AfChix TechWomen Summit 2019

EVENT PROGRAM

Time Activity
08:00 – 08:30 Arrival and registration of participants

Mistress of CeremonyMs. Irene Misoi, Lecturer, Catholic University of Eastern Africa , AfChix Board

08:30 – 09:15

“My Story is Good, Girls Will Remember It”

09:15 – 10:00 Session One: Women and Internet Policy – Opportunities to Engage (Townhall)

Panelists:

Moderator: Madhvi Gokool, Acting Head of Member Services, AFRINIC  

10:00 – 10:30 Health Break (engaging people )
10:30 – 12:30 Session Two: Leadership Presentations

Presentation Topics:

  • Self-Care for the Woman in Tech

Presenters:

Session Chair: Nodumo Dhlamini, AfChix Board

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch (Lunch Tables by Discussion Topics) – Kamara Lillian
14:00 – 14:15 Keynote Address –  Evelyn Namara, Global Community Engagement Manager, Internet Society
14:15 – 15:00 Session Three: Technology Trends

Presentation Highlights:

  • Blockchain
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Big Data,
  • Machine Learning and AI
  • Cybersecurity

Presentors:

  • Kwame Rugunda, Blockchain Association of Uganda & Crypto Savannah
      • Gloria Namanya, Blockchain Enthusiast
      • Daisy Obura, Blockchain Enthusiast

Session Chair: Houda Chakiri, AfChix Board

15:00 – 16:00 Session Four: AfChix Women Connect Challenge – Community Networks Project

Presentors:

  • Lillian Achom, AfChix Women Connect Challenge – Community Networks Project Manager

Panelists:

  • Lillian Achom, AfChix Women Connect Challenge – Community Networks Project Manager
  • Irene Misoi, AfChix Women Connect Challenge – Community Networks Project Coordinator  Kenya & AfChix Board
  • Adama KA, AfChix Women Connect Challenge – Community Networks Project Coordinator  Senegal & SenChix [Alternative Khoudia]
  • Sabah Ou Herri, AfChix Women Connect Challenge – Community Networks Project Coordinator  Morocco, Eva Malus Cooperative [Alternative Houda]

Moderator: Khoudia Gueye Sy

16:15 – 16:45 Session Five: AfChix Chapters Presentation by Nodumo Dhlamini

  • How to Start  and Grow Your AfChix Chapter
  • AfChix Country Chapter Presentations
    • Senegal
    • Zimbabwe
    • Kenya
    • Uganda
    • Morocco
16:45 – 17:00 Discussions and way forward – Representatives from AFCHIX Board
18:00 – 20:00 Cocktail and Networking Event Sponsored by Mozilla

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Poster Sessions Featuring Innovators (Showcase)

Panelists:

  • Asia Kamukama – Mobile Computer Classroom
  • Georgina Diana Ekua Nana Maison –  a continental system for African Higher Education communities
  • Dorothy Ankunda – Safe Bangle
  • Alinda Tumwesigye Lonnah – Chef for Hire
  • Babirye Victoria Sharon – Mobi Fuel
  • Catherine Nakakande & Sheila Nanyitti –  Irrigation System Based on Weather and Soil Moisture

Coordinator: Juliet Nanfuka, CIPESA

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