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WORLD’S BIGGEST AI SHOW SERIES
WORLD’S BIGGEST
AI SHOW SERIES

Bolstering the Mauritius economy by deploying a definitive AI & Blockchain Industrial Strategy for Governments, Enterprises & Industries across Smart City Island Nations.

In Mauritius, World AI Show aims to gather more than 500 AI experts, data scientists, technology leaders, startups, investors, researchers, academicians, and global AI technology innovators – to discuss the impact of AI on commercial applications and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions.

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Bolstering the Mauritius economy by deploying a definitive AI & Blockchain Industrial Strategy for Governments, Enterprises & Industries across Smart City Island Nations.

In Mauritius, World AI Show aims to gather more than 500 AI experts, data scientists, technology leaders, startups, investors, researchers, academicians, and global AI technology innovators – to discuss the impact of AI on commercial applications and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions.

WHY MAURITIUS?

Under the theme ‘Pursuing our Transformative Journey’, the national budget aims to position Mauritius on the Global Business map, not only as an international financial centre but as one of the leading smart city island nations, to drive research, investments & developments in emerging sectors, powered by Artificial Intelligence, FinTech & Blockchain networks.

SPEAKERS

THE HON. PRAVIND KUMAR JUGNAUTH

Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs,
External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development​
Republic of Mauritius

THE HON. YOGIDA SAWMYNADEN

Minister of Technology,
Communication & Innovation

Republic of Mauritius

MR FRANÇOIS GUIBERT

CEO
Economic Development Board 

Republic of Mauritius

‘France is AI’ is the largest european nonprofit organization (powered by France Digitale) gathering the actors of the French AI ecosystem: 300 startups, 100 research labs, large corporates, engineering schools, universities and investors

DAMIEN GROMIER

Président
France is AI
France

Cyrus Hodes is advising the UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence. In this role he oversees work on international governance of AI as well as the use of AI towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

CYRUS HODES

AI Expert
UAE

He has held important global positions for large financial institutions, dealing with the financing of large international ICT deals.

HANS CHRISTENSEN

Vice President – Dtec
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
UAE

Adept in a range of fields from AI and big data to safe and smart cities and enterprise solutions, he is a blue ocean tech strategist and a thought leader.

F.E. (EDWIN) DIENDER

Vice President, Government & Public Utility Sector, Enterprise Business Group
Huawei Technologies
China

With his expertise spreading over a wide array of domains, he is a masterful catalyst in the historical launch of the Eurostar train.

GILBERT REVEILLON

President ICT & Digital Economy
CNCCEF
France

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HAPPENINGS

CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE

Witness international and regional AI, ML & robotics experts talk about the pros and cons of adopting intelligent technologies, specifically in the African market. Be a part of panel discussions, tech-talks, fireside chats; debating on the nature of artificial intelligence and its potential in re-creating the human intelligence.

PRODUCT SHOWCASE

PRODUCT SHOWCASE

Featuring product showcase and presentations by global technology innovators and emerging startups from all over the world who showcase their offerings in the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Robotics space.

STARTUP SHOWCASE

STARTUP SHOWCASE

An exclusive pavilion for AI and machine learning startups from all over the world to showcase their intelligent technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

PITCH COMPETITION

PITCH COMPETITION

Emerging AI and machine learning startups from all over the world introduce their solutions by delivering a 6-minute elevator pitch in front of many potential investors from around the world. Best ideas are selected by our investors’ panel that specialise in helping entrepreneurs to expand their businesses in Africa, Europe, North America, Asia and Middle East.

CONFERENCE

Witness international and regional AI, ML & robotics experts talk about the pros and cons of adopting intelligent technologies, specifically in the African  market. Be a part of panel discussions, tech-talks, fireside chats; debating on the nature of artificial intelligence and its potential in re-creating the human intelligence.

PRODUCT SHOWCASE

Featuring product showcase and presentations by global technology innovators and emerging startups from all over the world who showcase their offerings in the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Robotics space.

STARTUP SHOWCASE

An exclusive pavilion for AI and machine learning startups from all over the world to showcase their intelligent technologies in front of global investors and technology players – helping them to raise funds, secure business development and collaboration opportunities.

PITCH COMPETITION

Emerging AI and machine learning startups from all over the world introduce their solutions by delivering a 6-minute elevator pitch in front of many potential investors from around the world. Best ideas are selected by our investors’ panel that specialise in helping entrepreneurs to expand their businesses in Africa, Europe, North America, Asia and Middle East.

WHAT SPONSORS SAY ABOUT WORLD AI SHOW

Don’t take our word for it — see what all the buzz is about!

HERE’S WHAT ATTENDEES SAY ABOUT OUR EVENTS

I saw a lot of interesting topics at the show that was needed to focus on the UAE market

Engg. Ibrahim Raml
CEO, SAAED

The delegates at the event were some of the smartest individuals we’ve met

Elizabeth De Freitas
Cyber Security Middle East Regional Head, DARKTRACE

World AI Show has great insights and it is certainly worth your time

Kelvin Wong
Sr Assistant Director, Ministry of Communications and Information

I’m glad to be a part of this show

SAIF ALDARMAKI
Director of Corporate Support, DED, UAE

The event engaged us and motivated us to continue doing business in our respective field

MADHUKAR CHATURVEDI
Director – IT, Oasis Investment Company LLC

HERE’S WHAT ATTENDEES SAY ABOUT OUR EVENTS

I saw a lot of interesting topics at the show that was needed to focus on the UAE market

Engg. Ibrahim Raml
CEO, SAAED

The delegates at the event were some of the smartest individuals we’ve met

Elizabeth De Freitas
Cyber Security Middle East
Regional Head, DARKTRACE

World AI Show has great insights and it is certainly worth your time

Kelvin Wong
Sr Assistant Director,
Ministry of Communications and Information

I’m glad to be a part of this show

SAIF ALDARMAKI
Director of Corporate Support,
DED, UAE

The event engaged us and motivated us to continue doing business in our respective field

MADHUKAR CHATURVEDI
Director – IT,
Oasis Investment Company LLC

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

HEADLINE SPONSOR

STRATEGIC BANKING PARTNER

GOLD SPONSORS

EXCLUSIVE INSURANCE PARTNER

SILVER SPONSORS

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

EXCLUSIVE FINANCIAL & IT ADVISORY PARTNER

OFFICIAL BROADBAND PARTNER

BRONZE SPONSORS

STARTUP EXHIBITORS

DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNER

COMMUNITY PARTNER

BROADCAST MEDIA PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS

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KARIBU MAURITIUS

With a rising GDP of over $25 billion, Mauritius is ranked as one of the best-run countries in Sub Saharan Africa, while Port Louis the capital city, is positioned as the island nation’s cultural & economic epicenter because of its advancements in technology & infrastructure across diversified industry sectors.

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World AI Show is the launch pad for amazing opportunities ahead.
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