Tech Events in Africa: CSCON 19, The Blockchain Innovations & Investment Event, Apps Africa Awards, and Others this Week
Happy new week everyone! This week promises to be an interesting one for tech entrepreneurs, developers and enthusiasts with the wide array of tech/startup conferences and summits taking place across Africa. To help you find these events faster, we at Technext have compiled them for you.
These events will happen between November 11 – 16, 2019.
Apps Africa Awards
The 2019 winners of the Apps Africa Awards will be announced today. An annual awards ceremony to honour African innovators in the mobile and technology ecosystem, the event provides winners with industry recognition and publicity. And of the 70 startups nominated for various categories across Africa, 7 are from Nigeria.
Venue: Pier Place, Cape Town, South Africa.
Time: Monday, November 11, 2019.
Date: 6 PM.
Africa Future Summit (South Africa)
The world’s premier summit that brings together 250 global delegates – investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls – to accelerate developments within Africa’s tech ecosystem towards addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and positively accelerating the future of Africa.
Venue: YMCA Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa.
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
Time: 10 am.
CSCON 19 – Inventing The Future
The Computer Students Conference is a gathering of students in the ‘tech sphere’ to provide viable and sustainable solutions to contemporary developmental issues confronting developing countries in the area of Information Technology.
The event will bring together people from the fields of Computer Science, Computer Engineering and other related fields, from across Nigerian institutions.
Venue: Conference Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Osun.
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Time: 9 AM.
You can be a part of it here.
Blockchain Rwanda Meetup
Cryptocurrency continues to gain ground around the world, as there are a lot of interests in learning about blockchain and cryptos. And this event wants to bring together blockchain experts, practitioners, enthusiasts and beginners to learn, analyse, and learn about the world of blockchain.
Venue: Digital Transformation Center, Rwanda.
Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
Time: 6 pm.
You can be a part here.
The Blockchain Innovations & Investments Event
This platform wants to connect you to the Blockchain startups, enterprises, developers, investors and crypto-enthusiasts in Lagos, Nigeria. This is to help drive the future of the Blockchain and cryptocurrency in the country. It creates space to forge partnerships, provide investment opportunities to startups and help with the sourcing of talents.
Venue: Lekki, Lagos.
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019.
Time: 9 AM.
Kotlin Night Yola
The first of its kind, the Kotlin Night Yola wants to bring together newbies, enthusiasts of the programming langue and Kotliners. This is to share tips, network and hold talks on related technologies.
Venue: Babz lounge, Yola, Adamawa.
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 4 PM.
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