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Mar
14
Wed
eCommerceAfrica @ Cape Town International Convention Centre
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day

eCommerceAfrica

14-15 March 2018, Cape Town International Convention Centre

eCommerceAfrica Conference and Exhibition has emerged as a leading platform for stakeholders in the Retail & FinTech arena to discuss and investigate new trends, technology developments and challenges in the market hindering more robust eCommerce growth.

Join the expanded advisory and speaker panel, representing industry thought-leaders active in Africa’s ever-evolving eCommerce industry to hear them share insights, garnered from hands-on-experience on various aspects of development which will enable participants to formulate new and innovative strategies for accelerating eCommerce success in an increasingly competitive market.

MoneyAfrica

The MoneyAfrica stream will feature presentations from an array of African and international experts representing various financial institutions who will discuss best practices, and share knowledge and expertise about the current state and future trends affecting the FinTech industry. Discussions will also delve into the enabling role the private sector and government have to play to influence uptake and usage in emerging markets ensuring that opportunities prevalent in FinTech are not overshadowed by the risks and challenges of the market.

Mar
27
Tue
DevConf 2018 @ DevConf Johannesburg - 27 March 2018, DevConf Cape Town - 29 March 2018
Mar 27 – Mar 29 all-day

DevConf, DevConf, the developers’ conference and exhibition tol be staged in both Johannesburg and Cape Town this year, will feature internationally and locally renowned speakers such as keynote David Hussman, Devjam’s agile guru and international speaker. Hussman will speak at DevConf on ‘What Developers Can Do to Make the World a Better Place’ and leave a lasting impact beyond their code.

Also on the extensive line-up across five tracks, Amy ‘Codes’ Chen, a software engineer at Rancher Labs, will talk on Kubernetes, the de-facto standard for container orchestration; JavaScript ‘preacher’ Chris Nwamba will examine the need to build offline apps for the next billion users; Griffiths Sibeko, Windows client team lead at Zapper, will outline a .net standard future for everyone; and .NETdeveloper and  Mensa member Gerard de Jong will demonstrate how to break into a WPA2 secured wireless access point live on stage.

Nigeria’s Neo Ighodaro, CTO at Hotels.ng, will talk on ‘Building for the bad guys’; UK-based software consultant Daniel Irvine will outline the secrets of successful mentoring; idwork.co.za founder Arjun Khoosal will talk delegates through making the magic happen in a startup; and Rebecca Franks, engineering lead at DVT, will present a testable approach to Android development. In line with its successful formula, DevConf serves to inspire software developers with a range of topics applicable to software development – from keeping up to date with the latest technologies and trends to tackling the challenges of working in large enterprise systems.  See the full agenda here.

DevConf organisers Robert MacLean and Candice Mesk report that the 2018 event is well on track to exceed its target of over 850 developers participating, with Early Bird tickets already sold out for both Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Sponsors supporting the event include industry leaders BBD, EOH, DVT, Chillisoft, Derivco, Offerzen and Obsidian, with more sponsorship opportunities still available.

DevConf Johannesburg will be held at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre on 27 March 2018, and DevConf Cape Town will be held at The River Club on 29 March 2018. For more information go to http://www.devconf.co.za/ or follow @devconfza

May
15
Tue
The African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit 2018 @ CTICC, Cape Town
May 15 – May 16 all-day

Join us for the third edition of the award-winning African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit which showcases a collection of Africa’s top real estate and infrastructure projects.  This exclusive, high-level two-day exhibition and the interactive conference is attended by over 800 property professionals, developers, investors, city and municipal planners, offering a platform to explore the future of urban development in African cities. Here we will explore key themes and topics shaping Africa’s urban growth and development. The Summit will focus on the following themes.

  1. Developing Future African Cities
  2. Integrated urban development
  3. Transport and mobility
  4. Housing and mixed-use projects

The African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit will be co-located with African Utility Week on 15 & 16 May at the CTICC, offering delegates an opportunity to explore the future of African city development from an energy and built environment perspective.

For more information about attending or securing a premium exhibition stand please contact.

Website

http://www.african-real-estate-summit.com/

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/realestatesummit/

Twitter

https://twitter.com/ARES_Summit

Sep
12
Wed
Africa Oil & Power Returns to Cape Town
Sep 12 – Sep 14 all-day

For the third year running Cape Town is host to the flagship Africa Oil & Power conference, connecting Africa’s top leaders in the petroleum and power sectors. AOP 2018 is the premier platform for energy investment and policy discussions for the entire continent. Building on the success of previous years, AOP will again bring ministers, senior government officials and top executives from the private sector from across Africa to lead the conversation on the state of Africa’s oil, gas and power sectors, and to identify the continent’s greatest opportunities.

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