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
All shortlisted teams have been contacted via email. See you soon in RedQ!
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!
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?
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)
The winning team will receive:
to any AirAsia destination
5x Return flights
AirAsia BIG Points
Chief Data & Digital Officer
Group Chief Information Officer
MEET THE JUDGES
Su Yu Min
Head of Development
Mobile Product Manager
User Experience Manager
Head of Product Management
Dr. Karndee Leopairote
Solution Delivery Manager
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.
WHERE IS IT?
Registration of participants
Arrival of VVIPs
AIRVOLUTION 2017 Keynote
by Group CEO, Tony Fernandes
Break-out sessions for media interviews with VVIPs / Lunch + Team Networking
Briefing on House Rules
Briefing on Actual Challenge
Dinner and hack continues
Saturday, 18 March 2017
Sunday, 19 March 2017
Speech by Chief Data & Digital Officer, Shanti Nikunj
Team live prototype demo + presentation + Q&A*
Thank You note by Group CEO, Tony Fernandes & Chief Data & Digital Officer, Shanti Nikunj
Announcement of winning team
Media Q&A with winning team
End of event
*Each team has up to 8 minutes to demonstrate their working proof of concept / prototype / app.
BE PART OF