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SharePoint SaturdayRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st September 2013
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Join SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint for the second ‘SharePoint Saturday Nairobi’ event. SharePoint Saturday Nairobi is an educational, informative & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals, covering a wide variety of SharePoint topics. This is event is free, open to the public and is your local chance to immerse yourself in SharePoint!

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CommCare WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 19th September 2013 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Dimagi is pleased to announce an upcoming CommCare workshop.

The workshop will last two days, with an open happy hour meet and greet held the evening before the workshop begins. The first half of the first day will be a general overview of mHealth and Dimagi’s open source tools. The rest of the workshop will focus on building participants’ technical capacity to use CommCare’s online authoring tools to create CommCare applications. Workshop participants will be walked throug

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CommCare Happy hourRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 18th September 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Dimangi is hosting an introduction to Commcare.

CommCare is an opensource platform that is easily customizable for tracking and supporting community workers’ interactions with their clients through mobile applications on java and android phones. CommCare has been deployed in 30 countries, including Kenya, and is used by thousands of community workers to track and support their clients with registration forms, checklists, SMS reminders, and audio and video messages. This leads to bette

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Mobile Monday With QualcommRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 16th September 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

On 16th of September, Qualcomm in collaboration with m:lab East Africa and Mobile Monday will host Mobile Monday with Qualcomm. The event will take place at iHub from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. It will attract developers, creatives, entreprenuers, designers, researchers and tech enthusiasts.

Key speakers during the event will be:

Billy Owino and James Munn - 

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Susan Dray UX expert talk Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th September 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Title: "What African Countries can teach the West and what can we learn from the West."  

Susan has worked to improve the fit between technology and people since 1979, initially as a member of a human factors research group at Honeywell, and later championing usability of corporate systems in American Express. She has worked in many countries around the world, and is widely known for her expertise in international user st

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OS4BME (Open Source for Biomedical Engineering) WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th September 2013
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Following the OS4BME (Open Source for Biomedical Engineering) Workshop organised by a team from FabLab Pisa in August at Kenyatta University, Gearbox through iHub Robotics will be holding a similar workshop on Friday, 13th September 2013 from 2pm-5pm at the AkiraChix Office on ground floor (formerly Strut).

The aim of the workshop is to bring the DIY & Makers approach in the developing of simple, low cost and high impact biomedical devices, precisely, in this particular case, an

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Microsoft Bootcamp @ iHubRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th September 2013 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

- Learn how to connect your mobile apps to Windows Azure.

-Learn how to create apps for Windows 8

-Learn how to create apps for Windows Phone.

To attend Register here:

 http://www.eventbrite.com/org/3900077769?s=17445067


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Orange Speaking Engagement All iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 6th September 2013
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Orange has launched the third edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize. Three winners will receive a financial grant (25,000 Euros for the 1st prize) along with 6 month mentoring supplied by management experts.

To celebrate this Orange will be hosting a cocktail event at the ihub and invites members to come & learn about this exciting opportunity.

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Intel Developer Community Night @ Jump StartRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th September 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Intel will be hosting a Developer Community Night at iHub's first Jump Start session for entrepreneurs. We'll be hearing from 2 local Intel software partners Leti Games & Planet Rackus. Both highly successful and talented local game developers with whom Intel has partnered with to expand their reach. Join us to find out how to take your tech startup to scale. 

It's free of charge to attend register here:

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Jump Start SeriesRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th September 2013 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 5:00pm

This will be a 2 day, 8 session “walk-through” event of what it takes to get your startup from minimum viable product to market traction ready for scaling, for the business and the product.

Every Jump Start event will be open to maximum 25 startups at a time, who have products and are on the journey, figuring out the next business moves. Each session will have an expert and a member from a startup that has passed through that actual phase that the session addresses.

In order

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Dot Net MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 28th August 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

One of the most criticized features of Visual Studio ever since it came out has been the ability, or lack and inadequacy thereof, of the IDE to integrate third-party unit testing libraries into it.

There are many views on which is the best time to write unit tests for software, some folks feel strongly that it should be after the software is written, but a growing number of people prefer writing unit tests before the production code is written. This approach is called Test Driven Dev

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BarCamp Nairobi 2013RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 24th August 2013
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

BarCamp Nairobi 2013 will be held on Saturday, 24th August, 2013 from 8am. The event will be co-hosted by the iHub, the Nailab, m:lab East Africa and SkunkWorks Kenya. The theme for Barcamp Nairobi 2013 is ‘The Next 50’. We aim to get the conversation going on where tech in Kenya will be in the next 50 years. As Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence this year, we have the unique and enviable opportunity to dream and contemplate what the next 50 years should look like and what rol

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Rho Mobile Developer WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 19th August 2013
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

Motorola Solutions launched the RhoMobile Suite application development framework in order to assist application partners who are faced with increasing complexity to support multiple mobile Operating systems in the market.

RhoMobile Developer Workshops will comprise of a set of free regional events, taking place at various easily accessible locations throughout EMEA.

Why Attend?

