#IDLELO5 | Open Source Conference Day 3 Recap


IDLELO 5 is a Free Open Source Software conference powered by FOSSFA and it has been educative so far with information on how to embrace Open Source in Africa to solve different problems.

Day 3 was focused poverty alleviation, and the program was started in the auditorium by  Judith Ann Okite from Kenya. She had Dele Ajisomo on stage to talk about “From the Ijaw creeks of Igbobini To the towers of Naperville in Chicago: The Open Source Story of Dele Ajisomo”. Dele, over an hour, shared with the audience about his journey to eradicate poverty with technology.

The second session was Panelist Sessions of Poverty Alleviation Track. The session was moderated by Steffi Meyer from Germany, and there were many presentation from different organizations and individual. Finally there were training on courses including:

  • Linux Professionals Institute Bootcamp
  • Network Monitoring and Management.
  • Content Management Systems: Moodle, Drupal and WordPress.
  • Internet Governance.
  • FOSS Business Models.
  • Ethical Hacking
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