Ideathon 2024 #AI

Ideathon Challenge 2024

Are you up for taking on challenges?
 
Do you want to work with your peers and tackle real-world challenges on AI in Healthcare, AI in Foreign Policy, and AI safety?
 
Plus, have a chance to win a prize of 200.000 HUF?
Then join us for an innovative platform where creativity thrives!

Whether you are a student, recent graduate, or professional, you have the opportunity to participate in this event.

Organisers & Sponsors

TOPICS - TOPICS - TOPICS - TOPICS - TOPICS - TOPICS

Discover the Challenge Topics...

AI in Healthcare

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➡️ How can we leverage AI to improve public health surveillance and response to pandemics?

➡️ What are the innovative AI applications for personalised medicine, diagnostics, and treatment planning?

➡️ Can can we address ethical concerns and ensure the safety of AI technologies in patient care and data security?

AI Safety

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➡️ How can governments effectively regulate AI to mitigate the risks associated with deepfake technology?

➡️ In what ways can legislation be designed to hold AI developers accountable for the creation and distribution of deceptive content?

➡️ How can international cooperation be fostered to establish common standards for AI safety?

AI in Foreign Policy

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➡️ What is AI's responsible role in enhancing diplomatic engagements, democracy & international security?

➡️ How can we develop AI solutions for responsible real-time analysis of global political trends, civic engagement & crisis management?

➡️ What are the implications of the EU’s AI Act when it comes to consular services, public diplomacy, and other diplomatic activities?

BENEFITS - BENEFITS - BENEFITS - BENEFITS - BENEFITS - BENEFITS

Inspiring keynotes & presentations

Learn from inspiring talks from knowledgeable professionals and experts in the (AI) industry.

Interesting challenges to Solve

Our ideathon will provide a choice of interesting and thought-provoking challenges relating to AI for you and your team to solve.

Expert Guidance & Support

We will provide mentors to offer guidance and advice to you and your team.

Networking & Community Building

Meet new faces and make new friends over two days of engaging with like-minded people.

Skills development

Gain valuable skills and knowledge from our training sessions and workshops. Plus, you get to learn about the new EU AI Act.

Recognition & Prizes

Winning teams will receive a prize of 200.000 HUF for each ideathon topic.

Certificate of Participation

All participants will receive a digital Certificate of Participation for successfully completing the programme.

Professional Team photos

Participating teams will have an opportunity to take professional photos together.

Applications Close:

17 May 2024 23:59

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Timeline:

29 April 2024
Monday
Application Opens
19 May 2024
Sunday
Initial Application Decision Communicated

Accepted participants will be sent a link to settle the ideathon participation fee of 2.000 HUF.

21 May 2024
Tuesday
Extended Application Deadline
21 May 2024
Tuesday
Payment Deadline: Participation Fee of 2000 HUF
22 May 2024
Wednesday, 16:00-18:00
Pre-training [Optional]

> Online workshop to share guidelines and toolkits to enhance the learning experience and final outcomes.

24 May 2024
Friday, 14:00 - 21:30
Ideathon Day 1 of 2

> Opening remarks & keynote

> Workshops

> Matchmaking & team formation

> Challenge presentations

> Teamwork

> Mentor engagement with teams

25 May 2024
Saturday, 08:00-15:30
Ideathon Day 2 of 2

> Teamwork (continues)

> Mentor engagement with teams (continues)

> Pitch presentations

> Announcement of winners

> Group photo & networking

25 May 2024
Saturday, 15:30​-20:00
Changemakers Youth Forum

We invite all ideathon participants to stay at the same venue to enjoy the second part of the Changemakers Youth Forum.

> Keynotes

> Youth forum (roundtable) & presentations

> Cultural Bazaar & performances

> Networking

PROGRAMME - PROGRAMME - PROGRAMME - PROGRAMME - PROGRAMME

Wed, 22 May

Online pre-event pre-event

  • Welcoming & Event Overview 16:00 - 16:10

    > Craig V. Johnson, GiLE Foundation

  • Intro to Topics [Short Presentations] 16:10 - 16:40

    > Ghaith Ahmad, AI Safety Hungary
    > Husam Rajab, EIT Health Innovators Community

  • Workshop 16:40 - 18:00

    > Design Thinking
    > Business Basics
    > Ideathon Strategies & Time Management

fri, 24 May (Day one)

