OVERVIEW OF YESIST12 2019
YESIST12 ASIA: AGE OF INNOVATION 2019 is a Coding and Making Challenge jointly organized by Madras IEEE Education Society Chapter, hosted in partnership with IEEE sections, Universities and leading technology industry companies. The challenge is conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given:
‘PREPARING FOR FUTURE: SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ’
Dreaming leads to creativity and creativity innovates the future. The theme Preparing for the future: Sustainable Transformative Technologies aims to create a platform for the Engineering Students and professionals to think about futuristic technologies like autonomous vehicles, robotic companions, self-repairing systems, disaster prediction and risk management and so on.
Previous YESIST12(SS12) Project Competitions and Maker Fairs were themed with the goal of preparing the students for the technical challenges while a social issue is to be solved. The new version 2019 aims to take the skill development to the next level by preparing the students to dream for the future through new technologies and new applications for creating a better society to live in. The projects can have applications in any of the following domains of UN Sustainable Development Goals or new domains thereof:
Uplifting societal standards
Disaster Prediction and Risk Management
Special Needs and Healthcare
Women and Children Safety
Natural Resource management and protection
Geographical and space science
Under this, the projects can be Mobile Apps or Computer Based or IoT based systems.
In addition to developing the projects, the developers should ensure that their creation follows the international industry level technical standards set by the various agencies and approved universally. The evaluation criteria will be as follows: