Tech Events in Africa: Nerds Unite, Open Source Festival and #CodeZone

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It’s a new week and another opportunity to meet up with like-minded people, become better in your chosen field and seal those deals for your startup. And we at TechNext want to help with a list of tech events happening around you this week.

These events come up between February 17 – 22, 2020.

Open Source Festival 2020

A 3-day event, the Open Source Festival wants to bring together student delegates, developers, designers and corporate organizations to discuss and create awareness on open-sourced developer tools.

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Being its maiden edition, the event is going to be a forum for networking. It will also feature workshops on the latest happenings in technology as well as the growth of open source in Africa.

Venue: Zone Tech Park, Lagos, Nigeria.

Date: Thursday, 20th – Saturday, 22nd February, 2020.

Time: 8 AM.

You can register here.

African StartUp Innovation Summit 2020

The African Startup Innovation Summit 2020 wants to address the specific needs of the African startup community.

The summit will include workshops and talks by experts and experienced entrepreneurs who understand the African context within a global perspective.

Venue: Azure Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020.

Time: 9 AM.

Nerds Unite

An annual tech conference for the Nigerian IT community, Nerds Unite brings together the most innovative tech minds through conferences, exhibitions, breakout sessions and networking activities.

The theme for #NerdsUnite2020 is: Enabling the Digital Economy. The event promises to expose guests to the latest radical technologies available for Nigerian businesses.

Venue: Lagos, Nigeria.

Date: Friday, February 21st, 2020.

#CodeZone

#CodeZone is a monthly gathering of software engineering enthusiasts who are interested in benefiting from shared knowledge in the industry.

Tech Events in Africa: Nerds Unite, Open Source Festival and #CodeZone

Venue: Andela Kigali Office, Rwanda.

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020.

Time: 1 PM

Hacker Village

The #HackerVillage is a practical session aimed at imparting knowledge on the different Cybersecurity methodologies of approaching problems.

Tech Events in Africa: Nerds Unite, Open Source Festival and #CodeZone

The event wants focus on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT).

Venue: Bazaar Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya.

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020.

Time: 10 AM.

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