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PM 101RSVP

  • Venue: UXLab, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:30pm

Project management basics for anyone in the tech community

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BlackBerry Developers Kenya 2013 Kick-StartRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 28th March 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

After a long break we are back in full force to do what we do best. On Thursday 28th March at 5 pm, we will be getting updates from the BlackBerry Jam Europe attendees, as well as some Mobile Web East Africa attendees. We will also be getting application pitch for scrutiny before publishing as well as revisiting last year agenda and setting this years agenda.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/03/blackberry-developers-kenya-2013-kick-start-thursda

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Leveraging Mobile and Internet Technology to Improve Women's Lives: Talk by Ann Mei ChangAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 26th March 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

On Tuesday 26th March, 2013, we will be hosting Ann Mei Chang of the US Department of State to discuss how to leverage mobile and internet technology to improve women’s lives.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/03/leveraging-mobile-and-internet-technology-to-improve-womens-lives-talk-by-ann-mei-chang-tuesday-26th-march-2013-6-730-pm-ihub/

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App Night @ iHubAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 25th March 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

We recognize that there are many talented developers who are creating apps which are fantastic for every day use by regular folk, and we’d like to offer them an opportunity to present their work to the iHub community for feedback and future uptake. On Monday 25th March we’ll be giving 6 people/teams this opportunity. 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/03/app-night-ihub-monday-25th-march-2013-6-730-pm/

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Earth Hour KenyaRSVP

  • Venue: , Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 23rd March 2013
  • Starts: 8:00pm Ends: 10:00pm

Join Team iHub in climbing 10,000 stairs for Earth Hour! More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/03/earth-hour-kenya-join-team-ihub-saturday-23rd-march-2013-8-10-pm-the-boma-hotel/

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IP (Intellectual Property) one on one clinic with tech startupsAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 22nd March 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

iHub Research  in collaboration with CIPIT (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law) which is part of Strathmore Law School, will be holding a FREE one-on-one advisory clinic on 22nd March, 2013 with tech startups on their IP issues. The startups will have a chance to receive free one-on-one 40 min consultations with an expert from CIPIT. They will also receive technical assistance and solutions to their challenges. We can only accomodate 7 startups for this first session. The slots for the first session are limited so if you are a budding tech startup and want to participate in the one-on-one IP advisory services, sign up for a slot  here.

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iHub closed for a private eventRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 22nd March 2013
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 12:30pm

 

iHub closed for a private event

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Growing Your Business WebinarAnyone

  • Venue: , Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 21st March 2013
  • Starts: 5:00am Ends: 6:00am

Participate in a webchat with this live Q&A to learn how women can break through economic glass ceilings and become successful business owners.Join Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO and Founder of WeConnect International, a corporate-led non-profit working to build sustainable communities and spur economic growth by empowering women entrepreneurs to succeed in global markets.

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/03/upcoming-online-sessions-growing-your-business-and-android-developer-office-hours-with-google/

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Project Manager's MeetupAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 14th March 2013 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

Are you a project manager, whether experienced or new to the field? If you would like to meet other project managers, share experiences and find out how to broaden your knowledge, skills and networks this meet up is right for you. You will meet experienced project managers, get to ask questions directly, share your perspectives and learn about the project management training opportunities available to you.

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Pivot East Workshop - NairobiAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 14th March 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 5:30pm

Pivot East is East Africa’s premier mobile startups pitching competitions held annually since 2011. Pivot East 2013 will be held on 25th and 26th June 2013 in Kampala Uganda.

On 23rd March 2013, Pivot East team will host the second workshop in Nairobi. The theme of this workshop is: The judging panel in this year's event will be focusing on three main areas when scoring. These areas will be discussed during the workshop.They are:

Defining the customers’ problem and the unique solution.

  • Searching for a viable business model and going to market.
  • Demonstrating traction and commitment towards being an investable business.

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NRBuzz Upcoming: M-Governance Water Project by iHub ResearchAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 14th March 2013
  • Starts: 2:30pm Ends: 2:30pm

iHub Research’s M-Governance project team  has been researching the use of mobile technology in promoting transparency Issues in water governance. Recently, the research team returned from the field after interviewing 900 citizens and about 10 stakeholders in the water sector. 

iHub Research would like to welcome you to participate in the discussion as we share the methodology, the findings and the way forward of the M-Governance project. What role do you perceive mobile playing to solve your need in accessing water information from relevant stakeholders like government? (This information could range from water rationing timetables, checking and paying water bills, water treatment methods e.t.c)

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/03/nrbuzz-upcoming-mgovernance-project-by-ihub-research/

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iHub CLOSED for UchaguziAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 2nd March 2013 :For 6 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 11:59pm

The iHub will remain closed from the 2nd to the 7th of March for an Uchaguzi simulation. Our apologies for the inconvenience. 

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Fireside Chat with Chief KariukiAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 28th February 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

We will be hosting “the tweeting chief” Chief Kariuki from Lanet Umoja at this month’s Fireside Chat on the evening of 28th February, 2013. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/02/fireside-chat-with-chiefkariuki-thursday-28th-february-6-730-pm-ihub/

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Wireless Wednesday: Improving Quality and Uptake of Agricultural Mobile Innovations.Anyone

  • Venue: m:Lab East Africa. 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Center, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 27th February 2013
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 2:00pm

On 27th February 2013 m:lab East Africa will host the sixth Wireless Wednesday meetup on mobile innovations in agriculture.

