News & Events
German-African ICT Forum
19 September 2019
An innovative gathering at Microsoft Berlin, the forum provides an ideal platform to engage face-to-face with senior leaders and rising talents of the German-African tech environment. CoStruct Managing Director Jessica Berlin will speak on innovative PPP models to internationally scale Tech4Dev solutions.
BIA Smart Cities at Factory Berlin
27 August 2019
By 2050, the world population will grow to over 9.8 billion, more and more of whom will live in cities. How can Smart Cities contribute to a more sustainable world? Opening keynote: Jessica Berlin, Managing Director, CoStruct.
Big Picture: Can The Economy Support a Sustainable World?
30 July 2019 - Berlin, Germany
Uncover the foundations on which our current global economy is built. From civil society to the private sector, government and more, we’ll bring you a multi-dimensional outlook. Featuring CoStruct’s Jessica Berlin.
021 Disrupt: Pakistani Tech Innovation
10-11 November 2018 Karachi, Pakistan
021Disrupt is the premier conference of the Pakistani startup ecosystem. Join hosts the Nest I/O and Google in welcoming numerous international founders, investors, and thought leaders including CoStruct founder Jessica Berlin.
Digital Solutions for Rural Europe
10 September 2018 Kiel, Germany
The Böll Foundation and Bertelsmann Foundation invite you for a day of discovery about how digital technologies can transform Germany’s villages and small towns. The conference line-up features Jessica Berlin presenting existing successful digital innovations from emerging markets that can help leapfrog German and European rural digital service delivery.
The Atlantic Dialogues
13 - 15 December 2017 Marrakesh, Morocco
Jessica Berlin will speak at the Atlantic Dialogues, a high-level annual conference on transatlantic security, politics, and economic affairs hosted by the OCP Policy Center and German Marshall Fund of the United States.
30 Sept. - 1 Oct. 2017 Alexandria, Egypt
Techne brought together 80 renowned international tech and entrepreneurship leaders, including CoStruct Founder and MD Jessica Berlin, to share insights with 100+ startups and over 1,600 attendees. The summit acts as a platform for global players to engage in the Mediterranean region.
7 September 2017 Berlin, Germany
CoStruct Founder and Managing Director Jessica Berlin moderated the Armenia Startup Night in Berlin, an initiative of EU4Business and the GIZ Support to SME Development in Armenia program. The event showcased innovative technology startups from Armenia. More info here.
1 September 2017 Berlin, Germany
Jessica Berlin represented CoStruct at the second annual Afrolynk conference at Microsoft Atrium in Berlin. Afrolynk featured investors, corporates, startups, and government representatives and explored the transformative potential of African tech innovation and entrepreneurship.
21-24 July 2017
Elecomp is Iran's largest ICT exhibition and premiere technology business event. BerLink consortium partners CoStruct, BerlinerStrategen, and Irana Consulting were guest coaches for the TAC accelerator's Startup Nitro program at Elecomp 2017.
DAI Geekfest Blog: Feature Interview with Jessica Berlin
DAI GeekFest highlights ICT4D thought leaders pushing Tech4Dev in new directions and building innovative solutions. Check out their new interview with Jessica Berlin on her work in local production and digital manufacturing in Kenya.
1 March 2017 Berlin, Germany
CoStruct presented the MakerNet consortium at the Institut für Ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung conference on the Transformative Power of Makers, exploring the makers in development and production, the potential future of the movement and its socioeconomic impact.
The Future of Value Creation
14-15 December 2017 Hamburg, Germany
CoStruct MD Jessica Berlin gave a keynote address at the Helmut Schmidt Universität conference on the Future of Value Creation, and what a shift to a decentralized, bottom up manufacturing economy might mean for the future.
8 December 2016 Nairobi, Kenya
In partnership with the German Embassy and the German Chamber of Commerce in Nairobi, Kenya, Jessica Berlin gave a keynote and represented MakerNet at the Innovative and Sustainable Business Partnerships conference for German and Kenyan business, tech, and government leaders.
2-4 May 2016 Berlin, Germany
CoStruct was proud to present at this year's re:publica, one of the world's largest digital society conferences held annually in Berlin. Hundreds of technology, business, civil society, and government experts from over 60 countries will meet to share knowledge and discuss the future of digital society.
13-15 April 2016 Hyderabad, India
DHI fosters social entrepreneurs, clean-tech, and smart city startups in India. Impact Chapter 2016 will feature over 1000 guests including startups, investors, and over two dozen speakers from around the world including CoStruct Founder and Managing Director Jessica Berlin.
14-18 March 2016 Hannover, Germany
CoStruct was invited by the GIZ MakeIT program to present at CeBIT, the world's largest tech conference, in partnership with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
CoStruct featured in Myanmar Business Today: Two Local Startups to Represent Myanmar at Swiss Tech Entrepreneurship Championship
CoStruct successfully supported the Swiss tech startup investment and entrepreneurship company Seedstars in building its first partnerships in Myanmar.