African Computer Vision Summer School

The African Computer Vision Summer School (ACVSS) unites outstanding African students and researchers with leading computer vision and AI experts. The location will vary annually within Africa, and the inaugural occurrence will be held in Kenya

    📆  July 14-24, 2024

    🌍 in Nairobi, Kenya at the Microsoft Research Institute (MARI) 

    🎓  Applications open until March 25th (deadline was extended).
Check page Apply & Attend
                Funded for African students. Open to international students.
    🏫 The program includes lectures and practical sessions (see Program)

The curriculum emphasizes the importance of ethical considerations, geometry and math, deep learning and AI, and on seeding knowledge for multiple generations of students by coaching participants in educational leadership. 

News 26/03: We received many applications which we will review asap.

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Speakers

Sara Beery
(MIT)

Dina Machuve  
(Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology)

Negar Rostamzadeh
(Google)

Timnit Gebru
(DAIR)

Hazel Doughty
(Leiden University)

Karteek Alahari
(Inria)

... and many more speakers to be announced,
stay tuned !

Organizers

Raesetje Sefala
(DAIR)
General & Sponsor Chair

Raoul de Charette
(Inria)
General & Program Chair

Salamata Konate
(CSIRO)
Publicity Chair

Helge Rhodin 
(UBC)
Admission and Publicity Chair

Elizabeth Mutua
(Dedan Kimathi University)
Local Chair

Mennatullah Siam
(Ontario Tech)
Supporting Organizer

Chris Currin
(ISTA)
Mentors Chair

Yannis Kalantadis

(Naver Labs)

Program Chair

Gilles Q. Hacheme 

(Microsoft)

Supporting Local Organizer

Advisors

Kathleen Siminyu
(Mozilla Found.)

Daniela Massiceti
(Microsoft)

Samy Bengio
(Apple)

Timnit Gebru
(DAIR)

Girmaw Abebe Tadesse
(Microsoft)

Sponsors


Microsoft

Qualcomm

DAIR

Community

Ro’ya

Deep Learning Indaba

AIMS

Masakhane
A grassroots NLP community for Africa, by Africans


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