Virtual Tech Events this Week: Startup Development, IoT, True Data Transformation Webinar and others

Hi guys, welcome to the new month. With COVID-19 infection rate still on the increase, physical events are still banned. However, there is still a number of virtual tech events across the tech space you can attend.

We have compiled a list of them for you. These events come up between June 1 – 6, 2020.

Startup developments, funding and investor landscape in Nigeria

This event wants to discuss interesting startup developments, funding and the investor landscape in Nigeria during the COVID-19 era. The discussion will focus on the type of funding and investor and peculiarities to the Nigerian market and the development in start-up financing.

The discussion will be hosted by Daniel Merki, Head of Competence Center, Innovation and Start-ups. The company is a Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Time: 11 AM.

You can be part of the events here.

MEL professional seminar on Adaptive tools

The current coronavirus pandemic has forced societies globally to adapt and respond rapidly to the shifting landscape. This event wants to help monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), professionals understand how adaptive programs ‘adapted’ to the ongoing changes, and what adaptive approaches and tools can be used to monitor, evaluate and document learnings.

To mark its 2020 gLOCAL Evaluation Week, the Partnerships to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL) is hosting a digital event for MEL personnel in adaptive programmes, INGOs, NGOs, the private and public sectors in Nigeria.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Time: 10 AM.

If you are interested in MEL, you can be a part of the event here.

Utility in Nigeria

Utilities across countries with low energy access like Nigeria face a number of challenges in delivering on the mandates of affordable, reliable energy.

The webinar themed ‘Utilities 2.0: Better Services, Better Connections’ aims to engage researchers and utility experts working in Nigeria and Uganda on the lessons they have learned on the field.

This webinar is an opportunity to engage directly with the researchers and utility experts working in two case study countries: Nigeria and Uganda. Attendees would also learn lessons from the field.

The event will feature Florence Nsubuga, COO, Umeme Ltd, Pradeep Pursnani, CEO, Konexa, James Sherwood, Principal, Rocky Mountain Institute among others.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Time: 5 PM.

You can be part of the events here.

True data transformation webinar

This event wants to help people and businesses understand how to leverage data to enable true data transformation by diagnosing the fundamental elements of data literacy. SPE Lagos, the society of petroleum engineers in Lagos is holding a webinar to teach experts how to enable true data transformation.

The webinar will feature Oladipo Ashafa, Digital Business Opportunity Manager at Royal Dutch Shell.

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020

Time: 11:30 AM.

You can be part of the events here.

IoT Webinar

With Internet of Things (IoT) becoming more popular in the world, it is important for people to understand how it affects our everyday life. The Nigerian-German Centre for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration in partnership with Genius Business School is holding a 5-day course to help people understand the fundamentals of IoT.

Date: Monday, June 1, 2020 – Friday, June 5, 2020

Time: 10 AM.

Interested in IoT, apply to join here!

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