College of Agriculture, Engineering
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Tech Talk – Microsoft


Priya Naidoo – MEA University Recruiter | Global Talent Acquisition
Bio: Priya is passionate about youth development and has the pleasure of ensuring the efficiency of Microsoft’s assessment and offer process, as well as acting as the intern programme manager.

Dushan Padayachee – Senior Azure Specialist
Topic: Microsoft FarmBeats: AI, Edge & IoT for Agriculture
Synopsis: Our goal is to enable data-driven farming. We believe that data, coupled with the farmer’s knowledge and intuition about his or her farm, can help increase farm productivity, and also help reduce costs. However, getting data from the farm is extremely difficult since there is often no power in the field, or Internet in the farms. As part of the FarmBeats project, we are building several unique solutions to solve these problems using low-cost sensors, drones, and vision and machine learning algorithms.

Samar Eldairy
Topic: University Recruitment
Bio: MEA Finder who is responsible for the sourcing and attraction of new talents
in the Middle East & Africa.


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19 10 22


12:00 - 13:00

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