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Technology in Africa: Today, the Future, and the Journey

24th-26th April 2019, Strathmore University


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Skills for Developers

Workshops on solution development that covers a whole suite of access to platforms like Microsoft Azure, Github and the Google Cloud Infrastructure

Internet of Things

A hands-on session on developing IoT solutions for local businesses at the pre-event and NTW

Data Science

Access to tools from Moringa School and our partners and training on how to use them for Data Science

Entrepreneurship

A whole day dedicated to entrepreneurs and their needs. Including tools of automation for start ups and conversations around startup needs

Sub Saharan Africa’s Largest Tech Event

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NTW'19 Agenda

40+ of panels, workshops and keynotes

Moringa School Coding Workshop with Admissions Team

04/24 04:00 pm - 04/24 05:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

CTOs Panel

04/26 02:45 pm - 04/26 03:45 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

Startup panel-- success stories

04/26 02:45 pm - 04/26 03:45 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

PRE-NTW

Pre-NTW Event: Impacting the Ed-Tech Space with Blended Learning

02/14 06:00 pm - 02/14 08:00 pm @ Moringa School, Daykio Plaza, 1st Floor

SpeakersLeo Igane, Peter Muturi, Mary Muriuki, Faith Thuita, Joyce Wambui, Gordon Odwuor, Boyd Ndonga - Moringa School

ModeratorsPeter Muturi - Moringa School

PRE-NTW Event: Moringa School_Cracking The Code: A Guide To Hiring Tech Talent

03/07 06:00 pm - 03/07 08:00 pm @ Moringa School, Daykio Plaza, 1st Floor, Ngong Lane

SpeakersEric Maina, Carolyn Ogott, Nelly Mutula, Lavanya Choudhary, Carol Warugongo, Stella Ngugi

ModeratorsBoluwaji Oyewumi

PRE-NTW Event: Microsoft_Demystifying Data Science

03/14 06:00 pm - 03/14 08:00 pm @ Moringa School, Daykio Plaza, 1st Floor, Ngong Lane

SpeakersMwenda Mugendi

Pre-NTW Event: Exploratory Testing Workshop: 4th April 2019

04/04 06:00 pm - 04/04 08:00 pm @ Moringa School, Daykio Plaza, 1st Floor, Ngong Lane

SpeakersSandra Kambo, Clovis Mugaruka

24th April - Day 1

Registration

04/24 07:45 am - 04/24 06:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Exhibition Booth Setup

04/24 08:00 am - 04/24 05:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Opening remarks: Technology in Africa: Today, the Future and the Journey

04/24 09:00 am - 04/24 09:05 am @ Strathmore University

Keynote 1: Ministry of Trade and Industry Initiatives for Entrepreneurs in Kenya

04/24 09:05 am - 04/24 09:25 am @ Strathmore University

SpeakersPS, Ministry of Industry Trade and Cooperatives

Keynote 2: Make IT progress in Africa on Technology

04/24 09:25 am - 04/24 09:45 am @ Strathmore University

SpeakersAregash Asfaw

Hackathon Day 1: Kick-off @ iBiz Africa

04/24 09:45 am - 04/24 10:30 am @ Strathmore University

ModeratorsiBiz Africa, Moringa School Technical Mentors, Angel Hack

Keynote 3: Why NTW & Technology in Africa: Today, the Future and the Journey

04/24 09:45 am - 04/24 10:30 am @ Strathmore University

SpeakersStacey Ondimu

Panel: Moringa School Skills Gap report and panel discussion

04/24 10:35 am - 04/24 01:15 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersMaureen Wanjiku Njuguna, Gituku Ngene, Victoria Mukami

ModeratorsBoluwaji Oyewumi

Panel: Scaling Tech in Kenya. A Better Africa with Tech (ABAWT)

04/24 11:00 am - 04/24 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersMartin Kilu, Billie Selby

ModeratorsCecilia Mwangi

Workshop: A tech-focused session, training on how to use GitHub Advanced techniques

04/24 11:00 am - 04/24 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersIheanyi Ekechukwu, Stanley Goldman, Meaghan Lewis, Ifunanya Ikemma

Workshop: AI, Machine Learning and how it is being implemented in Africa by Microsoft

04/24 11:00 am - 04/24 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersLawrence Muthoga

Cyber Security Challenge: Capture the Flag

04/24 11:00 am - 03/24 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersXavier Kibet , Jack Ogina, Moses Okemwa

Workshop 4: Google Workshop

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersNgesa Marvin, Tony Muthuri

Workshop: JUMO - Performance Testing

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersClovis Mugaruka, Sandra Kambo

Round table 1 (Closed Session): Women in Tech

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Brownbag: Innovative Research Presentation, Lecturers presenting innovative research

04/24 02:00 pm - 03/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersMr. Emmanuel Kweyu - Strathmore University, Bildad Urandu -JUMO, C4D Lab

Panel 3: Fintech Digitalization and Innovation with the User in mind - TALA

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Study Room - Student Center 3rd Floor

SpeakersJohn Swekenyi

Closing Panel: GIZ Make IT Africa - Disrupting inequality with technology

04/24 04:40 pm - 04/24 05:40 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersMaria Omare, Roy Allela

25th April - Day 2

Registration

04/25 07:45 am - 04/25 06:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Exhibition Booth Setup

04/25 08:00 am - 04/25 06:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Opening remarks: Startup Day

04/25 09:00 am - 04/25 09:05 am @ Strathmore University

Keynote: How the ministry is supporting the tech ecosystem in Kenya?

