Conference Schedule

Panel Sessions


 8:00 - 8:30

Registration


 8:30 - 9:00

Welcome remarks and keynote speakers


 9:10 - 9:55

(P01) Africa an IT BPO continent

(P02) Blockchain talent shortage - Challenges and Solutions.


 9:55 - 10:10

 Tea Break  


 10:10 - 11:05

(P03) Preparing for the 4th industrial revolution

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


 11:05 - 11:50

(P05) Mainstream technology stacks and trends for developers

(P06) Trends in Cybersecurity


 12:05 - 12:50

(P07) How to become a topnotch competitive developer

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


Workshops Sessions


 13:30 - 14:15
-(W01) Building and architecting a FinTech platform
-(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 ChromeWay blockchain platform (Cont’d)

 14:30 - 15:15
-(W06) Blockchain beyond cryptocurrency
-(W07) Getting started in Game Development
-(W08) Getting started in building IoT applications
-(W09) Being an effective DevOps engineer in a cloud environment
-(W010) Introduction to ChromeWay blockchain platform (Cont’d)

 15:30 - 16:15
-(W011) Data Science vs Data Engineer in Action
-(W012) Cyber Security and why developers should care?
-(W013) New techniques in Mobile APP Engineering
-(W014) Building, integrating and deploying microservices web API
-(W015) How to become an effective remote developer

 16:30 - 17:15
-(W016) Building a secure, scalable and performant web front end APP
-(W017) Introduction to ChromeWay blockchain platform
-(W018) Building mobile applications on KaiOS Platform
-(W019) Building backend services at scale
-(W020) GDG

Panel Sessions


 8:30 - 9:00

Registration, Accreditation and Networking


 9:00 - 9:10

Opening Remarks - Thomas Debass, U.S. State Department


 9:30 - 9:45

Welcome Remarks by the Ethiopian Government


 9:15 - 9:30

Plenary Address - U.S Consul General


 9:45 - 10:00

Ethiopian Ecosystem Welcome Address


 10:00 - 10:15

Connecting Ethiopian Innovation to the World - Stephen Ozoigbo, CEO African Technology Foundation


 10:15 - 10:30

 Tea Break  


 10:30 - 11:30

Startup Pitch Ethiopia Batch I

(P09 ) Entrepreneurs’ journey - Frustrations, Frictions, and Failures


 11:30 - 12:30

EthioTech Enabler Series - Ethiopia's Creative Economy: Enabled by Media Entrepreneurs

(P010) AI and its applications in the African context


 12:30 - 13:00

EthioTech for the future - A celebration of ecosystem successes

(P011) Women at the forefront of Technology


Pitch Ethiopia Pitches


 14:10 - 15:10

Startup Pitch Batch II - 5 Companies will pitch for 5 minutes each with feedback from the Judging Panel


 15:10 - 15:20

Final deliberations and Judges' feedback


 15:30 - 16:30

The P!TCH ETHIOP!A AI Meetup and


AfriDevCon Workshops


 14:00 - 14:45
-(W21) Introduction to ChromeWay 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 ChromeWay blockchain platform (Cont’d)
-(W26) Developing and deploying apps on Azure cloud
-(W27) Building and launching your product in no time using Google cloud, Gitlab, and Capacitor.
-(W28)TBD

 15:30 - 16:15
-(W29) Modern web app with React and Redux
-(W30) Machine learning problems at Scale
-(W31) Building API’s Rapidly with Azure functions
-(W32) Build Clean Code

 15:30 - 16:15
Closing remarks

Where

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

When

October 18th & 19th, 2019

Email

Email: conference@gebeya.com