Future of African Cities: Innovation, Spaces and Collaboration
18th – 20th of 2017 in Cairo, Egypt
Annual Gathering 2017
The AfriLabs Annual Gathering annually focuses on trending tech hub practices, local innovators and innovative solutions to relevant African issues. In order to key into the African integration agenda, the regional development or political organization at the hosting country will be fully involved.The Annual Gathering provides a unique opportunity for members and other stakeholders to convene, learn the latest hub insights, and build partnerships between and with hubs.
This year, the AfriLabs Annual Gathering and the Hivos Coworking Summit was a joint event hosted by The District that provided opportunities for the different members of both networks to exchange knowledge, network, build collaborative relationships and share resources. The conference took place from the 18th – 20th of 2017 in Cairo, Egypt and was themed ‘Future of African Cities: Innovation, Spaces and Collaboration’.
The conference was co-organized by AfriLabs, Hivos, District, Progrss, Wasabi, Facebook, The French University Sherouk City and The American University in Cairo.
Board Chair AfriLabs, CEO AppsTech, Vice President African Business Angels (ABAN)
Global Lead of Developer Circles from Facebook - USA
Global Programme Manager at Hivos, The Netherlands
Co-founder & Executive Partner at LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited, Nigeria
Founder, Venture Capital For Africa (VC4A)
Managing Director, iHub, Kenya & AfriLabs Board Member
Incubator Manager, iBiz Africa, Kenya & AfriLabs Board Secretary
AfriLabs Board Treasurer, Habaka Hub, Madagascar
Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Founding Director, American University in Cairo (AUC) Venture Lab.
Founder, Network of Incubators and Innovators in Nigeria (NINe), Nigeria.
Entrepreneur & Investor - Nigeria
Head of Human Rights Innovation Initiative at CRD - Sweden
Founder, Egomonk, India
Founder and CEO, Yomken, Egypt
Director General of L'Uzine, Morocco
Cofounder and Training Director at AkiraChix, Kenya
Researcher/Expert in Creative Economy & Entrepreneurship in Africa, Senegal
New Silk Roads, The Netherlands
Director, Hifi, College of Saint Benilde - Philippines
Program Manager at Nahdet El Mahrousa, Egypt
Le 18 (Dix-Huit), Morocco
Business Advisor, Sylabs, Algeria
Director of Partnerships at Nahdet El Mahrousa, Egypt
Innovation Development Manager, Hub of Innovation for Inclusion - Philippines