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  •   21 - 22 MARCH 2019
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UPCOMING EVENTS (GLOBAL SERIES)

About World AI Show


World AI Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events taking place in strategic locations across the world. The show is part of a world tour that is taking place in Nairobi, Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius, Riyadh and Mumbai this year.

It connects top AI experts, enterprises, government representatives, data scientists, technology leaders, startups, investors, researchers, academicians, and global AI innovators - all under one roof.

To find a #WAIS edition taking place near you, visit: www.worldaishow.com

Humans AND MACHINES.

NOT VERSUS.

AI will boost a staggering 14% increase in global GDP by 2030. That’s nearly US$16 trillion! The time to adapt to AI is now!



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AFRICA'S MOST ELITE GATHERING OF TECH DECISION MAKERS

World AI Show aims to gather more than 300 AI experts, data scientists, technology leaders, startups, investors, researchers, academicians, and global AI technology innovators - to discuss the impact of AI on commercial applications and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions.

WHY NAIROBI?

AI certainly holds a multi-million-dollar market and it is the most-opportune time for the AI solutions providers to build the successful enterprises of the future in Africa.

Through a unique blend of focused AI visions and a rich agenda, the World AI Show Nairobi edition intends to gather the elite AI fraternity to bring about an economic haul in this African business hub.

HAPPENINGS

CONFERENCE

Learn from over 40 exclusive visionaries and experts with enterprise implementation case studies and solutions presented exclusively at the show. Be a part of panel discussions, tech-talks and fireside chats; debating on the nature of Artificial Intelligence and its potential to re-creating human intelligence.

PRODUCT SHOWCASE

Featuring product showcase and presentations by global technology innovators and emerging startups from all over the world; who will showcase their offerings on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics.

STARTUP EXHIBITION

An exclusive pavilion for AI and machine learning startups from all over the world to showcase their intelligent technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

PITCH COMPETITION

Emerging AI and machine learning startups from all over the world introduce their solutions by delivering a 6-minute elevator pitch in front of many potential investors from around the world. Best ideas are selected by our investors’ panel that specialises in helping entrepreneurs expand their businesses in Africa, Europe, North America and Asia.

SPEAKERS

Joseph was Google's first Sub-Saharan Africa employee and was key to setting up of Google’s presence in Africa. He is also the Chairman of African Telecommunications Union (ATU) which acts as a specialized agency for the African Union (AU).

H.E. Joe Mucheru

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT

Government of Kenya

Kenya

As an academician and the former Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Information and Communications, Kenya, Dr. Bitange Ndemo is heading the advisory team for Kenya’s government on futuristic technologies.

DR. BITANGE NDEMO

Chairman of Blockchain and AI Taskforce,

Government of Kenya

Kenya

A key decision maker under the Government of Kenya for Blockchain, AI and innovation. He is also experienced in framing strategies for regulatory communications and public affairs in Sub Saharan Africa.

HON. MICHAEL ONYANGO

Member of Distributed Ledgers and AI TaskForce,

Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology

Government of Kenya

Kenya

An accomplished Data Scientist with expertise across different industries in designing, analysing and predicting methodologies for value management.

Chris Orwa

Lead Data Scientist

I&M Bank

Kenya

A hands on VC investor involved in building strategies and operational frameworks for technology accelerators and startups. He brings in two decades of expertise in diverse range of industries across the globe.

Philip Kiracofe

CEO

Startupbootcamp AfriTech

South Africa

A young ambassador for AI technology who propagates AI in Africa for social welfare. Alfred was the software student ambassador and partner at Intel® and currently focuses on impact driven technology to drive change.

Alfred Ongere

Founder

Ai Kenya

Kenya

Special guests at recently concluded Events

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, he also holds other important positions like the Minister of Finance and the Governor at the African Development Bank.

THE HON. PRAVIND KUMAR JUGNAUTH

Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development​

Republic of Mauritius

The youngest Minister in the Mauritian Cabinet, he had previously served as the Youth and Sports Minister for the island nation.

THE HON. YOGIDA SAWMYNADEN

Minister of Technology,

Communication & Innovation

Republic of Mauritius

As an academician and the former Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Information and Communications, Kenya, Dr. Bitange Ndemo is heading the advisory team for government on futuristic technologies.

DR. BITANGE NDEMO

Chairman of Blockchain and AI Taskforce,

Government of Kenya

Kenya

The key decision maker for planning and executing of IT strategies for the National Transport and Safety Authority, under the Director General of Kenya.

FERNANDO WANGILA

Deputy Director (Head of ICT and Innovation),

National Transport and Safety Authority

Kenya

He is a seasoned entrepreneur who has chaired Committees looking after the Stock exchange of Port-Louis when he was the advisor to the Ministry of Finance.

GEORGE CHUNG

Senior Economic Adviser

Prime Minister’s Office,

Republic of Mauritius

Before becoming an Advisor, he was the Chairperson of the ICT Advisory Council of Mauritius.

AVINASH MEETOO

Senior Adviser on Ministry of Technology,

Communication and Innovation

Republic of Mauritius

PITCH COMPETITION AND FUND-RAISING

World AI Show is the launch pad for amazing opportunities ahead.
Here is what the short-listed startups can benefit from being a part of the World AI Show.

CONTEST TO WIN

US$ 1,000,000

Get a chance to win the regional cup of the Startup World Cup and fly to San Francisco to compete with 30 other contestants to win US$1 million.

WHAT ATTENDEES SAY ABOUT WORLD AI SHOW

WHATS IN IT FOR YOU?

GOVERNMENTS

  • Draft new regulations & policies
  • Automate and cut costs of state services
  • Find thought leaders & supporters
  • Incentivize institutional change

Enterprises

  • Network with top enterprise mobility-tech companies and government authorities
  • Showcase advanced-tech solutions, business models and concepts
  • Be a part of powerful panel discussions by top leaders and experts
  • Find opportunities and collaborators to diverse mobility related industry verticals

ENTREPRENEURS

  • On-board investors and top-notch advisors
  • Get wide coverage by tech-bloggers, journalists & media houses
  • Find partners and high-quality contractors
  • Be the part of the disruption and revolutionize

INVESTORS

  • Meet founders, future-tech investors and get in-depth view of business models
  • Possibly find Limited Partners or your next CTO, CEO or COO
  • Exchange market views and investment ideas with peers
  • Investment in Future - All under one roof

Why Sponsor/Exhibit?

  • Showcase your innovations to a highly targeted audience
  • Network with Investors, Advisors and Government Authorities
  • Find potential collaboration opportunities
  • Receive global coverage – Media houses, bloggers and influencers

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

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