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iHub By Joseph / June 12, 2010

BarCamp Nairobi 2010: Day 1 Introduction


Morning Session

BarCamp Nairobi kicked off today with participants arriving as early as 8:30am. The event began with Erik Hersman of Ushahidi welcoming everyone for the event, and announcing the day’s activities.

Erik Hersman welcoming the guests

Phares Kariuki, organizing team, BarCamp Nairobi kicktarted the morning session by announcing the registration of the participants, and voting  of presentations. The early birds got a free bags, and BarCamp Nairobi T-shirts. First off to present was Mikel Maron of Map Kibera, with an interesting take on Kibera and Mapping.

Mikel Maron of Map Kibera explaining a point

Tonee Ndungu introduced the next session with his trademark humor , leaving the audience entertained. A  presentation from Geo Tube followed by a short break between 11:00 and 11:30 a.m , with Pete from Pete’s Coffee House serving great coffee. Thanks Pete!

Pete at Pete's Coffee House doing what he does best-Coffee

Paul kukubo, C.E.O Kenya ICT Board gave a talk on government and transparency, while Kaburo Kobia, Local Digital Content Manager also at Kenya ICT Board mentioned a bit about the recent grant announcement by the Kenya ICT Board.

Participants listening keenly

Author : Joseph

A USIU trained journalist & an aspiring animator Joseph thrives behind the camera. He is a still photography and videography aficionado. Joe is currently the director/editor behind African Tech Bits, an iHub production that features start ups in the tech scene. This Canonite can mostly be seen at the iHub in the company of his Canon 550D.

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  • aviko oloo at 10:04:02AM Monday, June 14, 2010

    hey,thanks for the events and the drinks :) a lot of exposure and networking..but am a bit concern with the Tonee Ndungu link over their on the article,it leads to a joomla installation window :(


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