What we're about

AstroLabs Digital & Tech is a community driven initiative of free meetups for knowledge sharing in the digital and tech space. It's a place where startups and corporates can come to learn and contribute to the growth of themselves and others.

All of our meetups are hosted and organized by AstroLabs, whose mission is to accelerate MENA’s digital economy through their capability building academy, collaborative coworking communities, and company setup services in the UAE and KSA. Learn more at: https://astrolabs.com

If you missed any of our sessions, you can catch the recording at: https://youtube.com/astrolabsme

Upcoming events (2)

Building Your Virtual Persona

Online event

How can one project their office persona and amplify their voice onto a screen? How to grab the attention of a remote audience? Go through a crash course in camera presence and practice business storytelling in this hands-on session Practical takeaways: - Master the technical cues & setup tips that elevate your online presence - Adapt your public speaking in terms of body language & vocals for digital - Prepare content & performances that engage & convince a virtual audience About the speaker: Rabih Elkhodr helps companies boost employee communication and performance. He has trained more than 5,000 entrepreneurs, corporate employees and directors across multiple industries in 8 countries and 3 languages throughout MENA and North America. He also coached 25+ TEDx speakers on the content and delivery of their talks. This inspired him to write his first book — “Public Speaking X: Tips to Unleash the TED Speaker in You”. Some of his past clients include Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Air Canada, Dow Chemical Company, Emirates Foundation, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, and Dubai Islamic Bank. Rabih holds a BA in Political Studies from the American University of Beirut and an MA in Development Studies from the University of Leeds.

Build your backend API with Node JS

Online event

With API endpoints, you can develop apps with powerful and expansive features — from machine learning, to big data, to social media and e-commerce! In this meetup, we'll cover: - Definition of API - Examples of applications - Server startup code - Environment setup for development - 3rd party API integrations - Frontend integration Here are the practical takeaways you'll walk out with: - Learn the definition of API - Explore examples of API-based apps - Learn how you can get started with building your own API endpoint This workshop is suitable for beginners in app development and developers with limited or no experience with APIs. About the speaker Dany Entezari is a software engineer specialized in Information Retrieval and Cloud Computing, and he has over a decade of experience in his field. Learn more about the speaker: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danialentezari/

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How Social Media Reporting Tools Can Help Your Business

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