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Media Party Africa is hosted by the continent’s largest data journalism and civic technology federation, Code for Africa, in partnership with Hacks/Hackers Africa. Together, we’re gathering some of the world’s most exciting civic technologists, digital journalists and other social justice watchdogs from across the world for three days of workshops and talks.
We have speakers confirmed from Vox, ProPublica, ESPN, Buzzfeed Labs, Quartz, Huffington Post, Zeit Investigativ, Google, Jigsaw, First Draft News, the Gates Foundation, the Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships, and many more, talking everything from drone and sensor journalism, to how they’re pioneering 360˚and VR journalism, investigative technologies, geojournalism, verification, chat apps and the rise of the bots.

THIS SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW SPEAKERS SIGN ON: PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES.  

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avatar for Yinka Adegoke

Yinka Adegoke

Quartz Africa
Editor
avatar for Kainaz Amaria

Kainaz Amaria

Vox Media
Storytelling Design Director
avatar for Douglas Arellanes

Douglas Arellanes

Sourcefabric
Co-founder and Director of Innovation
avatar for Justin Arenstein

Justin Arenstein

Code for Africa
Director
avatar for Emrakeb Assefa

Emrakeb Assefa

The African Editors' Forum
Secretary General
avatar for Charlene Beukes

Charlene Beukes

The Huffington Post, South Africa
General Manager
avatar for Willam Bird

Willam Bird

Media Monitoring Africa
Director
avatar for Miguel Castro

Miguel Castro

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Global Media Partnerships
avatar for Styli Charalambous

Styli Charalambous

Daily Maverick
Publisher
avatar for Geoff Cohen

Geoff Cohen

&INNOVATION, TBH.WORKS
Media partner & Investment adviser
avatar for George Conard

George Conard

Google
Jigsaw Product Manager
avatar for Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans

Code for South Africa
News editor
avatar for Adi Eyal

Adi Eyal

Code for South Africa
Founder
avatar for Richard Gevers

Richard Gevers

Open Data Durban
Founder
avatar for Catherine Gicheru

Catherine Gicheru

Code for Kenya
Lead
avatar for Nasr Ul Hadi

Nasr Ul Hadi

ICFJ
ICFJ Knight Fellow
avatar for Greg Kempe

Greg Kempe

Code for South Africa
Head of Technology
avatar for Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade

Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade

Google
Communications & Public Affairs Manager, West Africa
avatar for Ingrid Kopp

Ingrid Kopp

Electric South
Co-founder
avatar for Ben Kreimer

Ben Kreimer

BuzzFeed’s Open Lab Fellowship, Drone Journalism Lab
Journalism technologist
avatar for Johnny Miller

Johnny Miller

Code for Africa
Photographer
avatar for Omar Mohammed

Omar Mohammed

Code for Tanzania
Lead
avatar for Sebastian Mondial

Sebastian Mondial

ZEIT Investigativ
Data, Forensic & Security Specialist
avatar for Mohamed Nanabhay

Mohamed Nanabhay

Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF)
Deputy CEO
avatar for Chika Oduah

Chika Oduah

Code for Nigeria
Journalist
avatar for Jacopo Ottaviani

Jacopo Ottaviani

Code for Africa
ICFJ-Knight fellow, data editor
avatar for Latoya Peterson

Latoya Peterson

ESPN
Digital Innovation for The Undefeated
avatar for Verashni Pillay

Verashni Pillay

The Huffington Post, South Africa
Editor-in-Chief
avatar for Rowan Pybus

Rowan Pybus

Sunshine Cinema
Head of Research
avatar for Alastair Reid

Alastair Reid

First Draft
Managing editor
avatar for Chris Roper

Chris Roper

Code for Africa
avatar for Michael Salzwedel

Michael Salzwedel

Social Weaver
Co-founder and trainer
avatar for Toby Shapshak

Toby Shapshak

Stuff magazine
Editor
avatar for Andres Snitcofsky

Andres Snitcofsky

Cargografias
Lead & Motion Graphics Designer
DS

Deshnee Subramany

amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism
Digital editor
avatar for Samantha Sunne

Samantha Sunne

Freelancer
avatar for Mike Tigas

Mike Tigas

Pro Publica
Hacker-Journalist
avatar for Nuno Vargas

Nuno Vargas

Digital Strategist and Mentor
avatar for Dan Zajdband

Dan Zajdband

The Coral Project, The New York Times, Washington Post
Knight-Mozilla fellow