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Ushahidi Live Developer Community CallAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

The Ushahidi team is converging in Nairobi Kenya for our annual meetings. We will host an Ushahidi Live Developer Community Call with the local and global community.

 

More information here: http://www.meetup.com/Ushahidi-Community/events/98703722/

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Research to Impact Hackathon: Agriculture & NutritionRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd January 2013 :For 4 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

In this hackathon focused on agriculture and nutrition we will bring together subject matter experts with tech developers to explore create innovative prototypes to increase the use and impact of research in development.

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/01/research-to-impact-hackathon-agriculture-nutrition-january-22-25-2013-ihub/

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Mobile MondayAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 21st January 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join us on Monday, 21st of January at ihub in a journey of development for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, along with announcements for startups and students, plus a quick look at Kinect. 

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/01/mobile-monday-is-back-now-with-microsoft/

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100 Man LAN: Survivors BashRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th January 2013
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 8:00am

NexGen and Pwnage in conjunction with the iHub Nairobi bring you this year's overnight LAN Party, the first of many, dubbed the 100 Man LAN Survivor's Bash at the iHub on 19th- 20th January 2013 from 4:00pm to 8:00 am. 

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/01/100-man-lan-survivors-bash-19th-20th-january-2013-ihub/

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MAKE's First International Raspberry Pi Meetup: Featuring the Release of MAKE v33Anyone

  • Venue: Online, Global
  • Date: Friday 18th January 2013
  • Starts: 5:00am Ends: 6:00am

Join MAKE magazine http://makezine.com, leader of the maker movement for its second International maker meetup around the release of MAKE Magazine Volume 33: Software for Makers, hitting newsstands January 22nd, 2013. Join us as we take a deep dive into the magazine and take a special look at one of the most popular microcontrollers on the market today: Raspberry Pi.

 

More information here: http://www.meetup.com/makermeetup/iHub-Robotics/859202/

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Uchaguzi Kenya Community MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 16th January 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join us for our Uchaguzi Kenya Community Meetup. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/01/uchaguzi-kenya-community-meetup-wednesday-january-16th-2013-5-8-pm-ihub/

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Launch of Green Breakfast Club Nairobi Chapter - Featuring TMS RugeRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th January 2013
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 10:30am

Green Breakfast Club is a monthly networking event series for resource exchange and storytelling.Our events include a keynote speaker who is a Sustainability Leader, giving a keynote that is half success story half failure story. This is followed by a resource exchange where each attendee presents themselves, their ‘gives’ and their ‘asks’ – which is turned into a Resource Exchange List and shared with attendees. We began in NYC, have featured All-Star speakers,

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iHub CLOSED for the holidaysAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 23rd December 2012 :For 13 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00am

The iHub will be closed for the holidays from the 23rd of December to the 3rd of January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 

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BlackBerry Devs Community Christmas Before Christmas EventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 22nd December 2012
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

On 22nd December from 13:00Hrs to 21:00 Hrs RIM in conjunction with the BlackBerry Developers Community Kenya invites the members of the community to a celebration dubbed Christmas before Christmas at iHub.

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/12/blackberry-devs-community-christmas-before-christmas-event-saturday-22nd-dec-2012-1-pm-9-pm-ihub/

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iHub CLOSED for private eventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 13th December 2012
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 1:00pm

The iHub will remain closed for a private event. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

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Communicating with People in CrisisRSVP

  • Venue: For more information, please contact Tamara Leigh , Nairobi, Kenya
  • Date: Thursday 6th December 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Please attend if you would like to:

Contribute to the Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network’s directory of tools and service providers to help humanitarians practitioners integrate this in their work.

Begin conversations, initiate ideas and improve mutual understanding for future collaborations.

Better understand benefits and challenges of collaboration between the public/humanitarian/development sector and the private/technology sector.

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Lessons from the Trenches: A Chat with Kopo Kopo and EatOutAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 5th December 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

We'll be talking with a couple of tech startups about their experiences and lessons learned. 

