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
    STELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS
    Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies
    Republic of South Africa
    Ms 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 BRAGA
    ALEX BRAGA
    Artist
    A 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 RICH
    LJ RICH
    Inventor, BBC "Click" Presenter
    BBC News
    With 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.

Hourly Schedule

18:30 - 19:15
Leaders Roundtable ‘People in AI’
Speaker:
STELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS
19:30 - 20:30
Artistic Performances: AI powered visions for a sustainable future
Speakers:
ALEX BRAGA , LJ RICH
STELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS
STELLA TEMBISA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS
Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies
Leaders Roundtable ‘People in AI’ & Artistic Performances: AI powered visions for a sustainable future
ALEX BRAGA
ALEX BRAGA
Artist
Leaders Roundtable ‘People in AI’ & Artistic Performances: AI powered visions for a sustainable future
LJ RICH
LJ RICH
Inventor, BBC "Click" Presenter
Leaders Roundtable ‘People in AI’ & Artistic Performances: AI powered visions for a sustainable future

Date

23 Sep 2020

Time

18:30 - 21:00
Room XIX

Location

Room XIX
Palais des Nations, Pregny Gate, Avenue de la Paix 12, 1202 Genève
Sessions

Topics

Creativity,
Inclusivity