To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

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Helvetica Documentary ScreeningAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th April 2012
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 1:30pm

About the Film

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. The film is an exploration of urban spaces in major cities and the type that inhabits them, and a fluid discussion with renowned designers about their work, the creative

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Pamoja: Transmissions of TogethernessAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th April 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

“Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” 

Thursday, 12 April 2012
6:00 PM
Attend in-person or view webcast online:   https://mtech.smusic.nyu.edu/~live/
‘Pamoja’ is Swahili for ‘Together’. A telematic concert for peace featuring professional musicians in Nai

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Browser and Social Media Wars – Russell Southwood TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 11th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Africa’s mobile market used to be talk, talk, talk and with the exception of SMS, data was almost invisible. With the arrival of new handsets and the upsurge in the use of new browsers and social network platforms, data is now highly visible and the challenge for developers is how to develop software and applications that will allow those who own mobile phones to do more things. Russell Southwood, CEO, Balancing Act, a consultancy and research company focused on te

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Telecom & Technology Business Ideas Training in EnterprenuershipAnyone

  • Venue: KICC, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th April 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 10:00am

Sme Resource Center will be having Enterprenuership training in telecom & technology by discussion. Over 20 business ideas in technology get to know how to successful start your own tech Enterprenuership business.

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Virtual FIFA Championship 2012Anyone

  • Venue: K1, Klubhouse, Parklands, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 31st March 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 5:30pm

We are doing it again on the 31st of March. Come down to the "Soccer City Stadium" at, K1 Parklands to witness the best FIFA 2012 players go head to head in what will be a monthly series of point based matches culminating in the crowning of this years best FIFA 2012 player. 

You won't want

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Kenya Film Commission Film & Animation EXPO, 2012Anyone

  • Venue: PRESTIGE PALM, 3RD FLOOR PRESTIGE PLAZA, NAIROBI, KENYA
  • Date: Friday 30th March 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 4:30pm Ends: 5:00pm

The 3rd Animation Expo held in March 2011 was a great success with over 500 people attending and 19 exhibitors showcasing their work. 


The Film & Animation Expo 2012 will provide an excellent opportunity to trade, network and to showcase local productions. 


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Culture [Shift] HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th March 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

What do you get when you put leading digital innovators, creative practitioners and a whole lot of entrepreneurial energy in a room together for 48 hours in four cities across Africa? We don’t yet know… but we predict some incredible ideas, lasting relationships, and seriously investable solutions for challenges faced by creative communities on the rise in Cairo, Lagos, Johannesburg and Nairobi.

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Anzisha Prize TourAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 28th March 2012
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

The Anzisha Prize Tour is on a continent-wide search for Africa’s rising young innovators. African Leadership Academy Centre for Entrepreneurial Leadership will be hosting interactive information sessions across the African continent. Centre director Jamila Payne and Anzisha Prize program manager Chi Achebe will be conducting information sessions throughout March and April. To register, send your name, age, gender, email address, and session time of

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Creativez Meetup: Startup 101 – The ABC’s of Running your BusinessAnyone

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

The Creativez Meetup will once again be held at the iHub this Sunday 25th March 2012 from 2.00 pm to 5:00 pm.

With the world now rating Kenya as the 2nd place to watch for innovation and creative developments, a lot of interest and opportunities are being availed to the various “startup” communities to enable this. Despite this there is a dearth in basic understanding of what keeps a business running in this region (East Africa) in the global age- which is why you are

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge Ideas DeadlineAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 22nd March 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Ideas Deadline: 23rd March 2011

 

The deadline to submit your ideas and code online to be considered for the Hackathon Final is Friday the 23rd of March. After this date ideas can still be submitted but you will not be eligible for the prizes.

However any apps submitted after the deadline may still be launched earning revenue for developers on an on-going basis.

 

Why should you enter?<

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MIT Sloan School of Management and the iHub CharetteAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 20th March 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Students from the MIT Sloan School are visiting the iHub Tuesday 2oth March 2012. Come join us for refreshments and a chance to learn more about the MIT MBA program, one of the leading business programs in the USA!

 

The evening will start out with a brief presentation and Q&A about the Sloan school from 6:00-7:00PM. RSVPs must be placed in advance more

Mobile Monday - Grameen FoundationAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 19th March 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Mobile Monday with Grameen Foundation

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Joomla dayRSVP

  • Venue: Nailab, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 16th March 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

The first ever Joomla! Day Kenya will be held at NaiLab Nairobi  Bishop Magua Centre, 4th Floor Ngong Road .
Dates: Friday 16 March 2012 09h00 till 17h00.

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Carnegie Mellon University – Rwanda, Public LectureRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th March 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

Carnegie Mellon University – Rwanda (CMU-R) will host an evening of intellectual engagement as we hear from Dr. Michel Bézy, of Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda. Dr. Professor Michel Bézy, will be giving a public lecture on “The New Nomads and Cloud Computing in Africa”:

The Nomads of the Sahara are called the “children of the clouds” and in Africa, clouds announce the rain that brings hope.

