East Africa Digital Innovation Summit
Organised by Blockchain Vibes, the East Africa Digital Innovation Summit is a prominent event that will explore the innovations in Web2 and Web3 technologies in the East African region. The conference will bring together entrepreneurs, innovators, industry leaders, and policymakers to discuss emerging trends, share knowledge, and explore opportunities in the digital space.
By Anna B Kiwanuka
The highly anticipated East Africa Digital Innovation Summit is set to take place from July 6 to 9, 2023. Organized by Blockchain Vibes and a few other partners, this prominent event aims to explore the cutting-edge advancements in Web2 and Web3 technologies and their profound impact on the future of digital transformation in East Africa and the entire continent.
Bringing together innovators, policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, tech enthusiasts, and various stakeholders from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and beyond, the East Africa Digital Innovation Summit promises four days of strategic conversations, high-level networking, and partnership opportunities.
The schedule kicks off in Nairobi, Kenya, with the East African Digital Youth Conference at the Cooperative University of Kenya Auditorium on July 6. The following day, the East Africa Digital Entrepreneurs Forum and startup pitch contest will be held at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda. The journey then leads to Kampala, Uganda, for the Digital Innovation Conference and Awards at the Yusuf Lule Central Teaching Facility, Makerere, on July 8. A memorable VIP dinner will wrap up the summit on the next day.
Attendees will have the chance to not only engage with remarkable speakers, organizers, and participants from around the world but also explore the scenic East African region, all while actively contributing to the pivotal conversations that will shape the continent’s digital future.
The conference will cover a wide range of topics, including digital entrepreneurship, e-commerce, fintech, cybersecurity, digital inclusion, and the transformative potential of digital technologies in sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, education, and government services.
The East Africa Digital Innovation Summit serves as a catalyst for driving digital transformation and fostering innovation in the region. By facilitating knowledge exchange, encouraging investment in digital initiatives, and nurturing local digital talent, the summit aims to accelerate economic development and establish a sustainable digital ecosystem in East Africa.