Speakers

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Asad Jeewa

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Fundamentals of Reinforcement Learning

Day 2 - 10h25 - 12h00

Research Research RL RL
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Athandiwe Saba

Code for Africa

The Power of AI to Fight Information Manipulation

Day 3 - 14h25 - 15h30

AI Ethics AI Ethics AI in Africa AI in Africa Language Language
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Bigomokero Antoine Bagula

University of the Western Cape

Transforming Networking Through Artificial Intelligence: From Best Effort to Knowledge Aware Networking

Day 1 - 10h25 - 12h00

AI in Africa AI in Africa Keynote Keynote MLOps MLOps
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Charl Van Heerden

Saigen

Speech Recognition for Africa

Day 2 - 10h25 - 12h00

AI in Africa AI in Africa Language Language
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Chijioke Okorie

University of Pretoria

Intellectual Property, Data, and Technology, in terms of Governance

Day 1 - 10h25 - 12h00

AI in Africa AI in Africa Legal Legal
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Emmanuel Dufourq

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Deep Learning and Wildlife Monitoring

Day 1 - 13h00 - 14h00

BioAI BioAI Deep Learning Deep Learning Keynote Keynote
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Frans Meyer

Alphawave

Disciplined Entrepreneurship for AI Startups

Day 3 - 13h00 - 14h00

Applied ML & Industry Applied ML & Industry Workshop Workshop
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Henrica Makulu Kadira

Medscheme Holdings

Using Data to Inform and Inspire Action

Day 3 - 09h00 - 10h00

AI in Africa AI in Africa Data Science Data Science Keynote Keynote
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Jabu Mtsweni

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

The Good and not so Good of Cybersecurity for AI & AI for Cybersecurity

Day 1 - 09h00 - 10h00

AI Ethics AI Ethics Research Research
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Jonathan Shock

University of Cape Town

Reinforcement Learning: Meta, Offline, Multi-agent and more

Day 3 - 13h00 - 14h00

Research Research RL RL
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Kayode Adetunji

Leveraging AI and ML for Innovations in African Healthcare.

Day 3 - 13h00 - 14h00

Explainable AI Explainable AI Healthcare Healthcare
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Michelle Skelton

UCT

DS-I Africa - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa

Day 3 - 13h00 - 14h00

Healthcare Healthcare Research Research
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Mpho Primus

Institute for Intelligent Systems, Primus Tech Hub

NLP for Africa: Trends and Perspectives

Day 2 - 09h00 - 10h00

AI in Africa AI in Africa Keynote Keynote Language Language
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Neelan Pather

Analytix Engine

Leveraging ML in Big Data Analytics for Business Success

Day 1 - 14h25 - 16h00

Applied ML & Industry Applied ML & Industry ML ML
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Pelonomi Moiloa

Lelapa AI

Organizing African Talent to Move Humanity Forward: Language Technology for Africa

Day 0 - 13h30 - 14h30

AI in Africa AI in Africa Keynote Keynote Language Language
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Siphiwe Thwala

IBM Research

Biomedical Text Insights Extraction

Day 3 - 13h00 - 14h00

BioAI BioAI Data Science Data Science
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Steven James

University of the Witwatersrand

Concurrent and Temporal Composition for Zero-shot Transfer in Reinforcement Learning

Day 3 - 13h00 - 14h00

Keynote Keynote Research Research RL RL
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Terence Van Zyl

University of Johannesburg

Deep Learning : The Journey from Feature Engineering to Representation Learning

Day 1 - 10h25 - 12h00

Deep Learning Deep Learning Foundations Foundations
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Zubeida Dawood

CSIR/ TUT/ WITS Business School

Real-world Applications of Ontology Engineering in Deep Learning : A Cybersecurity Learning Factory Use Case

Day 1 - 10h25 - 12h00

Deep Learning Deep Learning Research Research