It’s around that time again of the year when all the best techies from around the world meet up in Berlin, this year is no different and as always Kenyan techies are very well represented. This year however, we have a Kenyan artist joining the Kenyan delegation. SO who should you be expecting at the re:publica this year?
- Godfrey “Gado” Mwampembwa – yes the famous Gado from the GADO Cartoons and the XYZ Show
- Nanjira Sambuli – Research Lead at the iHub in Nairobi. In her other life, she also doubles as a musician.
- Evans Campbell – PR & Communications Manager at the iHub in Nairobi, also a blogger
- Juliet Wanyiri – CEO and founder of Foondi Workshops
- Michael Gathogo – product designer at Cladlight and founder of Toimart
- Fatuma Musa Afrah – motivational speaker and activist for refugee rights in Germany
- Grace Keji – Project Coordinator for #DefyHateNow
Fatuma Musa and Grace Keli aren’t Kenyans, but are affiliated to Kenya as they lived for some time at the refugee camp in Kakuma.
Did the names tickle your interest? Here are the sessions you can meet them at:
|Mon, 2nd May||17:15 to 18:15||STAGE 6||LOL – Laugh Out Loud! African Political Satire in restricting political contexts||Godfrey "Gado" Mwampembwa, Siyanda Mohutsiwa, Layla Al-Zubaidi, Tongai Leslie Makawa, Comrade Fatso, Michael Simbarashe Kudakwashe|
|Mon, 2nd May||14:45 to 15:45||STAGE 2||Digital colonialism: a global overview||Nanjira Sambuli, Renata Avila, Joana Varon, Alan Mills|
|Mon, 2nd May||12:15 to 13:15||MAKER SPACE||Analog Electronics: Basic circuits behind all Electronics!||Juliet Wanyiri, Victor Yang'a, Rodrigo Pitanga, Melanie Stilz, Victoria Wenzelmann|
|Thu, 5th May||19:45 to 20:15||STAGE L||Getting Vinyl in Kenyan Basements to Collectors Globally||Evans Campbell|
|Tue, 3rd May||15:30 to 16:00||MEETUPS GREEN||Internet of Things Meet Up||Juliet Wanyiri, Max Krüger, Simon Höher,|
|Tue, 3rd May||20:00 to 21:00||STAGE T||AfricaHackTrip – The Movie||Michael Gathogo, Victoria Wenzelmann, Martin Stadler|
|Tue, 3rd May||15:00 to 16:00||STAGE 4||Forderungen an die Politik||Fatuma Musa, Barbara Hendricks|
|Tue, 3rd May||12:30 to 13:00||STAGE 4||Opportunities for women newcomers||Fatuma Musa, Paula Schwarz|
|Wed, 4th May||16:15 to 17:15||STAGE 4||The Good, the Bad and the Zero||Nanjira Sambuli, Lea Gimpel, Kudzai M Mubaiwa, J. Carlos Lara, Cathleen Berger|
|Wed, 4th May||17:30 to 18:30||STAGE 4||Hardware for the Masses||Juliet Wanyiri, Federico Musto, Simon Höher|
|Wed, 4th May||11:15 to 12:15||STAGE 4||Top 5 things wrong with policy frameworks for innovation and entrepreneurship and how to fix them||Nanjira Sambuli, Georgia Nicolau, Martín Restrepo, Jay Fajardo|
|Wed, 4th May||12:30 to 13:30||STAGE 4||Innovation in Refugee Camps||Grace Keji, Ana Laura Santos, Kilian Kleinschmidt, Marlen de la Chaux, Katharina Dermühl|