GLC - HP Global Hackathon

GLC - HP Global Hackathon

Improving Education through Responsible AI

Ascertaining the Veracity of AI-derived Information for Learners and for Content in Education and Ensuring an Inclusive Education Environment for All

AI is becoming more and more important in the area of education. Therefore, it's critical to ensure that artificial intelligence serves as a powerful tool to empower learners and educators alike. This hackathon is all about reimagining AI's role in education, focusing on two pivotal aspects:

  1. Ascertaining the veracity of AI-derived information
  2. Enhancing equity in education.

Participants will work on challenges that explore how AI can be used to ensure that the information learners access is factual and unbiased. They will develop solutions to address innate and conscious human biases in AI content, with the goal of improving truthfulness and objectivity in educational materials as well as models for more equitable access to AI content. This theme challenges participants to create innovative AI solutions that break down barriers and promote inclusivity in education.

Information

Organizers:

The Global Learning Council and HP in collaboration with local organizers

Time:

Between January and April 2024

Locations:

  • Bangalore, India – IIT Madras & Care.org (Undergraduate) - 5th - 6th Feb 2024
  • Zürich, Switzerland – University of Zürich (High-School)
  • Kigali, Rwanda – Ministry of Education & International Baccalaureate (Highschool)
  • Nairobi, Kenya – University of Strathmore & International Baccalaureate (Highschool)

Format:

The aim of the hackathon is to generate new ideas or create products that can contribute to improving education through AI. The hackathon will be conducted in person, either as individuals or in small teams of up to two participants maximum per team.

Awards:

Each local hackathon will recognize a winner and a runner-up. Winning entries will be submitted to GLC, and two participants from each Hackathon will be invited to the GLC Annual Meeting in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, on 24 - 25 June 2024. The GLC- HP Hackathon's final grand prize will be awarded to one of the presenters at the GLC Annual Meeting in 2024.