May 5 – 6 2018
Concerned by the question of fake news and how it may be (mis)shaping our world view?
Want to learn more about A.I. as a potential force for global good, get some new skills, and win some awesome prizes?
Then you should definitely sign up for this weekend of exciting events, delivered in collaboration with EY, including skills workshops an A.I. impact weekend and creative problem solving at the Oxford Foundry!
**No previous knowledge of A.I. or associated technologies required**
Open to ALL current University of Oxford students, both techie and non-techie. If you’re curious about A.I., and want to get some real hands-on skills in using emerging tech to address global problems, this is for YOU.
WHAT’S ON OFFER?
A series of activities and learning experiences, including skills workshops, an impact weekend, and an action-packed pitch evening at the end of it all. Plus a happy hour…
WHAT DO I GET OUT OF IT?
Pick up valuable skills to help you in your career journey, meet new people, get creative and have fun! Not only will you be skilling up, you’ll be showing off the talent you already have, plus there’s a chance to win some great prizes and get some cool free stuff along the way!
WHAT’S THE COMMITMENT?
This event runs across the entire weekend, and comprises:
a mixer and team-forming event on Friday 4th May (6.00-8.00pm)
two full days of creative problem solving in teams on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May (9am till 8pm both days)
a pitch event the following week, where teams will pitch their solutions, on Tuesday 8th May (6.30-8.00pm)
Additionally, we’ve laid on two virtual workshops on the evening of Weds May 2nd, aimed at skilling you up on the basics of both the business and the tech side of A.I. and its applications, which will give you the practical tools you need to participate in the AI Impact Weekend – more information and registration details are on our website.