Tech Event this Week: PyCon Nigeria, Singapore Global Fintech Festival and Others

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Tech events to attend this week: Galaxy Unpacked 2022, Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022
Tech events to attend this week: Galaxy Unpacked 2022, Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022

Hi guys, It’s Monday again, a new opportunity to learn and explore in the world of Tech. To kickstart the week, we have curated a mixture of interesting virtual and physical events you can attend across the tech space.

The events come up between December 7 – 12, 2020.

MSME Capacity Building Training

On Tuesday, a capacity building training for medium and small business owners will be held at Wennovation Hub in Ibadan. The program is part of the Federal Government’s economic sustainability plan for COVID relief.

During the event, business owners will receive training on business development and financial literacy skills that will help them navigate and grow beyond the pandemic period.

Participant will also be taught how to access the survival fund.

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Location: 3rd Floor, Carlcare Building Queen Elizabeth Road II, Mokola, Oyo.
Time: 10:00 AM

You can register for the event here.

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PyCon Nigeria 2020

The fourth edition of the PyCon Nigeria conference will be held virtually this week.

The event which marks the annual gathering of the Nigerian Python community will be focused on using and developing the open-source Python programming language.

PyCon Nigeria, Singapore Global Fintech Festival

During the event, topics like “Digital Entrepreneurship to Transform Communities”, “The science of FAIR data” and “Analytics and Expectations from the Business Community” will be discussed.

The conference will host Olubayo Adekanmbi, MTN Nigeria, Guido van Rossum, Microsoft, Lorena Mesa, Python Software Foundation, Yomi Akinyemi, KPMG Nigeria among others.

Date: Tuesday, December 8 – Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM

You can register for the conference here.

Singapore Global Fintech Festival 2020

This week, global tech leaders, fintech experts and financial enthusiasts will be gathering for the Singapore Fintech Festival. The festival will focus on how to get society back on its feet and support pandemic recovery.

Some of the highlights of the festival will be an online exhibition, Online workshops and demos, online networking, business matchmaking and meetings as well as physical events in FinTech hubs around the world

The event will host over 600 world leaders including Bill Gates; Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft; and Jane Fraser, CEO Citigroup among others.

Date: Monday, December 7 – Friday, December 11, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM

You can get a pass for the festival here.

Suggested read: Number of Nigerian Developers on Git-Hub Grew by 65% in 2020

Tech Startup Skills

On Tuesday, The NestHub Incubator in partnership with IBM and Hyper Protect Accelerator will be hosting a Tech Startup skills session. During the session, participants will learn more about product-market fit and identifying a startup’s target market. There will also be discussions and a hands-on session on enterprise computing with IBM Z.

Apart from that, there will be a discussion about IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator: what is it, how can you apply, what industries are in our scope, what are the deadlines, what are the benefits for startup founders, and why would a startup benefit.

The event will host IBM Z’s Chief Penguin, Melissa Sassi who heads up StudentX & Entrepreneur Experience within IBM Z and Phila Phungula, IBM Z Developer Advocate – MEA.

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM

You can register for the event here.

JAMstack Lagos

Next Saturday, a virtual on JAMstack Lagos will hold. During the session participants will learn about how to get started with JAMstacks.

Other highlights include insights into how to build websites with Eleventy, TiolwindCSS, AlpineJS and Headless CMS.

The event will host Olubisi Idris and Joel Varty

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM

You can register for the virtual event here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a great week ahead!


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