Thu, Sep 02
Fri, Sep 03
Sat, Sep 04
08:45

Conference Opening

With Mohamed Kafsi

08:45 - 09:00, Sep, 02OnlineOpening & Closing CeremoniesView detail
09:00

[Invited Keynote] Reimagining a More Inclusive Future with AI

With Tawfik Jelassi

09:00 - 09:30, Sep, 02OnlineOpening & Closing CeremoniesView detail
09:30

[Invited Keynote] - The Great Potential of AI to Address Global Health Challenges

With Aisha Walcott-Bryant

09:30 - 10:00, Sep, 02OnlineAI & HealthcareView detail
10:00

Tunisian AI Tech to fight covid19 with limited resources

With Mustapha HAMDI

10:00 - 10:20, Sep, 02onlineAI & HealthcareView detail
10:20

Automatic image analysis and artificial intelligence for cervical cancer detection with a smartphone-based solution

With Magali Cattin

10:20 - 10:40, Sep, 02onlineAI & HealthcareView detail
10:40

[Panel Discussion] - How AI is helping health reach the unreachable

With Valeria De Luca, Eduard Booty & Emilian Popa

10:40 - 11:20, Sep, 02onlineAI & HealthcareView detail
11:30

[Invited Keynote] - Measuring and optimizing crop production using aerial imagery and machine learning

With Benji Meltzer

11:30 - 12:00, Sep, 02onlineAI & AgricultureView detail
12:05

Predicting Regional Locust Swarm Distribution with Recurrent Neural Networks

With Hadia Samil

12:05 - 12:25, Sep, 02onlineAI & AgricultureView detail
12:30

Developing localized data models for smallholder farmers

With Aisha Raheem

12:30 - 12:45, Sep, 02onlineAI & AgricultureView detail
12:45

Developing and deploying data-efficient land classification models for agriculture

With Gabriel Tseng & Ivan Zvonkov

12:45 - 13:05, Sep, 02onlineAI & AgricultureView detail
13:15

Tech- No Superhero Machine Learning, Africa and Sustainable Ag.

With Bernard Wright

13:15 - 13:30, Sep, 02AI & AgricultureView detail
13:35

A simple NLP Chatbot for obtaining real-time farm production data at scale via SMS

With Adam Abramson

13:35 - 13:50, Sep, 02AI & AgricultureView detail
14:10

[Invited Keynote] - Earth Observations and Machine Learning for Food Security in Africa

With Catherine Nakalembe

14:10 - 14:40, Sep, 02onlineAI & AgricultureView detail
14:50

Model Predictive Control for Microgrid applications in Africa

With Alejandro Yousef Da Silva

14:50 - 15:10, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
15:15

Mapping of Africa’s Built Environment using remote sensing

With Abigail Annkah

15:15 - 15:35, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
15:40

AI for Low-Cost Urban Air Pollution Monitoring

With Ihsane Gryech

15:40 - 16:00, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
16:00

The next generation of African infrastructures, challenges & opportunities: a computer vision case study

With Mohamed Makni

16:00 - 16:20, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
16:20

Will Africa leapfrog to renewable energy this decade?

With Galina Alova

16:20 - 16:40, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
16:55

Leveraging machine learning to achieve cleaner air in African cities.

With Engineer Bainomugisha

16:55 - 17:15, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
17:15

[Invited Keynote] - Measuring Economic Development from Space with Machine Learning

With Stefano Ermon

17:15 - 17:45, Sep, 02onlineAI & EnvironementView detail
17:45

[Panel Discussion] - How AI is changing the world of low carbon electrical energy systems.

With Elizabeth Nyeko, Rosina Norton & Shinez Chalabi

17:45 - 18:15, Sep, 02AI & EnvironementView detail
09:00

[Invited Keynote] - A Future of Shared AI Knowledge

With Moustapha Cisse

09:00 - 09:30, Sep, 03Opening & Closing CeremoniesView detail
09:30

Strategies to apply speech recognition in low resource language : WOLOF use case

With Thierno Ibrahima DIOP

09:30 - 09:50, Sep, 03onlineAI & NLPView detail
09:50

Tunisian dialect NLP journey as low-resourced language

With Hatem Haddad

09:50 - 10:10, Sep, 03onlineAI & NLPView detail
10:15

[Invited Keynote] AI Language Models - Latest Developments

With Karim Beguir

10:15 - 10:45, Sep, 03AI & NLPView detail
10:45

[Panel Discussion] - About NLP and the African context featuring Instadeep and Rural Sense

