Manama, May 7 (BNA): I announced today the approval of registration to participate in the fourth edition of the Khalid bin Hamad Innovation and Artificial Intelligence Competition.
His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the Public Authority for Sports and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, issued directives in this regard.
The Higher Organizing Committee, chaired by the Executive Vice President of Resources and Quality at Bahrain Polytechnic, held a meeting and concluded preparations for the 2023 edition.
Bahrain Polytechnic is organizing the Khalid Bin Hamad Competition for Innovation and Artificial Intelligence in a strategic partnership in cooperation with the Information and eGovernment Authority, Microsoft and Almoayyed Computer Middle East (ACME).
Contestants wishing to compete in the Innovation and Artificial Intelligence Competition are required to register before the noon deadline on May 13th.
The competition will be open to both university and high school students, provided their age does not exceed 25 years.
Students wishing to participate in the competition can register via the following website: https:hackfest.polytechnic.bh
The competition tests participants’ abilities to create innovative projects using one of Microsoft’s cloud computing services. The participating teams (each team of 2 to 4 members) will have a minimum period of three weeks to work on the project
There will also be workshops to support the participants during these weeks. The project of each team will be evaluated by the evaluation committee during the exhibition, and the winners will be honored during the closing ceremony of the competition.
Bahrain Polytechnic CEO Dr. Kiran Kathin expressed his thanks to His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa for sponsoring the competition, which will contribute to the development of a knowledge-based society.
This competition is in line with the Polytechnic’s strategic plan 2023-2026, which focuses on developing educational outcomes in line with Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030, and transforming the Polytechnic into a more modern, efficient, innovative and flexible regional higher education provider. to market needs. Function “.
Artificial intelligence plays a pivotal role in changing our present and shaping the features of the near future. Hence the importance of providing opportunities for students and youth to acquire the necessary skills to enable them to make the most of the potential of artificial intelligence to achieve their future goals. .