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From July 19 to August 1, ITMO’s SCAMT Institute is holding DataCon, a free online workshop and hackathon for school and university students, where participants will learn to solve chemical problems using AI and machine learning and build predictive models based on aggregated data. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming event.
Applied AI Challenge, an online hackathon in machine learning and data analysis, will launch at ITMO on May 17. This year, it is organized in partnership with Tochka Bank and Gazprom Neft’s Science and Technology Center. Winners will be able to enroll into Master’s programs Big Data Financial Technologies and AI in the Industry without exams. Read on to learn why you should participate in hackathons, how to take part in Applied AI Challenge, and what to expect from the contest.
The Federal Agency for Youth Affairs has announced the results of this year’s national contest for university-based youth projects. ITMO’s student media Megabyte won one of the 2 million ruble grants. Since 2015, Megabyte has been running ScienceMedia, a national student forum, and this year’s event will be supported by the grant. Here is what to expect at the forum.
A team of students from ITMO University and Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) excelled in the fourth round of the SmartMarket Studio contest organized by SberBank. In a span of just one month, the team managed to develop 33 apps for the platform and thus garnered an award in the Activity category.
ITMO’s Natural Systems Simulation Lab, operating within the National Center for Cognitive Research, is integrating hackathons into education and research. One of its first great triumphs is an ML model called FEDOT that impressed the expert board and brought the lab’s team a victory at the Emergency DataHack.
The hackathon aims to promote tourism in Moscow. This year, among its partners were SberBank, Domodedovo Airport, Rosatom, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and others. The grand prize was 1.5 million rubles.
Winners of the contest got the chance to enroll in one of the three corporate Master’s programs of ITMO’s Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems.
The winners will get a cash prize and an opportunity to do internships at partner companies. Read about the participants’ training, the solutions that helped them win, and their future plans.
Participants will tackle a range of practical tasks suggested by the partners, all centered around the subject of blockchain technologies. The top teams will receive monetary prizes as well as the chance to continue their collaboration with Gazprom Neft and Innopolis University. Applications are accepted until November 30. The event will take place in Russian, but is open for non-Russian citizens.
ITMO university team Desyatochka (Russian for “ten”) became the winner of the Robotics Hackathon in Ufa and team ITMO-1 received a special award in the Interesting Solution category. Learn more about the participants’ preparation, winning strategies, and future plans in this ITMO.NEWS article.