Automattic at CMS Africa Summit
Automatticians, the individuals behind WordPress.com, may be present in nearly each nook of the globe, nevertheless it’s not day by day that we’ve the singular alternative to advertise open supply software program and meet a number of the superb communities that assist construct it in Africa.
Subsequent week, a number of of our group members can be talking on the CMS Africa Summit, to be held in Kampala, Uganda, April 1-2, 2016. The convention, sponsored partially by Automattic, will function workshops and panels on subjects starting from open supply software program to advertising and social media. Occasion attendees characterize a broad swath of Africa’s fast-growing tech group and embrace entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs, programmers and designers, consultants and college students.
Builders of all ages and backgrounds may also check their mettle by collaborating in a 48-hour Hackathon in the course of the convention. Contributors shall be tasked with creating an app that may leverage the facility of open supply know-how and open well being knowledge to unravel a few of the most intractable issues their communities face.
When you’re interested by attending and are in Uganda or plan to be within the space subsequent week, click here to register. It’s also possible to study extra by testing the convention’s Facebook profile and Twitter feed.
We’re thrilled to be part of this thrilling occasion and hope to meet some new pals inside the open supply group in Africa!