FREE Innovation Workshop on 12th June, 2014 @ 9am

FREE Innovation Workshop on 12th June, 2014 @ 9am
past about 4 years ago

Thu, Jun 12. 9:00AM - 12:00PM

AITI-KACE (Advance Information Technology Institute- Kofi Annan Centre of Excelence) Accra, Ghana

Event Details

The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT invites you to this Innovation Bootcamp aimed at providing the knowledge and skills to transform ideas into software solutions.

SESSION 1: One Day Free Seminar Thu.12th June, 2014 @ 9am


Get a first hand experience on how technology is used to create solutions for the society and business. See live demos of how a developer turns ideas into new products using innovative tools. Demos will cover the following: Internet of things application, Reactive Programming, Real-time Computing, GIS and Analytics applications. 

Fields of applications include: emergency response, intelligent shopping, smart product management, smart installations, home automation, waste management, urban planning, environmental sensing, sustainable urban environment monitoring and social interaction gadgets.    

These innovative ways of building and using technology lead to opportunities on which many businesses are being established now and in the future. 

 Who can attend: 

-Computer Science & Engineering students and graduates or related fields. 
-Electrical & Electronic Engineers. 
-Software Developers and Programmers. 
-Software Entrepreneurs. 
-IT enthusiasts 


SESSION 2:  3 Days Paid workshop & training sessions: Wed 25th – Fri. 27th June 2014

Duration 4hours/day      Time: 9am       

Rate: GHS 70 daily or GHS 150 for 3 days. 


-Learn how to use software tools to turn your ideas into solutions. 
-Engage seasoned developers in a hands-on programming using current devices. 
-Membership and access to AITI-KACE's Innovation Hub Resources ( Free hosting, Code review, testing and cloud service) 
-Certificate of Participation 


Day 1: Internet of things applications using Python, Raspberry Pi, Reactive Programming 

Day 2: Real-time Computing using Node JS, & Ext JS 

Day 3: GIS and Analytics applications using Data Driven Document (D3.js) 

Who can attend: 

-Participants with knowledge of JavaScript or programming is an advantage. 
-Computer Science & Engineering students and graduates or related fields 
-Electrical & Electronic Engineers 
-Software Developers and Programmers 
-Software Entrepreneurs
-IT enthusiasts 

Resource Person:  Ernie Ofori  

Head of Scientific and Technical Computing at Ghana-India Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT.He has worked on various Scientific research and technology transfer projects.

Venue: Kofi Annan ICT Centre, Ridge- Accra. Near Parliament House


Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT
Direct Line: 233 302 679546