To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

EVENTS

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Project ManagementAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 2nd August 2012
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

 When you hear ‘Project Management’, what comes to mind? You probably think it is a complicated practice which needs sophisticated tools and processes in order to accomplish. Project management is simply about balancing resources, time, quality and objectives to achieve a specific goal. It is about knowing which projects to pursue and which ones not to, based on their overall benefit to the business.

Last week, iHub had the pleasure of hosting 5 project management pro

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Creativez MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 29th July 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

The Kenya ICT Board is announcing a Sh320 million grant that will go towards boosting the local digital content and software industry. 

The money targeting entrepreneurs in the film, education, entertainment and advertising industries is aimed at driving up Internet penetration and promoting local content, a potential area for revenue generation. (more

Ruby on Rails HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th July 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Ruby on Rails, often shortened to Rails, is an open source full-stack web application framework for the more

Savannah Fund Info SessionAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 26th July 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

The date has been changed from 18th to the 26th July. Savannah Fund launched at Pivot East in June, a $10M fund dedicated to early stage technology entrepreneurs in the mobile and web space with backing from Silicon Valley and local participation.

In the session the Managing Partner, Mbwana Alliy, will go through the objectives of the fund and the

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Google Apps Developer ChallengeAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st July 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

Apps challenge.

more info coming soon.

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m:lab East Africa Trainees GraduationRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 16th July 2012
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 2:00pm

The Trainee’s class (4 month course) is graduating. The 1st and 2nd wave of trainees will be graduating. The Lab’s training on mobile applications development and related technologies is delivered through a short course program. The training program is designed to offer individuals who already have a software development background an opportunity to hone their skills on mobile applications technologies. The program is targeted at the thousands of graduates of

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Wamathai JulyAnyone

  • Venue: Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom Headquarters, W, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 14th July 2012
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Wamathai Spoken Word July, a poetry, music and photography showcase.

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Legal Meetup (IP Check-In)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 14th July 2012
  • Starts: 10:45am Ends: 1:00pm

Legal meetup shall be discussing Software Patents, THE CURRENT STATUS -VS- THE IDEAL STATUS.

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Free Legal and Tax seminar for IT firmsAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th July 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Thinking of starting and growing your IT company?

  • What kind of company should you have? You need a structure that will enable you to protect your ideas, draft commercial agreements, obtain bank finance and settle disputes.
  • What are the laws that affect your IT business? 
  • How can you plan for your taxes and know what taxes you are obligated to pay (i.e. Corporation tax, PAYE, VAT, withholding tax)?
  • What reports are to be forwarded to the g

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Plugged Digital Expo 2012Anyone

  • Venue: Sarit Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th July 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

After opening its doors for the first time last year to a resounding success, Plugged Digital

Expo is back this year!

2011 saw the Plugged Digital Expo expose a number of innovations and Innovators to Government Agencies, corporate institutions, funding organisations and consumers.

On display in 2011 were different innovations from touch screens kiosks and home grown flight consoles to mobile apps that let you control the security of your house, innovative apps that gi

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Mobile BytesAnyone

  • Venue: Human IPO Start-up Garage, Ngong Rd., Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th July 2012
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 10:30am

The inaugural Mobile Bytes event in Nairobi, brought to you by InMobi will give you insight into the use of Mobile devices by consumers engaging the Retail and Telecommunications markets.

All CMO'

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Ushahidi Design JamAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 10th July 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

The event is a meet up for designers, a design jam.

Ushahidi is running one with folks in the United States (Seattle, Washington) concurrently with Nairobi @ *iHub_

Many of the most popular services on the web offer powerful content management and customization tools that remain intuitive to both experienced and first-time users.

 

The Jam:

How can we reduce the abstraction between administrative functions (for deployers) and publi

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Aitec: Broadcast, Film & Music AfricaAnyone

  • Venue: Oshwal Centre, Westlands, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 10th July 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Participate in the continent's leading business and technology event for digital media and creative content. This year's theme is 'Innovation, investment and partnerships for local content and service excellence'.

