Kampala Meetup: AI Coding Assistants Unleashed: Exploring GitHub Co-Pilot and Beyond

Jun 8, 2023, 2:00 – 4:15 PM

Join us on June 8th, 2023, at Africa's Talking offices located at Acacia Place, John Babiha (Acacia) Ave, Kampala, for an exciting developer's meetup focused on leveraging AI coding assistants in your workflow. The event will commence at 5 pm and promises an insightful evening of knowledge sharing, networking, and practical demonstrations. Get your ticket!

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About this event

Join us on June 8th, 2023, at Africa's Talking offices located at Acacia Place, John Babiha (Acacia) Ave, Kampala, for an exciting developer's meetup focused on leveraging AI coding assistants in your workflow. The event will commence at 5pm and promises an insightful evening of knowledge sharing, networking, and practical demonstrations.

Our special guest speaker, Samson Kapeyi, an experienced software developer, will take the stage to discuss the revolutionary capabilities of GitHub Co-Pilot as a coding assistant. Samson will explore how AI-powered tools like Co-Pilot can enhance productivity, improve code quality, and streamline the development process. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting your coding journey, this talk will provide valuable insights into incorporating AI coding assistants into your daily workflow.

In addition to the informative session, attendees can look forward to snacks and drinks, creating a relaxed and engaging environment for networking with fellow developers in Kampala, Uganda. This meetup offers a unique opportunity to connect with senior software developers, exchange ideas, and forge valuable professional connections.

Don't miss out on this exceptional event that delves into the future of coding assistance. Mark your calendar for June 8th and join us at Africa's Talking offices for an evening of enlightening discussions, practical demonstrations, and engaging conversations.

Target Audience:

  • Developers
  • CTOs
  • Data Scientist
  • AI and ML developers
Agenda:

  1. Introductions
  2. AI Coding assistance: GutHub Co-Pilot
  3. Q&A
  4. Networking

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About Africa's Talking

Africa’s Talking API platform now serves over 140,000 developers and 8000+ businesses across Africa and beyond. Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking Developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

We are helping software developers and businesses bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs.

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Speaker

  • Samson Kapeyi

    FiftyEight

    Technical Team Lead

Moderator

  • David Okwii

    Sitemonki

    Software Developer/ Product Manager, A.T Uganda Community Lead

Featured Attendees

  • William Nkurruna

    Wiso Express firm

    CEO

  • KAYONDO EDWARD

    javascript kamapala

    team lead

  • Yvette Nerima Wambi

    None

    CTO

  • Okinei Mark

    GA insurance

    Medical accountant

  • Kiyingi Brian

    Goodall safety ug

    Operations manager

  • James Mutai

    Elgon Web Hosting

    Web Developer

When

When

Thursday, June 8, 2023
2:00 PM – 4:15 PM UTC

Agenda

Introductions
AI Coding assistance: GitHub Co-Pilot
Q&A
Networking

Organizers

  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Tanzania, Community Lead,

  • Veronica Michael

    Tanzania, Community Lead

  • Jessica Randall

    University of the Western Cape

    South Africa Community Lead

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Kenya Community Lead

  • Sheriffo Jarju

    Community Lead Gambia

  • Isophel Natwijuka

    Uganda Community Lead

  • Sanusi Abdulkadir

    Nigeria Kaduna Community Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    South Africa Community Co-Lead

  • Josh Venceslas

    Altech Group

    Co-Lead: Rwanda Community

  • David Okwii

    Sitemonki

    Africa's Talking Community UG Co-Lead

  • Cynthia Moraa

    WIT Kenya Co-Lead

  • Michael Adedayo

    Africa's Talking

    Community Lead Lagos

  • Alexander Ikeh

    Community Co-Lead Abuja