The Nigeria Information Technology Professionals in the Public and Civil Service (NITPCS), an interest group of the Nigeria Computer Society and an umbrella body of all IT professionals across government – Federal, State and Local governments in Nigeria, has announced plans for the 2017 edition of ‘Technology in Government Summit’.
According to a release by the organizers, the Summit which holds from the 13th to 15th December, 2017, Abuja has as its theme: “Achieving National Economic Recovery and Growth – The Role of Information and Communications Technology”.
The platform, the statement reads, will afford ICT professional and other critical users the opportunity to distill the role ICT in achieving and driving the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The Summit is endorsed by Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria and powered by Debbie Mishael Group.
Summit and exhibitions:
The three-day Summit agenda underpins Technology in Government 2017, showcasing best in class government projects and technology implementations, discussing the future of public sector service delivery and offering innovative strategies for a more effective technology enabled public sector.
The Summit Agenda includes a high level half day thought leadership presentations and a full two-day series of technical training and workshops focused on enhancing IT knowledge, skill and competence of public sector IT professionals.
The Summit offers value across the whole spectrum of the public sector and job titles within the Policy, Technology, Digital, Security and Communications Space.
Focus of the Summit’s plenary will include Cyber Security threats and mitigation in the public Sector; Harnessing Indigenous Technology Innovation for national growth; e-government: Fundamentals, Challenges & Strategies for Federal, State and Local Government Operations; Beyond the Surface: IT Professionals Designations in the Public Sector.
Who to attend:
Government ICT Leaders, Directors and Heads of ICT Department/Unit, Chief Information Officers (CIOs), ICT Managers, All ICT support professionals and officers, Critical IT users (in Accounts, Audits, Procurement, Press & Protocol, Data Processing Officers, Planning & Research officers) in Federal, State and Local Government and ICT Solution Providers/ Stakeholders.
Technology in Government is a multi-platform Summit and Exhibitions that brings together a high level, public sector focused audience and stakeholders with market leaders in ICT and emerging digital (disruptive) transformational technologies. It will bridge the knowledge gap, by creating the opportunity for the public sector MDAs to collaborate, leverage knowledge and foster innovation.