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Discussions with Michael Bell, Intel VP and GM of the Mobile Communications GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 9th July 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

We would like to invite you to attend an open discussion with Michael Bell, Intel VP and GM of the Mobile Communications Group, former Palm and Apple exec responsible for iPhone and Palm phone products and programs. This discussion will take place on Monday 9th July 2012 from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

He will be speaking on Intel’s plans for becoming a major player in the smartphone business and the role that applications and services will play in achieving that goal. I

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Creatives Meet-upAnyone

  • Venue: Go Down Arts Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 8th July 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

For the first time ever – at the GoDown Arts Centre is the Creativez Meetup on “Connected Creatives” – a 2 part series boasting a panel of connected game-changers from various industries- all whose brand, exploits and social capital is due to their social connectivity (offline and online). You will hear how a small network-if harnessed can help grow your business and sustain it for years to come. You will learn how online connectivity is changing the shape and wa

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m:lab alumni get-togetherRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Building, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 7th July 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

The m:lab Alumni Get-Together is an event to bring together all past m:lab East Africa Trainees to share experiences and build professional networks amongst themselves.

 

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Cloud Camp (CANCELLED)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 7th July 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

CloudCamp is an unconference where attendees can exchange ideas, knowledge and information in a creative and supporting environment, advancing the current state of cloud computing and related technologies.

 

This CloudCamp will focus on the diverse cloud services (i.e. SaaS, IaaS, PaaS ) as well as the notable deployment  models such as Private, Public and Hyb

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Talk by Marek Tuszynski of Tactical TechAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 5th July 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Marek has been working to help advocates use technology since 1995. In the mid-nineties he co-founded the International Network of Contemporary Art Centres and worked with others to create a television programme about independent culture in Poland. He was director of the Stefan Batory Foundation’s Internet programme (Warsaw), sat on the board of Klon/Jawor

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Open Data Meet-upAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th July 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Open data is the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyrightmore

EdTech MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th July 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

We're bringing together educators and tech enthusiasts to talk about the edtech space in Kenya, share resources and ideas, and talk about how we can disrupt the educational status quo through technology. Join us for an edtech get togethe

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Creatives in Business ForumRSVP

  • Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom Headquarters, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 3rd July 2012
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

The Creative Community Network invites you to the Creatives in Business Forum to be held on Tuesday, 3rd July 2012, at the Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom Headquarters, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

The Creatives in Business Forum is a platform for entrepreneurs in the creative industry to network, learn and share in order to exploit their full creative economic and social potential.

The Creative Community Network's mission is to create wealth by empowering businesses in the creati

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Google I/O 2012 Day 3 LiveAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 29th June 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 10:00pm

Streamed live at the iHub on projector screen. 

Google I/O 2012 is taking place at the Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Thousands of developers have gathered

for the conference focused on building the next generation of tech products (mobile, web).

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Global Voices 2012 SummitRSVP

  • Venue: Westlands, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 29th June 2012 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Global Voices convenes a biennial Summit which brings together the members of the Global Voices project and its wider community with a diverse group of bloggers, technologists, journalists and other interested persons, to share information on developments in citizen media spearheaded by and of direct relevance to people outside North America and Western Europe.

The Summit also provides an opportunity for contributors to the Global Voice

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Ruby User Group Meet-upAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 28th June 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

We are a group of Ruby enthusiasts, meeting monthly to present and talk all things Ruby – a dynamic open source Programming Language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. The meet-ups are an opportunity to meet fellow Rubyists, share ideas and of course do some hacking. The community is open to anyone, whether you are looking to add Ruby/Rails to your toolbox or you just want to Try Ruby.

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Google I/O 2012 Day 2 LiveAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 28th June 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 10:00pm

Streamed live at the iHub on projector screen. 

Google I/O 2012 is taking place at the Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Thousands of developers have gathered

for the conference focused on building the next generation of tech products (mobile, web).

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