Akure to Host this Year’s NCS International Conference

Akure, the capital of Ondo State, South west Nigeria will host this year’s NCS International Conference. The President of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. David Adewunmi disclosed this at a press briefing to create awareness for the conference. This year’s conference is the 12th International conference to be organized by the society and is intended to provide a forum for policy makers, public and private sector, information technology practitioners and the Academia to keep up-to-date with technology trends.

The Conference themed “Information Technology for Inclusive Development” will take place at Jojein Hotels and Resort, Airport Road, Akure, Ondo state from Wednesday, July 22 to Friday, July 24, 2015. More so, the conference aim to discover opportunities for the private sector in the process of inclusive development and avenues for public-private partnership towards realizing the IT objectives within the context of Millennium Development Goals (MDG).

Issues to be discussed at the International Conference include: Smart city & broadband penetration, innovation and leadership in IT, Cashless society & e-payment systems, Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP), Cloud computing & Big data, Social Networks among others.

It is hoped that issues raised and discussed at this International Conference will form bedrock of policy implementation in the ICT sector for the new political dispensation in the country.

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