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How did tech change the face of Ghana’s elections 2016?

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How did tech change the face of Ghana’s elections 2016?
  Accra, Ghana – December 20 – RSVP Now

On December 7, 2016, Ghana passed yet another democratic test when it conducted what is now being widely described as a very successful elections to choose a new President and 275 members of parliament.

From the tech-based systems deployed by media houses that enabled their collation and projections of results, through the Electoral Commission’s engagement with citizens via social media, to how political parties tracked their numbers before the final and official declaration, and with thousands of election observers using tech to observe and report happenings from all over Ghana; a major feature of the 2016 poll was how technology took center stage of the entire democratic process by almost every key stakeholder, citizens inclusive.

The seeming success of the role of technology has not come without its own difficulties. The next Accra Technology Salon seeks to discuss exactly how technology changed the face of Ghana’s elections 2016 including a discussion on challenges and successes.

Please RSVP now to join a lively debate with your thoughts and concerns at the next Technology Salon Accra. Our key discussants for this topic include:

Please RSVP now to join them and your esteemed peers at the 10th Technology Salon Accra. We’ll have hot coffee and catered breakfast treats for a morning rush, but seating is limited. Once we reach our 30-person capacity there will be a waiting list!

How did tech change the face of Ghana’s elections 2016?

11th Technology Salon Accra.
Tuesday, 20th December 2016
8:30am – 10:30 a.m.
New Media Hub at Penplusbytes
No.1 Ostwe Close, Ako Adjei, Osu,
Accra, Ghana (map)
RSVP is required for attendance

About the Technology Salon

The Technology Salon™ is an intimate, informal, and in person, discussion between information and communication technology experts and international development professionals, with a focus on both:

  • technology’s impact on donor-sponsored technical assistance delivery, and
  • private enterprise driven economic development, facilitated by technology.

Our meetings are lively conversations, not boring presentations. Attendance is capped at 35 people – and frank participation with ideas, opinions, and predictions is actively encouraged.

It’s also a great opportunity to meet others motivated to employ technology to solve vexing development problems. Join us today!