To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

EVENTS

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Mobile MondayRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 29th August 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Join us this Monday the 29th of August at the iHub for our next MOMO meet up. We have a special focus on Mobile Advertising and are pretty excited to have InMobi as our keynote speakers.

InMobi is the world’s largest i

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Ushahidi HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 27th August 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Ushahidi Hackathon

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Mentorship ProgramRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 27th August 2011
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Mentorship Program

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Digital Futures and African Local Agricultural Content TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 26th August 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

How can digital technology support story telling and other forms of African local agricultural content?

This question wil be discussed next week on Friday the 26th of August,2011 in Nairobi at the iHub by a small group of people, mainly from Eastern and Southern Africa, who work with rural communities encouraging the capture and dissemination of Local Content, that is relevant to rural livelihoods, are meeting along with the iHub tech community to reflect and plan.

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Ushahidi .ke Evaluation LaunchRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 25th August 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 4:00pm

On the 25th of August,2011, iHub will host the Ushahidi .Ke Evaluation Launch. The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Ushahidi are collaborating to build educational tools to help community users. Three toolboxes have been built by and for the community. The Assessment, Implementation, and Output toolboxes are interactive and will allow people to self-assess and evaluate the different stages in using Ushahidi or Crowdmap for their projects.

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Intel Capital TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 24th August 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Intel Capital Talk

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Mary McDowell Fireside ChatRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 23rd August 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Mary McDowell is executive vice president in charge of Mobile Phones, responsible for the business and product development of Nokia's global mobile phone operations. She has been a member of the Nokia Leadership Team since 2004, and was appointed to her current position in July 2010. Mary reports to the CEO.

 

Mary joined Nokia in 2004 as executive vice president and general manager of Enterprise Solutions, responsible for the development and marketing of Nokia's range of

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Law Month- Isaac TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 18th August 2011
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

On the 17th of August, 2011, Dr. Mutai, Executive Director of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) and Dr. Isaac Rutenberg, patent agent will be at the iHub giving an in-depth talk on patents and trademarks.

During this talk, They will be focusing on how to obtain patents in Kenya, East Africa and Europe. Here’s what will be covered:

  1. Introduction to IP and review of prev

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Kentaro Toyama TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 18th August 2011
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Kentaro Toyama is a visiting scholar in the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley. He is working on a book that argues that increasing wisdom should be the primary focus of global development. In 2004, Toyama co-founded Microsoft Research India, where he started an interdisciplinary research group to understand how electronic technology could support the socio-economic development of the world’s impoverished communities. The group’s award-winning projects

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Wikimedia TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 17th August 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Wikimedia talk

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Wireless WednesdayRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 17th August 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

The m:lab will host Kentaro Toyama on Wednesday 17th August for a Wireless Wednesday event themed on “Mobiles for Development”. The past few years have seen incredible interest in applying mobile technologies for international development, an endeavour often abbreviated “M4D”. Can mobile phones be used to improve rural healthcare? How do you design user interfaces for an illiterate migrant worker? What questions might a farmer earning $1 a day want to as

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Python User Group MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 16th August 2011
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The Nairobi Python User Group will restart its meetups on the third Tuesday of every month at 6.00pm at the iHub, with the next meeting on the 16th of August 2011. It would be highly appreciated and encouraged if anyone would be willing to give a talk. Speakers are not limited to experts only, pleas for help or advice would make perfectly good presentations. Expertise would be welcome of course. Personal projects , interesting uses of python, new python-libraries or applications you may h

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Africa is finally talking eventRSVP

  • Venue: Strathmore University Auditorium, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 16th August 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Africa's Talking Ltd invites you to the launch of a revolutionary I.T. platform.
Contact:
info@smsvoices.com
+254 716 666 333 

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IPO48 Participants WorkshopsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 16th August 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

IPO48 Participants Workshops

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IPO 48RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 12th August 2011 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 9:00pm

The cost of launching a web and mobile business or creating a new product is decreasing. That lowers the entry barrier for startups, which is great for entrepreneurship. On the flip side it increases competition for entrepreneurs, so building a product and getting it live doesn't guarantee automatic success. 90% of startups fail and it's not because of lack of technical capability, there just aren't costumers or market for it. The problem, they were solving turned out not to be a problem or

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GIS Workshop with ESRIAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 11th August 2011
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

ArcGIS Online provides a free common platform to find, share, and organize geographic content and to build GIS applications. Through ArcGIS.com, the Web interface for ArcGIS Online, you can access maps, apps, and tools published by Esri and other GIS users, and share your own content with a broad community of users.

