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Africa Tech Festival 2024 – The Home of AfricaCom, AfricaTech & AfricaIgnite
Event dates: 11-14 Nov 2024
Exhibition Opening Dates: 12 - 14 Nov 2024Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Artificial Intelligence

Unites visionary technologists and business experts to delve into AI’s real-world applications across African sectors

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly evolving in Africa, poised to transform its technological landscape. From start-ups to corporations, AI is enhancing business operations across the board. 

Africa, with its young population, holds immense potential in the tech sector. However, AI adoption in the region often trails other markets. 

Challenges such as limited mobile internet access and digital skill gaps hinder AI adoption. Despite this, AI's wide-ranging applications continue to grow. 

Join us to explore AI's future in Africa, balancing innovation, adoption, and regulation. Discover how AI can address critical issues such as healthcare accessibility, energy efficiency, financial inclusion (and more), with insights from industry leaders driving practical deployment and tangible returns on investment.

2024 Key Themes

  • Today's AI, Tomorrow's Innovations: Leveraging Impact for African Society and Businesses 
  • AI Deployment & Implementation: Crafting Vision, Overcoming Challenges, and Scaling Success 
  • Responsible AI: Ethical Governance and Policy Frameworks for Africa's Digital Future 
  • Democratising AI: Addressing Skills Gaps and Advancing Tech Training 
  • Putting Africa’s Creative Industries on the Global Stage with the Power of GenAI 
  • Cloud-Powered Innovation: Accelerating Enterprise Success with AI and Advanced Cloud Services 
  • Real-World AI: Industry Application Deepdives in Healthcare, Manufacture, FMCG, Government, Telco & Beyond 
  • Harmonising Forces: How Human-AI Collaboration is Reshaping the Future of Work 

Audience Overview

This agenda unites a dynamic array of C-suite executives, AI trailblazers, practitioners, visionaries, scholars, and public officials from across the enterprise, technology, and public sectors. 

Embark on a journey of knowledge exchange and vibrant discourse, where attendees will immerse themselves in the opportunities, challenges, and strategies surrounding successful AI implementation and scaling. 

Get ready to be inspired by innovative, out-of-the-box ideas that are poised to shatter limits and redefine the status quo. Get ready to push boundaries and unleash the future of AI together! 

Profile & Job Titles:  CEO, CTO, CIO, CPO, CMO, CDO, COO, CCO, Director, Head of, Product Manager, Architect, Data Scientist, Developer, Engineer, Innovation Lead, Principal, R&D Engineer, Solutions Architect, Tech Lead, Government Bodies, Advocacy Groups, Think Tanks, Foundations, Community Groups, Councils, Legal & Standardisation Groups.