BarCamp Accra 2013 is a free networking event to bring people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue about Accra, Ghana and beyond.
The event shall be held at the World Bank Office, Accra on December 20. The theme for this year’s Barcamp is â€œExercising Ethics to Engineer Excellenceâ€. This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.
The GhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 27 Barcamps in Ghana. Barcamp Accra 2013 will be a showcase of how Ghanaâ€™s youth are taking charge of its development and how they can be spurred on to do more.
There will be a focus on channeling the present energies around entertainment into positive developments and progress for Accra and surrounding areas as well.
The Barcamp will feature multiple user-generated breakout sessions about business, social entrepreneurship, technology and development, alongside topics relevant to the Greater Accra region and beyond.
There will be a speed mentoring session where mentors will give insights and answers to questions from attendees. Various Accra leaders will be on a panel that will center on the theme.
We will start with the popular speed mentoring sessions with various young Ghanaian achievers. Selected resource personnel will be sharing and leading discussions on failure, removing the fear of failure and how we can fail our way to success in our newly introduced success sessions. We will have breakout sessions on topics of your choice as usual. Various confirmed mentors includeâ€¦â€¦.
Register at http://barcampaccra13.eventbrite.com/. You can also register by sending â€œBarcamp Accra, Your Name, Your Email Addressâ€ to 1945 on all mobile networks. See you there!
You may contact the Barcamp Accra organizing team through this website for sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested in organizing a breakout session, let us know, especially if you have special needs.
Barcamp Accra 2013 is sponsored by GhanaThink Foundation, World Bank Ghana, Google Ghana, and Nandimobile. Our media partners are SpyGhana.