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Mobile Boot Camp and IT ExhibitionAnyone

  • Venue: Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th March 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Theme: “Innovation -The key to Kenya’s economic and social prosperity”

The IT Exhibition gives an opportunity for students from various universities as well as techies to show off their innovation and creativity. The aim of the boot camp is to train participants in mobile programming covering Android, Java ME, USSD, SMS and Mobile Web. Prizes will be awarded for the three top most creative ideas and innovations.

So are you a software develope

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Call for Concept NotesAnyone

  • Venue: ICTD2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Date: Monday 12th March 2012
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 1:00pm

ICTD African Researchers Network,  

@ICTD2012
This is a call for short (1-2 pager) concept notes by Africa-based researchers for ICTD2012!
As a follow up to the 2010 Panel on ICT and Development in Africa at ICTD2010 London, a group of Africa-based researchers gathered in the lunch hall of the Royal Holloway Hub and there began the first gathering of the ICTD Africa Researchers Network.  This is a group of African or Africa-base

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EUCOSSA Open Source Day-Egerton University.Anyone

  • Venue: Egerton University-Main Campus, Njoro
  • Date: Saturday 10th March 2012
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Theme: Open Source Technologies for attainment of Vision 2030

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AITEC Banking & Mobile Money COMESA ConferenceAnyone

  • Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 7th March 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

The theme of the sixth annual AITEC Banking & Mobile Money COMESA Conference is “Showcasing the Region’s Banking and Mobile Payment Innovation Successes”. East Africa is increasingly identified as a leading centre of innovation, particularly in mobile payments technology, and this leading event for the financial services sector is an ideal opportunity for the region’s new breed of innovators, software developers, payment aggregators and financial service providers

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Dr. Robert Morris | Fireside ChatRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 28th February 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The iHub will host Dr. Robert Morris, Vice President, Global Labs, IBM Researchfor a Fireside Chat on Tuesday 28th February 2012 from 6 pm.

Dr. Robert Morris is responsible for the IBM Research Laboratories in China, India, Japan, Tokyo, Brazil and Australia. In keeping with IBM’s transformation to a globally integrated enterprise, he conducts his global role from h

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Kenya28FebAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 28th February 2012
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 1:15pm

Kenya 28Feb is an initiative of a group of dedicated Kenyans who are committed and engaged in fostering unity of purpose for our great nation, Kenya. The initiative started in 2011, when on 28th February, to commemorate the signing of the National Accord we invited Kenyans of all walks of life to stop what they were doing at 1pm, wherever they are (be it at work, at home, on the street or in the shamba), and sing all three verses of the national anthem -­R

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge API TalkAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 27th February 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

ForgetMeNot Africa’s First Apps Challenge is aiming to create sustainable employment through technology in Kenya.

 

ForgetMeNot Africa in partnership with iHub and Safaricom Kipokezi wish to empower Kenyan developers to conceptualize new SMS applications or games utilizing the ForgetMeNot Africa Optimiser Platform.

 

The winning developers will receive seed capital to develop their ideas and if successful, your applicati

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Creativez Meetup: From Dream to Global RetailAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 26th February 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Love fashion? Want to meet up with the industry favourites and get to know about building your brand? Well you can do that this Sunday, Feb 26th 2012 at iHub, 4th Floor Bishop Magua Building. The topic of discussion is “From Dream To Global Retail – Lessons From The Fashion Industry”

 

Who will be there? Monica Kanari, Wambui Njogu of Moo Cow and John Kaveke. These three are the crème of fashion

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Drupal in a Day TrainingRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 24th February 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 6:00pm

On February 24, 2012 we’re joining forces with our friends at Bantalabs (Senegal) for a full day of professional Drupal training. The event is taking place simultaneously in Kampala (Uganda), Nairobi (Kenya), Dakar (Senegal) and Saint-Louis (Senegal).

The Kenyan and Ugandan program will have 2 separate sessions.

The morning session is based on Acquia‘s more

Startup WeekendRSVP

  • Venue: The GrowthHub and The Nailab, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 24th February 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 11:00am

The entrance fee for the event is KES. 2,000, which will cater for food, drinks, and stationary for the 3 days of the event.

This amount is payable through M-Pesa Paybill number 111666 and under the account details enter your ticket number or at the gate.

 

Friday: NaiLab (4th floor Bishop Magua Center )

  • 6:30pm – Registration starts
  • 7:00pm – Dinner & Networking
  • 7:20pm – Welcome & Speakers<

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Kipokezi Apps ChallengeAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 23rd February 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

ForgetMeNot Africa's First Apps Challenge is aiming to create sustainable employment through technology in Kenya.

ForgetMeNot Africa in partnership with iHUB and Safaricom Kipokezi wish to empower Kenyan developers to conceptualise new SMS applications or games utilising the ForgetMeNot Africa Optimiser Platform.

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