AI4D Posts

AI4D interview series: Prateek Sibal from UNESCO

Prateek Sibal, UNESCO (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/blog-prateek/)

My bluesky project in AI for Africa is building human capacity in developing countries

Organized by K4A, IDRC, SIDA at workshop “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa”, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2019, #UnitedNations #artificialintelligence #SDG #UNESCO #videolectures #AI4DNetwork #AI4Dev #AI4D

AI4D interview series: Fernando Perini, IDRC

Fernando Perini, IDRC (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/blog-fernando/)

My bluesky project is to make reality out of the discussions in Nairobi and the AI4D Programme

Organised by K4A, IDRC, SIDA at workshop “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa”, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2019, @IDRC_CRDI #UnitedNations #artificialintelligence #SDG #UNESCO #videolectures #AI4DNetwork #AI4Dev #AI4D

Deadline extension for IJCAI 2019 workshop

Extension to IJCAI workshop on Artificial Intelligence and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

DEADLINE EXTENSION – due to a number of last minute submissions we are extending the deadline for the AI 4 SDGs workshop until Monday 29th at https://www.k4all.org/even/ijcai19 @IJCAIconf #UnitedNations#artificialintelligence #SDG #UNESCO #AI4DNetwork #AI4Dev #AI4D

AI4D interview series: Bolanle Oladejo, University of Ibadan

Bolanle F. Oladejo, University of Ibadan (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/blog-bolanle/)
Bolanle F. Oladejo, University of Ibadan (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/blog-bolanle/)

We want to have synergy where we can overcome challenges to data sets, consultants and supporting our PhD.

Organised by K4A, IDRC, SIDA at workshop “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa”, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2019, @UniIbadan #UnitedNations #artificialintelligence #SDG #UNESCO #videolectures #AI4DNetwork #AI4Dev #AI4D

AI4D interview series: Erik Bongcam Rudloff, SLU

Erik Bongcam Rudloff (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/erik-blog/)
Erik Bongcam Rudloff, SLU (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/erik-blog/)

My bluesky project for AI in Africa is to create a portable system to immediately identify on the field the pathogens in case of massive outbreaks.

Organised by K4A, IDRC, SIDA at workshop “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa”, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2019, @bongcam #UnitedNations #artificialintelligence #SDG #UNESCO #videolectures #AI4DNetwork #AI4Dev #AI4D 

AI4D interview series: Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis from United Nations Global Pulse

Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, United Nations Global Pulse (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/paula-blog/)
Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, United Nations Global Pulse (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/paula-blog/)

My bluesky project is to scale many of the successful pilots that have been run in Africa in the last year.

Organised by K4A, IDRC, SIDA at workshop “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa”, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2019, #UnitedNations #artificialintelligence #SDG #videolectures #videolectures #AI4DNetwork #AI4Dev #AI4D

AI4D interview series: Benjamin Rosman from University of the Witwatersrand

Benjamin Rosman, University of the Witwatersrand / CSIR (attribution by AI4D, CC-BY 2.0., https://ai4d.ai/benjamin-blog/)

My blue sky project is a pipeline from fundamental research in Africa to applied research considering ethics and society all the way to commercialization.

Organised by K4A, IDRC, SIDA at workshop “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa”, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2019,@BenjaminRosman 

African AI communities gathered at Artificial Intelligence 4 Development workshop

The K4A team travelled to Nairobi in Kenya to run a workshop to set up the Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development in sub-Saharan Africa with IDRC and Strathmore University. We had 60 participants and three days of hard work. More updates from Nairobi coming soon! #ai #artificialintelligence #africa #ai4dev

African AI Network Kick-off in Nairobi

Looking forward to organising the AI4D event this week in Kenya & connecting with African focused AI community leaders to drive the artificial intelligence agenda in the region

Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4D) in sub-Saharan Africa