Samsung AI Hackathon 2018

Contest Theme icon Idea Pitch & Implementation Contest
with AI Technology
AI Hackathon is a contest where participants will showcase their ideas of AI to the world
and implement these ideas using AI Technologies
AI Hackathon is a contest where participants will showcase their ideas of AI to the world
and implement these ideas using AI Technologies

Notice

September 12, 2018
August 03, 2018
August 03, 2018
July 27, 2018
July 18, 2018
July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018
July 02, 2018

Participation in a Contest

Registration July 2 ~ July 24 Completed

Preliminary Round - Idea Contest Idea Submission July 2 ~ July 24 Completed

Preliminary Round - Idea Contest Idea Submission July 2 ~ July 24 Completed

Final Round Final Results
Submission September 4 ~ September 8 Completed

Final Round Final Results
Submission September 4 ~ September 8 Completed

Contest Information

Participant Information

Participant Information icon Any planners, developers, and designers interested in AI technology
Participation by teams (1-5 persons)

Contest Process

  • STEP 1 Registration & Idea Contest Registration & Idea Contest July 2-24
  • STEP 2 Pre-Development & Mentoring Pre-Development & Mentoring Aug 3 – Sep 7
  • STEP 3 Final Round Final Round Sep 8
  • STEP 4 Award Ceremony Award Ceremony Sep 13, AI Forum

Prize

Preliminary Round – Idea Contest
예선

The top 10 teamsKRW ₩1,000,000 each

Final Round
  • 1<sup>st</sup> place 1st place (1 Team)
    KRW ₩10,000,000
  • 2<sup>nd</sup> place 2nd place (1 Team)
    KRW ₩5,000,000
  • 3<sup>rd</sup> place 3rd place (1 Team)
    KRW ₩3,000,000
  • Special prize Special prize (2 Teams)
    KRW ₩1,000,000 each
※Special gifts will be given to all participants in the final round.

Contest Schedule

STEP 1 Registration
& Idea Contest

July 2 at 3PM - July 24 at 11PM, 2018 (KST)

Registration

All team members must place their own registration

Preliminary Round – Idea Contest

It is mandatory to participate in Idea Contest after registration

Announcement of Document Review Results

July 27, 2018 afternoon

Preliminary Team Presentation

July 31, 2018 afternoon, Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus*The presentation time for each team will be announced.

The Final Qualifying Teams Announcement

August 3, 2018*Top 10 teams to be awarded

STEP 2 Pre-Development &
Mentoring for
Final Qualifying teams

August 3 – September 7, 2018

Pre-Development

After announcement for the final qualifying teams, each team can start pre-development for one month.

Face-to-face meeting

- Date : August 7 at 2PM – 5PM, 2018 (KST)
- Location : Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus, D/E Tower 2nd Floor, Frontier Hall
*The final qualifying teams must attend

Mentoring

An AI expert from Samsung Research is assigned to each team, after a face-to-face meeting, the AI expert continues to support through online communication.

STEP 3 Final Round

September 8 10AM - 6PM, 2018 (KST)

Venue: Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus, D/E Tower 2nd Floor, Frontier Hall

STEP 4 Award Ceremony

September 13, 2018 Samsung AI Forum

Venue: Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus

More Information : ai.hackathon@samsung.com

FAQ

A. No. We welcome anyone who is interested in Artificial Intelligence technology.
However, we exclude current employees and other members of Samsung Electronics from the awarding process to guarantee the fairness of the competition.

A. All team members must place their own registration.
If you write the team name and team leader name correctly, it will be automatically grouped into one team.

A. Yes, they can be changed.
During the registration period, you can modify team information using the 'Registration' menu.
After the registration period, please make sure to notify the AI Hackathon Office(ai.hackathon@samsung.com) on any changes. Please note that any changes made after August 31 will not be accepted.

A. Yes. Participants to the final round are selected from teams that have performed well in the Idea Contest.

A. Our evaluation scheme for the Idea Contest is based on the internal regulations of the AI Hackathon, and will include AI experts who evaluate the project with factors such as the creativity of the idea, its applicability with the idea topic, and the possibility of its realization. Further details on the evaluation rubric are not available to the public.

A. There are no set formats for the submission of ideas to the Idea Contest.
Please download the Idea Contest Participation Form from the [Idea Submission] menu at the top of the page, and submit it with your presentation in a format that is most optimal for your idea (PowerPoint presentation, video, etc.) as a compressed file (.zip).

A. Teams that pass through the preliminaries must present their ideas to the board of reviewers made up of experts in the field of AI.
The presentation will take place on July 31 in the Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus, and the schedule of the presentation will be released separately to the participating teams.

A. Yes. Teams that pass the preliminary round may work on preparation steps before the final round.

A. Yes. Awared teams must take aprt in the awarding ceremony during the Samsung AI Forum on September 13.

Final Round Location

Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus

location Location

Frontier Hall, D/E Tower 2nd Floor,
Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus, 56, Seongchon-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Frontier Hall, D/E Tower 2nd Floor,
Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus,
56, Seongchon-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul

location Bus

Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus /
Nature Hill Complex 3, 4 /
Entrance of Seongchon Village
Green Bus : 19, 3412, 4435
Blue Bus : 541, 542
Town Bus : Seocho 18, Seocho 18-1
Samsung Electronics Seoul R&D Campus /
Nature Hill Complex 3, 4 /
Entrance of Seongchon Village Green Bus : 19, 3412, 4435
Blue Bus : 541, 542
Town Bus : Seocho 18, Seocho 18-1

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