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ASIA OPEN DATA HACKATHON 2018

Let’s compete over ideas and technologies across borders

2018.7.21 sat - 7.22 sun How to participate Babysitting services(for Nagareyama Venue only) Women with and without children are also welcome!

What is Asia Open Data Hackathon?

Asia Open Data Hackathon was organized for the first time in 2015 with the aim of solving common challenges by leveraging open data in Asia.
Japan has joined since 2017, which has made its outstanding presence felt! (See last year’s report blog››)

At this year’s hackathon, which is its 2nd year for Japan, participants seek to address challenges under the theme of “tourism” and “citizens’ safety” by making use of open data in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.
Those first-timers and non-engineers are all welcome!
We are waiting for not only engineers but data scientists, designers, planners and directors to join us!

Theme

The objective of this hackathon is to solve common challenges facing Asia. The themes common to all the nations are “tourism” and “citizens” safety (safety against earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, droughts, air pollution and children’s safety in their daily lives, etc.).

Participants are free to pick one from among five subjects for both themes and work on it to come up with a solution.

Citizens Safety

Utilize open data to create some innovative service, in order to prevent and protect citizen from disaster and danger, as well as to improve life quality. Please also consider business oppotunities of this service

  • How to improve Early-Warning system for earthquake, tsunami and volcaniceruption?
  • How to improve air pollution (eg.fine dust) forecast skill and takeactions?
  • How to utilize open data to disaster?
  • How to apply open data to drought prevention?
  • How to utilize open data to prevent safety accident of children?

Tourism

To fully understand the demand for sightseeing behavior, in order to create some innovative sertvice, as well as to promote tourism industry business opportunities.

  • How to utilize open data to experiential tourism?
  • How to utilize open data for individual customized travel?
  • How to utilize open data to language barriers?
  • How to utilize open data to help travelers who got sick while traveling?
  • How to utilize open data to boost tourism industry of Asia?

Prize

INVINCIBLE HACKERS
US$ 1000
BEST HACKERS
US$ 700
TESM’S CHOICE
US$ 100
HERE International award
US$ 1000

International sponsor

HERE technologies

HERE Technologies is a company that provides mapping and location data and related services to individuals and companies.
They will provide the special award to a team that utilizes thier API.
On the domestic hackathon event in Japan, HERE engineers and Sabrina,Head of the Data Acquisition and Community for North Asia will come to Shibuya venue and will support our teams.

HERE International award

HERE will cover 2 person 1 team from 1 country(Taiwan and Japan), but only 1 night for 1 country.

One person each from the teams that come in first and second in the respective countries will be invited to the award ceremony scheduled for November in South Korea.

*Please note that no prize will be awarded at the event on July 21-22.

Schedule

  • July 21-22, 2018

    Hackathon(Shibuya・Nagareyama)

  • September 1, 2018

    Demo Day(Tokyo)

  • November, 2018 予定

    Summit(Korea)

Hacksawn will be concurrently held in Tokyo (Shibuya) and Chiba (Nagareyama). For those who wish to participate in the event from across the nation, we will invite entries online as well.
At the Nagareyama venue, babysitting services will be available, so women with/without children are more than welcome.

  • Shibuya Venue

    • DAY1(July 21)

      10:30
      Doors open/reception
      11:00
      Introduction
      11:15
      Explanation of data supplied and API (supplied by Taiwan)
      11:30
      Ideathon & team building for individual entries
      18:00
      Presentation of progress
      21:30
      Exit
    • DAY2(July 22)

      11:00
      Resuming
      16:40
      Close
      17:00
      Presentation & demo
      19:00
      Social gathering
      20:00
      Dismissed
  • Nagareyama Venue

    • DAY1(July 21)

      9:30
      Doors open/reception
      10:00
      Introduction
      10:30
      Explanation of data supplied and API (supplied by Taiwan)
      11:00
      Ideathon & team building for individual entries
      18:00
      Presentation of progress
      21:30
      Exit
    • DAY2(July 22)

      10:00
      Resuming
      16:40
      Close
      17:00
      Presentation & demo
      19:00
      Social gathering
      20:00
      Dismissed
      *The Nagareyama Venue opens an hour earlier than Shibuya.
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Materials Supplied to Participants

Japan

Tourism

Citizens Safety

Taiwan

Tourism

Citizens Safety

Korea

Tourism

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Citizens Safety

movie coming soon
data set list

※Go to spreadsheet

It is a library of recommended usage data of three countries.
The quality of the data in our three countries is different. Also, collection methods and languages are different.
Therefore, there are severe barriers to mutual use.
This year we have tried to equalize them by translating their descriptions and main fields into English.
These are just samples so that you can use whatever data you like, but we hope it can work for your developing.

Criteria

Judges

LIVE JAPAN 事務局 清水真理子氏

Bureau of LIVE JAPANMariko Shimizu

内閣官房 情報通信技術(IT)総合戦略室 内閣参事官 山路栄作

National Strategy Office of Information and Communications Technology, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan CounsellorEisaku Yamaji

一般社団法人コード・フォー・ジャパン 代表理事 関治之

Representative of Code for JapanHal Seki