To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

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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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Networkers MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th November 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 3:00pm

For a long time networkers have wanted to have meetings where the dominant discussions are around networking and other networkers in general. The main objective would be educational, but at the same time would give vendors a chance to talk to engineers about newer technology they are playing with - like openflow, vxlan, nvgre and products on the sidelines.

Engineers would get to talk and share their experiences. So this week, An invite to the iHub on saturday the 19th at 2pm for a Net

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Poets and Writers Online MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th November 2011
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Creative Writers in Kenya make up almost 40% of blogging community in Kenya, this is according to blogs_ Kenya an aggregator site that collects new posts from Kenyan bloggers and tweets the links to its followers. The latest statistics on Kenya Unlimited indicated that about 1024 blogs have so far been registered. This means that there are about 409 blogs run by Poets and Writers.

Out of the 409 blogs, most use English as the pri

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Samsung BadaRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 18th November 2011
  • Starts: 8:50am Ends: 6:50pm

Samsung Electronics announced that it would hold bada 2.0 Power App Race, an application contest via the bada developer site (developer.bada.com).Celebrating its second year following after the last year‟s competition, this contest will be a bada 2.0 platform launching event targeting global mobile app developers who develop applications utilizing bada 2.0 SDK. A total of 10 applications, 5 each from game and non-game, will be selected to be rewarded with total $1,

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Create4Millions Winners EventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 15th November 2011
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 1:00pm

Create4Millions Winners event

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Wikimedia EventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 12th November 2011
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Wikimedia Event

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Wordcamp KenyaRSVP

  • Venue: Crayfish, Naivasha
  • Date: Saturday 12th November 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

This is an exciting moment for me as I write this post. I have always wanted to attend a WordCamp in Africa, well, here I am organizing one. This is a great chance to meet up with other WordPress fanatics and learn from the different levels of the conference. WordCamp is coming to East Africa for the first time and it is a great thing that it is happening in Kenya.

WordCamp 2011 is happening on 12th and 13th November 2011 at Crayfish Camp (YES, in a real campsite) in Naivasha, about 1

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Pizza FridayAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 11th November 2011
  • Starts: 12:30pm Ends: 1:30pm

Pizza Friday

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Wireless WednesdayGreen Members only

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Date: Wednesday 9th November 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

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AfricaCom Conference & ExhibitionRSVP

  • Venue: CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Date: Wednesday 9th November 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Africa is at a turning point.  Its booming communications market is ready to fuel the continent's economic and social growth. Now is the time to embrace the opportunities in Digital Africa!

AfricaCom 2011 gives you the most innovative, visionary, entrepreneurial, creative perspectives on the continent's fast-moving telecoms, media and ICT ecosystem.

The keynotes

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Plugged Digital ExpoAnyone

  • Venue: Sarit Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th November 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

A showcase of Digital and new media solutions for business.

Contact: 020 260 9300 / 30 or 0722 411 691

Email: plugged@tafsiri.com

Site: pluggedexpo.com

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Ubuntu HourRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 3rd November 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Ubuntu is a fast, secure and easy-to-use operating system used by millions of people around the world. The iHub will be hosting an Ubuntu Hour this Thursday, 3rd November, 2011 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

The idea behind Ubuntu Hour is *public*! Promoting Ubuntu to the general public and getting them wondering what else is out there. These are great ways to meet other people interested in Ubuntu.

This will be the third Ubuntu hour at the iHub. Please join

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IT Leaders East Africa SummitRSVP

  • Venue: The Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Kinetic Events and the Kenya ICT Board are proud to partner in order to host the IT Leaders East Africa Summit in Nairobi on the 2nd and 3rd November 2011. 

 

The IT Leaders Summit series is hosted in strategic locations all over the world which include, Johannesburg, Dubai, Brussels, Mumbai and Nairobi. The IT Leaders Summit hosts CIOs and IT Heads of the leadin

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AITEC East Africa SummitRSVP

  • Venue: Oshwal Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Introduction
Kenya, and increasingly the rest of East Africa, now has the ICT infrastructure and services in place to be a world-class provider of IT-enabled services. The AITEC East Africa ICT Summit 2011 provides the platform to achieve this vision through a multi-faceted event that will draw together the many strands of a vibrant growth market, underpinning high-level business-to-business services with widespread consumer engagement in modern mobile applications and e

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