AI Expo Africa 2021 - Call for Posters
This is the process you MUST comply with to submit an applied research poster for consideration for AI Expo Africa 2021 ONLINE. This year our Innovation Poster Wall is virtual so researchers can join as delegates from anywhere in Africa. We are expecting 5000+ registered delegates from across Africa and beyond.
The following applied Artificial Intelligence & 4IR technology R&D themes are permissible ;
- research & innovation that has a clear industrial, business or social "4Good" use case, or
- use cases that could form the basis of a new start-up / spin-out business, or
- use cases that solves a problem that could attract seed or venture funding
WHO CAN SUBMIT
Researchers based in African universities, colleges, NGOs, charities, Government research agencies, businesses, start-ups or privately funded entities are allowed to submit posters.
- You can make ONE submission ONLY
- Submissions will NOT be considered if this process is NOT followed accurately
- Full contact information must be provided as per this form
- You will be expected to attend your poster at designated times during the main event 7-9 Sept
- All posters will be hosted at the ePoster Wall at AI Expo Africa 2021 ONLINE 7-9 Sept
- Details of your poster location, programme & login details will be emailed to you towards the end of August
- Once this form is completed please send your poster for review as a single page PDF file format
- All posters must fit to one page in portrait format (no greater than 10 MB in size)
- Posters greater than 10 MB will be REJECTED
- You must use "We Transfer" to send all posters (available here
- Use the following email when you send the poster on We Transfer
- 13th May - Poster submissions OPENS
- 1st August - Poster submissions CLOSES
- 18th August - Posters will be judged for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places (winners notified)
- 7th Sept - Announce winner, 2nd & 3rd place at AI Expo Africa 2021 and in public press release
- Each poster & author selected for the show will receive a FREE ticket for the main event 7-9 Sept
- The 1st, 2nd & 3rd winners will be announced at the show and via press release
- Top 3 placed winners will also secure 1x FREE ticket to AI Expo Africa 2022
- The top 3 posters will be put forward for review by investors in the AI Expo Africa Deal Room - these are African focused investors who have expressed a desire to invest in African originated AI & 4IR innovation**
Information you supply to us will only be used to communicate with you about your submission, issue of tickets and relevant show information, logistics & follow up. All tickets and access to the show are subject to the privacy statement and Ts&Cs here
** The Deal Room makes no guarantee of investment and is a FREE / zero equity match making service between innovators and investors facilitated by AI Media PTY Ltd.
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