The theme of the event is: Improving quality and uptake of agricultural mobile innovations.

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ThoughtWorks talks TDD (Test Driven Development)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 22nd February 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

ThoughtWorks Talks TDD (Test-Drive Development)

 

Aim:

 

To provide a basic knowledge for solving problems related to software design using test-driven development.

 

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Mobile Web East Africa 2013RSVP

  • Venue: Southern Sun Mayfair, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Date: Tuesday 19th February 2013 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 6:00pm

The third edition of Mobile Web East Africa 2013, dubbed “the most progressive and interactive mobile industry events in Sub-Saharan Africa”, returns to Nairobi on February 19-21, and promises a more “international feel”. This  year’s conference will see a bevy of top-notch speakers from countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Qatar, Canada, the UK and the US. These include industry leaders from organisations including Safaricom, iHub Research, DHL, iROKO Partners, Buni TV, FrontlineSMS, BuzzCity, BlackBerry and Airtel.


The conference will once again be held at the Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Kenya. More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2013/01/mobile-web-east-africa-2013-19-21-february-2013-southern-sun/ 

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Data for Public Good TalkAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 18th February 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

 Sarah Williams, Director of the Civic Data Design Lab at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will speak about her use of data visualization to expose urban issues. Williams will specifically address using social media and cell phone data to analyze city dynamics. 

 

More information here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/20

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Creatives Garage Portfolio ReviewAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 15th February 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join Creatives Garage for the February review on the 15th at iHub with @nurubahati1 @potentash @GhaflaKenya and Judy Kibinge. Mark your calenders!

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Mobile Analytics - a RADAR for your appAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 11th February 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

Mobile Analytics - a RADAR for your app

We seldom meet the users of our mobile apps, and most of their communication is indirect where they rate our app in the app store, particularly if our app annoys them. Mobile Analytics gives us the opportunity to discover more about how our mobile apps are being used and whether the app is behaving well. Mobile Analytics can provide early feedback from the field, from real users using your app, so you can improve the app and increase your development velocity while minimising the effects of various problems with your current version of the app.

However we need to be careful not to invade t

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SalesForce Foundation TalkAnyone

  • Venue: m:Lab East Africa. 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Center, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 7th February 2013
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

International Director at the Salesforce.com Foundation, Isabel Kelly, will give a talk at the m:lab East Africa on 7th February 2013, from 3 to 5pm.

Salesforce Foundation have been visiting Kenya for nearly 10 years - suppo

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Business Conversations On ICT as an enabling pillar of Investments In AfricaRSVP

  • Venue: Business Lounge, 4th Floor, Junction Mall, Ngong R, Nairobi/ Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 6th February 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The Business Conversation is a monthly forum created by the Business Lounge where young entrepreneurs and business people can interact with various personalities who have had a track record of exceptional leadership, management and entrepreneurial experiences.

 

Mr. Henry Njoroge, the founder and CEO of Xtranet is our guest speaker for the next forum scheduled for 6th/Feb/2013 whose theme is: ICT as an enabling pillar for investment in Africa.

Henry Njoroge works to expand the information technology sector of Kenya and currently runs Xtranet Communications, which aims to capture the growing opportunities in value added services arising out of the rapid growth of mobile telephony penetration and the coming of the fiber optic cable on the East African Coast this year. He hopes to provide employment to hundreds of jobless youth in Kenya through ini

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iHub CLOSED for private eventAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 6th February 2013
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 12:30pm

The iHub will remain closed on Wednesday morning from 9 am to 12:30 pm for a private event. Our apologies for the inconvenience. 

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Roundtable Session with Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya, Director of IBM ResearchRSVP

  • Venue: iHub Research - Second Floor, Bishop Magua Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Date: Tuesday 5th February 2013
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

On Tuesday, 5th of February 2013, iHub Research’s African Tech Innovation Index (ATII) team will be hosting Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya, Director IBM Research - Africa to an open discussion session on Tech innovation in Africa. Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya will share insights on the tech innovation ecosystem in Africa, including metrics needed to measure innovation in the African context. 

 

The event will be held at the iHub Research office, on the second floor of Bishop Magua Centre. 

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Pivot East Intellectual Property (IP) WorkshopAnyone

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

On February 5th Pivot East 2013 will kick off with a workshop on Intellectual Property. The event will see TechPrenuers talk about their experience on IP in Kenya, Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) representative give statistics on the number of existing patents granted by KIPI, and IP law practitioners discussing 'The place of Intellectual Property in mobile enterprises in East Africa'

The keynote speaker will be Derek Palmer,Managing Director of ProspectIP an Intellectual Property Management company based in the UK. They work wit

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iHub Robotics MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 1st February 2013
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:30pm

Join us this Friday at the iHub for a Robotics meet-up. We will be holding discussions on drones, Raspberry Pi apps and Intelligent Traffic Systems

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    @iHub : Please note that the Kids Hacker Camp runs next week from Tuesday to Friday. The 4th floor space will be closed during that time.