Tech events this week: IoT West Africa, The Catalyst 1.0 + more

Afeez Odunoye
IoT West Africa, The Catalyst 1.0 are some of the tech events happening this week across Nigeria.
IoT West Africa Conference and Exhibition 2022 holds in Lagos from June 21 – 23.

It’s a fresh start and a perfect time to share tech events this week from across Nigeria.

Why do we share tech events every week? Tech enhances existing ways of getting things done and saves 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 we recommend you attend this week: June 20 – June 25, 2022.

IOT West Africa Conference & Exhibition

IOT West Africa is a summit where contemporary discussions on the Internet of things, along with Big Data, meet insights on Artificial Intelligence.

The 3-day event aims to explore and highlight the game-changing technologies, dazzling innovations and provide participants with a platform to explore the latest developments and best practices within IOT.

IOT West Africa is also the place to claim your stake as a preferred supplier, loyal supporter, and technology forerunner.

Tech event this week: IOT West Africa aims to explore and highlight the game-changing technologies in the IoT space.
Tech event this week: IOT West Africa aims to explore and highlight the game-changing technologies in the IoT space.


This edition features 30 Industry Leaders and global experts from companies like Shell, Jumia, IOT Africa Networks, NITDA, Microsoft Africa Development Centre, IHS, Mdxi Data Centres, in an insightful program which will be held alongside a the IOT exhibition with over leading companies showcasing their products and services, and generating meetings with thousands of invested industry professionals.

IoT West Africa continues to address the needs of companies seeking to showcase their innovative solutions and new technologies, and supports the development of new business and partnerships to benefit Sub Saharan Africa’s Digital economy.

The technology showcase event explores the latest in technologies across eight focused sectors from leading companies. Whether you are looking to source new solutions, secure distribution or build a partnership, IOT West Africa offers all over 3 days.

Date: June 21 – 23, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM WAT

Venue: Plot 2 & 3, Water Corporation Dr, Victoria Island, Lagos.  

Register to attend the event here.

The Catalyst 1.0

How can we drive innovations for a better future through technology? This is the BIG question speakers will seek to answer at The Catalyst 1.0.

The year is 2022, and it is safe to say we are living in a technology world already. There is no going back. It is our responsibility to make sure that we drive innovations that bring about positive change for a better future.


In the The Catalyst 1.0: “How can we Drive Innovations for a better future through technology” moderators will sit down with industry experts to discuss ways to bring about these innovations and birth ideas that would cut across industries, while also opening the door to future in-depth discussions that would be the primary drivers for change.

Tech events this week: The Catalyst 1.0 aims to harness ideas for a better future through technology.

Invited panelists include; Olabinjo Adeniran, the Co-Founder of Future Africa, Solomon Ayodele, the Head of Innovation at ALAT by Wema, Ayo Michael Olufemi, the Director of Technology and Innovation at LifeBank Global, and Damilola Teidi, the Director of Startup Support at CcHUB.

The Catalyst 1.0 holds this Thursday, June 23.

Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM WAT

Venue: 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos.

Register here to attend The Catalyst 1.0.

Digivation Africa Summit

The summit is a platform to articulate issues and equip millennials and future generations interested in building innovations.

At the one-day event, participants will gain exposure to the intersection that binds Technology, Innovation and Governance.

Tech events this week: Digivation Africa seeks to enlighten participants’ understanding of the evolution of digital technologies in Nigeria.

The Digivation Africa Future Summit is a first of its kind conference with a platform anchored to articulate issues, share thought-provoking presentations and insights from prominent speakers. The discussions will enlighten and challenge attendees’ understanding of the evolution of digital technologies in Nigeria.

Participants will also learn from industry thought leaders and critical policy makers, gain insights into the potentials and future of innovative technology landscape, and hear from pioneers that are changing the future, by simply daring to think differently!

Date: June 22, 2022

Time:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM WAT

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 38-40 Isaac John Street, GRA, Ikeja.

Interested participants can grab their tickets here.

Seedbuilders Data Program 2.0

Have you been looking for an opportunity to learn and venture into Data Science & AI as a career?

At the Seedbuilders Data Program 2.0, you will learn these skills for FREE.

Tech events this week: Seedbuilders Data Program 2.0 is a free-to-attend training for individuals seeking to learn Data Science & AI.


The Seedbuilders Data Program 2.0 is an avenue for individuals to build their knowledge base and understanding of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. The training will feature intensive classes over a 2-day period: June 22-23, 2022.

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM WAT

Venue- 6A Embu Street, off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja

Register for the training here.


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