AI Expo Africa

AI Expo Africa 2018, Cape Town, 9-11 September 2018

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is happening NOW with emerging technology breakthroughs in a range of fields, including robotic automation, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, IoT, 3D printing and self driving vehicles.  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 ExpoAfrica 2018 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the AI Economy in Africa & wider global economy, exploring the AI Business Opportunity NOW and seeking to build an AI Business focused Community in Africa.   Enjoy a packed 2 day program, with 400 delegates, 27 Speakers, 5 Keynotes,  Exhibition & Innovation Cafe.  

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.

Twitter: @aiexpoafrica
Facebook: @aiexpoafrica 
LinkedIn: AI Expo Africa Group


Dr Jacques Ludik, Founder & President of MIIA & Cortex Logic CEO, will be serving as Track Moderator at the event and stated, “It’s great to see AI Expo Africa focusing on the real world applications of AI. Their novel approach to include large enterprise platform and service vendors, alongside AI start-up innovators coupled to a CxO audience containing decision makers and investors makes for a perfect mix. It’s a great opportunity to see how AI is now impacting many aspects of Commerce and Enterprise in Africa, and delegates will gain great value from attending.”

About AI Expo Africa

Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA)

AI Expo Africa is building the largest business focused AI community in Africa. In pursuit of this goal we are committed to hands on, practical skills development and inclusivity to provide learning and career development opportunities for all.  Via the kind support of our sponsors Intel, Siatik, Cortex Logic and Microsoft, we are offering 8 skills workshops with 400 FREE places to young engineers, learners, interns and Entrepreneurs to explore a new AI related topic via our ground breaking AI Talent Tank workshop series. 
Each delegate will gain access to ONE workshop PLUS 1x morning or afternoon pass to the Expo Hall & 1x complimentary lunch



  • The workshops are aimed at people who already have basic to mid-level technical ability in data science, machine learning, deep learning and associated platforms.  
  • Delegates can choose ONE workshop ONLY 
  • Each delegate will be issued with a ticket giving them access to the workshop
  • This ticket also includes a complimentary lunch plus morning or afternoon access to the Expo Hall
  • Delegates MUST check in at the venue registration (Century City Conference Centre) on the allocated day
  • Workshop registration desk opens 9am sharp and is located on the 1st Floor 
  • Delegates MUST collect their pass & lunch ticket from the registration desk
  • Delegates without a ticket or pass will be refused access to Workshop & Expo
Intel Africa Workshop – The Movidius Neural Compute Stick (3 hours)  

10th September Workshop 1  (50 places) 
11th September Workshop 2  (50 places) 

Cortex Logic Workshop – Image Processing & Deep Learning – Tools & Techniques (3 hours) 

10th September Workshop 1 (50 places) 
11th September Workshop 2 (50 places) 


Siatik Workshop – The theory behind neural nets (3 hours) 

10th September Workshop 1 (50 places) 
11th September Workshop 2 (50 places) 

Microsoft Workshop – Building intelligent applications and solutions on Azure (3 hours) 

10th September Workshop 1 (50 places) 
11th September Workshop 2 (50 places)
Our event partner Uber has provided sponsored taxi rides – All new users can sign up here with the promotional code: AEA2018 in order to receive a free first ride up to R50.
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