eNigeria Conference 2015

Nigeria's No. 1 ICT Conference


An annual information Technology (IT) summit of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) with relevant stakeholders from private, public and non-governmental sectors. A veritable platform for ICT awareness creation, developing appropriate framework and setting goals for best practices to position Nigeria in the global information society.

November 17 - 19, 2015

20

Days

16

Hours

10

Minutes

10

Seconds

Supported by:

  • Nigeria Communications Commission
  • Galaxy Backbone
  • Nigeria Internet Registration Agency
  • Netresources Technologies
  • AIT Infotech
  • Abuja Technology Village
  • Computer Professionals of Nigeria
  • National Association of Computer Science Students
  • Nigeria Computer Society
  • NIGCOMSAT
  • Nigeria Postal Service
  • Nihilent
  • Small and Medium Scale Enterprises of Nigeria
  • National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion

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Agenda

The 2015 edition of eNigeria is expected to provide a veritable platform for exploring the strategies, ensuring the requisite awareness, and encouraging the adoption of local content and information security standards to drive sustainable and effective electoral process in Nigeria.
THEME: Towards an Effective Electoral Process in Nigeria: The Role of ICT Local Content and Information Security.

Highlights:

  • Reengineering National electoral processes through the adoption of high-tech electronic voting system
  • Information security compliance on indigenous ICT innovations for improving electoral process
  • Leveraging on Information Security Risk Management standard to enhance Nigerian local content product and services for effective information risk control
  • Building ICT entrepreneurs for sustainable electoral process for national development.

Opening Ceremony
8:30am - 11:30am

8:30am Registration of Participants

9:25am Delegates are Seated

9:30am Members of Diplomatic Community & Invited Guests are Seated

9:40am Members of the Federal Executive Council, Governors, Senators and House of Reps are Seated

9:50am Arrival of the Special Guest of Honour, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and His Entourage

9:55am National Anthem

10:00am Introduction of Guests

10:05am Welcome Address by the Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Communication Technology

10:15am Remarks by Mr. L. C. Singh, Global CEO, Nihilent Group

10:20am Remarks by Chairman Senate Committee on ICT

10:25am Remarks by Chairman House of Representative Committee on ICT

10:30am Remarks by Hajiya Amina Bala Zakari Acting Chairman INEC Abuja

10:35am Goodwill message by Governor of Benue State, His Excellency Chief Dr. Samuel Ortom

10:40am Goodwill message by Governor of Anambra State His Excellency Chief Willie Maduabuchukwu Obiano

10:45am Keynote Address by Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, Dept. of Political Science, BUK, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Nigeria

10:50am Opening Address by the Special Guest of Honor, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

10:55am Vote of Thanks by Mr. Peter Olu Jack, Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency

11:05am Mini Tour of Exhibition Booths/Group Photograph

11:50am Departure of Dignitaries

TEA BREAK 11:50am - 12:20noon


Plenary Session 1
12:30pm - 2:40pm

Demo Session Coordinator: Mr. Bunmi Okunowo

12:30am Start-up Demo 1 - Budgit (Civic Engagement)

12:35am Start-up Demo 2 - Utopia Software (Open Data Companion)

SUB-THEME: RE-ENGINEERING NATIONAL ELECTORAL PROCESSES THROUGH THE ADOPTION OF HIGH TECH ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM.

Chairman Professor Vincent Asor, President CPN President, CPN

12:40 – 1:00pm Comparative Analysis of Nigerian 2015 e-election with existing Global Best High-Tech Electronic Electoral Process in Developed Economy by Senator Ben Murray Bruce

1:00 – 1:15pm Data Security and internet of Things in e-Electoral Process by Prof. Salahu B. Junaidu Director Institute of Computing & ICT ABU Zaria

1:15 – 1:30pm The Perils and Promises of Digital Democracy by Dr. Dan Omofoman Founder RFID Research & Development Center, African University of Science and Technology (AUST) Abuja

1:30 - 1:45pm Characterize Proposed Attacks on e-Voting Systems by Dr Umar Bindir SSG Adamawa State

1:45 - 2:00pm Developing an Indigenous e-Voting System Architecture: A Case Study by Dr. Agu Collins Agu Director Zonal Offices Coordination NITDA Abuja

2:00 - 2:15pm Social Media and Democracy: Using Facebook to Inspire Voters and Engage Citizens Ebele Okobi Head of Public Policy Africa Facebook, United Kingdom

2:15 - 245pm Discussant:

1. Mr. Basil Udotai - Technology Advisors (TA), Lagos

2. Professor Patience Akpan-Obong, Arizona State STS, University, USA


Lunch

2:45pm - 3.30pm

PLENARY SESSION 2
3:30 – 5:45pm

3:30 - 3:45pm Start up Demo 3 - Voter HQ (Electoral Solutions/Civic Engagement)

3:35 - 3:40pm Start up Demo 4 - Nigerian Open Data Access (NODA) Civic Engagement

SUB-THEME: GLOBAL BEST PRACTICES IN DIGITAL ELECTORAL PROCESS.

