The conference will take place at Strathmore University in Nairobi from 6th to 8th September 2010, where over 1200 engineers, product managers, entrepreneurs, students and web developers will gather to discuss the future of web application development, and receive training on Google products and online business skills.
In a statement, Google said the web and mobile themed conference, named G-Kenya, represents Google’s commitment to driving web usage forward in Africa, highlighting the entrepreneurial opportunities presented by the internet.
G-Kenya will focus on Google’s developer and business technologies ranging from Chrome Extensions and App Engine, to mobile and adWords.
Attendees will have the chance to explore Google’s open source technologies through a combination of tech talks, breakout sessions and codelabs run by engineers and business teams from across the globe. Key among the speakers will be Nelson Mattos, Engineering Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa. For more information, you can read more about G-Kenya here on ITNewsAfrica
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