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@iLabAfrica-Strathmore Univeristy to host 2nd Global Data Science and AI Summit

Strathmore University is gearing up for the second iteration of the Global Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Summit (GDSAI) in Nairobi. 

This year’s summit is themed: ‘Unlocking the Power of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence’.

Organized by the Data Science Unit at Strathmore, @iLabAfrica Research and Innovation Centre, in collaboration with prominent sponsors and data science-oriented industry partners, the summit is slated for November 9-10, 2023, at Strathmore University.

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In a statement, Strathmore emphasizes the pivotal role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science in addressing everyday challenges faced by humanity. The statement underscores the undeniable transformative potential of these technologies in our contemporary world, where AI and data are integral parts of our daily lives.

The conference promises to enlighten attendees on a diverse range of subjects, spanning agritech, AI, business, finance, climate change, and data protection. 

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Strathmore’s statement elaborates that the summit is carefully crafted to furnish both individuals and organizations with invaluable insights into the realms of data science and AI. 

Moreover, its timing couldn’t be more opportune, coinciding with Kenya’s quest for solutions to pressing issues surrounding data protection, governance and the ethical dimensions of AI and data usage.

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The summit is poised to delve into a plethora of thought-provoking topics, including:

  1. Data Protection and Governance in the AI Era: This session will delve into the essential factors and strategies for ensuring the ethical utilization of data and AI across all sectors in Kenya.
  2. Banking and Financial Services: Exploring customer segmentation and targeting with big data, big data analytics for credit risk assessment, fraud detection, and the future of AI in the financial realm. This segment will spotlight how banks and financial institutions leverage big data to categorize customers, assess credit risk, and combat fraud.
  3. Enhancing Education with AI and Big Data: Focusing on intelligent tutoring systems, the pros and cons of personalized learning through AI and big data.
  4. Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture: A panel discussion will dissect the adoption of modern technologies like precision agriculture, IoT devices and AI-driven analytics to optimize resource utilization, increase yields, and enhance farm efficiency.
  5. Transforming Healthcare with AI and Big Data: This session will spotlight how healthcare organizations harness advanced technologies such as predictive analytics and preventive care to enhance healthcare delivery, outcomes, and efficiency.

The summit promises to be an insightful exploration of cutting-edge developments in data science and AI, shedding light on their applications in various critical sectors.

You can register here to attend.

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Diana Mutheu
Diana Mutheu
Diana Mutheu is a Tech enthusiast, happy to delve deeper into the African tech space covering Social Media, AI, Startups, Telcos, Cryptocurrency, Big Data, Women in Tech and all matters Tech.

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