If any one of the following statements are relevant for you, then 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
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 to get funding to grow MIIA and its activities (given that MIIA is a nonprofit organization)
To join MIIA, register by logging in with your LinkedIn profile on this website. For further participation and collaboration, see other links below.
To join the MIIA community on Slack, our real-time community messaging platform, please send your name, surname, and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can send the corresponding invite directly from Slack. As Slack will be our primary community chat and messaging vehicle, we highly recommend that you join us on this platform as well.
See the MIIA Team page for more details about the current team:
Board of Directors
Board of Advisors & Thought Leaders
MIIA Management Team
MIIA Community Activity Leaders
MIIA Community Members
In order to build an innovative community for Machine Intelligence and Data Science research and real-world applications in Africa, it is important for the MIIA community to partner with academic, research, and nonprofit organisations as well as business, startup incubators, and government organisations on MIIA projects, events and activities.
See the Partners page for more details on MIIA's current partners as well as our intention with respect to growing MIIA's ecosystem of partners.
We are very thankful to all MIIA's current sponsors that are helping to achieve our vision of establishing an innovative community and accelerator for Machine Intelligence and Data Science research and application to help transform Africa. MIIA's current sponsors are listed on the Partners page.
There are various types of sponsoring available to support MIIA's mission and help grow the community and its activities. Become a sponsor and/or help us to get funding via any combinations of the following options:
Technology/tools/platforms related donations
The Sponsors page outlines more details with respect to financial support and the various types of sponsoring available.
MIIA's Registration details
MIIA is a nonprofit organization with the following registration details:
Organization Name: MACHINE INTELLIGENCE INSTITUTE OF AFRICA NPC
Registration Number: 2015/300168/08
Date of Incorporation: 21/08/2015
Registered in the Republic of South Africa in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 and Companies Amendment Bill 40 of 2010