JUDGES

Hung Tran
CEO & Founder, GotIt!

GotIt! - a Silicon Valley based startup building an on-demand platform for knowledge that is backed with great funding from the people who invested in world-changing companies like Tesla, SpaceX, and Planet Labs. Mr. Tran previously led an international cooperation effort among Vietnam and U.S. government agencies, MIT, and RICE university to build a national scale open course program from inception to launch to growth that serves millions of college students in Vietnam.

Mike Michalec
Co-founder & Managing Director, EdTech Asia

EdTech Asia - an ecosystem catalyst for education entrepreneurs and innovators that provide services such as research, consultancy, a community platform and events relevant to stakeholders leading the ongoing transformation of education and technology within Asia and beyond.

Ngo Thuy Ngoc Tu
Co-Founder, YOLA

Tu Ngo is a graduate of Stanford University and co-founder of Yola, a national network of learning centers in Vietnam with thousands of students in training to attend universities overseas. Tu is also one of the Forbes 30 under 30 Vietnam 2015. Recently, ELSA, where she is the co-founder, has just won the first prize at SXSWedu, a prestigious worldwide competition for startups in the field of education technology (EdTech).

Nguyen Thanh Trung
Co-founder & CTO,
TOPICA Edtech Group

He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT field, especially in the field of Cognitive Science , Augmented Intelligence and Datamining . With the instructional design solution for 3D learning environment, he was awarded by the Association of Asian Open universities . He is currently Founder Institue Topica 's top mentor, a franchise of the famous startup Accelerator Program from Silicon Valley.

Pham Phuc Truong Luong
Deputy General Director,
Tinhvan Education

Mr. Luong Pham is an inventor and product manager of various software solutions of Tinhvan such as Libol, Union, Xalo… Libol (short for Online library) is the first domestic product which could completely manage a complicated library system. Libol was awarded ICT Golden Cup by the Vietnam Association for Information VINASA Sao Khue Award.

Nguyen Hoanh Tien
Vice President of Operations,
VNG Corporations

He has more than 15 years of experience in high-tech industry, ranging from in business strategy, product development, technical design, technical operations to general management in Internet, enterprise software and telecom both in Vietnam and overseas. He co-founded and USGuide and Connek volunteer networks, supported institutionalization of Vong Tay Be Ban charity group

Le Hong Viet
CTO, FPT

He is currently the director of technology and President of FTP Corp. Technology council. He has held many important positions such as Virtualization Technology Specialist, Microsoft Singapore; Technology Director of FPT Asia Pacific; Technology Director of FPT Software... He is the one who helped FPT conquer the international market in cloud computing, mobility, Big Data...

Nguyen Tai Tue
CTO, GAMOTA

With over 5 years experience in programming mobile application, Nguyen Tai Tue is currently CTO of GAMOTA - one of three biggest mobile game company in Vietnam. GAMOTA is known for many successful titles from the tactical role-playing, sports, casual entertainment game, the most famous of which is the beauty of mobile Ai, The Smiling, King of football...

IDEAS COMPETITION

Where unique Edtech solution ideas converge

CHALLENGES

New technology products are launched for the very first time, directly applicable to Topica educational system

JUDGES

Our judges are internationally renowned IT experts and founders of world's leading technology companies

ATTRACTIVE PRIZE

The total prize value is up to $90,000 with unique prize structure. The winning team will be honoured at EdTech Asia Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.

EVENT SCHEDULE

BASIC TOPICS (TENTATIVE)

Encourage candidates to creative new ideas around Edtech (Education Technology)

Voice recognition




Auto TechTestRoom

Real-time whiteboard



BUILDING COLLABORATIVE READING APP

Datamining


WRITING RECOMMENDATION ENGINE TO SUGGEST RELEVANT COURSES

Biometric keystroke
pattern recognition

Apply User recognition technology by keystrock pattern, face recognition, voice recognition to testing and examination

ADVANCED TOPICS (TENTATIVE)

Encourage candidates to creative new ideas around Edtech (Education Technology)

AI, Adaptive learning,...


Using AI to develop chat bot in teaching mathematics for primary and secondary students.

Oculus, Second Life
hoặc Unity/ High Fidelity


Apply Oculus, Leap Motion technology to illustrate 3D class

Gamification


Apply Gamification in teaching English

Drone,
Image Recognition


Using Drone to check the attendance automatically and detect dishonesty in examination.

AI, Machine learning



User Recognition by keystrock pattern

Augmented Reality



Using AR to improve Student services

Natural Language
Processing


Using natural language platform (NLP) to develop plagiarism detecting system Clould vision API image content analysis

Cloud Vision API Image content Analysis


Using Google Cloud to recognize textbook images and suggest relevant Youtube videos

BASIC TOPICS
(TENTATIVE)

Encourage candidates to creative new ideas around Edtech (Education Technology)

Voice recognition




Auto TechTestRoom

Real-time whiteboard



BUILDING COLLABORATIVE READING APP

Datamining


WRITING RECOMMENDATION ENGINE TO SUGGEST RELEVANT COURSES

Biometric keystroke
pattern recognition

Apply User recognition technology by keystrock pattern, face recognition, voice recognition to testing and examination

ADVANCED TOPICS
(TENTATIVE)

Encourage candidates to creative new ideas around Edtech (Education Technology)

AI, Adaptive learning,...


Using AI to develop chat bot in teaching mathematics for primary and secondary students.

Oculus, Second Life
hoặc Unity/ High Fidelity


Apply Oculus, Leap Motion technology to illustrate 3D class

Gamification


Apply Gamification in teaching English

Drone,
Image Recognition


Using Drone to check the attendance automatically and detect dishonesty in examination.

AI, Machine learning



User Recognition by keystrock pattern

Augmented Reality



Using AR to improve Student services

Natural Language
Processing


Using natural language platform (NLP) to develop plagiarism detecting system Clould vision API image content analysis

Cloud Vision API Image content Analysis


Using Google Cloud to recognize textbook images and suggest relevant Youtube videos

Rules


1

Group Formation


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Product


3

Presentation

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