Afternoon session, 13:30 - 17:00

[Ideathon participants only]
  • Arrivals & Registration 13:00 – 13:30
  • Opening Ceremony 13:30 - 14:00
  • Group Activity & Matchmaking 14:00 - 14:45
  • Presentation & Workshop 14:45 - 15:45

    > Hanna Gábor, Researcher (AI Safety)
    > Ákos Tallós, Partner, SmartWare.tech

  • Challenge Presentations & Team Formation 16:00 - 17:00
evening session, 17:00 - 21:30

[Ideathon participants only]
  • IDEATHON CHALLENGE BEGINS 17:00
  • Teamwork 17:00 - 21:30
  • >>>> Flexible Dinner (Included) 18:00 - 19:00
  • >>>> Mentor Engagement Period 19:00 - 20:00
  • VENUE CLOSES 21:30

sat, 25 May (Day two)

Morning session, 08:00 - 12:00

[Ideathon participants only]
  • Teamwork (Continues) 08:00 - 12:00
  • >>>> Mentor Engagement Period 09:00 - 10:00
  • >>>> Flexible Lunch (Included) 11:30 - 12:30
  • IDEATHON SUBMISSION DEADLINE 12:00
afternoon session (1), 12:30 - 15:30

[open to public]
  • Final Pitch Presentations (Ideathon) 12:30 - 14:00
  • Presentation & Quiz 14:00 - 14:20
  • Announcement of Winners 14:20 - 14:50
  • Networking & Group Photo 14:50 - 15:30
4. Submission requirements

Each applicant should submit the following:

5. Reward
GiLE Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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An Ideathon is an event where individuals or teams come together to generate innovative ideas and solutions to the given challenges.

Anyone is welcome to participate in the Ideathon, just fill in the application form.

Fill out the application form and we will contact you about the results and next steps.

No, anyone interested in joining can apply.

You can join individually, or with a team. There will be matchmaking activities on the first day of the ideathon for you to form teams with fellow participants.

Participants should form teams of 4 or 5 people. You cannot have more than 5 people in your team.

No, although we encourage you to gain some basic insight into the topic you like for the Ideathon, you do not need to have any prior experience.

Your interest in the topic is enough! Plus, there will be pre-training and a briefing session where you can familiarise yourself with the topic.

Not at all. This is not a programming event. You do not need to have any experience in programming to participate.

Yes, there will be expert mentors onsite who will be able to assist you and your team during the event.

As part of the event, the GiLE Foundation will provide all accepted participants with dinner on Friday, May 24th, and lunch on Saturday, May25th. We will also provide light snacks, water, coffee and tea. You are also welcome to bring additional food and drinks if you need.

Your laptop, phone, chargers. And notebook, and pens if you need them.

Winning teams will receive a prize of 200.000 HUF for each ideathon category/topic.

Yes. We have a participation fee of 2.000 HUF.

If you have any questions that are not answered in these FAQs, please feel free to write to us at:

kerziban.sicim[at]gilefoundation.org

Select your best option

Have questions?

Please contact:

communications[at]gilefoundation.org

Standard

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99
  • Climathon Participation
  • Networking opportunities
  • Welcome Pack
  • Info Pack & Climathon Challenge
  • Certificate of Participation
  • 90-min Online Design Thinking Workshop (Demo)
  • Design Thinking Toolkits & Canvas
  • Raffle Participation
  • Onsite Refreshments

Premium

14
99
  • Climathon Participation
  • Networking opportunities
  • Welcome Pack
  • Info Pack & Climathon Challenge
  • Certificate of Participation
  • 90-min Online Design Thinking Workshop (Demo)
  • Design Thinking Toolkits & Canvas
  • Raffle Participation
  • Onsite Refreshments
  • + LUNCH

Have questions?

Please contact:

communications[at]gilefoundation.org

Events, Marketing & Communications

The following roles are currently available:

The role consists of:

  • Manage pre-event planning of events, including assisting with the promotions, logistics, and general management of events, workshops and training courses.
  • Liaise with (strategic) partners, youth networks and key contact persons where relevant.
  • Manage feedback loops and produce post-event evaluations and content to inform future events.

 

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • High level of organisational skills
  • Attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Time-management skills
  • Flexible, target-driven, and proactive.

