5th DIGITAL AFRICA CONFERENCE

  • 6-8 JUNE, 2017
  • Shehu Musa Yar Adua Centre, F.C.T. Abuja, Nigeria
2017-06-06 8:00:00

About Digital Africa Conference and Exhibition June 6-8, 2017

The theme is "The Fourth Industrial Revolution Getting Africa Ready.

Begins June 6, 2017 | 8am

Digital Africa Conference and Exhibition is Africa’s premier consumer technology show which holds annually. It provides the perfect platform to showcase your brand and enhance your reputation. It presents to its participants a major opportunity for unrivalled networking and privileged access to strategic partners, investors and potential buyers.

The 2017 edition of the conference will focus on how to prepare Africa for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This Revolution is evolving at an exponential, rather than a linear, pace and is disrupting almost every industry in every country due to its impact on velocity, scope, and systems.

  • ABUJA, NIGERIA At the Shehu Musa Yar' Adua Centre, F.C.T. Abuja, Nigeria.
  • 6-8 JUNE, 2017 Amazing 3 Days of Information exchange and Networking
  • 1000 Seats Register and confirm your Seat
  • 36+ Speakers Popular Speakers Attend Here

Events Schedule

View the meetup schedule and plan

Time
Session
Speakers
Venue
8:00 AM
Registration Opens
Room No. 1
10:00AM -10:05AM
National anthem /Introductions
Room No. 1
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Welcome speech
Room No 1
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Chairman’s Speech
Room No 1
10:20 AM -10:30 AM
Goodwill Messages
Room No 1
10:30A.M -10:40 A.M.
Speech by DG of NITDA
Room No 1
10:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Speech by Minister of Communications Technology
Room No 1
10:40AM -10:50AM
Speech by Vice President/ Opening of Exhibition: EXHIBITION TOUR /COFFEE BREAK
Exhibition Centre
11:00AM -11:30AM
Keynote Session
Room No 1
11:30 AM-12:00PM
Keynote Session
Room No 1
12:00PM - 12:30PM
SESSION 1 – GOVERNANCE: Towards a Revolutionary governance of Africa in Readiness for the FIR
Room No. 1
12:30 PM -1:00PM
SESSION 1 – GOVERNANCE: Strategies for Promoting Access and Bandwidth Inclusivity in Emerging ICT Policy Environments
Room No. 1
1:00PM - 2:00PM
LUNCH/NETWORKING
Main Hall
2:00PM-1:30PM
SESSION 2 – EDUCATION: Using STEM to set Africa read for the FIR
Room No1
2:30 PM - 3:00PM
SESSION 2 – EDUCATION: Redefining the Education ecosystem in the face of FIR: To be or not to be?
Room No 1
3:00PM – 3:30PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Benefits the African governments can obtain from participation in the FIR.
Room No 1
3:30PM - 4:00PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the African Education Institutions.
Room No 1
4:00PM – 4:15PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Tomorrow’s Voice (A section for young innovators *SSS*)
Room No 1
4:15PM - 4:30PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: RECAP/Announcement
Room No 1
Time
Session
Speakers
Venue
10:00 AM -10:30AM
SESSION 1 – ECONOMY: Impact of Blockchain on the African Financial Sector
Room No 2
10:30AM -11:00AM
SESSION 1 – ECONOMY
Room No 2
11:00AM -11:30AM
SESSION 2 – AGRICULTURE: The revolutionary use of Exponential Technologies to Transform Food Systems in Africa
Room No 2
11:30AM -12:00PM
SESSION 2 – AGRICULTURE: The Digital Revolution in Agriculture: Curbing the challenges ahead
Room No 2
12:00PM -12:30PM
SESSION 3 – HEALTH: Smartcare: Shaping Africa’s healthcare horizon for tomorrow
Room No 2
12:30PM -1:00PM
SESSION 3 – HEALTH: Impact and Potentials for New Biotechs in Africa: Critically Embrace the future
Room No. 2
1:00PM - 2:00PM
LUNCH/NETWORKING
Main Hall
2:00PM - 2:30PM
SESSION 4 – ENTERTAINMENT: The mobile Face of Entertainment
Main Hall
2:30PM - 3:00PM
E-Entertainment Africa: The Day after Tomorrow
Main Hall
3:00PM -3:30PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Stakeholder Collaboration – The way forward
Main Hall
3:30PM-4:00PM
Getting it right the first time
Main Hall
4:00PM – 4:15PM
Young Innovators
Main Hall
4:15PM-4:30PM
RECAP/Announcement
Main Hall
Time
Session
Speakers
Venue
10:00AM -10:30AM
SESSION 1 – TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Digital Communication and building the networks of the future- The way forward
Main Hall
10:30AM -11:00AM
SESSION 1 – TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Cyber Resilience: The new strategy for safeguarding customer engagement
Main Hall
11:00AM -11:30AM
SESSION 2 – POWER: Embracing technology to harness Africa’s abundant renewable resources
Main Hall
11:30AM-12:00PM
Optimising Africa’s energy distribution platform in the new revolution
Main Hall
12:00PM -12:30PM
SESSION 3 – TRANSPORTATION: Addressing the challenges to enable the transportation ecosystem for the FIR
Main Hall
12:30PM-1:00PM
Building the infrastructure for autonomous vehicles in Africa
Main Hall
1:00PM -2:00PM
LUNCH/NETWORKING:
Main Hall
2:00PM -2:30PM
Panel Discussion
Main Hall
2:30PM -3:00PM
Panel Discussion
Main Hall
3:00PM -3:30PM
Digital Face-off/ Next Big Techie
Main Hall
3:30PM -4:00PM
Presentation and Adoption of Communiqué/ Closing Ceremony
Main Hall
7:00PM
DINNER/AWARDS NITE
Main Hall

EVENT SPEAKERS

Most of Legend Person in The World Attend the Event

Acting President – Yemi Osinbajo

Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Prof Hopeton Dunn

Professor, The University of the West Indies

Stephen Ibaraki

Keynote Speaker

Shola Akinlade

Co-founder & CEO of Paystack, Nigeria.

Prof. Umar Danbatta

Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission

Prof Manny Aniebonam

President, Global Distance Learning Institute, Nigeria.

Prof Adikwu Umale

Vice Chancellor, University of Abuja, Nigeria

Jelani Aliyu

Director General, Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council

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