Contestants from world over compete for world’s best prompt engineer title

Contestants from world over compete for world’s best prompt engineer title

The Global Prompt Engineering Championship kicked off today. Contestants from four continents competed for the title of Best Prompt Engineer in Generative Artificial Intelligence Applications, along with a prize fund worth AED 1 million.

The first day of the Global Prompt Engineering Championship, organized by the Dubai Center for Artificial Intelligence (DCAI) and Dubai Future Foundation, took place in AREA 2071 in Emirates Towers in Dubai. Contestants competed fiercely across three categories: Art, Literature, and Coding.

Thirty finalists beat thousands of entrants from nearly 100 countries around the world to compete in the competition. They represent 13 countries: Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Morocco, India, Singapore, Dominican Republic, Austria, France, Spain, United Kingdom, and the UAE.

Competitors came from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, including husband and wife, Razvan Salam and Roshna Bivi, from India, who both competed in the Art category. Iman Wagdy from Egypt, a previous participant in the One Million Arab Coders program, also took part. The youngest contestant was 13-year-old Zara Hassanein from the United Kingdom.

Competitors were evaluated on their speed, creativity, and accuracy of content, with the top three in each category qualifying for the final stage taking place on Tuesday at the Museum of the Future.

The jury for the Global Prompt Engineering Championship includes Benedetta Ghione from Art Dubai, Saeed Kharbash from Dubai Culture, and Mazen Abu Najm from Microsoft in the Art category. In the Literature category, the judges are Mustafa Al-Rawi from the International Media Investments Company, and Ahlam Bolooki from the Emirates Literature Foundation, and Ramesh Chander from Google. In the Coding category, the judges are Ashraf Khan from IBM, Abdul Rahman Al Mahmoud from the Office of Artificial Intelligence in the UAE Government, and Ahmed Al Sayed from Google.

His Excellency Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of DFF, said: “The Global Prompt Engineering Championship has attracted top global talents in the field, strengthening Dubai’s position as a hub for AI. The competition highlights the emirate as a global destination for AI talent and computer scientists to apply their work.”

He added: “The wide level of international participation in the championship highlights the importance of encouraging the responsible and innovative use of AI in designing the future. It also emphasizes the importance of developing technologies that create new opportunities and open horizons for further development.”


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