Tech Events in Africa: Startup Port Harcourt Innovation Tour, AR/VR Rwanda Meetup, Concatenate Conference and Others


Hi everyone. It’s mid-month already but it’s not too late or early to get in touch with your inner techie. Which is why we at Technext have compiled a list of tech events happening this week that might interest you. These events come up between Monday, October 14 and Saturday, October 19.

Startup Port Harcourt Innovation Tour

This innovation tour is centered on the creative community. It’s aim is to help bring these spaces and their innovations to the limelight. The tour precedes the ‘Startup Port-Harcourt Week’.

There has been a rise in comfortable environments for innovation, entrepreneurship and online outsourcing in the state. And as the tech ecosystem is burgeoning, this 5-day tour wants to help facilitate that in PH too. Writers, bloggers, industry stakeholders, photographers and investors are invited to attend.

Venue: Port Harcourt, Rivers.

Date: Monday, October 14 – Friday, October 18, 2019.

Click here to register to attend.

Concatenate Conference (Kenya)

An African developer conference, Concatenate will be held in Kenya this week. The event which was started last year as a Nigerian-only affair has expanded to the Easy African country of Kenya.

A free conference for African developers, the conference will major in topics ranging from JavaScript Frameworks to Design Systems, Performance to Animation.

Venue: United States International University, Kenya.

Date: Tuesday, October 15 – Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

You can click here to be a part.

AR VR Rwanda Meetup

This is an event for users and enthusiasts to come and learn about the world of next generation AR/VR and their use in industry sectors such as the creative industry, and tourism.


Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019.

Time: 5 pm.

Ebonyi Tech Expo 2019

Touted to be the largest Tech Summit in the east, the event promises to provide a platform for tech enthusiasts and tech entrepreneuers to meet and share knowledge.

The Ebonyi Tech Expo will also offer speeches, and hopes to forge new ways of doing tech.

Venue: New Haven Hotel, Abakaliki, Ebonyi.

Date: Thursday, 17 – Saturday, 19, October, 2019.

Time: 8 am daily.

://Localhost meetup by Terragon

Local Host is Terragon’s Engineering team. And this event is aimed at educating, increasing and supporting techpreneurs, tech experts in senior positions in corporate organisations, and upcoming tech enthusiasts.

The event will be focused on how to build to scale using the various cloud tools.

Venue: 2, Ahmed Onibudo Street, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to be a part of it.

Hacktoberfest Katsina

Hacktoberfest Katsina is open to developers, tech enthusiasts, startups and companies operating, or with an interest, in the tech ecosystem of the state.

The event will pull together a community of ‘techies’ to help drive growth.

Venue: Lumilab, Katsina.

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Time: 10 am.

You can click here to be a part of it.

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