The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), will tomorrow, June 04 hold a Webinar that will address issues on Covid-19 as they relate to software industry in Nigeria and indeed the world.
ISPON is a not for profit organisation established in 1999 with the aim to bring about trade in software and to promote research in software technology. As such it is a key point of reference for the Nigerian software industry.
Theme for the Webinar is: “COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Imperatives, Implications & Role of Software Industry”.
The panelists (See poster below):
The talking points include:
What to look out for
- Industry response post COVID-19
- Imperatives for Practitioners, Policy makers & Users
- Robust Q&A Session
The President of ISPON, Dr. Yele Okeremi in a communication material ISPON made available to TechEconomy.ng, said the webinar will look at “IT has an increased contribution to the GDP of the nation; how much has been spent in the IT sector and how much of this figure has the local industry benefitted from. How much are banks spending on software and how much is coming to local software companies
“Possibilities of getting import substitution in the wake of COVID-19.
“National Policy on Software: is it sensible to protect the industry with legislation? what benefits do we get? how do we go about securing such required policies?
“Globalisation: as an industry what should be our response to global conflicts? can we weaponize our IP?
“What are we doing to get the younger ones into software industry: support, mentorship, networking”.
How to participate:
To participate in the webinar use the LINK to register; meeting is: Password: 159707
You can send email [email protected]; chat ISON via twitter @ISPONNigeria or call +234(0)8085317869.