Is artificial intelligence already a must for African companies?

Thu 2 Dec
14:00 - 15:15 UTC
In partnership with UNESCO


Only 10% of companies reported significant revenue gains from using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in 2021. Yet observers all agree that AI will soon provide a key competitive edge for companies operating in the finance, healthcare and automotive sectors through its capacity to transform the huge quantity of available data into added value.
Accordingly, having already climbed 15% to represent $342bn in 2021, the AI global market is set to increase by 19% in 2022.  Despite having invested very little in AI so far, should and can Africa’s private sector seize this opportunity? Are there niche markets in which Africa could establish itself as a leader?

Key points:  

  • Finance, e-commerce, healthcare: which sectors will AI impact most? 
  • Human capital: can women be the missing link? 
  • How can African businesses meet the challenge of technological transformation?






Who should attend?

This webinar is primarily intended for CEOs, members of executive committees, legal directors and financial directors of large African companies.



Registration is confirmed by the organizer in accordance to your profile and number of participants allowed, so it is very important for you to register.

The webinar will be broadcasted on Zoom. It is a free event and access to Zoom does not require any additional fee.

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Only people who have been accepted to the event will receive a unique URL link via their email addresses used in the registration form to connect to the webinar before the event starts. Active engagement will be very welcome before and during the event.

If you have any questions, please email info@theafricaceoforum.com