Sunday, July 28, 2013

Participate in Barcamp Tema 2013 #bctema

Below is the press release for Barcamp Tema 2013. Register to attend this august event at http://barcamptema13.eventbrite.com. It will be happening at the Rotary Centre in Tema on Saturday, August 10. The hashtag for the event is #bctema.
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BarCamp Tema 2013 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue on Tema, Ghana and beyond. It takes place on August 10, 2013 at the Rotary Centre in Tema. The theme is “Building new industries for our communities”. This Barcamp will be the 21st organized by the GhanaThink Foundation as it builds a netowrk of young change makers, doers and entrepreneurs in Ghana. It's being organized in conjunction with the Rotaract Club of Tema.
Tema is well known for its music and entertainment stars which is supporting a local music industry. This Barcamp would focus on how to grow more industries for various entreprising communities. The event will be a showcase of how Ghana’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 Tema and surrounding areas as well. This initiative hopes to assemble stakeholders to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.
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 Tema leaders will be on a panel that will center on the theme. Confirmed resource personnel include +Ali Bukari Maiga +Benjamin Gregory Aggrey +Ob Abenser +Pascaline Ed. Olympio +Nana Kofi Asihene +Gregory Rockson +Nana Asaase Philip Boakye Dua Oyinka +Doreen Andoh +Emeka Okoye, amongst others.

Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Tema eventbrite website (barcamptema13.eventbrite.com) or text "Barcamp Tema [name] [email address] to 1945 through any mobile network.. You may also contact the +Barcamp Tema team through the eventbrite page for sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested in organizing a breakout session, let us know, especially if you have special needs. BarCamp Tema 2013 is sponsored by GhanaThink Foundation, Rotaract Club of Tema, Nandimobile, etc. Our media partners are the Ghana News Agency. Join us to move the Greater Accra Region and Ghana forward.
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