LEADERS ROUNDTABLE & ARTISTIC PERFORMANCES
Leaders Roundtable ‘People in AI’ & Artistic Performances: AI powered visions for a sustainable future
Speakers, Panelists and Moderators
STELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS Minister of Communications and Digital TechnologiesRepublic of South AfricaSTELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMSMinister of Communications and Digital TechnologiesRepublic of South AfricaMs Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is the Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies in the Republic of South Africa. The Minister is well versed on digital transformation issues, understanding that to drive the country’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) response; partnerships, skills development and capacity building for the youth, entrepreneurs, government employees and citizens must be at the helm of all interventions. Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams is a digital transformation champion, having served eight years in the ICT industry as a member of the executive. Her academic qualifications include, amongst others, a CTO Diploma in Telecommunications and Management Systems and Project Management Diploma.
ALEX BRAGAArtistA talent and obsession for classical and electronic music has led the sensitive and scientific mind of Alex Braga to start a journey with his own Artificial Intelligence project (A-MINT), one which surveys the newest territories in music. With an Ethical drive which has anticipated and will guide the evolution of A.I., Alex Braga brings A-MINT to SXSW in 2020 just as his music, the “Spleen Machine” EP is due to be released worldwide in the spring via 7K! / !K7 Music. The show will be a multisensorial(audio-visual), unique, organic and futuristic performance where the artist (Human) will work interdependently with the Technology (A.I.) to create a series of new musical pathways.
LJ RICHInventor, BBC "Click" PresenterBBC NewsWith an ear for music and an eye for trends, LJ Rich is Click's social media veteran who is always on the lookout for the latest memes. After reading music at Oxford, she has monitored emerging concepts in consumer electronics for over a decade, with particular interest in audio innovations and quirky gadgets. When offline, LJ composes and analyses music. She is fascinated by language and loves to travel. She also writes restaurant reviews.
- 18:30 - 19:15
- Leaders Roundtable ‘People in AI’
Speaker:STELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS