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Welcome to our FIRST University Hackathon 2020! This hackathon brings bright and young minds together to build for the community.

To create a better future for Lebanon, we need to start from within. Lebanon's biggest strength is its people.

We call upon our young talent to come together, choose a sector you would like to develop, and put Artificial Intelligence to good use to create innovative and impactful solutions! 


ONLINE HACKATHON

This hackathon will be taking place entirely ONLINE
- Thanks COVID-19 -

AI for a Self-sustained Lebanon

Online University Hackathon

Participation Criteria

  1. TEAM- form a team of 3 to 5 members of DIVERSE background & expertise: machine learning, software development, business, marketing, domain knowledge in the problem you are trying to solve. Participants must be university students (any level).
  2. IDEA - choose a sector you would like to build a self-sustained solution for: agriculture, manufacturing, electric power generation, water supply, health care system, .. The only condition is to leverage Artificial Intelligence for your solution.
  3. SPIRIT-  join to build for your community - and do it with passion! Get a chance to open-source your solutions and discover opportunities that may come your way!

Timeline

So what's next?

TODAY

FORM TEAMS & IDEATE

Form a DIVERSE team of 3 to 5 members.

Choose a sector (agriculture, manufacturing, electric power generation, water supply, health care system, ..), define a problem, and ideate a possible Artificial Intelligence-based solution.

1 may 2020 

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

Fill out the registration form with your team information and share your idea with us.

Seats are limited so priority will be given to teams with clear and impactful ideas.

22 may 2020

CONFIRMATION

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE.

Your team will receive a confirmation email about your acceptance to participate in the hackathon.

5 june 2020

BUILD

The hackathon kicks-off and teams build their solutions alongside technical and business mentors.

7 june 2020

SHARE

Teams pitch their projects and open-source their solutions to the community.

Why? Because we can build a better future together.

Strategic Partner

Community Sponsor

FAQ

You need to form a team of 3 to 5 members with diverse background, choose a Lebanese sector you want to build for, and create an idea for the problem you would like to solve.

Seats are limited so priority will be given to teams with clear and impactful ideas. 

Participants must be university students (of any level).

YES, acceptance is conditioned on the team having a clear idea of what they want to solve and a potential solution proposal.

We have got you covered! We created a Slack channel where you can discuss with other interested members to form teams and ideate.

Join our Beirut AI Slack workspace and enter the #hackathon2020_ideation channel to build your team today!

If you face any difficulties, send us an email with your interest in participating, and we will assist you.

Participation in the hackathon is FREE of charge.

Within a short time, you will build an innovative solution that could potentially help improve and sustain Lebanon! You will get a chance to open-source your solution on our community's Github repository, share your idea with an experienced panel of judges, and benefit from exciting opportunities and awards!

YES, you will receive a certificate of participation upon completion of the hackathon!

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