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Amazon AWS Hackdays – AWS Hackdays Online 2020 Build Tomorrow (Singapore)

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Deadline: 19 Jul,2020    Next term Starts:: 30 Jul,2020

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After the success of the 2019 edition, AWS Hackdays is back in 2020 with an exciting new challenge! Introducing “AWS Hackdays: Build Tomorrow!”, a hackathon for South-East Asian Developers who want to shape the future.
Contribute to building the future of your region today
with the power of technology!
This year, the focus is on the acceleration of digitalization in South-East Asia. You will have the opportunity to bring new solutions to address four of today’s industry challenges by leveraging Amazon Web Services Tools:
  • Sustainability
  • Learning & Development
  • Automation
  • Security

 

Eligibility and Criteria

To participate in the AWS Hackdays Online 2020, you must:

  • Form a team of 2 to 4 members
  • Be at least 21 years old by the launch date of the hackathon
  • Be a legal resident of the country in which you are participating
  • all members of the team need to reside in the same country for which hackathon they are participating in.
  • Exception made for the AWS Hackdays 2020 Online Demo. Members from the 4 different countries of this joint track can form teams.
Regardless of your technical background, all working professionals and students are welcome to apply for the AWS Hackdays 2020.
  • Using Amazon Web Services,we expect you to create a prototype which addresses an issue in one of the below categories.
  • The developed solution should demonstrate your skills in either Serverless, Machine Learning, IoT, Databases, Web Applications or Mobile Development.
  • To give you a clearer image of what is possible, wouldn’t it be nice for instance to have an application to learn new languages by combining AWS Fargate and AWS Machine Learning services? You could also extend the functionalities into IoT devices with AWS IoT Greengrass.
  • Here are some other examples of potential issues that could be addressed in each category. They are just for reference, so feel free to be creative and come up with your own ideas!

Sustainability:

  • Predicting virus outbreaks with machine learning
  • Analysing and predicting pollution levels
Providing opportunities for foreign domestic workers to develop their tech skills via their mobile phones’ VR systems
  • Managing inventory based on Machine Learning
  • Automating waste separation with visual recognition
  • Improving women’s physical security in the street through IOT solutions
  • Preventing the trade of endangered species through online monitoring

Awards and Benefits

  • The 7 Demo Day Winners will compete for the Online Final Hackathon Grand Prize: USD20,000.
  • For the First Runner up: all team members will be rewarded with a 100 USD Amazon voucher.
  • For the Second Runner up: all team members will be rewarded with a 75 USD Amazon voucher.
  • Using Amazon Web Services, showcase a prototype pushing your abilities in either serverless, machine learning, IoT, databases, web applications or mobile development.
  • For the top team selected in the AWS Hackdays Online Singapore Demo Day: Cash Prize of USD 2,000!
  • Exclusive invitation to the AWS Hackdays Online Final Hackathon to compete against the top teams from every AWS Hackdays Online Demo Day country for the:
  • Grand Prize USD 20,000 Per Team!
  • The Demo Day Runner Up will receive the cash prize of up to USD 400.

How To Apply

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