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Coders4Africa In Action - SupInfo Dakar Senegal

Coders4Africa Team

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Coders4Africa In Action - SupInfo Dakar Senegal

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The next event has been confirmed for Saturday, September 3, 2011 september 10th from 14:00 to 18:00 at the SupInfo Central Park in Dakar, Senegal. (Senegal Football team will be trying to qualify for the African Cup on September 3rd)


The first goal of the meeting is to regroup and discuss current coders4africa projects and activities. You can help us choose a particular technology you want to discuss. We will hold a code session and demo based on the technology you chose.

The other goal is to bring together under one roof local programmers and startups companies, Tech Firms, interesting projects and local senegalese enterprises. The idea is for them to l showcase their activities but also work with the audience in trying to find solutions to their current IT projects.There will be some internship opportunities for c4a members and other surprises.

We will give away Online Video training from our new sponsor  PluralSight please come early in order to benefit from the giveaways.

Agenda


14 :00 – 14 :30 Registration – Networking

14 :30 – 15 :00 Coders4Africa community updates

15 :00 – 15 :30 Presentation iHubSenegal with the iSenegal product

15 :30 – 16 :00 Presentation Niakhtou.org

16:00 – 16:30   Elimu status: prototype and participation

16:30 – 17:00   SALMATECH

17:00 – 18:00   Codage et demonstration 

                           

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Where


SUP ' INFO
3, rue Aristide Le Dantec X rue Huart .
Dakar, Dakar 21104
Senegal

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Coders4Africa Team

 

 

Our Mission:

To create and support a Pan-African community of competent, internationally certified IT professionals focused on developing the IT tools for African Agriculture, Business, Education, Health Care, Government and general Social needs.

 

STRATEGY:

To leverage the rapid development and evolution of the wireless communications and Internet access platform in Africa to educate, certify and continue to support a 1000+ cadre of IT professionals.


GOALS:

  • To educate and accredit 1000 Pan-African software developers utilizing mobile, web and database development platforms by 2016.
  • To build capacity by introducing DevHubs across Africa, providing developers an open space to innovate and create solutions that solve problems their community faces.
  • To create, via these solutions, economic development and growth across local communities, including the smallest farmers and businesses.
  • To utilize the Pan-African community of IT professionals to create free Open Source solutions that respond to local African problems and demand.
  • To stimulate growth of the African software industry by tapping into local talent and human resources.
  • To assure the Pan-African community becomes a catalyst, playing a prominent role in providing technology-based tools in Agriculture, Business, Education, Health Care, Government and general Social needs.

COMPANY STRUCTURE:

Coders4Africa is an independent nonprofit organization that provides training, education and development infrastructure, logistics and intellectual support to IT professionals in Africa. In accordance with the Coders4Africa Charter, the Coders4Africa Board provides leadership, and makes program decisions. The organization's activities are enhanced by the active participation of its members. Coders4Africa membership consists of software developers and computer science students funded by the organization, and associates and partners with membership granted by the Coders4Africa principals.

 

 

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