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ncs.org.ngThe Golden Jubilee celebration of our nationhood should be a period of stock-taking and sober reflection. We must identify missed opportunities and what we need to do to make Nigeria truly a giant of Africa.

In view of that, Nigeria Computer Society is organizing a one-day forum to review the impact of Information Technology on national development as Nigeria celebrates her 50th Anniversary. In a report made available to us, the forum will hold as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010.

Time: 11:00am prompt

Venue: The Events Centre, Akeem Balogun Street, Off Agidingbi Road, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

The Nigeria Computer Society, since its establishment in 1978 as the Computer Association of Nigeria,   remains the national platform for the advancement of Computer Science and Information Technology.

NCS through its activities has contributed immensely to the development and growth of Information Technology in Nigeria. It is therefore necessary for NCS to use this season of Nigerian Golden Jubilee celebration to take   stock and reposition properly for challenges ahead of the Society.

It is against this background that the Nigeria Computer Society holds a one-day discussion forum to x-ray the   impact  of  IT so far on the development of Nigeria.

The Theme for this one day event is:

Nigeria at 50: The Impact of Information Technology

During the event, NCS will hold a reception in honour of colleagues that have put in so much for the advancement of Information Technology in Nigeria and have been duly honored by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The distinguished fellows are:

  1. Professor (Senator) Iya Abubakar FNCS  – Special Golden Jubilee Independence Award
  2. Chief Donatus Etiebet FNCS – CON
  3. Chief Leo Stan Ekeh FNCS – OFR
  4. Mrs. Florence Seriki FNCS – MFR

Speakers:

  1. Mr. Tunde Ezechi FNCS
  2. Dr. Chris C. Nwannenna FNCS
  3. Professor Charles Uwadia FNCS (President, NCS)

Discussants:

  1. Dr. I.A. Odeyemi FNCS
  2. Dr. GMM Obi FNCS
  3. Mr. Chris Uwaje FNCS
  4. Dr. Jimson Olufuye FNCS
  5. Mr. Sonny Aragba-Akpore

For further details on this, contact:

Taiwo on +2348023647348,email:taiwo@ncs.org.ng

Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

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2 Comments

  1. New date for this event including the NITMA awards have been put on 10th December,2010 the same venue.

  2. NCS has put this event off indefinitely because of the ongoing industrial action by the Nigeria Labor Congress.
    A new date will be announced soon.
    They regret every inconveniences this has cost participants.

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