WAI Canada Hackathon is a virtual collaboration event between November 7th and December 8, 2023, with the final event happening on December 8, 2023. We invite diverse talents and teams to harness the power of AI in crafting solutions that address social issues or market gaps, in line with the World Economic Forum's vision for the Fourth Industrial Revolution for the Earth or commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Teams can choose to develop a conceptual program, product prototype, or business model.
Submitting an abstract is optional at the time of registration, but it must be
submitted by November 24, 2023.
Note: If you decide to submit the abstract after the registration, please send it by email at email@example.com
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.
Nov 8 2023
to Dec 8 2023
the Hackathon use case and solution
Connect with Mentors
Dec 8 2023
Final Hackathon Event
Present your project
to the jury
How to Participate?
Registration Deadline: Nov 7, 2023.
You are required to submit your application, with the details of your group of size 1-3, along with the abstract of the problem and solution you are submitting.
Your solution should be plagiarism free and also adhere to the theme of this years Challenge - World Economic Forum's vision for the Fourth Industrial Revolution for the Earth or commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Submitting an abstract is optional at the time of registration, but it must be submitted by November 24, 2023.
If we require you to change your problem or solution, we will contact you via email before the Challenge opens formally on November 08, 2023.
You will be paired with a mentor, to help you guide throughout the development of your proposed solution
The Challenge period will be from November 08 to December 08, 2023, during which you will attend weekly mentoring sessions and relevant technical workshops.
On December 08, 2023, there will be a final Hackathon Ceremony where you will submit and present your use case and solutions to the Jury Members
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 to develop a pitch deck that addresses social issues or market gaps, in line with the World Economic Forum’s vision for the Fourth Industrial Revolution for the Earth or commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Teams can choose to develop a conceptual program, product prototype, or business model. Participants can have code, low code, or no code experience.
Be fully committed to completing the Hackathon
Have general knowledge about OR interest in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, or Technology
Have an entrepreneurial and team building spirit
During the hackathon, 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.
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
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!
Apply to be our Volunteer and mention Hackathon.