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Axiata Digital Labs announces first ADL AI Summit

Axiata Digital Labs, Sri Lanka’s most innovative digital transformation enabler, announces the launch of its first-ever Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics event, the ADL AI Summit.

Scheduled to take place from the 18th to the 25th of September, this virtual, three-part event is geared towards those looking to grasp the fundamentals of AI, learn how to apply AI real-world business problems, and hear directly from industry leaders in the field of AI. The AI Summit will consist of the AI Workshop, the AI Hackathon, and the AI Forum.

Taking place on the 18th of September, the AI Workshop is a virtual, hands-on targeted for AI and Analytics enthusiasts to harness the power of AI and gain access to the data and tools needed to make their business goals a reality. This event will be followed by the AI Hackathon, a virtual, 24-hour event taking place from the 23rd of September where teams of 2-5 Data Scientists, AI Engineers, and others, will compete for over US$ 9000 in prizes by building end-to-end AI solutions that solve real-world business problems.

Finally, the AI Forum will take place on September 25, and give all participants the chance to hear from the innovators and pioneers in the world of AI, Machine Learning (ML), and Data Analytics.

Axiata Digital Labs CEO Thushera Kawdawatta said, “My team has designed a groundbreaking summit to bring together some of Asia’s most innovative pioneers in the field of AI to share their expertise and train the next generation of AI professionals. I want to extend my thanks to all our esteemed sponsors who partnered with us to make our first ever ADL AI Summit a success.”

“There is no industry that AI cannot augment and transform,” said Axiata Digital Labs Vice President of Engineering and Emerging Technology Namal Jayathilake. “The three-part event, curated by the AI and Analytics team at ADL, is uniquely designed to transform the skills and knowledge of any data-driven, AI and ML professionals hungry for knowledge.”

“As the head of the Analytics & AI practice at ADL, It is a pleasure to host the first-ever ADL AI Summit 2021, accelerating digital transformation through Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and Big data Analytics with industry experts and global giants in Southeast Asia,” said Axiata Digital Labs Senior Principal Architect - Data Science & Engineering Shanika Amarasoma.

“This event will enable data science and engineering experts to learn and explore the latest AI and digital technologies, including the latest cloud platforms by bringing together industry experts to discuss the newest trends in the AI and cloud era.”

Founded in 2019, Axiata Digital Labs is an innovative software service provider offering telco focused digital and IT services and solutions that enable individuals, enterprises, and society.

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