The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, and other industry stakeholders are set to discuss how technology can play a more prominent role in solving socio-economic problems in Nigeria.
The event, which will be hosted by Beyond Limits in partnership with stakeholders in the tech, business, and creative ecosystem, is called D.I.C.E (Digital Innovation and Creative Excellence), and themed “Solve for Africa: Co-Creating a Tech-Enabled Future.”
In a statement, the former Director for West Africa at Google, who is also the convener of D.I.C.E and Founder of Beyond Limits, Dr Juliet Ehimuan, said, “We are at the cusp of a technological revolution in Africa. Harnessing this potential requires collective effort, innovation, and synergy among diverse stakeholders.
“Our aim is to convene the brightest minds, provide a melting pot of ideas, and inspire attendees to co-create a brighter, tech-driven future for Africa.”
The convener of the event further stated that the event aims to explore how technology can be a potent catalyst to positive transformation in the face of economic inequality in the country.
The statement added, “A stellar lineup of industry leaders and pioneers, including Dr. Bosun Tijani, Honourable Minister of Communications and the Digital Economy, Nigeria; Funke Opeke, Founder of MainStreet Technologies; and Kola Aina, General Partner at Ventures Platform and Chairman of Board, Lagos Angel Network, will grace the event. They will share insights, deliberate on industry trends, and spotlight innovative strategies.”