• UAE Hackathon: Abu Dhabi

    Khalifa University Abu Dhabi

    • What we'll do The UAE Telecommunications Regulation Authority is running a series of hackathon and training days to promote current available open data of the UAE government and to increase participation of civic engagement to improve the quality of government services and the happiness and prosperity of life in UAE overall. Participants are encouraged to develop teams and to use existing UAE government-supplied data, and potentially additional data relevant to the UAE- either already existing or which will be crowdsourced- to develop new prototypes or expand on existing work. Teams will be asked to respond to goals in the following themes: - Transportation - Health - Sustainable development - Environment - Education - Gender To register and for more information please visit: http://hackathon.government.ae/Home/Login • What to bring Laptop • Important to know No specific technical or background skills are required! Please note, as TRA is committed to increasing participation by Emiratis in the betterment of their communities and country team participation is open only to Emirates residents. Select participants may be able to join as observers.

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  • Come and learn how data visualization in 3D, VR/AR would work for your business.

    RSVP HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/come-and-learn-how-data-visualization-in-3d-and-vrar-would-work-for-your-business-tickets-41181583224) Have you ever wanted to see your company's data in 3D and realtime? Imagine viewing it from an angle where it's right in front of you and having the ability to manipulate any aspect of it with simple hand gestures. With the power of data visualization and VR, now you can! You are invited to a unique workshop and demo by DatavizVR for their cloud-based VR/AR platform "3Data". Get insider knowledge and unfair advantage in exploring, creating and sharing complex data with Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality. A platform that will give your business a competitive edge and ability to manipulate variables and graphs allowing trends and outliers to be discovered within seconds. It can be implemented across various industries and some real examples are as mentioned below: Geospatial Data (Current client: NASA-Space Data) Enterprises will be able to see data overlayed on to the Real World or a Virtual World and played back over time or connect to real-time data feed (Google Earth with data overlayed) Biometric Data (Current client: US-Air-Force/Healthcare) Overlay data on to a human body and visualize biometrics to analyze patients or make a behavioural analysis. Financial Data (Current client: Goldman Sachs) See the trends of the stock market in three dimensions and spot outliers and patterns in a matter of seconds. Complex Network Data (Current client: ExxonMobil & IOT) Explore complex networks and visualize spatial relationships between connections that aren't visible in two dimensions. About the speaker: Nick Walusayi from Austin, Texas is the CEO & President at DatavizVR, Co-founder & COO at GH Media (360 Live streaming solutions) and Co-founder and CEO at Voyage Virtual Media (VR software development) RSVP HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/come-and-learn-how-data-visualization-in-3d-and-vrar-would-work-for-your-business-tickets-41181583224)

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  • Rhinoceros 3D 3-Day Workshop Using Nurbs for Product Designers & Architects

    THIS IS A PAID WORKSHOP (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhinoceros-3d-3-day-workshop-using-nurbs-for-product-designers-architects-tickets-34714185062?aff=es2). CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhinoceros-3d-3-day-workshop-using-nurbs-for-product-designers-architects-tickets-34714185062?aff=es2) TO REGISTER. Are you ready? Bring your idea to life in just 10 hours! Join us for a 3-day intensive 3D workshop using Rhino Nurbs & Meshes. The Cribb (http://www.thecribb.co/en) & FabLab Beirut (http://www.fablabbeirut.com/) invite you to learn how to develop 3D model from simple objects to complex patterns. This 10-hour intensive workshop is tailored to be fitted in 3 days & focused on teaching the tools available in Rhinoceros in order to produce 3D models using the Nurbs technique in Rhino. Required • Attendees must have a simple knowledge in the digital tools, or some experience in p Autocad, Illustrator, or similar programs. • Laptop of attendees must have Rhinoceros 5. At the end of the course, attendees will be able to apply the learned tools & model ideas from tech products, furniture & architectural items. THIS IS A PAID WORKSHOP (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhinoceros-3d-3-day-workshop-using-nurbs-for-product-designers-architects-tickets-34714185062?aff=es2). CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhinoceros-3d-3-day-workshop-using-nurbs-for-product-designers-architects-tickets-34714185062?aff=es2) TO REGISTER. Hadil Ankouny, Lebanese designer & FabLab Beirut Founder Hadil is a Lebanese designer currently based in Beirut. She graduated from Alba Beirut & practiced interior architecture, product & parametric design. In 2014, she founded FabLab Beirut & hosts 3D modeling & digital Fabrication workshops. Hadil majored in interior design at Alba Beirut with Master's Degrees in landscape architecture & advanced designed & digital architecture from Adda Barcelona. She is also a part of the Beirut makers collective, a digital fabrication platform of designers based in Beirut exposing their works twice a year in events like Beirut Design Week. For the past 2 years, Hadil has been teaching Rhino, Grasshopper, 3D printing & milling techniques for professionals & design students in Beirut. In 2015, she released her first furniture collection entitled BaFt where complex coded pattern were embedded in artsy pieces.

