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The 2nd Annual Infrastructure Communication Technology Conference

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The 2nd Annual Infrastructure Communication Technology Conference

Rapid advancements in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that ICT has a positive effect on a country’s economy, with a 10 per cent increase in broadband penetration being associated with a 1.4 per cent increase in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in emerging markets.

The 2nd Annual Infrastructure Communication Technology Conference

The 2nd Annual Infrastructure Communication Technology Conference

The 2nd Annual Infrastructure Communication Technology conference, which is taking place during 27th & 28th August, 2018 at Movenpick Hotel & Residences in Nairobi, Kenya will host speakers from dedicated government bodies for ICT across Africa who will provide insights about initiatives, projects and developments happening in the ICT sector.

The conference focuses on the developments and application of Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Fintech, Telecom, Smart Cities, Blockchain and other upcoming disruptive technologies in sectors of Healthcare , Education, BFSI, Agriculture, Communication et al. , as well as, exploring the opportunities for expansion in the African region considering the initiatives, programmes and projects undergoing or in the pipeline by private enterprises, government entities and public & private partnerships.

Come join us as we explore the African markets and understand how the ICT sector impacts the African economy as well as interact with the influencers and decision makers of the industries.

The conference will discuss subjects about:

  • Identifying market drivers, challenges and insights on policy implementation initiatives, programmes and projects.
  • The need for Infrastructure that arises due to application of new technology keeping in mind the local environment of African market.
  • The support by government and private entities in the development and application of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Fintech, Telecom, Smart Cities, Blockchain and other upcoming disruptive technologies in sectors of Healthcare , Education, BFSI, Agriculture, Communication et al.
  • Issues of privacy, cybercrimes, ethical and moral conduct, copyrights, intellectual property rights and privacy.
  • FDI opportunities in Africa in 2018.

For more information about the conference visit: https://bricsaconsulting.com/event/2nd-annual-infrastructure-communication-technology-africa/

Or Contact: Jai Kanani – +912262422908 / [email protected]

DATE

Aug 27 2018 – Aug 28 2018

LOCATION

Movenpick Hotel & Residences in Nairobi,

Kenya
 

 

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World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launch Hospitality Challenge Pitch

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World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launch Hospitality Challenge Pitch – a series of online discussions focusing on revealing some of the winners of the “Hospitality Challenge”, the solidarity initiative created by the two partners. Over four weekly sessions, UNWTO experts and tourism leaders will share insights on the state of tourism and hospitality, and the prospective solutions to be implemented to accelerate its recovery.

Starting from 21st January 2021, weekly between 4.30pm and 5.30pm CET and over a course of 4 weeks, Hospitality Challenge Pitch online sessions held on LinkedIn will focus on topics essential in building back hospitality industry:

“What’s next in Revenue & Productivity”

The third session of the series will be moderated by Damon Embling, Journalist at Euronews and Director at Headline Media UK.

Joining in the panel discussion will be:

  • Jonathan Humphries, Head of International Hotel Development & Asset Management Specializations at Glion Institute of Higher Education and Chairman and Owner at HoCoSo,
  • Sandra Carvao, Chief of Market Intelligence and Competitiveness at UNWTO
  • Marc Vieilledent, Chief Development Officer at easyHotel Plc.

The panel discussion will be followed by three of 30 winning project pitches:

  • “Komodore” – presented by Miguel Escobar, Co-founder of the company
  • “Firstclasset” – presented by its founder, Glion Alumnus and Managing Director at Scopum et Finem, Ronald Homsy
  • “TipTrip.com” – presented by Ksenia Kartseva, a hospitality industry professional

Date: 4th February 2021

Time: 4.30pm – 5.30pm CET

Register here to attend the event and follow Sommet Education on LinkedIn to learn more about other sessions of the Hospitality Challenge Pitch event series.

 

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Singapore FinTech Festival 2020

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The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is the world’s largest and most inclusive FinTech event that brings together heads of state, financial and technology leaders, FinTech founders, policy makers, investors and multilateral agencies. Last year, the week-long event brought together over 60,000 attendees from 140 countries.

This year, SFF returns on 7-11 December with a unique hybrid format combining a 24-hour online event platform and over 40 global satellite events in FinTech hubs around the world. In December, SFF will unite the global FinTech community to discuss key global challenges, with a focus on post-pandemic recovery.

Learn more at https://www.fintechfestival.sg/.

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Keynotes Announced: SAP Financial Services Live 2020

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We are delighted to announce our Keynote Speakers & Session Titles for the upcoming free to attend digital event for banking, insurance, capital markets and central banks professionals; SAP Financial Services Live 2020 (17-19 November).

Meet Our Keynote Speakers:

Luka Mucic, CFO & Member of the Board, SAP
Financial Services: An Evolving Landscape

Christoph Böhm, CIO/COO, Deutsche Börse
Financial Markets and Technology in Transition

Maria Surmava, CIO, Discovery Health
Shared-Value Health Platform

Karsten Crede, CEO, ERGO Mobility Solutions
How to Become an Ecosystem Player

Peter Maier, President SAP Industries and Customer Advisory, SAP
Industry Convergence – Keynote Interview

Timo Elliott, VP – Global Innovation Evangelist, SAP
Opening Keynote; The World has Changed, and it’s Time to Adapt to the “Next Normal”

Alongside our keynotes, this event will be packed with SAP user case studies from leading global companies including: Bank of Ireland, Bank of Montreal, Capital One, Cornèr Bank, Discovery, Edelweiss, London Stock Exchange, MB Ageas, Munich Re, Samsung Life, Swiss Re, Vast Bank, Vienna Insurance Group, Zurich Insurance and many more to be announced.

Keep up to date with the latest information on our website >

Ahead of the event, you will have the opportunity to plan your own agenda with multiple live presentations each day to choose from. Then following the event, a library of on-demand content will be at your disposal so you can continue to strengthen your financial services business over the coming months.

Don’t miss the opportunity to connect online to debate, discuss and determine the current trends and hot topics for the financial services industry.

Sounds interesting? Register to join us here >

 

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