KPMG is set to host this year’s Africa Digital Summit as a hybrid event from Lagos, Johannesburg, and Nairobi from 8 am to 1 pm (UTC+1) on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.
Disclosing this in a press conference today, KPMG explained that the Africa Digital Summit is an annual flagship event designed to showcase global digital trends that industry leaders can leverage to accelerate the digital transformation agenda.
It said the event with themed “Sustainable Growth through Digital” is directed towards three focal areas: Resilience, Sustainability, and Innovation is necessitated by the adoption of digital transformation, which is making it necessary for organizations to remain successful in present society.
“The KPMG Africa Digital Summit is one of many strategic programmes designed to position KPMG as a thought leader and the leading professional services provider, delivering excellent digital transformation and innovation solutions. Furthermore, it demonstrates the Firm’s commitment to clients by working hand-in-hand through possible challenges every step of the way,” said Nancy Mosa, Partner & Head, Digital Transformation at KPMG East Africa.
Also speaking, Boye Ademola, Partner & Head, Digital Transformation, KPMG Africa said: “I look forward to a highly engaging digital event where attendees should expect to network and gain invaluable insights from distinguished speakers and panelists from all over the world on digital transformation and innovation for the future, amongst other topical issues”.
The Summit provides a forum for a discussion on the application of cutting-edge digital solutions to commercial, economic, and social concerns, involving among others, growth, financial inclusion, innovation, supply chain, route to market, and operational efficiency. The programme will feature presentations, panel discussions and masterclasses facilitated by KPMG personnel and other industry thought leaders. The key topics include Bridging the Digital Skills Gap, Exploring the Metaverse, Leveraging APIs for business expansion, Open Banking and Open Finance, Transforming Industry through ESG tech, Digital Trust, and other relevant topics.
The event will attract thousands of participants across various sectors, including fast-moving consumer goods, telecommunications, media & technology, financial services, oil and gas, government institutions, regulatory bodies, and other stakeholders with a keen interest on digital innovation. Business executives will join a rich array of international speakers at the firm’s hubs across East, West and Southern Africa to network, share perspectives and challenge the status quo on some of the most topical digital issues.