Conference Schedule

Panel Sessions

 8:00 - 9:00


 9:00 - 9:20

Welcome remarks and keynote speakers

 9:30 - 10:15

(P01) Africa an IT BPO continent

(P02) Blockchain talent shortage - Challenges and Solutions.

 10:15 - 10:30

 Tea Break  

 10:30 - 11:15

(P03) Preparing for the 4th industrial revolution

(P04) Moving Africa to the Cloud - Opportunities, challenges, and risks

 11:25 - 12:10

(P05) Mainstream technology stacks and trends for developers

(P06) Trends in Cybersecurity

 12:20 - 13:05

(P07) How to become a topnotch competitive developer

(P08) How early is too early to be a developer?

 13:05 - 14:05

 Lunch Break  

Workshops Sessions

 14:05 - 14:50
-(W01) AI will be at the core of Innovation
-(W02) UX UI in the real world
-(W03) Getting started with Machine Learning
-(W04) Building mobile applications on KaiOS Platform (Cont’d)
- (W05) Introduction to Chromia blockchain platform (Cont’d)

 15:00 - 15:45
-(W06) Blockchain beyond cryptocurrency
-(W07) Getting started in Game Development
-(W08) Getting started in building IoT applications
-(W09) Building mobile applications on KaiOS Platform (Cont’d)
-(W010) Introduction to Chromia blockchain platform (Cont’d)

 15:45 - 16:00

 Tea Break  

 16:00 - 16:45
-(W011) Data Science vs Data Engineer in Action
-(W012) Cyber Security and why developers should care?
-(W013) oh My Tools! Tools to make your Android Application Development better
-(W014) Building, integrating and deploying microservices web API
-(W015) How to become an effective remote developer

 16:55 - 17:40
-(W016) Building a secure, scalable and performant web front end APP
-(W017) Introduction to Data Analysis with Pandas
-(W018) Being an effective DevOps engineer in a cloud environment
-(W019) Building backend services at scale
-(W020) Flutter & Firebase live code

Panel Sessions

 8:00 - 9:00

Registration, Accreditation and Networking

 9:00 - 9:10

Opening Remarks

 9:20 - 10:05

(P09) AI and its applications in the African context

(P10) Investing Strategies in African Startup

 10:15 -11:00

(P11) African Gaming Industry

(P12) The Dawn of Animation Industry in Africa

 11:00 - 11:15

 Tea Break  

 11:15 - 12:00

(P013) Entrepreneurs’ journey - Frustrations, Frictions, and Failures

(P14) Women at the forefront of Technology

 12:10 - 12:55

(P015) Building a FinTech platform

 12:55 - 13:50

 Lunch Break  

AfriDevCon Workshops

 13:50 - 14:35
-(W21) Introduction to Chromia Blockchain platform (Cont’d)
-(W22) Rethinking APIs with Graph QL
-(W23) Building mobile applications on KaiOS Platform (Cont’d)
-(W24) Modern web app with React and Redux

 14:45 - 15:30
-(W25) Introduction to Chromia blockchain platform (Cont’d)
-(W26) Developing and deploying apps on Azure cloud
- Canceled -
-(W27) Bringing your ideas to life using Firestore and ionic
-(W28) Let's Write Code that S.C.R.E.A.M.S

 15:30 - 15:45

 Tea Break  

 15:45 - 16:30
-(W29) Build and architecting a FinTech platform
- Canceled -
-(W30) Machine learning problems at Scale
-(W31) Systematic change Mindset for social entrepreneurship
-(W32) Build Clean Code

 16:30 - 17:00
Closing remarks


UN Economic Commission For Africa (UNECA), Addis Abeba, Ethiopia


October 18th & 19th, 2019