A major Information Technology (IT) summit holding in Lagos tomorrow will bring together over 500 mid and senior Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts to discuss how the country can better achieve an accelerated digital revolution.
The annual programme, Nerds Unite, third in the series, being organised by MainOne, is focusing on digital disruption with the theme “Radical Digital Transformation.”
The 2018 edition will feature a keynote address from the author of Disrupting Africa: The Rise & Rise of African Innovation, Nnamdi Oranye supported by speakers from companies including Avanti, SAP Africa, Wema Bank, Andela and Microsoft among many others.
According to the organisers, in a statement, the event is expected to bring together over 500 mid to senior ICT executives across multiple industries for intense innovation sessions featuring latest best practices and emerging trends in data center, collaboration, enterprise networking and cybersecurity among hot topics.
Nerds Unite is also expected to provide unparalleled networking opportunities with all these professionals under one roof.
The event will have four predominant discussion tracks such as disruption in the Nigerian ICT industry; perspectives across industry players on radical digital transformation; digitisation and business; and the future of mobile content delivery in Nigeria.
Discussions would be led by executives from leading companies exploring various industries and the digital transformation altering industry verticals.
Event participants will also be empowered with technical insights on the latest trends as it relates to the realities of the Nigerian environment and how these can be adopted for improved efficiencies for their respective organisations.
“Created by leading provider of network and data center solutions, MainOne and its partners for ICT executives, Nerds Unite is an annual technology conference hosted by MainOne, which brings ICT professionals across sectors together for impactful technical knowledge sharing sessions and social networking.
In 2017, the event featured the first ever showcase in Nigeria of Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10, in addition to representation by the Internet Society (ISOC) and a keynote by Microsoft.
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