Infrastructure For AI Conference

About The Conference

Artificial Intelligence brings about enormous benefit to enterprise organizations: AI has the power to transform many businesses and industries from manufacturing, finance, retail to telecommunication media etc. However, there are questions as to how to build enterprise infrastructure essential to support the development and deployment of artificial intelligence;

  • How to build suitable infrastructure for AI?
  • Data Center Readiness for AI.
  • On-Prem or Cloud Data Storage?
  • What Computing Power do you need?
  • What about security concerns?
  • Finding cost effective infrastructure.
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Event Schedule

13:30 - 14:00 SAST

Attendees are free to join any table and move from one table to the other for a meet and greet before the conference starts.

14:00 - 14:10 SAST
14:10 - 14:35 SAST
Session Topic:

AI workloads and data pipelines have unique infrastructure requirements. So how can you craft the right architecture for your AI data storage?
Storage for AI and big data simplifies your infrastructure with optimized solutions for different stages of the AI journey to drive greater insight, value, and competitive advantage from data.

  • - Simplify your journey to AI with a comprehensive data and AI portfolio
  • - Build an AI infrastructure for modern solutions, from edge to core to cloud
  • - Enable easier multicloud and container connectivity with integration to IBM Cloud Pak for Data and IBM Storage Suite for IBM Cloud Paks

14:35 - 14:55 SAST

AI strategy for everyone that looks to unfold what is required for this ecosystem of everyone to survive the transitioning into society 5.0 Values of trust in the age of AI against humanity need for survival.

14:55 - 15:20 SAST

Chelsea will be presenting on Audience Insights technology and how to effectively leverage the power of social data in order to gain better insights into your audiences. We’re going to be unpacking traditional market research methods, and then looking at how AI and social listening are giving brands a competitive advantage when it comes to understanding the audiences that matter to them.

15:20 - 15:40 SAST

In this presentation, Kevin shows how AI has moved from the exclusive realm of the enterprise and is now available, affordable and accessible for companies of all sizes. By providing demo’s and use cases, you will see several avenues to get started on your AI journey for your company. This exciting presentation will leave you fired up and ready to move forward in the world of AI and leverage public cloud for your businesses competitive advantage.

15.40 - 16:10 SAST

  1. 1. Clare Matthes, Business Owner (Moderator)
  2. 2. Lavina Ramkissoon, Director, Advisor, Conscious Creator
  3. 3. Randy Arseneau , IBM Global Market Development Executive
  4. 4. Kevin Derman, Chief Executive Officer @
  5. 5. Dr. Makaziwe Makamba, 4IR Research Expert at DCDT

16:10 - 16:15 SAST
16:15 - 17:00 SAST

Our Speakers

Chelsea Nothard

Managing Director @Meltwater

Lavina Ramkissoon

Director, Advisor, Conscious Creator

Kevin Derman

Chief Executive Officer

Clare Matthes

Business Owner

Randy Arseneau

Global Market Development Executive @IBM

Dr Makaziwe Makamba

4IR Research Expert

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