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ncs_nitex2011_advertThe Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), in partnership with Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), National Office of Technology Acquisition & Promotion (NOTAP), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and National Directorate of Employment (NDE), present an all-inclusive exhibition to showcase various Nigerian IT products, solutions and services at the Nigeria Information Technology Exhibition(NITEX)

Date:

Wednesday, June 15 to Friday, June 17, 2011

Venue:

The Lagoon Restaurant, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Theme:

Deployment of Information Technology for a Sustainable Economic Growth

NITEX is the premier event for software developers, software architects, solution providers, OEMs, IT vendors etc. NITEX-2011 will serve as an excellent opportunity to promote latest technologies as they relate to organizations, ranging from SME’s, large enterprise and multinationals.

The main objectives of NITEX are:

-Having realised that most of the software application running in most of the government establishments and industries were those developed locally by Nigerians, it then, became expedient to come together and exhibit such software products and add commercial value to it for the purpose of patronage and to also, export it and serve as income earning for the Country.

-To showcase the potentials inherent in IT industry that Nigerians have the skill and manpower that can compete with their foreign counterpart in both software and hardware including human resources, with an acceptable standards at the international market.

-To provide Nigeria IT consumers the opportunity to have a firsthand availability of information technology and communications in ‘IT & telecoms’ skills and equipment in Nigeria.

-To make available a platform for IT experts and meet to explore possibilities of collaboration and healthy competition among themselves with a view to making Nigeria as a suitable place where component that can compete favourably with their foreign counterpart in exportation of software and hardware products.

-To also create a platform for the cooperation and interaction between international experts and indigenous professionals in the industry of Africa and the Diaspora among other objectives that are endless.

Distinguished Speakers at this year’s event include:

-Prof Charles Uwadia-The chief Host and President,NCS

-Prof.Mohammed Salihu Audu-Chairman of the event and VC,University of Technology,Minna

-Prof.Cleopas Angaye-Keynote Speaker,DG,NITDA

-Engr.Umar Bindir PhD-DG,NOTAP

-Chris E.Onyemenam-DG,NIMC

-Dr.Joseph Ikemefuna Odumodu,DG,SON

-Mr.Ben Akabueze-Commissioner for Finance,Lagos state.

For further details visit: http://www.ncs.org.ng/events/nitex-2011/

Attendance is FREE.

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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