Tech4Africa is the premier mobile, web & emerging tech event in Africa.

October 9th & 10th 2013, Johannesburg

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Howzit! Thank you for supporting Tech4Africa ;-)

To say thank you to everyone who has supported us so far, we'd like to offer the following:

  • 2 Nights free accomodation at the Indaba, for the first rockstar to buy a ticket on receiving this email
  • 3 Tickets to the invite-only VIP Dinner we're hosting, for the first company to buy 3 tickets for their senior digital folks
  • 3 additional #Hackathon tickets to the first company to buy 3 Standard tickets and Tweet about it using #tech4africa
  • Free trade show stand to the first company to take 5 tickets, and with a tech product to promote
  • 3 Student tickets from Tech4Africa, for any company that will match with another 3 (We think students are the future)
  • Free case of wine from RealTimeWine for the first person to buy their ticket and Tweet about it using #tech4africa

Take advantage of the above, and register now!.

We've listened to your feedback

For 2012 we've changed the schedule to have speakers doing shorter and punchier talks, with an emphasis on bite-sized information that can be consumed and discussed with any platform. We've always said that Tech4Africa is about learning, so don't expect any snorefests!

Our speaker lineup for 2012 is taking shape, and I'm sure you'd agree we're congregating some of the best minds in mobile today! As such, here's a quick snapshot of what you can look forward to: Neal Ford (Thoughtworks), Daryn Smith (InMobi), Tom Rosemelia (IBM), Ralph Simon (Mobilium), Emma Kaye (Bozza), Verone Mankou (WayC), Mbwana Alliy (I/O Ventures), Christo Davel (22Seven), Josh Adler (UNDP), Mayan Mathen (DiData), Brett Loubser (BlazingChilli), Jon Hoehler (Deloitte), Toby Shapshak (Journalist)

More information on the schedule.

Over 45 action packed sessions in 2 days; punchy talks & the #hackathon

One piece of feedback we've received consistently is to have a greater breadth of tech talks, with more depth, and by local speakers, so we're doing it!

The #Hackathon is for technical people to present, listen, learn and, umm, hack stuff, with other folks that love doing the same thing. It's a super informal gathering of techies over the duration of the event, and we're really looking forward to it! ;-)

At the #Hackathon you can look forward to: Agile development workshops, pair programming, continuous integration, test-driven development, jQuery, RubyOnRails, Progressive UX, Node.js, Raspberry PI, Problem solving, Mobile Monetisation with InMobi, Assorted Scaling & Trickery Gotcha’s and Solutions, Social Media Marketing, Social Engagement with Native, PHP/Python/LAMP, Virtualisation for Haxors, EC2 / Scala / Hadoop, Startup Fundraising Masterclass.

More information on the schedule.

Get your tickets

Tickets are selling fast, and still 27 days to go! Tickets are priced as follows:~

Developer Hackathon: R1,000 ex VAT
Standard Registration Fee: R1,800 ex VAT

Don't miss out on the coolest tech event of the year, for the price of two rounds of golf, or a hairdo and pair of shoes! Grab your tickets now!

Planning travel / Pitch @ Ignite / Have your say

Travel Startups Vote
Flying to Johannesburg? We've created an accomodation guide, including details on rooms available. Startups from around Africa can register for startup pitching competition. All details are on our Ignite page. For the first time you can have your say for Tech4Africa using our feedback platform. To find out more, visit our voting page.

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Media should apply for a media pass by contacting us.

Partner opportunities: We've worked with incredible companies in previous years. Will you join us this year? Partner with us.

In 2011, Tech4Africa reached people in 47 countries and 171 cities, and trended on Twitter at 8.7 tweets per minute, reaching 23,174,362 million people worldwide. Checkout the 2011 Infographic.

History of Tech4Africa: Did you know that Tech4Africa was first conceived in 2006, and is now in it's 3rd year? Read more about our history.

We're really proud of the last 2 incredible years and some of the best speakers in tech, so we've created a previous speakers section.

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