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Transforming Political Campaigns: How AI and Big Data Amplify Voter Engagement and Shape Political Campaigns in Africa

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Addressing Low Political Participation

Underscoring the invaluable role of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in increased citizens’ participation in elections. By leveraging these tools, we aim to rejuvenate voter interest and amplify youth engagement in public life, thereby guaranteeing economic stability.

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January Expo Day

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January Deliberation Commissions (Invite only)
Day 1

Agenda Highlights

Bringing together global experts in these fields, as well as political parties and leaders from across Africa.

Heads of State

Distinguished leaders discuss their visions, the challenges faced, and the transformative role of technology in political participation.

AI in Political Campaigns

Exploring the pivotal role of Artificial Intelligence in shaping modern political campaigns and bolstering African economies.


AI & Big Data in Political Campaigns

Understanding the monumental shift brought about by data analytics in the political realm and its role in enhancing voter engagement.

AI & Political Communication

Understanding the monumental shift brought about by data analytics in the political realm and its role in enhancing voter engagement.

Regulating AI in Political Campaigns

Understanding the monumental shift brought about by data analytics in the political realm and its role in enhancing voter engagement.

speakers

These experts will inspire you to create the future

Our speakers are political leaders, experts, change-makers, and entrepreneurs in political campaigns.

Abisola Owolawi

Facilitator - AI in Political Campaigns

Prof. Rachel K. Gibson

Panelist - AI in Political Campaigns

Philip Thigo

Panelist - AI in Political Campaigns

Dr. Momar Dieng

Facilitator - AI & Big Data in Political Campaigns

Prof. Deborah Hughes Hallet

Panelist - AI & Big Data in Political Campaigns

Gbenga Sesan

Panelist - AI & Big Data in Political Campaigns

Prof. Robert Mattes

Panelist - AI & Big Data in Political Campaigns

Dr. Sithembile Mbete

Dr. Sithembile Mbete

Political Scientist & Researcher

Barry Manandi

Barry Manandi

Prominent Figure in Media, Marketing, and Sports

Prof. Boniface Dulani

Prof. Boniface Dulani

Associate Professor of Political Science

Prof. Bruce Schneier

Prof. Bruce Schneier

Security Technologist, Author, Lecturer

Prof. Attahiru Mahammadu Jega

Prof. Attahiru Mahammadu Jega

Distinguished Professor, Former Chairman of Nigeria’s INEC

Alberto Fernandez Gibaja

Alberto Fernandez Gibaja

Head of International IDEA Digitalization and Democracy Program

Paul Ndiho

Paul Ndiho

Uganda-American Multimedia Journalist

Dr. Delta Ndou

Dr. Delta Ndou

Communications and Campaigns Specialist

Dr. Solomon Dersso

Dr. Solomon Dersso

Scholar and Analyst of Peace and Security

Mosotho Simon Moepya

Mosotho Simon Moepya

Member- Electoral Commission of South Africa.

Dr. Roba D. Sharamo

Dr. Roba D. Sharamo

Esteemed Regional Director for the Africa and West Asia Programme at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.

Lisa Reppell

Lisa Reppell

Senior Global Social Media and Disinformation Specialist at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).

Patience Zanelie Chiradza

Patience Zanelie Chiradza

Director for Governance and Conflict Prevention at the African Union.

Sponsors

An event of this magnitude would not be possible without the support of our partners.

IPE Hackathon

A year long initiative where technology meets political campaigns