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Gen Z HackFest 2023

event starts

21 Aug 2023

event ends

26 Aug 2023


Lagos, Nigeria

Gen Z HackFest is an annual conference and hackathon by GenZtechies, Africa's fastest-growing network for Gen-Zs in tech that attracts thousands of developers, designers, corporate organizations, and people in tech across Africa and beyond. 

This year, Gen Z HackFest remains a unique 2-in-1 hybrid experience, which would feature networking sessions, conversations, keynotes, and workshops around existing and emerging technologies.

Highlights from Gen Z HackFest 2022

4 Days

Three impactful days of building at the hackathon, concluded by a conference

2,500+ Attendees in-person & virtually

Diverse individuals across different fields of technology, from developers to VCs

25+ Talks & workshops

Presented by experts and thought leaders in tech across Africa and beyond

Event Structure

  • Hackathon: August 21-25
  • The Conference is on August 26

See you at the Gen Z HackFest 2023!

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

27 Apr 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

01 Jul 2023

Call closes in W. Central Africa Standard Time (UTC+01:00) timezone.
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Thanks for your interest in speaking at the Gen Z HackFest 2023 in Lagos, Nigeria. We are currently accepting talks & workshop proposals from interested speakers surrounding existing and emerging technologies. 

We're open to: 

  • Web & Mobile development
  • Design (Product, UI/UX, Motion, etc)
  • API and Microservices
  • Web3 & Blockchain
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • New Developer Technologies
  • Founders and Startups
  • Robotics & IoT
  • Cloud Services & Computing

Fill out your profile information completely and write a detailed proposal then select the appropriate category of your proposal from the tracks available.

Types of CFP submission we accept:

  • Lighting talk (5 - 10 minutes)
  • Talk session (20 - 30 minutes)
  • Workshops (20 -30 minutes)

Please feel free to shoot us an email via with any questions or concerns, thanks!

event fee

free for speakers