Tech Events in Africa: SATx, Entrepreneurs On the Move, Abuja Blockchain and Digital Assets Conference 2019


Hi everyone. Happy New Week, and Happy Nigerian Independence Day in advance. As usual, we at Technext have compiled a list of tech events in Africa you may want to be a part of this week. These events come up between Monday 30, September and Saturday 5, October.

SATx – Bayelsa State Science and Technology Expo 2019

Organised by Bayelsa State, SATx is a statewide interschool competition for students across a number of disciplines which will feature tech ideas and innovations. Helping to stimulate the growth of innovations in the state.

Venue: Bishop Dimieari Grammar School, Yenogoa, Beyesa.

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to be part of it.

Women in Tech

Mettā Nairobi brings you the 16th edition of the “Women-In” series. The event will bring together a panel of successful women in the tech industry to look at the great strides they have made over the years and to empower the next generation.

Venue: Mettā Nairobi, 14 Riverside Drive, Nairobi.

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Time: 6 pm.

Entrepreneurs On the Move

A GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation and The Land of African Business organised programme, the event will serve as a platform to build the capacity of selected entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and enablers and mobilise key stakeholders within the tech ecosystem.

Venue: Chambre de Commerce and Hôtel Pullman, Plateau, Abidjan

Date: Wednesday 2 – Friday 4, October, 2019.

Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019

The eighth edition of the Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019, will be happening this week. The event will feature experts, industry stakeholders, thought leaders and the academia to converge and brainstorm on how blockchain can be leveraged by the Nigeria government and her agencies for improved public service delivery.

The two day event is themed – The Blockchain Trust Architecture for Governance and Public Service, and will be featuring panel discussion segments, project presentations, a hackathon, and workshops.

Venue: Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Abuja.

Date: Friday 4 – Saturday 5, October 2019.

You can click here to attend.

Rave’d Up Students Hackathon

The Rave’d Up Student Hackathon is a program for students in tertiary institutions across Africa.

This first edition will hold at the University of Lagos (Unilag), with the idea being to provide them with the resources and tools needed to build amazing products and solutions with Rave by Flutterwave.

Venue: Julius Berger Hall, Unilag, Lagos.

Date: Friday 4 – Saturday 5, October 2019.

Time: 10 am on Friday.

Cyber Security Meet-Up, Abuja

This is a quarterly meetup to discuss various topics in the cyber security world with an aim of helping attendees and enthusiasts increase their experience through knowledge sharing and networking.

For this edition, the event is themed – Aviation, the Machine and Cybersecurity, and important issues in cyber security will be discussed and contributions will be taken from anyone willing to participate. The event is open to everyone who is involved or has an interest in cyber security.

Venue: Ventures Park, Asokoro, Abuja.

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019.

Time: 12 pm.

You can click here to attend.

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