2021 Washington Artifical Intelligence Summit

The Washington Chapter of GirlsComputingLeague invites middle and high school students to join us for this day of introduction to Artificial Intelligence!

AI Summit

The Washington AI Summit is an opportunity open to middle and high school students that are interested in learning the fundamentals of the various aspects of Artificial Intelligence. Students will gain exposure to the rapidly expanding field of Artificial Intelligence through hands-on workshops and panels led by industry professionals with chances to win prizes!

Date

May 29,2021

Registration Deadline

May 27,2021

AIdeathon Submission Deadline

May 21, 2021

Summit Information

Who Can Attend

Middle and High School Students

How will the event be held?

This event will be held virtually. Participants will recieve a Zoom link to the panels and workshops after registration.

Summit Schedule

Day 1 (PST)

9:05-9:20 Opening Ceremony
9:20-9:50 Introduction to AI
9:50-10:30 Biotechnology Pitch Exposition
10:30-11:30 Diversity in Tech Panel
11:30-12:00 Lunch Break
12:00 -12:30 Education Pitch Exposition
12:30-1:10 Introduction to Cybersecurity
1:10-1:30 Cybersecurity Pitch Exposition
1:30-2:20 Free Choice Pitch Exposition
2:20 – 2:45 Awards Ceremony
2:45 – 3:00 Closing Ceremony

 

Prizes, Rules and Questions

AIdeathon Prize Categories

Biotechnology/ Healthcare

1st Place: $300

2nd place: $200

3rd place: $100

Best All Girls: $150

Cybersecurity

1st Place: $300

2nd place: $200

3rd place: $100

Best All Girls: $150

Education

1st Place: $300

2nd place: $200

3rd place: $100

Best All Girls: $150

Free Choice

1st Place: $300

2nd place: $200

3rd place: $100

Best All Girls: $150

Rules and Registration:

Middle and high school students are eligible to participate in the AIdeathon and attend. Participants can work individually or with a team of up to 4. We are looking for projects that include creative systems/solutions and provide descriptive details about their innovation and how it is helpful to society. Participants are required to submit an video through the form on the Girls Computing League website. Deadline for all pitches is April 19th, 2021.

 

Project Questions

Students should answer the following questions in their 3 minute abstract or video:

1. What is your innovative product/service?
2. What problems is your product/service designed to solve?
3. How is your product/service innovative and different from other products/services intended to solve the same problems?

In the Entrepreneurship Pitch, participants will need to address the following areas (5 minutes):
1. Product need and what problem it solves
2. Market size for the product
3. What the product does and its features. How does the product use AI?
4. Competitive analysis (how is the product different than other products)
5. Product demo, screenshots, or pictures, if applicable
6. Future vision for the product

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