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8th iHub Meeting Successfully Held

8th iHub Meeting Successfully Held

The 8th iHub Meeting was successfully held on 6th December 2012. We had over 50 professionals attending this meeting @ NETLINKS's Main Office in Kabul.

Here is the complete information about 4 confirmed speakers and their topics:

1. Innovation Support Program (ISP) by AIMS

About Speaker: Mr. Walid Rahimi is the outgoing Executive director of Afghanistan Information Management Services (AIMS)

About Presentation Topic

ISP is a World Bank Funded project for the Ministry of Communications and IT. Through this fund, MCIT and World Bank are trying to promote innovation by providing grants to software and mobile developers who come up with innovative ideas. There are around 80 grants for software and mobile developers. Mr. Rahimi will present on how you can benefit from these grants.

2. Magic Box by Paiwastoon

About Speaker: Mike is the CEO of Paiwastoon - he has been working 12 years in software development and system integration. He is the developer of NetSpeed Manager and Ustad Mobil amongst other software pieces.

About the presentation Topic

Netspeed Manager (aka "Magic Box") is a new mini server developed by Paiwastoon that gives business and IT managers a user-friendly tool to take control of their bandwidth and monitor the performance of their
ISP.

It provides per user bandwidth control, caching, and can even refresh
the pages most commonly accessed during the night. The hardware uses just 15W of electricity and can run for 3 days on a car battery.

3. Mobile Application Development Lifecycle by Quadrant

About the Speaker: Ahmad Khalid, CEO of QUADRANT is a versatile ICT and ICT4D Expert with primarily focus on mobile technologies (Mobile Application and SMS Technology). Recently, launched first mobile app on Apple Store KabulGUIDE and more to follow

About the presentation Topic

Khalid will be presenting Mobile Application/ Development Lifecycle

4. m-Gov Mobile Platform
About Speaker: Siamak Hashimi is the Vice President of "UStronics" doing business as "Paywast" in Afghanistan.

About Presentation Topic

UStronics is building the m-Gov Mobile Platform for the Ministry of Communications and IT. During this presentation, you will get to know how you can benefit from the Mobile Platform as users and as developers. Furthermore, as mobile developers, you will learn about various working opportunities in developing mobile apps / m-gov apps for the m-Gov Mobile platform through USTronics

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