Event Details: Tech4Africa – Conference and Cape Town Meetup

Africa itself has a unique set of challenges – and these challenges can be met head on using technology. Tech4Africa is the premier mobile, web & emerging technology conference, aiming to bring a global perspective to the our African context. The conference will bring together some of the most respected people in technology to share, teach and interact with us.
So, who should attend?

  • Business people wanting to understand how Web 2.0, mobile, and emerging technology and mobile is relevant to the enterprise
  • Technologists, geeks, bloggers, social media hipsters, hackers, journos, ponytails, propellorheads, and of course suits, who want to learn from the best in tech
  • Everyone working in a tech startup
  • Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about venture funding
  • Companies wanting to expose their product or service to a focussed audience
  • People looking to recruit technology people

Focus areas are:

  • Emerging tech and trends for Africa
  • Applications for Web 2.0 in Africa
  • Mobile & wireless innovation and trends for the next 3 years
  • Cloud computing and it’s relevance for business in Africa
  • Startups & business opportunities in Africa
  • African success stories
  • The funding landscape in Africa

Johannesburg Conference:
27 – 28 October 2011
Johannesburg, South Africa. For more details visit the Tech4Africa website.
Cape Town Meetup:
If you are stuck in Cape Town however, there will be a meetup on the 27th of September, which starts at 18:00. Place – Alba Lounge.
Whether you are an individual or a startup, you are welcome to attend. Attendance is free, and there will be a bar tab and some light eats. There will be a draw for a ticket to the JHB Tech4Africa conference, and you will have the opportunity to get up to 60% of on conference tickets, provided you attend the meetup. A speaker will be confirmed soon.
Hope to see you there!