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8th Annual Toronto Machine Learning Summit (TMLS) 2024 Hackathon Registration

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You can sign up individually and join a team if you don’t have one already. 

Join us for the “Building Applications with Open Source LLMs for Fun and Profit” hackathon.

Dive deep into the world of large language models (LLMs) and demonstrate your expertise by fine-tuning these models for innovative applications.

Compete with teams, gain valuable insights from industry experts, and collaborate with fellow AI enthusiasts to push the boundaries of what open-source LLMs can achieve. 

We will focus on the City of Toronto’s publicly available data sets.

Register now and showcase your talents!

Join us for a social event to meet your fellow participants on July 9th  at 6 PM hosted alongside the AI Tinkerers

🏆 Prizes: TBD

✅ Requirements

  1. You must use and have an account on Lightning AI Studio

  2. You must create Lightning AI Studio directly here before July 12th 2024, 11:59 pm EST you’ll get 15 credits for 22 free GPU hours to participate in this Hackathon.

  3. You must agree to our Official Rules.

  4. Please see the required datasets and the instructions here

🔔 Judging Process

The judges will give each Submission a score based on the following:

  1. Innovation (Creativity, originality etc)

  2. Technical Achievement (Governance, performance, complexity etc) 

  3. Impact (business or society usability),

  4. The Presentation/Demo

Teams will strive to accomplish all checkpoints in the hackathon which include; 

  1. Problem Validation

  2. Environment setup

  3. Data set prep

  4. Training

  5. Evaluation

  6. User Interface

General FAQ

A hackathon is an event where programmers and AI enthusiasts collaborate intensively to innovate and develop new software or hardware projects. While websites and mobile apps are typical projects, participants are encouraged to explore any innovative idea they can imagine. Let your creativity soar!

The “Finetuning Open Source LLMs for Fun and Profit” hackathon will take place on July 13th, 2024, at the Centre for Social Innovation – Spadina, located at 192 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON M5T 2C2. The event will run from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Yes you can see that here. This help us ensure participants will have access to mentors, workshops, meals, resources, and an enriching experience.

TBD

No worries! We will host a beginner workshop and provide mentors to guide teams through the hackathon process. There are also special prizes designated for beginners to encourage participation.
Absolutely! Leading up to the hackathon, we will host a series of livestreamed tech talks, workshops, and speaker events designed to build excitement and prepare participants. Stay updated on our schedule through our social media channels!

For any further questions or concerns, please reach out to us at info@torontomachinelearning.com

Registration FAQ

Yes! Everyone is welcome to participate.

To submit your registration for our hackathon, please visit Toronto Machine Learning Hackathon Registration and register. As part of the requirements, participants must have:

  • You must use and have an account on Lightning AI Studio
  • You must create Lightning AI Studio directly here before July 12th 2024, 11:59 pm EST you’ll get 15 credits for 22 free GPU hours to participate in this Hackathon.
  • You must agree to our Official Rules.
Teams can consist of up to 4 individuals. You will select your team members when you submit your project for the hackathon. Don’t have a team yet? No worries! We will host team formation events at the start of the weekend to help you connect with potential teammates.

In-Person Logistics FAQ

No, this hackathon is only available for in-person participation.
Yes, we will provide food! If you have dietary restrictions, please inform us when you confirm your spot so we can accommodate your needs. Additionally, there will be plenty of snacks available throughout the weekend.

The hackathon will be hosted at the Centre for Social Innovation – Spadina, located at 192 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON M5T 2C2.

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Business Leaders: C-Level Executives, Project Managers, and Product Owners will get to explore best practices, methodologies, principles, and practices for achieving ROI.

Engineers, Researchers, Data Practitioners: Will get a better understanding of the challenges, solutions, and ideas being offered via breakouts & workshops on Natural Language Processing, Neural Nets, Reinforcement Learning, Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs), Evolution Strategies, AutoML, and more.

Job Seekers: Will have the opportunity to network virtually and meet over 30+ Top Al Companies.

Ignite what is an Ignite Talk?

Ignite is an innovative and fast-paced style used to deliver a concise presentation.

During an Ignite Talk, presenters discuss their research using 20 image-centric slides which automatically advance every 15 seconds.

The result is a fun and engaging five-minute presentation.

You can see all our speakers and full agenda here

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