WaiHACKATHON
Canada 2022

WAI Canada Hackathon is a virtual collaboration event between November 18-20, 2022 that connects efforts of diverse talent, skills, and micro-teams to jointly act to develop an AI-powered solution that addresses a social issue or gap in the market through the attainment of the UN Sustainment Development Goals (SDGs) 2030. Teams can choose to develop a conceptual program, product prototype, or business model.

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Sponsor Us!

  • Showcase your commitment to advancing inclusive AI for a common future

  • Feature your marketing material through WAI media channels

  • Attract talented and innovative leaders from various disciplines

  • Connect with other industry leaders who value the reduction of inequality in the tech industry

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OUR MECHANISM

WAI Canada Hackathon allows participants to develop practical and applicable skills involving AI, innovation, and societal problem solving. It provides an opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and professionals in the industry through mentorships, workshops, pitch presentations and judging. At the end of the hackathon, participants will present their pitch decks and models to industry expert judges. 

All Hackers Welcome

WAI Canada Hackathon is open to all peers in North America committed to WAI Canada’s mission. Participants of any skill set and industry are welcome to collaborate in a team over a 3-day weekend to develop a pitch deck that addresses the selected 17 UN SDGs 2030. Participants can have code, low code, or no code experience. 

Participants must:

  • Be fully committed to completing the 3-day Hackathon

  • Have general knowledge about OR interest in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, or Technology

  • Have an entrepreneurial and team building spirit

 

During 3 days you will experience an intensive but at the same time engaging and diverse format which involves working with your team and peers. You will be learning from speakers and industry experts, spending individual sessions with mentors aligned with particular topics and expertise, and finally participating in entertaining activities which will help you to reassess how you imagine.

Women in AI CANADA

 Hackathon

 

NOVEMBER 18-20, 2022

eastern timezone (GMT -4)

 Friday, nov 18, 2022

    11:00 - 11:45 am :  Opening​ & Keynote

    11:45 - 2:00 PM : Team free time

    2:00 - 3:00 pm : Mentoring Sessions

    3:00 - 4:00 pm: Team free time

    4:00 - 4:45 pm: Design Thinking                                                Workshop

   

    5:00 - 5:30 pm: Speaker Session                                                - Product Ideation

    5:30 - 6:00 pm: Team Check-in

    6:00 - 7:00 pm: Closing/Happy                                      Hour

SATURDAY, nov 19, 2022

    1:00 pm -1:30 pm :  Speaker Sessions

                                        - Story Telling

     1:30 pm -2:00 pm :  Speaker Session -                                          Responsible AI

    2:00 - 5:00 pm : Team discussions

    5:00 - 6:00 pm: Mentoring Sessions

    7:00 - 8:00 pm: Closing/Happy                                      Hour

SUNday, nov 20, 2022

    3:00 pm :  Presentations due​

    3:30 - 4:00 pm : Partners highlights

    4:00 - 6:30 pm : Team Pitches

    7:00 - 7:30 pm : Judges  Evaluation

    7:30 - 8:30 pm : Closing Remarks &

                                   Winners Announced

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Join Us!

 

WAI Canada Hackathon is seeking additional team members/volunteers for our upcoming WaiHackathon to support our content efforts during the event. Involvement is completely remote and flexible. Great opportunity for innovators, technologists, and students alike!

Still have questions? 

Feel free to send us an email at hackathon-canada@womeninai.co