Pie & AI: Mogadishu – Introduction to AI and Machine Learning

An introduction to AI and Machine Learning

About this Event

Pie & AI is a series of deeplearning.ai meetups independently hosted by community groups. This event is hosted by Ilays Technologies in collaboration with HIPAD Institute. Special thanks to their support!

This Pie & AI session – Introduction AI and Machine Learning (ML) is a good starting point for anyone who wants to start learning Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. It is a good introduction for aspiring Data Scientists and Business Decision makers.

In this session, we will introduce the essential principles of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), as well as gain a high-level understanding of their components. At the end of the session, you will be able to identify the concepts of AI and ML in addition to their essential approaches. You will learn about the latest tools and resources available to help you to start learning AI and ML.

Who Should Attend:

Computer Science students and graduates and Business Decision Makers


Ali Omar: Ali Omar has a Master’s of Business Administration from California State University, Fresno in collaboration with Somali Institute of Development Administration and Management (SIDAM) and Bsc in Electrical Engineering from Somali National University, Mogadishu-Somalia. He has worked in the information technology field for over 30 years. Starting as teaching assistant and progressing to lecturer at SIDAM. Ali Omar briefly relocated to Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and worked IKEA as an Accounting Information Technology specialist in 1992 before Ali Omar moved to Raleigh, NC USA in 1995. Ali Omar has worked for International Business Machines (IBM) at Research Triangle Pak, NC 1995 to 2014 and retired from IBM in 2014. In 2014 Ali Omar returned to Somalia and joined Federal Government of Somalia to support the recovery process and become Chief of Staff of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed. Ali Omar is currently a member of Somali Federal Parliament and likes to do volunteer work in the community.

Event time: Mogadishu 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm on June 23rd.

Topics will cover:

  • What is AI and what is Machine Learning
  • AI Terminology, Machine Learning, Deep Learning
  • The potential of AI and Machine Learning
  • Examples of applied Machine Learning
  • Which tools/resources are available for learning AI and Machine Learning?
  • What is next?

How to join the event online:

If you are interested, email us: hipadinstitute@gmail.com We will send you the online access link before the event.

Course Promo Code

After the webinar, we will provide a limited course promo code for attendees who complete a post-event survey sent by deeplearning.ai after the event. The code is for 50% off first-month subscription to any of deeplearning.ai’s courses on Coursera.

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