Tech events this week: AfDB Annual General Meeting, SEC Digital Platforms Webinar & Others

Hi guys, trust you had a remarkable Father’s Day celebration during the weekend. To help start the new week on a great note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between June 21st and June 26th, 2021.

AfDB Annual General Meeting

This week, the African Development Bank Group will be hosting its annual general meeting virtually. The 56th annual meeting was themed – building Resilient Economies in Post Covid-19 Africa.

Tech events this week: AfDB Annual General Meeting, SEC Digital Platforms Webinar & Others

The event will bring together experts, lawmakers and investor across the continent to speak and deliberate on salient issues in the industry.

Some of the topics of webinars at the meeting include – The Road Ahead for Africa, Climate Change and Green Growth.

Date: Wednesday, June 23 – Friday, June 25, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM

You can register for the event here.

DHL Customs Webinar

On Wednesday, DHL Global Forwarding will be hosting a webinar to discuss the best practices for importing in West Africa.

Themed, Customer Strategies for Success, the webinar will focus on processes to minimize delays and appetite for non-compliant processes or activities. It will also review DHL’s presence and capabilities in the Region.

Tech events this week: AfDB Annual General Meeting, SEC Digital Platforms Webinar & Others

Others include the customs clearance environment and common challenges in West Africa including best practices to overcome the challenges.

The event will host Serigne Mbaye, CEO West Africa & Country Head Ghana, DHL Global Forwarding and Maureen Adibuah, Country Manager Nigeria, DHL Global Forwarding.

Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the Webinar here.

SEC Digital Platforms Webinar

This week, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) is hosting a webinar on the role of digital platforms in capital market inclusion.

Tech events this week: AfDB Annual General Meeting, SEC Digital Platforms Webinar & Others

The event will host Ade Bajomo, Executive Director for Information Technology and Operations at Access Bank Plc; Tope Omojokun, President, Fund Managers Association of Nigeria; and Tosin Osibodu, the CEO of Chaka Technologies.

Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM

You can register for the Webinar here.

Nigeria’s Economic Outlook

On Thursday, Economic Associates will be hosting a one-day conference on Nigeria’s Economic Outlook.

Tech events this week: AfDB Annual General Meeting, SEC Digital Platforms Webinar & Others

The event will look at the concerns about the economy in global and local contexts. It will also focus on the broad contours of the unfolding global scenarios and explore the pragmatic range of swiftly implementable realignment options.

Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 hours
Venue: Lagos Continental Hotel, Plot 52A, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

You can register for the conference here.

ETCISO Cybersecurity Summit

This Friday, ETCISO is organising the second edition of Decrypt, a cybersecurity summit to give shape to the joint effort of securing enterprises.

Tech events this week: AfDB Annual General Meeting, SEC Digital Platforms Webinar & Others

The event will include interesting web panel discussions, exclusive live fireside chats and engaging digital industry presentations surrounding cybersecurity measures that can be employed with the new norm of remote and work from home.

The summit will host cyber experts like Vishal Salvi, CISO at Infosys,
Vikas Yadav CISO at Nykaa, and Dr Durga Prasad Dube, Global CISO & VP of Reliance Industries Limited amongst others.

Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Duration: 6 hour +

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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