Chairperson: Barr. Ngozi Nwankwo CGEIT (President SOPWA & National Coordinator North East Psychosocial Rehabilitation Abuja)

3:40 – 3:55pm Leveraging Existing System, Processes and Procedures for Credible e-Elections by Dr. Ibilola Amao, Principal Consultant & Engineering/IT Social Entrepreneur, Lonadek Nig. Ltd., Lagos

3:55 - 4:10pm Global Best Practice in Digital Electoral Process: The Effects and Benefits of e-Electoral Process for a Developing Country (Nigeria) by Dr. Kabiru Mato, Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Abuja

4:10 – 4:30pm The Experience of South East African Countries and Ghana in the Adoption of High-Tech in the Electoral Process by Professor Charles Ayo Korede Vice Chancellor Convenant University, Otta Ogun State

4:30 – 4:45pm Global Best Cyber-Security for e-Electoral Systems: A Predictive Model for Developing Countries by Professor Zakari Mohammed Department of Information Science, ABU Zaria

4:45 – 5:00pm Voting System in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects by Dr. Ibrahim Umara, Associate Professor & HOD Political Science, University of Maiduguri, Borno State

5:00 – 5:15pm Policy on ICT for Good Governance Accountability and Electoral Process: Issues Prospects and Integration by Dr. (Mrs.) Wunmi Hassan President High Technology Center for Nigeria Women and Youth Abuja

5:15 - 5:45pm Discussant:

1. Mr. Segun H. Olugbile - CEO/Managing Partners, Continental Project Affairs Limited

2. Dr. M. B. Hamawa - Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Abuja


PLENARY SESSION 3
9am – 11:30am

9:30 - 9:35am Start up Demo 5: Jekalo (Mobility & Social Engagement)

9:35 - 9:40am Start up Demo 6: Beat Traffic (Transportation)

SUB-THEME: INDIGENOUS INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ELECTORAL PROCESS.

Chairperson: Mr Tunde Ezichi Past President, CPN,NCS, Chairman ALPHA-BETA-SIGMA

09:14 – 10:00am A Review of Trends in ICT Innovations Globally a Situational Analysis of the Electoral Process in Nigeria by Mr Ravi Teja, Vice President Global Consulting, Nihilent

10:00 - 10:20am Enhancing Nigerian Electoral Process through Indigenous ICT Products and Services by Mr Femi Taiwo CTO at INITS LTD, Lagos

10:20 – 10:40am An Appraisal of Social Media in Electoral Process: In Retrospect by Mrs. Olamide Egbayelo Digital Media Manager, Paradigm

10:40 – 11:00am Challenges of ICT Deployment in Nigerian Electoral Process by Engr. Chidi Nwafor Director ICT INEC Headquarters, Abuja

11:00 – 11:20am Youth, ICT and Election: A Progressive Mix by Dr. Aloefuna Ekenechukwu Executive Secretary IMMI, Abuja

11:20 – 11:50am Building ICT Entreprenures for Sustainable Electoral Process by Mr. Marek Zmyslwoski MD Jovago Com Nigeria

11:50 – 12:00pm National Identity Management Card for Credible Electoral Process by Mr. Chris Oyamenam DG NIMC, Abuja

12:00 - 12:30pm Discussant:

1. Mr. Ola A. Ogunneye MD/CEO ATB Associates Limited. 41 Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

2. Professor Ibrahim Haruna - HOD Dept. of Information Science, University of Maiduguri, Borno State

3. Mr. Makanjuola Alabi - Enplug Africa, Lagos


PLENARY SESSION 4
12:30am – 1:15pm

Start-up Demo 7: FuVo

Start-up Demo 8: Ishele

SUB-THEME: LEVERAGING ON INFORMATION SECURITY RISK MANAGEMENT STANDARD (ISO 27001: 2013) TO ENHANCE NIGERIAN LOCAL CONTENT PRODUCT AND SERVICES FOR EFFECTIVE INFORMATION RISK CONTROL.

