Dubai SCAH

September 21, 2015  |  Online Competition #SCAH_DUBAI
Dubai SCAH

REGISTER YOUR APP, WIN BIG PRIZES AND MAKE DUBAI A SMARTER CITY!

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Welcome to the Dubai Smart City App Hack.

Three months ago, developers, designers and experts of the mobile sector have taken up one big challenge: help transform Dubai to a Smart City through the development of mobile apps for 5 areas that are closely related to the day to day life and quality of the citizens: energy, mobility, collaboration, tourism and shopping.

And now, it's time for the big finale! The 10 finalists seen below (top nine best apps as selected from the online jury, plus the winner of the public voting) will be presenting live directly at the Dubai Smart City App Hack Finale at GITEX, on October 20 starting at 11 AM.

These top 10 App Makers will pitch for 3 minutes live onstage in front of their peers and an expert jury who will select a winners in turn of great local prizes such as:

 

What can you win?

BEST APP

An all expenses paid trip to Barcelona for the team members, to compete at the global final in Smart City Expo!

A direct spot to present at the Global Final of SCAH in the Smart City World Expo.

6 months free In5 membership

Nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards 2016. 

 

1st RUNNER-UP

The opportunity to be selected as one of the 15 finalists for the Global Final in the Smart City Expo.

4 months free In5 membership.

 

 

2nd RUNNER-UP

The opportunity to be selected as one of the 15 finalists for the Global Final in the Smart City Expo.

4 months free In5 membership.

 

 

Register to attend the event, it will be engaging and fun!!!

PARTICIPATING APPS
#einvitedubai
#D2DAutoService
#carpoolarabia
#app3ad
#boxitstorage
#WorldSpotlight
[email protected]
#gpsshield
#LupUp
SUBMITTED APPS
43/57
apps accepted
AGENDA

11:00 Welcome by DIC MD

11:05 Keynote presentation

11:10 App finalists presentations – 3min pitch plus 2min jury Q&A

12:30 Jury deliberation

12:45 Winner announcement

13:00 Networking time

RULES
The 10 finalist apps which will be invited to present live in the Dubai City Final and compete for the local prizes, will be selected in the following way:
  • Nine (9) finalists will be chosen by an online jury of experts between all valid apps submitted in the Online Competition
  • One (1) finalist will be chosen by public voting through Twitter.
 
 
Rules of participation:
  • To participate in the challenge you must agree to the Terms and Conditions of Dubai SCAH and the conditions defined in the Appcircus Terms of Service.
  • Participation is open to any developer or firm, and apps can be developed in any platform. Webapps are also considered valid.
  • Valid apps are those covering one or more of the 5 areas described in the Challenges section.
  • The intellectual rights derived from the app belong to its creator (person, team or company).
  • In order to be able to receive the final prize, apps must be available in the Store of the platform for which they are developed by the end of the competition.
 
Evaluation criteria
  • Addresses the problem statement(s) and solves a real user’s needs
  • Quality of user interface
  • Technical and operational feasibility
  • Economic and financial sustainability
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Use of the resources required to apply for one of the special prizes (FIWARE APIs, MasterCard APIs, Open Data sets etc.)
SPONSORS
Many thanks to our Sponsors and Media Partners!
ONSTAGE JURY
MANAGING DIRECTOR, DUBAI INTERNET CITY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT, DUBAI SMART GOVERNMENT
HEAD OF SERVICE LINE REVENUE GROWTH, ERICSSON
MANAGING DIRECTOR, FLAGSHIP PROJECTS FZ-LLC
ACTING CEO, ICT FUND
FOUNDER, KHAYARAT
VICE PRESIDENT - HEAD OF GOVERNMENT SECTOR MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, MASTERCARD
CEO, OPTIMISTIX VENTURES
SENIOR DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, , QUALCOMM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
ORGANIZERS
Organizer, appcircus