The AfriLabs Annual Gathering annually provides a unique opportunity for tech hubs in the AfriLabs network and other stakeholders in the African tech ecosystem like local innovators (entrepreneurs), corporates, investors, academia and developmental agencies to convene,network and share knowledge.
The 3rd edition of the AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2018 is being co-organized with Sahara Sparks which is the largest innovation and technology entrepreneurship event in East Africa as AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2018 & Sahara Sparks 2018. The gathering themed Innovation in the Data Age will be taking place from 11th – 13th October 2018 at Mlimani City Conference Center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The AfriLabs Annual Gathering has been held in different regions across Africa; from Ghana in 2016, to Egypt in 2017 and now Tanzania in 2018. In attendance will be over 80 technology and innovation hubs and over 600 key stakeholders that include entrepreneurs, corporate organizations, government and developmental agencies.
The AfriLabs Annual Gathering and Sahara Sparks will be coming together as a joint event to create opportunities for the members of the AfriLabs network and its stakeholders to meet and engage with the Tanzanian tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem to exchange knowledge, network, build collaborative relationships and share resources about the opportunities that the data revolution and innovation in Africa presents for social and economic development.
The 3 day gathering will feature panel discussions, an investor pitch, multiple parallel workshops and a local ecosystem tour. The topics will be centered around data driven innovation, the digital economy, Internet of Things (IoT), innovation ecosystems and trending technologies.
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