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Ezigbalike, Nwakanma to speak on Africa Data Consensus webinar

The duo of Dr. Chukwudozie Ezigbalike of the Economic Community for Africa (ECA) and Ms Nnenna Nwakanma, the African Regional Coordinator for Web Foundation are to speak during a webinar on Africa Data Consensus, reports ITRealms.

This is coming on the heels of the recent Data Revolution forum in Africa held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethopia.

ITRealms gathered that the webinar slated for Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by 1pm Lagos time, would explore the Africa Data Consensus by way of updating on the implementation strategy being developed and answering all questions related to data in Africa, and the Data Revolution on the continent generally.

Interested public, especially Africans were urged to take part in this webinar by registering at: https://heirsholdings.clickwebinar.com/866652327.

Social media discussions on the webinar, ITRealms learnt would be aggregated on hashtag #DataRevAfrica.

ITRealms notes that Dr. Ezigbalike is the chief, Data Technology Section at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and has lots of experience on corporate database, associated policy analysis, data dissemination to outside users; corporate data analytics environment, with appropriate software tools; data mining and specialized analytics and data and information products upon request. 

Nnenna Nwakanma, who leads the drafting committee on DataRevAfrica, on the other hand is the Africa Regional Coordinator at The World Wide Web Foundation, with expertise on the Information Society, Internet for Development, ICT Policy, ICT4D, social networks, online communities, virtual collaboration, outsourcing, free software and open source for African development, rule of law, public education, and freedom of expression.

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