3 Upcoming Conferences You Don't Want To Miss

Hey guys, trust y’all have been great and I hope you enjoyed the long holiday.

I’ve been getting good feedbacks from you guys about the conferences I’ve been attending and sharing with you. Due to this, I decided to share with you details of upcoming conferences that I think you might be interested in.

Below are three upcoming conferences that I’m sure you wouldn’t want to miss.

1. OpenCon (Advancing Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data)

OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career academic professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.


OpenCon 2017 will be held on November 11-13 in Berlin, Germany. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to most participants. For this reason, attendance at OpenCon 2017 is by application only.

The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2017 extend far beyond attending the Berlin meeting. It’s an opportunity to find collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and be recognized by the community for the work you do to promote Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.

You can apply for a travel scholarship to the conference. Application for registration to the conference closes on the 1st of August, 2017.

To find out more about OpenCon and issue areas before applying, click here.
To apply for the conference, click here.

2. AlterConf (Diversity in Tech & Gaming Conference)

This one is a tech conference and it is not free (but it isn’t really expensive).


AlterConf Conference
The AlterConf Logo


It comes up on the 1st of July in Victoria Island, Lagos.

AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries.

The conferences go beyond the limited definitions and basic discussions of diversity to create a deeper, more nuanced conversation. Each conference features a wide range of speakers delivering critical analyses of tech and gaming culture and presenting their vision for what our community can be.

It is definitely going to be a great conference, you can register by clicking this link

3. TechPlus Conference
This is also a tech-related conference, and it is free to attend. It will be taking place at the Landmark Center, Lagos from the 6th to 8th of July 2017.

TechPlus Conference

TechPlus Conference & Expo is Africa’s largest Tech gathering where new technology comes to life, new products are launched and innovation converges. 2017 will bring companies from around the world to showcase and learn how technology is evolving to meet the needs of a digital generation and modern business. It is a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and a marketplace for the African target market.

At TechPlus, manufacturers, concept generators, software and hardware companies, content developers have a platform to bring their products and services to the African market.

TechPlus 2017 will promote thought leadership where pacesetters in business and government to exchange ideas and share expert insights on key technology issues shaping and defining the ways we live, work and play.

Running across the full length of the event, the 2017 conference program will continue to be a central focus for the event, challenging and educating delegates whilst covering the latest technological developments, next generation services, and growth strategies. From the keynote program to topic-focused conference sessions, thought leaders from the most important companies in the mobile and adjacent industries will be represented across the three days of the event.

You can register for the TechPlus conference via this link.
I hope you are already making plans to attend these conferences.

If you are in the tech space or you are interested in it, click on this link to view opportunities you might be interested in.


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