…As Chris Uwaje Chairs Event
The Second Edition of the Nigeria Information Telecommunications Reporters Association (NITRA) ICT Growth conference has continued to gather momentum, as more stakeholders’ companies indicate interest to actively participate in the event.
Added to the NITRA ICT Growth Conference 2.0
Sponsors listed are the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Access Bank, Globacom Nigeria Limited, Medallion Data Centre, and Main One. Other partners for the event include Galaxy Backbone, 9mobile, SecureID, Rack Centre, Arravo Global Services and Phase 3 Telecoms.
Themed “Creating A Digital Ecosystem In Nigeria: The Hurdles, The Gains”, the event is scheduled to hold at the Lagos Oriental Hotels on Thursday, September 29, 2022.
NITRA ICT Growth Conference is an event organized by Nigeria Information Telecommunications Reporters Association (NITRA) to discuss insightful topics in the various ICT subsectors.
The technology guru, Mr Chris Uwaje has also been confirmed to chair the conference while the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Pantami has been confirmed as the lead speaker.
Known as the Oracle of Nigeria’s IT industry, Uwaje is acclaimed as the pioneer of the National Information Technology Policy for Nigeria and also a founding member of the Africa Emergency Technology Response Forum. (AETRF). Uwaje was recently appointed Africa Chair for IEEE-World Forum on IoT. He is the founder and Chairman of Mobile Software Solutions as well as Connect Technologies Limited.
Commenting on the event, Chairman of NITRA, Mr. Chike Onwuegbuchi explained that the conference is germane to the present realities in Nigeria as both the industry regulators and the supervisory Ministry are working assiduously to set Nigeria on the apex list of digitally empowered countries, and make it a forerunner in global technology index.
Onwuegbuchi noted that the partnership with these organisations will add pep to the event as they will bring their wealth of knowledge in Cloud Computing, financial security, Social engineering, Data Center, telecommunication, and other relevant fields to the conference, and join the dialogue on the growth ingredients needed to drive the country towards a digitized society.
“Specifically, the forum will offer stakeholders the opportunity of reassessing and reinvigorating some policies to make maximum impact in the growth of ICT in Nigeria. This is a growth conference, and stakeholders will be allowed to speak out on what the growth indices should be,” Mr. Onwuegbuchi highlighted.