  • Developing iOS and Android Apps Using Xamarin

    The Cribb

    Overview: The Cribb (https://thecribb.spaces.nexudus.com/en) is proud to present another free hands-on workshop under Dubai DevNights Series in partnership with Microsoft to help developers create a mobile app (iOS, Android, Windows) connected to Microsoft cloud backend using Xamarin. Please take note of the workshop requirements listed below. Date: Monday June 19, 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm Venue: The Bootspace @ The Cribb, Dubai, UAE Speaker: Cesar Younes, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Cesar has been a developer with the Microsoft Development Experience team for the past 2 years engaging with the technical community in Lebanon. He's been a guest speaker at numerous Microsoft events such as TechDays and Game Jam, as well as ArabNet and Beirut developer meetups. He's also been involved in the startup community and regularly mentors on cloud architecture and Microsoft Azure. He recently moved to Dubai where he's delivering workshops on the newest Microsoft Technologies like Bots, Xamarin, and IoT. What to Expect? • Learn about the different types of projects that can be created in Xamarin. • Have a clear understanding of the structure of a Xamarin. Android project. • Have a clear understanding of the structure of a Xamarin. iOS project. • Know which graphical controls can be used during the development of iOS apps. • Be familiar with the lifecycle of an iOS app. • Be familiar with the advantages of using Xamarin forms as an alternative to standard Xamarin. • Understand the basics for creating their own apps connected to Microsoft Azure services. • Be familiar with several services offered by Microsoft Azure that will allow them to simply incorporate functionalities that add value to their apps Workshop Requirements: • Please ensure you have Windows 10 or MAC • Please ensure you have Android emulator or an Android phone with USB cable • You must install Visual Studio 2017 in advance of the workshop with the following (takes 3 hours to download): • Sign up to Azure free trial with live ID DUBAI DEVNIGHTS SERIES Dubai DevNights Series welcomes all aspiring & established entrepreneurs, business owners, students, & working professionals who are interested in jumping to the world of software development & tech startup scene. The Bootspace (https://thecribb.spaces.nexudus.com/en/publicresources?returnUrl=/en&) @ The Cribb will be the host venue of this workshop. It is one of The Cribb's state-of-the-art facilities that serves as a work room, conference space, training center, or meeting place for up to 110 people with smart audio & video systems. The Boostpace have write-and-wipe walls perfect for brainstorming, note taking, journey mapping or business modeling activities. Dubai DevNights Series • Registration: FREE • Parking: FREE • Refreshments: FREE Or check out The Cribb Cafe for more fresh & healthy options at friendly prices. Spread the word: #DubaiDevNightsSeries https://twitter.com/TheCribb https://www.facebook.com/AtTheCribb https://www.instagram.com/thecribb

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  • Attention: Tech Startups! Join SAP Startup Focus Program Workshop @ The Cribb

