Miriam College, the only higher education team from the Philippines joined the recently concluded ASEAN-INDIA HACKATHON last February 1 to 3. The Hackathon was conceptualized not as a competition but as a means to foster collaboration among representatives of ASEAN countries in promoting economic development by working on world issues such as blue economy, agriculture, tourism, health care and medical devices, environment, education, water and smart cities and campuses. Furthermore, the goal of the event is foster camaraderie among the participants as they share their talents, knowledge and skills while taking into consideration diverse cultures, beliefs, values and work ethics.
The participants coming from all 10 ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, and India) were assigned to different groups to provide solutions to real world issues. 6 participants from Miriam College and their respective teams emerged as winners as they worked on the issues assigned to their team. The runners up are as follows:
- Lee Ann Catalan Cabuslay and Team - Online Remote Proctoring
- Alethea Jasmine Malonzo Lactawan and Team - Cost Of Air Pollution To Solar Power Generation (CAPsolar)
- Nicole Ashley Dizon Montemayor and Team -- Fishing boat Activity Clustering and Timeline Studying (FACTS)
- Nadine Yap and Team - Flagging of (AIS) INactivity Data (FIND)
- Gianna Marie Soriano and Team - Block chain in logistics
One of the participants came from the winning team. She is Laurice Dominique Vinoya Abe And Team. Her team worked on Automated Animal Identification and Detection of Species (AAIDeS).