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Announcing our youth story competition

February 22, 2019

Do you know a budding young writer? Our Youth Story Competition is giving them the chance to have a story come to life in a comic book for Afrotech Fest attendees. Last year, our youth programme booklet illustrated a tech-savvy crew who live aboard a space station. This year, we’re excited to have young people tell us a story about the adventures the space team get up to. We have a simple line to get everyone started:

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Making your workshop proposal stand out

December 19, 2018

As part of our call for papers for Afrotech Fest 2019, we’ve prepared a blog series to shine as much light on the CFP process as possible. We’ll be highlighting amazing conference speakers who have things to share, as well as guidance on responding to CFPs, particularly our call for submissions, which is open now. The Afrotech Fest 2019 Call For Submissions is officially open! We’re excited to receive submissions on a range of topics like open-source, web accessibility and digital activism, from experienced and (especially!

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Demystifying Conference Speaking: An interview with Nadia Odunayo (Part 2)

November 14, 2018

As part of our call for papers for Afrotech Fest 2019, we’ve prepared a blog series to shine as much light on the CFP process as possible. We’ll be highlighting amazing conference speakers who have things to share, as well as guidance on responding to CFPs, particularly our call for submissions, which is open now. In our two-part interview, we spoke with Nadia Odunayo, who has given talks at RailsConf, Bath Ruby, EuRuKo, GORUCO and a number of other conferences and meetups.

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Demystifying Conference Speaking: An interview with Nadia Odunayo (Part 1)

November 6, 2018

One thing we know is that responding to a conference call for papers Call for Papers can be intimidating. Sometimes it’s not clear what’s being asked for, whether your talk would be suitable, and, if you’re a first-time speaker, whether you’re ready to give a talk. As part of our call for papers for Afrotech Fest 2019, we’ve prepared a blog series to shine as much light on the CFP process as possible.

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