Tech Events in Africa this Week: 20th CFA’s Startups Hangout, Kokútana 2019 and More


Hi everyone. I trust we all had a great weekend. Well, it is that time of the week when we at Technext bring you a curated list of tech events happening around you this week. This includes events coming up between August 12 and August 17, 2019.

Kokútana 2019

Kokutana means “to meet” in Lingala, one of the Congo’s popular languages. And this annual event by Dakar based digital business school Volkeno is geared at discussing Senegal’s technological environment.

The event will bring together Senegal’s tech industry stakeholders and help to showcase innovations by various young techies while allowing investors to participate.

Venue: UCAD II, Dakar, Senegal

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019.

Time: 9 am

Oracode 3.0

A two week project-based learning on application development in Java, Oracle Database, Data Science, the Oracode 3.0 is for undergraduates who are technology enthusiast in Nigeria.

Powered by Oracle Academy, attendees will be taught how to build solutions for real-life scenarios.

Venue: The Workplace Centre, Awolowo Way, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Date: Wednesday, August 14 – Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Time: 9 am.

You can click here to be a part of it.

20th CFA’s Startups Hangout

Currently in its 19th edition, CFA’s Startups Hangout will focus on how to reposition startups to succeed. The event organised by media platform, CFAtech, is a monthly ecosystem for startups and entrepreneurs to come together, network, and learn.

This edition would be featuring Femi Adeoti, CEO, Inlaks., 53 Oladipo Bateye Road, Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019.

Time: 5 pm.

Limited slots are available so you can click here to attend.

Digital Entrepreneurs and SMEs Conference

Digital Technology is reshaping social behaviours and business models globally. Digital Entrepreneurs and SMEs Conference 2019 is aimed at helping to enlighten entrepreneurs and small business owners on how to ease the traditional model of business processes into digital processes.

This year’s conference is themed, “Balancing Entrepreneurship from Traditional Business Processes into today’s Digital Business Processes”, and will be featuring major stakeholders in the industry.

Venue: NG Hub From Facebook, Lagos.

Date: Friday, August 16, 2019.

Time: 9 am

You can click here to be a part of it.

Women in Business Conference

UCT’s Graduate School of Business will be hosting the 20th annual Women in Business Conference. The event which is themed – Disrupt Industry 4.0, will help to unpack innovative ideas and solutions that female disruptors have created.

Venue: UCT GSB Academic Conference Centre, Green Point, South Africa.

Date: Friday, August 16, 2019.

Time: 8 am.

://Localhost meetup by Terragon

The LocalHost Meetup wants to bring industry experts to discuss how they’ve been able to successfully build enterprise applications and solutions to scale.

This edition of the event is themed “Data Driven Engineering”, and will be focused on improving software engineering processes. This event is open to Data Scientists, Software engineers, Product Managers, Machine Learning engineers and technology enthusiasts.

Venue: 2 Ahmed Onibudo Street, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Time: 10 am.

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