The ICTEL EXPO 2019 Media launch held on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Commerce House revealed that this year’s top discussion would focus on “Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Nigeria story”.
The focus will discuss opportunities available to tech start-ups, entrepreneurs and a significant number of the unemployed.
The event, scheduled to hold on July 16 and 17 2019 at the Landmark Event Center, Victoria Island.
You can go ahead to register for the event through this registration portal.
Babatunde Ruwase, President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) noted this in his keynote address at the media launch.
“One, of the focus of this year’s ICTEL EXPO is appropriate and timely- not just because it is contemporary and topical, but because Africa and indeed Nigeria, seemed to be slow in coming to terms with the far-reaching implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” stressed the President
The 2019 ICTEL EXPO is a platform set to provide another great opportunity to influence a national discussion on the culture of enterprise in Nigeria from an ICT positive perspective.
“More importantly, the 2019 ICTEL EXPO is providing aspiring entrepreneurs, Tech start-ups and thousands of unemployed and under-employed Nigerians another unique opportunity for an enriching learning experience, capacity building, mentoring, connecting with investors and employers of labour and listening to life-changing accounts from different stakeholders.”, continued the President
The President also expressed optimism about the distinguished speakers of this year’s EXPO in their ability to bring to the forefront, issues that will result in new government policies and initiatives which would prepare Nigeria and Nigerians for the realities and implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
He further added that the government at all tiers must rise to the challenges of the increasing technological revolution if Nigeria is to realize its dream for a truly great nation.
Lere Kupoluyi, Chairman, Specialized Exhibition Committee, Trade Promotion Board, LCCI, noted the importance of the role Nigerian, especially the businessmen and women must play in heralding the reality of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
“The LCCI, as part of its mandate to foster an enabling environment for business, has identified technology-driven updates and innovations as critical factors for entrepreneurship development and sustainable businesses.”, explained Lere
Gabriel Idahosa, Vice President & Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, LCCI, emphasized the risk Africa faces if the continent doesn’t come to speed with the realities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
“Technology is reshaping our world in an unimaginable manner, we have seen a massive use of Robots, Biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence and related technologies. Their impact on people, business, workplaces and government is felt in all aspects of daily life”, added Gabriel
Here is a link to the one of the previous edition of ICTEL EXPO.
L-R: Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, Gabriel Idahosa; Deputy President, LCCI, Knut Ulmoven; Marketing/Conference Partner, and CEO, Compass Global Services Lt., Mrs. Tokunbo Chiedu; President of LCCI, Babatunde Paul Ruwase; Chairman, ICTEL Planning Committee, Engr. Leye Kupoluyi; CEO, Connect Nigeria, Emeka Okafor and Executive Secretary, Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Gbolahan Awonuga