Nairobi Tech Week

Strathmore University

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21 March, 2017

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Moringa  School  is  excited  to  host  Nairobi  Tech  Week  -  Sub  Saharan  Africas  largest  tech  event  -  this  year!  This  will  be  the  Twitter  Developer  Relations  team  (@TwitterDev)  and  AngelHacks  (@AngelHack)  first  event  in  Africa  and  we  are  excited  to  be  working  in  partnership  with  these  organizations  (and  our  incredible  sponsors)  to  bolster  the  growing  tech  sector  and  culminate  the  support  in  one  week.\nWe  have  crowd-sourced  topics  for  our  event  and  are  looking  forward  to  bringing  the  various  actors  and  influencers  in  the  tech  ecosystem  to  one  space  and  exhibit  the  forefront  of  innovation  and  technology.\nWe  look  forward  to  seeing  you  soon.

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Start : 21 March, 2017, 9:00 AM
End : 21 March, 2017, 5:00 PM

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Strathmore University

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Event Exhibitors

Moringa School
MORINGA SCHOOL IS WHERE:\nHigh-potential, pro-active students learn to code from a world-class curriculum with top quality instructors and mentors to support them in the process
iHub aims at growing the Developer and Start-Up Eco-System in Kenya.
Nest VC
We invest in people first and ideas second. We invest in founders that have the passion and integrity to deliver. Potential for scale is also important to us.\nThis means that most of the companies we...
Africas Talking
Africas Talking Ltd., an information technology company, provides communication solutions for a connected Africa.\nThe company offers bulk SMS, short codes and premium SMS, USSD, and MMS, as well as c...
Microsoft Kenya
Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
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Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems.\nOracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center
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Upande Limited is a privately owned Kenya registered social enterprise founded to provide Internet, web mapping and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) services to a variety of clients.
JUMO is a mobile money marketplace for people, small businesses and mobile network operators.\nOur technology creates access for people and businesses to great product choices provided by banks and ot...
IBM Research Africa
IBM Research facility is tasked with developing and deploying innovative IT applications to tackle challenges such as inefficiencies in public procurement, water and sanitation, energy management, fin...
FrontlineSMS is a desktop software created to lower barriers to positive social change using mobile technology.\nBy leveraging basic tools already available to most organizations, including those in
BRCK is a connectivity device that fit our needs, where electricity and internet connections are problematic both in urban and rural areas.
Gearbox is two spaces - Gearbox Lite and Gearbox industrial.\nBoth are spaces around which a supportive ecosystem for hardware entrepreneurs is availed, granting SMEs, startups and entrepreneurs acces...
Ma3Route is a mobile web and SMS platform that crowd-sources for transport data and provides users with information on traffic, matatu directions and driving reports.\nMa3Route aims to make traveling ...

