Global Tech Event in Africa

Attend a series of cutting-edge educational sessions designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills in various fields, including web and mobile app development, machine learning, JavaScript, Web 3.0, and mixed reality.


Duration : 4 hrs
Level: Intermediate

Fawad Laiq
Senior Technical Manager

Lesson 1: AI Fundamentals
  • Topic A: A Brief History of AI
  • Topic B: AI Concepts

Lesson 2: Functions of AI in Business
  • Topic A: Improve User Experiences
  • Topic B: Segment Audiences
  • Topic C: Secure Assets
  • Topic D: Optimize Processes
Lesson 3: Implementing Business Requirements for AI
  • Topic A: Identify Design Requirements
  • Topic B: Identify Data Requirements
  • Topic C: Identify Risks in Implementing AI
  • Topic D: Develop an AI Strategy

Exam CBS-410

Duration : 4 hrs
Beginner / Intermediate

Muhammed Muneer
Cybersecurity Engineer

Lesson 1: Identifying Security Compliance Measures
  • Identify Organizational Compliance Requirements and Resources
  • Identify Legal Compliance Requirements and Resources

Lesson 2: Recognizing and Addressing Social Engineering Attack
  • Recognize Social Engineering Attacks
  • Defend Against Social Engineering Attacks
Lesson 3: Securing Devices
  • Maintain Physical Security of Devices
  • Use Secure Authentication Methods
  • Protect Your Data
  • Defend Against Malware
  • Use Wireless Devices Securely
Lesson 4: Using the Internet Securely
  • Browse the Web Safely
  • Use Email Securely
  • Use Social Networks Securely
  • Use Cloud Services Securely
  • Work from Remote Locations Securely
  • Appendix: Mapping Course Content to CyberSAFE Exam CBS-41

Let’s Master the Jump into Mixed Reality!

Duration : 4 hrs
Level : Beginner

Christian Glessner
Leitwolf at Hololux GmbH
Microsoft MVP


Zaid Zaim
Mixed Reality Catalyst at Hololux GmbH
Microsoft MVP

In this workshop, you will explore the exciting world of mixed reality and learn how to use the Mixed Reality Toolkit (MRTK) to create a multi-platform virtual showroom. As a developer, you may have already honed your skills in creating games for PC, mobile, and console, but MRTK can help you take your development journey to the next level. Our workshop is beginner friendly and aimed to bring developers, designers and tech-intrested people together to learn about Mixed Reality development.

This free, open-source project by Microsoft offers enhanced volumetric UX/UI systems and pre-defined components that accelerate cross-platform development in Unity. During this workshop, you will learn how to set up a new project with MRTK3, configure a Unity 3D scene with interactivity, and deploy your app to HoloLens 2 and Oculus Quest 2 and Quest Pro. Come join us and take the first step towards mastering mixed reality development!

Throughout the Workshop the following topics will be mastered:
  • Introduction to MRTK3
  • Setting up a new project with MRTK3
  • Configure a Unity 3D Scene with interactivity
  • Locomotion and Hand menus
  • App deployment to HoloLens 2 and Oculus Quest 2

  • A Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC.
  • Windows 10 SDK 10.0.18362.0 or later.
  • Unity Hub with Unity 2020.3.x+ installed.
  • Download Archive 2020
  • Basic familiarity with Unity: interface, scene creation, package import, the addition of Game Objects to a scene.
  • Please check this for a comprehensive list of prerequisites and installation resources.
  • Install the tools - Mixed Reality | Microsoft Learn

Product Design Sprint

Duration : 6 hrs
Level : Beginner / Intermediate

Omar Kazeb
Project Manager,
Le Wagon

A sprint methodology to define and prototype the MVP of your web or mobile app. Through this workshop, you'll define your app's target users and their need and will find the angle that makes your product different. You will also learn how to build an interactive mockup with Figma to test your design with real users.

  • Determine the core user journey at the heart of a product
  • Zoning : the art of drawing rectangles to organize the info you display on each page.
  • Build a mockup and a prototype for your product
  • Data manipulation and statistical analysis

Machine Learning Sprint

Duration : 4 hrs
Level : Beginner / Intermediate

Omar Kazeb
Project Manager,
Le Wagon

Learn about what really is (and isn't) Machine Learning.

In this workshop we will demystify the concept of Machine Learning by looking at what this term means and how it works in the real world. We will then look at the use cases for Machine Learning that are already being applied all around you and the ways we shouldn't use it.

Finally, you will see how anyone - including you! - can get involved in Machine Learning and AI by building your first ML models using Python!

Build a game with JavaScript

Duration : 4 hrs
Level : Intermediate

Omar Kazeb
Project Manager,
Le Wagon

In this workshop you will learn what is JavaScript, what makes it so prevalent as a programming language and how you can make websites interactive with it - and even turn web pages into games!


Workshop 1
Duration : 2 hrs

Melody Musoni
Digital Economy & Governance
Policy Officer -

African Perspectives on AI and Data Governance: Opportunities and Challenges.

  • The state of AI Regulation and data governance in AFRICA
  • Legal and policy considerations and debates on AI Regulation
  • Challenges and opportunities on regulating AI in AFRICA


Workshop 2
Duration : 2 hrs

Maurizio Santamicone
SVP Product

Principles and Best Practices for Building Trustworthy Applications

  • Goals &Critical touchpoints
  • Explanations and failure modes
  • AI onboarding
  • Trust
  • User Controls
  • User feedback
  • What about the Data?
  • Solutions