IndabaX BW
28-29 May 2018

University of Botswana
Gaborone, Botswana



Summary

IndabaX BW was the first IndabaX in Botswana (IndabaX is an initiative by DeepLearningIndaba.com). IndabaX brought together participants from various organizations in Botswana including UB, BIUST, BAC, and Spectrum Analytics. The goal was to raise awareness about Machine Learning, especially Deep Learning, and provide a forum for discussions related to strengthening Machine Learning in Botswana and Africa.


Speakers

  • Prof. Bhekisipho Twala, UNISA, South Africa.

  • Prof. Lakshmi Narasimhan, UB, Botswana.

  • Dr. Audrey Masizana, UB, Botswana.

  • Dr. George Anderson, UB, Botswana.


Schedule: 28 May 2018

Time

Speaker

Activity

Welcome Session

Audrey Masizana

Welcome Remarks

Morning Session 1

Lakshmi Narasimhan

Neural Networks and Deep Learning

Tea Break



Morning Session 2

Bhekisipho Twala

Deep Learning

Lunch Break



Afternoon Session 1

George Anderson

Machine Learning and Perceptron

Afternoon Session 2

George Anderson

Machine Learning and Python Practical



Schedule: 29 May 2018

Time

Speaker

Activity

Morning Session 1

George Anderson

Regression

Tea Break



Morning Session 2

George Anderson

Regression Practical

Morning Session 3

All Participants

Strengthening Machine Learning in Botswana and Africa Discussion

Farewell Lunch






Selected Photos










Organising Team

George Anderson (coordinator), Tallman Nkgau (coordinator), Audrey Masizana, Lakshmi Narasimhan, Tebogo Seipone, Tsholofetso Taukobong, Deepti Garg, Wame Raseonyana, Ofentse Rice, Kacha Mukabe, Rodney Marumo

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