4 tech events you do not want to miss in December

Godfrey Elimian
…we have curated these 4 tech events for you to attend this December
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December is already here, and the most wonderful time of the year when we spend time with friends and family is approaching fast.

But while you are at that, you do not want to miss out on the tech events that would allow you to meet people in the ecosystem, build your network, update your knowledge base and have some fun.

Apart from being an opportunity to meet new persons in the space, some tech events are filled with engaging activities that allow participants to learn the latest trends in the space, presenting the perfect opportunity to mix business and networking with pleasure.

This is why we have curated these four tech events for you to attend this December.

Read also: Here are 6 other major tech events to plan to attend in November

The Nigeria Tech Summit

The Nigerian tech summit is one of the largest tech conferences in West Africa, attracting leading investors and delegates from around the world to accelerate the development of Africa’s tech ecosystem.

The summit, the fourth annual digital edition powered by Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE), is scheduled to feature ten different speakers and over 5000 delegates in an unprecedented manner.

5 tech events you should attend in December
Nigeria Tech Summit

As one of the largest Tech conferences in Africa, the Nigeria Tech Summit brings together tech investors, entrepreneurs, and influencers who are building or utilizing platforms to enhance Nigerians’ future.

The summit seeks to provide on-site workshop training, networking round tables, and live question-and-answer sessions with speakers and sponsors and impart the principles of ecosystem creation in the area.

During activities at the summit, speakers will discuss frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building. The program concludes with a high-profile call to action VIP session with summit speakers, sponsors, and partners.

See event details below:

  • Date: Friday, December 2, 2022
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM WAT
  • Venue: Global Virtual event, Metaverse Edition
  • Get tickets here.

The Innovation Support Network (ISN)

The Innovation Support Network (ISN), the network of over 120 tech innovation hubs spread across 25 cities in Nigeria, will be hosting the 4th edition of its Annual Gathering. on the 8th of December 2022.

4 tech events you should attend in December
ISN annual tech conference

The event is set to hold at the Landmark Events Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, with the theme: ‘Collaboratively Creating A Sustainable Hub Ecosystem’. This year, the Digital Transformation Centre Nigeria (DTC Nigeria) of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) are strategic partners of the ISN Gathering.

One of the highlights of the ISN Hubs activity calendar is the Annual Gathering, which brings together member hubs and other significant ecosystem players for learning, knowledge exchange, capacity development, and networking.

It is anticipated that 500 people will attend. Since the 2019 inaugural event, which took place virtually in 2020 and 2021, this will be the first physical gathering since that time.

“As a network, our primary objective is to increase Nigeria’s ranking on the global innovation index by supporting individuals, MSMEs and startups with the right tools, skills and resources to build a business and/or become more employable and productive,” the organizers said in a statement.

Read also: Innovation Support Network (ISN) hosts 4th annual gathering in Lagos

According to them, the conference will be a one-day event and will feature panel discussions, break-out sessions and networking opportunities for the attendees

See event details below:

  • Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022
  • Venue: Landmark Events Centre, Victoria Island.
  • Register to attend the event here

Art of Technology 4.0

The Art of Technology Lagos (AOT) is an annual tech conference curated by Eko Innovation Centre and powered by the Lagos State Government – the economic epicentre of Nigeria. This year’s theme is: Talent Acceleration and a Smarter Lagos.

4 tech events you should attend in December
Art of Lagos 4.0

This event brings together key technology industry stakeholders, policymakers, government officials, venture capital firms, startups, and technology talent to create policies that will drive the development of a smarter Lagos.

Read also: AOT 4.0 to discuss talent acceleration and a smarter Lagos this December.

The conversations aim to advance technology and innovation, contribute to policy dimensioning, and advance the creation of a more intelligent and effective Lagos. The AOT 4.0 is the fourth event in a run of important technology ecosystem conferences with a national influence.

See event details below:

  • Date: 8th & 9th December 2022
  • Time: 9 AM Prompt WAT
  • Venue: Landmark Centre Water Corporation Drive #Plot 2 & 3 Annex, LA 106104
  • Register to attend the event here.

Tech Connect

Tech Connect Africa is a global social enterprise with a mission to unify the Global African diaspora and build a future of tech that embodies the African culture, connection, and community.

4 tech events you should attend in December
Tech connect Africa

Tech Connect Africa is a social enterprise committed to building a highly engaged, innovative, and interconnected global community.

The event promises a truly Afrocentric experience and offers a chance to interact with employees from startups, including Meta, Google, Tik Tok, and other companies that are all dedicated to developing a future of technology that symbolizes our culture, community, and connection.

Additionally, the welcome dinner and summit offer the chance to learn about recent technological advancements, Web 3’s expansion across the continent, African founder success stories, and Nigeria’s emergence as a creator economy.

Extras include: Meet and mingling with leaders and experts across Nigeria and the world who are engineers, HR professionals, recent graduates, startup enthusiast, FinTech professionals and content creators.

Attendees will also be greeted with canapés, specially curated cocktails and live music, with an interesting blend of trending technologies and networks in one of Africa’s finest hotels.

See event details below:

  • Date: Thu, Dec 22, 2022 – Fri, Dec 23, 2022
  • Time: 6;00 PM and 5:00 PM WAT
  • Venue: Lagos Continental 52a Kofo Abayomi St, Victoria Island Lagos, LA 101241
  • Register to attend the event here.
  • Dress code: Celebrating Black Excellence! We invite you to wear your best African Attire

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