Silicon Mountain Conference!

Join Cameroon’s most creative community for captivating keynotes, skill-building sessions, and showcases. November 10-12.


Silicon Mountain Conference

Each year, members of the Silicon Mountain community organize a conference to consult, network, exchange ideas, showcase products/services, meet stakeholders/investors, and discuss possible solutions to common challenges.
The Last conference SMCON2021 attracted over 1000+ participants, making it the largest community-driven event on technology innovation and entrepreneurship in Cameroon.

While the conference has its roots from the techies in the community, the Silicon Mountain Conference has grown to be more inclusive community, reflecting the plethora and diversity of the techies, start-ups, innovators, science & tech communities, Academics institutions, incubators, Influencers and Change Agents who together constitute the Silicon Mountain Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.


Our Speakers

Ayuk Etta

CEO, Kuelap Africa

Mambe Churchill Nanje

Co-founder, Buyam

Dr Tasama Juliet Nahela

Psychologist/Mental Health Consultant

Dr. Windfred Mfuh

Technical Adviser 2 of the MINPOSTEL

Paul Mbua

Executive Director Zixtech Org.

Laye Mbunkur

Managing Director of BlueMOON



November 12


Venue : Chariot Hotel


Arrivals and Registration


Opening of Ceremony

Ayuk Etta


Presentation of the Silicon Mountain Tech Ecosystem

Video Documentary


Panel Discussion 3:

How can we better drive the consumption of local tech solutions

Georges Mofor, Akwo

Keynote Speaker Presentation

Dr Mfuh Winfred

Official Address

The President of SW Regional Assembly

16h:00- 17h:00

Official Visit to the Exhibition Stands


Networking Session

Official Closing


Event Features


Lightning talks, inspiring discoveries, captivating keynotes, daring mindsets, challenging conversations on building the future.


Meet startups, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, government representative, SMEs, Telcos, Banks, and many more stakeholders


Hard talk panel discussions on funding, Innovation, technology as a solution for local development, and many more intriguing discussions.


Watch some of the most amazing technologies in action with entrepreneurs behind it.


Very Educative workshops on Product design, Engineering, How to code , Pitch Battles, Code battles, and awesome prices to win


Entrepreneurs solving daring community problems will be showcasing their their works and seeking investment.

SMCON Sneaks

Hack Our City Challenge

This year’s SMCON powered by ORANGE CAMEROON, is organizing a Hackathon to solve a community problem, Waste Management.

Students or young professionals in the Buea community can form teams of 3-5 persons and apply for the Challenge.
1,000,000 XAF is the cash prize

The SMCON22 1st Edition Hackathon in the community of Buea will run over the course of 24 hours (November Wednesday 9th, 10AM to Thursday 10th 10AM, at Mountain hub and Active spaces – BUEA). It aims at developing ideas to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in line with the theme “Local Solutions for a Sustainable Digital Economy”

Code Battle

This year, Google Developers Group Buea, a community that codes, will be hosting another code battle, where developers will challenge themselves in various code katas for 2 tracks; frontend and backend.

Two winners will be selected and announced ( rewarded) at the D-day of the conference.

If you’re a student, entrepreneur, and most especially, a computer programmer/developer, GDG Buea urges you to participate in the 2022 code battle taking place at Jongo Hub, Friday 11th November, 2022 and stand the chance to win amazing prizes.

Form your team of 2-3 persons and register now to secure your spot

Pitch Contest

This year, entrepreneurs will present their business concepts to a panel in the hope of winning a cash prize of 600USD

This will happen at ActivSpaces on Friday 11th November from 1 pm to 4 pm.


Innovation Walk

Join the Silicon Mountain Community for an Innovation Wal from UB Junction to Mountain Hub and ActivSpaces 

Design Session

Join the Design Workshop to win Amazing Prices


Watch Our Conference

We will be streaming live on social media platforms, follow us live if you can’t make it on site.

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Frequently Asked


I want to be a speaker?

Write to the organizing committee here to submit your talk and discuss on available spots.

What is the purpose of the conference?

The Silicon Mountain Conference (#SMCON22) is an annual event organized by community members (Entrepreneurs, Startups, Higher Institutes of Learning, Development Organizations, Civil Society, SMEs, and Government) of the Silicon Mountain Community to bring to the limelight the opportunities and successes from Silicon Mountain. This conference edition, which will hold from the 10th to the 12th of November 2022, shall be hosted in various innovation hubs in Silicon Mountain, The Council Hall, and Chariot hotel as the venue for the final Conference day.

Why attend the conference?

SMCON22 aims to connect 3000+ participants, 300+ Startups/SMEs, and 5,000+ participants online across Africa, and it is focused on showcasing the technology products and services and demonstrating how Local Solutions are contributing toward a Sustainable Digital Economy within Silicon Mountain.


Our Sponsors and Partners

Those who are making the conference happen this year! Contact us to sponsor: 696 032 816