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CODERS4AFRICA 2014 Ethiopia Tech Conference

Will java.net be there?

No

Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Free and Open?

Free and Open to the Public
March 1, 2014 - March 2, 2014


All software, application developers, techies, technopreneurs and computer science students in Ethiopia are invited to this revolutionary event. Registration is FREE, but space is limited. Register now to reserve your seat!

Our goal is to bring together the brightest software developers and software companies that are focused on breakthrough technologies and alleviating issues facing their communities. During the conference we will have workshops, demos and explain our mission and vision for training and certification slated to start in 2014 in Ethiopia.

At the same We also want to bridge the gap between East and West African developers and spark collaboration between the 2 sub-regions.

Keynote Speakers include Coders4Africa co-founders and Team members, Packard Foundation representatives, sponsor representatives but also representative from local IT shops and startups

Who should attend
This FREE event is recommended for anyone who has experience in web, mobile, application or system programming. For computer science and information systems students this is a must attend event. IT professionals who are not coders are also welcome.

Agenda
March 1st Developer's Day
7:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome and Keynote
9:30 CODERS4AFRICA presentation to Ethiopian coders
11:00 Q&A Interactive session
11:45 Discuss latest technologies and tools in software development
12:45 Break for Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 First Breakout sessions
Web development (PHP, JSON, Jquery, CSS3, MySQL and other Javascript libraries)
Building a mobile SMS application (Nokia)
Building mobile smartphone App (Android)
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee break networking
14:30 - 15:15 second breakout session
Web development with Microsoft development stack (.NET, C#, Visual Studio and SQL server express)
Backend development with Java (REST API, Data acess Layer etc..)
Data model and database design (NoSQL, and RDBMS)
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee break networking
15:30 - 16:15 Break Session # 3
Open source development with Drupal technologies
Writing good software (patterns, best practices and methodologie such as Agile)
Building Apps with Python
16:30 - 17:15 closing remarks

March 2nd Technopreneur & Startup Day
7:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome and Keynote
9:30 CODERS4AFRICA presentation to Ethiopian startups
10:00 ICEADDIS (innovation, collaboration, enterpreneurship)
10:30 dibsr (A community for sharing the things and places you love)
11:00 kinehintsa (The Art of Building)
11:30 Startup 4 (TBD)
12:00 Startup 5 (TBD)
12:45 Break for Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 First Breakout sessions
Best Practices for Software Startups (Idea, team development and Funding)
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee break networking
14:30 - 15:15 second breakout session
Pitching your idea
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee break networking
15:30 - 16:15 Break Session # 3
Software developers career path and survical strategies
16:30 - 17:15 closing remarks

Have questions about Coders4Africa 2014 EthiopiaTechnology Conference March 1st & 2nd At Global Hotel Located at Debrezeit Road, Tegene Building Addis Ababa, Ethiopia?
Contact: Coders4Africa Team via email: contact@coders4africa.org