Background and Introduction
The ASEAN Foundation and SAP are pleased to launch the ASEAN Data Science Explorers competition. Through a data analytics competition, this joint-initiative encourages ASEAN youths in all ten ASEAN Member States to harness the power of data, highlighting the key issues in ASEAN and derive meaningful insights that lead to innovative solutions. The competition is targeted at tertiary students of any major, including Political Science, from tertiary insitutions in ASEAN.
To register and find more information about the competition, visit: www.aseandse.org
Eligibility and Rules
The contest is open to individuals who:
are nationals of ASEAN member countries (ie. Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) are full-time tertiary students currently pursuing their Diploma / Undergraduate studies in one of the tertiary institutions in Southeast Asia (includes Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam); are above the age of 16 as at the start of the Contest Period. Parental consent is required for participants under the age of 18.
Rules and Regulation
Each participant is only eligible to join ONE team. Each team will consist of 2 members from the same university. Both members of the team should hold a valid passport in the event that they are chosen to travel down to Jakarta for the regional competition.
Each team is allowed to submit only one entry. This entry will be used to judge for qualifying rounds to finals. No amendment is allowed after the submission has closed.
The entry must be built using SAP BusinessObjects Cloud. Each team must adhere to the submission guidelines stated. Teams are allowed to use given data or data from other reliable sources (publicly accessible or via special permissions from the owner of the dataset) but they must be clearly acknowledged in the submission form.
All submissions must be in English.
All submitted material must be original and created by team members. If previously published content is used, it must be properly attributed to the original author.
|Online registration||2 May – 16 June 2017|
|Online submission||16 June – 11 September 2017|
|National finals (in 10 ASEAN Member
|End October to early November|
|ASEAN Face-off||End November 2017|
Final Selection and Prizes
o Visualization: Use of visual analysis, compelling charts and graphs to depict the datasets and give viewers meaningful insights.
o Data: volume, variety and relevance of data used to support your theme.
o Compelling story: Design and layout of storyboard.
Plausible recommendations, creativity and overall flow of the story.
o User Experience: “Wow” Factor in total user experience.
Cash prizes for the top three winning teams across 10 countries:
o 1st place: € 800 (will participate in the regional competition)
o 2nd place: € 400
o 3rd place: € 200
Cash prizes for the top three winning teams:
o 1st place: € 1800
2nd place: € 1200
3rd place: € 600