Here are 6 other major tech events to plan to attend in November

Godfrey Elimian
Tech events to attend this week: GAT Summit 2022 and more
Tech events to attend this week…

As a tech enthusiast, you probably made a new year resolution at the beginning of the year to build a network of techies or even be part of a community where you share ideas, Well, November is here, how has that decision come for you?

One of the ways we try to help our readers is to bring them up-to-date with information on tech events that are happening around them, which might help them meet major players and like minds in the space.

If you are in that category of persons that have been thinking of these niched events to attend in November, don’t worry, we have got you covered. Here are 6 major tech events taking place in Africa that you would not want to miss.

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Tech events to attend this November

Below is a brief about each.

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Techpoint’s Fintech summit

The Fintech Summit, which is being hosted by Techpoint Africa, with the theme ‘The Fintech in Everything,’ will bring together some of the brightest minds in finance, fintech, blockchain, academia, and the regulatory space to share insights and provide answers to your questions.

The Fintech summit ’22

It will feature engaging and thought-provoking discussions on critical areas of fintech such as financial inclusion, embedded finance, DeFi, and regulations, among others. There will be a Keynote address, debate, panel discussions, fireside chats, demos, and exhibitions.

Basically, anyone that has ever transacted in cash and cryptocurrency can attend the event.

The event will host notable fintech players like OPay’s Chief Legal Counsel Gbolahan Olayemi, Piggyvest co-founder Odunayo Eweniyi, Professor Olayinka David-West of Lagos Business School and many others.

See event details below:

  • Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM WAT daily
  • Venue: Four Points by Sheraton, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  • Register to attend the event here.

Tickets

  • General Badge (Early Bird): ₦2,000
  • General Badge: ₦4,000
  • VIP (Early bird): ₦30,000 (includes lunch with speakers, reserved seats, and exclusive access to the VIP room)

Tech Summit Nigeria

Tech Summit Nigeria is an event for Cloud and Mixed-Reality professionals & enthusiasts.

According to the organizers, the event is meant to bring a unique experience that will provide participants with insights from industry leaders around the world.  Also, the summit promises to expand the core skills of individuals who will have the opportunity to be inspired by other industry professionals at the event.

Tech Summit Nigeria 2022 - Tech events to attend in November
Tech Summit Nigeria 2022 – events to attend in November

The event which will be taking place at the Microsoft ADC office in Lagos is sponsored by Microsoft, elev8, Makintouch, Covenant Technologies and some others.

See event details below:

  • Date: Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 11, 2022
  • Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM WAT daily
  • Venue: Microsoft ADC, Lagos NG
  • Register to attend the event here.
  • Registration and attendance are free

Cyberchain Lagos 2022

As part of its goal, Cyberchain has been engaging Nigerians on the need for Cybersecurity best practices and ethical Blockchain adoption. According to the organizers, the event has directly imparted over 4,000 Nigerians spread across various states.

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Cyberchain is a decentralised, brand-neutral, people-focused ecosystem that promotes the ethical use of cybersecurity and blockchain.

The event brings together thought leaders, industry shapers and innovators in the Cybersecurity and Blockchain space under one spectrum to inform, educate, inspire, and position participants to be part of the transformation that blockchain technology is bringing to businesses Government and society.

Speakers include Mohammed Jega, founder, Domineum Blockchain, Williams Phelps, Investment Manager at Adaverse and many other industry experts.

See event details below:

  • Date: Sat, November 12, 2022
  • Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM WAT
  • Venue: The Strong Tower Hall 40 Alfred Rewane Road Lagos, LA 106104
  • Register to attend the event here.

The Nigeria & West Africa Trade Expo

The Nigerian and West African trade expo is a two-day expo enabling suppliers of local and imported goods to connect with wholesale buyers in Nigeria and across West Africa.

The Nigeria and West Africa trade expo

While also providing an opportunity for suppliers and buyers alike to network, develop business leads and share best practise, the event will explore possible ways in which the sector can be enhanced through the infusion of tech-driven innovations.

The event will afford brands interested in doing business in Nigeria and other parts of West Africa the platform to learn how to take advantage of the opportunities that come with doing business there while also forming potential alliances.

The event is being hosted by Wigmore Trading, and it has several interesting topics which will be discussed by the panel sessions, like:

  • The Future of Retail in Africa (representatives from the biggest Supermarkets in Nigeria/West Africa)
  • Trade Tech (particular focus on how tech is supporting the growth of trade, logistics and distribution in Nigeria)
  • Banking & FX, Import & Export Proceeds
  • Exporting from Africa to the rest of the world and some others

See event details below:

  • Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2023, 09:00 – Wed, 8 Nov 2023
  • Time: 09:00 AM (Tue) and 6:00 PM (Wed) WAT
  • Venue: Landmark Centre Water Corporation Drive #Plot 2 & 3 Annex, Victoria Island 106104
  • Register to attend the event here.
  • Registration cost $3 – $5

Lagos Digital Summit

The Lagos Digital Summit (LDS), is an annual event focused on the development and upskilling of digital media enthusiasts and business leaders.

The Lagos digital summit - Tech events to attend in November
The Lagos digital summit

The LSD was born out of the need to enable the meeting of brilliant minds and the emergence of ground-breaking concepts that will influence Nigeria’s digital landscape through stimulating dialogue and empowerment that pushes the limits of innovation in a variety of aspects of life.

The free-to-attend event is targeted at Brand & Communication Managers, Techprenuers, Digital Media strategists, SME Owners, founders, MDAs, FinTechs, Corporate bodies and the general public.

Some of the prominent figures that have delivered keynote addresses in its previous editions include Dr Joe Abah, George Omoraro, Segun Awosanya, and Taiwo-Kola Ogunlade.

Leading brands like Twitter, Bounce News, Google, Taxify (Now Bolt), PiggyVest, Farmcrowdy, Terragon Group, Flutterwave, and SPV Communications are just a few of the well-known firms that often host thought leaders as presenters at the event.

See more information below

  • Date: 25th November 2022
  • Time: 10:00 WAT
  • Venue: The zone tech park, Gbagada, Lagos
  • Register to attend the event here.
  • Registration and attendance are free.

ARM/DEVSUMMIT 2022

The ARM/DEV summit is a Live workshop from Arm and Industry experts. The event will take place virtually and is majorly for individuals and organizations developing and deploying Arm-based hardware.

ARM/DEVSUMMIT 2022

Notable companies that would be presenting at the summit include Google, Microsoft, AWS, Edge Impulse, Redhat and Oracle. Others include 56K, Cloud, Alif Semiconductor, Ampere Computing, Apex.ai, Balena.io, Bosch and many others.

ARMS comprises individuals already building IoTs, automotive, mobile, cloud and 5G solutions or any other leading-edge innovations.

More on the online event.

  • Date: November 8-9, 2022
  • Venue: Online
  • Register to attend the event for free here.


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