The role consists of:

  • Launch and coordinate fundraising campaigns to support the projects and activities of the organisation.
  • Further develop an internal guideline document that briefly summarises our various types of fundraising techniques.
  • Perform risk management to minimize any risks related to fundraising.
  • Continuously explore creative ways to raise funds, including continuously searching
    for potential donors or fundraising partners.

 

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills,
  • Excellent way of expressing ones thoughts, and having persuasive tactics.
  • Good written and research skills to prepare compelling concept notes to help generate funds.

The role consists of:

  • Assisting with the preparation, promotion and management of scientific conferences (hybrid).
  • Keeping in contact with speakers and presenters.
  • Managing and coordinating event logistics on the day of the event.
  • Producing post-event evaluations and feedback to inform future events.

 

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • High level of organisational skills
  • Attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Time-management skills
  • Flexible, target-driven, and proactive.

The role consists of:

  • Assist with the development and constant review of the brand and marketing strategy.
  • Ensure that the organisation’s branding and artwork for all its activities and projects is
    consistent and appropriately aligned with the Brand Standards Guide.
  • Consistently promote the organisation, its projects and its activities in an effective
    and efficient manner, together with a team, through a unified brand voice.

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Creativity; and attention to details;

Website, Developer &
IT-related roles

The following roles are currently available:

The role consists of:

  • Create custom web experiences with the latest web technologies.
  • Ensure that the website is appealing to the target audience and catches attention.
  • Design accessible web user interfaces (UI), enhance platforms with custom style sheets.

 

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Experience with building visually appealing websites from the design standpoint.
  • Experience in using common CMS systems, like WordPress and Drupal.
  • Comfortable with CSS and preferably has a basic understanding of popular web technologies and frameworks.
  • High level understanding of web design concepts, UI principles
  • Basic experience in app UI design (for example the UI builder of Android Studio).

The role consists of:

  • Keep website fully functional at all times, inform colleagues of any expected downtime.
  • Deploy and update WordPress ecosystem components.
  • Make sure the site’s user interface is easily accessible for most users.

 

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Thrives in the WordPress ecosystem, is aware of new trends and has a good command of the most popular web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript);
  • Has a UX-first mindset, is able to create modern and accessible wireframes/concepts and iterate fast on ideas;
  • Can develop complex webpages using Theme Builders like Elementor or Divi;
  • Has experience in creating webpages with WordPress, using plugins;
  • Is able to provide technical support to all users of the website(s).

Content Creation
& Design

The following roles are currently available:

The role consists of:

  • Produce written or verbal content that is clear and persuasive for our target audience for various platforms in a way that is consistent with our brand strategy and voice (articles, blogs, podcasts, newsletter texts, etc.).

  • Assist with the development of creative ideas and concepts for advertising, social
    media, or crowdfunding  campaigns.

  • Help drive brand consistency across all communication platforms

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Experience in copywriting for multiple social media campaigns.
  • Creative and curiosity.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with team members.
  • High attention to details.
  • Creative copy writing experience an added bonus.

The role consists of:

  • Designing unique marketing material that’s aligned with the creative direction and overall brand of the foundation and its projects.
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements where required.
  • Ensure that the overall branding and artwork is maintained appropriately and consistently across all platforms and for all marketing and promotion material.

 

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Demonstrable design experience across various platforms with design applications, software and technologies, such as Canva, Quark Xpress, InDesign or Illustrator, and photo-editing software such as Photoshop.
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details;
  • Ability to translate campaigns into a visual creative direction

The role consists of:

  • Edit professional videos that are creative, engaging, and appropriately designed for our target audience.
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications required, however, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages.
  • creative mind and storytelling skills.

The role consists of:

  • Launch our TikTok platform, grow our audience, and maximise user engagement and growth goals with high performing content.
  • Developing creative video content from scratch/available content
  • Stay on top of recent platform trends and how they could be used to promote the organisation.

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Experience in making TikTok or short video content creation
  • Creative and curious.
  • High attention to details.

The role consists of:

  • Proof-read and correct documents and texts for spelling, grammar and punctuation errors
  • Verify factual correctness of information (e.g. dates and statistics).
  • Check and adjust text for style, readability, clarity and readability;

Location: This role can be done in Budapest (Hungary) or remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Qualifications: No formal qualifications are required. However, the candidate should have previous demonstrable experience.

Skills and requirements:

  • Familiarity with the proofreading techniques and tools;
  • Attention to details;