    SAP Startup Focus Program Orientation Workshop REGISTER HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sap-startup-focus-program-orientation-workshop-the-cribb-tickets-34621736546) The Cribb (http://www.thecribb.co/en) and SAP Training and Development Institute cordially invite you to an exciting Orientation Workshop on May 23rd at 7:00pm-9:00pm. SAP Training and Development Institute is running a strategic market initiative called the SAP Startup Focus (http://spr.ly/SAPStartups) program to support technology entrepreneurs whose ideas are based on Big Data, predictive or real-time analytics solution to build their application on SAP HANA. AGENDA: 7.00pm – 7.15pm Registration & Icebreaking Activity 7.15pm – 8.00pm Introduction: SAP Startup Focus Program 8.00pm – 8.45pm Fast-tracking Innovation Through Design Thinking 8.45pm – 9.00pm Q&A and Wrap-up Venue: About the Speakers: MONIKA ACKERMANN Senior Program Lead - Innovation & Entrepreneurship, SAP Monika started her SAP career back in New Zealand in 2005 and joined SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG in 2011 working as a Senior Business Enterprise Consultant with the Business Transformation Services team in Waldorf, Germany. Monika joined the SAP Training and Development Institute in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in July 2013 initially as a top talent fellow and relocated to Dubai permanently shortly after. Since then Monika has successfully delivered the SAP’s Young Professional Program in her role as Program Lead across the Middle East and North Africa. Her passion for developing amazing talent has positively impacted the career path of over 850 young university graduates, which have qualified as SAP Certified Consultants from the young professional program as of today. 95% of these graduates are now working as highly qualified consultants in permanent positions with the SAP eco system across MENA and Pakistan. As of February, 1st 2017 Monika leads the Innovation & Entrepreneurship arm at the SAP Training and Development Institute driving innovation and supporting young entrepreneurs and startups on their way to success. MUDAR KADAH Project Manager - Innovation, SAP Passionate problem solver, solution hacker and technology advocate. Seeking to drive digital transformation and technology innovation. Qualifications include a dual degree in IT from Staffordshire University UK and APU Malaysia, a specialization in Information Systems Technology, SAP Certified Business Intelligence Consultant, Hasso - Plattner Institute – Germany trained Design Thinker. Mudar kick started his career at SAP’s Young Professionals Program, then moved to become a Co-innovation Technology associate for the SAP Training and Development Institute, driving the technology aspect of the co-innovation projects and initiatives. Currently leveraging his technology background, lean software development, cloud deployment and administration experience with a combination of design thinking practices and Innovative SAP solutions to bring brilliant ideas into reality. VENUE: The Bootspace @ The Cribb, Mezzanine Floor, Al Manara Football Center, 15A Al Manara Street corner Al Jreena Street, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Location Map (https://www.google.ae/maps/place/The+Cribb/@25.145256,55.2227243,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x3e5f6a2a0b02e5cf:0xb1942a76c59773c6!8m2!3d25.1452512!4d55.224913) Looking forward to having you join us! Best Regards, The Cribb & SAP Startup Focus Team

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  • How Startups Can Leverage the Power of the Web through Strategy & Analytics

    DUBAI DEVNIGHTS SERIES Create.Manage.Integrate Dubai DevNights Series powered by The Cribb (http://www.thecribb.co/en) presents its 2nd session for the 2nd quarter with Muhammad Talha Imtiaz, Head of Digital Strategy at Belong Interactive. HOW STARTUPS CAN LEVERAGE THE POWER OF THE WEB THROUGH STRATEGY & ANALYTICS "Learn how your startup can use digital strategy & analytics to multiply business growth & be result driven". AGENDA: Whether you are a startup (or much larger), you have two choices; either compete head to head with the countless competitors on the web, or design a focused strategy that gives you an edge. Then, to execute your strategy & hit important milestones, you need to better your approach to web analytics so that you can tame the potential of the web to your advantage. KEY POINTS OF DISCUSSION • A different & powerful approach to digital strategy to help find your focus • Analytics principles that help you identify & improve your critical KPIs • Tools and tips to communicate well and execute for success ABOUT THE SPEAKER Muhammad Talha Imtiaz is deeply passionate about strategy, web analytics, parenting & baking. He is the Head of Digital Strategy at Belong Interactive, is a Master Certified Web Analyst & certified in SEO, Google Adwords (for Search), Google Analytics & has 11+ years of experience in achieving online business goals for companies & brands through customer centric, data driven & cross-channel digital strategy implementations. At Belong Interactive, his current clients include Nestle, Majid-al-Futtaim & Philip Morris International. Talha has made his way through working in (& with) a number of startups & has done plenty of freelancing too. He has worked with companies in UAE, Singapore, UK, US, Pakistan & Sudan. ABOUT BELONG INTERACTIVE Belong Interactive, "The Immersive Agency", is a hot digital agency based in Dubai (www.belonginteractive.com), enjoying a multivariate portfolio of regional & multinational clients & composed of highly skilled & multi-disciplinary digital teams, working closely & harmoniously. Our business maturity & expertise empowers clients to leverage multi-platform digital innovations to connect & engage with their consumers through intuitive & immersive experiences across web, mobile & social assets. DUBAI DEVNIGHTS SERIES Dubai DevNights Series welcomes all aspiring & established entrepreneurs, business owners, students, & working professionals who are interested in jumping to the world of software development & tech startup scene. The Bootspace (https://thecribb.spaces.nexudus.com/en/publicresources?returnUrl=/en&) @ The Cribb will be the host venue of this workshop. It is one of The Cribb's state-of-the-art facilities that serves as a work room, conference space, training center, or meeting place for up to 110 people with smart audio & video systems. The Boostpace have write-and-wipe walls perfect for brainstorming, note taking, journey mapping or business modeling activities. Dubai DevNights Series • Registration: FREE • Parking: FREE • Nibbles: FREE Or check out The Cantina for refreshments at an additional fee. Questions? Feel FREE to email... Jennifer Mapa, Community Manager @ The Cribb [masked] Spread the word: #DubaiDevNightsSeries https://twitter.com/TheCribb https://www.facebook.com/AtTheCribb https://www.instagram.com/thecribb

