African Computer Vision Summer School (ACVSS)


The African Computer Vision Summer School (AVCSS) will unite outstanding African students and researchers with leading computer vision and AI experts, complementing existing initiatives like the Deep Learning Indaba (DLI), to offer equitable access to foundational and advanced computer vision algorithms.

The ten days summer school will feature top-notch computer vision speakers who will teach a group of students chosen based on merit and diversity from across Africa. The location will vary annually within Africa, and the inaugural occurence will be held in July 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya (see Attend).

The on-site educational program will include lectures and practical sessions. Within the curriculum, emphasis will be placed on the importance of ethical considerations, geometry and math, deep learning and AI, and on seeding knowledge for multiple generations of students by coaching participants educational leadership (see Program).

The organizing committee comprises advisors and leading researchers from distinguished academic labs and major tech industries, bringing experiences in organizing African and international events (see below)