[SisonkeBiotik] [Community Update]

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Chris Fourie

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Nov 15, 2022, 8:52:36 AM11/15/22
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 📢 COMMUNITY UPDATE 📢

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## EVENTS ##


🛠️ Africa Machine Learning (AML) and Health workshop | 15 Dec 2022  

 @ IndabaX South Africa, Pretoria


Join us for the second iteration of this workshop 🎉 Toward making AI and machine learning more accessible to those from the healthcare space ⚕️ limited IndabaX day pass applications for the workshop are now OPEN for individuals with health related backgrounds  [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa/events/workshops/indabax-sa-2022]


The workshop will be fully accessible to all existing participants of the IndabaX. 


Consider helping support the workshop by sharing our fundraising info with your organisation [https://bit.ly/IndabaX-fundraising-slides]


💡 Ideathon | 15 Nov - 15 Dec 2022  

From today until the AML Health workshop, we will be running an Ideathon challenge to pitch ideas for solutions using AI / ML for any health related problem 

  • Teams 2-4 (Anywhere in Africa + a South African) 

  • Submit a 10-15min video / screen recording of your pitch by 5th Dec 2022

  • 3 best idea pitches invited to present at AML Health workshop

  • At least R10 000 in prizes + mentorship 


Sign up [https://forms.gle/aQda34PkpomcLSGk7]

Info pack + rules [https://bit.ly/Ideathon-info]

  

 

## PROJECTS ##


We have seen a great proliferation of activity after the Deep Learning Indaba - going from a single regular meet during the week to 5 regular meetings! 


All these meets and projects are open for participation - drop in to find out more and consider subscribing to our community calendar to stay up to date with new and recurring events [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa/events



## RECORDINGS ##


Recordings from the online day 2 of the AML Health workshop @ Deep Learning Indab, Tunis, 2022 

Darlington Akogo minoHealth - Democratizing quality healthcare [ ]

Oliver Bent Building with Deepchain by InstaDeep [https://youtu.be/Jx-9LIoHOJw]


Unfortunately recordings from the first day are not available due to technical difficulties and poor recorded sound quality. 



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SisonkeBiotik is an open and inclusive community of researchers, practitioners and enthusiasts at the intersection of Machine Learning and Healthcare working together to build capacity and drive forward grassroots research initiatives in Africa for Machine Learning and Healthcare ❤️🌍


Weekly Meet
Every week on a Thursday at 18:00 CAT  🕕  there is an open meet to discuss and develop research initiatives - as well as provide peer-to-peer mentorship. Drop by here if you are interested in getting involved in projects or if you would like to provide or receive mentorship - [https://bit.ly/SisonkeBiotik-weekly-meet]


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Complete a membership form [https://bit.ly/SisonkeBiotik-Membership-Form] to be more discoverable in the community 

Join a weekly meet [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa/eventst] to participate in research initiatives and projects  


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Chris Fourie

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Nov 15, 2022, 8:59:08 AM11/15/22
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## RECORDINGS ##


Recordings from the online day 2 of the AML Health workshop @ Deep Learning Indaba, Tunis, 2022

Darlington Akogo minoHealth - Democratizing quality healthcare [https://youtu.be/O5xBvQDGolE]


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