June 10 10:00 CET | June 12 20:00 CET

Swiss AI Association Hackathon

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Let's talk Sustainability!

What is the role of AI in sustainable development?

Can AI ever be environmentally sustainable?

Why is it important to make technology sustainable?

How does AI save the environment?

What is Green AI?

What are the advantages of adopting responsible AI by an Organisation?

Frequently asked questions

Who can join the Hackathon?Anyone who is interested in AI is wellcome to join. The presentations on Saturday from 10:00 - 13:00 are ment for the general public, and the hackers/programmers will have almost 2.5 days to prepare their solutions.

CanI join even if I am a beginner in AI development?Definitelly. We will have special introductory session to the AWS development evnironment on Friday afternoon, and all teams will be able to use the starter notebooks, with pre-loaded datasets, to speed up the development process.

Are there any benefits for the participants?All participants in the Hackathon (registered attendes for the presentations or the coding challenge participants) will get a cloud voucher from AWS worth 25 USD. The best teams will get special rewards.

Can I join as a team / Do I need a team?Yes you can come as a team. If you don't have a team we will group you togheter with other participants to form a team.

Do I need a Github account?It is recomended, that at least one team member has a github account. You can create one for free if you don't already have one.

I have other questions.Feel free to reach us on social media, email (info@swissaia.com) or our discord account: 

What to expect

Friday 10.06.2022

Start of the Hackathon

18:00 Kick Off & Introduction Saia
18:10 – 18:30 Hackathon Challenge Description and Theme Introduction Saia
18:30 – 19:00 Amazon SageMaker Studio Lab introduction AWS



Saturday 11.6. 2022

Sustainable AI Topics presented by the AI Experts 

09:30 – 09:40Live Kick OffRok Založnik, Saia
09:40 – 10:10Natural Language Understanding TasksMustafa Jarrar, PhD
10:10 – 10:40Overview of AWS sustainability approachDenis Avdonin, AWS
10:40 – 11:10Boost Your AI With Quality DataEvgeniya, Data Evangelist at toloka.ai
11:10 – 12:00

GPT3 Introduction & Practice


Adrian Banachowicz

Mathias Asberg,

Deep Learning Labs


Sunday 12.6. 2022

18:00 Team presentations (10’ per team) Teams
19:30 Winner announcements and Prize handouts Jury & SAIA
20:00 Hackathon End SAIA


Founded in 2020, the Swiss AI Association represents the interests of the Swiss AI industry.

Swiss AI Association is a globally growing network of professionals interested in applications of AI, latest academic research, business cases, investments, and access to the worldwide community of experts.

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