A vibrant African AI Ecosystem is emerging in Africa,participants at the inaugural Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI4Dev) workshop at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya stated.
The AI workshop, whose theme was “Toward a Network of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa” brought participants from various parts of the world.
This workshop saw the gathering of sixty African and global experts who discussed and demonstrated the rapid pace at which Artificial Intelligence is being developed on the African continent.
Group Chief Marketing Officer of the Cortex Group, Dr Nick Bradshaw said the meeting aimed to support and propel the pace at which Africa’s AI Ecosystem is evolving. “This emerging ‘network of excellence’ of Machine Learning and AI practitioners and researchers is building a collaborative roadmap for AI Development in Africa,” he said.