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FutureReadyASEAN Competitions

Competition 2020

Let’s Promote ASEAN Culture & Heritage Through Data Science

A data science competition based on the Future Ready ASEAN platform’s Data Wizard track.


Theme & Submission

Let’s use data science to understand and promote ASEAN culture and heritage. This includes historical aspects of art, culture, dance, music and theatre. Submissions have been extended to Sunday 20 September 23:59 Jakarta/Bangkok Time. Please note that re-submissions will not be required or accepted.




Theme (20%) – Culture or heritage chosen and content.

Findings (30%) – Details of work involved and use of various techniques to determine your conclusions on a short PowerPoint presentation of maximum 10 slides.

Technical Work (40%) – Use of Power BI or Python to create a workable data science model based on your findings.

Instructions (10%) – Ability to take competition requirement instructions.


Finals & Prizes

Finalists will represent their country and provide a presentation over a live-webinar on their theme, findings and technical work completed in early October 2020.

Champion: USD 1,500

1st Runner Up: USD 1,000

2nd Runner Up: USD 500



For all ASEAN youth aged 15 to 35. Girls are encouraged to apply. The competition is open to all ASEAN countries. Team submissions with 2 participants and 1 mentor are required. Only 1 submission is permitted per team. Mentors can manage more than 1 team. All participants and mentors are required to register on the FutureReadyASEAN website as a user and obtain the following:

Digital Citizen – beginner level badge (yellow belt)

Dream Team Player – beginner level badge (yellow belt)

Data Wizard – advanced level badge (blue belt)

Social Innovator – beginner level badge (yellow belt)


Competition Partners

This competition was developed in partnership with partners across ASEAN.