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NITDA presents e-Nigeria 2014 Holds November 18-20, 2014


National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) presents e-Nigeria 2014, Nigeria’s Annual International Conference on Information Technology (IT).


e-Nigeria is an annual information Technology (IT) summit organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in collaboration with relevant stakeholders from private and public sector as well as non-governmental organisations. It is a veritable platform for ICT awareness creation, developing appropriate framework and setting goals for best practices in order to encourage positioning Nigeria in the global information society. 

Its annual international IT conference to leverage on current developments in global IT industry for our socio-economic development in Nigeria.


PROPOSED THEME FOR THE 2014 “ Creating Market Opportunities for Indigenous ICT Products and Services”.


OBJECTIVES:

The objectives of the conference are to:
a.      Identify tech start-ups as well as ICT related Research and Innovations and showcase them at international exhibitions like CeBIT, GITEX, CES amongst others;

b.   Groom young innovators in the ICT sector and expose them to investment opportunities while protecting their intellectual properties;

c.     Enforce policies targeted at improving the qualities of the indigenous ICT products and services for global competitiveness;

d.     Explore strategies for providing critical mass of employment through ideas, innovations and investment opportunities;

e      Create one of the world’s most innovative and talented work-force through Nigerian content and entrepreneurial development. 



Sub-Themes:
  • Showcasing Indigenous ICT Innovations for National Development
  • Value Addition, Wealth Creation and Job Creation for ICT Solutions Providers;
  • Strategies For Enhancing Quality of Made in Nigeria Goods & Services
  • Building ICT Entrepreneurs and Human Capital in Nigeria
  • Leveraging International ICT Exposure and Fora for Showcasing Nigeria Content
  • NITDA Nihilent e-Governance Awards for recognizing efforts in leveraging
  • ICT for better governance in Nigeria


Date: 18th – 20th November
Venue: Congress Hall Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria


Key dignitaries are: Jelani Aliyu, MFR, Lead Concept Designer, Chevrolet Volt Electric Car (Keynote Speaker), Mrs. Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology (Chief Host) and Mr. Peter Jack, DG, NITDA (Host)


For enquiries, Sponsorship, Exhibition & Participation:
Dr Vincent Olatunji +234(0)802 302 0135, volatunji(AT)nitda.gov.ng
Hadiza Umar +234(0)803 311 1402, humar(AT)nitda.gov.ng


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