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Dot Net MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 28th August 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

One of the most criticized features of Visual Studio ever since it came out has been the ability, or lack and inadequacy thereof, of the IDE to integrate third-party unit testing libraries into it.

There are many views on which is the best time to write unit tests for software, some folks feel strongly that it should be after the software is written, but a growing number of people prefer writing unit tests before the production code is written. This approach is called Test Driven Dev

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BarCamp Nairobi 2013RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 24th August 2013
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

BarCamp Nairobi 2013 will be held on Saturday, 24th August, 2013 from 8am. The event will be co-hosted by the iHub, the Nailab, m:lab East Africa and SkunkWorks Kenya. The theme for Barcamp Nairobi 2013 is ‘The Next 50’. We aim to get the conversation going on where tech in Kenya will be in the next 50 years. As Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence this year, we have the unique and enviable opportunity to dream and contemplate what the next 50 years should look like and what rol

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Rho Mobile Developer WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 19th August 2013
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

Motorola Solutions launched the RhoMobile Suite application development framework in order to assist application partners who are faced with increasing complexity to support multiple mobile Operating systems in the market.

RhoMobile Developer Workshops will comprise of a set of free regional events, taking place at various easily accessible locations throughout EMEA.

Why Attend?

*Find out more about the RhoMobile Suite, developer tools and roadmap

*Learn

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MIT, Scholarships & Program in EntrepreneurshipRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th August 2013
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

William Guyster, the Fellowship Program Manager at MIT's Legatum Center is hosting a session in Nairobi. He will pitch about MIT, talk about application to the school and discuss MIT's plan to support the entrepreneurial activities of it's African students, specifically opportunities for tuition at MIT for those wishing to launch a for-profit business in Africa. Aspiring grad students in any discipline are invited.

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#FailFaire Nairobi 2013 RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 14th August 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

Lessons learnt from our mishaps, mistakes and migraines in 'doing good'.

Confirmed Speakers include: Honey Care Africa, Generation Rwanda, Sanergy, and Ashoka East Africa

Amani Institute and Sandbox Network Nairobi are delighted to present the first ever Nairobi #FailFaire 2013! Based on the original concept developed by mobileactive.org, our Nairobi version will look at stories of failure and lessons learnt for future success fr

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Launch of Legal Tools Tailored for the East African Market RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 7th August 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

The ANDE Legal Working group and member, Open Capital Advisors will launch 2 legal tools tailored for investors and entrepreneurs in East Africa. The investors guide and the entrepreneurs guide were developed using an ANDE Grant. This launch event will bring together investors, capacity developers, entrepreneurs and the legal fraternity to learn more about these tools and network.

This is an open event please RSVP here: 

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Is the Freemium model taking over premium in Entertainment?RSVP

  • Venue: , Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 31st July 2013
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

M:lab East Africa will host the first Wireless Wednesday on Entertainment themed "Is freemium model taking over premium in entertainment?" Mobile application developers, Ad Networks, Digital Agencies, gamers, animators and cartoonists, creatives, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the entertainment industry are all welcome to attend.


Venue - m:lab East Africa Balcony

Register here to attend:

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Nairobi Research Buzz: Entrepreneurship 101RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 30th July 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

iHub Research and Microsoft will host Entrepreneurship 101 a session that will bring together start-ups and established entrepreneurs to share their experiences in commercial & technical research plus development thematic based areas.

Come & learn from the entrepreneurs about:

*What lessons they have learnt? 

*What is their motivation? 

*How to understand your market? 

*How to secure funding for your startup? 

*Who s

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DISCUSSION ON THE DRAFT AFRICAN UNION CYBER SECURITY CONVENTIONRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 30th July 2013
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

A panel discussion on the Draft African Union Convention on the Confidence and Security in cyberspace, its implication and impact in Africa and the world.

The Draft Convention was developed jointly by African Union Commission and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.Its objective is to harmonize e-legislation related to e-transactions development,personal data protection, cyber security promotion and fight against cybercrime.

During the meeting, there will be a brief i

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The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Doing BusinessAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 17th July 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 9:00pm

As of 2012, the World Bank estimated that it took thirty-two (32) days to start and operate a business in Kenya compared to three (3) days in Rwanda, the lowest in the region. 

- How could this be for the lion of East Africa, the hub of information and communications technology?

- Are Kenyan government agencies hindering  the growth of business and the economy?

