• Thursday, February 22, 2024
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Experts to discuss ICT local content development roadmap

Top 50 Digital Economy Enablers to provide ecosystem roadmap

The Association of Information Communication Technology Local Content (ICTLOCA) is set to host stakeholders in the Nigerian ICT sector to discuss how digital technologies can be used to drive sustainable local content development in the country at a summit.

The summit themed, ‘Sustaining Local Content with Digital Innovation Backbone in the Ecosystem,’ is aimed at discussing how to bridge the gap between the rapid advancements in digital technologies and their practical application in fostering a thriving local content ecosystem.

It will also explore other solutions across various ICT sub-sectors, including Fintech, Edtech, Healthtech, Agritech, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning.

In a statement, Mr Gbolahan Awonuga, President of ICLOCA, said, “We are excited to host the ICTLOCA Convergence Summit 2024 under this timely and critical theme.

“Digital innovation has the potential to revolutionize the way we develop and consume local content in the ICT sector. This summit will be a catalyst for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the development of actionable strategies to leverage digital technologies for sustainable local content growth.”

The ICTLOCA Convergence Summit 2024 is expected to attract a diverse audience of ICT professionals, policymakers, entrepreneurs, academics, investors, and other stakeholders passionate about the future of Nigerian ICT and local content development, the orgainsers added.