This is a meetup for building data science competence and networking for budding, aspiring and professional data scientists on the island in Lagos, Nigeria. If you are interested in growing your data science competence and networking with other data scientist - aspiring and practitioners or you live on the island or can make it to the meetings then lets come together and grow our data science career together.
Why Lekki? "Lekki" is just a way of saying the meetup venue would be on the Island, Lagos. The island also deserves a meetup group around emerging technologies just like we have on the mainland (great job mainlanders). One reason - to facilitate participation and networking.
Registration is required on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pie-ai-lagos-breaking-into-ai-in-2020-tickets-89665422693 to have access to discount vouchers.
Welcome to our very deeplearning.ai Pie & AI meetup organised by LDS Meetup in Nigeria on Jan 25th, 2020!
The event will kick off with a greeting video from Dr. Andrew Ng and deeplearning.ai. We'll follow with presentations from guest speakers.
This Pie &AI meetup is hosted by Lekki Data Science Meetup. Special thanks to their support! Come meet your fellow deep learners! We hope to see you for Pie & AI on 1/25!
If you are interested in hosting Pie& AI events in other cities as well, send us a note at [masked]!
Daniel Ajisafe is currently a graduate student at the African Masters in Machine Intelligence Programme, fully funded by Google and Facebook. He worked as a Data Scientist at KPMG Nigeria where he uses machine learning and advanced analytical algorithms to draw insights from structured and semi-structured data. He is also a Teaching Assistant at Data Science Nigeria (DSN) where he facilitates classes on the fundamentals of Machine Learning to undergraduates and aspiring AI enthusiasts at the AI Hub in Lagos. He is the pioneering founder for the 1st student data science and AI group among universities in Nigeria (@lautechdatasci). His research interest is in computer vision and he also loves building and supporting learning communities. He would be sharing with participants how to get into AI, and how to apply into this fully funded Masters programme by Google and Facebook on the African continent. Application for this programme would still be opened.
Wuraola Oyewusi is a Pharmacist and Data Scientist. She is the Research and Innovation Lead, Data Science Nigeria - a not-for-profit committed to raising one million AI talents in 10 years in Nigeria. She's passionate about deliberate learning ,experimenting and all the great things about making sense of data.
Seun Ore is a cloud and data infrastructure engineer, AI enthusiast and Google cloud evangelist. He has been involved in implementing project that help an enterprise with migrating existing on-premises applications to cloud, provide support for existing cloud Infrastructure for many third party Enterprise solutions in and outside Nigeria.
Seun wrote an article on medium on how he became a Google Certified Data Engineer and we look forward to him sharing this experience.