Another great event this year celebrating African creativity and innovation! The annual Africa Gathering conference returns to London this Friday with the theme Festival of Technologies: "Start it, Build It".
Set to explore start-up cultures across Africa and to showcase some of the great start-up ideas that have emerged recently on the continent. The event will incubate new ideas and perspectives regarding technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa and show how Africans are imagining and creating solutions that are changing and improving our lives.
The one-day programme will include:
- Keynotes and hands-on presentation from a heavy list of speakers including Africa's Hub managers, Apps4Africa winners, Google UK, Indigo Trust, Thomson Reuters and the World Bank
- 3 workshops and breakout think groups including one titled "Africa’s Start Up Future (Who is starting and building it in Africa?)".
It's not too late to register online or via contacting info[at]africathering.org or julani[at]africathering.org (replace [at] with @).
Thomson Reuters Foundation, London
9am – 6:30pm
Here's Africa Gathering Founder Mariéme Jamme discussing last year's event