04/25 09:05 am - 04/25 09:25 am @ Strathmore University

SpeakersPS, Ministry of ICT

Keynote: Entrepreneurs in the Tech Ecosystem

04/25 09:25 am - 04/25 09:45 am @ Strathmore University

Hackathon Day 2: Kick-off @ iBiz Africa

04/25 09:30 am - 04/25 10:30 am @ Strathmore University

Keynote: Microsoft Investments in Africa

04/25 09:45 am - 04/25 10:30 am @ Strathmore University

SpeakersSomet Kipchilat

Workshop: IP Clinic - Strathmore University & Lawyers Hub

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Panel: Investors - How do investors look at tech ?

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersStephen Gugu , Brenda Wangari, Veronica Ogeto

ModeratorsWilliam Githui

Workshop: NIW Technical Chat, Automation Tools for Startups

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Workshop: Ed-Tech Demo Workshop

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University

ModeratorsJenn Cotter, Juliet Otieno

Panel: Moringa School showcasing student presentations on projects

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

ModeratorsLysette Mitto, Eve William

Workshop: Suits and Tech -Metta

04/25 02:00 pm - 04/25 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Microsoft Policy Room - Thomas Moore 1st Floor

SpeakersMettā Team

Innovative Research Presentation, Lecturers presenting innovative research

04/25 02:00 pm - 04/25 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Music Room -Student Centre 3rd Floor

SpeakersMr. Jim Maloba, Github, Chris Orwa

Panel: Innovations in Shelter, Affordable housing through Innovations

04/25 02:00 pm - 04/25 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

SpeakersBDO East Africa, Habitat for Humanity

ModeratorsPangea Accelerator

Panel: The role of Enterprise Initiatives in providing support for intervention in the small business marketplace.

04/25 02:00 pm - 04/25 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Study Room - Student Centre 3rd Floor

SpeakersOswald Jumira, Hadassah Mombo, Frontier Tech Hub, GIZ Make IT

Workshop: Rapid application building with reusable micro-services - Humanitec

04/25 02:00 pm - 04/25 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University,Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

SpeakersChristoph Richter

Workshop: Serverless Architecture - Andela for Developers

04/25 02:00 pm - 04/25 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Seminar Room- Student Centre 3rd Floor

SpeakersShem Ogumbe

Panel: Case study - The role of associations like ASSEK in supporting the entrepreneur and SME Enablers like hubs.

04/25 04:40 pm - 04/25 05:40 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersBernard Chiira, Sam Gichuru, Linda Onyango, Florence Kimata

NTW'19 TECH AWARDS

04/25 06:30 pm - 04/25 09:00 pm @ Crowne Plaza - Upperhill

26th April - Day 3

Registration

04/26 07:45 am - 04/26 06:00 pm @ Strathmore University

Exhibition Booth Setup

04/26 09:00 am - 04/26 06:00 pm @ Strathmore University Ground Floor - Thomas Moore Auditorium]

Hackathon Day 3: Judging @ iBiz Africa

04/26 09:00 am - 04/26 11:00 am @ Strathmore University, iBiz Africa

Keynote: Self-selecting teams in Agile

04/26 09:25 am - 04/26 09:45 am @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersWilly Bogonko

Tech Talk: Designing a technical assessment pipeline

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 pm @ Strathmore University

SpeakersRoina Ochieng

Panel 10: How is media using tech to curb fake news?

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 pm @ Strathmore University

Workshop 12: IOT workshop with iLab Africa

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 am @ Strathmore University

Panel 12: CTO panel unpacking the technology journey in Africa - CTO perspective

04/26 02:45 pm - 04/26 03:45 pm @ Strathmore University

NTW'19 Speakers

Meet some of our speakers

Lina Ng'inja

Projects Manager at Nailab

Asad Rahman

Innovation Manager on DFID's pioneering Frontier Technology Live streaming programme

Eve William

Learning Associate Professional Development

Lyssette Mitto

Employer and Alumni Relations Senior Associate at Moringa School

Shem Ogumbe

Technical Team Lead at Andela

Billie Selby

Innovation and Technology Policy and Programme Manager at DFID

Martin KIilu

Lead, Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I3N)

Clovis Magaruka

Quality Analyst Lead, Jumo World

Antony Gakuru

Senior Associate , Kaplan & Stratton , (Member -Lawyers Hub)

Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch

Head of Strategic Partnerships - Innovation, Safaricom Ltd

Joseph Sevilla

Director - @iLabAfrica at Strathmore University

Nzilani Mweu

Lead Partner- Technology, Telecommunications and IP

Testimonials

what people say

NTW was one of the biggest gathering of driven developers looking to share and build on their knowledge Nairobi has ever seen!

Aaron Fu
Managing Director @ Metta

NTW was just Super! We had an engaging and heated EdTech panel with attending government officials, and we found our amazing bot developer, Lando. Not missing this one for the world.

Kago Kagichiri
Co-Founder and CEO @ Eneza Education

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