Monday, September 07, 2020

ATCON gets new date for 'Harnessing Digital Resources' - ITREALMS

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The Association of Telecommunications Companies (ATCON) has approved a new date for its National Dialogue on Telecoms and ICT Sector with the theme: “Harnessing the Digital Resources for the building of our National Economy” scheduled for Abuja on Thursday, October 15, 2020, reports ITREALMS.

This event was to hold on March 26, 2020 at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja, but due to COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns.

According to ATCON Executive Secretary, Ajibola Olude, "Before the manifestation of the pandemic, close to a thousand people have already registered for the event.

He also said that the eagerness to attend the event by telecom and ICT enthusiasts has fueled because of its strategic objectives and the caliber of people that have been penciled to do justice to the theme of the event and the sub-themes.

"For instance, some State Governments, the World Bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the relevant government ministries and agency and the entire telecoms and ICT industry have conveyed their acceptance and wiliness to make presentations and serve as panelist at the event," Olude said.

Assuring that this event will now hold on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja and streamed live on various social media platforms Youtube, Facebook, Zoom and the rest. Industry thought leaders are already putting their brilliant contributions and presentations together to make the outcome of the event a very useful one for the current and prospective investors.

Attendance, he said, would be strictly by invitation and COVID-19 protocols would be observed.

He further encouraged potential attendees to pre-register.

Nenye Dom/Editor

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