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USHAHIDI NAIROBI V3 MEETUPAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 20th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join us for a few hours of hacking and brainstorming on what we’re building/should be building into the newest version of Ushahidi, v3. The event will be on Tuesday, May 20th 2014 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at iHub-4th Floor. For more information Click HERE.

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DIGITAL ESSAY COMPETITION 2014All iHub members

  • Venue: other_venue, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th May 2014
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

eKitabu is happy to announce the official launch of this year's Digital Essay Competition at the Starehe Boys' Center & School. Come celebrate with us & hear past winners, Ministry officials and other ebook champions talk about the easy way to go digital.

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Project Costing: Science or Guesswork?RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 14th May 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

For freelancers and young software consulting houses, project costing is never a straightforward exercise. It is quite difficult to attach a cost to a project. What are the factors that you should consider? Do you look at the time and resources it will take to deliver on the project? Do you look at the value what you are building has to the client? 

On the Wednesday, May 14th, from 06:00 - 07:30 PM, we are inviting

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AFFORDABLE MONEY MANAGEMENT TRAININGRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 13th May 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:30pm

Do you have problems with managing money? No finance background but want to have a strong grasp on the finances of your businesses and the financial decisions made. Then this is the training for you. For more information 

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NAIROBIJS MAY MEETUPAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 10th May 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 5:00pm

We will delve into different tools and practices that any front-end developer should be rabid about to create attractive and user-friendly web applications.

- Mobile-first and responsive web designs with

- Single page web apps

- Smart data presentation

- CSS3 tricks and animations and transitions

- Tapping into HTML5 capabilities

- Awesome JavaScript libraries that you should be crazy about

- Making the most out of front end JavaScript f

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WINDOWS AZURE TRAINING WITH PAUL MCDANIELRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab - Samsung Training Room, NA
  • Date: Thursday 8th May 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

On the 8th of May, Paul McDaniel, one of Microsoft’s Development Managers will facilitate a training course covering Windows Azure Level 100. Paul’s accomplishments in the software development sphere, specifically with Windows Azure are impressive, to say the least. Join us at the m:lab,  Samsung Training Room, Bishop Magua Centre, Third Floor, and the best part, all this is available for absolutely free! If you’re interested in being part of this training, please

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FIRESIDE CHAT: ORY OKOLLOHRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 6th May 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

The evening of Tuesday, May 6th will definitely be an exciting one as we spend some time with Ory Okolloh over an intimate fireside chat at the iHub, followed by a networking session with Nairobi’s most promising founders and entrepreneurs. You don’t want to be left out, so go ahead and reserve your spot! For more information click more

LEARN UX RESEARCH SKILLSAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 5th May 2014 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Ever wondered what processes and methodologies are used to lead up to such awesome reactions? Would you be interested in knowing and learning them? If yes, come join us for training sessions at the iHub UX Lab where we shall be hosting Mira Shah a training expert from Microsoft. For more information CLICK HERE.

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Building Open Data Infrastructure and Strategies for Effective Citizen EngagementRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 30th April 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 11:00am

This interactive session will bring together key government officials, the technology community, media, academia, and practitioners to discuss and debate on key results and common findings from two year long case studies on the impact of open data on society in Kenya. Register HERE to attend. Registration Ends: Apr

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Kids Hacker Camp: April EditionRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd April 2014 :For 4 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Kids Hacker Camp is a week-long camp hosted at *iHub_ – Nairobi’s Innovation Hub for the technology community. The camp is aimed at kids and teens aged 7 – 18 years, who are drawn to and interested in crafting, hacking, discovering and tinkering. Click HERE for more information.

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CryptoPartyRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 15th April 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Something awesome is brewing at the iHub. Ever wondered how to communicate securely or how to safely store your data/information? Well then this event is for you. The iHub community is organising a CryptoParty on Tuesday 15 April from 4 pm to 8pm. For more information Click HERE.

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NRBUZZ: WHAT ROLE DOES RESEARCH PLAY IN EDTECH?RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 10th April 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

iHub Research is excited to host this month’s NRBuzz, on Thursday 10TH April from 5.30 PM focusing on the EDTECH scene. This session will bring together start-ups and established entrepreneurs in the EDTECH scene to share their experiences from implementation of their platforms in education institutions and the role that research plays in their work. 

