Programme

We have an intense schedule planned for the 6 days of the Deep Learning Indaba, featuring a two day Africa Research Symposium, two days of deep-dive workshops and plenty of opportunities to network and benefit from mentorship.

Please note that the program is subject to change as we finalize the schedule

  • Sunday, 01 September

    Registration & event opening

      • 12:00 - 18:00
        • Registration desk open

      • 10:00 - 10:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 10:30 - 12:00
        • Practicals TBD

        • Practicals TBD

        • Practicals TBD

      • 12:00 - 13:30
        • Mentorship sign up required

          Dining room

        • Lunch

          Dining room

      • 13:30 - 15:30
        • Practicals Introduction to machine learning in Jax

        • Practicals Probabilistic programming

        • Practicals Graph neural networks

      • 15:30 - 16:00
        • Coffee Break

      • 13:30 - 15:30
        • Practicals Reinforcement learning

        • Practicals LLMs

        • Practicals TBD

        • Practicals TBD

      • 17:00 - 18:30
        • Mentoring: Mentorship Session

          Campus

      • 18:30 - 22:00
        • Opening party

  • Monday, 02 September

    Indaba day 1

      • 07:00 - 08:30
        • Breakfast

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        • Mentorship

      • 08:30 - 09:00
        • Opening Remarks - French interpretation available

      • 09:00 - 10:00
        • Keynote: Keynote Talk - French Interpretation Available

      • 10:00 - 10:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 10:30 - 12:30
        • Practicals Foundations of large language models

        • Practicals Diffusion models

        • Practicals RL: from zero to 2048

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch

          Dining room

        • Mentorship Sign up required

          Dining Room

      • 14:00 - 15:30
        • Tutorial TBD

        • Tutorial TBD

        • Tutorial TBD

      • 15:30 - 16:00
        • Coffee Break

      • 16:00 - 18:00
        • Sponsorship sessions

      • 18:30 - 22:00
        • Evening Event

          Networking Event

        • Dinner

          Dinner Room

          Dinner until 19:30

  • Tuesday, 03 September

    Day 2

      • 08:00 - 09:00
        • Breakfast

        • Mentorship

      • 11:00 - 11:12
        • DLI Award Ceremony - French Interpretation Available

      • 09:00 - 10:00
        • Keynote: Keynote Talk - French Interpretation Available

      • 10:00 - 10:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 10:30 - 12:30
        • AI for Biology

        • Low-resource LLMs

        • Responsible AI

        • Federated learning

        • Recommender systems

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch

          Dining Room

      • 14:00 - 15:30
        • Keynote: Keynote Talk - French Interpretation Available

      • 15:30 - 16:00
        • Coffee Break

      • 16:00 - 17:00
        • Tutorial TBD

        • Tutorial TBD

        • Tutorial TBD

      • 16:00 - 18:00
        • Sponsorship Sessions

      • 18:30 - 22:00
        • Evening Event

          Networking event

        • Dinner

          Dining Room

          Dinner until 19:30

  • Wednesday, 04 September

    Indaba Day 3

      • 07:00 - 08:30
        • Breakfast

        • Mentorship

      • 08:30 - 10:00
        • IndabaX Oral Presentations - French Interpretation Available

      • 10:00 - 10:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 10:30 - 12:30
        • Poster Session I (IndabaX and African Datasets)

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch

          Dining room

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • Poster Session II (Publications)

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 16:30 - 18:30
        • Affiliation Session

      • 18:30 - 22:00
        • Evening Event

          Networking Event

        • Dinner

          Dining Room

          Dinner until 19:30

  • Thursday, 05 September

    Indaba, Day 4

      • 07:00 - 08:30
        • Breakfast

        • Mentorship

      • 08:30 - 09:30
        • Keynote: Keynote Talk French Interpretation Available

      • 09:30 - 10:00
        • Group Photo

      • 10:00 - 10:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 10:30 - 12:30
        • Poster Session III (All)

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch

          Dining Room

      • 14:00 - 16:00
        • African Datasets/Start-Ups

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 16:30 - 18:30
        • Community Session

      • 18:30 - 22:00
        • Evening Event

          Cutural Event

        • Dinner

          Dining Room

          Dinner until 19:30

  • Friday, 06 September

    Indaba, Day 5

      • 07:00 - 08:00
        • Breakfast

        • Mentorship

      • 08:00 - 10:30
        • Practicals The NeuroAI Workshop

        • Practicals 2nd Robot Learning for Africa Workshop

        • Practicals 3rd Weakly Supervised Computer Vision workshop

        • Practicals Uniting for a Climate-Resilient Africa: Fostering Climate Data and Knowledge Exchange

        • Practicals Empowering African Voices in AI

        • Practicals Data Science for Health in Africa workshop

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Coffee Break

      • 11:00 - 12:30
        • The NeuroAI Workshop

        • 2nd Robot Learning for Africa Workshop

        • 3rd Weakly Supervised Computer Vision workshop

        • Uniting for a Climate-Resilient Africa: Fostering Climate Data and Knowledge Exchange

        • Empowering African Voices in AI

        • Data Science for Health in Africa workshop

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch

      • 14:00 - 15:30
        • The NeuroAI Workshop

        • 2nd Robot Learning for Africa Workshop

        • 3rd Weakly Supervised Computer Vision workshop

        • Uniting for a Climate-Resilient Africa: Fostering Climate Data and Knowledge Exchange

        • Empowering African Voices in AI

        • Data Science for Health in Africa workshop

      • 15:30 - 16:00
        • Coffee Break

      • 16:00 - 17:30
        • The NeuroAI Workshop

        • 2nd Robot Learning for Africa Workshop

           

           

           

        • 3rd Weakly Supervised Computer Vision workshop

           

           

        • Uniting for a Climate-Resilient Africa: Fostering Climate Data and Knowledge Exchange

           

        • Empowering African Voices in AI

        • Data Science for Health in Africa workshop

  • Saturday, 07 September

    Indaba, Day 6

      • 07:00 - 08:00
        • Breakfast

        • Mentorship

      • 08:00 - 10:30
        • Empowering Africa's AI future through High Performance and Cloud Computing

        • GeoAI for a Sustainable Future in Africa

        • Envisioning Humans in a Safe, AI Future

        • AI regulation in Africa : rationale, considerations and way forward

      • 10:30 - 11:00
        • Coffee Break

      • 11:00 - 12:30
        • Empowering Africa's AI future through High Performance and Cloud Computing

        • GeoAI for a Sustainable Future in Africa

        • Envisioning Humans in a Safe, AI Future

        • AI regulation in Africa : rationale, considerations and way forward

      • 12:30 - 14:00
        • Lunch

          Dining Room

      • 14:00 - 15:00
        • TBD

      • 15:00 - 16:00
        • Keynote: Keynote Talk - French Interpretation Available

      • 16:00 - 16:30
        • Coffee Break

      • 16:30 - 18:30
        • Closing Remarks

      • 18:30 - 22:00
        • Closing Party

Please pick your parallel sessions by clicking on the one you like, and then hit the button below to download the pdf with your itinerary.