Event Schedule

Sessions Title Speakers Start Time End Time Location
#2 Registration and Check-in Guiderig: Registration 8:00am 9:00am Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#3 Opening Plenary Audrey Cheng, #HelloWorld Keynote and Microsoft Keynote 9:00am 9:45am Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#4 Tech Influencers Kamal Budhabatti, Hilda Moraa and Wambura Kimunyu 9:45am 10:30am Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#6 Breakout session: EdTech Nivi Sharma, Kago Kagichiri, Will Curlman and Janet Ngugi 11:00am 12:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#7 Breakout session: Data Science Leonida Mutuku and Chris Orwa 11:00am 12:00pm LT3
#8 Breakout sessions: Solar Moderator: OffGrid Electric, M-Kopa, Delight 12:00pm 1:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#9 Breakout session: HealthTech Moderator: Merck, AccessAfya - Melissa, PendaHealth - Stephanie, TotoHealth - Felix and Strathmore - Mr Kweyu 12:00pm 1:00pm LT3
#11 Breakout session: AgriTech Linda Kwamboka- Mfarm, Peris-FarmDrive, Ashley- Markit Opportunity and Stefano-iProcure 2:00pm 3:00pm MSB 3
#12 Breakout session: FinTech Moderator: Rina Hicks, Joel - Abacus, Daniel Szlapak, Limo Taboi 2:00pm 3:00pm MSB 1
#13 Breakout sessions: E-Commerce Moderator: Grace Githaiga, Lilian Kanari - Kalimoni, GSMA Kaymu 3:00pm 4:00pm MSB 3
#14 Breakout session: GovTech Moderator: Bitange Ndemo 3:00pm 4:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#15 Breakout session: Music Tech Moderator: Buddha Blaze, Tim Rimbui - Wabeeh, Atemi Oyungu and Jeff Maina - Dev 3:00pm 4:00pm MSB 1
#16 The role of corporates in supporting developers and SMEs Moderator: Agatha Gikunda, Merck, Elija Kitaka - Google, IBM Research - Elizabeth Ondula, Microsoft - Somet, Oracle 4:30pm 5:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#17 #WhatsNext Mobility Series (Volkswagen, Google) Nest VC #WhatsNext, Ma3Route, Google 6:00pm 9:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
Sessions Title Speakers Start Time End Time Location
#3 CTO Panel BRCK, Andreas and Sam Kitonyi 9:00am 10:00am Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#5 Android Workshop Google 10:30am 12:30pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#6 Developer Workshop: Building Serveless Bots with AWS Lambda Jumo 10:30am 12:30pm Kifaru Room iLab
#7 Scrum training Sanjeev Raman 10:30am 12:30pm iBiz 4th Floor
#9 Software Estimation and Scoping Chencha 1:30pm 3:30pm iBiz
#11 Twitter Developer Platform Workshop Twitter Developer Platform 1:30pm 3:30pm MSB 12
#12 API Workshop Africas Talking 4:00pm 6:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#13 Hardware/Software Workshop Dr Kamau 4:00pm 6:00pm Kifaru room at iLab
#14 Data Science Workshop IBM Research 4:00pm 6:00pm iBiz
#16 Office Hour Mentorship: All day Activities Various Speakers 9:00am 4:00pm All Day Activity
#10 Developer Workshop Microsoft 1:30pm 3:30pm Kifaru room at iLab
Sessions Title Speakers Start Time End Time Location
#3 Twitter challenge + AngelHack Hackathon Twitter and AngelHack 9:00am 1:00pm Kifaru room at iLab
#4 Product Planning and System Architecture Mercy 10:30am 12:30pm iBiz Africa
#5 GIS Tracking Workshop Upande 10:30am 12:30pm Ericsson room at iLab
#6 Design Thinking Workshop Dalberg 10:30am 12:30pm Safaricom Room at iLab
#10 Oracle Workshop Open Session 7:00pm 10:00pm Oracle Room
#11 BRCK Workshop Various Speakers 9:00am 4:00pm Ericsonn room at iLab
Sessions Title Speakers Start Time End Time Location
#3 User Groups Various Speakers 9:00am 10:30am Main Auditorium
#4 Tech Investment Lia Mayka, Irene Hu and Enterprise Kenya/ICTAuthority 11:00am 12:00pm Main Auditorium
#5 Tech Talent Joan Kamau and other speakers 12:00pm 1:00pm Main Auditorium
#7 Workshop: Information Security Facilitator: Africahackon 2:00pm 4:00pm Starthmore Business School Auditorium
#8 Tech Bloggers Kachwanya, Tech Moran-Sam Wakoba, Techweez-Martin Gacheru 2:00pm 3:00pm Strathmore Business School Auditorium
#9 Panel: Coding Schools Andela, Moringa, Tunapanda and Mr Njoroge from Strathmore 3:00pm 4:00pm Main Auditorium
#11 Angel Hack Winners Announced Angel Hack 4:30pm 5:00pm Main Auditorium
#12 Closing Panel MC 5:00pm 5:30pm Main Auditorium
#13 Happy Hour Open Session 7:00pm 10:00pm Main Auditorium

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