Time

Topic

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM

Welcome Note

Wofai Samuel, Content Profile Manager, Vertex Group

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

IOT Solutions - A catalyst for economic advancement

Session Leader: Christophe Begat, Managing Director, Schneider Electric Nigeria Ltd.

11:40 AM – 11:55 AM

Digital Cities: Looking beyond Smart City – Need, approach and Process

The goal of the Smart City Mission is to promote cities that provide basic infrastructure and provide a decent quality of life for their residents, as well as a clean and sustainable environment and the use of 'Smart' solutions. In this session we will discuss about the need, approach and process to execute in the next 5 years.

Session Leader: Abiodun Essiet, Regional Director, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM

How MTN is going to play a major role in our digital future?

Session Leader: Chukwuebuka Ezewuzie, Senior Manager, Growth & New Business Platforms., MTN Nigeria

12:30 PM – 01.30 PM

Networking Break

01:35 PM – 01:50 PM

IoT solutions and examples in Manufacturing, Automotive, Logistics, Healthcare

Session Leader: Rita Amuchienwa, Country Executive - West Africa, Intel

02:00 PM – 02:15 PM

Unity Board - An indigenous education technology tool for capacity development in IoT

Session Leader: Dr. Agu Collins Agu, Director of Research & Development Dept., National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

02:25 PM – 02:40 PM

Keynote - Blockchain and IoT, Unlocking IP Opportunity Across Africa, Keynote by Charles Obasi, COO, Develop Africa

Session Leader: Charles Obasi, COO, Developing Africa Group

Session Leader: Gerald Ibeawuchi, Community Manager, LBank

02.50 PM – 03.05 PM

Breakout Session – Ecosystem Mapping For Digital Economy Of Ifako Ijaiye

Session Leader: Abiodun Essiet, Regional Director, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization

03:10 PM – 03:15 PM

Close of Day 1


 

Time

Topic

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM

Welcome Note

Wofai Samuel, Content Profile Manager, Vertex Group

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

IOT Solutions - A catalyst for economic advancement

Session Leader: Christophe Begat, Managing Director, Schneider Electric Nigeria Ltd.

11:40 AM – 11:55 AM

Digital Cities: Looking beyond Smart City – Need, approach and Process

The goal of the Smart City Mission is to promote cities that provide basic infrastructure and provide a decent quality of life for their residents, as well as a clean and sustainable environment and the use of 'Smart' solutions. In this session we will discuss about the need, approach and process to execute in the next 5 years.

Session Leader: Abiodun Essiet, Regional Director, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM

How MTN is going to play a major role in our digital future?

Session Leader: Chukwuebuka Ezewuzie, Senior Manager, Growth & New Business Platforms., MTN Nigeria

12:30 PM – 01.30 PM

Networking Break

01:35 PM – 01:50 PM

IoT solutions and examples in Manufacturing, Automotive, Logistics, Healthcare

Session Leader: Rita Amuchienwa, Country Executive - West Africa, Intel

02:00 PM – 02:15 PM

Unity Board - An indigenous education technology tool for capacity development in IoT

Session Leader: Dr. Agu Collins Agu, Director of Research & Development Dept., National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

02:25 PM – 02:40 PM

Keynote - Blockchain and IoT, Unlocking IP Opportunity Across Africa, Keynote by Charles Obasi, COO, Develop Africa

Session Leader: Charles Obasi, COO, Developing Africa Group

Session Leader: Gerald Ibeawuchi, Community Manager, LBank

02.50 PM – 03.05 PM

Breakout Session – Ecosystem Mapping For Digital Economy Of Ifako Ijaiye

Session Leader: Abiodun Essiet, Regional Director, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization

03:10 PM – 03:15 PM

Close of Day 1

Time

Topic

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM

Welcome Note

Wofai Samuel, Content Profile Manager, Vertex Group

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Unlimited Possibilities: Leveraging AI, IOT & Big Data for Infrastructural Transformation.

