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EVENTS

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TEDxLemek : 2012Anyone

  • Venue: The Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • Date: Saturday 25th August 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general

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Creatives GarageAnyone

  • Venue: Pawa 254, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 24th August 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Come listen to and interact with some of the best in the industry in our August Edition of the Creatives Garage. As always the theme is “share your work, up your game”.

Mark your calenders for Friday, 24th August from 5pm at Pawa254!

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Samsung Apps Campaign DrawAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab East Africa - 3rd Floor Bishop Magua Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 24th August 2012
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Samsung Kenya is in a partnership with m:Lab East Africa to enhance visibility and uptake of locally developed mobile apps. The upload drive through a randomized draw awards developers who publish applications through Samsung Apps with Samsung Galaxy Pocket and Galaxy S3 devices. 12 galaxy pocket devices have so far been won by developers. 4 more galaxy pockets and 2 S3 will be won in the forthcoming third draw.

 

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Africa's Talking APAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 22nd August 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:30pm

Africastalking Ltd will be holding an API walkthrough on Wednesday 22nd 2012

Africastalking Ltd offers Bulk SMS, Short Codes & Premium SMS, and USSD as well as customized mobile messaging solutions for individuals, businesses and developers. We deliver and receive SMS from all Kenyan networks as well as internatio

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Orange African Social Venture Prize Information SessionAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 21st August 2012
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

Ms Angela Nganga-Mumo, Telkom Kenya’s the chief communications officer will on Tuesday August 21, 2012, be making a presentation about the 2012 Orange Africa Social Venture Prize from 5.30pm to 7 pm at the iHub, Nairobi. More information on the blog here: http://www.ihub.co.ke/blog/2012/08/calling-all-ict-innovators-orange-african-social-venture-prize-info-session/

 

The presentation, targeted at ICT innovators and tech-preneurs drawn from within and outside iHUB, i

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AkiraChix Hack-a-thonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 18th August 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 4:00pm

What would happen if you put a group of women in one place and asked them to come up with applications that would be relevant to them in 48 hours? Akirachix together with more

Fireside Chat with Isis Nyong'o (MD, InMobi)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 16th August 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Isis has been named as one of the 'Top 40 Women under 40' in Kenya, the Forbes Top 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa as well as IT News Africa's Top 10 Women in ICT.  She serves on the boards of the Africa Cancer Foundati

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CIPIT and iBizAfrica host seminar/training workshopAnyone

  • Venue: Strathmore Law School, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 14th August 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 2:04pm Ends: 2:04pm

CIPIT stands for Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law

Target Audience

This training seminar will benefit anyone with an interest in obtaining IP rights for computer software. Lawyers will benefit by an enhanced ability to advise clients in the ICT sector. Large ICT companies will benefit by having an opportunity to voice their opinions about the treatment of computer software by KIPI. Entrepreneurs and start-up

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Legal Meetup (IPCheckIn)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 11th August 2012
  • Starts: 10:45am Ends: 1:00pm

This month, IPCheckIn is asking whether you are aware of your rights on your blog and other material that you place online?

What do you consider to be infringing on you and other cyberspace users rights?

The Copyright Act of 2001 covers infringement of copyright does this apply seamlessly to digital platform?

Do you know how to protect your work online?

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New Tactics- Tactical DialogueAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 8th August 2012 :For 7 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Online dialogue on Physical spaces as catalysts for greater digital citizen participation

Join Rising Voices, Social Media Exchange (SMEX) and the New Tactics online community for an online dialogue on Physical spaces as catalysts for greater digital citizen participation from August 8 to 14, 2012. (Link to dialogue: goo.gl/1R9Mw)

Across the globe, new physical spaces are emerging that are acting as catalysts for greater c

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Hacks/Hackers Nairobi LaunchAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 7th August 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

The worlds of technologists and journalists are coming together, as reporting goes digital and Internet companies becomes media empires. Journalists call themselves “hacks”, someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code.Hacker-journalists try to bridge these two worlds.

The launch of Hacks/Hackers, Nairobi Chapter on August 7th,6pm&nbs

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Creatives GarageAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 4th August 2012
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 4:00pm

In many fields the task of bringing an idea to someone with the power to do something with it is called a pitch: software feature ideas, implementation strategies, movie screenplays, organizational changes, and business plans, are all pitched from one person to another.

