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AI AT WORK, BEYOND THE HYPE

The AI Summit comes to Africa in November with the launch of AI Summit Cape Town. Taking place within AfricaCom the largest technology expo in Africa, this will be an opportunity for African tech leaders and innovators to join the AI Revolution.

The AI Summit will be part of the established 21st annual AfricaCom, which attracts 13,000 attendees, 400 speakers, 450 exhibitors annually to embrace the future of tech in Africa. The expo embraces all elements of TMT in Africa with additional focussed conferences topics geared toward how technology is transforming the continent’s leading enterprises.
The launch of the AI Summit Cape Town as part of the show this year will bring together CxOs, Heads of Digital and Innovation from across Africa to showcase how they are utilizing AI technologies to fill the skills gap and embrace the burgeoning digital economy.
Engaging with leading global multinationals as well as regional powerhouses, the agenda will look to uncover the true opportunity AI presents for the most forward thinking enterprises, looking to bring the 4th Industrial Revolution to Africa!

WHAT HAPPENED IN 2017?

As the world’s foremost event in this space, The AI Summit uniquely brings together all of the leading AI innovators: from the giants of

through to the most inspiring start-ups, consultancies and thought-leaders.

WHY ATTEND

Join the world’s largest event dedicated to AI applications for enterprises and make it the only AI show you need to attend in the whole year – the only one with comprehensive news-worthy content, high-level networking, all leading solution providers exhibiting

Hear exclusive, C-suite enterprise implementation case studies and solutions presented exclusively in our agenda from all industry sectors: Retail, Oil & Gas, Finance, Pharma, IT, Energy, Medical, Telco & Media, Transport & Tourism

Join a renowned community of 10,000+ CxO delegates from the world’s top corporate organisations

Get practical technical insights on technical sessions geared for Data and ML scientists by the world’s leading ML experts

Experience our Intelligent Networking Service, a real-life application of AI combined with the human touch that delivers unrivalled results in networking among attendees

Engage with the industry’s leading solution providers, spearheading innovation in AI research and product development

MEET OUR DELEGATES

FTSE100/250 Fortune 1000 Company
C-Suite, Director & Division Head
Responsible for Business Transformation, Operations, Innovation, IT, Sales & Marketing
Average EUR2,000,000 budget for AI projects
Keen to learn how AI is implemented across many industries and multiple business functions
Looking for the reliable, innovative, groundbreaking AI Solution providers
Has to demonstrate ROI from AI!
FTSE100/250 Fortune 1000 Company
C-Suite, Director, Division Head of Data/Engineering/IT, Manager
Leading implementation of multiple AI Projects, primarily focusing on Machine Learning, NLP/NLG
Working to create the best algorithm out there
Engages with dozens of different solution providers on a yearly basis
Trouble-shoots a nascent technology, hence, very patient!

THE PIVOTAL MESSAGES

AI technologies are being implemented across many business functions, yet often quietly and without (yet) receiving the attention or investment needed. There are multiple challenges in implementing AI and many ways of circumnavigating them.

AI talent is both scarce and pivotal to the success of your project, as is the choice of the right solution provider partners for your projects.

The conversation around Ethics, Compliance and Regulatory landscape is highly pertinent; more so for an AI-powered business

Aim for pragmatic, practical, and measurable AI: choose your projects wisely and aim for tangible ROI that will come with strong, quick wins

Our event brochure has more details inside

AI Business is the world’s first news portal dedicated to the advancement of Artificial intelligence and it’s impact on business.

Showcasing exclusive content from the foremost innovators in AI, including Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, Google, Accenture and IBM, AIBusiness.com brings forward the latest news deciphering the impact of AI in business.

Read Q&As with some of The AI Summit’s most influential speakers and partners

Thoroughly researched conference programmes with the most inspiring CxO speakers and exclusive case studies
Unrivalled seniority of audience with the most senior decision makers representing the world’s largest businesses
Unique event experience at Kensington Palace (invite only) with live entertainment throughout and VIP invitation-only dinners at some of the world’s most famous Michelin-starred restaurants
Tailor-made AI-powered networking tools enhanced by our VIP Concierge services that help to forge lasting relationships and business partnerships
Comprehensive exhibitions with all of the industry’s technology leaders launching and showcasing their latest AI developments and future vision at The AI Summit

INIMITABLE CREDIBILITY

The AI Summit was the first conference & exhibition in the world dedicated to the impact of AI in the business world. Three years on, we retain our market-leading position by offering a unique experience of unrivalled knowledge, high-level networking and memorable moments…

PRAISE FROM OUR ATTENDEES

It's been phenomenal; I've met so many interesting people who are all driven and passionate about the same things.

Director of Digital Partnerships & Outreach, Monsanto Company

There has been so much representation from so many companies; getting to meet people and network, that's been a big highlight.

Head of Data Science, General Electric

It has been fantastic - in a way it's the best event I've been to.

Director, Machine Learning & Advanced Algorithms, Johnson & Johnson

This year was awesome. Content was great, speakers were good, what I learned was invaluable, - you want to be here at the next AI Summit!

Head of Mobile Apps & Wearables, American Airlines

A must- attend event: truly exceeded my expectations!

CISO AVP, Deutsche Bank

A hugely informative event, outstanding quality of speakers, programme and curated networking! All in all, one of the best conferences I’ve been to in the past few years!

Digital Lead, Willis Towers Watson

Insightful, thought provoking, impactful! The content of the summit has really helped us further our understanding of AI and inspired a number of additional pieces of work that we are now reviewing.

Head of Transformation & Change, Thames Water

A must for a senior technology exec to get out of the day to day business and hear about what is going on in the world and future for AI and software engineering

CTO, OLM Group

An excellent event: the future explained!

CIO, Balfour Beatty

A great overview of the challenges and possibilities ahead, with compelling speakers bringing it all to life

IT Lead, Burburry

A great insight into the topic area through a wide range of leading industry figures.

Head of Analytics, Tesco

Exceeded my expectations: The AI Summit is the space for likeminded business people to share current successes and for others to experience what is possible today, and meet vendors who can work with them immediately to take AI forward.

Head of IT, Croda

The go-to AI event of the year!

CSO, Artificial Solutions

The AI Summit is the place to be if you are in AI!

Head of Solutions, Cisco

Not only the first, but also the best AI event out there!

Senior Director, Microsoft

Newsworthy content, senior & knowledgeable audience, wow vibe; The AI Summit has the recipe for success!

Developer Relations, NVIDIA

The best event in AI: the right people, inspirational technological developments and many AI initiatives in other industries

Head of Data Science, Randstad

This is biggest gathering of AI in the enterprise providing a sense of where the market is today, what are some of the key challenges and best practices of how to tackle AI in a business context

Managing Director, Tractica

The most insightful AI gathering in the year

Lead Data Scientist, GSK

The only event for aligning business and AI!

Director, JustGiving

The most buzzing show I've been to in years!

Innovation Lead, Tesco

The AI Summit offers a Wide, thorough view of what’s going on in AI

CDO, Engie

Great atmosphere, excellent speakers!

Director, e-commerce, Societe Generale

A first class event that brought together individuals of influence and had lots of relevant content.

Director, Invest AI

A brilliant conference – much, much better than most of the ones I go to!

Director of Digital Design, Barclays

VENUE

Convention Square,
1 Lower Long Street,
Cape Town,
8001,
South Africa