Innovation Week 2017

Innovation Week Themes

Development

Innovations addressing development challenges in health, education, or WASH.

Design

Merging business oriented thinking/research/ technology with creativity to produce results that impact the community.

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Research

Testing new or existing concepts that impact the community.

Technology

Research, development, and design of new/existing products, services or techniques that will generate new technological knowledge.

Entrepreneurship

Creators of new products or services that add value to the market.

Innovation Week Calendar

Click on a day of the week to learn more about the programme! All events will be hosted at the  Tanzania Commision of  Science and Technology, unless stated.

MAIN HALL ROTUNDA BUNI BUNI II
9 am – 10 am
Innovation Week Launch Event!
10 am – 11 am
HDIF Grantee Workshop

Contact: joseph.manirakiza@hdif-tz.org

Creative Digital Literacy and Storytelling for Human Development

Using creative photography techniques to tell stories that solve problems in Tanzania.

Lead Partner: She Codes for Change

Contact: info@shecodesforchange.com

11 am – 12 am
12 am – 1 pm
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 3 pm
HDIF Grantee Workshop

Contact: joseph.manirakiza@hdif-tz.org

Creative Digital Literacy and Storytelling for Human Development

Lead Partner: She Codes for Change

Contact: info@shecodesforchange.com

3 pm – 4 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
5 pm – 6 pm Evening Break
6 pm – 7 pm
Showcase of Principles for Digital Development
(By Invite Only)

British High Commission

7 pm – 8 pm

MAIN HALL ROTUNDA BUNI BUNI II
9 am – 10 am
Creative Digital Literacy and Storytelling for Human Development

Using creative photography techniques to tell stories that solve problems in Tanzania.

Lead Partner: She Codes for Change
Contact: info@shecodesforchange.com

10 am – 11 am
Principles for Digital Development World Cafe

The workshop introduces the Principles for Digital Development, a set of best practice guidelines that seek to inform the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in development projects and institutionalize lessons learned.

Contact: kristiina.lahde@4front.fi

11 am- 12 am
12 am – 1 pm
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 3 pm
Engendering Change through Innovation in Tanzania 

Panel discussion about how innovations impact the lives of girls and women, and to explore strategies to support gender and innovation further.

 She Innovates

Q&A event with students and leaders to network and share ideas on how these young women can overcome challenges to reach their goals and implement ideas that drive social change.

Lead Partner: Shule Direct
Contact: info@shuledirect.co.tz

Creative Digital Literacy and Storytelling for Human Development

Lead Partner: She Codes for Change
Contact: info@shecodesforchange.com

3 pm – 4 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
5 pm – 6 pm Evening Break

MAIN HALL ROTUNDA BUNI BUNI II
9 am – 10 am
Research derived innovations in Tanzania

Researchers from Ifakara Health Institute will provide a series of presentations and demonstrations on research-driven innovations on priority health needs in Tanzania and beyond.

Lead Partner: Ifakara Health Institute

Contact: info@ihi.or.tz

Create-A-Cartoon Workshop

Co-creating an Ubongo Kids episode enouraging innovations from future generations.

Lead Partner: Ubongo

Contact: info@ubongo.co.tz

Creative Digital Literacy and Storytelling for Human Development

Using creative photography techniques to tell stories that solve problems in Tanzania.

Lead Partner: She Codes for Change

Contact: info@shecodesforchange.com

10 am – 11 am
11 am – 12 am
12 am – 1 pm
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 3 pm
Screening and Feedback for
Harakati za Lucy
Screening of 3D animation short aimed at raising awareness about health and education challenges faced by young girls.

Lead Partner: TAI

Contact: info@tai.or.tz

Creative Digital Literacy and Storytelling for Human Development Stop Animation Short Showcase

Show case of student created videos using creative photography techniques to tell stories that solve problems in Tanzania.

Lead Partner: She Codes for Change

Contact: info@shecodesforchange.com

3 pm – 4 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
5 pm – 6 pm Evening Break
MAIN HALL ROTUNDA BUNI BUNI II
9 am – 10 am
Innovate for a Purpose

Panel discussion on the intersection of innovation and development and the launch of an online Tanzania innovation ecosystem map.

Lead Partner: Sahara Sparks and Anza

Contact: maryam.mgonjah@gmail.com / camilla@anza.co.com

The Next Mpemba Initiative
Launch of the Next Mpemba Initiative series of seminars aimed at supporting students in STEM.

Lead Partner: Projekt Inspire

Contact: info@projektinspire.co.tz

Ticha Kidevu’s Bootcamp

Ticha Kidevu’s Digital Teachers Boot camp is a professional development program for primary and secondary school teachers with a particular focus on the use of ICTs in teaching and learning.

