Kenya to Host DataFest Africa 2024 Conference in July 2024

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The Kenyan capital city of Nairobi will host the 2024 edition of the DataFest Conference from July 17 to 19, 2024. The conference aims to unite the brightest minds from diverse backgrounds to innovate data-driven solutions, promising to unite minds and transform futures.

The theme for this year’s edition is “Opportunities for All: Harnessing Data and Technology for Africa’s Transformation.” The event will be hosted in a hybrid format and will focus on understanding and highlighting the importance of promoting the intersectionality of gender and data. Discussions will include how data impact women and girls, involving perspectives from data scientists as well as women who use and rely on data in their daily lives.

The conference aims to address societal issues through the powerful medium of data visualization, which transcends language and cultural barriers. The objective is not merely to present data, but to use it as a catalyst for change, fostering a deeper understanding of these issues and inspiring action.

Participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to leverage data visualization in their communities, contributing to more informed data and technology users that harness opportunities to transform the African continent.

The conference will showcase solutions and innovations that have the potential to bring about significant change for the data community. It will highlight groundbreaking ideas, technologies, and strategies that address societal challenges and improve the quality of life. By bringing these innovations to the forefront, the conference will inspire attendees to implement similar solutions in their own communities.

For further information and to apply, please visit https://datafest.africa/.