Artificial Intelligence Hackathon – San Diego

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
7pm Doors Open
Drinks and Networking
7:30 pm Introductions Meet the Machine Learning Society team & our sponsors
8:00pm
Challenge Overview + Q&A Brief summary of challenges
8:30 pm Team Formation Find your Teammate 
9:00 pm  Coding begins Pull out your laptops
Midnight Coding stops Go Home. Come back with fresh ideas. Hack!
Saturday, June 24th – Agenda
9am Doors Open – Coding Begins Coffee available
10am Observer Registration All Tickets are FREE (Please bring cash for food and t-shirts)
11am – 4pm
Kinetic Playground Play with Drones, Robots, VR headsets and more. Booths setup in front parking lot.
11am – 6pm Speakers & Workshops Attend daily talks with world-class speakers on Computational Sciences, Data Science & AI
Midnight Coding Stops – Doors Close
Everyone will take their belongings with them every night.
Speaker Schedule
Time Speaker Name Talk Title
11am Dr. Khai Pham AI Learning & Thinking
12pm Gabriel A. Silva Discovering the brain’s internal algorithms: The future of artificial intelligence is natural intelligence
1pm Michael Heltzen Understanding Digital Biology with AI
3pm (updated) Richard Rouse Making Biology a Hackable Science
2:30pm (updated) Anthony Reina Brain Computer Interfaces for Dummies
4pm
Multifunctional Neural Networks: Using Different Activation Functions to Improve Performance and Reduce Energy Usage
5pm Nicholas Cantrell  Applying Deep Learning to Robotics Competitions
6pm David Wirth Semi-automatic portable rail-guns: no, seriously!
Sunday, June 25th – Agenda
9am Doors Open – Coding Begins Coffee Available
10am Observer/ Guest Registration All Tickets are FREE (Please bring cash for food and t-shirts)
11am-4pm Kinetic Playground Play with Drones, Robots, VR headsets and more. Booths setup in front parking lot.
11am-4pm Speakers & Workshops Attend Daily talks with world-class speakers on Computational Sciences, Data Science & AI
1pm Submission Deadline Everyone submits their results and we select a winner
3pm Code Freeze
3:30pm Project Showcase
5pm Winners Announced
6pm After-Party Drinks and Networking
Speaker Schedule
Time Speaker Name Talk Title
11am Natasha Balac Demystifying Data Scientist
12pm
Workshop on Raspberry pi
1pm Lawrence Du Deep Learning and Gene Regulation
2pm Abhijeet Gulati Rare Event Modelling, An ML approach. 

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”


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