Programme (Tentative)

The programme for the Indaba is still being finalised, but we can already give you a glimpse of what the week will look like.

Keep checking back to get the latest updates!


  • Sunday, 21 August

    Registration & Opening Event

      • 12:00 - 14:00
        • Registration

          Rotunda

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • Warmup Practical: JAX

          TBA TBA

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Break

          Rotunda

      • 16:30 - 18:30
        • Refresher: Maths for Machine Learning

          TBA TBA

      • 20:00 - 22:00
        • Gathering and Evening Party

          TBA

  • Monday, 22 August

    Indaba Day 1

      • 07:30 - 08:30
        • Morning Coffee

          Rotunda

      • 08:30 - 09:00
        • Keynote: Opening Remarks + Welcoming

          TBA TBA

      • 09:00 - 10:30
        • Keynote: Opening Keynote

          TBA TBA

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Parallel Interactive Parallel Tracks

          TBA TBA

      • 11:00 - 12:30
        • Parallel Intro to Causality

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Few-shot Meta Learning

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Array Algebra

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Monte Carlo 101

          TBA TBA

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch Break

          Cafeteria

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • Practical

          TBA

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Parallel Interactive Parallel Tracks

          TBA

      • 16:30 - 18:00
        • Keynote: Plenary

          TBA

      • 18:00 - 18:30
        • Discussion on AI in Africa

          TBA TBA

  • Tuesday, 23 August

    Indaba Day 2

      • 07:30 - 08:30
        • Morning Coffee

          Rotunda

      • 08:30 - 10:30
        • Practical

          TBA

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Coffee Break

          Rotunda

      • 11:00 - 12:30
        • Keynote: Plenary

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch Break

          Cafeteria

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • Parallel Bayesian Inference

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Intro to the Transformer Architecture

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Time series models

          TBA TBA

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Parallel Interactive Parallel Tracks C

      • 16:30 - 18:30
        • Practical

      • 18:30 -
        • Dinner

          Cafeteria

  • Wednesday, 24 August

    Research in Africa Showcase

      • 07:30 - 08:30
        • Morning Coffee

          Rotunda

      • 08:30 - 09:30
        • Keynote: Keynote

          TBA TBA

      • 09:30 - 10:00
        • Poster Spotligjhts

          TBA Multiple

      • 10:00 - 12:30
        • Posters

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Coffee Break

          Rotunda

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch Break

          Cafeteria

      • 14:00 - 15:00
        • Group Photo Session

          TBA

      • 15:00 - 15:30
        • Poster Research Spotlight Talks

          TBA Multiple Speakers

      • 15:30 - 17:30
        • Parallel Poster Session II

          TBA

        • Parallel Demo Sesson

          TBA

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Coffee Break

          Rotunda

      • 17:30 - 18:30
        • Parallel Agricultural Datasets

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel Turtle Data

          TBA TBA

      • 18:30 - 20:30
        • Dinner

          Cafeteria

  • Thursday, 25 August

    Workshops

      • 07:30 - 08:30
        • Morning Coffee

          Rotunda

      • 08:30 - 10:30
        • Parallel Trustworthy AI

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel NLP Workshop

          TBA TBA

        • Parallel All about Startups

        • Parallel Optimisation

          TBA TBA

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Coffee Break

          Rotunda

      • 11:00 - 12:30
        • Plenary

          TBA

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch Break

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • Parallel AML Health Workshop

        • Parallel NLP Workshop

        • Parallel Workshop on Weakly-supervised Computer Vision

          TBA TBA

          Website: https://wscv-indaba.github.io/

        • Parallel From Specialists to Generalists: The World of Generalised RL Agents

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Coffee break

          Rotunda

      • 16:30 - 18:30
        • Parallel AML Health Workshop

        • Parallel NLP Workshop

        • Parallel Workshop on Weakly-supervised Computer Vision

          https://wscv-indaba.github.io/

        • Parallel From Specialists to Generalists: The World of Generalised RL Agents

      • 18:45 - 19:30
        • Ideathon Pitches

          TBA TBA

      • 18:30 - 20:30
        • Dinner

          Cafeteria

  • Friday, 26 August

    Workshops & Closing

      • 07:30 - 08:30
        • Morning Coffee

          Rotunda

      • 08:30 - 10:30
        • Parallel ML at the Edge

        • Parallel African-Francophone in AI, challenges and opportunities

        • Parallel An Afro-feminist Approach to AI Governance and Policy

        • Parallel Lusophone @ Deep Learning Indaba

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Coffee break

          Rotunda

      • 11:00 - 12:30
        • Plenary

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch break

          Cafeteria

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • Parallel ML at the Edge

        • Parallel African-Francophone in AI, challenges and opportunities

        • Parallel An Afro-feminist Approach to AI Governance and Policy

        • Parallel Lusophone @ Deep Learning Indaba

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Coffee break

          Rotunda

      • 17:00 - 17:30
        • Panel Discussion

          TBA TBA

      • 17:30 - 18:30
        • Awards & Closing

          TBA

      • 20:00 -
        • Closing Event Party

          TBA

  • Monday, 29 August

    AI Hack MEA (by registration only)

  • Tuesday, 30 August

    AI Hack MEA (by registration only)

  • Wednesday, 31 August

    AI Hack MEA (by registration only)