Session Leader: Gbenga Adegbiji, Chief Operating Officer, MainOne Data Centre Company - MDXI

11:40 AM – 12.00 PM

Enabling IoT for Smarter, Healthier & Safer Cities

Session Leaders:

  • Abiodun Essiet, Regional Director, WeGO | World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization
  • Nahel Jarmakani, Chief Growth Officer, PlugnPlay IoT

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM

Keynote Digital Utility: Resolving Energy & Utilities Challenges through technology

Session Leader: Lare Ayoola, Executive Chairman, TITIS - Tranter IT Infrastructure Services Limited

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Tap: Digitizing Payments for the Public Transport Sector

Session Leader: Dr. Ben Adeniyi, Managing Director & CEO Univasa Nigeria Limited

12:55 PM – 01:10 PM

Connectivity: Technologies innovating Telecoms & 5G

Session Leader: Morayo Nwabufo, Group Head, Co-Comms & Digital Services, Phase 3 Telecom

01:15 PM – 02.15 PM

Networking Break

02:20 PM – 03:05 PM

Leadership Panel: Rethinking Africa’s ICT Infrastructure

Session Leaders:

  • Morayo Nwabufo, Group Head, Co-Comms & Digital Services, Phase 3 Telecom
  • Yetunde (Adeagbo) Fasehun, General Manager, Digital Switch

Session Moderator: Killian Mayua, Country Head, Adanian Labs NG

03:15 PM – 03:30 PM

Incubators and Innovators: Setting the stage for Tech Start-up Ecosystem

Session Leaders: John Kamara,CEO, Adanian Labs Africa

03:40 PM – 03.55 PM

Creating Systems to impact Engineering Innovations in West Africa

Session Leader: Nkem Nweke, PM Engineering Innovation, Microsoft

03:55 PM - 04:00 PM

Close of Day 2

Time

Topic

11:00 AM – 11.10 AM

Welcome Note

Wofai Samuel, Content Profile Manager, Vertex Group

11:15 AM – 11.30 AM

Opening Keynote: Affordable IOT for Connected Communities

Session Leader: Olel Nashon, Co – Founder IoTCE, Nairobi/Lagos

11:40 AM – 11:55 AM

Add to Cart: A look at the future of IOT in Retail, Changing Consumer Trends

Session Leader: Massimiliano Spalazzi, CEO Jumia Nigeria, Jumia Group

12:05 PM – 12:45 PM

Educational Panel Future Stars: Enabling Education Technology in West Africa

Session Leaders:

  • Babatunde Vaughan, Program Manager, Ecosystem Development, Microsoft
  • Yetunde Fashehun, GM e-Learning, UNITES (Cisco) Nigeria
  • Olel Nashon, Co-Founder IoTCE, Nairobi/Lagos

Session Moderator: David Afolayan, Co-Founder & CEO, TechNext.ng.

12:50 PM – 01:05 PM

Insight: Connecting & empowering Rural cities, Closing the Digital Divide

Session Leader: Jubril Adeojo, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, OWATTS

01:10 PM – 02:10 PM

Networking Break

02:15 PM – 03:00 PM

Systems Thinking Panel Digital Health: Re-Engineering the healthcare system through Technology

Session Leaders:

  • Peter Osuji, Chief Information Officer, Evercare Nigeria
  • Zuhudi Hanny, GM, AfyaRekod
  • Mubarak Ayaniyi, CEO, BetaLife
  • George Uduku, GM, GE West Africa

Session Moderator: Killian Mayua, Country Head, Adanian Labs NG

03:10 PM – 03:50 PM

Leadership chat: Blockchain – The way forward to Digital Transformation

Session Leaders:

  • Jeff M, CEO, Africa Blockchain Centre
  • Kehinde Hussein, CEO, Basira
  • Anointing Aha, Africa Community Manager, LBank
  • Munachi Ogueke, Chief Business Officer, Yellow Card

Session Moderator: Killian Mayua, Country Head, Adanian Labs NG

03:55 PM – 04.00 PM

Wrap Up


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