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GOOGLE I/O EXTENDED EVENT @ THE IHUBRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 25th June 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 11:00pm

If you are in Nairobi, do not miss this event! Come and learn more about Google Developer Ecosystem, and the new cool, tech items being unveiled this year.This is where you get the scoop of things on first-hand basis, even before the #newswire grabs it! Click HERE to register

Agenda (everyday 7-11 PM):

Day 1 (Wed, June 25): Liv

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LAN party RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 21st June 2014
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00am

iHub in conjunction with Nexgen Gaming brings you this year's overnight LAN Party at  iHub 4th Floor from 5:00PM June 21st to 8:00am June 22nd. 

A LAN party is a temporary gathering of people with computers or compatible game consoles, between which they establish a local area network(LAN), primarily for the purpose of playing multiplayer video games.

It is a BYOR (Bring Your Own Rig)  party so gamers ensure you c

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NrBuzz - UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF DIGITAL JOBS IN THE TECH INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 17th June 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

iHub Research is excited to host this month’s NRBuzz, on Tuesday June 17th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm focusing on the digital jobs scene. This session will include an interactive discussion with private entrepreneurs and other stakeholders. For more information & to sign up Click HERE.

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TECH MEETS CONSERVATION 06 – ON THE GROUNDRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 12th June 2014
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 7:30pm

Next Thursday, 12th June 2014 from 6:30-7:30PM, we shall have our first monthly meetup (6th since inception) of 2014 at iHub on the 4th Floor of Bishop Magua Centre. This interactive session, themed On The Ground, will give attendees a chance to discuss some of the real problems that our conservationists face in their line of work. To guide the discussion, we shall give a brief presentation highlighting a recent trip to Tsavo, where we got to hear some of the many challenges the men and women

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NRBuzz - Design For? Design With? Design By?Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 5th June 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

Research fellow Juliet Ongwae will talk about how her research explores the dimensions of user participation in developing innovations for BoP users. She will also present her conceptual framework with three broad themes namely; participation process, developing country context and system success, that seeks to identify the current levels of user participation and also analyse the relationship of these levels with system success.

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MZIIKI MUSIC APP LAUNCH @ THE IHUBRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 29th May 2014
  • Starts: 4:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

We have a special invitation for all of you, your friends and family and just about any one who loves music and is APP crazy!!! Spice Africa is launching a Music APP called mZiiki on 29th May from 4:30 pm at the iHub Bishop Magua Centre, opp Uchumi Ngong Road. mZiiki is a free music streaming app meant for East Africa. Click HERE for more information.

To RSVP Kindly contact:
Kevin - 

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COMMUNITY CHAT – SMART FINANCES WITH CENTONOMYRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 28th May 2014
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:50pm

On Wednesday, 28th May from 16:00 to 17:50 The iHub is pleased to host Centonomy, leading Finance trainers for a smart finances community chat. Ms. Waceke Nduati, leading financial trainer and consultant will engage with you and give you useful tips on how to make the best of your money. Click HERE to register.

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Fireside Chat Joi Ito - MIT Media lab directorRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 26th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:30pm

Ushahidi would like to invite you at special Fireside chat at the iHub at 5pm on Monday May 26 hosted by Juliana Rotich and David Kobia co-founders of Ushahidi and Directors of the iHub (Kindly Register HERE to attend). Our guest is MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito. We will be exploring the themes such us On Innovation, The Media Lab and The Culture of Making. Sub-themes:

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iHub Soiree : Optimizing your LinkedIn Profile All iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 23rd May 2014
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Come out on Friday May 23rd from 4:00pm to 5:00pm to learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile in this special event sponsored by Pernod Ricard. Learn how to craft accomplishment statements and format your profile so that recruiters will be coming to you! Stay after and enjoy drinks crafted by a mixologist while in competing in a Rubik's Cube tournament.

Drinks provided by Pernod Ricard 

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS IDEA COMPETITIONAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 22nd May 2014
  • Starts: 8:30am Ends: 1:00pm

ALTIS, the Postgraduate School of Business and Society of the Catholic University of Milan (Italy) and  Tangaza University College of Nairobi, are glad to invite you to attend the Business Idea Competition for the selecting the 4th  Edition class of the MBA in Global Business and Sustainability – Social Entrepreneurship Track. Click HERE for more

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NRBuzz-Learning about a low tech technologyRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 20th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

We are honored to have Emilia Tjernström, a PhD candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis.Emilia will talk about ongoing research on how households learn about new technologies.

Click HERE to attend. 

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USHAHIDI NAIROBI V3 MEETUPAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 20th May 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 8:00pm

Join us for a few hours of hacking and brainstorming on what we’re building/should be building into the newest version of Ushahidi, v3. The event will be on Tuesday, May 20th 2014 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at iHub-4th Floor. For more information Click HERE.

