Sheikh Hamdan Unveils AI Competition with Dh1 Million Prize

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Dubai, under the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), is gearing up for the prestigious Global Prompt Engineering Championship, scheduled to take place in May 2024. With a remarkable prize pool of AED1 million, this championship represents a groundbreaking endeavor to harness the potential of Generative AI, a venture jointly undertaken by DFF and the Dubai Centre for Artificial Intelligence.

This global event, hosted at the Museum of the Future, will encompass three key categories: literature, art, and coding. Its primary objective is to position Dubai and the UAE as a prime destination for Generative AI talent and innovation, while simultaneously nurturing a new wave of prompt engineering innovations.

Emphasizing Dubai’s proactive approach, inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan underlined the city’s commitment to accelerating digital transformation and endorsing promising technologies. Dubai is achieving this through a robust digital infrastructure that empowers programmers, entrepreneurs, and startups to shape the future and address global challenges.

Sheikh Hamdan stated, “The Global Prompt Engineering Championship is aligned with Dubai’s efforts to become a destination for leading talent and a platform for Generative AI startups. The competition is launched in line with our leadership’s directives to develop Generative AI solutions and unlock the potential of this futuristic sector.”

Furthermore, he highlighted Dubai’s status as a global hub for the future, emphasizing its role in fostering the growth of AI tools and solutions. By harnessing advanced technology, Dubai is emerging as a digitally empowered city at the forefront of innovation.

Sheikh Hamdan reaffirmed Dubai’s dedication to advancing sustainable technological progress and nurturing a thriving programming community, aimed at attracting top talents and experts to drive innovation.

The championship aligns with the strategic directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to integrate Generative AI solutions across various sectors in the UAE and Dubai, supporting the nation’s objectives and its pursuit of global leadership in digital transformation.

For those interested in participating in the Global Prompt Engineering Championship, applications can be submitted through this link:

This challenge’s goal is to enhance the efficiency and positive impact of content creation across diverse domains using Generative AI tools like ChatGPT, Midjourney, and other innovative applications. It aspires to reshape the global landscape of advanced technology by promoting prompt engineering skills.

This international challenge is designed to attract talented individuals from around the world, including AI experts, content creators, researchers, startups, and entrepreneurs specializing in Generative AI and digital solutions. It will provide them with the opportunity to further develop their ideas and innovations, contributing to fields such as programming, healthcare, legislation, arts, music, and content development.

The competition will span two days, with the initial day dedicated to selecting the top 30 prompt engineering programmers who will proceed to the final phase on the second day. These programmers will be divided into five groups, each competing in the three categories of Literature, Art, and Coding. The completed projects will undergo evaluation by a specialized committee, taking into account speed, quality, and accuracy. The winners in the three categories will be awarded a total prize of AED1 million.

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