Innovation Week 2021 - Dar es Salaam

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  • 1st Day Monday, May 17
  • 2nd Day Tuesday, May 18
  • 3rd Day Wednesday, May 19
  • 4th Day Thursday, May 20
  • 5th Day Friday, May 21
  • 6th Day Saturday, May 22

Opening ceremony (HDIF, UNDP)

Opening ceremony (HDIF, UNDP)

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Science of WHERE (Root GIS)


Overview

Root GIS is a company located in Dar es salaam founded in 2018, until to date has served more than 500+ customers. We offer a solution(s) based on geospatial techno

Speakers: Deodatus Agricola
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WFP Tanzania Innovation hub Showcase (WFP)


WFP Tanzania Field Innovation welcomes you to this event as we showcase the awesome startups in our portfolio, food system and display the future of food solutions from the WFP-X event.

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SMS: Old Technology, new ideas (UNICEF)


In February 2021, the University of Dar Es Salaam, College of ICT / Youth for Children Hub in partnership with UNICEF hosted a week-long hackathon focusing on

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The Next Generation of Innovation Ecosystem Support Initiatives (UNDP)

The Next Generation of Innovation Ecosystem Support Initiatives (UNDP)


Over the years the Tanzanian innovation ecosystem has developed considerably

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Young Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling (Empower Ltd)

Young Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling (Empower Ltd)

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The role of e-commerce in the growth of the digital economy (Deloitte)


The digital economy has facilitated the introduction of numerous business models; including e-commerce. Key technological advances that have further enabled e-commerce such as improved broadband c

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How NGO's, private sector and institutions could benefit by utilizing the new community radio ecosystem in Tanzania? Case Radio Tadio (Vikes)

How NGO's, private sector and institutions could benefit by utilizing the new community radio ecosystem in Tanzania? Case Radio Tadio (Vikes)


Session is an introduction about novel community

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Catalyzing Artificial intelligence for social good through grassroot communities (AI Community)

Catalyzing Artificial intelligence for social good through grassroot communities (AI Community)

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International Quality Education Conference (IQEC) - TenMeT

Kijitonyama, Makumbusho LAPF Millenium Towers

Lets Innovate Together (NMB)

To answer the most vexing innovation questions, customers are becoming the partner of choice. Therefore, NMB Bank is inviting customers, stakeholders and innovators to innovate toget

Kijitonyama, Makumbusho LAPF Millenium Towers

Teaching and nurturing future digital citizens (Jenga Hub)

Teaching and nurturing future digital citizens (Jenga Hub)

Jenga Hub

Presentation of research findings (NACTE)

Presentation of research findings (NACTE)

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Social Justice Programming Through Online Radio and TV (Midundo Online Media)

Social Justice Programming Through Online Radio and TV (Midundo Online Media)


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Building an innovative and viable digital media that supports national economic growth (Nukta Africa)

Building an innovative and viable digital media that supports national economic growth (Nukta Africa)

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Digital Education on spotlight (TAI)

We will have interactive conversations about the role of digital skills and the importance in investing into digital education as one of the key tools in propelling change

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How can we leverage digital platforms to improve learning outcomes for Primary School pupils in Tanzania?

In 2018 and 2019, the enrolment of pupils in standard 1 to7 in Tanzania Mainland was 10,111,671 and 10,605,430 respectively. In 2020, the enrolment was 10,925,896 which is equivalent

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Harnessing The Digital Economy to Rethink the Future in Developing Countries (Vodacom & CRDB)

CRDB Bank and Vodacom Tanzania PLC curate a panel discussion aiming to unpack the theme “Harnessing The Digital Economy to Rethink the Future in Developing Countries

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Innovation Stories of East Africa: A Journey Through the East African Community’s Digital Innovation Ecosystems (GIZ)


Description:  

Innovation is an essential driver of economic progress that benefits consumers, businesse

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Africa’s Drone Economy - Experience of the African Drone Forum and Lessons for Tanzania (European Union)

This session will share the experience of the African Drone Forum and Lake Kivu Challenges, a first-of-its-kind event that took place in Rwanda, February 2020, with the particip

Speakers: Lisa Satolli
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Innovative Water, Sanitation, Hygiene solutions through Social Enterprises (UNICEF)

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As we want more people to join, but understand that not everyone is able to meet us at the Ruby room, we've decided to add livestream to our event. Now, in addition

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Changes in attitudes, education and hiring processes needed to be an attractive talent in 21st Century (Habari Hub)

How digital technologies are revolutionizing and redefining the profession of journalism, the consumer attitudes are also transforming, what does Med

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Supporting the continuum of care with a coordinated, multi-level digital referral system for people-centered care (Dtree)

Supporting the continuum of care with a coordinated, multi-level digital referral system for people-centered care (Dtree)

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Voice Biometrics Launch (Vodacom)

Innovation is at the heart of digital transformation, Vodacom leverages on innovation and technology to bring you another first in the market

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Guiding Female-Centric Innovation Approaches (DOT Tanzania & UNWomen)

DOT Tanzania in partnership with UN Women will deliver a comprehensive learning workshop during the Innovation Week

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Adolescent health innovation with a person-centered digital health community referral system (Dtree)

Adolescent health innovation with a person-centered digital health community referral system (Dtree)

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Rethinking innovation for a sustainable Blue Economy (Aqua-Farms)

Rethinking innovation for a sustainable Blue Economy (Aqua-Farms)

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International Quality Education Conference (IQEC) - TenMeT

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Innovation Ecosystem Map Hackathon (HDIF & IPF Softwares)

The Tanzania Innovation Ecosystem Map project (www.innovate.co.tz) – an open-source data tool, has been collecting, interpreting, and sharing data and insights on the Tanzanian innovation ecosystem stakeho

Iconic Spaces, Dar es Salaam

Digital Financial Solutions Towards Tanzania's Economic & Tech Revolution (A-Trader, Fikia Finance, Iconic)

EVENT SUMMARY INFORMATION

This event is a Panel Discussion under the sub theme: Emerging Technologies for a Digital Economy, bringing together various innovators in the Bankin

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Wazo Challenge Tanzania - Winners Announcement (Startup Reseau)

Wazo Challenge Tanzania - Winners Announcement (Startup Reseau)

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Innovation and Investment readiness for women-led businesses (SheFound)

Innovation and Investment readiness for women-led businesses (SheFound)

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Lets Innovate Together (NMB)

To answer the most vexing innovation questions, customers are becoming the partner of choice. Therefore, NMB Bank is inviting customers, stakeholders and innovators to innovate toget

Kijitonyama, Makumbusho LAPF Millenium Towers

Fireside Chat on Africa Connect (Vodacom)

The digital divide on the African continent is a serious issue that is contributing to a significant portion of the population not realizing their full potential socially and economically. Bridging the digit

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Investment Marketplace (Ennovate Hub)

Investment Marketplace (Ennovate Hub)

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The Climate Crisis As We See It: Virtual Photo Exhibition by Award-Winning PhotoJournalist Kadir van Lohuizen and Multimedia Art Competition Awards Ceremony

In partnership with NOOR and Make It Matter, the Netherlands Embassy invites you to explore the use of visual storytelling to raise awareness about the climate crisis our global community faces.

The ev

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News gathering skills: Technical, production and multimedia skills need to be successful in the 21st century. "Slice & Dice" (Habari Hub)

How digital technologies are revolutionizing news generation and delivery, and the information demands of today’s audience that is redefining the meaning of the word

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Role and relevance of innovation in protecting and strengthening public interest journalism (Tanzania Media Foundation)

Panel discussion: Role and relevance of innovation in protecting and strengthening public interest journalism (Tanzania Media Foundation)


The panel will discuss how independent journalism co

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Launch of the TZ Hubs Network (HDIF)

This event will mark the official launch of the Tanzania Hub Network (THN) Charter which has been co-created by hubs across Tanzania through a series of workshops facilitated by the Human Development Innovat

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How technological advancement can enhance business efficiency (Tigo)

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International Quality Education Conference (IQEC) - TenMeT

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Big sisters, little sisters mentorship program (Msichana Kwanza)


Girls must receive the message that they have a right to live in a community that is free from sexual harassment and abuse, they can study or have whatever career they can pursue. Therefore, Young

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Way forward on building a vibrant and resilient economy through ICT based emerging technologies, innovations and startups (UDICTI)

Way forward on building a vibrant and resilient economy through ICT based emerging

technologies, innovations and startups (UDICTI)

Lets Innovate Together (NMB)

To answer the most vexing innovation questions, customers are becoming the partner of choice. Therefore, NMB Bank is inviting customers, stakeholders and innovators to innovate toget

Kijitonyama, Makumbusho LAPF Millenium Towers

Crowdfunding Session; alternate financing and investment mechanism into SMME’s & Innovative Start-Ups (UNDP)


UNDP Tanzania, in collaboration with ESRF, commissioned several studies on exploring alternative financing instruments that can be used to finance businesses

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Unveiling the Fintech Landscape in Tanzania and informing the next steps towards catapulting the sector to greater heights (UNCDF)

Tanzania’s fintech sector ecosystem has changed rapidly over the last decade. Early entrants into the fintech space, the mobile money opera

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Leading with Compassion - How to build a resilient and vibrant national innovation ecosystem through compassionate leadership skills (SafeSpace)

Leading with Compassion - How to build a resilient and vibrant national innovation ecosystem through compassionate leadership skills (Virtual Workshop)


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Promoting Sustainable Tourism: A Design for Tanzania’s Safari Lodge of the Future

As part of Innovation Week Tanzania 2021, the Netherlands Embassy, in partnership with Nabaki Africa and Studio Africa, invites you to explore innovative and climate-smart ways of designing Tanzania’s safa

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Rethinking NGOs Business Models and Value Proposition (Finnish Development NGOs)

