Are you looking to network and consequently take your business to the next level? Here is our list of Tech Events in Lagos, November 2017. You should definitely plan to attend these events. Just like the October edition, we have compiled these from major event platforms. Do ensure you also check back for the December edition.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Africa As A Platform
This is a tech conference that celebrates innovators across Africa that are using technology to confront the continent’s daring economic challenges. The organizers of this event are Q21 Solutions Limited and ADE Digital Media Limited. The theme of the conference is “Millennials, Machines and Money”. There will be panel discussions and also a chance for startups to receive seed funding. Learn more about the event and register here.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: High Growth Africa Summit 2017
This is a two-day conference that teaches entrepreneurs how to build, scale and fund high growth businesses in Africa. Starta and Ingressive are the organizers of the event. The event will take place on November 21 by 8:30am and November 22 by 9:00pm. It will feature speakers from the tech ecosystem and beyond. They include the following:
- Oluyomi Ojo, Printivo
- Yele Badamosi, Microtraction
- Iyin Aboyeji, Flutterwave
- Bankole Olufemi, Big Cabal Media
- Lexi Novitske, Singularity Investment
- and a host of others
The event is a PAID event. You can read more about the event and register here.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: West Africa Convergence Conference 2017
This will hold on November 29, 2017. The organizer of the event is Knowhow Media and Market Intelligence International Ltd. The organizer is an ICT, research and media company. The event will hold at the Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja between 8:00am to 4:00pm. The major theme of the event is “The Future of Work”. The event will highlight how work-spaces are changing and new careers born as a result of new technologies. Learn more about this event and register here.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Booking.Com & IamtheCODE Developer Hackathon
This is a developer hackathon by Booking.com and IamtheCODE. The Nigerian partner for the event is Chowberry Inc. The aim of the event by Booking.com is to recruit developers in Nigeria. Booking.com is an e-commerce company founded in the Netherlands. It helps travelers find a place to stay wherever they go through an aggregation of hotels, vacation homes etc.
The major highlight of the event is the iamtheCODE/Booking.com Challenge. Developers, Software Engineers etc. will work with the Booking.com API to develop a solution that will improve sustainable tourism in Nigeria. The event will hold on November 18 by 8:30am at the Lily Gate Hotel Conference Hall in Lekki Phase 1. Intending developers will have to apply by email. The event is free but you’ll need an invite to get in. There’s so much more you should know about, so quickly go here to see the full details.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: AR/VR Meetup By IMISI 3D
Imisi 3D is organizing an Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR) meetup on November 4. The purpose of the event is for AR/VR enthusiasts to network and learn from one another. It will hold at the Co-creation Hub by 11am. The event is a free one so go ahead and register here if this is for you.
Imisi 3D is a virtual reality creation lab whose mission is to grow a community of VR developers in Nigeria. Additionally, it will also develop VR-based solutions. Furthermore, it will also educate people about VR and help them engage with it.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Society and Technology Conference and Exhibition
The Institute for Work and Family Integration (IWFI) is organizing this event in collaboration with The Lagos Business School (LBS). It will hold on November 28 by 8:00am. The event will take place at the Oriental Hotel. There will be a discussion focusing on how technology trends will affect the family institution in the coming years. Participants will also learn how to use technology to succeed at work and on the family front.
In conclusion, the event is a free one but you will need to register here to attend.
Tech Events In Lagos, November 2017: Lagos Podcasting Meetup
This event is for Podcasters in the house. It will take place at Cafe Neo, 6 Agoro Adiyan street, Victoria Island. The event will discuss the state of podcasting, technology etc. Learn more about the event here. The organizers are two podcasters in Lagos.
Tech Events in Lagos, November 2017: A Deeper Dive Into Rust
This event is organized by Rust enthusiasts. It will take place on November 4 by 11am at the Trade Depot. The address is 259, Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island. Finally, learn more and register here.
Rust is a systems programming language sponsored by Mozilla Research. It is designed to be a “safe, concurrent, practical language”, supporting functional and imperative-procedural paradigms
Tech Events in Lagos, November 2017: Bridging the Gap between Technology & Offline Payments
This event holds on November 4 by 10am. Flutterwave and Africa’s Talking are the organizers of the event. Attendees will get a chance to network with developers from the Flutterwave and Africa’s Talking team. Additionally, there will be masterclasses on building payment solutions through USSD, SMS and Voice APIs. Furthermore, the event will also cover the topic; Introduction to Flutterwave and Africa’s Talking How to Build a Mobile Money Solution Payment through USSD. You can get a ticket to the event here.