Empowering the Next Generation: Ignite Your Students’ Digital Journey through WordCamp Jinja 2023

Register for WordCamp Jinja 2023 and secure your spot today at bit.ly/wordcampjinja. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to embark on a transformative journey of website development and digital empowerment.

It’s time to embark on an extraordinary journey of empowerment and digital discovery. WordCamp Jinja 2023, the annual conference on web development and WordPress, invites you to bring your students along for an experience that will ignite their creativity and equip them with valuable digital skills to shape the future, inspire innovation, and lead you on an unforgettable path of growth and success.

We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to you all to be part of WordCamp Jinja 2023, a transformative conference on website development and publishing with WordPress Software. This exciting event aims to empower students and teachers alike, equipping them with valuable digital skills and knowledge in line with the emerging trends of the 21st century.

WordCamp Jinja 2023 is the second WordCamp after the first one with practical sessions held at Jinja College last year 2022:

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Scheduled to take place on Monday, 4th September to Tuesday, 5th September 2023, at Iganga (Girls) Secondary School, WordCamp Jinja 2023 offers a comprehensive program designed to enable students to build dynamic and static websites for various purposes. Teachers will also have the opportunity to enhance their expertise in website administration and maintenance, unlocking the potential of school websites and e-content in the new curriculum.

The theme of this year’s conference is “There’s always more to learn!” – a reflection of the limitless possibilities and continuous growth that WordPress and web development offer. We invite you to follow the program details and general information being published on the event website at jinja.wordcamp.org/2023.

WordCamp Jinja 2022 highlights

During the conference, attendees will have the chance to engage in informative sessions, practical workshops, and insightful discussions led by industry professionals. To ensure optimal participation, we recommend that participants bring their own laptops for the practical sessions, although there are computers available in the host school lab.

In addition to the main event, we are excited to announce an optional extra contributor day and do-action hackathon on Wednesday, 6th September 2023, at The Innovation Village in Jinja City. This additional day provides a unique opportunity to further contribute, collaborate, and put newfound skills into action.

To confirm attendance, please secure your tickets by making the payment as outlined below:

Ticket Details:

  • Students (Below 18 years): UGX 20,000
  • Adults: UGX 40,000 (discounted/early bird tickets secured before 1st Aug 2023) or UGX 180,000 (actual cost/microsponsor ticket)

Ticket Benefits:

  • Access to all sessions and workshops
  • Internet access throughout the event
  • Training materials and resources
  • WordCamp Jinja T-shirts and goodies
  • Breakfast, lunch, and supper provided
  • Access to all facilities and utilities

Payment for tickets can be made through EQUITY BANK UGANDA LIMITED, Account Number: 1001201524604 in the names of ICT TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION UGANDA LIMITED. Please share the confirmation receipt via WhatsApp on +256776960740 or email jinja@wordcamp.org.

For accommodation, we are pleased to offer free accommodation within Iganga Secondary School for both students and teachers on the nights of 4th and 5th September. However, participants are kindly requested to bring their own beddings. Alternatively, there are several guest houses in Iganga Town starting from UGX 30,000 onwards.

We firmly believe that WordCamp Jinja 2023 will inspire and empower your students and teachers, equipping them with valuable knowledge and digital skills to thrive in the digital era. If you have any inquiries or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the organizers at +256776960740 / +256701138719.

Download the official invitation letter in PDF format here:

Register for WordCamp Jinja 2023 and secure your spot today at bit.ly/wordcampjinja. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to embark on a transformative journey of website development and digital empowerment.

Best regards,

Rogers Mukalele

Lead Organiser – WordCamp Jinja 2023