Samsung to train over 100 UAE residents in AI at second Samsung Innovation Campus

Samsung to train over 100 UAE residents in AI at second Samsung Innovation Campus

Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced the final list of 108 candidates for the second edition of the Samsung Innovation Campus, shortlisted from an initial pool of 780 youth applicants representing 20 nationalities from across the UAE.

Held under the theme of ‘Together for Tomorrow! Enabling People’, the Innovation Campus brings Samsung’s signature AI course in partnership with the UAE’s Office of AI and the National Programme for Coders. This initiative aligns with UAE’s National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031, which seeks to transform the UAE into a world leader in AI by investing in people and industries that are key to mission success.

The three-month virtual course will provide the perfect platform for determined learners with a STEAM background (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) to build on their knowledge of Machine Learning (ML) and establish a strong understanding of AI fundamentals and its related applications. Renowned AI experts, Christophe Zoghbi and Mrad Sleiman, will teach and mentor the students.

Shafi Alam, Head of Direct to Consumer Business & Corporate Marketing at Samsung Gulf Electronics said: “Artificial Intelligence will impact every sector of our society. This evolution is driving unprecedented demand for AI skills in countries such as the UAE, where Digital Transformation is accelerating. As a long-term digital partner to the country’s public and private sectors, Samsung is committed to supporting these goals by leveraging our expertise and technologies”

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