- Do business owners really need 'brokers' to facilitate business, e.g., registering a business, gettin

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Tech Meets Conservation Meetup: Nairobi Then & Now. Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 24th June 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:30pm

We intend to go through a revelatory journey through time, comparing our city as we know it today, with the one we once knew back in the day.  From the clean Nairobi River of once before to the grimy, dark shadow of a freshwater body we see now, we want to hear YOUR 2-min story about the tragic environmental changes you’ve witnessed in your time as a Nairobian. And we’ll piece them all together to make one story we can tell to all. 

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How to Build Your Career in Social EnterpriseRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th June 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

One Acre Fund welcomes “the next generation of social entrepreneurs” to an evening of networking, featuring a panel presentation on How to Build Your Career in Social Enterprise. - See more at: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/06/how-to-build-your-career-in-social-enterprise-tuesday-june-18-630-830-pm-ihub/#sthash.G5q1ZwhH.dpuf

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GDG Nairobi June MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 9th June 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Agenda:
+ Recap of Google I/O 2013 - first-hand tales from Anthony Nandaa
CS4HS Programme bootstrap at Starehe Boys Centre
+ Micro-barcamp
+ Discussion on GDG Nairobi's 2013 plans, where we are at, etc.

See you there! Lots of swag and snacks in the building :)

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Creative Commons SalonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 6th June 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

We will be talking about using technology as a democratizing tool, especially one that will level the playing field for education and opportunity in Kenya.  

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/05/creative-commons-salon-thursday-june-6th-5-730-pm-ihub/

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Visit by Jean-Philippe Courtois, President, Microsoft InternationalRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 4th June 2013
  • Starts: 4:15pm Ends: 5:45pm

Jean-Philippe Courtois will be at the iHub on Tuesday the 4th of June from 4.15pm to 5.45pm to speak to developers, students and bloggers on Microsoft’s plans to grow the developer ecosystem and its various partnerships.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/05/visit-by-jean-philippe-courtois-president-microsoft-int

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.NET Monthly MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 29th May 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

This month’s .NET meetup will happen on the 29th of May and will focus on Application Lifecycle Management.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/05/net-meetup-focus-on-application-lifecycle-management-wednesday-29th-may-6-730-pm-ihub/

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Social Enterprise Happy HourRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 28th May 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

One Acre Fund welcomes you to the next Social Entrepreneurship Happy Hour, with special guests Lindsay Stradley and Ani Vallabhaneni – co-Founders of Sanergy. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/05/social-entrepreneurship-happy-hour-featuring-sanergy-tuesday-28th-may-2013-630-830-pm-ihub/

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App Night @ iHubAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 27th May 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Showcasing new and exciting work coming out of the iHub

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NexGen 100 Man LAN BashAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00am

KAGE's monthly all-night gaming party is back!

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iHub CLOSED for Intel Android App LabRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 16th May 2013
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Open only to registered attendees

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Understanding The EdTech Ecosystem in KenyaAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 15th May 2013
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

m:lab East Africa in partnership with iHub and Intel, will for the first time host a Wireless Wednesday meetup on Education on 15th May 2013. The meetup is themed:Understanding The EdTech Ecosystem in Kenya. The meetupwill bring together stakeholders in the Education Sector to discuss and explore the EdTech ecosystem.

The meetup will be attended by stakeholders from the NGO, Government, Phone Manufacturers, Teachers, mobile operators, entrepreneurs, mobile app developers among o

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Umati Google+ HangoutAnyone

  • Venue: , Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 7th May 2013
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

Umati Google Hangout

8am EDT / 15:00 EAT

Google Hangout on air - recorded this time  https://plus.google.com/u/1/b/105364701372360854381/events/c8g325fokqbd0rmit9430h30184

This Google Hangout will present the Umati project and general trends from the 8 months of monitoring thus far, especially looking at our most recent findings from our March report. The Resear

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Quality Assurance 101Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 2nd May 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

A talk on the principles and processes involved in quality assurance. This is open to developers, project managers and quality analysts

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Geeks Gone Global Pitch Day (US Geeks in Kenya)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 2nd May 2013
  • Starts: 6:30am Ends: 6:30am

Identifying partners and opportunities between African innovators and American innovators

In the spirit of expanding opportunities through collaboration and sharing, GeniusCorps has put together a two week, five stop innovation excursion to Africa. This trip is the first of its kind and the only privately held trip that is focusing on innovation in the continent of Africa

Each local innovative company will have 10 minutes to present

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Nairobi Research BuzzAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 30th April 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Applying User Experience Research - A talk by Kagonya Awori. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/04/nrbuzz-applying-user-experience-research/

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