BlogCamp Ghana 2012

BlogCamp Ghana 2012

BlogCamp 2012   is a one-day social media event organized by BloggingGhana,  Ghana’s biggest organization of bloggers and social media enthusiasts. The event seeks to educate and inform interested attendees on the benefits of social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google+ and Blogs and how the youth can leverage the power of Social Media for positive social change, good governance, accountability and education thus ensuring there is more online content from Africa.

The BlogCamp 2012 Ghana will be held tomorrow(May 5 2012) at the Kofi Annan ICT Centre Accra,Ghana. You can register here for the event .

The Agenda for the Blog Camp 2012 Ghana:

================Part 1 =========================
09:00 – 9:55   Registration
Interested attendees can get an account setup for them on #Blogger, #WordPress, #Tumblr, #Instagram, and #Posterous. Attendees can also find out how they can benefit from different Internet packages form the Vodafone stand

  • Blogging 101 sheet would have been sent via mail to all registered attendees. Will have info on where to get a free blog (blogger/wordpress/tumblr etc), general tips and links to useful websites.

  • There will also be a registration table for interested people to fill out a Google Doc to apply for membership into #BloGh

================Part 2 =========================

10:00 – 10:10   Vodafone Giveaways

  • @VodafoneGhana will be giving away mobile and Internet devices.

10:10 – 10:30   Welcome and Intro to Blogging (20 Minutes)

  • Introducing BloggingGhana – Chairperson, @Kajsaha

10:35 – 11:05   Google+ Hangout with a Blogger advocate

  • Introducing the Blogger Platform – Google Employee  from Australia

11:10 – 11:20   Word from Sponsor

  • Google+ – Ato Ulzen Appiah

11:25 – 11:30   Social Media in an Election year

  • Ghana Decides and Social Media  – @Kinnareads

11:55 – 12:10   Word from Sponsor – @VodafoneGhana

  • Tara Squire, Head of Computer Marketing

================Part 3 =========================

12:15 – 13:05   Lunch/Networking

               Creation of Social Media Accounts continues

================Part 4 =========================

13:10 – 13:30   Social Media and the law @Antirhythm (Legal Practitioner/Blogger)

13:35 – 13:45  Introducing break-out Sessions @ttaaggooee

================Part 5 =========================

 Break-Out Sessions
Round 1   (13:45 – 14:45)
1. Blogging 101 + Universal Blog posts
2. Social Media for corporate bodies.
3. Social Media on different devices

Round 2   (14:50 – 15:45)
4. Making a living from Social Media
5. Photo blogging & Visual Activism
6. Citizen Journalism.

15:45 – 16:00 Break for snacks

Round 3   (16:00 – 17:00)
7. Tips and Tricks of Social Media
8. Women and Social Media
9. Entertainment – Using Social Media for Marketing and Promotion.


 ================Part 6 =========================
17:00 – 17:10    Social Media Awards (10 Minutes)
·    by @GhanaMomoni (Awards Manager)

17:15 – 17:30   Vodafone Giveaway  (15 Minutes)
17:35                 Closing and Networking

You can get latest updates on the Blog Camp 2012 Ghana by following the Organisers of the Blog Camp 2012 Ghana on Twitter.

Ato Ulzen-A @abocco

ppiah @abocco

Edward Amartey-Tagoe @ttaaggooee

Fred Frimpong @iamfaf

Gameli Adzaho @gamelmag

Kobby Graham @kobbygraham

Mac-Jordan Degadjor  @MacJordan

Naa Adaku Golda Addo @GHANAmomoni

Nana Yaw Sarpong @osarpong

Nehemiah Attigah,TT @attigs

Nii Ayertey Aryeh @nii_ayertey 

Oluniyi D. Ajao @niyyie

Before I forget,You can follow me on Twitter: @lanredahunsi.

See you at the BlogCamp 2012 Ghana Event. To the Organizers and Sponsors of the Event: Thumbs Up.

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