Google DevFest2010 Holds In Lagos


google_logoThe use of new technologies in monitoring electoral processes globally has been seen as a welcomed development which Africa should explore in their elections.

As Nigeria marches towards her elections 2011, Google is pioneering the use and application of its technologies in efficient data collection, sharing and usage during the 2011 elections in Nigeria at a two day training event tagged DevFest Lagos 2010 which will hold on 29th -30th October, 2010 at Chams 8, Louis Solomon Close, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.devfest2010-logo

In an interactive chat with Bridgette Sexton of Google who is the Associate Technical Program Manager, Int’ Engineering, Africa. She emphasized the need for Nigeria developers who are interested in Maps and like working with data to be present at the event and promises it will be a cool one.

The event which will kick off with morning inspirational talks from renowned Nigerian and International Elections and IT experts discussing the need for new technologies in elections.

For participation and registration please visit the official website of the event at http://code.google.com/events/devfests/2010/lagos.html

Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

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