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GoSHackathon!

So what is GosHackathon all about?!

GoSH Day Two Hackathon in action
GoSH Brian-Ary Mascot

Innovation

Creativity

Innovation at GoSH graphic

WHAT IS A HACKATHON?

There are different types of hackathons. The GosHackathon uses the term 'hack' as a clever solution to a problem rather than to 'hack' into a computer or software without permission of the owner or company.

So you don't have to be a tech whiz, but you do need to be a creative thinker and cooperative collaborator!

THE GoSHACKATHON PROBLEMS

Your team will have a choice of four problems to choose from. These are TOP SECRET until the Hackathon where they will be released to all teams.

 

Here are some clues.

Problems are related to our region and future

There are many different ways to gain points for your team

The Sustainable Development Goals underline each problem

Solving real world problems with innovation at GoSH graphic

WHAT ARE THE SDG'S?

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

UN Sustainability Goals Poster 2019
Teamwork

WAYS TO EARN POINTS

Problem Solving Methods graphic

Read all the information upfront as a group. Appoint a record keeper

Research your topic. What has already been done? What innovations exist?

Idea Development - allocate roles, set goals, plan, test, improve

As a team, choose a problem to focus on. Note how you came to this decision

Idea Generation - no right or wrong. Write, draw, type every idea as a team

Prototyping. How can you effectively communicate your solution?

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

The growth of people living in cities (urbanisation) has led to significant challenges in transportation and getting around.

 

There is a pressing need for sustainable transport solutions that promote efficient, clean, and accessible travel.

 

You are invited to develop an innovative idea and practical solution that might change the way people move around cities, reducing congestion, environmental impact, and promoting a better quality of life for residents.

SECONDARY LEVEL

Consider the needs of all community members and design an equitable solution to provide access to transport for all residents.

Address challenges faced by vulnerable groups, including people with disabilities, elderly individuals, and those in underserved communities by proposing inclusive transportation systems.

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PRIMARY LEVEL

Think about how we use transport now.

Can you think of a way future technology and your innovative ideas might make travelling better for the environment, easier for community members, and affordable for everyone?

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PROBLEM BREAKDOWN

UN Sustainability Goals
UN Sustainability Goals
UN Sustainability Goals
UN Sustainability Goals

TECHNOLOGY

What future technologies can you include?

SUSTAINABLE

How does your solution support the environment?

DIVERSITY

Does your solution support inclusion?

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