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Ghana: 10-Day Wireless Training (August 1-10th) APPLY NOW

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  • Janet Feldman
    http://simpasummits.net/register_wts.php?events_id=120&event=A+10-day+Wireless+Training+Summit+in+Winneba%2C+Ghana PRESS RELEASE: Please circulate widely ...
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      PRESS RELEASE:   Please circulate widely
      Dear ALL:

      Community Wireless Networking - A chance for Ghana

      oneVillage Foundation-Ghana (OVF-Ghana) in partnership with the University of Education, Winneba; the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada; the Ghana Information Network for knowledge Sharing (GINKS); and Wireless Ghana (WG) are implementing the 10- day Wireless Training as part of a series of emerging technology sessions dubbed the "Simpa Open Summits" (SOS). It will take place at the Winneba Open Digital Village (WODiV) from August 1-10, 2007.

      This will be a point of convergence for at least fifty (50) personnel from the IT Community in Ghana and the West African Sub-region. Instructors for this training will be drawn from the University of Zurich-Switzerland; Ghana Telecom University, Accra- Ghana; Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; and the University of Education, Winneba-Ghana. Topics for the 10-day hands-on session will build the capacity of participants by blending topics from the list below.
      -Introduction to Wireless Networking
      -Setting up and Configuring Wireless Local Area Network (LAN)
      -Building Local routers Introduction of WiFi Devices (USB, PCMC, etc.)
      -Installing Open Source Software
      -Open Source on Wireless Technologies
      -Network Securities
      -Bandwidth / Internet Link Optimization
      -Managing your Network
      Application forms can be filled online or downloaded at www.simpasummits.net/register.php  and returned to applications@...  or admin-ghana@...
      You may also fax your filled application forms to the WODiV on +233-(0)432-20900
      For more details, please see:  http://simpasummits.net/eventsmain.php

      For registration, please see: http://simpasummits.net/registrations.php
      Also please see www.simpasummits.net  or kindly contact any of the following persons:
      See you soon in Winneba!
      Administrator, ICT Center, University of Education, Winneba  www.uew.edu.gh
      West Africa Coordinator, FLOSS4Edu Project   www.wikieducator.org
      Country Director, oneVillage Foundation-Ghana   www.onevillagefoundation.org
      Team Leader, Winneba Linux User Group  www.wilugghana.org

      Cell : +233-(0)20-8165057 | +233-(0)24-4429448 | Tel/Fax: +233-(0)-432-20900
      P.O.Box C0 1007, Tema, Ghana-West Africa
      Mr. Gideon Amoah / Mr. Boateng Ebenezer, Wireless Ghana, APIREDE Community Resource Center, Akuapem North District, Eastern Region   +233-(0)24456-2244 /+233(0)24495-5324

      Mr. Ibrahim Inusah / Mr. Prince Deh, Ghana Information and Knowledge Sharing (GINKS), Behind Gold House, Accra  +233(0)24485-0881/+233(0)24342-5443

      Miss Shine Agbevivi / Mr. Godfred Prebbie, oneVillage Foundation-Ghana, Winneba Open Digital Village, Behind Uncle Rich Junior Secondary School-Winneba     +233(0)24420-3493/+233(0)24333-9955





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