AfricaOSH summit 2020

AfricArXiv will be hosting the Open Access track at this year's Africa Open Science Hardware summit in Yaounde, Cameroon.

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 7:00 AM - Saturday, May 16, 2020, 7:00 PM WAT


Focusing on DIYBio & Sustainability in 2020

Africa OSH Summit 2020 will be held in Yaounde, Cameroon, from 14 to 16 May 2020, under the theme ‘Growing the Do-It-Yourself & Do-It-Together (DIY/DIT) Culture for Community Transformation’. It will be hosted by Mboa Lab.

The summit will host workshops, discussions and conferences on making, hacking and DIYBio for a wide range of stakeholders to engage with the processes of design, co-creation, problem-solving. Additionally, participants will be engaged on how the open science & hardware movement can contribute to sustainable change in Africa. Ultimately we aim to achieve an ecosystem for innovation that is locally adapted, culturally relevant, technologically feasible, economically viable, and environmentally sustainable

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This year, members of the AfricArXiv team will facilitate the Open Access track at AfricaOSH.
Your contributions will go towards:
  •  covering travel expenses & accommodation of AfricArXiv team members
  • planning, facilitation, and documentation of the Open Access track
  • overall admin and logistics support to the AfricaOSH organizing team in Cameroon
  • Travel stipends to selected AfricaOSH participants

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Travel stipends to 3 selected AfricaOSH participants


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planning, facilitating and documenting the Open Access track at AfricaOSH 2020


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