With ArcGIS Online, you can:

  • Access free, high‐quality and ready‐to&#

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Intellectual Property and Creativity SessionRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 10th August 2011
  • Starts: 2:50pm Ends: 7:50pm

Our first talk will be lead by Marisella Ouma, the Executive Director of the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya who has thirteen years of well-rounded experience in law, specializing in Intellectual Property Law with a bias to copyright and related rights. She together with other few lawyers will be at the iHub that afternoon and will seek to engage with present member on one on o

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Kevin Gibbs TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 9th August 2011
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Kevin Gibbs is the tech lead at Google behind of Google App Engine and the creator of the suggest search feature. He will be giving a talk at the iHub about an MFI application he has built on the android platform and matters technical regarding App Engine and Auto Complete. More detail on Manta below:

Technical:

Manta: Simple, open-source JSON synchronization system for putting local SQL databases on Android phones.

Manta is a simple synchronization pr

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Thomas C. Barry TalkRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 6th August 2011
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Mr. Barry received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1969 and an undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1966 where he majored in Latin American Studies.  He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Prior to founding Zephyr, Mr. Barry was President and CEO of Rockefeller & Co., the investment management arm of the Rockefeller family, from 1983 to 1993.  Previously, Mr. Barry was employed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. from 1969 to 1982, where among other responsibilit

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Akirachix GraduationRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 6th August 2011
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 1:00pm

In September 2010, AkiraChix embarked on a community training initiative that involved offering free mentorship and education to disadvantaged girls in the society by providing IT and life skills to help improve their living standards and achieve sustainable income. This is in line with the AkiraChix goal of enlightening and increasing the number of women in the tech field.

Areas taught in the training program include: Programming, Web design, Computer Literacy and Entrepreneurship.

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Open Corner InitiativeAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 2nd August 2011
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Young Kenyans are constantly looking for jobs and new skills, and at the same time the community around us seek innovative solutions to solve problems we face on each passing day. Smartphones are increasingly getting popular in Kenya and apps for these phones a big growth area. The mix of these elements present an opportunity for the tech community and other stake-holders to work together to try and solve problems using technology in the best and easiest way possible.

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Crisis Camp HackathonRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 30th July 2011 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Crisis Camp Hackathon

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Akirachix MeetingGreen Members only

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 30th July 2011
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Akirachix will be having a meet up this month on 30 July. The topic for this month is ‘How to develop leadership in tech and business’.
We will have a session with a talk and a video followed by a practical session to apply what we have just heard.
The meet up will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the iHub on the 4th floor Bishop Magua Center that is opposite Uchumi Ngong Hyper.

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Nokia: Create for Millions Contest LaunchRSVP

  • Venue: *iHub_, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 29th July 2011
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Nokia has announced “Create for Millions” a global competition that brings consumers and developers together to create applications for Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones. Create for Millions also provides developers an opportunity to bring Java and web apps to millions of consumers worldwide and win their share of cash and prizes valued at One Million Euros.
Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones play a key role in Nokia’s strategy to bring the Web to the next billion, particularly in emergin

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Twitter Chat - Online EventAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 29th July 2011
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

We are thrilled to announce a Twitter Chat on July 29, 11am for fans of Just a Band, Kuweni Serious, Members of the iHub, Afrinnovator, NaiLab, and Media Focus on Africa, to expand audience for YoungWorldInventors.com and web stories of young innovators.We need your ideas, questions and links! We will coordinate the discussion at Media Focus, new partners for YWI. Each group’s blogger will participate and add resources, ideas…

GOALS:
We are building audience support for w

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