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EVENTS

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Barcamp Nairobi 2014Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 30th August 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Nairobi’s premier technology event is back for 2014! The 8th Barcamp Nairobi will be held on Saturday, 30th August, 2014.  Click HERE to register.Barcamp is produced by Skunkworks Kenya – a disruptive collective of Kenya’s best looking and best skilled techies – and will be jointly hosted for the 2nd year by iHub, Nailab and m:La

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Tech Meets Conservation 08RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 28th August 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Join us this coming Thursday 28th August from 06:00 - 07:30PM for an intense and engaging conversation on the state of energy management in Kenya at all levels; from domestic to national. (Grab your ticket HERE) Themed How much energy are you losing?, we will be discussing the state of energy management in Kenya, a subject often touched on but probably not as well-unde

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Forum - The intersection between mobile and big dataRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 27th August 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

Solstice Mobile, a leading mobile development organization based in Chicago and New York, will present technologies and strategies to help organizations explore how they can harness the power of new technologies such as the Internet of Things, beacons and wearables – creating a sensor-connected world and enabling the new user engagement. (Click HERE to register)  

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NRBUZZ: DRONES FOR AGRICULTURAL MONITORING IN KENYAAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 24th August 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

This month’s session of iHub’s Nairobi Research Buzz (#NRBuzz) will focus on the potential use of drones to autonomously capture images in agricultural fields as a substitute for field agricultural extension officers (who can be quite scarce in Kenya). The session will be led by Dr. Nicolas Jouandeau and Lawrence Nderu (JKUAT) who form part of a research working group at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agr

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ENTREPRENEURS FORUM #4RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 23rd August 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Entrepreneurship Forums are thought stimulating, status quo challenging and potentially revolutionary. Click HERE to register. The forum is open to all, not just people in tech (despite being held at the iHub) hosted in conjuction with ChaseBank. We will discuss Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Paul Muthaura, the CMA Chief Executive will speak. 

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Art meets Tech roundtableRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 21st August 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 9:00pm

Art Meets Tech, a round-table discussion that explores how the visual arts and technology can work together for social commentary and tackling issues in our country. Click HERE to register. COME JOIN PANELISTS IN AN ENGAGING THOUGHT PROVOKING DISCUSSION!

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Afroes Game Design ChallengeRSVP

  • Venue: iHub UX lab, NA
  • Date: Thursday 21st August 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 3:00pm

Afroes will be hosting a Design Lab to come up with a game that communicates the concept of digital jobs as an option for employment. We would like you to invite you to take part in this brainstorm which will take place place at the iHub UX Lab from 9am to 2pm. CLICK HERE to register. The final solution will be open sourced, which means the code will be available for you and the rest of the tech commun

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FIRESIDE CHAT: RENAUD VISAGE (EVENTBRITE FOUNDER)RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 11th August 2014
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

On Monday, 11th August 2014, from 5:00 pm the iHub is pleased to host Renaud Visage, (@renaudvisage) co founder and CTO of Eventbrite for a fireside chat (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER) hosted by Juliana Rotich, founder of Ushahidi 

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Google #40 Forward iHub ForumAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 8th August 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

Google #40 Forward initiative is a discussion on mentorship and support networks for women in tech and techpreneurship, women's stereotyping in tech and a discussion on the trends in the tech scene for women.

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Sinapis SME Entrepreneurship Training WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 6th August 2014
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

Sinapis will be offering a free business training workshop on Wednesday 6th August 2014, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the iHub. Click HERE to register. The training will give you practical business skills on how to discover and validate who your customers is, using lean methodologies and actual tools to test and continually iterate different hypothesis till you have it spot

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Wireless Wednesday - How to use mobile technology to improve education outcomesRSVP

  • Venue: other_venue, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 6th August 2014
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

m:lab East Africa will be hosting a meetup dubbed “Wireless Wednesday” on Education on 6th August 2014 at m:lab East Africa. Click HERE to register. Wireless Wednesday is an informal meetup aimed at giving the different stakeholders in the education sector a platform to share their thoughts on how to grow the regional education technology (ed

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PHP User GroupAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 5th August 2014 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 6:30pm

This is THE group for anyone who is interested in the really cool stuff that PHP has to offer. Come let us discuss about interfaces, traits, namespaces, dependency injection, HHVM and much much more. There will be something for PHP Developers of all skill levels. We're looking forward to collaboratively improving our skill set and putting our community on the map.

