Build with AI Hackathon Bamenda

Alizane Hotel, Commercial Avenue, Bamenda, 0000

Come join us use Google's AI/ML tools to tackle real-world challenges. Through this hackathon, you will be able to make a lasting impact, win prizes, and connect with other enthusiasts.

Apr 29, 9:00 AM – May 4, 3:00 PM

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About this event

Introduction

Welcome to the Build with AI: Hybrid Hackathon, where developers collaborate to use Google's Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence tools to tackle problems in the community. 

The goal of this hackathon is to enable you to use generative AI to the fullest and develop creative solutions that tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Why take part?

By taking part in this Hackathon, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Discover the innovative field of generative AI and its revolutionary application.
  • Attend a series of pre-Hackathon workshops to increase your knowledge and abilities.
  • Work together with developers who share your values to expand your professional network.
  • Assist in achieving the SDGs by addressing actual community issues.
  • Present your skills and originality to a greater audience.
  • Get acknowledged for your exceptional work and have the chance to amazing prizes and lots more!


Event details

The hackathon is scheduled to start on April 29th, 2024 at 12 P.M, with a Kickoff call from 10 AM Prompt. This call will formally open the hackathon and offer key information/rules to ensure its smooth functioning.

We have also Scheduled an Info session for you to come with all your worries regarding this event and clear your doubts with us on April 1st, 2024 (P.S: Not April fool, 😊), 

Do well to Submit your ideas to be eligible to participate for the Hackathon before April 20th, using the form: https://forms.gle/vXn7oyuHoRaQtTPf6


After the participating teams are announced, and begin hacking, the latest project submission should be on May 3, at 9 PM GMT+1. 


N.B

Prepare a compelling pitch deck that demonstrates the potential of your project to be presented on May 4th, where the top three teams will receive recognition and prizes.


Who can take part?

Regardless of your skill level, we welcome developers from all stacks, with products from all sectors tackling the SDGs. This hackathon offers an invaluable chance to improve your abilities and give back to the community, regardless of your level of experience. In this light, we have arranged a series of workshops that are available to the entire community in order to get participants ready for the hackathon. 

Don't pass up the opportunity to attend these sessions whether you intend participating in the Hackathon or not. They include:

  1. Overview of Generative AI
  2. Gemini 101 and Prompt Engineering
  3. Gemini's Multimodal Prompting on Vertex AI


Rules for the Hackathon

  1. During the hackathon, you will work on Projects in any sector as long as they make use of Google's ML/AI tools. 
  2. Make sure to sign up for your google developers profile. (https://developers.google.com/profile/u/me). sample: https://g.dev/ida
  3. ALL pre-hackathon workshops are COMPULSORY for all hackers. 


Come participate in the Build with AI Hackathon with us to be a part of a dynamic community committed to using AI for good. 

Are you experienced in judging, and have an interest in AI/ML, apply to be a judge here: https://forms.gle/gAKMFgb9yui2bY3x7

As an individual or company interested in brand visibility and other benefits, Join as a sponsor and check out more details here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mcoZrBuidRLBOtbFIToc4tHwJdSCZ9R8/view?usp=sharing or send us a mail at bamendagdg@gmail.com

Use the hashtag #BuildwithAI, and don't forget to follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram at @GDGBamenda. 

We can't wait to see your amazing solutions.

When

When

April 29 – May 4, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM UTC

Organizers

  • Noella Mbongeya

    MBY logistic company

    WTM Ambassador

  • Ida Delphine

    GDG Organizer

  • Alouzeh Mahbuh

    Jjtronic

    GDG Co-Organizer

  • Nangah Amandine

    University of Bamenda

    GDG Co-organizer

  • Nui Lewis

    Graphic Designer

  • Agien Petra

    GDG Co-organizer

  • Enjeck Cleopatra

    WTM Organizer

  • Ghany Elisha

    Graphic Designer

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