Congratulations to the winners of AGC 21!
GeoWorks recently held the ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2021: Geospatial Youth Edition (AGC 21) which brought youth in the ASEAN region together to use geospatial technology and information to support nations in achieving their Sustainable Development Goals. Targeted at students from Institutes of Higher Learning in the ASEAN region, the challenge was aimed at cultivating relationships and collaborations among ASEAN youth, elevating geospatial knowledge, facilitating knowledge sharing and raising interest in the geospatial field. The winners were announced on 24 March 2021 during Geo Connect Asia 2021.
Read more: ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2021 Winners
About ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2021
The ASEAN Geospatial Challenge 2021: Geospatial Youth Edition (AGC 21) brings youth in the ASEAN region
together to use geospatial technology and information to support nations in achieving their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Targeted at students from Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) in the ASEAN region, the challenge aims to:
Cultivate good relationships and
collaborations among the youth in ASEAN
Elevate geospatial competencies
and facilitate knowledge sharing
Raise interest in the geospatial field
Sustainable Development Goals
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart is the 17 SDGs, which calls for action by all countries —— developed and developing —— in a global partnership to use statistical data and geospatial information to meet the ambitions and demands of the 2030 agenda.
Format of the Challenge
Important Notes for Participants
View here for submission guidelines, rules and regulations and judging criteria of the challenge!
Each team is to submit the following documents to their respective National Geospatial Agency:
|Documents to be submitted|
|Project Write up||A completed Project Write Up to be submitted by each participating team.|
|Declaration of Original Work||Declaration form needs to be duly completed and signed by each participating team.|
|Declaration of Student Identity||Declaration forms need to be duly completed and signed by each participating team member.|
|Group Photo||Group photo of all team members|
Supporting Resources for Participants
Participants are encouraged to tap on the following resources contributed by our challenge partners!
Limited slots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Reach out to the respective contact person(s) if you would like to explore and use any of their resources for your project.
Award Categories and Prizes
Competing projects at the ASEAN level will be awarded based on the following prize categories.
Teams will stand a chance to win prizes ranging from drone-geospatial platform subscriptions, training certifications, cloud credits and opportunities for internship with key industry players!
Find out more about the prize categories below:
Click here for the ASEAN Level Judging Panel.
Projects will be assessed based on the following criterion:
Organiser and Supporting ASEAN Agencies
Supporting ASEAN Agencies