Mozilla at NSBE Sci-Tech Fair 2011

February 23rd, 2011 by mozillag with No Comments »

Each year the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), KNUST Chapter organizes a fair to bring together technology and engineering industry stakeholders in Ghana and student to provide students an opportunity to be informed about these companies. This year’s edition was organized in collaboration with the Science Students Association (SCISA) hence bringing together two great Colleges of KNUST the Colleges of Engineering and Science. Provosts of both colleges graced the occasion and each shared their thoughts and ideas on the theme for this year’s event: “Unearthing the Creative Potential of the Youth through Successful Implementation of Technology”. Touching on the advancement of technology, its impact on our society and how we should actively harness this potential for national development.

Present this year were some industry power houses in technology and engineering, such as Mantrac Ghana limited, Millicom Ghana Limited operators of the mobile communication network tiGO, the Advanced Information Technology Institute – Kofi Annan Center of Excellence (AITI-KACE) and Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST).

Mozilla Ghana Community was in attendance as well. We showcased the upcoming Firefox 4 and to share ideas on how they can take part in the community web enthusiasts who want to see a better web for everyone. The participants were enthusiastic and by close of the day more than 100 people had submitted their names to contacted on how they can get involved to support Mozilla!

The Mozilla Community Stand at Sci-Tech Fair

Visitors to our stand always weren’t sent away empty handed :)

Daniel Appiah-Adjei the awesome Student Rep for KNUST, Kumasi.

Me, (Kwamena) talking about how participants can get involved with Mozilla.

NSBE/SCISA Sci-Tech fair was awesome, the people, the talks, the interactions, I am already looking forward to next year’s event!