AI-City Quest Hackathon - American University of Sharjah

About AI-City Quest

Embark on an exciting journey of innovation at AI-City Quest! Join us for an exhilarating one-day hackathon where teams of 2-3 university students will dive deep into the realms of AI and Blockchain to unlock the secrets of smart city development. Armed with satellite image datasets, participants will embark on a quest to craft cutting-edge solutions that will shape the future of urban living for a chance to win prizes from a pool of 27,000 AED.

Main Challenges

  1. Urban Planning and Land Use Management: This includes topics such as zoning regulations, land parcel management, and spatial analysis for optimal land use within cities.
  2. Emergency Response and Disaster Management: Examine how GIS and remote sensing technologies are utilized for disaster preparedness, response planning, and recovery efforts in urban areas.
  3. Sustainability: Explore applications of GIS and remote sensing for energy consumption analysis, renewable energy resource mapping, and sustainable development planning within cities.
  • Condition: Data Integration and Visualization: Examine techniques for integrating diverse datasets from GIS, remote sensing, IoT (Internet of Things), and other sources to create comprehensive visualizations and decision support tools for smart city applications.

Important Dates

  • 4th of April: Registration Deadline
  • 7th of April: Shortlisted Teams Announcement
  • 20th of April: Hackathon Event

Hackathon Agenda

  • 9:30 - 10:00 - Registration
  • 10:00 - 11:00 - Openning Ceremony
  • 11:00 - 14:00 - Competition
  • 14:00 - 15:00 - Lunch
  • 15:00 - 17:00 - Presentations and Judging
  • 17:00 - 17:30 - Closing Ceremony and Awards
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