In order to develop a community of young minds with Artificial Intelligence Development capacity across Nigerian schools , Data Science Nigeria has launched the 1st AI book for Nigerian primary and secondary schools to be distributed free .
The book written by the Founder and Lead mentor of Data Science Nigeria , Mr Bayo Adekanmbi will be unveiled at the annual Artificial Intelligence Summit that will be held on Tuesday 19th of November 2019 at The Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Data Science Nigeria has also revealed that 100 copies of the book will be available via an AI-facilitated lucky dip for confirmed attendees.
Aside from the book unveiling , other activities of the summit include :
–Grade 4-8 Students’ Debate on Artificial intelligence and the future of Nigeria
–AI for Socio-economic Development use case discussions in Health, Financial Inclusion and Agriculture
–Geospatial AI for Development
–Showcase of Data Science Nigeria pan-African impact, awards and recognition towards raising 1 million AI talents in 10 years
–Microsoft Cognitive AI Solutions Use cases in Social Good
–Soft-com AI use cases for financial inclusion
–Showcase of AI Class Monitor (disrupting Education delivery) and Na-Lie (AI for fraud detection)
—Product Showcase: Microsoft Product Demo, Soft-com Product Demo, Terragon Corner and GRID 3 showcase
Some of the speakers on the day include :
- Prof. Thomas G. Dietterich, Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) , one of the Fathers of Artificial Intelligence and Chief Scientist, Big ML, USA
- Margaryta Ostapchuk, Technical Evangelist, Commercial Software Engineering team, Microsoft Canada
- Victor Ohuruogu, Program Manager United Nations Foundation Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data
For more details and registration, please visit www.datasciencenigeria.org/aisummit