AfrLabs Annual Gathering 2017 in Cairo - AfriLabs webiste
CAIRO – 18 October 2017: The annual gathering of AfriLabs, the largest network of technology and innovation hubs in Africa, has kicked off in Cairo Wednesday.
The gathering is the biggest meeting of stakeholders in the African technology ecosystem.
The attendees include innovation hubs, startups, government’s representatives and economists, who come together to exchange knowledge, network and build partnerships.
The AfriLabs Annual Gathering focuses on trending tech hub practices, local innovators and innovative solutions to relevant African issues.
This year’s theme “Smart Cities” is focused on employing big data and Internet-of-Things applications to improve the different aspects of daily life like data analytics, water/waste Management, buildings and infrastructure, energy management, transportation and cyber security, according to AfriLabs official website.
The event is taking place from 18-20 October in the French University in Al-Shorouk city, northeast of Cairo.
AfriLabs holds an annual gathering each year, bringing together members of its 50-strong tech hub network, inviting delegates to share insights and best practices in the technology field.