Hi guys, trust you had a great weekend. There are several interesting events across the tech space that you can attend this week. However, most of the events will still hold virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have curated a list of some of the major virtual events you could attend. These events come up between August 10 – 15, 2020.

AI and Machine Learning in Cyber Security Webinar

On Wednesday, Machine Learning Africa, in partnership with Darktrace is inviting business leaders, IT Managers, AI Engineers and Data Scientists to a webinar discussing robust Cyber Security Solutions.

During the webinar, experts will be discussing how Artificial intelligence and Machine learning can be used to detect and analyse cyber-security threats.

It will also look at how self-learning and self-defending networks can be the best solution to new cyber-security threats that come with the adoption of emerging technologies.

The event will host Johan Steyn, Senior Manager, IQBusiness South Africa; Sean Raymond, Sales Director, Darktrace among others

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Time: 3:00 PM

You can join the webinar here.

Women in Finance Webinar

This week, the Women in Finance Nigeria UK Chapter is organising a webinar on leading from the front and staying the course in business.

During the event, Professor Enase Okonedo, the Dean of Lagos Business School, Nigeria will be sharing her experiences in the business world. The professor will be highlighting the highs and the lows of her journey to becoming Dean and will provide insight into the place of African women in leadership.

Virtual Tech Events This Week: Women in Finance, AI in Cybersecurity Webinar and Others

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Time: 5:30 PM

You can join the webinar here.

AI-Powered Intelligent Test Automation Webinar

This event was organised by Micro Focus to bring together developers, test automation engineers and business analysts to discuss Artificial Intelligence and intelligent test automation.

During the webinar, experts will discuss how recent advances in AI and intelligent test automation are helping teams to deliver the speed and resiliency required to support rapid application changes.

It will also look into the benefits for Agile and DevOps teams in the continuous delivery pipeline, with practical and immediate ROI.

The event will host Michael O’Rourke UFT product, Stefan Untereichner, UFT Developer and Eran Bachar, UFT Mobile of Micro Focus.

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM

You can join the webinar here.

EFInA 2020 Fintech Report

This event was organised by Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA) to breakdown its 2020 Fintech Report. During the webinar, the assessment survey of the Nigerian Fintech landscape and the Impact of COVID-19 on the sector will be discussed.

The report details the understanding of the fintech ecosystem, understanding the Nigerian customer segments and their needs in the Global and Nigerian Fintech Landscape. It also highlights how much has been invested in Fintechs globally, determining success factors for Fintechs to thrive and identifying the players in the Nigerian fintech ecosystem.

Virtual Tech Events This Week: Women in Finance, AI in Cybersecurity Webinar and Others

The survey also identifies the current and potential impact of COVID-19 on fintech and the impact of fintech on financial services in Nigeria.

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

You can join the webinar here.

GI in SDG development in Nigeria

This webinar is organized by the WIPO Nigeria Office to bring together experts to discuss the importance of Geographical Indications (GI’s) to the sustainable development of Nigeria.

The speakers will consider the relationship between GI and sustainable development within the context of Nigeria. They will also explore the concept of GIs and the opportunities for Nigeria in utilizing local GI products to its advantage in international trade as well as the practical mechanisms required for registering GIs in Nigeria.

The event will also talk about the necessary local policy and/or legislative frameworks that could support Nigeria’s growth in this area.

The webinar will host Dr Mark Abani, Founder and CEO MSCA projects; Dr Shafiu Adamu Yauri, registrar of trademarks, FG; among others.

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Time: 3:00 PM

You can join the webinar here.


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