Community Days

KCD Ghana

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Join us for the inaugural Cloud Native Technology conference in Ghana. We will explore a wide range of topics, from containers, DevOps, DevSecOps, Observability, and Monitoring to OpenTelemetry. Backed by the leading Cloud Native organization in North America and Europe Linux Foundation. KCD Accra is sponsored by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). This virtual event will feature talks from leading practitioners, motivated students, and cloud native enthusiasts in Ghana, West Africa, and international speakers. 


Ideas for Talks:

  • Share your experience using Cloud Native technology ( are you working on monitoring? Embracing DevOps? Deploying containers (kubernetes)?) Whatever you are doing in the cloud native space we would love to hear about it.
  • Technical deep dives where you share your expertise and knowledge.
  • Demonstrations on what you are working on within your organization and/or open source projects you contribute to as long as the demo is relevant to the cloud native ecosystem.
  • KCD Accra is Backed by the leading Cloud Native organization in North America and Europe. This virtual event will feature talks from leading practitioners in Ghana, West Africa, and international speakers. 


Submission Details:

  • Talks can be delivered in English or Twi / Ga / Ewe with all slides being presented in English. We welcome diversity and inclusion and embrace local languages at KCD Accra.
  • Talks can be submitted as a lightning talk (10 mins) or a full talk (30 mins).
  • Talk sessions can be presented by up to 2 speakers or up to 4 speakers for a panel.


Speaker Benefits:

  • Talk featured on YouTube channel.
  • Talk is recognized by CNCF for KCD Accra.
  • Official speaker at a Kubernetes Community Days event.
  • Certificate of participation with KCD Accra as a speaker.
  • Speakers are featured on KCD Accra website.


Important Dates:

CFP Opens - July 1 (Monday)
CFP Closes - August 31 (Wednesday)
Notification of successful applicants - September 29 (Sunday)
Event schedule announcement - October 27 (Sunday)
Event date - November 26 (Tuesday)


We welcome all to submit a CFP for this event, as it is a learning opportunity and a chance for Tech in Ghana to be heard on a global stage!

Organizers

Khallai Taylor

Principal Technical Architect

EBENEZER AIDOO

Ops Supervisor, Monitoring & Maritime Analysis

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