We share the tech events this week so you are abreast of all the happenings and opportunities in the tech space. First, be informed that the biggest tech and governance convo GAT Summit 2022 is happening this week!
Tech enhances existing ways of getting things done and saves time and effort across different areas of our lives. So, we are going to list top tech events that will be happing this week and share with your the exciting benefits from each and how you can be a part of the exciting events.
So, here we go. Our list of major tech events for this week:
GAT Summit 2022
The Government and Tech (GAT) Summit will be the biggest gathering of industry regulators and tech innovators across Africa.
The one-day event will provide a unique opportunity for key players within the African tech ecosystem to engage with government policy decision-makers and regulators on important issues.
As a maiden event, the GAT Summit 2022 is slated to take place at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, With the theme ‘Government, Regulation and the Future of Tech’.
According to the organisers, the GAT summit was borne out of the need to ease the recurring friction between innovators and government, facilitating meaningful and constructive engagement instead. The ultimate goal is to ensure that the people of Africa, the regulators and the regulated, derive the utmost benefits of innovation.
The event will feature notable players from the tech ecosystem and subject-matter representatives from the government and its agencies to discuss major regulatory issues around three sub-sectors of the ecosystem: financial technology (Fintech), Media regulation and technology for governance (Govtech).
GAT Summit is jointly organised by Technext – one of Africa’s leading tech-driven media platforms and Ripples Nigeria, and sponsored by Stellas.
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Time: 10:00 am WAT
Venue: Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
Break Into Tech Conference
Prime Startups will be hosting a Tech Career Fair with hiring partners from fast-growing startups and companies in technology. The event is ideal for job-seeking candidates, working professionals, hiring companies, and the organisations supporting them.
Available roles that hiring companies are looking to fill are the following:
- Software Engineering
- Product Management
- Data Scientist
- AI/Machine Learning Engineer
- UI/UX Design
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm WAT
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, 6-8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos
Web3 Delight Lagos
Web3 Delight Lagos is bringing together blockchain startups, developers, researchers, investors, marketers, and other experts in the domain.
Web3 Delight is the brainchild of Paul Lalovich and Tesha Teshanovich. The series of events will string together growth markets into a broader community brought together by socialising Web3 technologies and driving adoption.
Date: Friday, Jul 29, 2022
Time: 10:00 pm to Saturday, July 30, 2022, 5:00 AM CEST
Venue: Glover Memorial Hall, Custom Street, Lagos
Mara Blockchain Masterclass – Nigeria
This workshop is targeted at developers who are transitioning from Web2 to Web3 or have just recently gotten into Web3 and are looking to have a well-rounded foundation.
This first workshop is Series 1 in the three-part series that aims to introduce you to the blockchain and how to build on the blockchain.
What you will learn:
We will build a smart contract and deploy it on the Ethereum Blockchain.
- How to Build a smart contract using the Solidity programming language
- How to Test a Smart Contract
- How to Setup RPC
- How to Deploy a Smart Contract
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm WAT
Venue: Zone Tech Park, Plot 9 Gbagada Industrial Scheme, Beside UPS, Gbagada Expressway, Lagos
That’s all for tech events this week!
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