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Deep Learning Hackathon on Saturday, 16 September 2017 @ The DIZ, 111 Smit Street, Johannesburg from 9am-8:30pm

Sponsors: IBM, Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa, Cortex Logic

Venue: The DIZ, 3rd Floor, 111 Smit Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg (corner of Smit and Eendracht street). Parking on Juta and Eendracht street.

Agenda:

Challenge: Computer Vision problem - having a closer look at data related to a major problem affecting transport in South Africa and costing the country in the order hundreds of millions of Rands...

Announcement of Challenge: The computer vision challenge will be revealed at MIIA Event on the 15th of September at the same venue as the hackathon (Quicket: http://qkt.io/UVUo5S ; Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Machine-Intelligence-Institute-of-Africa-Jhb-Pta/events/242325146/ ). We'll also post this on the MIIA website (Events page: http://machineintelligenceafrica.org/activities/events/ )

9am-5pm: Working on Challenge

9-9:10am: Kick-off and formation of teams (can also be individual participants)

1pm: Lunch

5pm: Participants must submit predictions on test set

5-6pm: Working on Presentations

Drinks, snacks + working on presentations

7-7:15pm: MIIA, Introductions to Panel of Judges and Sponsors

7-7:05pm: MIIA

7:05-7:10pm: Introduction to panel of judges

7:10-7:15pm: IBM as main sponsor

7:15-8:15pm: Team/participant presentations

We aim for maximum of 2 minutes per team/participant presentation

8:15-8:30pm: Presentation of Prizes:

Judges present prizes:

• for most accurate models

• for best presentation (fun prize)

To register on Quicket:
http://qkt.io/q51cAC or
https://www.quicket.co.za/events/33018-miia-deep-learning-hackathon/

MIIA Events page:
http://machineintelligenceafrica.org/activities/events/