Tech Events this Week: Women in Tech Week, .NET Conf 2018, CFA’s Startups Hangout and More

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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 compilation includes tech events coming up between September 17th and 22nd, 2018.

Women in Tech Week (WiTW) – Lagos Chapter

The annual Women in Tech Week (WiTW) Festival is designed to make it possible for Women in Tech Africa (founded by Ethel Cofie, a Ghanaian IT professional) to achieve its goal of supporting female leadership, entrepreneurship and creating a pipeline for girls to choose technology.

The Week brings together women and girls in the fields of technology and entrepreneurship and provides a platform to interact, network and share ideas in Technology, Entrepreneurship, Work-life balance, and Leadership.

Taking place in 19 countries simultaneously, the week-long event would be including an accelerator, bootcamp, several training events as well as the annual WiTW festival.

Venue: 1. NG_Hub by Facebook (Location for the 5-day event).

2. Zone Tech Park (Location for the WiTW festival )

Date: Tuesday 18th – Saturday 22nd, September 2018.

Time: 5 pm. daily.

You can click here to apply.

Lagos .NET Conf 2018

.NET Conf is a 3-day virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. Attendees would have access to live sessions of streaming that feature speakers from the community and .NET product teams. The Nigerian session is powered by Brainiacs STEM & Robotics and would be focusing on .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, .NET cloud development with Azure, Machine Learning & AI with .NET, .NET open source projects, Azure.

Venue: Brainiacs Innovation Hub, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Time: 11 am.

You can click here to register.

Ibadan .NET Meetup

Organised by Nestsquare in partnership with Frontia Media, the .NET Conf 2018 – Ibadan Edition is open for Nigerian Front-end and back-end developers to come and explore new technologies on how to build and use AzureCloud, Progressive Web Apps, VSCode all in addition to .NET technologies.

NET Conf is an annual online event showcasing many of these advancements and capabilities of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio set of tools.

Venue: Nestsquare office, Ibadan.

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Time: 11 am.

You can click here to register.

Hardware Nigeria Community (HNC) – Lagos Meetup

The HNC’s Quarterly meetup and speaker series will feature the coming together of Hardware enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, makers, everyone in the hardware space to exchange knowledge, ideas, tools, technologies, and business tips for hardware development.

Themed ‘Exploring Rapid Prototyping’, it will feature talks on Mold Making, use of 3D printers and CNC machines(for both mechanical parts and PCB milling) amongst others to rapidly develop products. The meetup will also feature a startup spotlight session to showcase, products being developed by startups in the ecosystem.

Venue: GE, Lagos Garage Bish, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Time: 11 am.

You can click here to register.

Nigeria Com

Nigeria Com is a platform for accelerating Nigeria’s digital economy. Designed to bring together over 500+ technology and telecommunications leaders, 40+ inspirational speakers and a 52% operator attendance. Built around telecommunications networks and infrastructure, Nigeria Com has evolved into the most influential gathering of TMT leaders focused on bringing new digital services to the people and businesses of Nigeria.

Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

Date: Wednesday, 19th – Thursday, 20th September 2018.

Time: 8 am.

You can register here.

CFA’s Startups Hangout

CFA’s Startups Hangout is a platform where entrepreneurs meet, network, learn and grow. It is designed to help startups succeed. This is the 17th edition of the event and it would be featuring Chuma Ezirim, Group Head, eBusiness, FirstBank.

Themed ‘Leveraging on Institutional Support to Scale’, the event is free but registration is compulsory.

Venue: Place, GRA-Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Thursday 20th September 2018

Time: 5 pm.

You can click here to register.

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