Having an idea is good. Developing it is exciting. Pitching it can be terrifying.

Charges at 1500/- *includes tea, lunch and writing materials*

For more information or confirmat

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Occupy iHub: CreativesAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 3rd August 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Techies, make some space this Friday, the Creatives are taking over the iHub. 

On Friday 3rd August we’re opening up the iHub space exclusively to the creative community. Whether or not you’re an iHub green member, come and spend the day using great internet, interacting with other cool people, and thinking through how to apply tech solutions to creative problems.

There will be the opportun

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Project ManagementAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 2nd August 2012
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

 When you hear ‘Project Management’, what comes to mind? You probably think it is a complicated practice which needs sophisticated tools and processes in order to accomplish. Project management is simply about balancing resources, time, quality and objectives to achieve a specific goal. It is about knowing which projects to pursue and which ones not to, based on their overall benefit to the business.

Last week, iHub had the pleasure of hosting 5 project management pro

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Creativez MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 29th July 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

The Kenya ICT Board is announcing a Sh320 million grant that will go towards boosting the local digital content and software industry. 

The money targeting entrepreneurs in the film, education, entertainment and advertising industries is aimed at driving up Internet penetration and promoting local content, a potential area for revenue generation. (more

Ruby on Rails HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th July 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Ruby on Rails, often shortened to Rails, is an open source full-stack web application framework for the more

Savannah Fund Info SessionAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 26th July 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

The date has been changed from 18th to the 26th July. Savannah Fund launched at Pivot East in June, a $10M fund dedicated to early stage technology entrepreneurs in the mobile and web space with backing from Silicon Valley and local participation.

In the session the Managing Partner, Mbwana Alliy, will go through the objectives of the fund and the

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Google Apps Developer ChallengeAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st July 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

Apps challenge.

more info coming soon.

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m:lab East Africa Trainees GraduationRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 16th July 2012
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 2:00pm

The Trainee’s class (4 month course) is graduating. The 1st and 2nd wave of trainees will be graduating. The Lab’s training on mobile applications development and related technologies is delivered through a short course program. The training program is designed to offer individuals who already have a software development background an opportunity to hone their skills on mobile applications technologies. The program is targeted at the thousands of graduates of

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Wamathai JulyAnyone

  • Venue: Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom Headquarters, W, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 14th July 2012
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Wamathai Spoken Word July, a poetry, music and photography showcase.

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Legal Meetup (IP Check-In)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 14th July 2012
  • Starts: 10:45am Ends: 1:00pm

Legal meetup shall be discussing Software Patents, THE CURRENT STATUS -VS- THE IDEAL STATUS.

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Free Legal and Tax seminar for IT firmsAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th July 2012
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Thinking of starting and growing your IT company?

  • What kind of company should you have? You need a structure that will enable you to protect your ideas, draft commercial agreements, obtain bank finance and settle disputes.
  • What are the laws that affect your IT business? 
  • How can you plan for your taxes and know what taxes you are obligated to pay (i.e. Corporation tax, PAYE, VAT, withholding tax)?
  • What reports are to be forwarded to the g

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Plugged Digital Expo 2012Anyone

  • Venue: Sarit Centre, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 13th July 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 6:00pm

After opening its doors for the first time last year to a resounding success, Plugged Digital

Expo is back this year!

2011 saw the Plugged Digital Expo expose a number of innovations and Innovators to Government Agencies, corporate institutions, funding organisations and consumers.

On display in 2011 were different innovations from touch screens kiosks and home grown flight consoles to mobile apps that let you control the security of your house, innovative apps that gi

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Mobile BytesAnyone

  • Venue: Human IPO Start-up Garage, Ngong Rd., Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th July 2012
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 10:30am

The inaugural Mobile Bytes event in Nairobi, brought to you by InMobi will give you insight into the use of Mobile devices by consumers engaging the Retail and Telecommunications markets.

All CMO'

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Ushahidi Design JamAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 10th July 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

The event is a meet up for designers, a design jam.

Ushahidi is running one with folks in the United States (Seattle, Washington) concurrently with Nairobi @ *iHub_

Many of the most popular services on the web offer powerful content management and customization tools that remain intuitive to both experienced and first-time users.

 

The Jam:

How can we reduce the abstraction between administrative functions (for deployers) and publi

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