Artificial Intelligence Hackathon – San Diego

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Artificial Intelligence Hackathon

Join us for a full weekend of hacking, data crunching and team building at San Diego’s first Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Hackathon. 

Summary:

We are expecting 200+ Data Scientists and around 1000 Guests to attend. 

We invite technologists of ALL levels from Beginner to Advanced to join us. 

  • Spectate or Collaborate with Data Scientists to solve real world problems.

  • Play with Drones / Robots / and other Autonomous Vehicles powered by AI.

  • Attend Free Classes & Workshops (daily from 11am to 6pm) 

  • Visit the MLS DOT Career Booth which will be collecting Resumes and open positions from employers.

If you can’t make the Hackathon in person – Join us in VR Saturday and Sunday! Thought Experiments first VR event will be streaming all lectures, send questions prior to the event or ask Live!

 Or watch the Livestream on our Youtube channel!

Friday, June 23 – Schedule
7pmDoors Open
Drinks and Networking
7:30 pmIntroductionsMeet the Machine Learning Society team & our sponsors
8:00pm
Challenge Overview + Q&ABrief summary of challenges
8:30 pmTeam FormationFind your Teammate 
9:00 pm Coding beginsPull out your laptops
MidnightCoding stopsGo Home. Come back with fresh ideas. Hack!
Saturday, June 24th – Agenda
9amDoors Open – Coding BeginsCoffee available
10amObserver Registration All Tickets are FREE (Please bring cash for food and t-shirts)
11am – 4pm
Kinetic PlaygroundPlay with Drones, Robots, VR headsets and more. Booths setup in front parking lot.
11am – 6pmSpeakers & WorkshopsAttend daily talks with world-class speakers on Computational Sciences, Data Science & AI
MidnightCoding Stops – Doors Close
Everyone will take their belongings with them every night.
Speaker Schedule
TimeSpeaker NameTalk Title
11amDr. Khai PhamAI Learning & Thinking
12pmGabriel A. SilvaDiscovering the brain’s internal algorithms: The future of artificial intelligence is natural intelligence
1pmMichael HeltzenUnderstanding Digital Biology with AI
3pm (updated)Richard RouseMaking Biology a Hackable Science
2:30pm (updated)Anthony ReinaBrain Computer Interfaces for Dummies
4pm
Multifunctional Neural Networks: Using Different Activation Functions to Improve Performance and Reduce Energy Usage
5pmNicholas Cantrell Applying Deep Learning to Robotics Competitions
6pmDavid WirthSemi-automatic portable rail-guns: no, seriously!
Sunday, June 25th – Agenda
9amDoors Open – Coding BeginsCoffee Available
10amObserver/ Guest RegistrationAll Tickets are FREE (Please bring cash for food and t-shirts)
11am-4pmKinetic PlaygroundPlay with Drones, Robots, VR headsets and more. Booths setup in front parking lot.
11am-4pmSpeakers & WorkshopsAttend Daily talks with world-class speakers on Computational Sciences, Data Science & AI
1pmSubmission DeadlineEveryone submits their results and we select a winner
3pmCode Freeze
3:30pmProject Showcase
5pmWinners Announced
6pmAfter-PartyDrinks and Networking
Speaker Schedule
TimeSpeaker NameTalk Title
11amNatasha BalacDemystifying Data Scientist
12pm
Workshop on Raspberry pi
1pmLawrence DuDeep Learning and Gene Regulation
2pmAbhijeet Gulati Rare Event Modelling, An ML approach. 

AI Hackathon Details:

Challenges will be announced globally during the kick off of the event, and attendees can pick one of the challenges to work on either by themselves or with a team. After two days of hacking and prototyping, teams have the option to showcase their projects on stage. Your local audience will pick 3 winners, one for each challenge, prizes TBD.

We will be hosted at the ScaleMatrix (Launch Center) which will be providing free Data Center tours! If you wish to take a tour of the Data Center,  please RSVP as a “Guest / Observer”


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HACKATHON
SPONSORS

ScaleMatrix

Location Sponsor

Analytics Ventures

Venture Partner

Brain Corp

Autonomous Navigation Partner

Pillsbury

Legal Services Partner

Bella Vista Cafe

Community Partner

KnuEdge

Community Partner

Coleman University

Community Partner

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Hackers / Participants
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Supporters / Guests


Promotional Partners

AIMED
Open SanDiego
Athena SD
SDVR
HackerNest
RoboLink

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