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EVENT

EXPERT TALK - IBM'S RESEARCH DR. KOMMIE WELDEMARIAMAnyone

  • Venue: Akira-Chix
  • Date: Tuesday 11th March 2014
  • Starts: 1:00pm
  • Ends: 2:00pm

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM, Dr. Kommie Weldemariam from IBM Research will be giving a talk at the AkiraChix space on the ground floor of Bishop Magua Centre. He will give an overview of overview of IBM Research - Africa as well as brief them on our forthcoming scientific colloquium. Covering ‘Africa in the New Era of Computing’, the colloquium will take place on March 18th. He will also talk about how the Watson technology shall be applied in Africa as well as introduce an exciting upcoming inter-university competition dubbed “Asili za Afrika” where students from Kenyan universities will get to compete against each other based on African indigenous knowledge. Prizes will be awarded to the top schools and students.

You are welcome to attend the talk.