PATANMI AND OTHER KEY INDUSTRY LEADERS TO SPEAK @ vNIGF2020
The objective of the NIGF is to engage the multi-stakeholder nature of the Forum to harness and aggregate productive ideas, best practices and experiences towards facilitating the national Digital Economy policies currently pursued by the Nigerian government vis-à-vis the current pandemic and beyond
In this year’s event, the keynote will be delivered by the Hon. Minister FMCDE, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami by a High-level discussion panel with industry leaders. Other confirmed speakers for the vNIGF2020 include Ms Funke Opeke, Founder and CEO MainONe, Anriette Esterhuysen (IGF MAG Chair), Mrs. Mary Uduma (Coordinator WAIGF), Prof Adenike Osofisan (University of Ibadan), Dr. Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo (Swansea University), Dr. Wunmi Hassan (High Tech Centre for Nigerian Women and Youths), Uffa Modey (Coordinator YouthIGF-NG), among others.
Among other various subthematic include: Data Sovereignty and Monetization, Cybersecurity and Trust (CST), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Digital Empowerment, Emerging Issues/Technologies.
Pre-events will inlcude:
- Women IGF organized in collaboration with the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), scheduled for 23rd of September, 2020. Theme – “Women, Covid-19 and the Internet”.
- Nigeria Youth Internet Governance Forum with the theme “Shaping a Resilient Internet for Societal Sustainability” scheduled for the 23rd of September, 2020. Details of the Youth IGF can be found at yigf.ng