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Innovating for COVID-19 Virtual Symposium
When
Aug 12, 1:30 PM – 7:00 PM GMT
 

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Combat COVID-19 Africa will host a virtual symposium on the 12th August to bring African innovators and experts together to discuss the implications of COVID-19 on the continent and how technology can be leveraged to ensure the continent is able to adequately control the spread of the virus.

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  • Symposium Opening 

    • 13:30 - 14:00 - Music Performances

    • 14:00 - 14:20 - Virtual Symposium Opening

  • Keynote Sessions 

    • 14:20 - 14:40 - Global health technology ecosystem and atlas - Precious Matsoso

    • 14:40 - 15:00 - ​AI as a Service, computer vision use case - Andile Ngcaba

    • 15:00 - 15:20 - Investing in Africa’s digital future - Eric Osiakwan

    • 15:20 - 15:40 - Africa reinventing itself in the 21st Century - Martha Saavedr

    • 15:40 - 16:00 - Genomics Technology and COVID-19 - Mzwanele Ngubo

    • 16:00 - 16:20 - Accelerating Africa towards Quantum computing in the Post COVID-19 world - Dr
      Solomon Freer

    • 16:20 - 16:40 - Exploring a COVID-19 health data science collaboration framework​​ -Dr Benjamin
      Muthambi

    • 16:40 - 17:00 - HAPS solution for Africa’s 30 Million Square Kilometre - Siyabonga Copiso

 

  • Music Performance & break 

    • 17:00 - 17:30 ​

  • Themed roundtable discussion​s

    • 17:30 - 18:40 - Deep Learning for health during and post COVID-19

    • 17:30 - 18:40 - Digital Economy, Supply chain and 4IR

    • 17:30 - 18:40 - Kubernetes, Cloud Native Africa

    • ​17:30 - 18:40 - Woman In Tech

 

  • Closing 

    • 18:50 - 19:00 - Event Closing​

 
 

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