All is set for WordCamp Lagos, the first official city WordCamp of its kind in Nigeria organised by WordPress. WordCamp Lagos is about bringing WordPress enthusiasts together, showcasing local talents, sharing valuable knowledge and experience.
Just in case you’re wondering what a WordCamp is, a WordCamp is a community-organized conference centred on the WordPress publishing platform. They are paid for and attended by the local WordPress communities in accordance with guidelines published at WordCamp.org and the principles of the WordPress Foundation.
WordCamp atmospheres are relaxed, casual and welcoming to all regardless of skill-set or financial ability. There is no pepper them air in the atmosphere. Participants are advised to be in their best comfortable attire and shoes because you will move around a lot, not an outfit that will make you praying the day goes by so fast because it promises to be an amazing day.
Organisers of the event have officially announced the speakers for the maiden edition of the event. Trust me the speakers are amazing and will certainly be of high impact to anyone who attends
The speakers are Ade Olufeko, an award-winning American trained Technologist, KhadiJah Abu, the Product Partnerships Lead at Paystack Payments Limited, Michael Simeon, a strategic and relentless thinker and cofounder and CEO of VoguePay; Catherine Egwali, an international bestselling author and co-founder and COO of Switem Technology Solutions; Michael Okpala, country manager at Africa’s Talking, Nigeria; Ronke Omorodion, an exceptional and skilful Legal Practitioner/Consultant.
Others are, Opeyemi Bakre, Kabolobari Benakole, Truston Aliende, Adesanya Adetayo, Nabeel Molham. Adedayo Adeniyi, Olalekan Adepoju, Mark Onoja, Luminus Alabi, Edidiong Unwemakpan, Caroline Wabara, Hermann Lahami, Iruka Ndubizu, Sodiq Akinjobi, Abi Francis, Godwin Ojebiyi and Dayo Samuel.
The event is scheduled to hold on Saturday 10th of March, 2018 at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Interested participants are to get their tickets from www.2018.lagos.wordcamp.org for N3,500 which covers tea/coffee, snacks, lunch, WordCamp Lagos t-shirt, swags and after-party on the conference day. Kids (with parent supervision) can get their tickets for N1,000.
The event is scheduled to commence at 9:00am and end at 7:00pm. It’s a full day of learning, fun and networking. You don’t want to miss out.