Tech Events in Africa: Epic Hour, MoDiTECH 2019, eLearning Africa and Others

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Happy new week everyone! The exciting thing about a new week is the burst of energy running through you as you look forward to various opportunities in the week. And as a tech enthusiast, startup founder, events are one sure place you can network and get access to opportunities.

Which is why we at Technext have helped you compile a list of tech events happening around that you might want to be a part of. These events come up between October 21 – 26, 2019.

Haktoberfest Bonny Island

Hacktoberfest Bonny Island takes place during the month-long celebration of open-source software.

This edition is open to developers, tech enthusiasts and startups with an interest in the tech ecosystem of the state who want to contribute to the open source space.

Venue: Cedars Productivity Hub, Bonny, Rivers.

Date: Wednesday, 23 – Thursday, 24, October 2019.

Time: 12 PM.

Women in Tech Africa-Kenya Chapter 

The third Women in Tech Week will be held in Nairobi this week. Themed “Scaling Technology in Africa”, the event will include talks, panel discussions and workshops around Women, Leadership, Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the African Continent.

Venue: Pinetree Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya.

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Time: 2 PM.

You can be a part of it here.

eLearning Africa

A networking event for ICT supported education, training and skills development in Africa, eLearning Africa is in its 14th edition. The event brings together high-level policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government.

This is to forge an alliance of stakeholders committed to the future of education in Africa.

Venue: Hotel Ivoire Sofitel, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Date: Wednesday, 23 – Friday, 25, October 2019.

You can be a part of it here.

Epic Hour

An event for the Lagos tech community to learn and network, Epic Hour brings individuals with specific knowledge of the industry to speak to participants.

For this October edition, Epic Hour will be featuring Adewale Yusuf, Founder/CEO of Techpoint.africa, to talk about the importance of media in building Nigeria’s tech startup ecosystem.

Venue: Hub One, Yaba, Lagos.

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019.

Time: 5 pm.

You can click here to be a part of it.

Cyber Security Meet Up – Lagos

This is a quarterly discussion on many topics in cyber security aimed at helping attendees and enthusiasts increase their experience through knowledge sharing and networking.

Vital issues in cyber security will be discussed and contributions will be taken from attenders. The event is open to everyone who is involved or has an interest in cyber security.

Venue: Inlaks Limited, VI, Lagos.

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to attend.

MoDiTECH 2019

Techeconomy has organised the maiden edition of the Mobile and Disruptive Technology Forum 2019 (ModiTECH’19).

Themed “The power of Digital Services”, it provides a platform for tech stakeholders to discuss the economic impacts and the disruptive potentials of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Robotics, in Nigeria.

Venue: Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, VI, Lagos.

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Time: 9 am.

You can register to attend here.

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