CUHK Jockey Club AI for the Future Project: Secondary School Think and Create Competition 2020


Award The Best AI Award The Spirit of Innovation Award The Technical Challenge Award The Outstanding Social Awareness Award
Topic Laughter Catcher 2.0 Trendy Toilet MAESTRO TaiChi Tutor Anchor
School Name St. Paul’s Convent School
(Secondary Section)
Lai King Catholic Secondary School Diocesan Girls' School Pui Ching Middle School Macau

Shortlisted Teams to Final Round Competition

School Name Topic
Lai King Catholic Secondary School Trendy Toilet
Pui Ching Middle School Macau Anchor
Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School 超級視場
St. Paul’s Convent School (Secondary Section) Laughter Catcher 2.0
Diocesan Girls’ School MAESTRO TaiChi Tutor
Pui Ching Middle School Macau 電子零件分類器
Fukien Secondary School 智能降噪音頭盔
Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Secondary School A Portable Hong Kong Sign Language Translation Platform
Diocesan Girls’ School Content Farm Detector
Diocesan Girls’ School Tackling Manipulation: Creating an Enhanced Biometric Artificial Intelligence Model
Lai King Catholic Secondary School 發聾振聵 DEAF
Lam Tai Fai College AI Pre-Drowning System
Heung To Secondary School (Tseung Kwan O) 柏金遜快速測試器
Wah Yan College, Kowloon AI Escalator
Diocesan Girls' School Chatbot for Students and Parents
Lam Tai Fai College Doctor Eyes, Save Your Eyes
Man Kwan Pau Kau College SenSor.聲耍
Man Kwan QualiEd College AI 獨居長者情緒辨識系統
Lam Tai Fai College COVID-19 Assessment & FAQ Chatbot

Competition Timeline

First Round Late May Application Starts (with Guidelines for Applicants)
Late June Application Deadline
July Provision of Exemplars
Late August Proposal Submission
Early September First Round Result (to shortlist 10 teams)
Final Round September to October Consultation Sessions (two 30-minute consultation sessions)
Early November Presentation and Prototype Demonstration (30 minutes per team)
Late November Public Demonstration cum Awards Presentation Ceremony during AI Week 2020

Eligibility, Format and Assessment Criteria


Secondary 1 to 6 students, team-based consisting at most 5 students and 1 instructor


First Round
All teams would need to submit a proposal along the theme after their applications to the Competition. The judging panel will shortlist 10 teams to the final round.

Final Round
Each shortlisted team would be given (1) a budget of HKD2,000 and (2) two 30-minute consultation sessions with assigned CUHK professors and/or SenseTime expert to develop a prototype for the submitted proposal. The prototype would be presented to the judging panel and the public.

First Round Assessment Criteria:

Project Content
Project Objectives 20%
Originality and Creativity 30%
AI Application and Technical Feasibility 20%
AI Ethics and Social Impact 20%
AI Sustainability 10%

Final Round Assessment Criteria:

Relevancy with the Topic 15%
Technical Skills 15%
Innovative and Creativity 10%
Problem Solving Skills 10%
Appearance Design 10%
Presentation Skills 15%
Teamwork 10%
Q & A Session 15%


Application and Other Information

The Best AI Award A trophy, a certificate and a prize of HKD10,000 (1 team)
The Spirit of Innovation Award A trophy, a certificate and a prize of HKD7,000 (1 team)
The Technical Challenge Award A trophy, a certificate and a prize of HKD7,000 (1 team)
The Outstanding Social Awareness Award A trophy, a certificate and a prize of HKD7,000 (1 team)
Certificate of Merit A certificate (all finalist teams)


Please return the completed application form on or before 28 July 2020, 5:00pm


Telephone: 3943 0479 (Mr Ryan TSANG) / 3943 0452 (Ms Paris HUI)


Frequently Asked Questions

1Could I form the competition team with students from different secondary forms, such as three secondary 5 students and two secondary 2 students?
Yes, competition team could be formed by students from different secondary forms.
2Could my school send more than one participating team to the competition?
Yes. Schools are welcome to register more than one team, which comprises of five students and one instructor, to the competition.
3Could I submit proposal via other presentation means, such as video, presentation PowerPoint?
Each participating team must to submit a written proposal. However, participating teams are open to supplement their proposals with other presentation means such as video, presentation PowerPoint, or any other means where appropriate.
4What is the format for composing the proposal?
All participating teams must submit a written proposal in Chinese or English within 10 pages according to the template here .
5Could I use existing prototypes from my school to participate in the competition?
Participating teams are welcome to use any existing prototypes from their school for this competition. However, participating schools have to ensure that either their prototypes have not won other competitions before, or there are some innovations or refinement on their prototypes.
6Is there any limitation on the materials for prototype development?
No. Participating teams are free to use any materials to develop their prototype.
7Could I indicate my preference on experts that I may meet in the two 30-minute consultation sessions?
The Project would allocate CUHK Professors and/or SenseTime expert in accordance to the topics of participating teams to make sure the effectiveness of consultation sessions.