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ASEAN-CHINA-INDIA: Youth Leadership Summit 2024——The SUSTAINABILITY STARTATHON: SINGAPORE ROUNDS 15 May - 30 July|Prioritizing and Integrating AI in building a resilient city

Background:

The Sustainability Startathon Country Round is a pre-event to the Annual ASEAN-China-India Youth Leadership Summit held in Singapore. The ASEAN-China-India Youth Leadership Summit 2024 addresses the most pressing sustainability challenges of our time.

The Sustainability Startathon (June - August): Held across 12 countries, this is a team-based challenge. Only the winning teams will be offered the opportunity to advance to the Grand Finals in Singapore and win amazing prizes!Spread across 8 weeks, The Sustainability Startathon: Country Rounds will include 3 stages: masterclasses, a Qualifying Round, and the Country Finals.

The top 3 teams per country (180 youths in total across the ACI region) will be invited for a full scholarship to Singapore for the 6-day ACI Youth Leadership Summit, where they will compete in the Grand Finals of the Sustainability Startathon.

This year’s theme is “Prioritizing and Integrating AI To Build a Sustainable & Resilient City”, focusing on three pillars: Air Quality, Waste Management, and Energy Demand. This is a regional platform designed for passionate and dedicated young leaders to explore and develop their business ideas addressing the goals of UNSDG Goals 7 and 11.

The role of AI plays a big role in making urbanization smarter by creating tools to navigate challenges and fostering the adoption of approaches to make Singapore a smart and sustainable city.​​
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This year's competition focuses on driving the importance of using AI to develop business solutions and strategies, in areas of SDG 7 and SDG 11.​​
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Challenge area #1 - Smart Cities ​
Challenge area #2 - Waste management ​​​
Challenge area #3 - Energy demand​

SDG11:​
-How might we implement and encourage effective waste management strategies in Singapore, including prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse, to foster a cleaner environment and healthier communities?​
-How might we implement innovative urban farming and tree-planting initiatives in urban areas to contribute to the Singapore Green Plan 2030 while enhancing biodiversity and food resources?​

SDG7:​
-How might we ensure that energy efficiency becomes a priority for households, communities, and industries in Singapore, fostering a culture of sustainable energy consumption?​
How might we promote the widespread adoption of renewable and clean energy technologies among different sectors and industries in Singapore to ensure its transition towards a sustainable energy landscape?

Additional points will be given if you build the solution on Alibaba Cloud.

Please submit your presentation slides to Claudine.ang@alibaba-inc.com

Programme Timeline:

14 June--Registration Deadline
4 July--Qualifying Round Winners Announcement
29 Aug--Semi-Final Round Winners Announcement
29 September-4 October--Summit: Grand Finals in Singapore

Training Sessions:[Online]

1st Session
Date (UTC+8): June 5, 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Topic: Getting Started with Alibaba Cloud
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/emKzifDIN

2nd Session
Date (UTC+8): June 6, 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Topic: Getting Started with Machine Learning and AI
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/fnkjLiQgO

3rd Session
Date (UTC+8): June 18, 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Topic: Prompt Engineering fundamentals
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/0IIGQOj51

4th Session
Date (UTC+8): June 25, 2024, 10:30 - 12:00
Topic: Introduction to Platform for AI
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/_-xZD6OCS

5th Session
Date (UTC+8): June 25, 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Topic: Developing a 3-tier architecture application using Alibaba Cloud
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/xElgkdYcQ

6th Session
Date (UTC+8): June 26, 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Topic: Developing AI application using Alibaba Cloud Server
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/0Jb4N0ZDK

7th Session
Date (UTC+8): July 12, 2024, 09:30 - 17:00
Topic: ACA Business User Certification
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/XsONB_xM1

8th Session
Date (UTC+8): July 16, 2024, 09:30 - 17:00
Topic: ACA Cloud Computing Certification
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/S-SZuGK5w

9th Session
Date (UTC+8): July 17, 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Topic: Dive into Generative AI
Registration Link: https://survey.alibabacloud.com/uone/sg/survey/fjkW5Bljy

Click here to learn more the Sustainability Startathon Singapore Round:

https://www.theyouthleadership.org/singapore.html

Terms & Conditions:

1.Participants need to sign up for an Alibaba Cloud account to receive the cloud credits for the startathon. In order to activate Alibaba Cloud services, participants must add a payment method. You will receive Alibaba Cloud credits for the hackathon with the account you registered for the hackathon.
2.Contestants must be studying in IHL or a recent graduate who is less than 3 years preferably and less than 25 years old.
3.Contestants can compete with a team of up to 5 members. The team members cannot be changed after 1 July, 12:00 p.m. The cash prize will be given to only one participant for each winning team and cannot be separated.
4.Additional points will be given to those who use Alibaba Cloud services in their submissions.
5.Members of Alibaba Group can participate in the contest but are excluded from the prizes.

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