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Choose Your Pick: Events Happening this Week


Choose Your Pick: Events Happening this Week

Here are a few events happening this week:


A developer’s conference will be happening at Bauchi. Hopefully this gradually allows people to connect and create a tech community there.

Date: Thursday 16th February, 2017

Venue: Uplift Center/Hub, Bauchi.

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm




MEST Incubator Lagos is having their second fireside chat with a focus on branding and marketing strategies for startups. You can expect to see Ladi Adimefe of Imaginarium Creative and Bode Pedro of Squarepine present as they would be speakers.

Date: Saturday 18th February, 2017

Venue: Café Neo, Ikoyi, Lagos

Time: 4:30pm

You can find out more and register here.



Devcenter and GDG Lagos will be celebrating the very first TensorFlow dev summit. You can join TensorFlow team and Machine Learning experts from around the world for the keynote of the summit, have some talks targeted at Machine Learning beginners, do a few code-labs, and round it up with a party.

Date: Wednesday 15th February, 2017

Venue: IDEA Hub Lagos


Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

This is already sold out but you can find out more details here if you’re still curious.



If you have a strong idea that could be pitched more clearly, then do go ahead and join The Afropreneur Pitch Deck Worshop. This workshop will help you improve your pitching skills and understand the components of a great pitch deck, providing plenty of practice until you get it right. Don’t forget to go along with your laptop and writing materials.

A lucky participant will also get a discount on an IBX Class offered by Orange Academy. The training will cost only N5250 if tickets are purchased online, and N10,000 at the event venue.

Date:  Saturday February 18, 2017

Venue: Orange Academy, 3 Adesoye St, Mende Maryland, Lagos

Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Find out more info here.



A meet up that brings tech enthusiasts, developers, and tech companies in the South East and around together to discuss, engage, and collaborate.  This is intended to be a monthly event.

This month’s event will serve as both the maiden Tech Unravel event and Tribe Nigeria launch. There will be discussions on how to accelerate technology in the South East. There will also be speakers from Start Innovation Hub Uyo, ApTech Computer Education Awka, Klipboard Technology and a few others who will help discover how to build the tech ecosystem in Eastern Nigeria. Do not leave your laptops behind.

Date: Saturday 18th February, 2017.

Venue: Summit Splendour Hotels and Resorts

Time: 9:00am

You can register here



The Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I), is an open innovation challenge to source solutions that promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector. Fintech entrepreneurs are invited to join an interactive exchange  and a short discussion on leveraging Fintech to promote integrity.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Time: 9am

Venue: Citibank Nigeria, 27 Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos


You can register here and find out more info here. Seating is limited so you may want to reserve a spot quickly.



StartUp Arewa would be holding a workshop for SMEs to equip them with digital skills so that they can take advantage of the modern economy. If you fall into this category or are interested, you can find out more here.

Date: Saturday 18th February, 2017

Venue: CoLab, 4 Barnawa Close, Kaduna

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm


This meetup focuses on IoT and discusses the multi-displinary nature of building hardware solutions with talks from different ends of the spectrum.


Date: Saturday February 18 by 2pm

Venue: Webcoupers 34, McNeil Road, Yaba, Lagos

Time: 2:00pm

More info here


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