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Tuesday, April 9th, 2024
Trent University

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AI - 2024 THEME

Driving & Parking

 Key locations:

  •  Enter at the Science Complex loading dock (red marker. (round about at Praxair cylinders)

  • Proceed to the welcome desk for the directions to your room.

  • You can drop off your project before you park

  • Participants can park for free ONLY in Lot Q  (oranger marker)

  • Awards Ceremony in Wenjack Theatre (OCA W101.2) located in Otonabee College (blue marker)


8:00 - 8:45 am: Project Setup

Please enter through the Science Complex door (round about at Praxair cylinders). Ushers will direct you to your assigned room in the Environmental Science Building.

It will be available upon arrival on fair day.


9:00 - 11:30 am: Judging

The judging schedule will be taped to section of the lab bench where you will set up your project. Students are responsible for being available at their project during their assigned judging times. Multiple judges will visit each project.

11:30 am  – 2 pm: Public Viewing

Students should remain close to their projects and be prepared to answer questions. They are also encouraged to make time to visit other projects.

12:15 - 1:00 pm: Lunch Break for Primary and Elementary 

Participants are reminded that they should arrange for a friend or parent to watch over their display in their absence, particularly if valuable equipment is involved. Lunch is not provided but the Otonabee Market Place Cafeteria in Otonabee College (near Wenjack Theatre) will be open to purchase food. A seating area is available there. Please be aware that this area is not supervised, and that students need permission from parents or teachers to visit the Cafeteria.  THE CAFETERIA DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH

12:30 - 1:15 pm: Lunch Break Junior, Intermediate and Senior


2:00 pm: Project takedown and Room Draw Prizes (you must be in the room to win)

Please ensure all project material is removed then proceed to the Wenjack Theatre for Central Smith ice-cream

3:00 (sharp) - 4:30  pm Awards Ceremony Wenjack Theatre - Central Smith Ice cream served

All participants, teachers and family members are welcome. Please note that the Awards Ceremony will not be over before 4:30 pm, in case you need to make special arrangements for your students’ transportation home.

Awards Ceremony 2024

Presentation by Mamdouh Mina

School of Business and Information Technology

Fleming College, Peterborough


Cloud and Data security in today’s AI world: Have you ever wondered how secure your cloud data is? With all the advancement in Artificial intelligence (AI) does that make our data more secure or less secure.  Presented by our Keynote Speaker at the Awards Ceremony


Professor Mamdouh Mina is the Program Coordinator behind Fleming College's Computer Security and Investigations (CSI) program. As our guest speaker Mamdouh, will help us explore AI and Data Security. His specialties include: data security and privacy, project management, network design, network forensics and investigation, cybersecurity, risk assessment, data backup, wireless solutions and “researching and acquiring unique solutions to seemingly impossible problems”… whew!

Seems complicated, but don’t worry, Mamdouh will change your mind. He is animated, enthusiastic and eager to reveal the world of data which surrounds on earth and above in the cloud.

Security & Safety

All participants are responsible for the security of their projects. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns during the fair, please approach one of our volunteers, including the room monitors, to let us know.


If you have signed the signature page, you have given permission for a science fair representative to take a picture of you and your project. 

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