Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) annual conference 2021 edition has continued to gather momentum.
The hybrid event scheduled for 3rd -5th of August 2021, will hold in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State under the theme: ‘Innovative Systems for Digital Economy’ and promises to provide opportunity for governments, businesses, Academia and the technical community, and civil society to canvass and brainstorm on the development of the country’s information technology industry.
The NCS, in a notice on its website, noted that the conference would enable participants to consider broad social, economic, and technical trends affecting the development of the digital economy and discuss policies that could respond to evolving societal demands.
The notice read: The past decade has witnessed a major disruption in the way businesses are conducted globally. The digital economy is deeply changing the actions of both governments, businesses, and the citizens.
Transforming a nation digitally is a daunting task that requires a paradigm shift from the status quo. It is a journey that requires the right team with new mindsets and skills.
“At the core of the digital economy is innovation. It drives growth and stabilizes the economy through a well-coordinated relationship between the interconnected businesses, consumers and machines, powerful computing technology, intelligent devices, and cyber intelligence.
The Society added that the conference is carefully planned to bring together professionals from government, academia, and the industry.
According to the NCS, “it will provide a platform to network with other professionals, share knowledge and learn new developments in the industry…”
The Guest Speakers at the event are the Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami Minister; the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO – NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta; the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Inuwa Abdullahi, President (International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Prof Mike Hinchey; the Managing Director/ CEO Rack Centre Limited, Ayotunde Coker; Canada Research Chair Persuasive Technology, Prof Rita Orji; Group Managing Director and Founder/Co-Owner of FinTrak Software Ltd., Bimbo Abioye, among others.
To participate during the conference, register HERE