Orientation for the 5th WBA Hackathon: to create your working memory model work

The Whole Brain Architecture Initiative (WBAI) and Cerenaut are currently holding an online AI competition to implement working memory: The Fifth WBA Hackathon — Beyond ‘now and here’

To facilitate participation, we held will hold an online orientation event on June 5th, where you can ask questions on the hackathon/competition.

Video recording of the lecture part is found here!

To participate in the event, please register from this form.

Date and Time:

Date: 2021-06-05 (Sat.)
Time: 5:00-7:00 UTC (15:00-17:00 @Melbourne, 14:00-16:00 @Tokyo)


  • Introduction: 0h00-0h10 (slides)
  • Task details: 0h10-0h25 (slides)
  • Neuroscientific issues: 0h25-0h35 (slides up to the Codalab part)
  • Architecture details: 0h35-0h50
  • Instruction on the CodaLab competition: 0h50-1h00
  • Intermission with Q&A including commercial from Couger: 1h00-1h15
  • Hands-on session (getting started): 1h15-2h00


Zoom Meeting: invitation will be sent to the registered participants