SKT and OpenAI Collaborate on Global Event to Foster Innovations in Generative AI for Positive Impact
South Korean telecommunications company SK Telecom (SKT) and leading artificial intelligence (AI) research lab OpenAI have joined forces to host a global event focused on harnessing the potential of generative AI to improve people’s lives. Both organizations have been actively exploring ways to leverage generative AI for the betterment of society, and this event provides a unique opportunity to hear ideas directly from external customers and experts.
The event, open to anyone interested in making a difference through generative AI, aims to identify talented individuals who can lead future developments in the AI industry. It also seeks to uncover innovative ideas for products and services that can address various social challenges.
Participants can register for the event on the official website, prompterday.com, starting today. Aspiring candidates will have the chance to showcase their creative ideas across different domains, including improving wellness and productivity in daily life, enhancing life with entertainment, improving the lives of vulnerable groups, and enhancing education.
An esteemed panel of judges, consisting of AI experts and industry leaders, including SKT’s Chief AI Global Officer -geun, Head of Strategic Accounts at OpenAI -, and CEO of -seok, will evaluate the entries. They will be looking for novel and impactful concepts that can shape the future and bring about positive change.
The event will be conducted in multiple rounds, starting with the preliminary round, which will take place from [date]. The final round, scheduled for [date], promises to be an exciting culmination of the competition, featuring award presentations, panel speeches, and networking and mentoring sessions. Participants will be generously rewarded with token credits to access OpenAI’s cutting-edge technology and ChatGPT Plus.
In addition to the prizes awarded to the winners, those who receive an award of excellence or higher will enjoy the added benefit of exemption from the initial screening process in SKT’s Junior Talent recruitment.
OpenAI’s COO expressed enthusiasm for the event, emphasizing the organization’s commitment to developing safe AI systems that contribute to the well-being of people worldwide. The collaboration with participants from diverse regions allows for a better understanding of how AI can shape a brighter future.
SKT’s CEO also expressed his anticipation of working closely with OpenAI to foster AI talents and forge new ground in the AI industry. He believes that the joint hackathon will serve as a platform to discover creative minds who will lead the way in developing innovative AI solutions.
The event promises to provide a dynamic space for global AI enthusiasts, bringing together brilliant minds from around the world to drive progress and create tangible impact. With the collaborative efforts of SKT and OpenAI, the global AI ecosystem is set to gain momentum and witness groundbreaking advancements.
The SKT and OpenAI global event reflects a shared vision of leveraging the power of generative AI to tackle pressing social challenges and improve lives. By embracing diverse perspectives and encouraging creative problem-solving, this joint initiative stands as a testament to the potential of AI for positive change on a global scale.