Emirates News Agency – 3rd edition of UAE AI Summer Camp takes place August 1-31, 2021



DUBAI, July 17, 2021 (WAM) – The National Program for Artificial Intelligence, in collaboration with the National Program for Coders, has announced the opening of registrations for the UAE AI Summer Camp 3.0, which will run from August 1 to 31 2021, in partnership with a group of national entities and large global companies working in coding and AI.

Several pioneering international companies in the field of technology, including Facebook, Microsoft, Huawei, Le Wagon, Careem and SAP, are participating in the Camp. They will run specialized workshops aimed at providing participants with 21st century skills. This year, Dubai Police Headquarters is also participating in the camp to deliver specialized technology workshops and courses.

The Camp welcomes students and undergraduates of different ages and disciplines to register through this link: ai.gov.ae/learn/camp.

The goal of the camp is to provide talented young adults with advanced artificial intelligence and technological skills, to encourage them to develop innovative solutions for future challenges using the experiences they gain by participating in virtual events, conferences and interactive workshops held across the UAE. .

This is the third edition of the UAE AI Summer Camp, which has seen growing demand and wide participation. Almost 10,000 students from different educational levels participated in its first and second editions of the Camp.

Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, said the government of the United Arab Emirates, headed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, uses all of his national initiatives, projects and programs to enable young people and students of the United Arab Emirates to acquire and practice their knowledge in the field. artificial intelligence, which is one of the most important tools of the future, in order to actively participate in shaping the future of their country and in the service of their community.

He added that the importance of the AI ​​camp lies in its ability to offer young people the opportunity to participate in realistic and exciting experiences in emerging technologies, and to present them directly to technological developments and to support their thinking. The initiative trains young people to apply these technologies in their studies, work and future projects, which helps to form a generation well-acquainted with the technologies of the future and able to use these technologies in the development of various vital sectors.

He also said that this edition of the AI ​​camp sees a special participation of many national entities and global technology companies, as they all believe in the importance of this camp to support the efforts of the UAE to accelerate the adoption of programming and AI applications to support and encourage creative youth to use the country’s cutting-edge technological infrastructure.

He praised the significant participation of the National Coders Program in organizing this event, which will prepare and equip the next generation with knowledge and hands-on expertise to enter the coding world with confidence by providing them with training opportunities to help them turn their ideas into projects ready to be developed and executed.

For the first time, a group of students from the Kingdom of Bahrain is participating in the UAE AI Summer Camp. Their participation was made possible by the implementation of the Memorandum of Association (MoA) signed between the National Program for Artificial Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates and the Nasser Vocational Training Center in Bahrain to strengthen the exchange of experiences. and success stories and share the best expertise in the fields of advanced technology and AI.

UAE AI Summer Camp includes numerous virtual sessions of theoretical knowledge, theoretical and practical workshops as well as virtual lectures on various topics to teach students the most important skills in technology and programming sciences, in particular in the field of artificial intelligence. The camp also provides students with the opportunity to learn about the most vital emerging technologies in the fields to come and gain the skills that will prepare them for a career in coding, which today is one languages ​​and skills that are most important for the future of business.

The workshops focus on various aspects of the technology, including deep learning, machine learning, the Python programming language, cybersecurity, and the latest cryptocurrency updates, in addition to highlighting the focus on topics that promote the adoption of cutting-edge technologies in rediscovering the UAE’s environment, and how AI is helping the discovery of rare species of wild animals that inhabit the country. Facebook also provided a special invitation to attend and participate in PyTorch Developer Day.



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