The Google team is thrilled to announce its third annual g|Nigeria and g|Ghana, which will be happening on 15 & 16 March in Lagos and 19 & 20 March 2012 in Accra
Through the g|Day events, the Google team is looking forward to engaging with the growing community of Nigerian and Ghana developers, business leaders, and entrepreneurs who are passionate about technology. G|Tanzania and g|Ethiopia was recently concluded this February, to follow with g|Nigeria and g|Ghana in March.
The g|Event have been held in Nigeria and Ghana in 2010 and 2011. This will make the third g|Days to be held in these countries. On this note, Google team is expanding the program to cover topics for different levels and know-how of developers, webmasters, business professionals and marketers. Sessions will emphasize locally relevant topics and showcase successful developers and businesses.
There will be hosting of a special panel of successful women at Google and beyond, to bring together women and technology.
The programme is as follows:
Day 1: Developer and Webmaster
Day 1 focuses on hands-on training from Google engineers specializing in popular tools such as App Engine, Android, Maps, Google+ and Webmaster Tools. There will also be advanced labs for selected developers.
Day 2: Business, Marketing, and Entrepreneur Day
Day 2 is also suitable for marketers, webmasters, and entrepreneurs. Technical and non-technical presentations will focus on Google products, platforms, tips and trends for business. Attendees will also get to see awesome applications built by Nigerian developers for Nigeria and the world!
Venue for g|Nigeria
Lagos Civic Center
Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue
Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria
Date: 15 & 16 March 2012
Venue for g|Ghana
Date: 19 & 20 March 2012
g|Nigeria will take place on March 15th and 16th at the Civic Center in Lagos, and g|Ghana will be on March 19th and 20th at Alisa Hotel in Accra.