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Tafakari is a series of conferences where developers and architects come together and explore the latest technology advancements.The event targets professional software developers who work in small to large-sized organisations and who develop systems of all sizes for enterprise companies.

The aim of the conference is to provide local software developers with a buffet of tools, practices and principles applicable to tackling current challenges in the Kenyan software development environment.

Tracks we focus on

  • DevOps, Agile, Methodology & Culture

Focus will be on Container Orchestration, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, Full-stack tracing/debugging for microservices, DevOps dashboards with build release and ops info, container security solutions.

  • Java and Server-side

Focus will be on Java 14 and Server Side, Java SE, Java Development Kit, Modularity, Upcoming JVM Features, Spring, App Servers, etc.

  • Mobile, IoT and Embedded Systems

Focus mainly is on the Frameworks, libraries, and tools for building native mobile apps.

  • Design, Architecture, and Security

Focus will be on Functional Programming, Reactive programming, OOP, Evidence Driven Programming, Blockchain and other best practices to develop software Automation systems, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Smart Homes, Arduino, Raspberry Pi.

  • Cloud, Containers, and Infrastructure

Focus on Cloud-Computing, Containers, Resilient Architecture, Lambda/Serverless, Cloud, Hybrid Cloud management, Terraform, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker, Istio, and PaaS.

  • Big Data, Machine Learning, AI and Analytics

Focus will be on Natural Learning Processing, Deep Learning, Big Data Architecture, Tensorflow, Apache Beam, Reactive Data Pipelines, IoT Platforms, AI, Brain-Computer Interface, Image Recognition, Stream Processing, Graph Data Analytics among others.

  • Robotics, VR & Tomorrow’s World

Focus will be on Quantum computing, biological computing, cybernetics, industrial robotics, AI, VR among others.

  • Leadership Series

Focus on this is startup wars, the main moderators will be CTO’s, Engineering Managers, Senior Engineers, Staff Engineers, Principal Engineers among others.

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World Class Keynotes & Panel Sharing

Get to interact with Keynotes, Industry experts and Opinion leaders and get to learn startup war stories and the latest trends in the innovation world.

Hands-on Workshops & Masterclasses

Get up close and learn directly from high profile industry experts. Create actionable plans and take away strategies that can be implemented for future proof of your business.

Breakout Sessions

Break out sessions will give the participants a chance to participate, learn and grow networks. We will have fun-filled activities such as Strategic Speed Networking, Targeted Roundtables to foster interactions.

After Party

It’s your chance to let your hair down after a two day long conference. Take the opportunity to network with new people you’ve met at Tafakari, during our after party cocktail party.