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This event will include sign language interpretation thanks to GlobalSaké sponsor, MasterWord
Sign Language Interpreters:
9:20-9:40 am - Co-Presentation: Narrowing the Gap: Solving for Africa's low-resourced languages. Exploring the journey of NLP in low-resource African languages, from data collection, tokenization and standardization to language model development. Why we do it and what's the impact.
Nicte Aguillon Jimenez, Ozy Genius Award Recipient
9:40-10:00 am - Interactive Presentation: Voice Over Africa: Musical Localization, Transadaptation and Local Content Origination for East African locales in Audio & Video Ad assets. Colgate and Coca-Cola case studies for Marketing & Advertising multimedia material in Audio, Video, and Text.
10:00-10:15 am - Co-Presentation: Africa's Internal, Inbound and Outbound payments landscape. Flutterwave will present Africa's Payments landscape overview and will speak about the challenges and opportunities present across Africa and specifically Nigeria and other major countries.
10:15-10:35 am - Co-Presentation: Alphabetizing text-less low-resource African dialects: challenges, solutions, and the inspiring future this enablement will fuel for people empowerment. This presentation offers the Journey story of alphabetizing non-script low-resource languages in Africa and its impact on expanding Generative AI solutions for the diverse populations of the world.
Salome Nduku Muvengei, Founder at Semantics Africa Limited
10:35-11:05 am - Connection: Breakout Rooms. Guided networking discussion digests in intimate settings.