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Mon, Mar 14



2022 Ideathon Case Competition

This year we learned about neurodegenerative disease and patient care associated with it in our beginner-friendly competition!

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2022 Ideathon Case Competition
2022 Ideathon Case Competition

Time & Location

Mar 14, 2022, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


About the event

The purpose of the IDEAthon was to encourage students to think about innovative and novel ideas on how to improve the health-care and quality of life for people living with dementia and for those who care for them (caregivers and healthcare workers). In our beginner friendly environment and through the support provided by UBC PATHS, IDEA Lab, and Alzheimer Society of B.C., we wanted students to develop a case project and build on their problem solving, presentation, and team skills. This was a great opportunity to gain experience and network for anyone interested in the fields of health care, medicine, life sciences, technology, or people centered fields.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the competition, we appreciate your hard work and we loved hearing your innovative ideas! We hope everyone has learned something new about how we can help healthcare workers and those with neurodegenerative disease. Thank you to Dr. Hung for being our keynote speaker, and thank you to Dr. Corepal, Dr. Mann, and Dr. Van der Loos for being our judges. Finally, thank you to the IDEA Lab for organizing the event with us, and thank you to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC for sponsoring the event!

Congratulations to our winners!

First Place: Self-ManageMATE by Kelly Nguyen, Khanh Linh Tran, and Kevin Lam

Second Place: Hug on a Hand by Madhini Vigneswaran, Anjali Menon, and Sepehr Nouri

Third Place: The Garden of Memories by Ariel Tzu-Han Chiao and Emily Tzu Ling Chiao

Check back soon for recordings of all presentations below!

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