The Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has announced the new date for the much publicised – the National Dialogue on Telecommunications and ICT Sector in Nigeria with a well-researched theme “Harnessing the Digital Resources for the building of our National Economy”.
ATCON had fixed date for the event when the Federal Government announced the lockdown to curb the further spread of COVID-19 Pandemic.
The National Executive Council of the complied with the directive and postponed the event till further notice.
“Before the manifestation of the pandemic, close to a thousand people have already registered for the event which was initially schedule to hold on March 26, 2020 at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja”, the Executive Secretary, Mr. Ajibola Olude said in a press statement today.
“The eagerness to attend the event by telecom and ICT enthusiasts is fueled because of its strategic objectives and the caliber of people that have been penciled to do justice to the theme of the event and the sub-themes. For instance, some State Governments, the World Bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the relevant government ministries and agency and the entire telecoms and ICT industry have conveyed their acceptance and wiliness to make presentation and serve as panelist at the event”, he said.
This event will now hold on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja and streamed live on various social media platforms Youtube, Facebook, Zoom and the rest.
“Industry thought leaders are already putting their brilliant contributions and presentations together to make the outcome of the event a very useful one for the current and prospective investors.
“Attendance at the event would be strictly by invitation and COVID-19 protocols would be observed.