Tech Events this Week: Social Media Week Hangout, AfricArena Tour and More
It’s a new week loaded with a number of events you wouldn’t want to miss. We, at Technext, have curated a list of upcoming tech events that you might want to be a part of.
This list includes tech events coming up between July 16th and 21st, 2018.
Social Media Week Hangout
The Social Media Week Hangout is a day-long conference that is aimed at bringing together key industry stakeholders, students, and the general public to discuss issues that are important for the modern and a connected world while charting a course for the future. Targeted at being the largest tech business conference in the South-western region of Nigeria, it will be attracting some of the region’s future leaders and thinkers, top brands, professionals, learners, the government, and creative minds.
Venue: Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State.
Date: Tue. 17th – Wed. 18th, 2018.
Time: 8:30 am.
Registration is N1000. You can click here to get started.
AfricArena Tour – Lagos
AfricArena would be touring Lagos for a pitch event to select the best startups that would take part in a grand finale on 15 & 16 November in Capetown. Startups would be given 3 mins to pitch innovative solutions to pressing challenges in the travel and energy sectors. The event would also feature a panel discussion with stakeholders of the tech ecosystem.
The AfricArena "Pitch for Africa" Tour continues!
After Nairobi, Viva Technology, New York City and Casablanca, our team's next stop is Lagos. JOIN US for our pre-selection pitch competition, Wednesday 18th July, from 3PM at MEST Africa Lagos. RSVP here: https://t.co/elFvalNSoq pic.twitter.com/7Hsdi2ZBRg
— AfricArena (@AfricArena2018) July 13, 2018
Venue: MEST Lagos, 19b Adeyemi Lawanson Road, Lagos.
Date: Wed. 18th, 2018
Time: 3 pm.
You can click here to attend.
IBM Analytics Session
The initiative, “IBM Digital – Nation Africa” is a programme that would be using cloud-based learning platforms designed to train African youths on analytics and it’s use cases in different industries to help them build innovative solutions.
Are you looking into learning the skills of the future? Look no further. @IBM is running “IBM Digital – Nation Africa”, a cloud-based learning platform designed to provide free skills development programs to the youth https://t.co/Ydb4NO3weM pic.twitter.com/JW3wJpIhuc
— Kenya CIC (@KenyaCIC) May 28, 2018
Venue: IBM Innovation Center, Churchgate Street, Lagos.
Date: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Time: 12 pm.
Figma X GitHub Lagos Hackathon
The Figma & GitHub Hackathon 2018 is organized for Designers and developers/coders to compete and collaborate as a member of a team to come up with an idea and turn it into a functioning prototype. The Figma x GitHub hackathon is targeted at designers and developers using both Figma & GitHub tools.
Are you a Designer or Developer? Get Ready to Participate in the Figma & GitHub Lagos Hackathonhttps://t.co/hGXSdCViwL
— David Afolayan (@aforisms_) June 27, 2018
Venue: MEST Incubator Lagos, 19B Adeyemi Lawson St Ikoyi, Lagos.
Date: Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd July 2018.
Time: 9 am.
You can click here to register
If any of these events appeal to you, feel free to be a part of it.
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