Friday, July 08, 2016

NCS Confab 2016: Innovation takes centre stage

The 26th National Conference of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) promises to have Information Technology (IT) innovation at the centre stage, reports ITRealms.

The conference scheduled for July 19 through 21, 2016 at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja, according to the chairman, Conferences Committee at NCS, Mr. Jide Awe, prides itself as Nigeria’s largest annual IT conference, comes this year with the theme, “Information Technology for National Safety and Security.”

Awe made this disclosure in a press statement made available to ITRealms, saying that the theme emphasises innovation in national safety and security which aligns with the security priority of the Federal Government.

While appreciating Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDA), NCS said they have made some successes in recent times, but stressing that the conference is a clarion call on the application of innovative IT tools and strategies for improved effectiveness and performance in all aspects of national security.

These areas of national security, he said include border security, military, cybersecurity, policing to name a few.

ITRealms recalls that the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) is the umbrella organization of all Information Technology professionals, interest groups and stakeholders in Nigeria.

Formed in 1978 as Computer Association of Nigeria (COAN) and later transformed into NCS in 2002 as a result of harmonization with other stakeholders and interest groups, thus positions itself as the national platform for the advancement of Information Technology science and practice in Nigeria.

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The Flow Doctor - Nigeria said...

Would be an interesting conference

The Flow Doctor - Nigeria said...

Would be an interesting conference