Premier Events Management and IT consulting firm AITEC has confirmed that they are 95% ready for their annual ICT summit being held on the 24th & 25th February 2016 at Oshwal Centre, Nairobi, Kenya – whose theme will be to inspire and innovate.
Confirming the event, AITEC CEO Mike Otieno stated: “We are undeniably ready and on standby to revolutionize the way IT is perceived in the region. Today ICT is no longer the back office department but rather a strategic component of any business life line.”
Speaking on the event, Sean Moroney, AITEC chairman further stated: “Our main concern has always been growing the transformative integrity and power that ICT has in the region. East Africa is the no 1 user in Africa in terms of internet use. Kenyans and indeed East Africans of our client data and we’ve been able to guarantee this”. He also highlighted, “We must therefore continue to nurture the ICT environment that underscores the value we attach to building secure, robust and scalable ICT infrastructure for the East African region.”
ICT Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Joe Mucheru will (launch) the conference closely followed with an ICT Visionary panel discussion consisting of the ICT Secretary Dr. Katherine Getao, ICT Authority Acting CEO Robert Mugo, COO of Technobrain Anand Mohan, Group CEO-Kenya Commercial Bank Joshua Oigara and Eric Osiakwan, Managing Partner, Chanzo Capital, Ghana
The conference will include ICT professionals and managers from Silensec, Payspace, Jubilee Insurance, Empire micro-systems, Infonet among others who will be presenting during the two day conference involving different forums.
Some of the highlights of the Summit include:
1. Launch of a new Anti-Corruption App competition answering the question, Can technology help fight corruption?
2. A Career Fair where top HR professionals will be scouting for talent.
3. Presentation of a revolutionary IT based supply chain financing model by Telemedia