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QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAINING WITH OLIVER SZIMMETAT, MICROSOFTRSVP

  • Venue: iHub - UX Lab, NA
  • Date: Thursday 10th April 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 4:00pm

 Microsoft, in its commitment to sharing the skills and expertise that have defined it as a company, will run a series of trainings at the iHub over the next few months, directly aimed at developing and improving  critical skills in the community. On the 10th of April, Oliver Szimmetat, one of Microsoft’s Principal Engineering Managers with rich experience in Software Testing will facilitate one of these more

AFFORDABLE MANAGEMENT TRAINING WITH AFRICAN MANAGEMENT INITIATIVERSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 8th April 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

African Management Initiative (AMI) is hosting its next learning lab on April 8th 2014. The training will be held at the iHub, Bishop Magua Centre, 4th floor from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, run by experienced facilitators from the African Management Initiative, with video content from South Africa’s Gordon Institute of Business Science, a highly ranked business school. Read more more

MOBILE MONDAYAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 31st March 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Microsoft4Afrika Initiative last month commemorated 1 year since its inception in February 2013. This month’s mobile Monday that will take place on Monday, 31st March from 6-8pm at the iHub will highlight key 4Afrika programs and their beneficiaries, at the same time showcasing the opportunities for developers and startups that Microsoft has. There will also be a showcase of some of the devices and different form factors available for you to take advantage of on the Microsoft platf

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Barcamp Mombasa 2014RSVP

  • Venue: Pride Inn Hotel - Mombasa, NA
  • Date: Saturday 29th March 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 4:00pm

BarCamp is an intense event packed with intellectual discussions on technology and other fun, random interesting topics. BarCamp Mombasa 2014 is hosted by the Mombasa Tech Community, and generously sponsored by Intel as the key sponsor Other sponsors include the iHub and Angani.co  Register HERE to attend.

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.NET MEETUP: WINDOWS AZUREAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 26th March 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Come join us on Wednesday, 26th March at the iHub for a Windows Azure walkthrough and how the cloud can benefit your startup business. We also get to talk about BizSpark, a free offering from Microsoft that gets you 3 years of free Windows Azure usage! Click HERE for more information.

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FIRESIDE CHAT: PETER LAUNSKY-TIEFFENTHALRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 24th March 2014
  • Starts: 1:30pm Ends: 3:00pm

United Nations Department of Public Information Under Secretary General will visit the iHub on Monday, 24th March, 2014 and will be hosted for a FIRESIDE CHAT from 1:30 pm. To be a part of this fireside chat where you could interact with Peter, benefit from his experience and influence and make your voice heard on matters tech that are pert

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DevOps Day Nairobi 2014RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th March 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 7:00pm

DevOps Day Nairobi 2014 will be a special one day event with the theme, "From Ops to DevOps".  We'll be focusing on tools and best practices to take your production operations from brittle to flexible, from weak to strong, from static to responsive.  If you're interested in automated deployments, continuous integration, configuration management, ser

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EXPERT TALK - IBM'S RESEARCH DR. KOMMIE WELDEMARIAMAnyone

  • Venue: Akira-Chix, NA
  • Date: Tuesday 11th March 2014
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM, Dr. Kommie Weldemariam from IBM Research will be giving a talk at the AkiraChix space on the ground floor of Bishop Magua Centre. He will give an overview of overview of IBM Research - Africa as well as brief them on our forthcoming scientific colloquium. Covering ‘Africa in the New Era of Computing’, the colloquium will take place on March 18th. He will also talk about how the Watson technology shall be applied in Africa as well as in

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NAIROBIJS MARCH MEETUP – PLAYING WITH ANGULARJSAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 8th March 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Engineers at NairobiJS will be holding their monthly meet up at the iHub this upcoming Saturday(8th March 2014). This is an icing to the accumulation of the weekly Tuesday meetups held at the Nairobi Dev School. The event shall run from 10:00am to 5:00 pm. Click HERE for more information.

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BLACKBERRY FEBRUARY MEETUPRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 22nd February 2014
  • Starts: 1:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

It might not be happening on 14th February as it happens to the rest of the lovers, rather it will be going down on 22nd Febraury Starting from 1:30PM to 7:00PM. We are all excited that in every 10 ported application between February 1st and February 20th will qualify for 2 Z10′s. It is an opportunity to own the most productive device so far. Click here for more information

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INTEL – GOOGLE DEVELOPER GROUP MEETUPRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th February 2014
  • Starts: 9:30am Ends: 5:00pm

On Saturday 15th February, Intel will be co-hosting a session with the local Google Developer Group (GDG) chapter on “Building Apps 101: Know Your Audience.” For more information CLICK HERE.

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Afrimakers Kenya Edition - Training of MentorsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 30th January 2014
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Afrimakers is an initiative that wants to enable African makers to use local know-how and hands-on prototyping for solving local challenges like access to clean water, energy, information. The idea is to plant the seed of local change through social entrepreneurship, digital fabrication and regional collaboration. Stefania Druga together with Ahmed Bastawy , Saieed, and Abdelaziz from the Afrimakers project will be visiting Kenya on 24 Jan till 1 Feb to train facilitators on spreading lates

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REINTRODUCING IHUB CONSULTINGAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 29th January 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

What does iHub Consulting do? Well, as the name suggests, consulting, but what does that mean? Specifically what does that mean for you as part of the iHub Community? There has always been some mystery surrounding iHub Consulting. Somehow, the “what we do” has been lost in the long and elaborate explanations. For this reason, this January, we would like to reintroduce ourselves. 

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