Tech Events this Week: Summer of Code, Big Data in Politics, African Youth Entrepreneurship Summit, 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 30th and August 5th, 2018.
Enugu Summer of Code and Robotics
Enugu summer of code and robotics is a project-based, computer training for children to teach them different areas of technology. These Includes 3D Printing, Laser Engraving, Game Design, Robotic, Building of Radio, Web Design and Sports. There would also be a Demo Day where parents would present their projects to parents.
You don't need to think about summer programmes for your children, Summer of Code 2018 is here and happening live in Enugu City. pic.twitter.com/bJRckz3DhY
— Evelyn Dabonor (@Edabonor) July 26, 2018
Venue: 5 First Avenue, Enugu
Date: Mon. 30th July – Sat. 1st September 2018.
Time: 9:30 am.
The course is priced at N20,000 and you can get registered here.
Big Data in Politics/Governance
The Big In Politics is a seminar on how people can use technology to harness their power as mandates for any political aspirant, thoughts, and policies. It seeks to attract Political stakeholders, Industry stakeholders, Government stakeholders, The Media and Political Science students.
Here is a free invite to Learn about Big Data, it's application especially in Politics/Governance. See you there- CITC building, Wempco road Ikeja. July 31st, 11am. pic.twitter.com/7H0bIR6t4X
— Omolaye Chioma (@OChimoma) July 29, 2018
Venue: CITC Learning Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.
Date: Tuesday 31st July
Time: 11 am.
You can click here to register.
Cheetah Africa Launch – FinTech and Blockchain Conference
Cheetah Africa is a platform for Venture Capitalists and Investors across Africa to access the best of African ideas and innovations. It is a platform for emerging startups with innovative and realistic ideas and projects in the Fintech and Blockchain industry to get exposed to the industry stakeholders as well as provide an opportunity for these ideas and projects to get funded.
1. Introducing #CheetahAfrica
Lucky Uwakwe, ‘Gbenga Sesan, Anthony Lopez, others set for Cheetah Africa Launch.#CheetahAfrica is a non-profit that promotes the adoption and use of advanced technologies like the blockchain to see that Africa rises from underdevelopment. pic.twitter.com/27mJ9So10h
— Cheetah Africa (@cheetahafrica) July 29, 2018
Venue: BWC Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos
Date: Friday, 3rd August.
Time: 8 am.
You can click here to register
Kotlin Night Lagos
Kotlin Night is a meetup that includes talks on Kotlin and related technologies. Its for tech inclined people both newbies and professionals to the sweet kotlin programming language to discuss on Android and Server-side development with kotlin.
— Simi (@SimiAluko) July 24, 2018
Venue: Hotels.ng Office, Yaba, Lagos
Date: Saturday, 4th August 2018.
Time: 10 am.
DIGITEST is an annual creative camp and competition where young minds between the ages of 8 – 18 years are being equipped with the requisite Information and Communication skills to becoming valuable human manpower and asset that will drive the social and economic activities of the country.
Do you know that 11 makes a complete football team. #DIGITEST2018 is 11 days to go. Choose the right #summerbreak, Register for #DIGITEST, the ICT creative and competitive camp for young https://t.co/UVTVvxeI48 YOUR TICKET NOW! https://t.co/xWQqH5hHCy.@techpoint @EventbriteNg pic.twitter.com/iThvQwPo9s
— #DIGITEST2018 (@DigitalPeers) July 26, 2018
Venue: OAU International School, Osun.
Date: Sunday, 5th – Saturday 17th August 2018.
Time: 7 am.
If any of these events appeal to you, feel free to be a part of it.
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