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  •   20 MARCH 2019
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    SPEAKERS

  • 40+

    STARTUPS

  • 85%

    decision makers

WORLD’S BIGGEST AI SHOW SERIES

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!

BIGGEST AI SHOW IN THE MIDDLE EAST

World AI Show aims to gather more than 500 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

Witness international and regional AI and machine learning experts talk about the pros and cons of adopting intelligent technologies, specifically in the African market. Be a part of panel discussions, tech-talks, fireside chats; debating on the nature of artificial intelligence and its potential to recreating the 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 in the artificial intelligence and machine learning space.

STARTUP SHOWCASE

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.

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

He currently serves as the Secretary to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and passed as an IAS officer from the 1984 batch.

SHRI AJAY PRAKASH SAWHNEY

Secretary

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) Government of India

India

A recipient of Knighthood under the National Order of Merit, he is known to hold senior positions in Business Development and Investor Relations globally.

FRANÇOIS GUIBERT

CEO

Economic Development Board

Republic of Mauritius

He drives Technology and Infrastructure in the state of Maharashtra via various programs and special projects.

KAUSTUBH DHAVSE

Joint Secretary & Officer on Special Duty to the Hon. Chief Minister

Government of Maharashtra

India

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

PAST SPEAKERS

He has held important global positions for large financial institutions, dealing with the financing of large international ICT deals.

HANS CHRISTENSEN

Vice President – Dtec

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

United Arab Emirates

A PhD holder in AI from the University of Utrecht – Netherlands, and has a wealth of experience in leading strategic change processes.

DR BERND VAN LINDER

Chief Executive Officer

Commercial Bank of Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Susan is an autodidact civic technologist in AI & blockchain space. She also has an international media experience with her work published in or aired on major media outlets.

SUSAN OH

Chair of AI

BIF, United Nations General Assembly

United States

Has been active in the AI field since 2010; is a speaker at international conferences and a teacher of Data Science programs for corporates.

ANDREA CASATI

Artificial Intelligence Lead

OCBC Bank

Singapore

David is a Data-Driven AI Guru with 14+ years of international experience in top companies, working on data monetisation, analytics, data science, Big Data, AI, ML, business intelligence, product innovation, applied research, strategic consultancy and business-focused applications.

DAVID MILLAN

Global Head of Data Science & AI

Vodafone Group

Spain

Adept in a range of fields from AI and big data to safe and smart cities and enterprise solutions, he is a blue ocean tech strategist and a thought leader.

F.E. (EDWIN) DIENDER

Vice President, Government & Public Utility Sector,

Enterprise Business Group Huawei Technologies

China

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

PAST SPONSORS AND PARTNERS


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Where else in the world can you witness the incredible scene of giraffes strolling and herds of zebras grazing on the outskirts of the city! that’s Nairobi for you, the safari capital of Africa! It is called ‘The City in the Sun’, and it is also the main commercial center in Kenya. The city’s muscular, cosmopolitan charms also include a vibrant cultural life, fabulous places to eat and exciting nightlife.

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Next to Dubai Mall, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard,Downtown Dubai
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A Luxury Hotel in Mumbai’s Financial Hub. It is famous for its soaring atrium that’s Mumbai’s favourite business spot, offering ample of facilities…

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