To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

EVENTS

Events rss

Python show & tell meet upRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 1st November 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Python show & tell meet up

more

iHub vs. Nokia Soccer MatchRSVP

  • Venue: University of Nairobi, Kenya Science Campus, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 29th October 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

This is the most anticipated match so far this year since the creatives vs. developers match. All wishing to be on the line up should turn up for practice without fail the next 2 consecutive Mondays (i.e. 17th & 24th October 2011) for them to be considered.

 

Directions: University of Kenya, Kenya Science Campus - Ngong Road Opp Junction Mall

more

Governance Workshop by iHub ResearchRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 27th October 2011
  • Starts: 9:30am Ends: 12:00pm

Governance Workshop by iHub Research

more

Samsung Developer EventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 25th October 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Samsung Developer Event

more

Python Africa TourAnyone

  • Venue: School of Computing & Informatics, University of N, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 24th October 2011 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Kenya (Nairobi) is the 5th stop planned for the Python African Tour, to happen in October. This training event is organised by Africa i-Parliaments Action Plan and the University of Nairobi.

more

WaterHackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 21st October 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Nairobi Hackers, mark your calendars!  On October 22nd and 23rd an unprecedented event is taking place: WaterHackathon–an international hackathon bringing together programmers to tackle one of the world’s most pressing challenges.  Lack of safe water and adequate sanitation is the world’s single largest cause of illness, responsible for over two million deaths every year. In Kenya specifically, economic development is sp

more

Ubuntu HourRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 19th October 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Ubuntu Hour

more

Microsoft Open Door 2011RSVP

  • Venue: The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 19th October 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 6:00pm

The Microsoft Open Door 2011 is soon coming to Nairobi. Learn about the latest IT administration and management, software development and see how to solve actual business tasks. Also, discover Cloud Power, how you can step into the private cloud and be able to control and manage your IT across physical and virtual server environments, by leveraging your existing IT investments and skills.

The Open Door event is your chance to increase your knowledge, advance your skills and netwo

more

Journalists WebcastRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th October 2011
  • Starts: 8:30pm Ends: 9:30pm

Journalists Webcast

more

iHub Soccer Team TrainingAnyone

  • Venue: Baraton University Field, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 17th October 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

This is part one of the runner up to the Nokia Match. Come watch iHub soccer team practice at the Baraton University field. Please RSVP early.

more

BarCamp NairobiAnyone

  • Venue: iHub/m:lab East Africa/Nailab, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th October 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 6:00pm

BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees.

 

More details here: http://barcamp.co.ke

more

Geospatial MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 14th October 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:30pm

Geospatial Meetup

more

Mentorship ProgramRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 8th October 2011
  • Starts: 9:30am Ends: 12:30pm

The speakers are:

1. Jyoti Mukherjee - Founder & CEO of IST Limited, one of the largest Oracle resellers/trainers/integrators in EA. Will be talking about her entrepreneurial journey. 

 

2. Suru Shah -  Founder & Chairman - Blowplast Limited. Will be giving a talk on how he built the business, work ethics and personal ethics. Blowplast is a plastic manufacturer that has grown to revenues approaching 3 Billion KES

more

iHub Robotics Meet-UpRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 7th October 2011
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

iHub Robotics Meet-Up

more

Ubuntu HourRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 6th October 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, 6th October, 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.

The Ubuntu Hour was proposed by Director at Partimus an

more

Maker Faire Africa 2011Anyone

  • Venue: Egypt, Cairo
  • Date: Thursday 6th October 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

MAKER FAIRE AFRICA IS BOTH A YEARLY PAN-AFRICAN MAKER FAIRE & A COMMUNITY OF MAKERS. A COMPENDIUM OF HANDCRAFTERS THAT HAIL FROM AFRICA’S TINIEST VILLAGES TO HER MOST EXPANSIVE URBAN BURGS. WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON IS AN UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO ORIGIN, INGENUITY & INNOVATION. A FELLOWSHIP OF CREATORS WHO BELIEVE MAKING IS THE MOST AUTHENTIC

more

Wireless Wednesday with InMobiRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 5th October 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

 m:lab East Africa wil once again host a Wireless Wednesday event with InMobi on 5th October 2011 from 12 noon to 2 pm at the m:lab Balcony.

 

This edition of Wireless Wednesday will focus on application monetization and will center on three major talking points as follows:

  1. Various monetization models for mobile web and mobile apps
  2. App development platforms
  3. Integrating with InMobi – block diagrams and the process flow
  4. more

Garage 48RSVP

  • Venue: Strathmore University, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 30th September 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

Founder of Garage48 Ragnar Sass have said: “Kenya has one of the most active IT and startup communities in Africa with plenty of talented developers.  Garage48 is sure that in recent years we will hear more and more  successful companies that are launched thanks to an idea to make the  world a better place.”

more

Synergistic Communities with Vinton CerfRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th September 2011
  • Starts: 2:30pm Ends: 6:30pm

Vinton G. Cerf has served as vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google since October 2005. In this role, he is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies to support the development of advanced, Internet-based products and services from Google. He is also an active public face for Google in the Internet world.

Widely known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. I

more

UN Internet Governance Forum Delegation VisitAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th September 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

UN Internet Governance Forum delegation visit

more

Research In Motion Mini Developer ConferenceRSVP

  • Venue: Laico Regency, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th September 2011
  • Starts: 7:30am Ends: 5:30pm

Research In Motion, the makers of the BlackBerry smartphone have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in a Mini Developer Conference on Thursday 29th September 2011 at the Laico Regency’s Marsabit Room.

 

In attendance will be Mr. Colin Abouchabki head of business development, Africa, and Michael Weitzel, Technical manager who will talk about the BlackBerry OS and fundamentals of developing for BlackBerry and tackle any questions you may have on their devices

more

EU RoundtableRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 27th September 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

EU Roundtable

more

Internet Governance Forum KenyaAnyone

  • Venue: United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 27th September 2011 :For 4 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

The Sixth Annual IGF Meeting will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 27-30 September 2011 at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON). The proposed main theme of the meeting is: 'Internet as a catalyst for change: access, development, freedoms and innovation'.

Registration

more

SPIDER WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 26th September 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 2:00pm

SPIDER Workshop

more

IP Talk with Dr. Isaac RutenbergRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 22nd September 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Dr. Isaac Rutenberg received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics/Computer Science from the Colorado School of Mines, as well as a PhD in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. His graduate advisor was Robert H. Grubbs, and his graduate research focused on new methods for producing high-performance polymer materials. Isaac finished the degree in 2004, and in 2005 Prof. Grubbs won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Isaac's practice includes patent pr

more