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FIRESIDE CHAT: PETER LAUNSKY-TIEFFENTHALRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 24th March 2014
  • Starts: 1:30pm Ends: 3:00pm

United Nations Department of Public Information Under Secretary General will visit the iHub on Monday, 24th March, 2014 and will be hosted for a FIRESIDE CHAT from 1:30 pm. To be a part of this fireside chat where you could interact with Peter, benefit from his experience and influence and make your voice heard on matters tech that are pert

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DevOps Day Nairobi 2014RSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th March 2014
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 7:00pm

DevOps Day Nairobi 2014 will be a special one day event with the theme, "From Ops to DevOps".  We'll be focusing on tools and best practices to take your production operations from brittle to flexible, from weak to strong, from static to responsive.  If you're interested in automated deployments, continuous integration, configuration management, ser

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EXPERT TALK - IBM'S RESEARCH DR. KOMMIE WELDEMARIAMAnyone

  • Venue: Akira-Chix, NA
  • Date: Tuesday 11th March 2014
  • Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM, Dr. Kommie Weldemariam from IBM Research will be giving a talk at the AkiraChix space on the ground floor of Bishop Magua Centre. He will give an overview of overview of IBM Research - Africa as well as brief them on our forthcoming scientific colloquium. Covering ‘Africa in the New Era of Computing’, the colloquium will take place on March 18th. He will also talk about how the Watson technology shall be applied in Africa as well as in

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NAIROBIJS MARCH MEETUP – PLAYING WITH ANGULARJSAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 8th March 2014
  • Starts: 10:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Engineers at NairobiJS will be holding their monthly meet up at the iHub this upcoming Saturday(8th March 2014). This is an icing to the accumulation of the weekly Tuesday meetups held at the Nairobi Dev School. The event shall run from 10:00am to 5:00 pm. Click HERE for more information.

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BLACKBERRY FEBRUARY MEETUPRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 22nd February 2014
  • Starts: 1:30pm Ends: 7:00pm

It might not be happening on 14th February as it happens to the rest of the lovers, rather it will be going down on 22nd Febraury Starting from 1:30PM to 7:00PM. We are all excited that in every 10 ported application between February 1st and February 20th will qualify for 2 Z10′s. It is an opportunity to own the most productive device so far. Click here for more information

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INTEL – GOOGLE DEVELOPER GROUP MEETUPRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 15th February 2014
  • Starts: 9:30am Ends: 5:00pm

On Saturday 15th February, Intel will be co-hosting a session with the local Google Developer Group (GDG) chapter on “Building Apps 101: Know Your Audience.” For more information CLICK HERE.

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Afrimakers Kenya Edition - Training of MentorsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 30th January 2014
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Afrimakers is an initiative that wants to enable African makers to use local know-how and hands-on prototyping for solving local challenges like access to clean water, energy, information. The idea is to plant the seed of local change through social entrepreneurship, digital fabrication and regional collaboration. Stefania Druga together with Ahmed Bastawy , Saieed, and Abdelaziz from the Afrimakers project will be visiting Kenya on 24 Jan till 1 Feb to train facilitators on spreading lates

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REINTRODUCING IHUB CONSULTINGAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 29th January 2014
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

What does iHub Consulting do? Well, as the name suggests, consulting, but what does that mean? Specifically what does that mean for you as part of the iHub Community? There has always been some mystery surrounding iHub Consulting. Somehow, the “what we do” has been lost in the long and elaborate explanations. For this reason, this January, we would like to reintroduce ourselves. 

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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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