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Kuala Lumpur

TM Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
8.30am, 03 October 2020 (Saturday)


The two most important movers for improving rakyat’s lives at scale are technology and government. MYHackathon will put them together – and with YOUR skills and ideas!

MYHackathon is a PENJANA programme that will bring technology and digitalisation to government services to improve the delivery of key public services to the Rakyat that can re-energize the economy under these “New Normal” conditions.

The Inaugural MYHackathon is happening in Kuala Lumpur!
If you have the vision, courage and determination to make a difference – JOIN US !

Theme @ MYHackathon Kuala Lumpur PRIHATIN RAKYAT

Prihatin Rakyat is the theme for the inaugural hackathon. The focus is to develop digital solutions that can provide immediate assistance to the needy, the challenged, the urban poor and senior citizens.

Prihatin Rakyat theme has 5 problem statements that are faced by government services. Your job is to “hack” the problems and provide a well-thought solution.

Objective of the Hackathon

To ensure target groups, recipients and beneficiaries receive timely assistance

Five Problem Statements

  1. PRIHATIN 1:
    Digital solution for online registration, registry management, verification and monitoring of government assistance.

  2. PRIHATIN 2: 
    Digital solution for disbursement of financial / non-financial aid or assistance to recipient.

  3. PRIHATIN 3:
    Digital solution for online registration, registry management, verification, OKU facilities and monitoring for people with disability.

  4. PRIHATIN 4:
    Digital solution for National Digital Identity.

  5. PRIHATIN 5:
    Digital solution for citizens to access information and services for Government Online Service Gateway (GOSG).


Download the Detailed Problem Statements for Prihatin Rakyat Theme

Important Dates for All Participants

Saturday, 26 Sept 2020

Problem Statements are released

Register for the Hackathon
(Registration Closed)

Select “Kuala Lumpur/Prihatin Rakyat”

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Kuala Lumpur Hackathon Launch:
With Coach assignment, Ideation Workshop and panel sessions.

Venue:    The Dome, Level 4
TM Convention Centre

Time:       8.30am to 5.30pm

Attend the Launch programme and workshops.

Day1-Programme here

Sunday, 4 Oct 2020
Until Thursday, 8 Oct 2020

[All Online/Remote] Sessions:

  • Online webinars
  • Coaching Sessions
  • Mentoring Sessions

Work on your ideas, solution and presentation materials.
Attend online webinars.
Get help from mentors and coaches.

Submit your project (if you are ready)

Friday, 9 October 2020

Submissions Deadline:
Last day for ‘Prihatin Rakyat’ project submissions

Deadline: 11pm on 9 October 2020

Submissions is via online platform.

Any submissions received AFTER 11pm on 9 October 2020 – will be automatically rejected.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2020
Until Sunday, 11 Oct 2020

Submission Shortlisting:
All submissions will be evaluated and shortlisted.

The Top10 from Sprint and  Top10 from Marathon categories will be announced as Finalists.

Will be notified.

Monday, 12 October 2020

Top 10 finalists for each Sprint and Marathon categories respectively.

All shortlisted finalists will e notified via phone call. The general public can lookout for the results via MYHackathon website and Social Media.

Important Dates for Finalists ONLY

These dates and programmes are important to those who have been shortlisted as MYHackathon Kuala Lumpur Finalists. They comprise of the Top 10 teams for Sprint category and the Top 10 teams for Marathon category.

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Advanced Coaching & Mentoring
(via Online/Remote)

Sharpen up your presentation & solutions.

Cleanup your presentation and solution or demo/prototype.

Clear you next 2 days schedule & get ready to attend both the Bootcamp Day & Final Pitch Day – all sessions is FULLY ONLINE via Zoom!

Sunday, 15 November 2020

Bootcamp Day

Time: 8.30am – 5.00pm

The bootcamp consists of 3 parts:
i. Content: Crafting your deck, pitch, and storytelling.
ii. Pitch-Coach: pitching to a coach and get feedback.
iii. Scheduled Dry Run: Every team will conduct a scheduled dry run with the production team to ensure a smooth final.

Get 1-1 technical coaching and pitching coaching

Monday, 16 November 2020

Final Pitch & Winners Announcements Day

Time: 8.00am – 5.00pm

Your time to shine!

Pitch your ideas and solutions to a panel of judges headed by CRADLE.

Winners will be announced by 3.30 pm on the same day!

Eligibility, Team Registrations & Project Submissions

  1. Who can participate

    Eligibility criteria here 

  2. Team Registrations

    For every MYHackathon, only Team Member 1 (Team Leader) that needs to register for each team. We strongly suggests anyone who wishes to participate to form a team of minimum 2 persons & maximum 5 persons. Only then the Team Leader should register to the MYHackathon online registrations portal.

    Companies can also enter MYHackathon with their staffs & management as members of the team. Just nominate minimum 2 persons & maximum 5 persons to enter the MYHackathon program.

    Companies are also allowed to sent in more than 1 team for every MYHackathon, provided the team leader & team members is not the same, as 1 person is only allowed to register in 1 team for every MYHackathon.

    Deadline for MYHackathon Kuala Lumpur: 
    – Online Registration Close: 5pm, 3 October 2020
    – Registration link here: register.myhackathon.com.my

  3. Tips on Forming a Team
    • Refer to “Who Should Participate?” to determine eligibility
    • Select your team members based on their ability to commit to the hackathon schedules
    • Select a “team leader” – someone who is readily available for the organizer to communicate with
    • Have a “spare” or “backup” team member in case someone has an emergency that they cannot avoid
    • Use the Hackathon Registration Form at the individual Hackathon page

Programme Organizers

A Programme Under

Supported By

Official Telco Partner

Initiative Under