Thriving in an AI-Dominated World: Fireside Chat with Umar Adam I, Ph.D: Abuja, Nigeria

Jan 26, 1:00 – 4:30 PM

Fireside chat with Dr Umar from Nile University: AI's role in shaping Africa's future Get your tickets, limited numbers available.


About this event

Join us for an engaging conversation as Dr. Umar from Nile University shares valuable perspectives on navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by the rise of artificial intelligence. Don't miss this opportunity to equip yourself with essential insights for a successful future in an AI-dominated world. 

Dr. Umar Adam Ibrahim, Ph.D., is an accomplished academician, researcher, and startup advisor, holding a BSc in Computer Engineering, an MSc, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. His research expertise centers on Natural Language Processing, with a specific emphasis on Speech Recognition and its diverse applications.

Certified as an AI practitioner and recognized as a mentor for startup and STEM activities, Dr. Umar is a passionate advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. His commitment extends to areas such as providing quality education, fostering industry and innovation, and addressing climate change, showcasing a holistic approach to societal impact.

Dr. Umar is an active member of the IEEE community, contributing significantly in various roles. Currently serving as the Secretary of IEEE Young Professional Nigeria, Web Lead for the IEEE R8 Entrepreneurship Committee, and Ambassador for IEEE TV, he has left a lasting imprint on initiatives like Google Developer Student Clubs and IEEE Entrepreneurship and Initiative Week.

His distinguished leadership qualities and contributions have earned him accolades and awards, affirming his commitment to excellence. Engage with Dr. Umar in our Fireside Chat, where he will share valuable insights on navigating an AI-dominated world.

Brief Introduction:

  • Speaker presentation.
  • Overview of the impact of AI on industries and societies.
  • Importance of preparing for an AI-dominated future.
  • Interactive Q&A Session by Moderator.
  • Audience Engagement.


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  • Dr Umar Adam I. Ph.D

    Nile University


  • Ahmad Bature Muhammad

    Innovation Ecosystem Engagement ONDI/NITDA

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