BrowseDotCom conference coming to Lagos

BrowseDotComnigeria, has announced the date for the second edition of their annual conference 2014 which will take place on October 18th, 2014 at Ajegunle-Apapa, Lagos.

Speaking with BrowseDotCom Conference Convener, Olatunde Farinde, explained “We are very pleased to be holding the second edition of our conference and are equally optimistic that it is going to be a great event.  The purpose of this event is to create a more positive awareness of, promote and strengthen the technological, business and internet ecosystem in Nigeria; one community at a time. We aim to achieve this of course with support from important stakeholders and corporate bodies.”

Creating, Driving and Sustaining Business with Technology
The theme for this years’ conference is “Creating, Driving and Sustaining Business with Technology”. Over 13 speakers and tech companies will be participating at the conference, which is focused on bringing technology to the grassroots level. Some of the speakers whom will be speaking at the conference include; Gbenga Sesan (Paradigm Initiative Nigeria), Alastair Curtis (Uber),  Bayero Agabi (AIT Infotech Network), Riccardo Pasqualotto (2go), Tomi Davies (Lagos Angel Network), Shina Oyetosho (Microsoft),  Emeka Afigbo (Google), Oyedokun Oyewole (Institute of Information Management), Ope Banwo (America Internet Business School) , Marek Zmyslowski (Jovago) Celebrity Singer, Benita Okojie, Olatunde Farinde and others.

The event, which made it debut in 2012 in partnership with Google, is a day event designed to give the top companies in the tech sectors an opportunity to come together and discuss a wide variety of emerging transformation trends and strategies for business and tech development. The conference will feature presentations from well-known experts from tech companies, local and international speakers as well as leaders within the governmental space.

ICT boot camp
Prior to the Conference day, BrowseDotCom will train at least 40 youths and expose them to various technologies in a 3-week boot camp. The 3-week ICT boot camp will be the flagship of their agenda for the ICT training hub and the aim is to train at least 100 youths, every quarter. The participants from this boot camp will be recognised on the conference day where they will also receive a certificate for successfully completing their training course.

Due to limited seats organisers recommend all participants to pre-register.

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