AI Start-ups Join AI Expo Africa 2020
The AI Media Group, organisers of Africa’s largest B2B focused AI tradeshow, announce data science specialists Ashanti AI, and visitor management solutions provider WizzPass, as the latest sponsors of AI Expo Africa 2020.
AI Expo Africa is the continent’s largest B2B trade-focused Artificial Intelligence (AI) business event. The expo, now in its third year, has seen rapid growth as Africa embraces the practical real-world applications of AI. The continent’s leading AI gathering will be held at Century City Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa 3-4th September 2020.
AI Expo Africa Event Director Roy Bannister stated, “Johannesburg based WizzPass provides a variety of visitor management solutions for multi-tenant office buildings, office parks, stand-alone corporate offices, as well as industrial and manufacturing facilities, mines and residential estates. Also based in Johannesburg, Ashanti AI provides data-driven solutions that increase revenue and efficiency in the finance, education and mining industries, among others.” Ashanti AI CEO Takalani Madzhadzhi will deliver a talk titled ‘Practical AI in the world cashless payments’ focusing on how AI and data science are impacting the world’s payment systems.
Also recently confirmed to speak at the show is IBM Master Inventor, UN Artificial Intelligence advisor and author Neil Sahota. Sahota’s experience spans multiple industries including legal services, healthcare, life sciences, retail, travel and transportation, energy and utilities, automotive, telecommunications, media, communications and government. He will deliver a talk titled ‘The AI Frontier: A Great Divider or A Solution?’ in which he will discuss techniques and tools organizations and under-served communities can use to ideate and implement value-added solutions. In addition, he will be hosting a Master Class on AI for Good coupled to social innovation models and joining an expert panel discussing ethics in AI.
Sahota and Madzhadzhi join a growing list of thought leaders and companies that have engaged with the AI Expo Africa community, historically the likes of AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud, IBM, PWC, Kenyan Government, ITU, Nvidia, Intel, SA Government, Dimension Data, UiPath, Blue Prism, Vodacom, Hikvision, SAP, SAS, French Embassy, Telkom, Deloitte, Accenture, EY, Persistent Systems, ABSA & Standard Bank have all enjoyed being part of the community as the show grows into the next decade.
AI Expo Africa Event Co-founder Dr Nick Bradshaw stated, “We have already allocated 70% of the Expo floor space and will be making more announcements in March. As the number of practitioners in our African AI community grows beyond the 3000+ mark, we are also seeing the adoption of cloud-based machine learning / deep learning & data-driven applications rising annually. AI Expo Africa 2020 is Africa’s largest 4IR business event and not to be missed. Along with local and global AI thought leaders, our conference and event showcase real-world AI solutions available on the continent today. If your business is looking for applications and vendors to help you deploy AI-powered technologies, AI Expo Africa 2020 is the place to be.”
About AI Expo Africa 2020
Produced by the AI Media Group and with 3000+ community members, AI Expo Africa is now entering its third successful year and is the largest B2B trade-focused Artificial Intelligence, RPA & Data Science business conference in Africa. The 2020 edition of AI Expo Africa will run on 3rd and 4th September 2020 at the world-class Century City Conference Center, and builds upon the phenomenal success of the 2018 and 2019 events that cemented it as the largest gathering of its kind, with over 1000 registered delegates, decision-makers, investors, buyers, suppliers, innovators, SMBs and global brands in the region. Learn more at www.aiexpoafrica.com
Those looking to attend the conference can save up to 30% via the super early bird ticket sale that ends 31st March 2020 at https://www.quicket.co.za/events/85507-ai-expo-africa-2020/#/
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