GSA SAARC
GSA SAARC
TIMELINE &
TIMELINE &
FRAMEWORK
FRAMEWORK
    • STEP 1 - CLOSING OF APPLICATION

      Jan 31, 2018

    • JAN 31

      Closing of awards application

      We will wrap up our processes realted to accepting application and will start the formal curation process.
    • JAN 31

      Closing of battlefield application

      All portals accepting battlefield nominations will close on this day.
    • JAN 31

      Closing of alpha exhibit application

      All portals accepting alpha exhibit nominations will close on this day.
    • STEP 2 - CURATION PHASE

      Feb 05 - 12, 2018

    • FEB 05

      Start of curation phase

      We bring in our ambassadors & country partners to go through the list of all applications so that we can arrive at the shortlist of 5 per category from each of the participating SAARC countries.
    • FEB 09

      Cross curation phase

      We make cross-lists of application and run through the same ambassadors to devoid of any bias
    • FEB 12

      Final curation phase

      Our already consolidated list of shortlist is run through a list generated from market study with the help of country partners and ambassadors to ensure that we have finailized on the right people.
    • STEP 3 - START JURY PHASE

      Feb 16 - Mar 6, 2018

    • FEB 16

      Publish National shortlist

      All the final curated lists of selected shortlist is published in final effect with the intention of accepting public opinion through our facebook messenger or through public votes.
    • FEB 16

      National Voting Phase

      We open up our social cee platform for public voting and everyone with a valid facebook account can participate in the community decision, which is considered as one additional Jury for the program.
    • FEB 16

      Starting of National Jury phase

      All national shortlist information is shared with the National Jury members for further curation of the winner at national level. Every jury associated with GSA SAARC is the best in their industry and we have put in effort in ensuring that the best will only be selected by the best from the ecosystem.
    • FEB 16

      WSF Kick-Off

      We will announce the shortlist and kick-off the WSF in Bangalore, India.
    • STEP 4 - SAARC SEMI-FINALE : NORTH

      Mar 11 - 14, 2018

    • MAR 11

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ Nepal

      Our country partner at Nepal, NYEF, will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in Nepal - announcing the winners of Nepal on that day.
    • MAR 12

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ Pakistan

      Our country partner at Pakistan, TechHub Connect, will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in Pakistan - announcing the winners of Pakistan on that day.
    • MAR 13

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ Bhutan

      Our country partner at Bhutan, i-Hub, will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in Bhutan - announcing the winners of Bhutan on that day.
    • MAR 14

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ Afghanistan

      Our country partner at Afghanistan, TechNation, will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in Afghanistan - announcing the winners of Afghanistan on that day.
    • STEP 5 - SAARC SEMI-FINALE : SOUTH

      Mar 15 - 17, 2018

    • MAR 15

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ India

      GSA SAARC HQ will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in India - announcing the winners of India on that day.
    • MAR 16

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ Sri Lanka

      Our country partner at Sri Lanka, YBSL, will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in Sri Lanka - announcing the winners of Sri Lanka on that day.
    • MAR 17

      GSA SAARC Semi-Finale @ Bangladesh

      Our country partner at Bangladesh, LDA Bangladesh, will execute the semi-finale of GSA SAARC in Bangladesh - announcing the winners of Bangladesh on that day.
    • STEP 6 - START SAARC JURY PHASE

      Mar 19 - Apr 2, 2018

    • MAR 19

      Publish SAARC winners

      All the final curated lists of selected shortlist is published in final effect with the intention of accepting public opinion through our facebook messenger or through public votes.
    • MAR 19

      Starting of SAARC Jury phase

      All national shortlist information is shared with the National Jury members for further curation of the winner at national level. Every jury associated with GSA SAARC is the best in their industry and we have put in effort in ensuring that the best will only be selected by the best from the ecosystem.
    • MAR 19

      SAARC Voting Phase

      We open up our social cee platform for public voting and everyone with a valid facebook account can participate in the community decision, which is considered as one additional Jury for the program.

Kick off event on 2018/3/21