Bunyoro Youth Convention
- March 21, 2020
- 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Jonard Development Foundation 2 Acres Gardens, Kanenankumba, Kinubi, Hoima Municipality
About Bunyoro Youth Convention
This event was established in 2018, Bunyoro Youth Convention is an annual event hosted by the Jonard Development Foundation to engage with youth in the entire Bunyoro Sub region on most pressing topics facing this generation. Jonard Development Foundation is an affiliate of Society of Mining Engineers Uganda, an organization in Uganda that brings together Mining Engineers to promote sustainable mining practices and new technological approaches in the mining sectors as well as enacting discipline and credibility in the sector.
It started in the year 2018 and was first hosted on 20th of December 2018 at Hoima Kontiki Hotel, was a one-day interactive event. Youth from Kibaale, Hoima, Masindi, Kikuube, Kagadi, Kakumiro, Buliisa and Kiryandongo attended the convention. More than 1000 youth turned up for this educative, interactive event.
2020 BUNYORO YOUTH CONVENTION ( SECOND EDITION).
The 2020 BYC will be another one-day interactive event that will take place at Jonard Development Foundation 2 acres Gardens in Kanenankumba, Hoima Municipality on Saturday 21. March. 2019.
The Slogan for 2020 Convention is “Start with what you have” (in Runyakitara “Tandika nekyoine”). “The driving force for 21st century is the intellectual capital of citizens,” said the Metiri Group in its white paper.
The theme for the 2020 Convention is: The worry of Youth in the 21st Century: Education system, Digital Futures and Forth Industrial Revolution 4.0.
“The Curriculum of the 18th Century is being implemented by the planners of the 19th century, taught by teachers of the 20th century to the students of the 21st century.”
In Africa an estimated 11 million young people enter a job force each year with only 3 million jobs available.
The Dark Factories (Where automation and robots would have taken course, no need of light they can use night vision).
It’s quite different from the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it. Steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization. The Fourth Industrial Revolution will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be human.
“We should stop talking about the future and start talking about things that will create it.” Eng. Asiimwe.
The technologies that will create or shape the future are what all restaurants; Youth Centers in our country should be talking or pondering about.
Bunyoro lets take on a leading role in discussing things that are creating the Future. Come take part.