Tech events this week: Africa Mobility Conference 1.0, Free ICT Bootcamp + more

Afeez Odunoye
Tech events this week: *Africa Mobility Conference 1.0 | *Free ICT Bootcamp | *Become a Software Developer | *Edves Catalyst
Africa Mobility Conference 1.0

What are you most excited about as we start a fresh week? As you give this some thought, we believe you should know about tech events this week.

Why do we share tech events every week? Tech plays such vital roles as easing processes and saving time and effort across different areas of our lives. So, it’s just as important to list these events and draw you closer to the solutions they inspire and make happen.

These are the tech events happening around us this week: May 30 – June 4, 2022.

Africa Mobility Conference 1.0

Africa Mobility Conference 1.0 will provide stakeholders with the opportunity to deepen conversations around policy, infrastructure financing, and tech mobility.

During the event, stakeholders will discuss policy formulation, infrastructure financing and tech innovation, all culminating in recommendations to be made available to various affected mobility regulatory agencies across Africa.

Tech events this week: Africa Mobility Conference 1.0
Tech events this week: Africa Mobility Conference 1.0 holds June 2. The Mobility Platform

Africa Mobility Conference is an annual event organised by The Mobility Conference Platform with participants and speakers from Africa and other parts of the world.

The conference will feature six sessions, with contributions and insights coming from 10 guest speakers. Participants will also get to connect with pan-African stakeholders and top players in the industry.

Date: June 2, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM WAT

Venue: Eko Hotels & Suites, Plot 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Register for the first-of-its-kind industry conference here.

Free ICT Bootcamp

ICT is increasingly becoming lucrative and changing the way we do things. As ICT continues to evolve, our lives and activities also adapt.

What’s more? The opportunities available to us to create wealth and jobs are also affected by the transformations in ICT.

Tech events this week: Free ICT Bootcamp is scheduled to hold in Abuja on June 4. Collett Academy

Like in the developed world, there are millions of opportunities available in ICT in Nigeria and many parts of Africa. However, burgeoning human populations, abject poverty, lack of infrastructure, acute unemployment/job losses and lack of personnel stand as obstacles to maximising potential.

With the understanding of the problems, young people can learn and utilise ICT knowledge and skills to engage and empower Nigerians. The bootcamp will expose participants to the abundant lucrative opportunities available in ICT and specialisation from the over 30 ICT roles in today’s world.

Also, Collett Academy is making use of the Bootcamp to prepare participants for fresh ICT courses scheduled for August 2022. Beyond, the Bootcamp will establish why participants should pick up an interest in learning ICT and how to make a living out of it.

Date: June 4, 2022

Time: 10 AM WAT

Venue: COLLETT Gmek Ausbildner Nr.4, King’s Close, beside CBN Quarters, New Karu, Abuja.

Register to attend the training here.

Become a Software Developer

Are you a resident in Lagos? Do you have a LASRRA ID? Are you between 18 – 35 years old? Will you be available for a FREE 10 weeks of on-site training, with a 3 months internship/job placement?

Tech events to attend this week: Become a Software Developer starts May 30. Innkeeper

Then, the Become a Software Developer opportunity is for you. With the programme, you will gain insights to start your professional software developer journey.

The training is fully sponsored by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and the US African Development Fund (USADF) in partnership with 8thGear and Innkeeper.

Become a Software Developer is open to Lagos residents with LASRRA IDs, between the ages of 18-35. SSCE holders and those who have completed their NYSC are encouraged to apply.

Date: May 30, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM WAT

Venue: 11, Colin Onabule Crescent, Ikeja.

Register to start your software developer journey here.

Edves Catalyst 2022

The Catalyst Summit is an annual Edtech and Non-Edtech Conference for Primary and Secondary school leaders, aimed at bringing together over 5,000 Educators, Administrators, School owners, Parents and other stakeholders both online and offline across six African countries to discuss actionable ways to enhance quality education delivery while prioritising technology.

The goal this year is to discuss ‘Learning Outcomes’ of Students with thought leaders in the industry, proffering both Edtech & Non-Edtech solutions to the challenges associated with the need to evaluate the skills and abilities individual students should possess and demonstrate upon completion of a learning experience or a sequence of learning experiences.

Tech events this week: Edves Catalyst 2022 will bring together education stakeholders from across Africa. Edves Catalyst

Edves Catayst Summit holds from June 3 – 4 in Lagos.

Time: 9 AM

Venue: D’Podium International Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.

Register to attend the summit here.

That’s all for tech events this week…see you at these events!

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