Sharing a new narrative on migrations and what we have learned from the field is one of the goals of Techfugees. Do you want to hear and meet one of our ambassadors across the world? Here are the next conferences, panel discussions, workshops… where we will speak 🎤
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🇫🇷 Come explore a day in 2084 with Techfugees’ CEO at the Maddykeynote
🗓 January, Thursday 31st (am) – Paris, France
🇫🇷 Meet Josephine at the French Entrepreneurs’ Fair for a panel discussion between high-profiled changemakers
🗓 February, Thursday 7th (am) – Paris, France
🇬🇷 Meet Sophie from Techfugees Greece at the Thessaloniki Regional Forum
Techfugees’ Greek Chapter representative Sophie Lamprou will discuss the role of Techfugees in the Greek “refugee crisis” and how can we use innovative technological and educational solutions for positive impact. Sophie will participate in the “Western Balkans and the Refugee Crisis: Addressing internal and external challenges, protecting human rights and building a new way forward” panel, part of the Thessaloniki Regional Forum agenda.
🗓 February, Saturday 16th – Thessaloniki, Greece
🇬🇧 Meet Alice, Techfugees London’s ambassador at King’s College
Techfugees’ London ambassador, Alice, will take part in KCL Student Action for Refugees (KCL STAR) symposium themed on “The Journey After the Journey: The UK Asylum Process”. She will lead a workshop about the way to use tech to empower refugees and displaced people and share Techfugees’ three-years experience.
🗓 February, Saturday 23rd – London, UK
🇩🇪 Meet Techfugees’ CEO in Berlin!
Joséphine GOUBE will take part in a panel discussion organised by APX by Axel Springer Porsche with Nathan Sparling (CEO of HIV Scotland’s) and Jamie Szymkowiak (Founder of One in Five). Discussions will focus on this topic: what startups can learn from charities, from fundraising, marketing, and how to enter new markets?
🗓 February, Tuesday 26th (pm) – Berlin, Germany
🇬🇧 Meet Oscar from Techfugees Cambridge!
Techfugees Cambridge‘s Lead, Oscar, will speak at the Cambridge International Development Conference, held by the Centre for Global Equality Student Society.
🗓 March, Saturday 2nd – Cambridge, UK
🌍 Watch Techfugees CEO’s keynote as part of the Women of Impact 2019 Conference by Cisco
🗓 March, Tuesday 5th (11:00 am – Paris time) – Worldwide
🇰🇪 Meet our Regional development Volunteer in Africa at the Facebook Women of Developer Circle’s Barcamp in Nairobi
🗓 March, Saturday 23rd (11:30) – Nairobi, Kenya
🇪🇸 Meet Laila, Techfugees’ representative in Spain, at “Data for good Barcelona” meetup!
🗓 April, Tuesday 9th (pm) – Barcelona, Spain
Data for Good Barcelona is a space where people from the world of Data and Analytics can connect with social organizations.
🇰🇪 Meet our Regional development Volunteer in Africa at the Nairobi Tech Week
🗓 April, Friday 26th (from 10:35 am – 1:15 pm) – Strathmore University, Nairobi – Kenya
The Nairobi Tech Week is Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest annual tech event for product makers. Priscilla will sit at a panel discussion that will delve into the ”Relevance of tech for other sectors: Case Studies” and will showcase Techfugees’ work, particularly our first African hackathon (which take place early April at iHub).
🇲🇽 Meet Techfugees’ CEO at “What design can do?” in Mexico!
🗓 May, from Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th – Mexico City, Mexico; Keynote speech from Joséphine Goube at 12:15 (local time) on Wednesday 8th.
The “What design can do” conference is an international platform on the impact of design. Its purpose is to empower creative communities around the globe to improve and transform society.
👉 More infos here!
🇫🇷 Meet the Techfugees team at Viva Technology 2019!
🗓 May, Friday 17th afternoon – Paris, France; Come hear Joséphine Goube’s keynote speech at 2:40 pm (Stage Y) and then meet her as well as the Techfugees HQ team at Cisco’s stand at 3:30.
VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for innovators in France to celebrate today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.
🎟 This year, VivaTech & Techfugees team up to allow more refugees & displaced people to attend the conference! [Update 15/5] All our free B2B passes have been offered to refugees now! If you would like to enjoy a 20% discount, please use this code FPST2MU53SA here. Interested in grabbing a public pass for free? Please fill in this code FGGPFKR8FC here.
🇪🇺 Meet Techfugees’ representatives at the European Conference about the role of the private sector in economic integration of refugees
🗓 June, Tuesday 11th – Paris, France
Techfugees France‘s lead, Joanna, will share her experience in working with private sponsors & partners to support woman refugees’ inclusion into the French tech industry through the #TF4Women fellowship programme (Panel 4, 15:45). One of our board members, Ahmad Sufian Bayram, will also seat at a panel about entrepreneurship.
👉More info (registrations are now closed)
🇹🇳 Meet Josephine Goube at this year’s RightsCon Summit in Tunis!
🗓 June, Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th – Tunis, Tunisia
The RightsCon brings together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights and digital technology.
🇳🇱 Meet Yama at the annual conference of the European Migrant Entrepreneurship Network
🗓 June, Thursday 20th – The Hague, The Netherlands
“Innovative financing solutions for migrant entrepreneurs? Cross your own borders!” is the theme of this year’s event which will take place at the Hague University of Appleade Sciences on World Refugee Day. Go meet our local representative in the Netherlands, Yama, there!
🇫🇷 Meet Joséphine Goube at The Good Day event by Engie
🗓 June, Thursday 20th – Saint-Cloud, France
At this event, our partner Engie will bring together tomorrow’s solutions to go faster towards a zero carbon world. Our CEO will be part of the 30 iconoclast actors who will present “how they are revolutionising our future life to make it more harmonious, with commitments and forward-looking actions in favour of inclusion, education, gender equality, access to energy, entrepreneurship, organic food and sports.”