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DIGITAL ESSAY COMPETITION 2014All iHub members

  • Venue: other_venue, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 15th May 2014
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

eKitabu is happy to announce the official launch of this year's Digital Essay Competition at the Starehe Boys' Center & School. Come celebrate with us & hear past winners, Ministry officials and other ebook champions talk about the easy way to go digital.

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Project Costing: Science or Guesswork?RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 14th May 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

For freelancers and young software consulting houses, project costing is never a straightforward exercise. It is quite difficult to attach a cost to a project. What are the factors that you should consider? Do you look at the time and resources it will take to deliver on the project? Do you look at the value what you are building has to the client? 

On the Wednesday, May 14th, from 06:00 - 07:30 PM, we are inviting

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AFFORDABLE MONEY MANAGEMENT TRAININGRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 13th May 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:30pm

Do you have problems with managing money? No finance background but want to have a strong grasp on the finances of your businesses and the financial decisions made. Then this is the training for you. For more information 

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NAIROBIJS MAY MEETUPAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 10th May 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 5:00pm

We will delve into different tools and practices that any front-end developer should be rabid about to create attractive and user-friendly web applications.

- Mobile-first and responsive web designs with

- Single page web apps

- Smart data presentation

- CSS3 tricks and animations and transitions

- Tapping into HTML5 capabilities

- Awesome JavaScript libraries that you should be crazy about

- Making the most out of front end JavaScript f

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WINDOWS AZURE TRAINING WITH PAUL MCDANIELRSVP

  • Venue: m:lab - Samsung Training Room, NA
  • Date: Thursday 8th May 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

On the 8th of May, Paul McDaniel, one of Microsoft’s Development Managers will facilitate a training course covering Windows Azure Level 100. Paul’s accomplishments in the software development sphere, specifically with Windows Azure are impressive, to say the least. Join us at the m:lab,  Samsung Training Room, Bishop Magua Centre, Third Floor, and the best part, all this is available for absolutely free! If you’re interested in being part of this training, please

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FIRESIDE CHAT: ORY OKOLLOHRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 6th May 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 9:00pm

The evening of Tuesday, May 6th will definitely be an exciting one as we spend some time with Ory Okolloh over an intimate fireside chat at the iHub, followed by a networking session with Nairobi’s most promising founders and entrepreneurs. You don’t want to be left out, so go ahead and reserve your spot! For more information click more

LEARN UX RESEARCH SKILLSAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 5th May 2014 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Ever wondered what processes and methodologies are used to lead up to such awesome reactions? Would you be interested in knowing and learning them? If yes, come join us for training sessions at the iHub UX Lab where we shall be hosting Mira Shah a training expert from Microsoft. For more information CLICK HERE.

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Building Open Data Infrastructure and Strategies for Effective Citizen EngagementRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 30th April 2014
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 11:00am

This interactive session will bring together key government officials, the technology community, media, academia, and practitioners to discuss and debate on key results and common findings from two year long case studies on the impact of open data on society in Kenya. Register HERE to attend. Registration Ends: Apr

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Kids Hacker Camp: April EditionRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd April 2014 :For 4 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Kids Hacker Camp is a week-long camp hosted at *iHub_ – Nairobi’s Innovation Hub for the technology community. The camp is aimed at kids and teens aged 7 – 18 years, who are drawn to and interested in crafting, hacking, discovering and tinkering. Click HERE for more information.

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CryptoPartyRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 15th April 2014 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

Something awesome is brewing at the iHub. Ever wondered how to communicate securely or how to safely store your data/information? Well then this event is for you. The iHub community is organising a CryptoParty on Tuesday 15 April from 4 pm to 8pm. For more information Click HERE.

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NRBUZZ: WHAT ROLE DOES RESEARCH PLAY IN EDTECH?RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 10th April 2014
  • Starts: 5:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

iHub Research is excited to host this month’s NRBuzz, on Thursday 10TH April from 5.30 PM focusing on the EDTECH scene. This session will bring together start-ups and established entrepreneurs in the EDTECH scene to share their experiences from implementation of their platforms in education institutions and the role that research plays in their work. 

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QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAINING WITH OLIVER SZIMMETAT, MICROSOFTRSVP

  • Venue: iHub - UX Lab, NA
  • Date: Thursday 10th April 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 4:00pm

 Microsoft, in its commitment to sharing the skills and expertise that have defined it as a company, will run a series of trainings at the iHub over the next few months, directly aimed at developing and improving  critical skills in the community. On the 10th of April, Oliver Szimmetat, one of Microsoft’s Principal Engineering Managers with rich experience in Software Testing will facilitate one of these more

AFFORDABLE MANAGEMENT TRAINING WITH AFRICAN MANAGEMENT INITIATIVERSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 8th April 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

African Management Initiative (AMI) is hosting its next learning lab on April 8th 2014. The training will be held at the iHub, Bishop Magua Centre, 4th floor from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, run by experienced facilitators from the African Management Initiative, with video content from South Africa’s Gordon Institute of Business Science, a highly ranked business school. Read more more