Barcamp Tamale 2014 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 23, 2014 in Tamale. The theme for this year is Harnessing the development potential in Northern Ghana through entrepreneurship and innovation.This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.
TheGhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 31 BarCamps in Ghana as part of itsBarcamp Ghana program since 2008. BarCamp Tamale 2014 will be a showcase of entrepreneurs and innovators in the Northern region.
Discussions will center on developing various business and industry sectors in Tamale and the Northern region. It will be an event for many people who live and are interested in Tamale to learn, share and network with.
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. Confirmed resource personnel include Rabi Salifu (ProNet), Naana Fatima Mohammed (FarmCare), Senyo Kpelly (SEKAF Ghana), Chris Anieze (Development News Africa), Ruka Yaro (YALI Fellow), Abdul Washeed (Northern Scope), Masahoud Cudjoe (Writer & Social Media), Rashida Aduni Ganiyu & Hikmatu Babaa Dua (MILEAD Fellows), Shani Mahama (Driinic), Eyram Dziritie (UN Volunteers), Kofi Larbi (NADMO & Blogger), Joshua Salifu (Tuma Kavi), Cecilia Sefa (Teacher/Blogger), Maurice Awuni (Construction) etc
Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Tamale eventbrite website (barcamptamale14.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.