Rethinking NGOs Business Models and Value Proposition (Fingo)

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Resilience & Tech: Solutions for the Urban Future (World Bank)


The Resilience Academy and partners would like to cordially invite you to participate in our Innovation Week Tanzania 2021 session ‘Resilience & Tech: S

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Key technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how they will impact our world today (Habari Hub)

The emergence of new technologies is dynamic, and how it is bringing about radical and holistic changes in the way people live, work, and conduct relationships. These changes

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Corporate & Innovation Ecosystem Collaboration (Vodacom)

Lesson from the Vodacom Digital Accelerator and what can be improved in future collaboration


It has been 2 years since Vodacom Tanzania in collaboration with Smart codes lau

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Sustainable Business and Employability through Innovative Pedagogy in Higher Learning Institutions (TUDARCO)

Sustainable Business and Employability through Innovative Pedagogy in Higher Learning Institutions (TUDARCO)

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Driving Innovation through APIs (BEEM)

Driving Innovation through APIs (BEEM)

  • How APIs are shaping the mobile economy
  • What are APIs and are they important
  • How can you innovate with APIs
  • How APIs
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TEDx Oysterbay


TEDxOysterbay 2021 will host 10 speakers on a variety of topics with the main ideas being around innovation.

St. Peters Square Off Haile Selassie Road

Shaper Talks: How can youth deliver value by embracing the essential skills, research and development tools needed in the digital economy? (Dar Shapers)


Shaper Talks: How can youth deliver value by embracing the essential skills, research, and development tools needed in the digital economy? (Dar Shapers)


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Stakeholders consultation meeting on Commercialisation of Innovations (VETA)

Stakeholders consultation meeting on Commercialisation of Innovations (VETA)

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Lets Innovate Together (NMB)

To answer the most vexing innovation questions, customers are becoming the partner of choice. Therefore, NMB Bank is inviting customers, stakeholders and innovators to innovate toget

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I Innovate (Aspire)

I Innovate (Aspire)

Future of Connected Agriculture (Vodacom)

The Agriculture sector remains key to the economy of our nation employing 70% of workers and contributing 30% of GDP. Last year during the innovation week, Vodacom Tanzania initiated a discussion into the be

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P2E-Innovation & Creativity Masterclass for females in STEM (CV People)

P2E-Innovation & Creativity Masterclass for females in STEM (CV People)

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Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) Innovative (Haki Elimu)

Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) Innovative (Haki Elimu)

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Re-thinking Development in the 21st Century (UNDP)


UNDP invites you to join us for the session: Rethinking Development in the 21st Century as part of Innovation Week 2021. The event features results of various

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The Prospects of Digital Economy in Tanzania (UNDP)


The digital and blue economies offer Tanzania unprecedented opportunities for accelerating national development and achieving the objectives of Vision 2025. U

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From Challenges to Resilience and IWTz2021 Closing Ceremony

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About Innovation Week 2021 - Dar es Salaam

Welcome to the Dar es Salaam Edition!

The main theme for this year is “Innovation for a Resilient and Inclusive Digital Economy”. The Innovation Week Tanzania has steadily grown from the modest start in 2015 with around 500 attendees to 2020 with over 7,000 and a more national outlook. The event has provided a platform for many innovators to be seen, more stakeholders to forge meaningful partnerships, a lot of knowledge to be shared, numerous innovative initiatives to be showcased and key policy-related issues to be discussed.

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Mada kuu ya mwaka huu ni “Ubunifu kwa Uchumi wa Kidijitali Stahimilivu na Jumuishi”. Wiki ya Ubunifu Tanzania imekua kwa kasi kutoka mwaka 2015 ikiwa na wahudhuriaji karibu 500 hadi mwaka jana, 2020 ilipoudhuriwa na zaidi ya watu takribani 7,000 na kuwa ya kitaifa zaidi. Wiki hii imetoa jukwaa kwa wabunifu wengi kuonekana, wadau zaidi kuunda ushirikiano wa maana, maarifa mengi ya kushirikishwa, mipango mingi ya ubunifu itakayoonyeshwa na masuala muhimu yanayohusiana na sera kujadiliwa.

KUSHIRIKI NI BURE!

The sub-themes are:

1.   Building a vibrant and resilient national innovation ecosystem

2.   Emerging technologies for a digital economy

3.   Supporting and linking grassroots innovations to the economic development agenda

4.   Skills, research & Development for a resilient digital economy

5.   Making Innovation Work Better for Women & Girls

6.   Green Innovations for a Resilient Economy


When & where

Kijitonyama, Makumbusho LAPF Millenium Towers,

Mon 17 to Sat 22, May 2021

9:00 am to 5:30 pm

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HDIF

HDIF aims to identify and support innovations that have the potential to create social impact in education, health and, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. With a focus on market driven solutions, HDIF catalyses the development, testing and scaling of innovative models of service delivery, information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D), and product solutions in health, education and WASH.

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