MIT MIMO and MIT CSAIL are hosting the 2nd annual MIT MIMO Symposium, AI: Accelerate Impact. The symposium will be held on May 9th and feature a poster session to showcase student research projects, which will be judged by a panel of academic and industry experts for up to $47,000 in prizes! If your work leverages data science, optimization, or AI to impact manufacturing or operations, we want you to enter in the competition!
- Who: Poster session entrants will feature MIT students in CSAIL, the School of Engineering, Operations Research, Sloan, and more. The panel of judges will include MIT faculty and industry practitioners.
- What: We are looking for students conducting research in data science, optimization, analytics, machine learning, and/or AI with the intent of improving manufacturing and/or operations. Entrants will be expected to bring a poster for display and give a quick pitch to judges during the session. See examples from last year!
- Where: All symposium activities will take place at the MIT Media Lab.
- When: Poster competition will be from 5 PM – 8 PM on Tuesday, May 9th. Judging will take place from 5:00 PM until 6:00 PM, after which competitors will continue sharing their projects and networking with attendees until 7:30 PM, when prize winners will be announced around 7:30 – 8:00 PM. Poster session entrants are encouraged to bring their posters by 9 AM and stay for the symposium events!
- Why: Students entering in the poster competition have a unique opportunity to network with faculty, industry practitioners, and other students; recruit with companies leading implementation of AI in manufacturing and operations; and win cash prizes.
- How: Please fill out the form with your contact information and project description. The deadline for submissions will be Tuesday, April 25th, but projects/poster content does not need to be complete until the first week of May. We will send details on how to proceed after the poster session finalists are selected.
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