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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

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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

SpeakersBenedict Mbiyu, Brian Marete

Intellectual Property-Clinics - Lawyers hub

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 am @ Strathmore University, Study Room - Student Centre 3rd Floor

Speakers1.Nzilani Mweu - Tech Lawyer & Columnist for the Star Speaker , 2.Antony Gakuru - Senior Associate, Kaplan & Stratton, 3.Linda Bonyo - CEO, Lawyers Hub Speaker, 4.Isaac Okero, Former LSK President.

How digital spaces have transformed offline spaces

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 am @ Strathmore University Microsoft Policy Room- Thomas Moore 1st Floor

SpeakersTony Barasa Wanaswa, Anthony Ndungu, Jay Maranga

CTOs Panel

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

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, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

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

04/24 09:05 am - 04/24 09:25 am @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

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, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersAregash Asfaw

Hackathon Day 1: Kick-off @ iBiz Africa

04/24 09:45 am - 04/24 10:30 am @ "Strathmore University, iBiz Africa- Student Center 5th Floor

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,Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersStacey Ondimu

Panel: Moringa School Skills Gap report and panel discussion

04/24 10:35 am - 04/24 01:15 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersMaureen Wanjiku Njuguna, Gituku Ngene, Victoria Mukami

ModeratorsBoluwaji Oyewumi

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 Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

SpeakersLawrence Muthoga

Cyber Security Challenge: Capture the Flag

04/24 11:00 am - 03/24 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Seminar Room- Student Centre 3rd Floor

SpeakersXavier Kibet , Jack Ogina, Moses Okemwa

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, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

SpeakersIheanyi Ekechukwu, Stanley Goldman, Meaghan Lewis, Ifunanya Ikemma

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

04/24 11:00 am - 04/24 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Microsoft Policy Innovation Center - Thomas Moore 1st Floor

SpeakersMartin Kilu, Billie Selby

ModeratorsCecilia Mwangi

Brownbag: Innovative Research Presentation, Lecturers presenting innovative research

04/24 02:00 pm - 03/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Music Room -Student Centre 3rd Floor

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

Workshop 4: Google Workshop

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

SpeakersNgesa Marvin, Tony Muthuri

Workshop: JUMO - Performance Testing

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

SpeakersClovis Mugaruka, Sandra Kambo

Round table 1 (Closed Session): Women in Tech

04/24 02:00 pm - 04/24 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Microsoft Policy Room - Thomas Moore 1st Floor

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

04/24 04:40 pm - 04/24 05:40 pm @ Strathmore University Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

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, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

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

04/25 09:05 am - 04/25 09:25 am @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersPS, Ministry of ICT

Keynote: Entrepreneurs in the Tech Ecosystem

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

Hackathon Day 2: Kick-off @ iBiz Africa

04/25 09:30 am - 04/25 10:30 am @ Strathmore University, iBiz Africa- Student Centre 5th Floor

Keynote: Microsoft Investments in Africa

04/25 09:45 am - 04/25 10:30 am @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersSomet Kipchilat

GraphQL Workshop

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 am @ Strathmore University Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

SpeakersBrian KImokoto, Software Dev, Andela

Panel: Investors - How do investors look at tech ?

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University Microsoft Policy Room- Thomas Moore 1st Floor

SpeakersStephen Gugu , Olaf Sedei

ModeratorsWilliam Githui

Workshop: IP Clinic - Strathmore University & Lawyers Hub

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

Workshop: NIW Technical Chat, Automation Tools for Startups

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University, Music Room - Student Centre 3rd Floor

SpeakersNoreen, Nairobi Innovation Week, Eunice, My Biz Marketer

Workshop: Ed-Tech Demo Workshop

04/25 11:00 am - 04/25 01:00 pm @ Strathmore University- Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

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

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

Andela Workshop for Developers

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

SpeakersJames Nyamu

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: 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

Day 3 Keynote: Transport Tech

04/26 09:00 am - 04/26 10:00 am @ Strathmore University , Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersKamal Budhabhatti, - LittleCab CEO

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

Highlights from the Blockchain Task Force Report 2018

04/26 09:00 am - 04/26 10:00 am @ Strathmore University , Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

Keynote: Self-selecting teams in Agile

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

SpeakersWilly Bogonko

The Relevance Of Tech for Other Sectors

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 am @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

Speakers 1: Priscilla Queirolo Tech Fugees, 2: Jacqueline Stewart I&M bank

Technopreneurship  -UI/UX in fintech applications

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 am @ Seminar Room- Student Center 3rd Floor

SpeakersJohn Swekenyi, Tala, John Muchiri, Nestmetric, Dominic Kavusya, Taimba Ltd

Moving from a monolithic architecture to a microservices architecture

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 am @ Strathmore University, Study Room - Student Centre 3rd Floor

SpeakersVictor Mshindi , Twiga Foods

Workshop 12: IOT Architecture and Project Demos: iLab Africa

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 am @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO3

SpeakersStephen Ngetich

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

04/26 10:35 am - 04/26 01:15 pm @ Strathmore University , Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

Blockchain Panel

04/26 02:00 pm - 04/26 02:45 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

SpeakersPanellist - Frank Deya, Panellist - Roselyn Wanjiru, Panelist- Benjamin Runda

Fintech Telematics Data Integration - exploring challenges and possibilities

04/26 02:00 pm - 04/02 02:45 pm @ Strathmore University , Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersVic Sullwald, JUMO

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

04/26 02:45 pm - 04/26 03:30 pm @ Strathmore University , Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersCTO, ANDELA

Tech Talk: Designing a technical assessment pipeline

04/26 02:45 pm - 04/26 03:30 pm @ Strathmore University, Thomas Moore Basement BOO4

SpeakersRoina Ochieng

Startup panel-- success stories

04/26 03:30 pm - 04/26 04:00 pm @ Strathmore University , Thomas Moore Microsoft Auditorium

SpeakersWazinsure - Winnie Badiah , Gjenge Makers --  Nzambi Matee , Micrive Limited------ Chris Muraguri , 1 Million Start Ups--------Margaret 

NTW'19 Speakers

Meet some of our speakers

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

Prof. BItange Ndemo

Professor of Entrepreneurship University of Nairobi

Emmanuel Kweyu

Deputy Director, Ilab Africa, Strathmore University

Priscilla Queirolo

Chapter Lead Nairobi @ Techfugees

Mark Kaigwa

Founder at Nendo - Strategy & Storytelling for Digital Africa

Ifunanya Ikemma

GitHub Campus Expert for University of Nigeria Nsukka,

Hadassah Vui Mombo

Specialist-Innovation Support, Safaricom PLC

Oswald Jumira

Innovation Partnerships Across Africa, Liquid Telcom

Brenda Wangari

Program Associate, Village Capital

Stephen Gugu

Entrepreneur, Investor, Lecturer, Mentor and Advocate on things entrepreneurship and finance

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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