Africa ML and Health Workshops

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Join us in celebrating machine learning (ML) research for health from researchers in Africa and connect with researchers working on problems related to health in Africa.

We provide a space for open dialogue about the state and potential of ML in Digital Health across Biomedical Informatics / Health Informatics, Bioinformatics and Mobile Health. Helping to identify issues for Africa in the Digital Health space that impact using machine learning as well as spotlighting success stories that provide important insights.

The SisonkeBiotik community aims to be an incubator for developing capacities for machine learning and digital health in Africa through open and participatory community action.

Day 1 of the workshop will be a hybrid event, with in-person participants from the Deep Learning Indaba and online participation being freely open. Day 2 of the workshop will just be for online participants.


IndabaX South Africa 2022

AML Health @Deep Learning IndabaX, Pretoria, South Africa | 15 December 2022

The workshop aims to celebrate / spotlight machine learning research for health in Africa

It will be held on the final day on the IndabaX, open for IndabaX attendees as well as outside participants from healthcare backgrounds

Previous workshops

Deep Learning Indaba 2022

AML Health @Deep Learning Indaba, Tunis, Tunisia | 25-26 August 2022

A hybrid workshop with day 1 hosted at the Deep Learning Indaba in Tunisia and attended by both Indaba attendees as well as online participants, and day 2 being an online only event