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Dec 1, 2021, 11:24:48 AM12/1/21
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 Interested in Machine Learning 🤖 and Healthcare 🩺 in Africa? 🌍 

Join our open community 🤩

 [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa/


 📢 COMMUNITY UPDATE 📢

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## NEW NEWS ## 

📅 Monthly meets will take a short break over December and will resume around the last week of January 2022! 


🎤 Our last seminar from Jonathan Gerrand “Seeing things clearly: Image understanding through hard-attention and reasoning with structured knowledge” is available to watch on Cassyni [https://cassyni.com/events/5HMcYU2aYiDjSv9dw5GTdP/seminar/slides]


🎤 Our community member Houcemeddine Turki [https://twitter.com/Csisc1994] presented on Systematic Review Automation driven by Wikidata at WikidataCon 2021 [https://www.wikimedia.de/en/wikidatacon-2021_en/#2021-10-30] Details [https://pretalx.com/wdcon21/talk/HWZ8RG/] Videos from day 2-3 to be available in 2022


🎉 Deep Learning Indaba is happening in 2022!! 

Check out the full announcement here [https://youtu.be/m3226CcOcGg?t=175]


🎓 Oxford Applied and Theoretical Machine Learning group (OATML) is organising a virtual open day on Friday, December 3rd, from 2pm - 4pm GMT time! This event is meant for anyone who is thinking about joining our group for a PhD. The event will give you the chance to meet some OATMLers, get a feel for our group, and ask any questions you may have. You can sign up here: [https://forms.gle/6oRBfou3YUPx7LDq9


🤖 InstaDeep is looking to hire for their new BioAI team! [https://www.instadeep.com/about-us/careers/]



## OLD NEWS ##

🤝New SisonkeBiotik partnerships with RAIL Lab [https://www.raillab.org] |  IndabaX ZA [https://indabax.co.za/] |  FruitPunchAI [https://fruitpunch.ai/] | Masakahne [https://www.thisiswhi.org/] | Wits Health Innovation Hub [https://www.thisiswhi.org/]


🤝New support for SisonkeBiotik from Cassyini [https://cassyni.com/] | Vitruvian Medical Diagnostics [https://vitruvianmd.com/]


⏯️ Missed our previous seminars? Subscribe to our channel and watch recordings… [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa/talks]


🛠️ [Project] Machine Learning and Healthcare in Africa: Bibliometric Study and Systematic Review [https://bit.ly/bibliometric_study_and_systematic_review]


🛠️ [Project] Privacy Preserving AI for African Health Datasets [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa/initiatives-and-projects]


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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 ❤️🌍


Every week on a Thursday at 18:00 UTC/GMT +2h  🕕  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-Discord-Chat]


Every month we aim to provide a larger social meet on an ad-hoc Thursday at 18:00 UTC/GMT +2h  🕕  this is an open meet towards developing the community. This includes (but is not limited to) opportunities for community members to: 

  • present talks on research or topics of interest 🎤

  • an open forum for discussion 🗣️ and brainstorming 🧠🌩️

  • social activities 🛼🪘

  • engage with visitors 🛸 to the community


Keep an eye on our Discord announcements channel or our mailing list to know when the next monthly social meet is. 


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Keen to get involved at SisonkeBiotik


Visit us at [https://www.sisonkebiotik.africa]

Join the SisonkeBiotik Discord [https://bit.ly/SisonkeBiotik-Discord-Chat]

Sign up to the mailing list [https://bit.ly/SisonkeBiotik-Mailing-List]

Or complete a membership form [https://bit.ly/SisonkeBiotik-Membership-Form] 


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SisonkeBiotik is a fork of the Masakhane research community model - find their repository here [http://bit.ly/Masakhane-Repo] and fork your own community today =D

or fork the SisonkeBiotik community repository here [http://bit.ly/SisonkeBiotik-Repo]

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