Tech giant HUAWEI CLOUD will be the headline partner of AI Expo Africa 2020, Africa’s largest artificial intelligence (AI), data science and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) trade-focused show and conference. The third edition of the expo will take place online, on 3 and 4 September 2020.

Hosting the event virtually has the benefit of making it accessible to a larger audience, which includes African startups and innovators, as well as European, US, Middle East and Asian companies seeking to enter the African market.

HUAWEI CLOUD is a natural fit for the show. Its’ AI capabilities were recently demonstrated when it successfully implemented a new automated traffic system to ease congestion in Nairobi, Kenya.

HUAWEI CLOUD is a natural fit for the show. Its’ AI capabilities were recently demonstrated when it successfully implemented a new automated traffic system to ease congestion in Nairobi, Kenya. It has over 200+ cloud services across 18 categories, and has developed more than 60 general purpose solutions such as SAP, HPC, IoT, security, DevOps and OPv6, and over 80 industry-specific solutions for varied sectors such as manufacturing, e-commerce, gaming finance, Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Vehicles (IoV). HUAWEI CLOUD has a worldwide footprint, with global data centres in Johannesburg, Bankgok, Singapore, Sao Paolo, Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago, Mexico City and China.

Leading companies such as Genesys, Ashanti AI, FinChatBot, Zindi, FIRtech, Future Fragment and WizzPass will also be represented in the virtual exhibition hall with HUAWEI CLOUD, giving sponsors, vendors and service providers a means to interact with delegates and showcase their products or services just as they would in a face-to-face trade show.

The AI Expo Africa 2020 speaker line-up is led by Kay Firth-Butterfield, Neil Sahota, Fred Werner and Bayo Adekanmbi.

The AI Expo Africa 2020 speaker line-up is led by Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI and Machine Learning at the World Economic Forum; Neil Sahota, IBM Master Inventor, UN AI expert and lecturer at University of California; Fred Werner, Head of Strategic Engagement at the International Telecommunication Union; and Bayo Adekanmbi, CTO MTN Nigeria and founder of Data Science Nigeria. They will be joined by South Africa’s Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams; Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg and Deputy Head of the 4IR Commission of South Africa; as well as enterprise executives from SAP, Vodacom, UiPath, Microsoft, Standard Bank, Oracle and ABSA.

To find out more, visit aiexpoafrica.com.

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