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Empowering Uganda’s Tech Ecosystem: Refactory Academy Hosts Inaugural Uganda Developer Summit

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  • By convening tech talent, employers, developers, regulators, and industry leaders, the summit aims to shape the future of Uganda’s digital economy and foster a culture of innovation and collaboration.
  • In a groundbreaking initiative set to redefine Uganda’s tech landscape, Refactory Academy, a leading software skilling academy, is proud to announce the inaugural Uganda Developer Summit (UG DevSummit).

In a groundbreaking initiative set to redefine Uganda’s tech landscape, Refactory Academy, a leading software skilling academy, is proud to announce the inaugural Uganda Developer Summit (UG DevSummit). Scheduled for 18th and 19th July 2024 at the National ICT Hub in Nakawa, this landmark event promises to unite Uganda’s vibrant software engineering community to ignite innovation, collaboration, and growth.

Under the theme, “Positioning Uganda’s Tech Talent for Digital Economy Growth,” the UG DevSummit serves as a catalyst for propelling Uganda’s tech industry forward. By convening tech talent, employers, developers, regulators, and industry leaders, the summit aims to shape the future of Uganda’s digital economy and foster a culture of innovation and collaboration.

Micheal Nyitegeka, Executive Director of Refactory Academy, emphasizes the significance of the summit in empowering Uganda’s tech workforce: “The UG DevSummit provides a unique opportunity for our software developers to engage with peers, mentors, employers, and thought leaders. It’s a powerhouse event that showcases Uganda’s incredible tech talent and opens doors to growth, innovation, and economic prosperity.”

Attendees of the UG DevSummit can look forward to a diverse range of activities designed to enrich their experience:

  1. Learning from Industry Experts: Gain insights and practical knowledge from leading figures in the software development field through interactive sessions and practical masterclasses.
  2. Connecting with Like-Minded Individuals: Expand your network, forge new partnerships, and collaborate with fellow tech enthusiasts to drive progress within Uganda’s tech ecosystem.
  3. Exploring Cutting-Edge Technologies: Discover the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of software development in Uganda, including technical demos and showcases.
  4. Igniting Innovation: Be part of a dynamic platform that fosters a culture of collaboration and drives innovation within the tech sector, paving the way for Uganda’s digital transformation.

The UG DevSummit welcomes stakeholders from all corners of Uganda’s tech landscape, including seasoned developers, budding entrepreneurs, and industry professionals. Whether you’re looking to enhance your skills, explore new opportunities, or contribute to Uganda’s digital economy, the summit offers a valuable platform for growth and collaboration.

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To secure your spot at the UG DevSummit, pre-register today by visiting https://ugdevsummit.io/. Stay updated on the latest information and announcements by following the event on social media using the #UGDevSummit hashtag or contacting devsummit@refactory.academy.

About Refactory Academy: Refactory Academy is a trailblazing software skilling academy dedicated to revolutionizing Uganda’s tech industry. By bridging the gap between education institutions and the marketplace, Refactory Academy empowers the next generation of software developers with essential technical skills and soft skills needed for success in the digital economy. With a track record of training over 500 young people and achieving a placement rate of 91%, Refactory Academy is shaping the future of Uganda’s tech workforce.

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