World AI & Data Challenge. Online data hackathon.

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We invite students, IT and data specialists to take part in a large-scale online data hackathon held by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and its Singaporean partners. It is a part of the second phase of the ASI World AI & Data Challenge.

General Info
You will have 48 hours to come up with digital solutions for the most pressing global issues from the comfort of your couch.
This February the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the World Bank launched the World AI & Data Challenge, an international contest addressing global socio-economic issues using Big Data processing and artificial intelligence technologies.
What are the stages of the World AI & Data Challenge?
First stage - Tasks Contest (February-May 2020)
Second stage - Solution Contest  (June - 31 August 2020)
Third stage - Implementation Contest (September 2020 - February 2021)
During the data hackathon you will have the opportunity to apply your hard skills in AI & Data to solve 8 international tasks from Singapore, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Participants can solve tasks either on their own or by teaming up. The developed solutions can be finalized even after the event until August 31.
The prize fund of the competition starts at US$20,000.
Data Hackathon Schedule
Day 1 - 18.08 SGT Time Zone
12:00-12:30 Gathering of participants, public room in zoom
12.30-13.30 Kick-off meeting (public room)
13:30-14:30 Welcome Address from team leaders, introduction of experts and moderators + setting the FutureSkills task
15:30-16:00 Teams go to their rooms, moderators show how participants should work in padlet
16:00-17:00 Examination of the tasks, identifying tasks to be solved (participants put the name of the team and task on the padlet dashboard)
17:00-20:00 Teams develop solutions in their rooms (organizers can be called to answer questions about the tasks)  
20:00-21:00 Internal hypothesis defence in the rooms, feedback from solution hypothesis experts
21:15-22:15 Final defense of the best hypotheses according to experts.
22:15 until the end Independent development of solutions for tasks.  
2nd day 19.08 SGT Time Zone   
12:00-12:30 Gathering of participants  
12:30-13:30 Setting goals for the day (participants receive the format for submitting the solutions)
13:30-18:30 Task solution, Q&A  
18:30-19:30 Preparing presentations on solutions  
19:30-20:30 General discussion of solutions, Feedback from experts   
21:00-22:00 Final defense of the best solutions in the public room 
22:00-22:30 Summary, reflection and setting the next steps.   
Join the event if you want to compete for the prize and make the world a little better with us using AI & Data technology.
Links to the session will be published two days prior to the event.
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