Plenary - 8:00AM to 7:00PM @ Rice University
Post-Congress Mixer - 7:30PM to 10:00Pm @ Four Points by Sheraton - 2828 Southwest Freeway, Houston TX 77098
The Distinguished Annual Congress of the CPS is a seminal event that brings together Cameroonian professionals from all walks of life and throughout the world to discuss concrete issues facing Cameroonian communities throughout the world and especially issues facing Cameroon. It is indeed the “Cameroonian Davos.” Through its various working sessions, roundtable discussions, debates and symposia, Congress attendees interact closely with other professionals from across the globe in formulating strategies for socio-economic development and progress. The Congress emphasizes leadership development with the goal of empowering and nurturing the next generation of Cameroonian leaders.
Who Should Attend
This Congress is open to all Cameroonians residing in the United States and abroad. Other Africans, businesses, venture capitalists and internationals with interest in Cameroon are especially welcome. Cameroonian professionals are urged to not only attend but to actively participate. The following are invited to attend:
Cameroonians from all walks of life residing Cameroon and abroad
Leaders of professional associations, expertise centers, non-governmental organizations.
Deans, directors and researchers from universities and the higher education sector.
Corporate training and development personnel
Senior staff from government departments and international development agencies
Publishers, journalists, human rights activists, legal and healthcare personnel, engineers, business entrepreneurs, philanthropists, artists, writers, educators, IT developers etc.
Young Cameroonians and students in the diaspora.
Why You Should Attend
- Network with Cameroonian Professionals and grow your contacts
- Form lasting relationship with individuals of like-mind and work towards community empowerment.
- Develop business and professional contacts in various fields.
- Keep up with all the major issues, latest developments and trends in Cameroon
- Hear from the experts on practical ways of spearheading a change, however small it may be.
- Learn specifics about Cameroon’s rich history and cultural heritage vis-à-vis its interaction in the international scene
- Become familiar with Cameroon’s bilateral and multilateral relationship and its impact on the society
- Become involved in community development projects and various leadership opportunities.