Tech events this week: Apple WWDC21, Economic Growth Webinar and Others

Hi guys, trust you had an enjoyable weekend. To help start the new week on a great note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between June 7 – 12, 2021.

Apple WWDC 2021

Apple’s annual developer extravaganza, the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), is coming up this week.

The event will kick off with the keynote presentation on Monday by 6PM

Like last year, WWDC will be an entirely digital and online-only event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means the intro will probably be a produced video highlighting everything Apple has in store.

Tech events this week: Apple WWDC21, Economic Growth Webinar & Others

Some of the new developments expected at the event include changes to iOS, iPadOS, macOS, & its other operating systems and possibly new MacBook Pro models.

Date: Monday, June 7, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM

You can join the conference for free here.

Economic Growth Webinar

This week, Connecting Africa and Africa Tech Festival will be hosting a digital symposium on how digital infrastructure investment can drive economic growth.

Uniting tech and talent to connect Africa’s next billion internet users

The event is sponsored by Huawei and will be featuring Michel Fraisse from Huawei to speak on sustainable routes to electrification and the role of Green ICT in infrastructure.

Other webinar topics include Building Africa’s Digital Infrastructure Backbone: 2021 & Beyond; Accelerating the Journey to a 5G-enabled Continent and The Rise of the African Data Centre.

Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 & Thursday, June 10, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM

You can register for the digital symposium here.

Women Powering Tech Webinar

On Friday, Africa Fintech Foundry will be hosting a webinar titled Women Powering Tech, focused on driving diversity in the African tech industry.

Tech events this week: Apple WWDC21, Economic Growth Webinar & Others

The event will feature Colette Otusheso, Head, Accelerate Tv; Teju Ajani, Managing Director, Apple inc. Nigeria; Simileoluwa Afolabi-Jumbo, Lead Trainer, SQl babe, Paystack amongst others.

Date: Friday, June 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 2hrs 30 minutes

You can register for the webinar here.

MTN Annual General Meeting

This Monday, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for its members. and shareholders.

The company will present the audited financial statement for the year ended December 31st 2020. It will also declare dividend among other latest developments in the company.

Tech events this week: Apple WWDC21, Economic Growth Webinar & Others

Date: Monday, June 7, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Rooftop Event Hall, MTN Plaza, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos.

ETCIO Spectrum Science and Tech Webinar

This week, NxtGen Infinite Datacentre & ETCIO are hosting the Economics Times Spectrum Business and Technology virtual conclave.

Themed – Era Of Iterative Innovation, the event will discuss issues around unlocking growth & resilience through iterative innovation, building a business that never sleeps.

Tech events this week: Apple WWDC21, Economic Growth Webinar & Others

It will also look at the pandemic from the eyes of born-digital companies and how businesses put innovation into overdrive.

The event will host experts and professionals like DR. RS Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, National Health Authority (NHA) Government of India; Miao Song, Global Chief Information Officer, Petcare, MARS; Ganesh Lakshminarayanan, CEO, Enterprise Business, Airtel Business amongst others.

Date: Thursday, 10 – Friday, June 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM

You can register for the event here.

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

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