The first Africa Human Computer Interaction conference (AfrCHI) co-hosted by the University of Nairobi, School of Computing and Informatics has concluded after a five-day session with representation of at least 200 delegates from 13 African countries.
The conference themed Building bridges, breaking barriers was officially opened on November 24, 2016 by Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Mr. Joseph Mucheru, represented by Principal Secretary for Broadcasting and Telecommunication, Mr. Sammy Itemere.
The conference integrated panel discussions, workshops, paper and poster presentations, keynote speeches and an onsite design challenge for students.
Official opening of Africa Conference on Human Computing Interaction (AfriCHI) at Villa Rosa Kempinski November 24, 2016
Peris Bosire, an alumnus of the School of Computing and Informatics and Cofounder of FarmDrive held a mentorship session for thirds and fourth year students of the Scholl on Wednesday June 29, 2016. FarmDrive (http://farmdrive.co.ke/) is an innovative platform that provides a credit control mechanism to enable financial institutions to provide loans to small scale farmers in Kenya.