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Now the Saudi Data Science Camp brings out the first group of students
Now the Saudi Data Science Camp brings out the first group of students

Now the Saudi Data Science Camp brings out the first group of students

The initiative aims to graduate more than 900 young people specialized in data science and artificial intelligence during 2021

On Friday, the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence celebrated the graduation of the first 35 graduates of the Data Science Camp, which began in July.

The SDAIA Academy initiative aims to graduate more than 900 young people specialized in data science and artificial intelligence during 2021.

The graduation ceremony was attended by the Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha, and the Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, among other officials.

Meanwhile, 20 teams qualified for the bootcamp stage of the second edition of the Artathon Global AI Competition.

The event will now move to workshops and training sessions aimed at building attendees' skills and providing the opportunity to complete final versions of their artwork.

Three teams will be nominated to win cash prizes of up to 500,000 Saudi riyals ($133,305).

Artathon is one of the main initiatives of the World Artificial Intelligence Summit, where people who are interested in music and interactive art work

Drawing and holographic art combined with data and AI experts to create artwork using AI techniques.

This edition received worldwide attention, with 8,400 artists and programmers representing 69 countries participating, and 500 candidates representing 164 teams selected.

During the ceremony, Al-Ghamdi congratulated the graduates who qualified for the second phase of Artathon, praising their "tireless efforts that reflect their keenness to make the most of the programs offered to them."

Al-Ghamdi pointed out that improving national competencies in this field is one of the Authority's most important priorities. He added that it comes as a result of support and guidance

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is keen to support the national development process and achieve the goals of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

The second edition of the World Artificial Intelligence Exhibition is part of SDAIA’s partnerships with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones
And the Misk Art Institute and the Saudi Telecom Company, which sponsored the graduation ceremony.

This edition received worldwide attention, with 8,400 artists and programmers representing 69 countries participating, and 500 candidates representing 164 teams selected.

During the ceremony, Al-Ghamdi congratulated the graduates who qualified for the second phase of Artathon, praising their "tireless efforts that reflect their keenness to make the most of the programs offered to them."

Al-Ghamdi pointed out that improving national competencies in this field is one of the Authority's most important priorities. He added that it comes as a result of support and guidance

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is keen to support the national development process and achieve the goals of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

The second edition of the World Artificial Intelligence Exhibition is part of SDAIA’s partnerships with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones
And the Misk Art Institute and the Saudi Telecom Company, which sponsored the graduation ceremony.