BrowseDotCom, a web marketing company has announced the date for the second edition of their annual conference, BrowseDotCom Conference 2014.
The theme for this years’ conference is “Creating, Driving and Sustaining Business with Technology”. Over 13 speakers and tech companies will be participating at the conference, which is focused on bringing technology to the grassroots level.
The event which will take place on 18 October at Ajegunle-Apapa, Lagos, will feature local and international speakers.
Some of the speakers who will be speaking at the conference include; Gbenga Sesan (Paradigm Initiative Nigeria), Alastair Curtis (Uber), Bayero Agabi (AIT Infotech Network), Riccardo Pasqualotto (2go), Tomi Davies (Lagos Angel Network), Shina Oyetosho (Microsoft), Emeka Afigbo (Google), Oyedokun Oyewole (Institute of Information Management), Ope Banwo (America Internet Business School) , Marek Zmyslowski (Jovago) Celebrity Singer, Benita Okojie and others.
Addressing the press, BrowseDotCom Conference Convener, Olatunde Farinde, noted that “we are very pleased to be holding the second edition of our conference and are equally optimistic that it is going to be a great event. The purpose of this event is to create a more positive awareness of, promote and strengthen the technological, business and internet ecosystem in Nigeria; one community at a time.
We aim to achieve this of course with support from important stakeholders and corporate bodies.”
TheBrowseDotCom which made its debut in 2012 in partnership with Google, is a day event designed to give top companies in the tech sectors an opportunity to come together and discuss a wide variety of emerging transformation trends and strategies for business and tech development.
The conference will feature presentations from well-known experts from tech companies, local and international speakers as well as leaders within the governmental space.
Prior to the Conference day, BrowseDotCom will train at least 40 youths and expose them to various technologies in a 3-week boot camp. The 3-week ICT boot camp will be the flagship of their agenda for the ICT training hub and the aim is to train at least 100 youths, every quarter.
The participants from this boot camp will be recognised on the conference day where they will also receive a certificate for successfully completing their training course.
“We have the pleasure of inviting everyone with interest in all areas of technology as this conference will give them unlimited access to inside information and key individuals in this sector. Due to limited seats, we would recommend all participants to pre-register at http://browsedotcom.com/conference in order to secure a seat as well as arrange transportation courtesy of UBER, our official conference taxi partners who are providing all participants with a free luxurious taxi ride between N3,500 and N10,000 to and from the event. Whilst registration is free, there is however a special package for participants who would like to be seated in our VIP section,” Farinde said.