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AIRVOLUTION 2017 is AirAsia’s inaugural regional hackathon that aims to spearhead innovation in the Asean region. Up to 100 talented individuals will participate on-site in the 18-hour event at RedQ from 18 – 19 March. They will form teams to compete for attractive prizes by creating new products or solutions and presenting them to a panel of judges.

Spearheading Innovation in Asean

#AirAsiaAirvolution  #AirAsiaHackathon2017

All shortlisted teams have been contacted via email. See you soon in RedQ!

Watch what Tony has to say about AirAsia's first hackathon, AIRVOLUTION 2017

Who should attend?

Develop your ideas into awesome revolutionary solutions while rubbing shoulders with industry leaders from across the Asean region. This is the perfect networking platform and could even land you the biggest project of your career!

Are you a software developer, designer, engineer and tech entrepreneur based in AirAsia destinations? This is your time to shine! Join us and be part of AIRVOLUTION!

Why attend?

THE CHALLENGE

We’ve listed down 3 challenges here, but only 1 will be announced during the event itself.

How do you reduce guests’ waiting times at the airport, from check-in to boarding?

How do you profile AirAsia fans based on their digital social footprints to improve customer experience?

How do you offer AirAsia guests the best flights and tours at lowest prices, as well as the best itineraries?

RESOURCES

Microsoft Azure

Provides flight availability and pricing for a given origin, destination airport and travel dates. User will be able to make a complete flight booking with a test credit card. The API documentation will be shared to the shortlisted teams via email prior to the event. The usage of the API is optional.

Amazon Web Services

Experts and specialists from AirAsia, Amazon, Google and Microsoft will be stationed at respective booths to offer on-ground assistance, advice and attend to participants’ queries and questions on relevant topics, available technologies, tools and APIs.
Operating hours: 18 Mar, 10am - Midnight (AirAsia), 10am - 5pm (Amazon, Google and Microsoft)

Google Cloud

100,000

The winning team will receive:

to any AirAsia destination

PRIZES

RM25,000

5x Return flights

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+

AirAsia BIG Points

Shanti Nikunj

Chief Data & Digital Officer
AirAsia

Hogan Declan

Group Chief Information Officer
AirAsia

MEET THE JUDGES

Su Yu Min
Head of Development
AirAsia

Clarence Lee
Mobile Product Manager
AirAsia

Suzen Lim
User Experience Manager
AirAsia

Robin Low

Head of Product Management
AirAsia

Ilyas Ishak
Mobile Manager
AirAsia

Dr. Karndee Leopairote
Managing Director,
C-ASEAN Thailand

Jae Cheah

Solution Delivery Manager
AirAsia

Kawin Tangudtaisak

Head of Strategy & New Services, LINE Thailand

Dubbed as one of Malaysia's coolest office spaces, participants will live, breathe and sleep in this whopping 18,000sq m of AirAsia’s latest global headquarters known as AirAsia RedQ.

AirAsia RedQ

Selangor, Malaysia

WHERE IS IT?

09:00
Registration of participants

10:00

Arrival of VVIPs


10:30
AIRVOLUTION 2017 Keynote
by Group CEO, Tony Fernandes

11:15
Break-out sessions for media interviews with VVIPs / Lunch + Team Networking

13:00
Briefing on House Rules


13:45
Briefing on Actual Challenge


14:30
Hack begins

18:30
Dinner and hack continues

SCHEDULE

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Sunday, 19 March 2017

07:00
Breakfast

09:00

Speech by Chief Data & Digital Officer, Shanti Nikunj

09:10
Team live prototype demo + presentation + Q&A*


12:30
Feedback form

12:40
Lunch

13:45
Thank You note by Group CEO, Tony Fernandes & Chief Data & Digital Officer, Shanti Nikunj


14:00
Announcement of winning team

14:30
Media Q&A with winning team

15:00
End of event

*Each team has up to 8 minutes to demonstrate their working proof of concept / prototype / app.

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