Hangout with developers and attend a hackathon this week

by | Nov 21, 2016

The tech events happening this week is all about getting educated by experts and networking with peers in the Tech industry.

Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Tuesday, 22nd November – Monday, 28th November 2016) that I think may be worth your time. The tech events happening this week don’t require a fee before entry can be granted but registration is necessary.

G3 Mobile Games Developers’ November 2016 Meetup

G3 is a monthly meet up for programmers, publishers, designers, illustrators, indie developers, storytellers, sound engineers and everyone involved in the process of bringing a game to life to discuss issues related to the mobile games development in Nigeria and Africa.


Last month, attendees discussed Sound design and development for mobile games. This month, the topic under consideration is “Concept Art for Mobile Games”. Game lovers and enthusiasts are invited as well! It is an interactive section as everyone is free to share their ideas and thoughts.


The G3 meetup is open to game developers who would love to showcase their works (either in process or already developed). Click here to register for the meetup.

Date: Wednesday, 23rd November, 2016.

Time: 5.30pm – 8pm.

Venue: 58 Raymond Njoku Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.

re:learn center’s November Meetup

The re:learn meetup is a growing community of education and technology professionals, volunteers, school administrators and other stakeholders, who are committed to improving access and quality of education in Nigeria. This month’s focus is on ‘Digital Literacy: The Effects on ICT Use in the Classroom’.


Do you know any teacher, school owner, individual or organization doing something interesting in the Edtech space? Spread the word about the meetup. For more information about the meetup, click here.

Date: Thursday, 24th November, 2016.

Time: 6pm – 8.30pm


Venue: Co-Creation Hub Nigeria, 1st floor, TY Danjuma Foundation Building, 35 Fandriana Close, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja.

Google Developers Group DevFest SSW 2016

The biggest Google related series of events in Nigeria tagged ‘DevFest‘ is taking place this November in Port Harcourt, Abuja, Bauchi, Kano and Lagos with lots of speakers and sessions lined up.


Google Developer Groups (GDGs) are for developers who are interested in Google’s developer technology; everything from the Android, App Engine, and Google Chrome platforms, to product APIs like the Maps API, YouTube API and Google Calendar API.

The Lagos edition of GDG DevFest 2016 is set for this week and is focused on developers and technical content. The event’s core audience are developers. To be part of this, register here to participate.

Date: Friday, 25th November, 2016.

Time: 10am – 5pm.

Venue: Ozone Cinemas, 1-11 Commercial Avenue, Sabo-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.

CodeClass Hackathon by Codulab

As part of efforts to foster collaboration among Nigerian undergraduates and create better problem solvers, Codulab presents it’s first CodeClass Hackathon tagged “Hack FUNAAB”. This is the first ever CodeClass Hackathon, and it is based on the CodeClass Nigeria program.


The CodeClass Hackathon will be a skill-test where developers and designers will be asked to create an original application, plugin, or anything that can fit either inside a mobile platform or a web browser. There will be five teams competing with two teams emerging winners.

Are you interested in the CodeClass Hackathon? Register here to participate.

Date: Saturday, 26th November, 2016.

Time: 10am – 5pm.

Venue: Former ICTREC Building, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Emmanuel Ogunsola
Emmanuel Ogunsola

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