The Microsoft NGO Connection Day “Be the spark of change” organized by the local office of Microsoft Macedonia and the Metamorphosis Foundation will take place on March 20, 2014 at the Skopje Fair (Diplomatic Hall, 10.00 a.m.).


The Microsoft NGO Connection Day will allow representatives of the civil society sector to improve their ICT skills through an interactive program, and to learn more about the use and possibilities offered by Microsoft through its YouthSpark program and the applications for Cyber grants. Representatives of the civil society sector will also have an opportunity to discuss the use of technology and social networks for improving their online presence and accessibility for citizens.

Participants should fill out this form.

Event agenda:

10.00 – 10.15 Opening of the event, [Stefan Plavjanski, general manager of Microsoft Macedonia and Kosovo, and Bardhyl Jashari, director of the Metamorphosis Foundation]
10.15 – 10.45 Keynote speech: How NGOs can benefit from the new technologies [Elena Ignatova, project coordinator at the Metamorphosis Foundation]
10.45 – 11.15 Creating real impact for a better tomorrow: Microsoft YouthSpark. Presentation of the Microsoft Software donation Program [Vlora Ademi, Academic Program Manager, Microsoft Macedonia and Kosovo]
11.15 – 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 – 12.30 Social Media for Social Good [Tamara Resavska, project coordinator at the Metamorphosis Foundation]
12.30 – 13.15 Tech for NGOs: Collaborating on the cloud [Microsoft Macedonia]
13.15 – 13.30 Final comments
13.30 – 14.30 Buffet Lunch

Travel expenses (round trip bus ticket) will be covered for one representative per organization.

Event hashtag: #msngoMK