• Three-Day Generative AI Workshop

    31st May- 2nd June (virtual)

    Empowering Indic Languages Through Generative AI

     

    Organized By

    Odia Generative AI and School of Computer Applications, KIIT-DU

    In collaboration with

    Odisha Information Technology Society (OITS)

    Odias in Artificial Intelligence

     

     

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  • About

    Generative AI has become a major trend in the tech world, and following the overwhelming success of our previous one-day workshop, OdiaGenAI and KIIT DU are excited to present an extended three-day workshop.

     

    This immersive experience is designed to empower participants with the skills and knowledge needed to harness the power of Generative AI within India's diverse linguistic landscape. Our expert-led sessions will cover the fundamentals of Generative AI and Large Language Models (LLMs), with a special focus on Indic languages, including many low-resource languages.

     

    Whether you're a researcher, developer, or language enthusiast, this workshop offers hands-on experience with cutting-edge tools and technologies to help you create innovative AI-driven solutions. Join us and be part of the future of language technology in the Indic language ecosystem.

    Eligibility

    Students, professionals, and anyone interested in learning Generative AI and LLM-based tools and technologies.

    Activities

    • GenAI Product Launching
    • Expert Talks
    • GenAI Hackathon
    • Poster Presentations
    • GenAI Demo (best demo will be awarded by Tanumanasa)
    • GenAI Quizzes
    • GenAI Pitch Session (best pitch will be awarded by DublinAI)
    • Expert Panel Discussion
    • Media Communication

    Note:: Due to the majority of the registered participants opting for online, we will host the event in the virtual mode (online).

    Guidelines (Poster/Demo)

    • All posters/demos should be submitted electronically in PDF and be no longer than 3 pages in the double-column proceedings format including tables, figures, and references.
    • Papers exceeding 3 pages will not be accepted.
    • The Poster title must start with “Poster:” and the Demo title must start with “Demo:” => E.g: “Poster: Generative AI in NLP.
    • The organizers will review each poster/demo submission and inform the acceptance of the poster or demo (with suggestions if any).
    • At least one author of each accepted poster/demo is required to register for the workshop
    • For poster presentation, each participant is required to prepare a digital poster A0 size along with a ppt and will be allocated 10 min for presenting their poster followed by 2 min questions/answers.
    • For the demo, each participant will be allocated 10 min for presenting their demo followed by 2 min questions/answers.

     

    You can upload your poster/demo details here:

    Registration

    You can register here

    Schedule

    TBA

    Organizing Committee

    • Dr. Shantipriya Parida (Senior AI Scientist, Silo AI, Finland)
    • Dr. Satya Ranjan Dash (Asso. Prof., KIIT DU, India)
    • Dr. Rakesh Chandra Balabantaray (Dean Academic, IIIT Bhubaneswar, India)
    • Dr. Sonal Khosla (Researcher, OdiaGenAI, India)
    • Dr. Kusum Lata (Assi. Prof. Sharda University, india)
    • Sambit Sekhar (Co-Founder, OdiaGenAI, India)
    • Guneet Singh Kohli (AI Engineer, GreyOrange, India)

    Volunteers

    • Debasish Dhal (AI Engineer, OdiaGenAI, India)
    • AR Kamaldeen (AI Engineer, OdiaGenAI, India)
    • Swateek Jena (Founding Engineer, Rightsense Inc, India)
    • Shakshi Panwar (Intern, OdiaGenAI, India)
    • Gayatri Rout (Intern, OdiaGenAI, India)
    • Sanskruti Mishra (Intern, OdiaGenAI, India)
  • Speakers

    Speakers from Academic and Industry

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    Prof. Dilip K. Prasad

    Department of Computer Science

    UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

    Title: "Towards a More Inclusive AI: Large Language Model Training for the ultra low resource language - S'ami Language"

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    Dr. Shantipriya Parida

    Senior AI Scientist

    Silo AI

    Helsinki, Finland

    Title: "Empowering Indic Languages: The Need for LLM Resource Development"

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    Prof. Kalyanamalini Sahoo

    Professor, Linguistic

    Artois University

    Arras, France

    Title: "SanskritiBench: Bridging NLP and Indian Cultural Richness"

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    Prof. Ondřej Bojar

    Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics

    Charles University

    Prague, Czech Republic

    Title: "How to Have Your Language Covered, Experience from Czech"

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    Ravi Theja Desetty

    Developer Advocate Engineer

    LlamaIndex

    Bangalore

    India

    Title: "Navarasa: Extending Gemma to 15 Indian languages"

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    Chandan Pani

    Chief Information Security Officer

    LTIMindtree

    Bangalore

    India

    Title: "Guardrails for Gen AI from a CyberSecurity Prospective"

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    Nirant Kasliwal

    AI Engineer

    Qdrant

    Bangalore

    India

    Title: "Auto-prompting for Hindi with Qdrant"

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    Dr. Sunayana Sitaram

    Principal Researcher

    Microsoft

    Bangalore

    India

    Title: "Evaluating LLMs on Languages Beyond English: Challenges and Opportunities"

  • Organizers

    Workshop Organizers

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  • Industry Partners

    Industry partners for the workshop

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  • Contact

    For any workshop-related queries contact us by filling in your details and message.

    Also, you can mail us: shantipriya.parida@odiagenai.org