*Find out more about the RhoMobile Suite, developer tools and roadmap

*Learn

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MIT, Scholarships & Program in EntrepreneurshipRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th August 2013
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

William Guyster, the Fellowship Program Manager at MIT's Legatum Center is hosting a session in Nairobi. He will pitch about MIT, talk about application to the school and discuss MIT's plan to support the entrepreneurial activities of it's African students, specifically opportunities for tuition at MIT for those wishing to launch a for-profit business in Africa. Aspiring grad students in any discipline are invited.

Register here to attend:

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#FailFaire Nairobi 2013 RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 14th August 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

Lessons learnt from our mishaps, mistakes and migraines in 'doing good'.

Confirmed Speakers include: Honey Care Africa, Generation Rwanda, Sanergy, and Ashoka East Africa

Amani Institute and Sandbox Network Nairobi are delighted to present the first ever Nairobi #FailFaire 2013! Based on the original concept developed by mobileactive.org, our Nairobi version will look at stories of failure and lessons learnt for future success fr

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Launch of Legal Tools Tailored for the East African Market RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 7th August 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

The ANDE Legal Working group and member, Open Capital Advisors will launch 2 legal tools tailored for investors and entrepreneurs in East Africa. The investors guide and the entrepreneurs guide were developed using an ANDE Grant. This launch event will bring together investors, capacity developers, entrepreneurs and the legal fraternity to learn more about these tools and network.

This is an open event please RSVP here: 

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Is the Freemium model taking over premium in Entertainment?RSVP

  • Venue: , Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 31st July 2013
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

M:lab East Africa will host the first Wireless Wednesday on Entertainment themed "Is freemium model taking over premium in entertainment?" Mobile application developers, Ad Networks, Digital Agencies, gamers, animators and cartoonists, creatives, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the entertainment industry are all welcome to attend.


Venue - m:lab East Africa Balcony

Register here to attend:

http://www.

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Nairobi Research Buzz: Entrepreneurship 101RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 30th July 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

iHub Research and Microsoft will host Entrepreneurship 101 a session that will bring together start-ups and established entrepreneurs to share their experiences in commercial & technical research plus development thematic based areas.

Come & learn from the entrepreneurs about:

*What lessons they have learnt? 

*What is their motivation? 

*How to understand your market? 

*How to secure funding for your startup? 

*Who s

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DISCUSSION ON THE DRAFT AFRICAN UNION CYBER SECURITY CONVENTIONRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 30th July 2013
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

A panel discussion on the Draft African Union Convention on the Confidence and Security in cyberspace, its implication and impact in Africa and the world.

The Draft Convention was developed jointly by African Union Commission and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.Its objective is to harmonize e-legislation related to e-transactions development,personal data protection, cyber security promotion and fight against cybercrime.

During the meeting, there will be a brief i

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The Not-So-Hidden Cost of Doing BusinessAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 17th July 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 9:00pm

As of 2012, the World Bank estimated that it took thirty-two (32) days to start and operate a business in Kenya compared to three (3) days in Rwanda, the lowest in the region. 

- How could this be for the lion of East Africa, the hub of information and communications technology?

- Are Kenyan government agencies hindering  the growth of business and the economy?

- Do business owners really need 'brokers' to facilitate business, e.g., registering a business, gettin

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Tech Meets Conservation Meetup: Nairobi Then & Now. Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 24th June 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:30pm

We intend to go through a revelatory journey through time, comparing our city as we know it today, with the one we once knew back in the day.  From the clean Nairobi River of once before to the grimy, dark shadow of a freshwater body we see now, we want to hear YOUR 2-min story about the tragic environmental changes you’ve witnessed in your time as a Nairobian. And we’ll piece them all together to make one story we can tell to all. 

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How to Build Your Career in Social EnterpriseRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 18th June 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

One Acre Fund welcomes “the next generation of social entrepreneurs” to an evening of networking, featuring a panel presentation on How to Build Your Career in Social Enterprise. - See more at: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/06/how-to-build-your-career-in-social-enterprise-tuesday-june-18-630-830-pm-ihub/#sthash.G5q1ZwhH.dpuf

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GDG Nairobi June MeetupRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 9th June 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Agenda:
+ Recap of Google I/O 2013 - first-hand tales from Anthony Nandaa
CS4HS Programme bootstrap at Starehe Boys Centre
+ Micro-barcamp
+ Discussion on GDG Nairobi's 2013 plans, where we are at, etc.

See you there! Lots of swag and snacks in the building :)

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Creative Commons SalonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 6th June 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

We will be talking about using technology as a democratizing tool, especially one that will level the playing field for education and opportunity in Kenya.  

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/05/creative-commons-salon-thursday-june-6th-5-730-pm-ihub/

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Visit by Jean-Philippe Courtois, President, Microsoft InternationalRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 4th June 2013
  • Starts: 4:15pm Ends: 5:45pm

Jean-Philippe Courtois will be at the iHub on Tuesday the 4th of June from 4.15pm to 5.45pm to speak to developers, students and bloggers on Microsoft’s plans to grow the developer ecosystem and its various partnerships.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/05/visit-by-jean-philippe-courtois-president-microsoft-int

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