Safaricom Decode 2.0 Engineering Summit 2023: What Is It, Registration, Schedule And Location

Safaricom Decode 2.0 Engineering Summit 2023 is here.

Oct 6, 2023 - 14:26
Oct 6, 2023 - 14:27

The annual Safaricom Engineering Summit, Decode 2.0, is a highly anticipated event that hubs innovation and collaboration in engineering and technology. This summit provides a unique opportunity to witness the remarkable progress made by Safaricom's engineering teams and partners in shaping both Safaricom's tech future and Kenya's digital landscape. Decode 2.0 brings together a diverse audience, including industry experts, government officials, technologists, students, and thought leaders. It is a platform to discuss and showcase the latest advancements and innovations in the ever-evolving digital ecosystem.

What to Expect

At Decode 2.0, you can look forward to an array of exciting experiences:

  1. TechTalk Titans: Get ready for enlightening talks from industry titans and visionary leaders. Stay tuned for an exclusive glimpse into the star-studded keynote lineup, which is reshaping the future at the Safaricom Engineering Summit.
  2. TechXpo: Discover over 5 Live Demo sessions unveiling the latest tech innovations. Stay tuned for an extraordinary revelation in Gen AI models, reshaping the future of technology right before your eyes.
  3. The Power Lounge: Immerse yourself in a realm of cutting-edge dialogues, forging connections, and expanding horizons. Join our exhilarating panel discussions that challenge the status quo. Featuring over 25 speakers, this summit promises to be like no other.
  4. Safaricom-AWS DeepRacer: Witness AWS DeepRacer's Kenyan debut at the Safaricom Engineering Summit. Dive into autonomous racing and craft your models in simulations. It's more than a race; it's innovation in action. Join us for an adrenaline-fueled tech adventure!

Full Schedule

Date Time Event Description
Wednesday, Oct 11 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Session(s)
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Safaricom Engineering Summit Kick Off Ceremony
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM Leapfrogging Innovation: How Kenya Skips to the Forefront
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM TechXpo : Beyond Fiction – Live Demo
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Future-Ready Workforce: Preparing Talent for the AI-Pioneered Job Landscape
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Industry Digital Talent Program Platform Launch
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM Beyond Borders: Building a Borderless Financial Ecosystem for Purpose-Driven Investments/Payments
12:10 PM - 1:00 PM TechXpo - Live Demo (Fintech Integrations Solutions)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Post-lunch Session(s)
1:40 PM - 2:00 PM Youth Segment
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM The Digital Revolution: Fast-Tracking Inclusive Public Infrastructure through Citizen-Centric Design
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM By Safaricom – Hackathon Kickoff
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Quantum Leap: AI-Driven Enterprise Innovations in the Age of Quantum Computing
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Deep Racer - Round 1
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM TechXpo - Live Demo (Data Science & Big Data)
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM Summary of Day
Thursday, Oct 12 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Morning Session(s)
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Opening Remarks
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM CIO Forum - Resilient Tomorrow: Building an Antifragile Digital Ecosystem for Business Continuity
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Entertainment Hub Launch
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Creative Gamification: Immersive Entertainment as a Catalyst for Audience Engagement and Loyalty
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM TechXpo - Enterprise & IoT Live Demo
12:00 PM - 12:10 PM Cloudscape Utopia: Reimagining Enterprise Futures Through Cloud-Infused Visions
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Post-lunch Session(s)
1:40 PM - 2:00 PM Youth Segment
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Open RAN Revolution: Liberating Networks for Seamless Global Connectivity
2:30 PM - 3:10 PM TechXpo - Live Demo
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM Democratizing the Cloud: Enabling Accessibility and Flexibility for All Business Scales
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Deep Racer - Round 2
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM by Safaricom Hackathon - Winners Unveiling and Awarding
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM Safaricom Engineering Community - Video
5:10 PM - 5:15 PM Closing Remarks


You can use the Online Link to join Join the virtual event from anywhere in the world.  Here's what you need to do:

  1. Visit here
  2. Choose your option: Student, Employed, or Other.
  3. Fill in your details, including your full name, phone number, and email.
  4. Provide information about your academic institution and course name.
  5. Select the days you'll be attending, with options for Day One (Oct 11, 2023) and Day Two (Oct 12, 2023).
  6. Share how you came across the Safaricom Decode 2.0 Summit.
  7. Indicate if you want to join the Safaricom Engineering Community and agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Date and Venue

DecOdE 2.0 will occur at the Sarit Centre on October 11 and 12, 2023. 

What Makes DecOdE 2.0 Special?

This year's summit promises to be more groundbreaking than ever. Here are some highlights:

  1. Product Launches: Safaricom will useDecOdE 2.0 to launch new and innovative products, akin to how Steve Jobs unveiled new iPhones. Be among the first to witness groundbreaking technology.
  2. AI and Robotics: Experience cutting-edge AI, big data, and robotics, bringing technology to the forefront in ways never seen before in Kenya.
  3. Experiential Engagement: Explore booths and engage with immersive experiences that showcase the latest technology and digital innovations.
  4. Hackathon: Participate in a hackathon and witness some groundbreaking technological and digital developments.
  5. Digital Renaissance: Join us in igniting Africa's digital renaissance, where technology, art, and science converge to create a brighter future.
  6. Inclusivity: De{cO}dE is not limited to developers; it welcomes everyone in the ecosystem, including creatives, innovators, entrepreneurs, and government officials.
  7. Community Engagement: Safaricom's commitment to the community extends beyond the summit, with initiatives like tree planting, outreach to educational institutions, and fostering dialogue on important issues.
  8. Future Planning: De{cO}dE isn't just a two-day event; it's part of a broader movement. Safaricom is already planning for the following year's event, incorporating feedback and ideas from the engineering community.

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DecOdE 2.0 Engineering Summit 2023 is set to be a revolutionary event that showcases the technological advancements and drives the digital transformation of Kenya and Africa. It's an opportunity to witness innovation, connect with industry leaders, and be part of shaping the future of technology. 

See you there, I will be attending. 

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