Tech events this week: FG’s Digital Economy Project, Microsoft’s AI Webinar & others

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Hi guys, trust you had an enjoyable weekend. To help start the new week on a great note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between May 31st and June 5, 2021.

FG’s Digital Economy Project

This Monday, The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital economy will be hosting a public launch of the National Policy on Virtual Engagement in the Public Service.

The honourable Minister, Dr Isa Pantami will also be Commissioning four Digital Economy Projects across the country.

The projects include the Emergency Communications Centre in Akure, Ondo State; the Digital Economy Centre, Delta State University; Digital Economy Centre, Government Secondary School, Kaduna and Digital Economy Centre, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe Stae.

Tech events this week: FG's Digital Economy Project, Microsoft's AI Webinar & Others

Date: Monday, May 31st, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: Virtual Platforms

You can join the virtual launch here.

Microsoft: AI for Good in Healthcare

This week as part of the Catalyst Tech Accelerator Programme, the National Director for Artificial Intelligence, Health & Life Sciences at Microsoft, Tom Lawry will be presenting a webinar on AI in healthcare advances.

The event will provide great insights and understanding of the importance of using AI tools in this new data-heavy world. It will also show how AI can be used as a force for good in the world, and the future of our relationship with AI.

Tech events this week: FG's Digital Economy Project, Microsoft's AI Webinar & Others

Date: Tuesday, May 31st, 2021
Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 45 minutes

You can register for the Webinar here.

Mobility Systems in sub-Saharan Africa

This Thursday, Emergency Manager’s Weekly will be hosting a webinar on how mobility systems in sub-Saharan Africa meet the public health challenges posed by COVID-19.

This event is being held to mark the release of a policy brief jointly authored by the Migration Policy Institute and Columbia University’s Program on Forced Migration and Health. 

During the conversation, the panel will look back at the last year and reflect on how mobility have adapted to meet the public health challenges posed by the pandemic. It will also discuss what lessons can be learned for the future.

It will also include interviews with experts in public health and migration management on the continent over the last year. 

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the Webinar here.

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Careers in Space event

On Saturday, SpaceHub Africa will be hosting a career webinar focused on the African space industry. It will highlight the experiences of some professionals currently working in the African space industry.

The professionals will narrate how they got involved in space, what they currently do, and find out how you can get involved in the industry.

There will also be a short presentation from each speaker followed by a panel discussion on the industry.

Tech events this week: FG's Digital Economy Project, Microsoft's AI Webinar & Others

The event will host Cyhana Williams, Co-founder Africa Women in GIS; Kingsley Ahenhora-Duodu, Lecturer & SGAC NPOC and lliass Tanouti, Product Owner and SGAC NPOC.

Date: Saturday, June 5, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 45 minutes

You can register for the Webinar here.

SimbiBot Global Education Conference

This week, SimbiBot, a Nigerian digital Learning App, is hosting a global education conference on the secrets to outstanding success.

The event will focus on the reasons that make successful students stand out and other major highlights in the industry.

Tech events this week: FG's Digital Economy Project, Microsoft's AI Webinar & Others

The guest speakers include Papi Makoju, Nigeria; Omar Talsam, USA; Aminaat Adeyinka USA and Caleb Shalley from Ghana.

Date: Saturday, June 5, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM

You can register for the conference here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a very productive week ahead!

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