Join via | During the Opening Ceremony, the keynote will be delivered by the Hon. Minister FMCDE, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, followed by a High-level discussion panel on various thematic focus.
Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami)
Prof. Umar Danbatta
Inuwa Kashifu Abdullahi
Join via | This session is the High-Level Panel on the Overarching theme and the 2020-2030 Digital Economy Strategy with the following panelist. At about 12:30PM - 12:40PM there will be a Q&A/Open Discussion. Summing Up by Moderator will occur at 12:40PM - 12:45PM.
Hon Abubakar Lado Suleija
Join via | Data could potentially oil the development of Nigeria’s digital economy with massive implications on privacy, economy and even democracy. This session will feature topics around bringing value to data and increasing the potentials for a value driven data economy and market for Nigeria. Discussants will x-ray initiatives, opportunities and challenges in Nigeria’s data landscape, including, but not limited to, the infrastructure, human capacity, regulations and new business models required to bring value including commercial, social or common good for the wellbeing of Nigerian citizens and society.
Join via | Essential to enabling rapid adoption of internet based or digital business models is the imperative for solid cyber infrastructure and trust system to protect citizens, businesses and governments from attacks on critical national infrastructures. This session will feature topics from personal safety of individuals and businesses, investments in national infrastructure, counter cyber-terrorism to enabling the growth of a cyber security industry in Nigeria.
Rev Sunday Folayan
Dr. Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo
Engr Salisu Kaka
Join via | The vision and approach of the Digital Nigeria agenda will determine the extent to which highly vulnerable populations such as women and youths, especially girls, are empowered and given more opportunities to live and compete in the emerging digital economy and society. This session will address the various challenges and opportunities for inclusive digital development. Critical to the discussion is the role of non-state actors in breaking cultural, economic and social barriers.
Esimaje Michael Onosome
Dr. Wunmi Hassan
Join via | Like most developing economies, Nigeria’s development could experience a quantum leap through opportunities offered by emerging technologies such as AI, Block chain, and cloud computing amongst others. This session will focus on important considerations for achieving the application of emerging technologies in the key sectors mentioned above as well as nurturing the local innovation ecosystem.