about 1 year ago

Demo Day Slides + Q&A responses are up!

Hi Idea Sprint participants!   Thank you again for participating in the COVID-19 Idea Sprint, and contributing all your various submissions! We’ve been reading through all submissions in detail, and are in the process of getting government officers from the relevant teams to look at them - we’ll be following up with individual submissions as and when there are any follow-ups.   Thank you as well to everyone who attended Demo Day. We’ve uploaded the various presentation materials, as well as the presenter’s responses to your submitted Q&A questions:   Links to Slides
  1. Project Grey
  2. Scaling up contact tracing with

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about 1 year ago

Demo Day Recording

Thank you to everyone who presented, participated, and attended Demo Day yesterday! We had over two hundred of you guys join in to hear twelve projects present their ideas and prototypes to senior government representatives.

For those of you who posed questions in the Q&A, these questions have been shared with the respective presenters and we will upload their answers and presentation materials early next week.

For those of you who were not able to attend, you may find the video of yesterday’s Demo Day at go.gov.sg/demodayvideo.


about 1 year ago

Demo Day Today, 2-4pm SGT

Tune in this afternoon from 2-4pm SGT to watch Demo Day for the COVID-19 Idea Sprint. We will have 12 groups sharing their projects and solutions to address COVID-19 issues to senior government representatives, including Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and SMS Janil Puthucheary. Agenda will be as follows:

Introduction

Presentations

Order

Presentation

Presenter

1

Project Grey

Teng Jing Wen, Foo Ji-Haw

2

Scaling up contact tracing with corporate data partnerships

Raymond Chan, Xavier

3

ResuMatch

Liu Haohui

4

VeriTrace: Streamlined contact tracing to reopen the economy

Tey Shi Ying, Qing Ze

5

MigrantLingo

Lionell Loh, Claire Tan

6

Respons-ableSG: A Fuse…

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about 1 year ago

22 May Update - Submissions Now Closed!

Submissions are now closed!

Thank you to everyone who submitted their projects and ideas - we’ve been so inspired by the response. All submissions on DevPost will be looked through, regardless of whether or not you are presenting at Demo Day. If there are any questions or follow ups we will contact you directly, so keep a lookout for any messages from us (through DevPost or Slack).  

Lastly, we hope to see everyone at Demo Day tomorrow, 2-4pm SGT! We will have 12 presenters demo-ing their submissions to government representatives, including Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and Senior Minister of State Janil

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about 1 year ago

21 May Update: Submission Deadline is Tomorrow, 12pm

Hi everyone!

We’re almost to the end of the COVID-19 Idea Sprint! Don’t forget that the deadline to submit is tomorrow, 22 May, at 12pm SGT. Demo Day will be taking place on Saturday, 23 May, 2-4pm.

 

Whether or not you’ll be presenting, if you’d like to see what other people have been working on, Register to attend Demo Day here

If you’d like to demo your project, Register your interest to present at Demo Day here.



We have up to fourteen 5-minute presentation slots for Demo Day, and will be shortlisting presenters tomorrow afternoon, after all DevPost

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about 1 year ago

18 May Update - Sign-ups to present at Demo Day are now open!

Hi everyone!

We've crossed the 200-participant and 30-submission mark, a big thank you to everyone for your efforts thus far! Registration to present at Demo Day is now open: 

 

Register here to present at Demo Day

 

Recap: What is Demo Day?

We’re holding this Demo Day to give you the opportunity to showcase the prototype/solution that you’ve built. We’ve invited senior public sector representatives in charge of our COVID-19 tech response and who would be able to scale your solutions to help Singapore’s COVID-19 efforts. 

These representatives include Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, Senior Minister of State Janil Puthucheary, Permanent…

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about 1 year ago

17 May Update - Demo Day with senior government leaders on Saturday, 23rd May 2-4pm

Hi everyone,

 

Hope you’re having a good weekend, and are making progress on your prototypes and demos! We’ve confirmed Demo Day on Saturday, 23rd May 2-4pm

 

We’re holding this Demo Day to give you the opportunity to showcase the prototype/solution that you’ve built. We’ve invited senior public sector representatives in charge of our COVID-19 tech response and who would be able to scale your solutions to help Singapore’s COVID-19 efforts. 

 

As such, you’re invited to present your working demos at this Demo Day to government representatives including:

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-charge of Smart Nation

Dr Janil

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about 1 year ago

15 May Update - Extension of Deadline + Preparing for Demo Day

  1. Hi everyone! Thanks for your submissions, ideas, and contributions thus far! We’ll be extending the deadline to Friday, 22nd May 12pm, to give you time to focus on translating your ideas into mock-ups, prototypes, and/or workable solutions to be shown at a Demo Day - details below:


    1. Deadline for submissions will now be extended to Friday, 22 May at 12pm from the original 16th May deadline. We know some of you have asked for more time, so we want to give you an extra week to translate whatever ideas you have into workable prototypes that you can demo for

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about 1 year ago

12 May Update - MCCY webinar materials are available + Webinar tonight (830 SGT) with HDB on rental flat lease renewals

Hi volunteers,

Thank you for signing up for the idea sprint, and for taking part in the various discussions on the Slack Workspace. In the past 4 days, we've seen 100+ of you sign up to the Idea Sprint and begin to contribute ideas. Submissions on Devpost are beginning to trickle in, and even more ideas are popping up on Slack, so a big thank you to everyone!

There have been asks for additional information regarding the problem statements where possible, and we're working with the various teams to see what we can provide. We'll do our best to…

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about 1 year ago

9 May Update - Webinar Registration for 11/12 May

Thank you for the interest and all the kind offers to help with the Singapore government’s COVID-19 efforts. It has been very heartening to see the community response!



Webinar Sharings with MCCY and HDB (11th May / 12th May 830pm)
We will be having two more webinars on Monday (11 May) and Tuesday (12 May), 830pm (SGT) by officers from MCCY and HDB respectively. During these webinars, the speakers will share specific details, challenges, opportunities which the are facing in the following areas which they’d like to get tech volunteers’ ideas and suggestions on:

Topic

Speaker

Date/Time/Registration

Isolation and mental

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about 1 year ago

Problem Statements - Contact Tracing & Re-opening the Economy

Hi everyone, 

For those of you who managed to catch the first webinar today, thank you for attending! For those of you who missed it, we'll upload the link to the recordings once they are available. Here's a summary of the problem statements that were discussed at the webinar:

Problem Statements from today's Webinar

Contact Tracing
How might we improve the contact tracing process to identify patterns in linked / unlinked cases so that we may generate the best quarantine yield possible in the shortest time and with the smallest manpower required through the use of technology and data?

For

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about 1 year ago

Welcome to the COVID-19 Idea Sprint

Thank you for participating in GovTech's COVID-19 Idea Sprint! We look forward to your ideas and submissions. As the sprint progresses we will continue to share updates here.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the Slack Workspace.


about 1 year ago

[Webinar Registration] Hack the Crisis: Crowdsourcing ideas on Digital Solutions to Fight COVID-19

This webinar will be running on Friday, 8th May 2020, 530-630pm SGT.

Main event page is at: https://www.meetup.com/STACK-X-by-GovTech-Singapore/events/270459117/

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##To get the Zoom link you have to register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mLlQzNLmSFeqyar3s7uQOg ##

COVID-19 is the biggest challenge our generation has faced thus far. Governments around the world are sparing no effort to tackle the virus. Many have turned to digital solutions to disseminate information and allocate resources more effectively.

In Singapore, even as we start easing circuit breaker measures, the fight against COVID-19 will continue.

How can we leverage technology to reopen our economy and keep everyone safe at the same…

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