April 22, 2020 – On May 1st Nextgrid will host COVID-19 Global AI Hackathon #2, the second hackathon event in the DLL Global online hackathon event series. The first five events are dedicated to supporting the #BuildforCOVID19 initiative and tackling problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Registration for the event is now open at dllglobal.com.
DLL Global is a continuation of Deep Learning Labs, a popular series of on-location hackathon events for deep learning and reinforcement learning enthusiasts. The mission of DLL Global is to mobilize the global AI community to tackle pressing global social issues with the help of deep learning and reinforcement learning superpowers. DLL Global welcomes industry experts, talents, and enthusiasts to participate and the public to follow their progress and results.
Participants of Hackathon #2 will have 48 hours to solve the Hackathon Main Challenge to be announced on May 1st, as well as choose to solve one of several side challenges designed with laser-focus on reinforcement learning technology.
All teams will be provided with a top-of-the-line AI computing platform by Amazon SageMaker. The winning team will be awarded $25,000 worth of credits on Amazon Web Services.
We are happy to welcome support from Amazon, NVIDIA, Slack, Digital Ocean, Intercom, hub:raum, Asus, Screen, and other partners that provide participants with a seamless online hackathon experience.
The summary of the first event from the series can be found here.
Deep Learning Labs Global technology partner is Amazon Web Services.