InnovationHub Africa, the organizers of the prestigious Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS) have announced the top agenda for the event.
Now in its 8th year, the Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS) is an annual event that brings together stakeholders from different sectors of the economy to discuss ground-breaking ideas, trends, opportunities and numerous verticals to accelerate innovation, attain globally competitiveness and explore present innovative approaches to fixing existing problems, redundant economic playbooks, systems and structures.
Disclosing the event’s agenda, Mr. Tony Ajah, the Programme Director of the Summit, says that, “This year’s event with the theme Innovating For The Future will explore how cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), and virtual/augmented reality can shape the future, including their potential applications across various industries such ashealth, agriculture, financial services, education, security, construction, renewable energy/clean-tech, and other critical sectors.”
Also speaking on the event, Grace Akinosun, Partner at Nigeria Innovation Summit said “Innovation remains a non-exhaustive topic globally. It has become a necessity to keep igniting conversations to demystify important frameworks that have proven to work in environments similar to ours. The NIS is designed to be the springboard of such insights and challenge the minds of stakeholders to begin leveraging innovation for more global competitiveness and digital acceleration.”
The highlights of NIS2023 include the Nigeria Innovation Experience Talks (NiX Talks); Press Parley, Innovation Tours, Innovation showcase & Exhibitions, Startup Pitch, the Nigeria Innovation Awards/Private Dinner with key C-Suites, stakeholders and policymakers.
NIS 8.0, which hold on 6 October, 2023 at the Muson Centre, Lagos, will witness a plethora of speakers from government agencies, corporate organisations, investment groups, international bodies, research institutions, and leading startups in Nigeria and around the world.
The event will also be livestreamed to wider audience across Nigeria and beyond on our YouTube and Facebook pages.
Through previous editions, Nigeria Innovation Summit has attracted over 8,000 delegates, 180 speakers and panellists, 60 institutions and research centres, 30 government ministries, attendees from 32 states, over 65 sponsors and partners, 30 countries in attendance, over 80 award recipients.
These organisations play in key sectors ranging from governance, fintech, information technology, retail, ecommerce, banking & finance, agriculture, healthcare, logistics, foreign relations, diaspora communities and foreign diplomats.
NIS has continued to partner with the world’s leading innovation providers from the academic community, government, and industry in order to connect Nigerian businesses and innovators to global innovation ecosystem.
The 2023 edition of the Summit offers great opportunities through sponsorship, partnership, and exhibitions of innovative products, ideas, and services. Participation is opened to all the stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem.