Tech Events this Week: Connecting Africa Webinar, Financial Inclusion Conference and Others

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Hi guys, trust you had a refreshing weekend. There are several interesting events lined up this week in the African tech scene. However, most industry events are still billed to hold virtually owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have curated a list of top tech events holding this week for your consideration. The events listed below come up between October 19 – 24, 2020.

Connecting Africa Webinar

On Tuesday, Events Ethiopia will be hosting a webinar on communication in Africa. The webinar consists of two sections the first will be a discussion on the changing landscape of comunication in Africa.

During the session, experts are going to evaluate the rise of OTT services in Sub-Saharan Africa and how it is expected to revolutionise the viewer experience.

The second session will look at how to enter the digital market. During the session, experts will deliberate on what the current key players need to do to stay relevant in the FTA space

Kindly find below the details:

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM

You can join the webinar using this link

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Sustainable Mobility in Africa

The AVERE Africa Initiative will be combining with the uYilo e-Mobility Programme to host a joint webinar on Sustainable Mobility in Africa.

During the webinar, experts will discuss the best ways in which Africa can harness the opportunities to move towards sustainable transport across the continent in ways that boost the competitiveness of its industries.

The event will host Rob de Jong, Head of the Air Quality and Mobility Unit, Economy Division, UN Environment and Serge Kamuhinda, Director, Business Development for Africa, Volkswagen among others

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can register for the webinar here.

Broadband Africa Webinar

On Thursday, Africa CEO Forum in partnership with Huawei will be hosting a webinar on delivering broadband for African CEOs, members of executive committees, legal directors and financial directors of large African companies.

During the webinar, experts will discuss steps that should be taken to achieve universal access to broadband connectivity in Africa. It will also look at how technology could help African countries to emerge stronger in a post-COVID world.

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The event will be moderated by Eleni Giokos, Business Correspondent, CNN, and will host dignitaries and experts like Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission; HOU Tao, Vice President, Huawei, and Christopher Geerdts, Principal Analyst for Broadband Practice, BMIT.

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM

You can register for the webinar here.

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Reopening schools in Nigeria amidst COVID-19

With the federal government and ASUU deep in negotiation, university resumption seems imminent. This week, IDC insights will be hosting a webinar to discuss what innovations can be used to keep the learning environment safe when schools reopen amidst COVID-19.

This webinar will share adoptable approaches to safely reopen Nigerian schools amidst COVID-19. It will also share measures for decision-makers to accelerate learning, make up for educational losses, and drive student equity.

The event will host Dr. Adedeji Adeniran is the Director of Education, Governance research at CSEA; Dr. Folake Olatunji-David, Director Educational Planning, Research, and Development Department of the Federal Ministry of Education among others.

Kindly find below the details:

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM

You can join the webinar using this link

Financial Inclusion Leaders Virtual Conference 2020

On Thursday, the Africa Financial Inclusion Conference (AFIC) 2020 will hold virtually. The event will bring together fintech players from across Kenya and Africa to discuss the challenges and the new opportunities in driving financial inclusion across Africa.

During the conference, experts will deliberate on the role of development funding and aid in driving Financial Inclusion, financial health and ecosystem drivers that enable prosperity through health inclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other conversation points include fintech innovations addressing unbanked customers, driving financial inclusion in agriculture and the role women play in accelerating financial inclusion among women through data.

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can register for the webinar here.

That’s all from us guys. Follow us to get more exciting updates on webinars and events next week. Have a great week ahead!


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