Tech Events this Week: IBM AI Session, CodeFest Nigeria Hackathon, CFA Startups Hangout, and Many Others


It’s a new week loaded with a number of events you wouldn’t want to miss. We, at Technext, have curated a list of upcoming tech events that you might want to be a part of.

This list includes tech events coming up between July 8th and 14th, 2018.

IBM Artificial Intelligence Session

The initiative, “IBM Digital – Nation Africa” is a programme that would be using cloud-based learning platforms designed to train African youths on artificial intelligence and it’s use cases in different industries as well as help them to build solutions.

Venue: IBM Innovation Center, Churchgate Street, Lagos.

Date: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Time: 12 noon.

You can click here to register.

CFA’s Startup Hangout

This is the 15th edition of the CFA’s Startups Hangout, a monthly meet-up for tech enthusiasts and entrepreneurs to meet, network, learn and grow. This edition of CFA’s startups hangout would be featuring Obafela Bank-Olemoh, the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education. 

Venue: 53 Oladipo Bateye Road, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Thursday 12th July 2018.

Time: 5 pm.

You can click here to apply.

CodeFest Nigeria Hackathon (Uyo)

The Codefest Nigeria Hackathon is a programme by Digital Transformation Support Initiative and its a software coding and application contest for undergraduates and corp members in Nigeria to come together and use technology to transform ideas into reality within 48hrs. The Bootcamp would provide participants with all they require and engage them in the objective task to develop software technology of enterprise value.


Venue: Start Innovation Hub, Akwa Ibom  E-library, Uyo.

Date: 13th – 14th, July 2018.

Time: 9 am.

You can click here to register.

TEXPO 2018

TEXPO is a technology exhibition that aims to provide a platform for young Nigerian Start-ups and tech enthusiasts to interact, showcase their products and pitch to Investors. The event would feature industry influencers, Exhibitors, and potential investors and will give the Investors a bird’s eye view of the technology ecosystem, its trends, and general direction.

Venue: LCCI Exhibition Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

Date: Sat 14th July 2018.

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to register.

Do-Action WordPress Charity Hackathon

Do-action is a charity hackathon that uses WordPress to uplift local communities. The hackathons are community-organized events that are focussed on using WordPress to give deserving charitable organizations their own online presence. Every participant would be fixed into teams to plan and build brand new websites for a number of local organizations in one day.

Venue: Chief Rotimi Williams Estate, Obawole Community, Iju, Lagos

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018

Time: 8 am.

If any of these events appeal to you, feel free to be a part of it.

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