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Barcamp Tamale 2013 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue on Tamale, Ghana and beyond. It will take place on August 17, 2013 in Tamale. The theme for this year is Growing a connected and attractive entreprising market. This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.
The GhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 20 BarCamps in Ghana. BarCamp Tamale 2013 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 Tamale 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 Northern Region and beyond. There will be a speed mentoring session where mentors will give insights and answers to questions from attendees. Various Tamale leaders will be on a panel that will center on the theme. Confirmed resource personnel include Abdul-Nasser Alidu of Tigo, Senyo Kpelly of SEKAF Ghana, Philip Assibit Akpeena of Discovery Group, etc
Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Tamale eventbrite website (barcamptamale13.eventbrite.com) or text "Barcamp Tamale [name] [email address] to 1945 through any mobile network.. You may also contact the BarCamp Tamale 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 Tamale 2013 is sponsored by GhanaThink Foundation, Google Ghana, Kiss Condoms, Nandimobile, etc. Our media partners are the Ghana News Agency. Join us to move the Northern Region and Ghana forward.
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