BarCamp Tema 2015 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 May 30 at the Rotary Centre (Club House) in Tema. The theme is "Create. Impact. Sustain" .
This Barcamp is the 44th Barcamp in Ghana and it’s organized by the GhanaThink Foundation as it builds a network of young change makers, doers and entrepreneurs in Ghana. It's being organized in conjunction with the Rotaract Club of Tema. This year, we take a more realistic look at how ideas and solutions are created, sustained and impact our community and the world.
There will be a speed mentoring session where mentors will give insights and answers to questions from attendees. As usual, mentors from diverse industries will be there to share insights on the theme. Confirmed mentors are Annabella Boadi-Misa (Founder, ABM ART integrate), Kenneth Owusu-Akyaw (President, Aquimiini Digital Communication), Damiano Aubin Lantonkpode (Projects/Events Management Consultant), Crisswaddle R2Bees (Musician), Akumaa Mama Zimbi (Media Personality), Gameli Adzaho (Environment & Human Health Specialist, Blogger), Hassan Salih (Architect, Founder Mesh), Lucy Dede Asare (Chemical Engineer, Caterer - Founder JollotPot), Norbert Ambenne (Engineer,Writer), Nicholas Ferguson (HR, Construtora Queiroz Galvão), Akua Akyaa Nkrumah (Environmental Scientist, Waste-to-Resource Technologist), Jude Abbey & Jude Nyoagbe (3d visualizer, Graphic Designers Partners Revival Design and Visualization studios); Doe Y. Agbolosoo- Mensah,(Corporate Strategist, National Petroleum Corporation), George-Patrick Bediaku (Civil Engineer, sports journalist), Frederick Tettey (Administrative Assistant Solas Enterprise, marine safety consultancy) and MANY MORE.
This Barcamp will focus on sharing and education on many tips and ways of being creative and sustainable and impactful with our ideas. As usual, the Barcamp will feature multiple user-generated breakout sessions about topics. There will be a keynote interview with a top level executive from Tigo Ghana, discussing the theme - “Create. Impact. Sustain”.
Norbert Ambene will also give a presentation centering around the topic. Director of the GhanaThink Foundation, Ato Ulzen-Appiah adds, “Barcamp Tema will be the first in a series of networking forums, where a lot more quality is ensured in our breakout sessions, with active participation from industry expertise.”
Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Tema eventbrite website (barcamptema15.eventbrite.com) or text "Barcamp Tema [name] [email address] (example Barcamp Tema Esi Eshun [email protected]) to 1945 through any mobile network. Contact us via barcamp at ghanathink dot org for partnership opportunities.
BarCamp Tema 2015 is supported by Tigo Ghana, Rotaract Club of Tema, Making All Voices Count (MAVC), BLU Telecommunications, etc. Join us to move the Greater Accra Region and Ghana forward.