Virtual Tech Events this Week: Robotics and AI Developer Webinar, Child Online Safety Webinar and Others

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Hi guys, trust you had a great weekend. This week, events across the tech space will still hold virtually with the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading across the world.

We have curated a list of some of the major virtual events you could attend. These events come up between June 29 and July 4, 2020.

Pathway to Becoming a Robotics and AI Developer

Robotics and AI enthusiasts, Career Counsellors, Education Providers and Regulators among other stakeholders are invited to attend the “Pathway to Becoming a Robotics and AI Developer” webinar organised by Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria – RAIN.

Some of the hidden knowledge behind the world largest developers will be unveiled at the event. Understanding some of these secrets are relevant to becoming a successful developer and boosting opportunities outside Nigeria for AI and Robotics developers.

Online Events: Robotics and AI Developer Webinar, Child Online Safety Webinar

The event will host Dr Matthew Nancekievill, CEO/Co-Founder, ICE9 Robotics, Manchester, UK and Kyle Jenkinson, Projects Engineer, Forth Engineering among others

Date: Monday, 29 June 2020

Time: 10:30 AM.

You can join the webinar here.

COVID-19: Digital Solutions in the Renewable Energy Sector

This event was designed to explore the role of digital solutions in helping businesses in the Renewable Energy sector cope with the disruptions caused by COVID-19.

During the event, the speakers will explore the digital solutions working for off-grid value chain in adapting to the COVID-19 disruption.

The event will host Fiona Likwago, Manager of Advisory Services, AECF and Micheal Tsan, Energy and Technology Advisor at Dalberg among others.

Date: Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Time: 1 PM.

You can join the discussion here.

Africa’s Urbanisation Dynamics 2020

This Friday, FEEM is organising a webinar on the urbanisation dynamics of Africa. The webinar will look at how mapping out new geography is instrumental in the urbanisation of Africa.

The event will host Philipp Heinrigs, OECD as speaker and Enrico Lippo, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei as moderator.

Date: Friday, 3 July 2020

Time: 2 PM.

You can join the event here.

Child Online Safety

This event was organised by Child Online Africa and Africa Telecommunications Union to have a discussion about the online safety of African children and by extension families.

The webinar aims to increase awareness and make safety at social and professional levels. Stakeholders will also discuss what is being done and what policies there are in Africa for the safety and protection of children online.

The event will host specialists and professionals like Mr John Omo Secretary-General ATU, Mr Fred Lane, Lecturer, author and expert in cybersafety and technology among others.

Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Time: 1 PM.

You can join the discussion here.

Novel approaches for data use in the COVID-19 response.

This week, the Data Science & A.I. Summits for Health (DASH) will be hosting a webinar where different speakers will be highlighting various novel approaches for data use in the COVID-19 response.

Some of the key issues data scientists and policy experts will discuss are the importance of data for informed decision-making. They will also look into the opportunities and challenges of acquiring data as well as the ethical and regulatory implications of their use.

The event will be hosted by Bruno Villetelle, Head of Data and Digital Global Drug Development at Novartis. One of the speakers Sekou Remy, a research assistant from IBM Research Africa will be talking about the rise of AI in the fight against Malaria.

Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Time: 2 PM.

You can join the webinar here.


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