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Weekly Tech Events #8: Social Media Week 2017 and other events happening this week

February 20, 2017 · 1 min read
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This week, we have curated tech events that are mainly for developers, tech enthusiasts, startup founders and entrepreneurs running or individuals developing businesses that make use of technology.

Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 20th February – Monday, 27th February, 2017).

Google HashCode 2017

Google HashCode 2017 is a global competition for tech developers to solve real life engineering problem with the help of Google. To compete in Hash Code, you will need to form a team of two to four people. Teams are formed in the Judge System, but first everyone in your team must fill the registration form individually.

Within 48 hours of submitting the form, you will be able to log into the Judge System to register your team. If your team plans to participate from a hub for the Online Qualification Round, you will need to log into the Judge System to select the hub.

Registration closes on 20th February at 18:00 CET. To sign up for this event, click here.

Date: Thursday, 23rd February, 2017.

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Olotu Square, 1 Khana Street, Dline, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Lagos Geeks and Techpreneur Meetup

This event is the rallying point for developers, tech enthusiasts, startup founders and entrepreneurs running or developing businesses that make use of technology. Discussions will be centered on programming tools as a front-end/backend developer, kickstarting a programming career

The theme of the meetup is “How to Run a Successful Tech Venture”. This is a free event but pre-registeration is required and only 100 slots are available.

To sign up for this event, click here.

Date: Friday, 24th February 2017

Time: 4pm-7pm

Venue: Cedar Centre, Jibowu Street, Lagos, Nigeria.

Social Media Week 2017

Social Media Week 2017 is closer than you think. The extensive impacts of technologies on communication and the consequent transformative effects on African communities in recent years will be the major focus of this year’s Social Media Week Lagos.

Social Media Week is a week-long annual event that provide platforms for the exploration and exchange of ideas and insights on how social media and technology impact business, society, and culture.

Date: Monday, 27th February to Friday, March 3, 2017.

Venue: Landmark Centre, Water Corporation Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

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