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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is happening NOW and impacting the world of business and commerce in all market sectors around the World.  Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Robotic Process Automation, Language and Imaging Processing, Internet of Things and Data Science & Analyticsare all being leveraged by business leaders and innovators alike in Africa.   Research on the impact of AI reveals that AI could double annual economic growth rates in 2035 by changing the nature of work and creating a new relationship between man and machine.

AI Expo Africa 2018 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the AI Economy in Africa, exploring the AI Business Opportunity NOW and seeking to build an AI Business focused Community across Africa.

With an expected footfall of 800 people, delegates will enjoy a packed 2 day agenda that will include the following;

30+  Speakers
Leading Industry Keynotes
50 Booth Expo Hall

AI Innovation Cafe
2 Major Product Launches
AI Talent Tank – 4 FREE AI Training Workshops for 400 delegates

Augmented Reality AI Delegate Headsets
The Foyer Demo Zone showcasing latest hardware

AI in Business Ethics Panel Discussion
Exclusive VIP Networking Evening (Sunday)

Expo Hall reception & networking (Monday)
AI.TV Media Hub
Executive delegate packs
Win an Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick (NCS)
The audience is comprised of CxO / Enterprise decision makers allied to AI Cloud platform providers, Tier 1 / 2 deployment & service providers, AI start ups / innovators, investors, educators, government and AI ecosystem community builders.  With 6 themes and 3 tracks, you will learn about real Enterprise AI case studies and the application of AI in Business TODAY, available technology and platforms, deployment challenges, ethics and skills plus innovation and research driving current business trends.
AI ExpoAfrica 2018 Programme
The programme and exhibition will focus on real-world applications of AI in a business context including; Machine Learning (ML), Deep Learning (DL), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Imaging Processing, Internet of Things (IoT), Data Analytics, Ethics, home & business devices, voice interfaces, cloud platform components and APIs.

We invite speakers from all corners of the AI community, including vendors, start ups, platform providers, researchers, policy makers, investors, Government, education, service providers and sponsors to submit papers for our packed program.

Paper submission guidelines are as follows:

We require a title, short speaker bio, bio picture & organizational affiliation with contact details emailed in text / word format.
A 300 word (max) abstract summarizing your presentation in text / word format.
Your talk should aim to run for 40 minutes maximum and no more than 15-20 slides
We are also allocating a number of shorter Flash Talks of 15 minutes to allow the large number of speakers to join our community
All submissions will be reviewed by the Expo Event Panel using the following criteria

The presentations must be “real world” business related AI use cases, NOT a sales pitch or theoretical / academic in nature.
We don’t mind reference to your own company AI offerings and expertise so long as it relates to the presentation.
Presentations must offer meaningful insights to delegates that they can apply in their business TODAY.
We are particularly keen on real case studies, benefits, challenges and deployment successes of a given technology or service to a business user or process.
Keep language and concepts to a broadly understandable level and steer clear of complex mathematical language, equations and deep dive technical jargon.
Uniquely African focused uses cases and exploration of adoption of AI related technologies / challenges in Africa are encouraged.
All submissions will be confirmed received by email once submitted and if accepted for the programme you will be contacted by the Expo Team
We will issue draft programme in June
Submit your abstract for review today by clicking on the link below.

AI Expo Africa Venue Guide

AI Expo Africa 2018 will be held at the prestigious Century City Conference Centre which combines the convenience of conference venue, hotel and social surroundings in the heart of the latest development in Cape Town.

Taking place on 9-11 September 2018, AI Expo Africa 2018 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Economy in Africa and seeking to build an AI Business focused Community across the continent. With 400 delegates, 27x speakers, 5x keynotes, 4x workshops, 28x AI exhibitors plus Innovation Cafe housing 20x AI Start-Ups, the event is aimed at CxO, decision maker, investor & innovator delegates with the primary goal of educating business leaders about AI applications and opportunities impacting the Enterprise today as well as generating real business opportunities for sponsors, speakers & AI start ups across the region.  Register sponsor or speak at AI Expo Africa today – we look forward to welcoming you.

** REMEMBER ** Book your hotel NOW for Sunday 9th and Monday 10th using our exclusive code via the Century City Hotel website quoting AIEXPO2018

 

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