Schedule

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 08h00 - 13h00

Arrivals

 13h00 - 15h30

Registration

Kramer Building LT1-3 on Middle Campus, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

 08h00 - 08h30

β˜• & Registration

Morning coffee/tea and late registration

 09h00 - 10h00
Keynote I 1 number of speakers

Opening talk

 10h00 - 10h25

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Break

 10h30 - 12h00
Machine Learning - Foundations I 1 number of speakers
Research I 3 number of speakers
Embracing Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence: The rise of Augmented AI systems
 12h00 - 13h00

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Lunch Break

 13h00 - 14h00
Keynote II 1 number of speakers
 14h00 - 14h30

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Break (coffee only) (Speaker intros start at 2:25pm)

 14h30 - 16h00
Transformers - Foundations II 1 number of speakers
ML, GANs, Vision - Research II 3 number of speakers
Industry II 3 number of speakers
 16h00 - 17h00

πŸ“· Group Photo and Speed 'Dating'

 17h00 - 20h30

πŸŽ‰ AI Fest / Poster Session / Opening Event

Kramer Quad

  • Poster session: Everyone is invited to showcase their ongoing projects. Even if your work is not yet complete, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable insights and advice.
  • Company Exhibitions: Companies are encouraged to exhibit their state-of-the-art ML projects and achievements.
  • Research Showcases: We invite innovative labs and research groups to showcase their cutting-edge work in the field.
  • Student Bonus: Stand a chance to win exciting prizes πŸ† with your innovative projects! (Only for Students)

Sponsored by Lelapa AI and SAAIA.
Lelapa AI SAAIA

 08h00 - 09h00

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Morning coffee/tea

 09h00 - 10h00
Keynote III 1 number of speakers
 10h00 - 10h30

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Break (Speaker Intros start at 10:25am)

 10h30 - 12h00
Computer Vision - Foundations III 1 number of speakers
Language - Research III 3 number of speakers
MLOps - Industry III 3 number of speakers
 12h00 - 13h00

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Lunch Break

 13h00 - 14h00
Keynote IV 1 number of speakers
 14h00 - 14h30

β˜•

Break (coffee only) (Speaker Intros start at 2:25pm)

 14h30 - 16h00
Inference - Foundations IV 1 number of speakers
Research IV 3 number of speakers
ML Ops - Industry IV 3 number of speakers
 16h00 - 16h30

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Break (Speaker Intros start at 4:25pm)

 16h30 - 18h00
RL - Foundations V 1 number of speakers
Lightning Talks 20 number of speakers

Multiple speakers

Hackathon Prep 1 number of speakers
 18h00 - 23h59
Hackathon with Zindi & FruitPunch AI 3+ number of speakers

AI for Coral Reefs Hackathon with Fruitpunch.ai and Zindi (6 hours, end at midnight)

 08h00 - 09h00

Morning coffee β˜•

 09h00 - 10h00
Keynote V 1 number of speakers
 10h00 - 10h30

β˜•

Break (Speaker Intros start at 10:25am)

 10h30 - 12h00
Diffusion Models - Foundations VI 1 number of speakers
Reinforcement Learning - Research VI 3 number of speakers
Industry VI 3 number of speakers
 12h00 - 13h00

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Lunch Break

 13h00 - 15h30
Women in Tech Workshop 4 number of speakers

Panel discussion
AI Safety and Governance in Africa Workshop 4 number of speakers

Breakout sessions
Ml in Healthcare Workshop 7 number of speakers

Break (20 min)

Panel discussion
 15h30 - 16h00

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Break

 16h00 - 17h00
Panel Discussion 4 number of speakers

Hosted by Callum Tilbury

AI and Africa - A New Day or a Painful Replay?
 17h00 - 17h30

Prize giving πŸ… and closing ceremony πŸ†πŸ

 17h30 - 18h00

Travel πŸŽ’

 18h00 - 20h30

Instadeep Movie Night 🎬 (Limited Tickets!)

The Labia Theatre
Instadeep Movie Night 🎬 (Limited Tickets!)
 20h30 - 23h00

AfterParty in Town

 23h00

Travel Back to Residence (Bus departs)