Tech Events this Week: Lagos Digital Summit, Future of Banking in Africa and Others

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Happy new month guys! Welcome to the month of March. To help you kickstart the new month, we have curated a list of interesting physical and virtual events in the African tech scene

The events come up between March 1 – 6, 2021. 

Lagos Digital Transformation and Innovation Summit 2021

On Thursday, the Institute of Enterprise Management and Analytics will be hosting digital transformation experts, business leaders and global disruptor at the Lagos 2021 DX Summit.

Tech Events this Week: Lagos Digital Summit, Future of Banking in Africa and Others

The event will provide African businesses with the opportunity to leverage digital transformation initiatives and solutions to position their businesses for global competitive advantage.

The summit includes case study presentations, breakout sessions, panel discussions and technical workshops focused on key strategies, technology and solutions for developing and reaching targeted DX goals.

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Lagos Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lagos

You can register for the Summit here.

Future of Banking in the African Continent

This week, Stanford Business and Africa Business School will be hosting an event on the future of banking in Africa.

The webinar will include a panel discussion where experts will answer questions like who will win the race to bank the 350 million unbanked adults in Africa?

Other questions to be considered are what cross-border opportunities and risks will the now operationalized AfCFTA create for banks and fintech companies on the continent? And what’s keeping regulators awake as digital banks and digital currencies enter the market?

The members of the panel include Kenya’s Central Bank Governor, Patrick Njoroge, Carbon’s co-founder and CEO, Chijioke Dozie, and Discovery Bank CEO, Hylton Kallner.

Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM

You can register for the Webinar here.

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Finance Act 2020 Webinar

On Friday, the Nigerian-British Chambers of Commerce (NBCC) will be hosting a webinar to analyse the key changes and implications of the reviewed Finance Act.

Tech Events this Week: Lagos Digital Summit, Future of Banking in Africa and Others

The event will host Mr Kayode Falowo, President NBCC; Taiwo Oyedele, Fiscal Policy Partner and West African Tax Leader at PwC, and Theophilus Emuwa, Managing Partner AELEX among others.

Date: Friday, March 5, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM

You can register for the Webinar here.

Educators, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Learning

On Tuesday, Educator CIRCLS will host a webinar on the role of AI in the future of learning.

Tech Events this Week: Lagos Digital Summit, Future of Banking in Africa and Others

The webinar will focus on three areas of learning that AI products currently support or are poised to impact in the next five to ten years: assessment, teacher support, and learning environments.

The event will host Alina von Davier, Chief of Assessment at Duolingo and CEO and Founder of EdAstra Tech LLC; Cristina Heffernan, Co-founder and Executive Director of ASSISTments; Janice Gobert, CEO and President of Apprendis and Professor of Education Psychology at Rutgers Graduate School of Education, amongst others.

Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Time: 11:30 PM

You can register for the Webinar here.

The Economist Group 8th Annual World Ocean Summit

This week, The Economist Group will host its annual World Ocean Summit themed: Accelerating s Sustainable Ocean Economy virtually.

The event will focus on high-level conversations and policymaking in plenary sessions as well as specific industry detail in six dedicated tracks including Energy, Logistics (Shipping) and Tourism.

The 2021 agenda will deliver fresh, robust, and action-oriented insights into creating a sustainable ocean economy. 

The event will host Patricia Scotland, Secretary-general, The Commonwealth of Nations; Adjany Costa, Advisor for environmental affairs, Republic of Angola, and Tanguy Gahouma, Chairman, African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change and special advisor to the President of Gabon, amongst others.

Date: Monday, March 1- Friday, 5, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM Here is the link to the full agenda.

You can register for the Summit here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a very productive week ahead!

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