Google Enters Nigeria with Google G-Nigeria Day 2010

Google is very excited to meet with software developers, entrepreneurs and CS students in Nigeria. Thanks to the University of Lagos for hosting these specialized training days in Lagos

In alignment with our core mission, “to organize all the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” we would like to provide training on localized tools to spur economic development for people in Nigeria. 

Day 1: For Software Developers

February 18

Day 1 will focus on pushing the boundaries of web applications using Google developer technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will lead you through one full day of in-depth sessions on the latest Google technologies and hands-on codelabs. The day will also be about bringing brilliant developers together to share their own ideas. There will be plenty of time to meet other developers, discuss ideas and share what you’ve been working on.
Day 2: For Marketing Professionals and Entrepreneurs
February 19
Day 2 will be full of Google product demonstrations for businesses to help spur innovation and entrepreneurship in the region. We will discuss how to create local content using online tools, how to market them and how to monetize. Furthermore we will discuss several tools to better manage your business. In addition, we have invited several venture capitalists from around the world to talk about raising capital for your business.

Day 3: For Computer Science Students

February 20
Day 3 will basically contain shorter versions of Day 1 presentations and include a session with venture capitalists. We will also cover some of the existing Google student outreach programs and opportunities.

Visit google G-Nigeria 2010 site for more info.

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