SDG Summer School 2020: AI for the SDGs

 

Dates:  6 July – 31 July 2020    Location: The SDG Solution Space, Geneva, Switzerland

Theme:  The 2020 SDG Summer School focuses on “Artificial Intelligence for the Sustainable Development Goals”

UN Partner: In collaboration with the AI for Good Summit, organized by ITU.

Challenges: Students will tackle six challenges that involve crowdsourcing and AI, proposed by WMO, UNOG, UNCTAD and ITU. 

Format: Students will work in multidisciplinary teams guided by mentors from University of Geneva and several International Organisations.

Applicants:  The SDG Summer School targets innovative and highly motivated undergraduate (Bachelor) students from all fields of study.

Applications: The Summer School will open for applications on 3 March, closing 27 April. Successful candidates informed by 1 May. 

Registration feeCHF 2’000, including local accommodation at a student residence. Travel and daily expenses not included.

Prize:  Top projects will be invited to participate in SDG innovation events such as UNLEASH, Learning Planet and AI for Good.