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Talk by David ‘Dadi’ Perlmutter – Executive Vice President of IntelAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 3rd December 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

We’re very pleased to be hosting David ‘Dadi’ Perlmutter of Intel on Monday 3rd December 2012 from 6 – 7:30 pm at the iHub. He will be sharing his insights on technology and the future of Intel in Africa. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/11/talk-by-david-dadi-perlmutter-executive-vice-president-of-intel-monday-3rd-december-2012-6-730-pm-ihub/

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Random Hacks of Kindness Hackathon: Hacks Against CorruptionRSVP

  • Venue: The Boma Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Date: Saturday 1st December 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:30pm

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), in conjunction with Transparency International – Kenya (TI) and Kenya Red Cross will be hosting Nairobi’s 5th Global Hackathon. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/11/random-hacks-of-kindness-hackathon-hacks-against-corruption-december-1-2-2012-the-boma-hotel-nairobi/

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Facebook for Kenyan DevelopersAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th November 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

On Thursday 29th November 2012 we will be hosting Facebook’s Nicola D’Elia to discuss the social network’s strategy in emerging markets and how local developers can get involved. The event will feature presentations from the Facebook team both in person and virtually, as well as showcases of integrations by local developers.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/11/facebook-for-kenyan-developers-thursday-29th-november-2012-6-8-pm-ihub/

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Creativez MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 25th November 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

The final #CreativezMeetup of 2012: "Business in the Beats". Our final meetup-takes a look at entertainers who are making it walking the “road less travelled”. We will not just demystify the REAL music scene in Kenya (funding, distribution, audience appreciation, marketing etc) – we’ll explore new changes through innovation, technology and even continental linkages that are helping combat the Industry’s

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African Interactive: The Moving ImageAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 9th November 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Afrika eye is looking deeper into the question of how Digital can help expand the audience for the African moving image. We are holding a panel discussion simultaneously – both at Bristol’s Watershed and Nairobi’s iHub – live-linked by video.


On Friday 9th November, join us at the iHub  at 5pm for a livestreamed discussion on how Digital can expand the audience for the African moving image. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/11/af

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Grails HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: Frontline SMS office, 1st floor Bishop Magua Centr, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Date: Friday 9th November 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Grails48 is a global community hackathon series and startup mentorship program. Our first event "newbie" is taking place Nov 9-11th, 2012 online and in various locations. The purpose of Grails48 is to bring the Grails world together igniting innovation with our favorite JVM based tools and platforms. For more information contact geoffrey@frontlinesms.com.

 

Details at http://grails48.com/

 

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Ruby User Group Monthly Meet-UpAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 8th November 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Monthly meetup for people interested in Ruby and Ruby on Rails. For more information contact Bernard Banta - banta.bernard@gmail.com.

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Experience ‘Block by Block’: A new interactive initiative by Mojang and UN-HabitatAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 7th November 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Mojang, the makers of the internationally acclaimed game Minecraft, and UN-Habitat, the UN Human Settlements Programme, have teamed up to develop a gaming tool that aims to involve young people in the planning process in urban areas.

 

We are pleased to invite you to a free launch event on November 7th 2012 from 6-8 pm at the iHub. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/10/experience-block-by-block-a-new-interactive-initiative-by-mojang-and-un-habitat-7th-

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Wireless Wednesday: Understanding Government and NGO's initiatives in the MHealth Ecosystem in KenyaAnyone

  • Venue: m:Lab East Africa. 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Center, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 7th November 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 3:00pm

The meetup will be attended by representatives from Health NGOs, Government, Phone Manufacturers, mobile operators, entrepreneurs, mobile app developers among others.
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IP Check InAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 3rd November 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

This month's meetup focuses on IP and the Statute Law Miscellaneous Amendment Act 2012.

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Wireless Wednesday: Enhancing the use of reliable agro-weather data by farmersAnyone

  • Venue: m:Lab East Africa, 3rd Floor Bishop Magua Center, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 31st October 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 3:00pm

The focus group discussion will seek to find out from the stakeholders how accurate, weather information dissemination,personal weather stations and agronomic practices affect agriculture and how technology can be used

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Hacks/Hackers Nairobi October Meetup – Holding Companies and Their Directors to Account: An Open Data SolutionAnyone

  • Venue: 88mph, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 30th October 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Holding Companies and Their Directors to Account: An Open Data Solution

 

Date: Tuesday, 30th October 2012

Venue: 88mph

Time: 1800hrs - 2000hrs

 

Highly intercon

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Training for the Design CommunityAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 29th October 2012 :For 4 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

From 29th October to 2nd November 2012, we are putting together a highly practical series of user experience design training sessions sponsored by ThoughtWorks, a global leader in lean and agile UX. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/10/training-for-the-design-community-29th-october-2nd-november-2012-ihub/

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    @iHub : @SolsticeMobile Hosts a 24 hours hackathon called Express day #solstice http://t.co/RdqEzXbdXZ