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
Foyer
10:00AM -10:05AM
National Anthem / Introductions
Auditorium
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Welcome Remark
Auditorium
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Auditorium
10:20 AM -10:30 AM
Goodwill Messages by Sponsors and Partners
Auditorium
10:30A.M -10:35 A.M.
Video Presentation on the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Auditorium
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM
Keynote Presentation
Auditorium
10:45AM -10:50AM
Remarks by Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Director General of NITDA
Auditorium
10:50AM -10:55AM
- Remarks by Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman NCC
Auditorium
10:55 AM-11:05AM
Keynote Presentation, Stephen Ibaraki
Auditorium
11:05AM-11:15AM
Remarks by Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, Honourable Minister of Communications Technology
Auditorium
11:15AM-11:25AM
Address by the Vice President (Acting President) – Prof. Yemi Osinbajo
Auditorium
11:25AM-12:00PM
Opening of Exhibition: EXHIBITION TOUR /COFFEE BREAK
Foyer
12:00PM-12:30PM
Towards a Revolutionary governance of Africa in Readiness for the FIR
Auditorium
12:30PM - 1:00PM
Broadband Access, Indigenous Innovation and other Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Auditorium
1:00PM-2:00PM
LUNCH/NETWORKING
Room No 1
2:00PM-2:30PM
Using STEM to get Africa ready for the FIR
Auditorium
2:30PM -3:00PM
Redefining the Education ecosystem in the face of FIR: To be or not to be
Auditorium
3:00PM - 4:00PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS/RECAP/Announcement
AUDITORIUM
Time
Session
Speakers
Venue
10:00 AM -10:30AM
ECONOMY: Impact of Blockchain on the African Financial Sector
Auditorium
10:30AM -11:00AM
ECONOMY - The Mobile Finance Revolution: Paystack Success Story
AUDITORIUM
11:00AM -11:30AM
AGRICULTURE: The revolutionary use of Exponential Technologies to Transform Food Systems in Africa
AUDITORIUM
11:30AM -12:00PM
AGRICULTURE: The Digital Revolution in Agriculture: Curbing the challenges ahead
AUDITORIUM
12:00PM -12:30PM
HEALTH: Smartcare: Shaping Africa’s healthcare horizon for tomorrow
AUDITORIUM
12:30PM -1:00PM
HEALTH: Impact and Potentials for New Biotechs in Africa: Critically Embrace the future
AUDITORIUM
1:00PM - 2:00PM
LUNCH/NETWORKING
MAIN HALL
2:00PM - 2:30PM
ENTERTAINMENT: The mobile Face of Entertainment- Virtual Reality vs Actual Reality in Africa
AUDITORIUM
2:30PM - 3:00PM
E-Entertainment Africa: The Day after Tomorrow
AUDITORIUM
3:00PM -3:30PM
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Stakeholder Collaboration – The way forward
AUDITORIUM
3:30PM-4:00PM
PANEL : Getting it right the first time
AUDITORIUM
4:00PM – 4:15PM
RECAP/ANNOUNCEMENT
AUDITORIUM
Time
Session
Speakers
Venue
10:00AM -10:30AM
TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Digital Communication and building the networks of the future- The way forward
AUDITORIUM
10:30AM -11:00AM
TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Cyber Resilience: The new strategy for safeguarding customer engagement
AUDITORIUM
11:00AM -11:30AM
POWER: Embracing technology to harness Africa’s abundant renewable resources
AUDITORIUM
11:30AM-12:00PM
Optimising Africa’s energy distribution platform in the new revolution
AUDITORIUM
12:00PM -12:30PM
TRANSPORTATION: Addressing the challenges to enable the transportation ecosystem for the FIR
AUDITORIUM
12:30PM-1:00PM
Building the infrastructure for autonomous vehicles in Africa
AUDITORIUM
1:00PM -2:00PM
LUNCH/NETWORKING:
Main Hall
2:00PM -3:00PM
Panel Discussion- The next Big Step to the Fourth Industrial Revolution
AUDITORIUM
3:00PM -3:30PM
Digital Face-Off
AUDITORIUM
3:30PM -4:00PM
Presentation and Adoption of Communiqué/ Closing Ceremony
AUDITORIUM

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 Augustine Esogbue

Professor Emeritus in Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech

Prof Adikwu Umale

Vice Chancellor, University of Abuja, Nigeria

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