Tech events this week: Founders Live Lagos, Metamask Weekend + more

Afeez Odunoye
Tech events this week: *Founders Live Lagos | *Metamask Weekend | *Drone Technology Conference & Exhibition | *Global Education and Data Masterclass!
Founders Live
Founders Live Lagos

It’s the beginning of another work week and while you prepare to have a successful week, you must know that tech events add the spice you need to end the week on a good note.

Tech plays such vital roles as easing processes and saving time and effort across different areas of our lives. So, tech events pick out these solutions one event at a time.

These are the tech events happening around us this week: May 9 – 14, 2022.

Founders Live Lagos

Tech events this week - Founders Live Lagos
Founders Live Lagos holds May 11. eventbrite.

Founders Live Lagos, the global avenue that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn recognition and connect with other entrepreneurs, is holding this Wednesday, May 11.

Tagged ‘Centre Stage’, this edition will feature the happy hour competition. During the competition, five selected companies will take the hot seat to pitch their company in 99 seconds and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote for a winner who will not only receive an award but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service.

The event provides an exciting opportunity for the local entrepreneur community to gain validation for the work they put into products and services. Entrepreneurs will be able to network, pitch, earn free legal sessions, and raise funds from the crowd among other benefits.

Attendance to Founders Live Lagos is free.

Date: May 11, 2022.

Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM WAT

Venue: American Corner Ikeja, 42, Local Airport Road, Mafoluku, Ikeja

Register here.

Metamask Weekend

Metamask Weekend - tech events this week
Metamask Weekend is bringing together blockchain enthusiasts on May 14. Unblock Africa.

Metamask Weekend is a community-based event organised by Unblock Africa for beginner and intermediate blockchain enthusiasts.

The free-to-attend event holds this Saturday, May 14 in Lagos with useful learning to look out for. Beginner and intermediate blockchain enthusiasts will learn how to interact with the blockchain and utilise the decentralised applications on it.

Unblock Africa has appropriately broken down the event into three sessions: Sesh 1: Introduction to Blockchain, dApps and Dexs; Sesh 2: Introduction to Solidiity, Smart Contracts & launching ERC 20 tokens across multiple blockchains.

The event wraps up with an NFT Desk.

Date: May 14, 2022

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM WAT

Venue: Workstation, 350 – 360 Ikorodu-Ososun Road, Maryland, Lagos.

Register to attend here.

Drone Technology Conference & Exhibition

Drone technology helps to save lives and enhance agricultural processes. Telegraph India.

The Drone Technology Conference and Exhibition 2022 primarily aims at promoting drone technology development, applications, and investment opportunities.

This year’s event, the second edition in a row, will include an exhibition of both hardware and software products and services with a multi-sector conference session that highlights the essence of drones.

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Nigeria Unmanned Systems & Robotics Association (NUSA), and the Federal Ministry of Aviation, Nigeria’s foremost UAV development, promotion, and marketing platform for the African region are all at the front burner for this tech event.

The last edition saw the full attendance of the entire aviation industry in Nigeria which included, the National Emergency Management Agency, Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, PRODA, National Airspace Agency, NCAT, NIMET, and the many emerging players in the unmanned aircraft sector and end-users such as the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Real estate, oil and gas companies, Mining and safety and rescue organisations.

Drone Technology holds in Lagos from May 10 – May 12, 2022.

Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM WAT

Venue: NIGAV Expo Centre, Airport Road, Ikeja.

Global Education and Data Masterclass!

Global Education and Data Masterclass! is billed for May 12. CDDTech Academy.

Global Education and Data Masterclass is a 2-hour immersive/interactive session on fast and reliable pathways to study in the UK and everyday Data hacks to unlock the Tech giant in YOU.

Why is this session important? In today’s tech-driven world, being global is the new norm and International Education is one of the secrets!

With Global Education and Data Masterclass, CDDTech Academy is calling you to come unlock your potential this May. The free-to-attend event will feature contributions from experts in the Tech and Education sectors.

Date: May 12, 2022

Time: 11:30AM – 3:00PM BST

Venue: Workstation, 7, Ibiyinka Olorunbe Close, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Register here.

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