Headline Audio system introduced for SingularityU SA On-line Summit 2020


SingularityU South Africa has introduced the primary 40 audio system who will handle Africa on the SingularityU South Africa Summit On-line on October 14 and 15 2020. The road-up contains thought leaders from throughout the globe, and contains sought-after South African captains of trade.

Neuroscientist Vivienne Ming

True to the SingularityU prowess of demystifying exponential applied sciences and their potential to resolve the worldwide grand challenges, the world’s prime innovators will share their newest insights. American neuroscientist Vivienne Ming and founding father of Socos Labs will handle how synthetic intelligence could make us higher people. Australian AI professional Kellie Nuttall will talk about synthetic intelligence and the way forward for work, whereas South African know-how pioneer Andile Ngcaba will share how synthetic intelligence can successfully be utilized by governments; LinkedIn’s prime voice in tech Cathy Hackl will clarify the influence of rising applied sciences on enterprise. World famend management, disruption and innovation professional David Roberts will focus on tips on how to be a strategic, empathic chief within the new world.

This yr’s summit boasts a number of feminine headline audio system. Doctor and futurist Dr Divya Chander will handle human mind interfaces; journalist and educator Esther Wojcicki will discuss after-school studying. South African healthcare entrepreneur Kim Hulett, who enthralled audiences on the 2019 summit together with her speak on designer infants, will return this yr to deal with the way forward for healthcare, whereas American Tiffany Vora will current a global perspective on this subject. Main Johannesburg blogger Angie Dauberman will focus on abundance in meals. New views on cybersecurity in a digitised world can be addressed by Dutch cybersecurity specialist Jaya Baloo. On the forefront of innovation in governance, Carin Ism from Denmark will converse on the way forward for governance in a post-Covid world.

Disruption and innovation professional David Roberts

Designer to encourage and empower companies and entrepreneurs to assume larger and have a optimistic influence on the world, main entrepreneurs will take to the stage to share their experience in an actionable means. MTN govt David Gilarranz will handle frictionless funds. American entrepreneur David Hite will talk about investing in a brand new world, whereas Catherine Wooden will share her billion greenback experience on investing in disruptive innovation. A session on wealth administration and transparency can be introduced wealth administration tycoon Paul Pagnato. The World Financial institution’s main economist Waolfgang Fengler and Fred Swaniker, founding father of the African Management Group, will share their distinctive views on schooling and enterprise.

The primary 5 interactive workshops have additionally been introduced:

  • Moonshot Considering ­— by Lisa Andrews and Christina Gerakiteys
  • Smarten up your property with IOT (web of issues) — by Phathizwe Malinga​
  • The Stress code — by creator Richard Sutton
  • Enterprise Rescue — by Maurice Crespi
  • Getting off the grid or whichever plain you’re on — by Adriana Marais

“We’re thrilled to have assembled a stellar line up of trailblazers from world wide to headline the fourth annual SingularityU South Africa Summit, showcasing the ground-breaking applied sciences and improvements which are out there to take the continent ahead,” mentioned Mic Mann, Co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa. “This yr’s summit will make a significant contribution to creating human capital in Africa, and work to reinforce the standard of life by means of schooling, networking and an exponential mindset,” added Shayne Mann, Co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa. 

Cybersecurity specialist Jaya Baloo

Now in its fourth yr, the 2020 occasion will happen in a custom-built on-line setting. The presentation format has been revised, with shorter talks making means for deeper engagement on-line, with much less display screen fatigue and a larger number of subjects. The summit will even characteristic a web based expo space, the place delegates can have interaction with the most recent merchandise and developments from exhibitors and make enterprise occur.

The SingularityU South Africa Summit 2020 can be hosted in collaboration with The Improvement Financial institution of Southern Africa, world companion Deloitte, and strategic companion MTN. To hitch the SingularityU neighborhood of changemakers, or to e-book, go to https://singularityusouthafricasummit.org/.

Ticket costs:

Early Hen: R5 000. E book earlier than September 11 2020 and save R 5 000 off your ticket.

Early Adopter: R6 250. E book earlier than September 24 2020 and save R three 750 off your ticket 

Normal Ticket:- R8 000. E book earlier than October 2 2020 and save R2 000 off your ticket

Late Mover Ticket – R10 000. E book earlier than October 13 2020. Registration closes October 16 2020

All costs embrace VAT.