Tech Events this Week: Agriculture in Africa, Cybersecurity Webinar and Others

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Hi guys, it’s Monday again and the new week presents a new opportunity to learn and explore. To kickstart the week, we have curated a mixture of interesting virtual and physical events you can attend across the tech space.

The events come up between March 15 – 20, 2021.

Cyber Alertness and the New Normal

On Friday, the Fintech Association of Nigeria will be hosting a webinar on cybersecurity. The virtual forum will focus on Cyber Alertness and the New Normal.

It will also uncover new cyber threats that come with the new normal, remote working and increased digital adoption. The role of the human firewall, technology and practicable preventive strategy will also be examined.

Date: Friday, March 19, 2021
Time: 12:00PM

You can register for the webinar here.

Agriculture in Africa

On Tuesday, Empower Africa will be hosting a driving business in Africa
virtual networking event themed Agriculture in Africa – A Land of Opportunities.

The event will bring together some of the most inspiring innovators in the pan-African economy to discuss Agriculture in Africa.

There will also be a virtual networking session where you will get to meet and chat with fellow attendees and engage with experts, business leaders and senior officials dedicated to driving business in Africa.

The event will host Uriya Roseman, Business development, Empower Africa; Ms. Mateja Dermastia, CEO of Anteja Africa amongst others.

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours

You can register for the virtual event here.

Talent for Africa

This week, the Global Business School Network and Ecobank Academy will be hosting a virtual event with the theme: Talent for Africa: Powering Digital Transformation.

The virtual forum will review new opportunities for innovation and collaboration—especially across business and business schools—to overcome these challenges.

Some of the challenges include how business, academia, government, and civil society work together to create an environment that unlocks the full potential of Africa’s aspiring entrepreneurs. It will also explore topics around whether business schools and universities can take the lead in connecting diverse talent needed to accelerate innovation.

The event will host Philip Thigo, Director for Africa, Thunderbird School for Global Management, Arizona State University, USA; Meriem Zairi, Senior Managing Director MENA, SEAF Morocco amongst others.

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time: 12:00PM

You can register for the virtual event here.

Global Health Security Demo Day

This week, the Texas Global Health Security Innovation Consortium will be hosting its inaugural TEXGHS Global Health Security Demo Day.

The virtual event will highlight market-ready technologies that are impacting the ability to prevent, predict, detect, and respond to pandemic infectious disease threats.

Participating companies will also highlight innovations focused on community resiliency and recovery from COVID-19 and future health security challenges.

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time: 2:30 PM
Duration: 8 hours 30 mins
Platform: Swapcard virtual event

You can register for the demo day here.

Cryptocurrency in Nigeria: past, present, and Future

On Tuesday, the Nigeria Computer Society will be hosting a webinar on the past, present, and future of cryptocurrency in Nigeria.

The event will host Mr Franklin Peters, CEO/Founder of Bitfxt & Boundlesspay; Dr Oluseyi Akindeinde, CTO Digital Encode Limited Centre for Information Security Intelligence (CISI); Mr Charles Okaformbah, Blockchain Solutions Architect for Sterling Bank, CoFounder of VesselTrust, amongst others.

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour 30 mins

You can register for the Webinar 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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