Myanmar to hold AI contest
Myanmar will hold Cloud and AI (Artificial Intelligence) contest nationwide for the first time on September 7, Xinhua reported citing a press conference. Supported by Huawei Myanmar, the Cloud and AI contest will be jointly organized by Myanmar Rectors' Committee, Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF) and the Research and Innovation Department under the Education Ministry. The contest intends to nurture Myanmar youths, to provide talents for incoming technology wave as well as to bridge Myanmar to AI world, said the press conference. "In the future, we notice that AI will be part of our life and that is why we need to understand AI ability and capacity as well as to apply AI to our country. We are happy to participate in organizing such contest," Zaw Wai Soe, chairman of Myanmar Rectors' Committee, was quoted as saying. The contest allows Myanmar students from universities across the country to submit projects covering agricultural, education, healthcare and other business areas.