SlashRoots goes Regional – January 2012 conference to focus on “Developing The Caribbean”

The first SlashRoots conference was held earlier this year in Kingston and plans are already at an advance stage for it’s second staging in early 2012.  The SlashRoots team have been hard at work on SlashRoots 2012 and has expanded the conference to be a regional event. In a post of the official SlashRoots blog it was stated that: […]

ICT Policy Conference Organized by UWI Mona School of Business

Despite stories within the local and international media that seem to paint Jamaica’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in a bad light, there are great things happening within the industry – some being powered by Grassroots Communities such as Slashroots, ICT4D Jamaica, the Jamaica Design Association, and Kingston Beta; while others are being powered by […]

Google I/O 2011 conference Overview of Major Announcements

For the last couple years the tech industry has looked forward to an annual two day event put on by Google at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The event is called Google I/O Developers Conference and this is where Google showcases what is has been up. Google I/O 2011 as expected focused heavily on Android. […]

Slash Roots (/Roots) Developer Conference

Creating a technology industry that drives innovation and a community responsive to global trends cannot occur in a vacuum. In today’s world, specific institutional support systems produce the technical resources that drive business and competitiveness. The ./roots Developer Conference is about creating and fostering those support systems within the Jamaican context. The conference reflects the […]