AFRICA GATHERING: SHARING IDEAS FOR POSITIVE CHANGES
23-24 April 2010, Washington, DC, USA
Africa Gathering provides a space to bring technophiles, thinkers, entrepreneurs, innovators and everybody else together to talk about positive change in sustainable development, technology, social networking, health, education, environment and good governance in Africa.
For further information visit http://www.africagathering.org/dc.php or http://agdc.eventbrite.com/
TMT FINANCE AND INVESTMENT MIDDLE EAST 2010
26-27 April 2010, Sharq Village Hotel, Doha, Qatar.
The TMT Finance and Investment Middle East 2010 Conference and Awards Ceremony is the premier networking hub for executives of telecom operators, technology providers, investors, financiers and advisers active in mature and emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Now in its fourth year, the conference takes place again this year in Doha with support from Qtel, Booz&Co and Clifford Chance. The event features an outstanding academy of expert speakers from across the region and internationally debating opportunities in M&A, strategy, wireless broadband, financing, mobile payments and cloud computing.
For further information visit www.tmtfinance.com/me
MOBILE PAYMENT AND MICRO INVESTMENT SAFARI
28-29 April 2010, Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, Ajose Adeogun,Victoria Islan, Lagos, Nigeria.
The Mobile Payment and Micro Finance Banking Safari is co-produced by MobileMoneyAfrica, African center for Mobile Finance Inclusion and Nigerian Television Authority,Lagos Channel 10.It is the premier investment event to promote Mobile financial services in West Africa.The April event will bring together leading investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers for two days of high-level resentations,
conversations, and networking.
The focus areas will be as follows:
Raise fresh funds for your mobile payment and micro finance Bank.
Network with technology providers from across the globe.
Explore new partnership with experienced providers.
Invest into a new emerging sector in Nigeria.
Understand the cost outlay in rolling out and managing a mobile money network.
Network with potential agents that will serve your Business at the Mobile money agent workshop.
For further information visit http://mobilemoneyafrica.com/
WSIS FORUM 2010
10-14 May 2010, Geneva, Switzerland
Half way to the final review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and ahead of the two-thirds MDG review at this year's UN General Assembly in September, and ITU's own four-yearly World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-10) in May, the WSIS Forum will look at how far nations have come in meeting connectivity goals and progress in implementation of the 11 WSIS Action Lines set at the Summit in Tunis in 2005.
For further information visit
AITEC BANKING & MOBILE MONEY WEST AFRICA
11-12 May 2010, Lagos, Nigeria
Technology presents great opportunities for the financial sector to extend reach, improve service and reduce costs. However, in the drive to implement the very best that technology vendors have to offer, the focal point of the banking process is often forgotten – the customer.
AITEC Banking & Mobile Money West Africa 2010 will therefore focus on the customer experience in relation to all technology implementation and services, challenging suppliers and bankers alike to evaluate their systems in the light of customer needs and preferences.
For further information on the conference visit AITEC’s website
NOG-11 AND AfriNIC-12 MEETINGS
23 May-4 June, 2010, Kigali, Rwanda
The African Network Operators' Group (AfNOG) and the African Network Information Centre (AfriNIC) are pleased to announce that the 11th AfNOG Meeting and the AfriNIC-12 Meeting which will be held in Kigali, Rwanda during May & June 2010. The jointly organised two-week events include the AfNOG Workshop on Network Technology (offering advanced training in a week-long hands-on workshop), several full-day Advanced Tutorials, a one-day AfNOG Meeting, and a two-day AfriNIC Meeting. In addition, several side meetings and workshops will be hosted in collaboration with other organizations. Further details are available at the AfNOGand AfriNIC websites