Lead Partner: Shule Direct

Contact: tichakidevu@shuledirect.co.tz

10 am – 11 am
11 am – 12 am
12 am – 1 pm
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 3 pm
The Next Mpemba Initiative

Lead Partner: Projekt Inspire

Contact: info@projektinspire.co.tz

Ticha Kidevu’s Bootcamp

Ticha Kidevu’s Digital Teachers Boot camp is a professional development program for primary and secondary school teachers with a particular focus on the use of ICTs in teaching and learning.

Lead Partner: Shule Direct

Contact: tichakidevu@shuledirect.co.tz

Tanzania Universities Entrepreneurship Challenge Mentoring Sessions

Lead Partner: Tanzania Universities Entrepreneurship Challenge

Contact: mnyawami.victor@gmail.com

3 pm – 4 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
5 pm – 6 pm Evening Break
6 pm – 7 pm

Pecha Kucha: Sustainable Futures @ Trinti

 

Doors Open @ 7.30 pm
Start @ 8.20 pm

Lead Partner: Archipelago Productions

Contact: info@archipelago.cc

7 pm – 8 pm

MAIN HALL ROTUNDA BUNI BUNI II
9 am – 10 am
Deloitte Innovation Competition 2017
Empowering youth to use innovation to influence positive behavior change in adolescent girls.

Lead Partner: Deloitte Tanzania
Contact: mkidaha@deloitte.co.tz

The Next Mpemba Initiative

Lead Partner: Projekt Inspire
Contact: info@projektinspire.co.tz

Tanzania Universities Entrepreneurship Challenge Pitch off

 

Showcasing promising university student led startups.

Lead Partner: Tanzania Universities Entrepreneurship Challenge
Contact: mnyawami.victor@gmail.com

Ticha Kidevu’s Bootcamp
Ticha Kidevu’s Digital Teachers Boot camp is a professional development program for primary and secondary school teachers with a particular focus on the use of ICTs in teaching and learning.

Lead Partner: Shule Direct
Contact: tichakidevu@shuledirect.co.tz

10 am – 11 am
11 am – 12 am
12 am – 1 pm
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 3 pm
Deloitte Innovation Competition 2017

Lead Partner: Deloitte Tanzania
Contact: mkidaha@deloitte.co.tz

 The Next Mpemba Initiative

Lead Partner: Projekt Inspire
Contact: info@projektinspire.co.tz

Ticha Kidevu’s Bootcamp

Lead Partner: Shule Direct
Contact: tichakidevu@shuledirect.co.tz

3 pm – 4 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
5 pm – 6 pm Evening Break

MAIN HALL ROTUNDA BUNI BUNI II
9 am – 10 am
Fursa Youth Summit

Exploring the youth agenda on innovation, technology, and entrepreneurial skills to achieve the SDGs.

Lead Partner: Clouds Media Group

Contact: rugamborodney@gmail.com

Fursa Youth Summit

Lead Partner: Clouds Media Group

Contact: rugamborodney@gmail.com

Fursa Youth Summit

Lead Partner: Clouds Media Group

Contact: rugamborodney@gmail.com

10 am – 11 am
11 am – 12 am
12 am – 1 am
1 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 3 pm
Fursa Youth Summit

Lead Partner: Clouds Media Group

Contact: rugamborodney@gmail.com

Fursa Youth Summit

Lead Partner: Clouds Media Group

Contact: rugamborodney@gmail.com

Fursa Youth Summit

Lead Partner: Clouds Media Group

Contact: rugamborodney@gmail.com

3 pm – 4 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
5 pm – 6 pm Evening Break

Community meetup to explore Dar es Salaam Central Business District and photographically documenting potential for innovations in development.

Lead Partner: Nje Venture

Contact: nje.venture@gmail.com

Innovation Week Speakers

David McGinty

David McGinty

Team Leader - HDIF

Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

Director - Sahara Sparks Events Ltd.

Iku Lazaro

Iku Lazaro

Communications Director - Shule Direct

Jumanne Mtambalike

Jumanne Mtambalike

Director - Sahara Sparks Events Ltd.

Doreen Kessy

Doreen Kessy

Chief Operating Officer - Ubongo Learning Ltd

 Hannah Simmons

Hannah Simmons

Producer - Ubongo Learning

Johnpaul Barretto

Johnpaul Barretto

Social Innovation - HDIF

Lucia Mbilinyi

Lucia Mbilinyi

Producer - Ubongo Learning Ltd.

Joseph Manirakiza

Joseph Manirakiza

Deputy Team Leader - HDIF

Catherinerose Barretto

Catherinerose Barretto

Speaker

Nisha Ligon

Nisha Ligon

Chief Executive Director - Ubongo Learning Ltd.

Adrian Nzamba

Adrian Nzamba

Tanzania Social Entrepreneurship Forum