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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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Developer Community Launch - HewaniRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 5th December 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Virtual Live will demonstrate an ecosystem where developers, producers of products & services, Telco’s and financial instruments can come together and work more efficiently and effectively through the power of the mobile handset. 

The Hewani Appstore is in line with our strategy to simplify people’s lives and to take advantage of existing mobility tools & the tremendous growth in mobile money, drop in cost of smart phones, increased interest in mobile applicat

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Africa Creative Economy ConferenceRSVP

  • Venue: Desmond Tutu Conference Center, Westlands, opposit, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 4th December 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 5:30pm

The aims of this conference are:

  • To assess and share some of the research done to date on the African creative economy in order to inform advocacy strategies in support of the African creative sectorrigorously
  • To interrogate the available research and the relationship between the African creative economy and development, cultural diversity and other contemporary cultural themes
  • To provide a platform primarily for African experts and thinkers on the African c

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*iHub_ vs. AGES Group Soccer MatchAnyone

  • Venue: Kenya College of Communications Technology, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 3rd December 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

*iHub_ vs. AGES Group Soccer Match

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Virtual Live 2011RSVP

  • Venue: Sarit Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 1st December 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 1:00pm

We will be launching our ecosystem platform that will bring together mobile apps, mobile money and several vertical segment services in Distribution, Health, Education, Transport, Retail and Utilities. 

All these services will run on the mobile platforms with pre-built integration into Safaricom M-Pesa and Equity 247. The ecosystem also very importantly includes a Service Delivery Platform enabling any entrepreneur, merchant, marketer or developer to create their own apps and dep

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AfriHealth ConferenceRSVP

  • Venue: Kenya International Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 30th November 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:30pm

Background Information

AfriHealth was first held in 2007 to bring together researchers, medical practitioners and ICT personnel to share information on the developments in the use of ICT to improve healthcare in Africa. We have in the past addressed the use of ICT to improve patient safety and enhance healthcare delivery in Africa.

AfriHealth 2011 will focus on current research, development and implementation of ICT technology and resources in the African Heal

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CIO100 AwardsRSVP

  • Venue: Safari Park Hotel  , Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 28th November 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Recent economic and business cycles and shifts have demonstrated the critical role business technology leadership plays within organisations. But technology only delivers for an organisation when it is combined with strong business leadership. Attend this event to learn how you can effectively leverage technology in your business.

Following on the success of the inaugural CIO100 Symposium and Awards in 2010, this year's event brings together leading CIOs from fast moving

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AZMA LaunchAnyone

  • Venue: Precious Blood High School Riruta, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 25th November 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

AZMA (www.azma.co.ke) is an initiative of a couple of girls from Precious Blood Secondary School, Riruta in Nairobi Kenya that scopes the use of this website as a social network to consolidate and expand community service efforts among high school students in Kenya. This social network is open to all high school students in Kenya who wish to participate in community service, mentorship and outreach efforts in various communities around the country. Their intention is to use this pla

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UbuntuNet ConnectRSVP

  • Venue: Safari Park, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 23rd November 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Featuring a per-conference workshop on Research Applications and e-Infrastructure (Free and open to all - Nov 23)

 

Theme: Access for Success

Fee: US$ 100 (Free for the Research Applications workshop) 

 

What to expect: workshops and presentations on Education Research Networks in Africa and around the world. The event is for engineers, CTOs, professors, students.

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Mobile MondayRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 21st November 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

After a 2 month break, Mobile Monday is back. Join us on the 21st of November, 2011 at the iHub as we network with fellow mobile developers, and entrepreneurs. Our speaker will be:

  • Mbugua Njihia–  Symbiotic Media CEO will be talking about Presentation Skills: How to sell your app.
  • Planet Rackus- Ma3Racer Game.

Excellent opportunity to network with other mobile developers,entrepreneurs and en

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Ericsson Developer OutreachRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 20th November 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Ericsson Developer Outreach

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