Artificial Intelligence & Environment Hackathon

Date Thursday 8 - Friday 9 September 2022
Time 9am (Thursday 8 September) - 5pm (Friday 9 September)
Where I.1.09
Presenter Dr Phil Mourot (Senior Research Fellow, AI Institute, University of Waikato)
Contact Renae Dixon
Contact email
Admission Cost Cost will be FREE for students and $25 (general)

For the first time in New Zealand – A challenge event to help protect our environment.

  • There are cash prizes: $1000 for national winners and $200 for regional winners (there are 5 locations)
  • We will provide free pizza.

We are now offering online also. Zoom link will be sent to participants once registered.

The AI Hackathon for the Environment is a two-day challenge event focused on delivering real-life examples to help build a coherent environmental data ecosystem, including:

  • Deploying AI alongside other new technologies to enhance solving environmental issues
  • Developing a national environmental open data framework
  • Considering where and how mātauranga Māori may be incorporated within Government AI systems
  • Coordinating the development of standards and best practices for environmental data management

To find out more and register for the event visit this website: