Event archive 2011-2012


December 22nd, 2012: Machine learning with Google Prediction API by GDG
10.00-12.00   Learn how to take advantage of Google’s machine learning algorithms!

December 10th, 2012: Mobile Monday Dar Special Workshop at KINU
18.30-20.30   Open Source Repositories Training Workshop

December 10-12th, 2012: First part of FEMTANZ Training for selected participants
Monday 8am-Wednesday 3pm smaller side of Innovation Space reserved for training

December 6th, 2012: Webinar – Competitive Intelligence Techniques
18.00-20.00   Learn to recognize trends and patterns in your business environment in this SCIP East Africa webinar.

Sanitation Hackathon 2012
November 13th: Info session at Innovation Space for journalists
November 24-25th:  Field trip to learn about problem scenarios
November 28th: Brainstorming session for solution ideas
December 1-2nd: Sanitation hackathon main event

November 28th, 2012: Entrepreneurship Education Workshop at Tumaini
14.00-17.00   Developing ways to mainstream entrepreneurship education at Tumaini Uni.

November 26-27th, 2012: Iringa Living Lab workshop
Two-day stakeholder workshop to develop ideas and community engagement in Iringa.

November 5th, 2012: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam on eGovernance
18.00-20.30    MoMoDar is back on, this time focusing on eGovernance.

October 16th, 2012: Brainstorming session for app competitions with KINU
15.00-18.00   Join our co-hosted brainstorming session at KINU to come up with the killer idea for either the Tigo or Vodacom app challenges! Details soon.

October 13th, 2012: A meeting for people from Kibondo District
16:00 – 19:00   People from Kibondo District who are living in Dar es Salaam discuss how they can help develop the district. The main Innovation Space will be closed for others, however the smaller space can be used.

October 10th, 2012: FEMTANZ workshop
09.00-12.00   This workshop will provide a practical experience on the FEMTANZ-program, new insights and some sales skills. Details and registration via above link.

October 4th, 2012: Webinar – Competing in Adjacent Markets
18.00-20.00   Learn how find your ‘blue ocean’ and new markets through a webinar by SCIP East Africa and Erik Glitman.

September 28th, 2012: Introduction to Social Media Marketing for SMEs
16.30-19.30  How to use social media in your SME? Hear from POPOTE what you can do!

September 27th, 2012: Girls’ Night Out on FEMTANZ
18.00-20.00  Come and learn about the FEMTANZ-program, how to grow your business using ICT, and network with other female entrepreneurs!

September 17th-21st, 2012: Web Portal Development Training
09.00-12.00   Join female students in tech for training organized by Binti-ICT

September 15th, 2012: Software Freedom Day
09.00-17.00   Want your share of free and open software? Register here!

September 14th, 2012: Startup World Dar es Salaam pitching competition
09.30-14.00   Finale for 10 Tanzanian startups on a global scale, don’t miss it!

August 30th, 2012: Workshop on Monitoring & Evaluation
09.00-12.00   M&E Training for practitioners by Blackmark & DTBi

August 29-30th, 2012: 1st Tanzania Innovation Summit at KINU Hub
Two-day event organized in collaboration with 5th SA Innovation Summit on Leading Innovation – Africa’s Competitive Edge.

August 26th, 2012: Seminar on Tanzanian music online
13.00-16.00   Tanzania Heritage Project organizing a seminar on Tanzanian music

August 23th, 2012: Savannah Fund info session at KINU Hub
18.00-20.00   Information on the Savannah Fund and accelerator program

August 14th, 2012: Workshop on Climate Change at KINU
18.00-19.30   Workshop on technology portal for coping climate change in Tanzania

August 11th, 2012: Day 2 of Android BootCamp Mobile Training
10.00-13.00   Android Clinic – get some help to issues you’re struggling with!

August 8th, 2012: Day 1 of Android BootCamp Mobile Training
14.00-18.00   Get started with Android development!

August 2nd, 2012: Visit of Prime Minister to DTBi exhibition at Innovation Space
11.00-14.00   Visit of Prime Minister Hon. Mizengo Pinda and Minister of Communication, Science and Technology Hon. Prof. Makame Mbarawa to DTBi incubatees exhibition.

August 1st, 2012: Demo Africa Innovation Tour
17.00-19.30   DEMO Africa “launchpad for emerging technology and trends” visiting DBTi and raising awareness for the DEMO Africa 2012 conference. Details and registration here.

July 28th, 2012: Official launch of the Google Apps Developer Challenge
10.00-12.00   Dar GDG/GTUG lauching the GADC at the KINU Hub!

July 19th, 2012: Info session on East African Fellows Program by Acumen Fund
15.30-17.30    Come and hear more about a great training program for young leaders!

July 18th, 2012: Dar es Salaam Bloggers’ Circle meeting
18.30-20.30   Join the Dar bloggers meeting to discuss about blogging and social media

July 11th, 2012: Girls’ Night Out #4 – Bring your bibi!
18.00-20.00    Bring your favourite older lady and her phone for another Girls’ Night Out!

July 7th, 2012: Diet <Code> Part 2 – CSS Training
15.00-18.00    Learn how to CSS to build beautiful and fast webpages!

July 4th, 2012: Group Mentoring Session #4
10.00-13.00    Individual mentoring to help you develop your business idea.

June 23rd, 2012: Diet <Code> Part 1 – HTML Training
15.00-18.00    Learn how to code your webpage in lean and mean HTML!

June 20th, 2012: Dar es Salaam Bloggers’ Circle meeting
18.30-20.30   Join the Dar bloggers meeting to discuss about blogging and social media

June 16th, 2012: Blogging Saturday!!
10.00-13.00    René from RLabs: Blog Your World – Setting up your blog
15.00-17.00    Tony & Jumanne: Blogging Beyond Basics

June 14th, 2012: Robert Miles: “StartUp Entrepreneurship, The Dos and Donts”
13.00-16.00     Open guest lecture at the Innovation Space by a DTBi mentor, welcome!

June 14th, 2012: connectIT conference
09.00-18.00    ICT conference in Dar based on volunteerism and sharing ICT knowledge

June 11th, 2012: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam: ICT Security Awareness
18.00-20.30   Mobile Monday Dar meetup with focus on security. Details and registration.

June 9th, 2012African News Innovation Challenge Brainstorming
10.00-14.00    Great event for journalists, media and developers to work together on changing the media landscape of Tanzania!
Register at http://anic-dar-june9nd.eventbrite.com.

June 9th, 2012Google+ APIs Hackathon
09.00-18.00    Build Google+ Apps in a day with support of your peers and GTUG Dar es Salaam at the KINU Hub!

June 7th, 2012: Girls’ Night Out – Apps 4 Women by Women Part 2
18.00-20.00    The wonderful women in ICT are meeting to take their app ideas forward!

June 6-7th, 2012: 2-day Living Labs Workshop
Our kind of PPP: Practical, participatory and problem-based workshop for our living lab partners and others working on living labs initiatives in Tanzania.

June 6th, 2012: Group Mentoring Session #3
10.00-13.00    Individual mentoring to help you develop your business idea. Session will be held in the pre-incubation space (next to Innovation Space).

June 2-3rd, 2012: Random Hacks of Kindness Dar es Salaam
All weekend event sponsored by Red Cross Kenya at University of Dar es Salaam. Use your skills and ideas in hacks for humanity with your peer developers! Details http://bit.ly/JB7yTL.

June 2nd, 2012: Photoshop On-The-Fly – Part 2
15.00-18.00    Follow-up session continuing where we left off last Saturday.

June 1st, 2012: Using Mxit Reach platform for social good
10.00-13.00    Marlon Parker from RLabs is visiting Dar and he’ll share how we can develop apps for Tanzania using the Mxit Reach platform!

May 26th, 2012: Photoshop On-The-Fly -workshop
15.00-18.00    Learn how to create great web graphics with Photoshop.

May 25th, 2012: What’s Your Social Media Appetite?
10.00-13.00    René will cover the social media tools RLabs-style!

May 16th, 2012: Dar es Salaam Bloggers’ Circle meeting
18.30-20.30   Join the Dar bloggers meeting to discuss about blogging and social media

May 16th, 2012: Group Mentoring Program – Part 2: Searching Blue Oceans
10.00-13.00    In the 2nd session we focused on differentiating ideas from competition!

May 8-11th, 2012: IST-Africa 2012 Conference

May 12-13th, 2012: SEMA Hackathon
Sat 09.00 – Sun 16.00

April 25th, 2012: Group Mentoring Program – Part 1: Value Proposition
10.00-13.00    In the first session we will focus on what value you bring to your customer!

April 26th, 2012: Kibondo Development Fund meeting
14.00-18.00    Rita and team of enthusiastic young people meeting to establish on NGO supporting access to education, information and ICT in Kibondo district.

April 22nd, 2012: TechnoSunday
11.00-13.00    Free outreach & training program for efficient use of ICT

April 19th, 2012: [Rescheduled] Girls’ Night Out: Apps 4 Women by Women
18.00-20.00   Girls are meeting again, focusing on apps 4 women!

April 18st, 2012: Dar es Salaam Bloggers’ Circle meeting
18.30-20.30   Join the Dar bloggers meeting to discuss about blogging and social media

April 14th, 2012: User Interface Design workshop – Part 2
15.00-18.00   User interface prototyping and testing

April 10th, 2012: Orientation for Nokia Mobile App training 
09.00-15.00   Only for selected candicates

April 2nd, 2012: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam
18.00-20.30   Theme: Focus on mHealth solutions and initiatives

March 31st, 2012: User Interface Design workshop – Part 1
15.00-18.00   Introduction to usability and UI design

March 31st, 2012: Beautiful Code Design Best Practices by Dar GTUG
10.00-13.00   Want to learn how to code well? Come and learn. Registration required.

March 28th, 2012: Office hours on competition submissions
13.00-16.00    Want to work on your ideas for competitions? Come to the Innovation space and we’ll help you!

March 24th, 2012: Guest lecture by Prof. Martin Bell
09.30-11.30   Topic: Innovation for Economic Development, lessons from Developing Countries

March 21st, 2012: Dar es Salaam Bloggers’ Circle meeting
18.30-20.30   Join the Dar bloggers meeting to discuss about blogging and social media

March 12-16th, 2012: ITIL training
09.00-16.00   Every day on March 12th, 13th, 15th and 16th 

March 6th, 2012: Idea generation & process facilitation training
10.00-16.00   Training for different facilitation approaches for idea brainstorming

  • Me – we – us   – method.  Ideation, discussion & sharing
  • Group mind map  -method.  Visualization & categorization of ideas
  • Applied World Cafe  -method.  Dynamic ideation session for small groups.

Training is organized at COSTECH for our partners in Morogoro, but it’s open for anyone interested. Trainer is Mrs Minna Takala from Aalto University.

March 5th, 2012: Girls’ night out – what social media can do for you?
18.00-20.00   MoMoDar, TANZICT & Pamoja Initiatives organize a women-only session!

March 4th, 2012: TechnoSunday
11.00-13.00   Free outreach & training program for efficient use of ICT, details & register

February 27th, 2012: Pivot East workshop with Mobile Monday Dar
10.00-16.00   Competition and business skill workshop for mobile developers, details and registration

February 16th, 2012: Pitch camp
08.30-16.00   Pitching training day – details and registration in the blog!

February 6th, 2012: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam
18.00-20.30   Theme: Mobiles for rural development, details here

February 4th, 2012: Google Mapping party
11.00-16.00    People get together to map their world, see details and register

February 2-3rd, 2012: g|Tanzania conference organized by Google

Two-day conference organized by Google for the developer and business community. Held at Mlimani City. More details at https://sites.google.com/site/gtanzania2012

February 1st, 2012: Google Developer Days Pre-event organized by GTUG
15.00-19.00  Registration by invitation only

February 1st, 2012: MIT Sloan Africa “Innovate” Trek
8.55-14.30   Come and meet MIT Sloan group coming to visit Tanzania’s entrepreneurs

Africa “Innovate” Trek will bring 40 MBA students (1st year and 2nd years, from all over the world) from MIT Sloan to Kenya and Tanzania. The purpose of the trek is to demonstrate the range of opportunities that Africa offers to aspiring entrepreneurs. Have a look at the updated program and come and meet the “trekkers”!

January 30th, 2012: Idea session with Justin Arenstein on the Africa News Innovation Challenge
18.30-20.30   At the innovation space on for technologists and media practitioners

Purpose of ANIC is to kickstart experimentation in the media with new technologies.The contest will target solutions to technology challenges facing African media, including ways to strengthen data-based investigative journalism, audience engagement, mobile news distribution, data visualization, revenue streams and workflow systems. For more information and registration, please check the full story in the blog.

January 9th, 2012: Mobile Monday Dar Es Salaam
18.00-20.30  Financing of ideas and innovations


December 1st, 2011: Marlon Parker from RLabs
09.00-10.00  Story of RLabs / How gang members became ICT entrepreneurs?
10.00-12.00  Brainstorming: Making business out of solving social problems with ICT

RLabs is short for Reconstructed Living Lab. What does a living lab mean in the African context? How can living labs be used both for entrepreneurship and social impact? How can ICT and mobile technologies enable entrepreneurs to create positive change in the society?

More details in the blog, register by joining the event in Facebook (or send us an email).

December 1st, 2011: Pitching evening at COSTECH
17.00-19.00  Learn to pitch your business idea – or come to listen and learn!

8 pitches, 3 minutes each, great panel of judges giving feedback, best pitch wins Android smartphone. More details and registration in the blog.

December 3th, 2011: Apps4Africa follow-up session
10.00-14.00  How to write a winning proposal

Come with your idea and our experts will coach and help you in writing the submission, so the plan is to work together on the ideas and them as good as possible!

December 5th, 2011: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam
18.00-20.00  Theme: Open data, mapping & Open Government Partnership

November 12th, 2011: Apps4Africa Brainstorming session with Pamoja Initiatives
09.00-12.00  Come to learn and brainstorm for Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge!

November 9th, 2011: WhereIsMyTransport visiting COSTECH on Science Week
13.00-16.00   WhereIsMyTransport is an exciting IT start-up from Cape Town; come to hear their story in developing a public fleet management system into IT business out from a university project.

November 7th, 2011: Mobile Monday Dar es Salaam
18.00-20.00  Theme: Battle of Mobile Platforms

October 31st, 2011: Official Launch of TANZICT & DTBi


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