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African Digital Art & Design for Social Innovation (School of Visual Arts, New York)RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 11th February 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:00pm

African Digital Art & Design for Social Innovation (School of Visual Arts, New York)

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RHoK NairobiRSVP

  • Venue: Red Court Hotel Conference Room, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 11th February 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Register for this event here: http://www.rhok.org/event/rhok-nairobi

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SMSLeopard LaunchRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 9th February 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

There are more than 600 million Africans with access to the basic mobile phone. In Kenya more than 25 million Kenyans own a mobile phone.

How are you responding to this opportunity to increase your revenues, cut costs as well as improve your customer service?

Africa’s Talking Ltd has developed the SMSLeopard platform – an email approach to SMS, that will enable you to easily interact with these millions of clients right from your computer or mobile phone.

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NOKIA Developer Roundtable with CEO Stephen ElopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 9th February 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 3:00pm

Stephen Elop joined Nokia as President and Chief Executive Officer as of September 21, 2010. Most recently, Stephen served as president of Microsoft’s Business Division and was a member of Microsoft’s senior leadership team responsible for the company’s overall strategy. In this position, he oversaw the Microsoft Office systems and other communications tools and applications for consumers, small and mid-size businesses, as well as large organisations and enterprises.

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Mzalendo LaunchAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 8th February 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 11:00am

Mzalendo.com Website Launch

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Tech on Music by Roger B. DannenbergRSVP

  • Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 6th February 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Can technology enhance musical experience and creativity? 

Speaker: Roger B. Dannenberg, Associate Research Professor at the Schools of Computer Science, Art, and Music | Carnegie Mellon University 

Roger's research work in music and technology has earned him three patents. On Monday February 6, he will speak about his experience in using software engineering to create products that make music more accessible and interactive. 

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Pivot East Launch BarazaAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 6th February 2012
  • Starts: 2:30pm Ends: 3:30pm

East Africa is increasingly known globally as a breeding ground for mobile innovation. Deliberate efforts are required to sustain the favorable attention and momentum for the region to retain its position as a mobile innovations cradle. Pivot 25 was the inaugural mobile applications and developer competition/conference in East Africa. This competition which culminates in a pitching conference is organized by m:lab EastAfrica and its partners.

In keeping  with  the  A

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Excellence in Software lecture by Randal BryantRSVP

  • Venue: Strathmore University, 5th Floor, Student Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 3rd February 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

An exclusive lecture by Randal Bryant, Dean, Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science

For the first time in Africa, software engineer Professor Randal Bryant will give a lecture on computer systems. 

Bryant will go over the underlying principles by which programs are executed on a computer with broad coverage of processor operation, compilers, operating systems, and networking.  

Whereas most lectures on computer sys

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Dr. Zhen Liu TalkAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 31st January 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

 

Zhen joined Nokia in 2008 as the Head of NRC Beijing, and then became the Head of NRC Growth Economies Lab, which has research teams in Beijing, Shenzhen, Bangalore and Nairobi. Before joining Nokia, Zhen was with more

Mobile Monday with Dr. Zhen LiuRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 30th January 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join us on Monday 30th January from 6 pm for the first Mobile Monday event this year.

The session will be a presentation by Dr. Zhen Liu, Head of Nokia Research Centre Growth Economies Lab, which has research teams in Beijing, Shenzhen, Bangalore and Nairobi.

Before joining Nokia, Zhen was with

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The Creativez MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 29th January 2012
  • Starts: 2:00am Ends: 5:30pm

Are you an Innovator, Creative, Techie or ArtyCulturalist? 2012's First Creativez Meetup kicks of on Sunday 29th January at iHub- Bishop Magua Ctr 2pm-5.30pm

Our speakers Brand Kenya Ceo Mary Kimonye and Brainwave Communications (an African leading visual arts company) Rio Alves will be sharing their various experiences and tipping us on "The Business of Creativity"

If you want to find out how to position yourself as a Kenyan Brand? what sort of support if possible you can exp

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Nairobi Systers EventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th January 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

It has been said that the twenty first century is witnessing the ever increasing role of science and technology in all aspects of life be it culture, business, education, politics, to mention a few. Sadly, it has also been noted that women do not have a strong presence in these two fields yet they offer solutions for many global problems. As such, this has been a cause for alarm for a long period of time, and many initiatives have been established to eliminate this problem.

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Mozilla MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th January 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 2:00pm

Mozilla Kenya Meetup

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World Bank Finances/Open Data EventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 26th January 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The World Bank Finances team wants to engage with the iHub community! And a few members of the team (Senior Program Officer & Project Lead: more

Intro to Crisis Mapping & Standby Volunteer Task ForceRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th January 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The Standby Volunteer Task Force (SBTF) is a global network of more than 700 volunteers in over 70 countries who provide live crisis mapping support to humanitarian & human rights organizations responding to natural disasters and complex emergencies. Since the launch of the volunteer network in 2010, the Task Force has partnered with a host of different organizations including UN OCHA, UNHCR, WHO, Amnesty International USA and several other grou

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Bob Collymore Fireside ChatAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th January 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Bob Collymore is the current CEO of Safaricom Limited.  Prior to joining Safaricom, Bob was the Chief Officer for Corporate Affairs in Vodacom Group responsible for the Group’s Corporate Communication, Ethics and Compliance, Legal, External Relationships and Corporate Social Responsibility. Prior to that, he was Vodafone’s Governance Director for Africa where he was responsible for developing and driving Vodafone’s strategy for its investments in Africa as well as repre

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Richard Von Kaufmann talkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 10th January 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

On the 10th of January 2012, Richard von Kaufmann, the co-founder of Finland’s leading social media agency Zipipop, and Creative Director and Chairman at Reality Creating Media (RCM) will be giving a talk at iHub Nairobi from 6pm to 7pm about a candidate matching service called Shadow Election that RCM hopes to bring to Kenya in time for this year’s elections. He will also introduce the work they have been doing at Zipipop, and would be happy to answer questions about the Finnish

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EANOG: Network Operators MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 17th December 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 11:00am

EANOG: Network Operators Meetup

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*iHub_ Green Member Welcome PartyRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th December 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 10:00pm

*iHub_ Green Member Welcome Party

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Crowdpesa LaunchRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 14th December 2011
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Crowdpesa, a mobile money mapping system that enables its users to find the nearest M-PESA agent,KRA payment point, ATM or Bank, is scheduled to launch officially on December 14, 2011. The Event will be hosted at the iHub Nairobi and will start at 6 p.m. Various representatives from the Information Technology industry and the Financial Sector are expected to grace the occasion.

Crowdpesa provides users with the convenience of locating financial and mobile money distribution points so

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Tech Talk by John WesongaRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 13th December 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Tech Talk by John Wesonga

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Google+ API HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 10th December 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 7:00pm

Calling all Kenyan coders! After the really fun Google+ hackathon we did in Johannesburg, we’re bringing the action here to Nairobi on Saturday, December 10. If you’re interested in the Google+ API, you’re going to want to be here for this! We’ll be covering the +1 button, Google+ hangout applications, and working with the Google+ public data API. And of course, there will be awesome prizes for the winning app.

Jo’burg built a hangout app that was ou

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Hands-On UX WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 8th December 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 1:00pm

 

This workshop is a follow-up to a more

Convergence AfricaAnyone

  • Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 8th December 2011
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Convergence Africa brings together CEOs, thought leaders and investors from across the continent, and delves deeply into today’s business issues to produce insights and enable investors to connect with some of Africa’s leading companies.

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PaymentView Release | FrontlineSMS:CreditRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 6th December 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

PaymentView Release | FrontlineSMS:Credit

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