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Raspberry Pi Info Session with GearboxRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 25th January 2014
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

This session will be a general introduction to the Raspberry Pi mini-computer. For the uninitiated, the Raspberry Pi is a small, affordable but powerful computer designed to help users understand and explore the almost-magical world of computing.

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Mobile East Africa 2014RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 12th January 2014 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Mobile East Africa 2014, the fourth East African edition of the most progressive and interactive mobile focused events in Sub-Saharan Africa, returns to the Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th February. The event will feature the very best local and international speakers from organisations including IBM, Safaricom, Smile Tanzania, Jumia Kenya, iHub, Virtual City, FrontlineSMS, Praekelt, SAP and Airtel. This year world-renowned mobile expert Tomi Ahonen wil

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NAIROBI JS JAVASCRIPT USERGROUP MEETUPAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 14th December 2013
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Event Description:
An open discussion about Javascript and Front-End development. Both Web and Mobile.

When: Saturday, 14th December 2013

Time: 0900 hrs

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INTEL SHARK TANKAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 11th December 2013
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

There are a lot of great app ideas in Nairobi that never get to be heard. Cool, potentially huge ideas that remain on smart developers’ computers or in beta because they’ve never gotten the relevant feedback to help those ideas to grow and scale.

We’re here to help with that.

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NAIROBI RESEARCH BUZZRSVP

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

Thursday 5th December 2013 at iHub Bishop Magua Center 4thFloor from 5:30pm -7:30pm,  IBM Research Scientists will be

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AIRTEL MONEY DEVELOPER SESSIONRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 4th December 2013
  • Starts: 1:30pm Ends: 5:30pm

Airtel Money will next Wednesday hold a session for developers, startups, businesses who are interested in learning more about leveraging Airtel Africa’s network to integrate, validate, market and sell innovative solutions to over 60 million customers in Africa. This is quite useful for anyone who has a solution that has a market locally but can be easily customised for a d

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MARKETING AND PR WITH PATRICIA MBATIAAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
  • Starts: 3:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Patricia Mbatia, one of Kenya’s better known marketers will be holding a session on Marketing and PR at the iHub on Monday 2nd Dec from 3-5pm. This session will be open to all and free of charge.

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Taking Unit Testing to the Next Level (.NET User Group Meetup)Anyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 27th November 2013
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

In this series of .NET User Groups we are going to talk about improving software quality using Visual Studio 2012.  The tips will not be limited to features and functionality. In addition to looking at new features that Visual Studio 2012 provides, we will also look at things like design techniques, process improvements, time saving tips, integration features, and anything else that allows us to focus on building great high quality software.In Visual Studio 2012, we have done a lot of

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The Kids Hacker Camp: November EditionRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 25th November 2013 :For 5 days
  • Starts: 9:30am Ends: 3:30pm

The Kids Hacker Camp:  November Edition is the second installment in our Hacking Education Series. This Camp will be held over 5 days and is aimed at Kids aged between 10 – 18 years who are interested in crafting, hacking, tinkering and general discovery. This program serie

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ARM Technology Road Show WorkshopRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 23rd November 2013 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 4:00pm

Ernest and Frederik Lötter are two South African brothers and Electronics Engineers who have embarked on a trip from the UK to South Africa in their Land Rover Defender

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Mobile Monday with MicrosoftAnyone

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

Microsoft offers different programs for young IT companies supporting them with free access to software and resources allowing them to develop their skills and grow fast. For established companies, Microsoft proposes different partnership models based on technical competency allowing them to become Microsoft certified experts and business partners. Having an indirect business model, Microsoft encourages IT companies to develop such partnerships and su

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iHub LivewireAll iHub members

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 15th November 2013
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 10:30pm

iHub Livewire is an initiative to bring the iHub community together through Music.

Within the iHub community, different people from different walks of life come together to do amazing things. Computers are a daily companion in activities at iHub. iHub Livewire recognises that the iHub community is made up of real people with different skills and talents. It goes beyond the computers engaging them to bring-out who they are away from their computers.

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Role of the stakeholders in the edTech ecosystem in Kenya - Wireless WednesdayRSVP

  • Venue: mlab, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 13th November 2013
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

m:lab East Africa in partnership with Samsung Kenya will host Wireless Wednesday meetup on Education on 13th November 2013. The meetup is a two hour mobile for Education forum where mobile app developers meet industry practitioners to exchange views on the challenges in education, health, entertainment, agriculture and o

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GIZ Delegation VisitRSVP

  • Venue: MlabBoardroom, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 1st November 2013 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 12:30pm Ends: 12:30pm

GIZ will be bring a delegation of 40 people to visit the iHub

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The Social inbox (Everlytic)RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 29th October 2013
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Everlytic will be touching down in Nairobi to chat about commercial email in a multi-channel environment – how you can use email and social in a drive to digital marketing glory. We’d love you to join us at the iHub on Thursday, 31st October 2013 from 2pm to 5pm  as we talk about strategies for integrating Email, Mobile and

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Orange Toolbox for AfricaRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2013
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 2:00pm

Orange is currently developing a 'Toolbox for African Mobile Entrepreneurs'. If implemented, the toolbox would provide access to specific Orange capabilities (such as network, data, payment) that would expedite development of mobile service, allowing startups to create value on top of Orange APIs.

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Gearbox Creative Reuse HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th October 2013
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Gearbox will be holding an Instructables Build is to recycling materials such as e-waste,

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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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