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, 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 impact of ICT developments in GDP of African countries’ and the need for a comprehensive policy, legal and regulatory framework.
- 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]
Aug 27 2018 – Aug 28 2018
Movenpick Hotel & Residences in Nairobi,Kenya
Singapore FinTech Festival 2020
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/.
Keynotes Announced: SAP Financial Services Live 2020
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.
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- Louise Beaumont, Chair, TechUK
- Hiroki Takeuchi, Co-founder and CEO, GoCardless
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