Registrations Open

1st March 2017 onwards

TechChallenge Deadline

21st March 2017

A.I SANDBOX Hackathon

1st-2nd April 2017

A.I SANDBOX Conclave

3rd April 2017

Overview

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The first ever A.I Sandbox Conclave 2017 is jumpstarting this April 3rd at Forge.Factory Coimbatore. Join us with fellow AI enthusiasts and witness the power of AI/ML in action.

The future of A.I awaits you! Don't be left behind.


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Conclave Highlights

  • Gain clear tech insights in order to cut through the noise around artificial intelligence
  • Meet and network with sharpest minds in the technology, engineering, academia, startup, & management communities–the people leading the next wave of intelligent technologiess
  • Mentorship from A.I industry experts & Witness AI Startup Showcase
  • The Technologies Fueling Change: The latest developments in artificial intelligence including techniques that give machines valuable new capabilities
  • The Business Impacts & Opportunities: How A.I. will continue to change the face of every industry, from healthcare to manufacturing, and from the enterprise to creative arts.

Agenda

3rd Apr 2017

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A.I Sandbox Hackathon 2017

The first ever A.I Sandbox Hackathon 2017 is jumpstarting this April 1st - 3rd at Forge.Factory Coimbatore. Join us with fellow AI enthusiasts to accelerate your innovation in 72 hours.

The future of A.I awaits you! Don't be left behind.


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Key Points:

  • Register: Students shall pre-register on or before 20-Mar to enroll for the TechChallenge (Individual basis or upto 3 members per team)
  • TechChallenge: Hosted on HackerRank on 22-Mar - Top 10 Individuals selected & announced on 23-Mar
  • A.I Sandbox Cohort: Top 10 teams to work towards submission of Prototype Briefs
  • Mentoring: Teams mapped to Tech Experts; Teams engage with Mentors to develop Prototype Briefs (24-30 Mar)
  • Submission: Last date for submission of Prototype-BRIEF (https://goo.gl/xwA9Ou) is on 30-Mar
  • Hackathon: 2-days of prototyping + mentoring + keynotes + tech/startup showcase + networking (1-Apr & 2-Apr)
  • Pitch: Cohort Teams shall pitch to the Jury on 3-Apr - Top 3 Teams win a trip to showcase their innovation at StarTAU

Agenda

1st - 3rd Apr 2017

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A.i Sandbox Problem Statements

BMI Prediction from face
images


Human faces encode plenty of useful information. Recent studies in psychology and human perception have found that facial features have relations to human weight or body mass index (BMI). These studies focus on finding the Read more

Sentiment Analysis for News and Blogs


News can be good or bad, but it is seldom neutral. Although full comprehension of natural language text remains well beyond the power of machines, the statistical analysis of relatively simple sentiment cues can provide Read more

Find lookalike audience using user persona

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How often have you found a Facebook ad that grabs your attention and makes you have a second look while you were through your lazy scrolling on those boring posts of your friends? Perhaps, quite often. A lot of Facebook ads are targeted Read more

Face verification from
imageset

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Aim is to learn a low dimensional representation of image sets, specifically face sets. Each image set will be transformed into a vector of numbers. The representation should be such that image sets of same person should be close together, while that of different person should be far apart. The distance is computed using L2 norm Read more

Influence Maximization in
Social Media

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Now-a-days an effective strategy to market a product is via word-of-mouth. Such a strategy along with the power of social media could prove to be disruptive. As often users resort to social media to air their opinion. Such a behavior has a potential to promote a product if handled aptly. Read more

Invitees


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TechShop on Machine Learning (Apr 2nd 2017)

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The first ever one day 'Certified/Hands-on Machine Learning TechShop' exclusively for students/developers is jumpstarting this April 2nd at Forge.Factory Coimbatore. Join us with fellow AI enthusiasts to immerse yourself in Machine Learning & Deep Neural Networks.

The future of A.I awaits you! Don't be left behind.


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TechShop on Building a ChatBot (Apr 2nd 2017)

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The first ever one day 'TechShop on Building a ChatBot'is exclusively open for students/developers this April 2nd at Forge.Factory Coimbatore. Join us with fellow AI enthusiasts to build your own chatbot in 8hrs.

The future of A.I awaits you! Don't be left behind.


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FORGE


Forge Accelerator has been launched by CIBI (Coimbatore Innovation and Business Incubator) with the vision to activate technology, product or business ideas into startups and then to accelerate these startups to become enterprises with potential for growth, impact, and profits. By combining ‘Product acceleration’ with ‘Business acceleration’, FORGE aims to accelerate the product readiness, market creation/entry, and business viability of startups.