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REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

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Jacques Ludik

Jacques Ludik - Founder - Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa

WELCOME NOTE & OPENING REMARKS

CURRENT AI LANDSCAPE

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The Status Quo of AI

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PANEL: Enabling AI Growth: Governance Framework vs a Control Framework 

Nashilongo Gervasius

Nashilongo Gervasius - National 4IR Taskforce Member - Government of Namibia

PANELIST

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COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK

AI OPTIMISATION

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Mitigating the Risks Associated with AI Adaption

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The Why and How of Optimising Your Enterprise AI Stack

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PANEL: Deriving Maximum ROI on Your AI Investment 

Houston Austin Muzamhindo

Houston Austin Muzamhindo - Analytics and Data Science - Investec

PANELIST

Lisel Engelbrecht

Lisel Engelbrecht - Executive Head : Data Engineering, Analytics & AI - Executive Head : Data Engineering, Analytics and AI Standard Bank

PANELIST

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LUNCH

CONSIDERATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING AI

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Stefan Steffen

Stefan Steffen - Executive: Data Science - Telkom

AI as a Strategic Imperative and Competitive Advantage 

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Michael Bell

Michael Bell - Group GM: BI & Analytics, CVM & Commissions - MTN Group

Case Study: Making the Case; The Solution Exists, How to Get the Buy-in 

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Paul Morley

Paul Morley - Enterprise Data Executive - Nedbank

Case Study: Deploying Scalable and Streamlined Solutions  

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Prototyping and Testing: The Art of Validating Your AI Product

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COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK

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Ensuring the Accountability of AI 

SUPPORTING AI IN THE ENTERPRISE

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Automating and Simplifying AI Lifecycles 

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PANEL: The Next Step: Considering Machine Learning and Deep Learning as Part of Your Enterprise’s Strategy  

Dino Bernicchi.

Dino Bernicchi. - Head of Machine Learning - HomeChoice

PANELIST

David Jansen van Vuuren

David Jansen van Vuuren - Group Product Lead (AI/ML) - Takealot

PANELIST

Resham Sivnarain

Resham Sivnarain - Tech Lead: ML & AI - Vodacom

PANELIST

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NETWORKING RECEPTION

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END OF DAY 1

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REGISTRATION & LIGHT BREAKFAST

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Jacques Ludik

Jacques Ludik - Founder - Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa

WELCOME NOTE & OPENING REMARKS

ORGANISATIONAL TRANSFORMATION

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Mactar Seck

Mactar Seck - Chief of Technology and Innovation Section - UNECA

Enhancing AI Adaption: Can Africa Leapfrog Ahead  

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Case Study: Optimising Enterprise AI Internally to Bolster CX 

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PANEL: Spotlight on AI Leaders in Africa – If You Can Only Know One Thing 

Wayne Hempel

Wayne Hempel - Head of Technology and Innovation - Trevali

PANELIST

Olubayo Adekanmbi

Olubayo Adekanmbi - Chief Strategy, Partnership & Sustainability Officer - Airtel Africa

PANELIST

John Kamara

John Kamara - Founder - Afya Rekod

PANELIST

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COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK

SUPPORTING AI IN THE ENTERPRISE

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Khanyisa Noganta

Khanyisa Noganta - Lead Data Scientist - Telkom

Speak, Understand, Act - Natural Language Processing in Africa

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Enterprise Conversational AI Platforms as a Strategic Capability   

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Munyala Mwalo

Munyala Mwalo - Founder and Design Strategy Lead - Institute of Design and Innovation

Seeing Design as More Than a Secondary Consideration

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LUNCH

BEST PRACTICES FOR THE USE OF AI

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Building Trust Around AI: Transparency That Doesn’t Trump Security  

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Mark Nasila

Mark Nasila - Chief Data Analytics Officer - FirstRand

Case Study: Integrating AI in Pre-existing Legacy Systems

AI IN AFRICA

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Spotlight Session: Start-ups on the Come Up 

Anthony Nwankwo

Anthony Nwankwo - Founder - iScholar.ai

START-UP: iScholar.ai

Lionel Jones

Lionel Jones - Senior Data Science & AI Consultant - Notto

START-UIP: Notto Inc

Munyala Mwalo

Munyala Mwalo - Founder and Design Strategy Lead - Institute of Design and Innovation

START-UP: Institute of Design and Innovation

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END OF SUMMIT

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