The first Barcamp in Ethiopia in 2010. Hosted by iceaddis at the EiABC camous in Addis Ababa.
barcamp-style un-conference organisation: The participants themselves suggest and facilitate the sessions.
Barcamp Ethiopia was all about issues that most concerned the participants themselves, the majority of whom were students and lecturers of Universities in different parts of the country.
A session on assistive technology for the blind, hosted by activists from a local NGO. For many participants this was the first time they heard about and experienced tools such as screen readers and acoustic browsers.
While the majority of participants stemmed from the local Universities and tech communities, other participants joined from as far away as Russia, Germany and Sudan.
The motto of Barcamp Ethiopia 2010 was “New Learning | New Thinking | New Behavior”. Each of the three un-conference days ended with a musical performance by popular local acts,