Engineers Without Borders Monash Presents:
EWB Ideathon 2020
Research, Ideate, Validate and Present your solutions towards
Engineering Better Healthcare in Cambodia
EWB Monash’s Ideathon is a hackathon-style event where participants must engineer an appropriate solution to a design proposal addressing health issues in Cambodia. Not only will this event teach rapid generation of appropriate solutions, but it will be jam packed with workshops, as well as the ability to interface with mentors and learn highly valued professional skills such as pitching, proposal development and resiliency under deadlines.
This year, our Ideathon case study will be focused around the WHO sustainable design goal of health and wellbeing. We will be providing all the resources needed to tackle the case studies on the day and workshops to help understand and empathise with local communities.
The event will be held fully online, from Saturday 26th September to Sunday 27th September and will be easily accessible over Zoom. So bring your friends and sign up as a group, or sign up as an individual and join a group of highly capable team mates!
Participating in Ideathon will go towards your continuous professional development (CPD) hours!
This year’s prizes is still to be announced. It will be a combination of monetary prizes, and professional development opportunities. Stay tuned!
This year we will focus on Cambodia, a small South East Asian country with a population 16.25 million, many of which leaves in rural and remote communities. Access to healthcare has always been an issue, and in the face of a global health crises, the Cambodian people will require innovative solutions that are human centred and appropriate to them.
The full case study will be released on 7th September. However, If you are keen to start early, purchase the early bird ticket and you will receive it straight away!
An excerpt of the case study can be found here