ABOUT THE COMPETITION

 

Urbanization, globalization, climate change, demographic change are all public pressures on people's quality of life, safety and security. This has put many city authorities in a challenging position to tackle problems, relating to these topics. To address this, we have developed a series of hackathons spread over three months, to challenge our partners and developers to seek new ways to connect, get better insights to foster a better environment and develop a smarter and safer cities. 

 This event is brought to you by the NSW Government Smart Places Strategy, Oracle Corporation, Slack and Oracle Partner Network. Below are some examples to kickstart your ideation process!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!

Winner : Team Torus
 

The Torus Protocol proposes an optionally privacy-preserving, turing-complete, scalable blockchain based on directed acyclic graphs that works in tandem with a portable hardware wallet in the form of a ring that requires biometric identifications via fingerprint to access its functionalities.

Finalist : Team Parkwhere
 

This app displays carparks on the map with indicators of available lots and price, making finding a carpark space easier for its users.

It uses data and optimizes the parking space available for the users and saves time.

Finalist : Team GTPLUS&WYHIL
 

The solution uses data from air-quality sensor

(AirFeel) and uses the data to analyse the air quality for disease prevention. When data shows levels that exceed the threshold, the system could send an alarm to the user or operate an automatic ventilation system.

Finalist : Team Sheldonopolis
 

Guardian with a simple foot pattern gesture like stamping/tapping is programmed to trigger an SOS alert message to your family and emergency respondents for their immediate attention and response to your safety.

Finalist : Team Dream Green
 

Clever Drone application will allow customers to deliver their products or packages using our smart delivery application.

Finalist : Team Carbon Neutral


We tokenized and reward users who commute in a socially-responsible manner.

Runners-Up : Team Citisafe
 

CitiSafe is a cloud-based intelligence platform provider, we provide solutions specifically to enable individuals living in the smart cities and particularly the silent victims to join the communities and transform from bystanders to up-standers.

Runners-Up : Team MyWay
 

MyWay is an active safety digital assistant that can prevent involuntary exposure to safety risks, improving city users’ safety and wellbeing by inciting travellers to go for leisure walks throughout the area.

Runners-Up : Team Rapidites
 

A people friendly IoT based chat-bot using Facebook which helps in multiple aspects.

CHALLENGE CATEGORIES

 50 teams will instantly score a data science and career building prize back worth over $250!

Once you have selected a event to join, you should select at least one of the challenge categories and problem statements to compete in per hackathon. Hover over each tile below to see a list of their potential problem statements.

When submitting your solution at the end of the respective hackathon, your team will need to incorporate or make a reference to least one prescribed dataset released by our Lead Sponsor. These datasets will be released during the opening ceremony.

SMART ADMINISTRATION

Citizens’ are increasingly expecting higher quality services and responses to their needs; be it smarter governance, intelligence mobility or an overall safer city to live. The Smart Administration challenge category can cover solutions that help cities manage public administration issues.

Example Problem Statements

How do we deal with food safety concerns, particularly with concerns about perishability and the country of origin? How do we improve the safety of autonomous cars & taxis? How do we ensure that transportations & logistics deliver faster and more reliably to citizens?

SAFE CITIES

Safe Cities require an understanding of the need for security to evolve from a reactive to a proactive approach, with integrated response. The Safe Cities challenge category can cover solutions that help cities to manage public security issues as a city population & urbanisation grows. 

Example Problem Statements

How do we ensure that the environment we live in is safe? How do cities respond to criminal behaviour, natural disasters, terrorism & other phenomena? Can we build an environment or city intelligence tracking tool?

SMART TRANSPORTATION

A Functioning transportation and logistics system, with the right accompanying infrastructure, is the backbone of a strong economy. The Smart Transportation challenge category can cover solutions that help mega cities manage their public and private sector mobility more effectively.

 

Example Problem Statements

How do we deal with food safety concerns, particularly with concerns about perishability and the country of origin? How do we improve the safety of autonomous cars and taxis? How do we ensure that transportation and logistics deliver faster and more reliably to citizens? 

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CHALLENGE JUDGES & SPEAKERS

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Hon. Victor Dominello

Minister for Digital, Minister for Customer Service, NSW Government

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Rama M Kamaraju

Senior  Consultant, 

NITI  Aayog

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Chee Kean Lim

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Ascent Solutions 

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Yudhistira Nugraha

Director,

Jakarta Smart City

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Steve Nouri

Head of Data Science & AI, Australian Computer Society

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Aylwin Tan

Chief Customer Solutions Officer, CapitaLand Group

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Ian Oppermann​

Chief Data Scientist,

NSW Government​

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Dr Supakorn Siddhichai

Executive Vice President, Digital Economy Promotion Agency 

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Saeed Tasbihsazan

Chief Technology Officer, Strategic Accounts, Telstra

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Horng Shya

Managing Director,

Oracle Singapore

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Craig Chung

Councillor,

city of Sydney

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