Who can apply for the Lab?

 

You are:

  • Currently enrolled in a STEM focused undergraduate program or have graduated within the last 2 years from a STEM focused undergraduate program. Advanced courses in calculus, linear algebra, statistics and some programming experience is strongly preferred. 

  • Interested in how AI can be used as a tool for social change.

 

Where will the Summer Lab take place?

 

At Mila (6650 St. Urbain) Montreal, QC.

What is the time commitment and schedule?

The Lab is a very intensive program. You will be expected to participate from 9-4pm Monday - Friday over the course of the 7 weeks. Some evening events will be held. You can check out detailed schedule here.

Do we need to pay to participate in the lab?

 

There is no cost to the program except for a small registration fee. 

 

 

Can we participate in the program if we are not from Montreal?

 

Yes. The program is open to all women and those who identify as women, across Canada. If you are travelling from out of town you may be eligible for a travel grant once you are accepted into the program.

Where can I stay in Montreal if I’m coming from out of town?

 

We recommend subletting or using AirBNB. There’s a Facebook group dedicated to Montreal sublets. We are happy to help if you have more questions regarding housing once you are accepted.

 

What are the expected outcomes of the lab?

 

The lab will provide participants with a foundation and training in the latest machine learning technologies, expand their network with the Canadian AI ecosystem, as well as give them the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned on a social problem of their choice. By the end of the program, participants will perform a public demo of their projects.

 

 

Other questions? 

Please email us at ai4good@osmomtl.org.