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    The ML/AI Green Battery Hack - Pitch Night (Melbourne)

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    Welcome to the Melbourne ML/AI Green Battery Hack Pitch Night Event (Sydney event is here)!

    Get ready for an unforgettable evening at The ML/AI Green Battery Hack Pitch Night (Melbourne), where innovative thinkers showcase AI solutions for Australia's unique energy and sustainability challenges. This event is your pass to the future of Australian AI.

    Join us for a dive into AI and green energy at our pitch night, where esteemed speakers, including Prof. Eduard Hovy, will talk about the cutting edge developments in artificial intelligence and how we can apply them to Australia's transition to carbon net zero, a more decentralised electricity grid and private batteries.

    What's on the agenda for the ML/AI Green Battery Hack Pitch Night?

    Esteemed Judging Panel
    The event will feature an impressive lineup of judges (to be announced). Stay tuned as we reveal more tech luminaries joining the panel.


    • All teams will get to keep a function of the money they make (assuming they make more than $50) by trading their simulated battery.
    • The Trading Prize will be awarded to the team who uses machine learning to earn the most simulated money throughout the competition. This prize comes with an additional $500 over the cash already awarded.
    • The Innovation Prize will go to the most innovative use of machine learning for energy trading. 1st and 2nd be awarded according to set judging criteria (coming soon)

    Networking Opportunities
    Join 300 other AI aficionados, industry experts, potential employers, our event sponsors, and fellow pioneers for an evening of connection and inspiration.

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    We can only run these events because we have help from awesome collaborators across industry and research.

    Gold Sponsors:

    Amazon Web Service

    City of Melbourne


    Melbourne Connect


    Silver Sponsors:

    Australian Computer Society (ACS)

    Haizea Analytics

    HAL systems


    The University of Melbourne Data Science Students Society

    Community Partners:

    Australian Institute of Energy

    Exciton Science



    Melbourne Centre for Data Science

    Melbourne Climate Network

    This event is run in by organizers of the Melbourne Machine Learning and AI Meetup, started 9 years ago. We're very welcoming to everyone and we run free monthly talks on machine learning. 

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