Silicon Mountain Conference 2016

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Silicon Mountain Conference ( SMConf ) is the flagship conference of Buea’s technological community which attracts creatives

The Buea Tech Community aka Silicon Mountain is pleased to announce that their annual is taking a giant step forward. The venue of the Silicon Mountain Conference is Chariot Hotel Complex. The event is scheduled to take place on the 18th of June, 2016.

The venue of the Silicon Mountain Conference is Chariot Hotel Complex. The event is scheduled to take place on the 18th of June, 2016 with its theme  “Think Global, Build Local” and official hashtags are smconfb16 and SiliconMountain.

Silicon Mountain Conference ( SMConf ) is the paramount conference of Buea’s tech community in particular and Cameroon in general, as captured in this BBC report.

Every year the conference attracts creatives, programmers and community organizers from Cameroon to the Mount Fako area for a day of code labs, workshops, and sessions of inspiration and fun. The event will start with interesting keynote addresses from Africa’s Digital Leaders such as;

  • Bonnie Fon, the CEO of Bonaventure & Co Ltd, An Investment Banking Firm.
  • Dr. Denis Nkweteyim, the Head of Department of Computer Science at the University of Buea.
  • Fritz Ekwoge Ekwoge, Founder of FeePerfect and developer of the Feem app.
  • Bermond Yange, Co-founder of Colorfluid Design Agency.

After the keynotes, there will be inspirational workshop sessions and presentations on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) – related topics, Design, and Community Management.

At the end of the  workshops, startups and companies will present their products and services at the booths to attendees. The conference will close with a two-hour networking session.

During the networking session,  key startup founders and community managers will liaise with corporate guests, business executives and government officials.

Individuals or organizations interested in getting involved as a sponsor, speaker, startup exhibitor or volunteer should contact info@smconf.org or visit our website www.smconf.org .

It will be a good idea for you to have and share some stickers in view of the conference.

We look forward to seeing you at the silicon Mountain Conference, Chariot Hotel Complex on 18 June 2016.

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