HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President Bahrain Athletics Association has instructed the High Organising Committee of the 2nd Khalid bin Hamad Award for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence to kick-off preparations for the event which will be held under the slogan #Inventing_the_Future. Organised by Bahrain Polytechnic in collaboration with Microsoft, the event, which is one of HH Shaikh Khalid’s initiatives to support young people in the scientific field, will take place in March.
In a statement issued on this ocassion, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa stressed on the importance of holding such an event in an effort to diversify the learning sources in order to contribute towards supporting educational outputs and innovation in Bahrain and the GCC states.
He pointed out that hosting the 2nd Khalid bin Hamad Award for Innovation in Artifical Intelligence comes in line with the vision of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain to support youth in the scientific field and encourage them to be innovative so they can add to the country’s efforts to meet the 2030 sustainable goals.
It’s worth noting that HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad launched the first edition of the event last year as part of HH’s initiatives. The 1st Khalid bin Hamad Award for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence was met with extroadinary interaction with a large pool of participants from many parts of the world competing in the event.