With Abdoulaye Diack, Nourchene Ferchichi & Lauren Newbould

10:45 - 11:15, Sep, 03onlineAI & NLPView detail
11:30

[Invited Keynote] - Setting up a Research Cloud for Africa

With Carolina Odman

11:30 - 12:00, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
12:00

Enhancing African Machine Learning at a low cost

With Houcemeddine Turki

12:00 - 12:15, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
12:15

Zindi and the power of ML for good

With Celina Lee

12:15 - 12:30, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
12:30

The Deep Learning Indaba Mentorship Programme

With Siobhan Mackenzie Hall

12:30 - 12:45, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
13:00

GESDA Roundtable: Anticipating the future of ML and its impact

With Alexandre Fasel, Fabrice Lauper, Muthoni Wanyoike, Martin Müller, Nanjira Sambuli & Rüdiger Urbanke

13:00 - 14:00, Sep, 03Online - SocioOpening & Closing CeremoniesView detail
14:00

[Invited Keynote] - AI, The past and a Future

With Rachid Guerraoui

14:00 - 14:30, Sep, 03OnlineAI & CommunityView detail
14:30

Machine learning for preserving heritage with Google Arts & Culture

With Chance Coughenour

14:30 - 14:50, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
14:50

The current state of AI in Tunisia

With Elyes Manai

14:50 - 15:10, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
15:15

[Invited Keynote] - Taking AI from the Lab to the Real World

With Amit Joshi

15:15 - 15:45, Sep, 03OnlineAI & CommunityView detail
15:45

AI for business impact : the curse of Kaggle

With Walid Daou

15:45 - 16:05, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
16:05

[Invited Keynote] - TensorFlow and the AI community

With Anitha Vijayakumar

16:05 - 16:35, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
16:35

Power the next generation of AI use cases

With Wei Xiao

16:35 - 16:55, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
17:00

[Invited Keynote] - Why we need a movement to educate 100k ML practitioners across Africa

With Kamal Bhattacharya

17:00 - 17:30, Sep, 03onlineAI & CommunityView detail
17:30

Guiding StyleGAN to generate Labeled Synthetic faceimage dataset for under-represented groups

With Kidist Amde Mekonnen

17:30 - 17:50, Sep, 03onlineAI for Social GoodView detail
17:55

ASMSpotter: discover and track artisanal mining using AI

With Moritz Besser

17:55 - 18:15, Sep, 03onlineAI for Social GoodView detail
18:15

Building a Virtual Cooking Assistant for visually impaired individuals using ML Services on AWS

With Gabrielle Dompreh, Saubia Khan & Kimessha Paupamah

18:15 - 18:30, Sep, 03onlineAI for Social GoodView detail
18:30

Closing remarks

With Mohamed Kafsi

18:30 - 18:35, Sep, 03Opening & Closing CeremoniesView detail
09:00

Machine Learning & Deep Learning for Computer Vision: From Zero to Hero

With Wael Ouarda

09:00 - 14:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail

Fundamentals of Deep Learning Workshop

With Usman Amjad, Muhammad Umair, Twaha Zia & Humera Tariq

09:00 - 14:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail

Tidy Modelling in R

With Andrew Collier, Amieroh Abrahams & Astrid Radermacher

09:00 - 14:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail
10:00

Fundamentals of Accelerated Data Science with RAPIDS [NVIDIA]

With Manal Jalloul

10:00 - 14:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail
13:00

Benchmarking Algorithms for Time Series Modeling

With Mouafek Ayadi

13:00 - 15:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail
14:00

Data Science on AWS

With Chris Fregly & Antje Barth

14:00 - 17:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail

Hands-on Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning using Mava

With Claude Formanek, Khalil Gorsan Mestiri & Faten Ghriss

14:00 - 17:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail

Deep Learning on ALL the data - beyond the basics with FastAI

With Jonathan Whitaker

14:00 - 17:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail
16:00

Introduction to Recommendation Systems

With Walid Krichene

16:00 - 19:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail

Moroccan Darija Wikipedia: Basics of Natural Language Processing for a Low-Resource Language

With Imane Khaouja, Anass Sedrati, Abdelhak Mahmoudi, Khalil Mrini & Ihsane Gryech

16:00 - 22:00, Sep, 04Online - SocioWorkshopView detail

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