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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Sara Beery

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

Negar Rostamzadeh

Timnit Gebru

Hazel Doughty
(Leiden University)

Karteek Alahari

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


Raesetje Sefala
General & Sponsor Chair

Raoul de Charette
General & Program Chair

Salamata Konate
Publicity Chair

Helge Rhodin 
Admission and Publicity Chair

Elizabeth Mutua
(Dedan Kimathi University)
Local Chair

Mennatullah Siam
(Ontario Tech)
Supporting Organizer

Chris Currin
Mentors Chair

Yannis Kalantadis

(Naver Labs)

Program Chair

Gilles Q. Hacheme 


Supporting Local Organizer


Kathleen Siminyu
(Mozilla Found.)

Daniela Massiceti

Samy Bengio

Timnit Gebru

Girmaw Abebe Tadesse







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