Call for Posters – AI Expo Africa 2020 ONLINE – The Innovation Wall Challenge

Application Deadline: August 21st 2020

CALL FOR POSTERS – As part of our drive to showcase this innovation and to build bridges between industry, academia and start-ups this year we are proudly working with the Embassy of France in SA on the “Innovation Wall” which will be hosting 6 innovation challenges by way of poster competition, each with a prize for the best in category poster.

Call for Posters – AI Expo Africa 2020 ONLINE – The Innovation Wall Challenge

All poster authors whose posters are approved for the Innovation Wall will receive 1x FREE ticket to the main show and be expected to attend 3rd / 4th September 2020 plus the winners of each category will receive an additional prize. 

  • Challenge #1 – The Ocean Hub Fishing Challenge – Using AI to prevent breaches of fishing regulations / illegal fishing.
  • Challenge #2 – The 4IR Incubator Social Challenge – Using AI to help improve service and health delivery in disadvantaged communities
  • Challenge #3 – The FSAT labs UX Challenge – Using AI to improve customer service experience & satisfaction for industry / government
  • Challenge #4 – The Engie Energy Challenge – Using AI to map urban / unconnected areas & informal settlements for essential service delivery 
  • Challenge #5 – The EDF / Dassault Systèmes Challenge – Using Artificial Intelligence to improve Energy Efficiency
  • Challenge #6 – The Africa 4IR Open Challenge – Open to start-ups / academics to showcase any AI related product, service or applied research

SUBMISSION PROCESS & GUIDANCE

See also  Thought For Food Challenge 2021 for next-generation innovators and entrepreneurs.($30,000+ USD)

DEADLINES

  • 21st Aug – Poster submissions CLOSES
  • 25th Aug – Judge best posters & inform winners
  • 3rd / 4th Sept – Announce winners & prizes at AI Expo Africa 2020

If you have any questions about the Innovation Challenges please contact;Mathieu BécueAttaché pour l’Innovation / Attaché for InnovationEmbassy of France in South Africamathieu.becue@diplomatie.gouv.fr

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the AI Expo Africa 2020 ONLINE – The Innovation Wall Challenge

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