Sustainability Hackathon 2020

Solving the Unsolved

Start on 20 November 2020 from 6:00 PM. (Bangkok time)
Finish on 21 November 2020 until 6:00 PM. (Bangkok time)

Where: Online
Secretariat: AIT Entrepreneurship Center

Background

The outbreak of the COVID-19 warns us about the consequences of irresponsible development and overexploitation of the natural resources. These unsolved problems need to be solved through knowledge, skills, innovation, and technologies. The Sustainability Hackathon 2020 is the 2nd Hackathon organized by the Department of Development and Sustainability, AIT. This year of the COVID-19 outbreak, we aim to achieve sustainability solutions to address the problems of Sustainability Living in the Face of Coronavirus from any aspect of development. The proposed solution (s) needs to relate to at least three SDGs.

Challenges to Hack

=> Will be announced at 6:00 PM. on 20 November 2020 <=

Rules

1.

Each team must have 3-5 members. Students of the “Introduction to Development and Sustainability” must form a team of 3 classmates with (option) up to 2 more from outside.

2.

Each team is encouraged to use available technologies and publicly available data as part of the solutions for measurable and transparent results. Coding skills are not required but preferred.

3.

Pitch must address one or more goals and related targets of the SDGs and include impact investment and technology as part of the solutions. Pitch time is 3 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for Q & A

Criteria for Judging

0 %
Sustainability Innovation
0 %
Social Impacts
0 %
Product Design
0 %
Team Pitching

Organizers

Prof.Nophea Sasaki

Natural Resources Management

Course Instructor,
Department of Development and Sustainability,
School of Environment, Resources and Development,
Asian Institute of Technology

Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe

Gender and Development Studies

Course Instructor and Head of
Department of Development and Sustainability,
School of Environment, Resources and Development,
Asian Institute of Technology

Dr.Vilas Nittivattananon

Urban Environmental Management

Course Instructor,
Department of Development and Sustainability,
School of Environment, Resources and Development,
Asian Institute of Technology

Hackathon Jury

Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe

Course Instructor and Head of
Department

Gender and Development Studies (GDS)
Department of Development and Sustainability,
School of Environment, Resources and Development,
Asian Institute of Technology

Prof.Nophea Sasaki

Course Instructor

Natural Resources Management (NRM),
Department of Development and Sustainability,
School of Environment, Resources and Development,
Asian Institute of Technology

Dr.Vilas Nittivattananon

Urban Environmental Management

Course Instructor,
Department of Development and Sustainability,
School of Environment, Resources and Development,
Asian Institute of Technology

Prof.Dieter Trau

Dean of SET and Director of EC, AIT

Professor Dieter Trau is the Dean of School of Engineering and Technology and the Director of AIT Entrepreneurship Center,
Asian Institute of Technology

Ms.Ladaporn Khunikakorn

Regional Director of South Pole

Ms.Ladaporn Khunikakorn (or representative),
Regional Director of South Pole, Bangkok

Programme and Activities

November 20-21, 2020 (TBD)

20 November

Activities

Moderator

Dr. Manjunatha Venkatappa (Manju)

17:30

Logistic Matters

by Prof. Nophea Sasaki, Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS)

18:00

Launching Remarks

by TBD

18:10

Announcement of Challenges
Rules

by Prof. Nophea Sasaki, DDS

18:10

Introduction to Prizes for Winners

by Prof. Dieter Trau, SET Dean and Director of AIT Entrepreneurship Center

18:15

Introduction to Sponsors

by Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of DDS

18:20

Introduction to Mentors and Juries

by Manju and Individual Mentors

18:30-19:00

Introduction to the Hacking Teams

by Individual Teams

19:00-

Hacking begins

by Individual Teams and Mentors

21 November

Activities

Moderator

Dr. Manjunatha Venkatappa

8:00 - 8:20

Reviews and Introduction

by Prof. Nophea Sasaki

8:20 - 8:40

Sustainability and Impact Investment

by Ms. Ladaporn Khunikakorn, Regional Director, South Pole

8:40-

Hacking resumes

by Individual teams and mentors (online teamworks)

12:00-13:00

Break

Refresh Talk

Ideas and Patent

by Prof. Dieter Trau

13:30-

Hacking resumes

by Individual Teams and Mentors

15:00-16:00

Pitch Deck Submission and Arrival of Juries

16:00-18:00

Pitching

18:20

Winners Announcement and Prizes!

18:30

Closing Remarks

by Dr. Naveed Anwar, Vice President for Knowledge Transfer, AIT

Winners and Prizes

3

Three Hackathon winners determined by Jury.

CSI Prize, TH Prince Prize, Bangkok Penguin Prize!

2

Two Hackathon winners determined by popular votes

Surya Prize, LEET Prize!

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For details, please contact

Prof. Nophea Sasaki

Course and Event Coordinator

Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS)

Asian Institute of Technology

nopheas@ait.ac.th

DDS Staff
Mr. Chaiwat Bootchai, (02-564-5607)
Ms. Agnes Pardilla, (02-524-5668)