Tech Events this Week: Workstation Blockchain Week, Figma Africa AMA Session, Bridging the Gap and More


Hi there! It’s a new week once again and its loaded with a number of tech events you wouldn’t want to miss. As usual, we at Technext, have curated a list of upcoming events that you might want to be a part of.

This list includes tech events coming up between September 10th and 15th, 2018.

Workstation Blockchain Week

Organised by co-working space, Workstation, the event is designed to give beginners a high-level introduction to Blockchain and get them to really understand, provide them with the tools, access, and resources to guide them. The week-long workshop is designed in a way that it starts from the foundation and builds on that knowledge base for a proper understanding.

The first 2 days would be for foundational classes and the rest for more specialized classes on aspects of the space the individual would like to operate in or be a part of, whether as developers, traders or business entrepreneurs.

Venue: Workstation, 7, Ibiyinka Olorunbe close, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Date: Monday, Sep 10th –Saturday, Sep 15th, 2018.

Time: 12 pm.

You can click here to register.

Bridging the Gap: Connecting Entrepreneurs to Developers & Designers

This conference is aimed at convening developers, designers, corporate partners, investors, and entrepreneurs to bridge the gap between entrepreneurs and the tech community. Great ideas will fail to reach their full potential in today’s environment without connecting to the tech ecosystem. And so the event is designed to help pick through the barriers to communication with industry professionals to share ways to overcome these barriers battling the tech ecosystem of Nigeria.

Venue: IBM Innovation Center, Victoria Island, Lagos

Date: Friday, September 14th, 2018.

Time: 6 pm.

You can click here to register.

Introduction to Virtual Reality

This event is a VR | AR | MR Meetup organised for tech enthusiasts particular about Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality. The meetup is designed to provide professionals, technologists, artists, startups, and students, who are curious about and using VR/AR technology in innovative ways, with more learning and development opportunities.

Venue: ICT Lab C, IMO State University

Date: Thursday, 13th September, 2018.

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to get started.

Figma Africa AMA Session

The 14th edition of an AMA Session on the Figma Africa Slack group will be discussing having discussions centered around User Onboarding and Best Practices and will be hosting the great Mariam Braimah, a Product Designer with Netflix. As usual, a well-designed user onboarding could be all a product needs to increase its adoption rate.

Venue: It would be online, so interested participants can join them on Slack using this link –

Date: Friday, 14th September, 2018.

Time: 4 pm.

African Youth Entrepreneurship Summit 2018

Themed “Fostering Technology with Entrepreneur” main Goal of the summit is to create a space that bring different stakeholders to deliberate and charter an effective course of action of entrepreneurship and actors across the continent on strategies to uphold and strengthen entrepreneurship values through technology.

Venue: University of Benin, Edo State.

Date: Friday 14th – Saturday 15th September 2018.

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to register.

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