The annual International Conference of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), will hold next week Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th at the Ibom Hall in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, President of NCS, Prof. Adesina Sodiya has announced.

While announcing this yesterday in a virtual press conference, Prof. Sodiya disclosed that the theme of this year’s event, reputed to be the biggest and most influential IT event in Nigeria is “Innovative Systems for Digital Economy (ISDE 2021)”

He said the theme of the conference was carefully and scientifically chosen in order to provide the needed technological supports for Government drives and vision in this modern society, stressing that innovative systems for the digital economy are simply about economic transformation digitally.

“As we all know; the digital economy drives a nation to prosperity. Thus, the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has resolved to provide the technical skills and expertise for the realization of this lofty goal of government. NCS has also recognized that this drive needs highly innovative ideas and systems,” he said.

Prof. Sodiya added that the conference provides a platform for developing strategies, processes, systems and technologies needed to drive and run the digital economy. he also explained that the conference will also spur the culture of building innovative systems for the digital economy and ultimately, drive relevant key components of the digital economy such as government policy and regulation; digitalization; broadband infrastructure, emerging technologies; mobile applications, grid infrastructure, e-government, smart cities, e-health and e-agriculture.

He assured that these components will be discussed and analysed at the International conference to re-focus and re-think the digital economy policy of the government.

Meanwhile, here are six reasons why you must attend this year’s NCS’s International Conference.

  1. Stress-Free: #ISDE2021 holds ONLINE, so you participate from the comfort of your home or office.
  2. Global Influence: Being an International conference gives you access to connect with both Foreign/Local Speakers and Participants.
  3. Value & Knowledge-Driven: ISDE2021 boasts of rich sub-themes ranging from Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Data Mining, and other modern-day technologies relevant for today’s applications, thus your participation gives you more insights into these new innovations.
  4. Participation is Hybrid: Freedom to choose participation mode of physical attendance or Virtual attendance
  5. Enhanced Credit Rating: As IT Practitioners, attending NCS Conference increases your professional and academic ratings. Your participation will earn you 3 units of Professional Development credit units.
  6. Rich networking and engagement feature to strengthen relationships

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