I didn’t notice how much activity there was this month alone. The first week of the month is already but the rest of the month could be as busy as ever seen in any month. I decided to put all these together, even though most of them will be captured in the Gh Tech Roundup newsletter.
11 Nov – Neural Networks 101 – Workshop
AI Masterclass is a program of 5 workshops and 3 live Q&A sessions about Artificial Intelligence brought to you by AI experts at Facebook. Neural Networks 101 is the first session of the series
Recurrent Neural Network: This lecture introduces Recurrent Neural Networks and how they can be used for modeling and generating sequential data. The applications for language modeling and natural language generation are used as illustrative examples.
11 Nov – forLoop
forLoop is the largest Independent developer network in Africa with developers in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and now Ghana. In this maiden edition themed “Collective Talent Development: Being World Class” hosted at iSpace, we are going to have seasoned software developers talk to us about what it takes to #beWorldClass.
13 – 19 Nov – Global Entrepreneurship Week
Global Entrepreneurship Week is celebrated each year in more than 100 countries, and has been running for more than 10 years. This year’s activities include a townhall at University of Ghana Business School, several events with the week including one in Kumasi, then ending with Startup Weekend from Friday Nov 17 – Sunday Nov 19.
14 – 15 Nov – Blockchain Academy
There will be a 2-day Blockchain Training Workshop with Resource persons from global as well as the local community. The total event will include: a 2-day Bitcoin & Ethereum Technologies Workshop & Hackathon (pre-conference Workshop), training in technologies & applications, policy and regulations, financial inclusion as well as other crucial issues.
For further information on the Blockchain Training Workshop, please visit: http://www.ghana.com/blockchain/
16 Nov – Social Thursday
As part of the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Week, the British Council, Ghana is hosting its second Social Thursday seminar for the year on Thursday, 16 November, 2017 from 6pm – 8pm on the theme “Teching” Social Enterprises in a Digital Age.
The goal of this seminar is to expose social enterprise leaders to transformational digital ideas and skills which will help them to develop a more entrepreneurial and agile approach to make their businesses more visible and fit for purpose in the digital age, generating more income and strengthening relationships with key partners and stakeholders.
16 Nov – Blockchain Conference
The Blockchain Conference will be held at Golden Tulip on 16 Nov and is aimed at creating awareness and network with peers, create a good policy environment for Blockchain technology to flourish, knowing the policy issues, meeting stakeholders and share best practices, having first-hand demos on some of the tools and hearing from the experts. For further information, please visit http://ghanablockchainconference.org/
17 – 19 Startup Weekend
is a 54 hour programme from Friday night to Sunday afternoon that brings together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to do amazing things. This year, the event will be held at British Council from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 November 2017.
Register for it on egoTickets here.
21-22 Nov – Tech In Ghana Conference
The Ministry of Communications Ghana and AB2020 are excited to announce the Tech in Ghana Conference, Accra. Following the success of the first conference held in London in February 2017, Tech in Ghana will showcase groundbreaking local innovations and provide a platform to highlight, discuss and stimulate the growth of Ghana’s digital development. Pulling together some of the brightest minds at the forefront of technological advancement and key industry players and influencers, Tech in Ghana will be hosted at the Accra Digital Centre on the 21st and 22nd November 2017.
23-24 Nov – Ghana Ecommerce Expo
Ghana’s burgeoning online business community will once again meet in Accra for the 4th Ghana eCommerce Expo and Conference on 23-24 November 2017, under the theme, “Shaping Ghana’s eCommerce Landscape through Innovation, Regulation and Adoption. Together”. This important annual gathering of leading ecommerce retailers, fintechs, digital payment platforms, telcos, digital banks, Internet Service Providers, mobile app developers, cyber security firms and major players in Ghana’s online business space is powered by OML Africa, organizers of high profile corporate events.
25 Nov – Google DevFest
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