Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) will partner with the Hong Kong Meteorological Society to organize a weather forecasting competition after the summer holidays this year. The competition aims at promoting the use of big data and artificial intelligence (AI), especially on the application of machine learning and deep learning in weather forecasting. This is the first time ever of a similar competition in Hong Kong. Students from the primary and secondary schools are welcome to participate.
The competition is one of the activities of Master Code 2018 co-organized by Hong Kong Education City and Microsoft Hong Kong Co. Ltd. Director of the HKO, Mr. C. M. Shun attended the Opening Ceremony on 28 June 2018. Also at the ceremony, Dr. David H. Y. Lam, Scientific Officer, introduced how the Observatory embraces the big data era and enhances weather services by using AI.
For details of the competition, please browse the Master Code 2018 website at http://www.hkedcity.net/coding/en/