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Come be part of UF's inaugural AI Days where students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in immersive events dedicated to all things AI.
From competitions designed to bring students’ ideas to life...to engaging panels discussing AI and data science, AI Days will capture how the University of Florida is building an AI University. See your fellow students win over $50,000 in money prizes!
UF students, faculty and staff are invited to join the audience on both days of events including Gator Tank and Gator Hack.
Some of UF's brightest entrepreneurial students have signed up to pitch their best ideas at Gator Tank.
Twenty-eight teams have registered, representing seven colleges and 15 majors.
UF students, faculty and staff are invited to be part of the audience to hear firsthand what four top ideas presented today may become tomorrow's solutions. The final four finalists will compete for prizes up to $25,000.
UF students who attend Gator Tank will receive a Free AI Albert t-shirt courtesy of the Career Connections Center and a Gator swag bag (while supplies last).
Celebrate what software solution is recognized as the winner at the AI Hackathon, also known as Gator Hack. With only 24 hours to rise to the challenge, more than 173 students have registered to bring forth a solution via an interdisciplinary team.
Students who attend the Gator Hack Awards Ceremony will receive a free Albert AI t-shirt from the Career Connections Center (while supplies last) from Noon to 1 p.m.
The UF AI Days Hackathon is a 24-hour competition where teams build a software application to address key challenges to improve cross disciplinary research in education using AI. Teams compete for $25,000 in prizes.
UF students, faculty and staff are invited to panel discussions and the poster session on Friday, October 28 at Emerson Alumni Hall. This event is free but registration is required for breakfast and lunch.
9:30AM – 10:30 AM
Panel 1 Discussion: AI Ethics and Interactions with Society
Takis Benos, Department of Epidemiology
Nan Zhang, Warrington College of Business
Eleni Bozia, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Amelia Winger-Bearskin, College of the Arts
10:45AM – 11:45 AM
Panel 2 Discussion: AI in Health, Engineering, and the Sciences
Panelists: Azra Bihorac, College of Medicine
Ruogu Fang, Wertheim College of Engineering
Bonnie Dorr, Wertheim College of Engineering
Raga Bjarnadottir, College of Nursing
The Career Connections Center is hosting three pop-up events where students will learn more about careers in AI and how it intersects with their major. Stop by for fun games and AI swag!
Monday, October 24th
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Career Connections Center Front Entrance
Wednesday, October 26th
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Weimer Hall Atrium
Thursday, October 27th
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Attend in-person (lunch provided) or virtually to learn about the basic IP tools, challenges and practical tips for protecting AI/ML tech. Topics covered include patents, trade secrets, contracts and other tools for protecting AI/ML technology, challenges to doing so, and practical tips for how to overcome these challenges. The Boston-based intellectual property law firm Wolf Greenfield & Sacks is the presenter in collaboration with UF Innovate.
Register by clicking here