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  • DUBAI DEVNIGHTS Series: New Ways to Organize an Online Community

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    DUBAI DEVNIGHTS SERIES Create.Manage.Integrate Dubai DevNights Series powered by The Cribb (http://www.thecribb.co/en) kickstarts the 2nd quarter of the year with a free workshop on the theme of "New Ways to Organize an Online Community" by Dr. Wolfgang Pinegger (http://www.glbrain.com/index.php?r=profile/index&id=1), CEO & Founder of Globra FZ-LLC Dubai, that runs the social network GLBrain. KEY POINTS OF DISCUSSION • How to overcome the present gap between a webpage & social network profiles • How to allow content marketing to everyone • How to integrate all users' needs from content to community management to e-commerce to distribution to existing social networks. Dubai DevNights Series welcomes all aspiring & established entrepreneurs, business owners, students, & working professionals who are interested in jumping to the world of software development & tech startup scene. The Bootspace (https://thecribb.spaces.nexudus.com/en/publicresources?returnUrl=/en&) @ The Cribb will be the host venue of this workshop. It is one of The Cribb's state-of-the-art facilities that serves as a work room, conference space, training center, or meeting place for up to 110 people with smart audio & video systems. The Boostpace have write-and-wipe walls perfect for brainstorming, note taking, journey mapping or business modeling activities. DUBAI DEVNIGHTS Series • Registration: FREE • Parking: FREE • Nibbles: FREE Or check out The Cantina for refreshments at an additional fee. Questions? Feel FREE to contact... Jennifer Mapa, Community Manager @ The Cribb [masked] Spread the word: #DubaiDevNightsSeries https://twitter.com/TheCribb https://www.facebook.com/AtTheCribb https://www.instagram.com/thecribb

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  • HEADS-UP START-UP Series: Microsoft Support to Startups in the Region

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    HEADS-UP START-UP SERIES Start.Run.Grow The Cribb (http://www.thecribb.co/en) launches Heads-Up Start-Up, a series of free customized workshops for startups & aspiring entrepreneurs aimed at providing awareness, practical solutions & understanding about specific topics hosted by thought leaders & industry experts in the region. Awareness sessions are an integral part of building & growing successful businesses to instill inspiration & heighten the interest among team members. Heads-Up Start-Up Series is open to aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, established business owners, students, & business professionals who are interested in jumping to the startup scene. The Bootspace (https://thecribb.spaces.nexudus.com/en/publicresources?returnUrl=/en&) @ The Cribb will be the official venue of Heads-Up Start-Up Series. It is one of The Cribb's state-of-the-art facilities that serves as a work room, conference space, training center, or meeting place for up to 110 people with smart audio & video systems. The Boostpace have write-and-wipe walls perfect for brainstorming, note taking, journey mapping or business modeling activities. Heads-Up Start-Up Series • Registration: FREE • Parking: FREE • Refreshments: FREE at The Bootspace Or check out The Cantina for refreshments at an additional fee Questions? Feel FREE to contact... Jennifer Mapa, Community Manager @ The Cribb [masked] Spread the word: #HeadsUpStartUpSeries https://twitter.com/TheCribb https://www.facebook.com/AtTheCribb https://twitter.com/DevNights https://www.facebook.com/devnights

  • FinTech Series: Why wealth management can’t afford to miss the FinTech wave.

    Episode name: Why wealth management can't afford to miss the Fintech wave Date: Tuesday, 26th July Time: 7pm GST Theme: Wealth Management and Advisory Featured Guest: Zachary Cerfatti, COO - Dalma Capital Duration: 90mins to 120mins (max) Venue: The Cribb, Al Quoz Part 1: Introduction to FinTech + Wealth Management: Ambitious but troubled by concerns and anxieties, according to reports high net worth individuals strongly believe in paying for expert advice to help them reach their financial and non- financial goals - AR Part 2: Catching up with Tech: Are the world’s wealthy are rapidly integrating digital technology into their day-to-day lives? - Infographs and insights - AR Part 3: Introduction to Zachary and Dalma Capital. We're going to highlight how wealth managers are taking steps to embrace technology and the important roles it plays within wealth management. Part 4: Q&A Sessions

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