What is GovTech?
GovTech frames some of the biggest challenges in the voting process as opportunities to improve systems across the UK. We are focusing on enhancing traditional methods through using modern technology and innovative approaches.
The UK government would be encouraged to understand why people are disengaged with politics, how can we motivate others to vote, or perhaps even learn from what other nations are doing in utilising blockchain and AI technology. TH.0 brings you GovTech. New ideas are the key!
INTRODUCING THIS YEAR'S
Low voter engagement is harmful to democracy. In order to ensure good governance, we need to make our voting process simple enough for the voters of varying demographics to cast their votes with ease. Therefore, we ask participants to develop solutions to increase voter engagement through the use of advanced technology.
Blockchain To Modernise Voting Process
In order to make the voting process more efficient than ever before, we challenge participants to incorporate blockchain in order to reduce costs, increase security, and improve traceability.
AI for Engaging Geographically Dispersed Voters
The process of verification for voting processes is a rigmarole process. How can we leverage the power of AI in enabling people from various localities to vote with ease without compromising their privacy?
Preventing Fraud in Elections
A point of contention in recent elections all around the world – There is an urgent need to use technology in order to combat the threat of fraud and ensure a fair voting process. What methods can you use to prevent electoral fraud in the UK?