Meet ups will be held on the first Tuesday of every month at the iHub Community Space 4th Floor starting 5th August 20

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Tech Meets Conservation 07RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 31st July 2014 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

In a bid to continue informing the tech community about opportunities for them in the conservation space, we shall be having our next meetup this Thursday, 31st Julyfrom 06:30 – 07:30PM. The theme for this edition will be Wildlife Tech – is it viable?as we discuss what exactly tech can (or can’t) do for the fight to save our wildlife. To g

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Wireless WednesdayRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, NA
  • Date: Wednesday 30th July 2014
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Mobile technology has the tools and the capability of reaching farmers, providing them with the needed information and potentially link them up with the markets, locally and internationally. But do farmers know this?Or is it that technology is too far from them? What is missing? Information sharing along the agricultural value chain has been broken for a while now.   Can technology be used to improve or encourage information sharing and communication within the agricultural value ch

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The Kenya Lean SeriesRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 29th July 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

The aim of running a Kenyan Lean series is to bring more startups in the Kenyan startup space together to share their learnings on product development and increase the speed of learning in the ecosystem. We believe there is a wealth of knowledge in our startup eco-system and we want to help startups leverage on this to build great companies. We are holding the first event at iHub, 

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The OLX ExperienceAll iHub members

  • Venue: other_venue, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 25th July 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) and OLX are set to host The Experience this coming Friday, 25th July at the Nailab.

The Experience is a monthly meet-up where corporate get to let the public know about the products and services they offer.

This will be the second Experience OLX will have at the Nailab. At the last event, the company got to reveal how the site works and makes money. They also released a report on the value of unused goods in

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Wireless Wednesday - Opportunities and Challenges for Adoption of mHealth Solutions in KenyaRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, NA
  • Date: Wednesday 23rd July 2014
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

m:lab East Africa will host Wireless Wednesday meetup on Health on 23th July 2014. The meetup is a two hour mobile for Health forum where mobile app developers meet industry practitioners to exchange views on the challenges in the health sector and how they could be addressed through mobile phone technology.

Click HERE to register.

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ENTREPRENEURS FORUM #3RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th July 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Entrepreneurship Forums are thought stimulating, status quo challenging and potentially revolutionary. The forum is open to all, not just people in tech (despite being held at the iHub) hosted in conjuction with ChaseBank. Click HERE to register.

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#FailFaire Nairobi - Mishaps. Mistakes. MigrainesRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 17th July 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

After last year's wildly succesful #FailFaire we are excited to invite you to a second #FailFaire in Nairobi, featuring leading and emerging voices from organizations, enterprises, activists and artists who are working towards social impact including Sanergy, Microsoft, IRC, Tatua Kenya, CISP, Paula Kahumbu and Sitawa Namwalie.

Some of our best ideas and important learnings are coming from our biggest failures. We want to create a space in which all of us who are interested in mak

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Demystifying Information Security & Careers in InfosecRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 15th July 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

Kenya is in the middle of a technological evolution, with widespread digitisation of information taking hold of individuals and corporations alike. However, little is being done to secure our communications and lives in the digital world. Click HERE to register. AkiraChix has teamed up with a set of information security specialists to host an invigorating dis

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AMI Self Management TrainingRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 12th July 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:30pm

The next self-management training will be on Tuesday, August 12, 2014,  from 9:00 AM-4:30 PMat the iHub. For Kshs. 3400 only (Ksh. 1000 down payment before the day of training and the remainder on the material date covering training, snacks and lunch), you can be part of the next AMI learning lab experience, “Success at work in 21st century Africa”. You will need to bring a laptop and set of ea

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Job Hunting 4 Techies 101RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 9th July 2014 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

All you need to know to navigate the tech hiring scene. Getting a job – be it at a startup, large corporation, or as a freelancer, may seem daunting. We've got you covered. Join us at the Job Hunting 4 Techies 101 event, hosted by Duma Works, to learn the tricks and tips to get hired. 

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TECH4AFRICA 2014 AT THE IHUBRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 1st July 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Tech4Africa is a one day event focusing on deep technical workshops and sessions for practitioners, and then engaging talks which impart knowledge, perspective, African context and inspiration. HERE. To attend kindly register HERE.

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MONEY MANAGEMENT TRAINING PART 1RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 30th June 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

The African Management Institute is pleased to annouce the next Money Management training at the iHub. You ask, who should be part of this training? The African Management Initiative has developed a curriculum that is specially tailored for those who don’t have a finance background but want to have a strong grasp on the finances of their businesses and the financial decisions made. Th

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Startupland ScreeningRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 27th June 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 6:30pm

Join your entrepreneurial community at iHub to be among the first in the world to view the first episode of Startupland. In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, World Bank, and UP Global.
Startupland is a documentary series, the first of its kind, that followed five founders through a startup accelerator to show what it takes to start a company, and to succeed in growing and sustaining a business. Featuring interviews with world famous founders and investors (including the fo

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