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What we're about

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MIIA's vision:

Innovative Community & Accelerator for Machine Intelligence & Data Science Research and Applications to help transform Africa

MIIA's mission:

• To build a strong and innovative Machine Intelligence and Data Science community in Africa to help transform Africa by networking together the critical mass of resources, promote and sponsor learning activities, and strengthen scientific and technological excellence, mentoring and collaboration on the continent.

• To accelerate and deliver breakthrough Machine Intelligence and Data Science research and practical applications to solve African problems, support entrepreneurial activity, and help drive long-term inclusive and sustainable scientific, technological and socio-economic development on the continent.

• To partner with governments, business, startup incubators, non profit organizations, universities, and research organizations from around the world to support and help mould the future of Machine Intelligence and Data Science research and applications in Africa.

Join us

If any one of the following statements are relevant for you, you are highly encouraged to join MIIA:

• you would like to participate or at least monitor MIIA’s progress with establishing an innovative community to help transform Africa and solve some of its problems via Machine Intelligence technologies (MIIA's meetings can be arranged in various places on the continent)

• you are keen to see Africa reach its potential and overcome obstacles by driving long-term inclusive and sustainable scientific, technological and socio-economic development on the continent

• you have an interest in Machine Intelligence technologies (e.g., AI, Machine Learning, Data Science, Data Mining, etc.) and/or its applications

• you have industry and/or enterprise domain expertise, application ideas or needs, or some identified African problems that you would like to see addressed

• you would like to research and/or test the commercial viability of specific applications using Machine Intelligence technologies from an entrepreneurial or business perspective

• you would like to promote MIIA and/or help get funding to grow MIIA and its activities (given that MIIA is a non profit organization)

Links to MIIA's website, social channels and collaboration platforms:

• MIIA's website: (to register, login with your LinkedIn profile)

• MIIA community on LinkedIn:

• MIIA community on Google+:

• MIIA community on Twitter:

• MIIA community chat on Slack:

• MIIA project collaboration on Trello:

• MIIA meetings via Meetup:

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