Chairperson: Mr. Chris Uwaje Former President ISPON/MD Mobile Tech Solutions, Lagos

12:50 – 1:10am An Overview of ISO 27001: 2013 Standards by Dr. Ismaila Idris Department of Cyber Security, FUT Minna, Niger State.

1:10 – 1:30pm Identifying Gaps in the Nigerian Local Content Products and Services with respect to the ISO27001: 2013 Standards Mr. Sunday Afolayan President NIRA

1:30 – 1:50pm The New and Latest Cyber Warfare Exposition Traits: Its relationship to electoral process by Prof. Samuel Zalanga Department of Anthropology, Sociology & Reconciliation Studies, Bethel University, Sain Paul, Minnesota, USA

1:50 – 2:10pm Identifying Strategies for Developing and Implementing Information Security Policies Using ISO 27001: 2013 Standard by Mr Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola MD/CEO Consultancy Support Services Ltd Abuja

2:10 – 2:30pm Hack the Vote: Contending the Next Cyber Security Threat in Nigeria by Remi Afon President Cyber Security Network of Nigeria

Discussant:

1. Mr. Daser David - nHub Jos

2. Mr. Jide Awe - CEO, Jidaw Systems Lagos


LUNCH

2:45pm – 3:15pm

PLENARY SESSION 5
3:15pm – 5:25pm

Start-up Demo 9 - PACS

Start-up Demo 10 - MA-TRACK

SUB-THEME: LEVERAGING ON ICT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SUSTAINABLE NATIONAL ELECTORAL PROCESS.

Chairman: Prof. Adesole Aderounmu FNCS, President NCS

3:25 – 3:45pm Essential IT Infrastructure Plan for a Sustainable e-Voting Process in Nigeria by Mr. Akinyele Okeremi Precise Financial Systems Ltd, Lagos

3:45 – 4:05pm Information Communication Technologies in Nigeria’s Administrative Processes: Barometer of Willingness to Integrate Technology in Electoral Practices by Professor Patience Akpan-Obong, Arizona State STS, University, USA

4:05 – 4:25pm A Benchmark for ICT Infrastructure and Sustainable Electoral Process by Professor Mahmud Lawan Department of Political Science, Bayero University Kano, Kano State

4:25 – 4:45pm High Tech Factor in Nigerian’s Quest for Credible Elections: Policy Options, Appraisals and Prescriptions by Dr. A. Sat Obiyan. H.O.D Political Science Dept, Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Osun State

4:45 – 5:05pm The Use of Biometric Technology for Voters Identity by by Dr. Johnson Iyilade Founder/CEO, Glomacs IT Solutions & Services & Professor Computer Science Dept. University of Sasketchwa, Canada.

Discussant:

1. Mr. Tope Fashedemi - Director eGovernment Ministry of Communication Technology Abuja

2. Pax Joel President - ( IETA)


GALA NIGHT AND NITDA-NIIHILENT eGovernance Awards
7.00pm

Presentation on eGovernance Awards Framework: An Overview by Mr Shohel Noor, General Manager, NIHILENT West Africa.


SUB THEME: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
9:00pm-12:50pm

Chairman: Dr. Evans Woherem, President Digital Africa

Co Chair: Mr. Oyelayo Babajide, Director, Planning Research & Policy Analysis, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Abuja

9:00 - 11:15am High Level Policy Discourse on Information Technology for Effective Electoral Process in Nigeria

Contributors
Representatives of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Civil Society Organization, Center for Democratic Studies(CDS), Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Coordinator of Office of ICT, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE), Institute of Legislative Studies, Abuja, Head eGovernment NITDA, Head Public Policy Africa, Facebook

11:15 – 11:45am Discussions Questions and Answers

11:45-12:30pm Experience Sharing by Helen Anatogu, Center Manager Idea Hub, Lagos

Facilitators

1. Dr. (Mrs.) Wunmi Hassan President High Technology Center for Nigeria Women and Youth, Abuja

2. Mrs. Mary Udoma Former President NIRA, Abuja

LUNCH

12:30pm – 1:00pm

CLOSING CEREMONY
1:00pm-2:30pm

Chairperson: Dr. Tunji Olaopa, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communication Technology

1:00 – 1:10pm Guests and Delegates are seated

1:20 - 1:25pm National Anthem

1:30 – 1:45pm Introduction and Recap of the Different Sessions (Including High points)

1:45 - 2:10pm Reading of the Final Communiqué by Dr. Tunji Olaopa, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communication Technology

2:10 – 2:20pm Closing Address by Mr. Peter Olu Jack, Director-General/CEO, NITDA

2: 20 - 2:30pm Vote of Thanks by Dr. Vincent Olatunji, Director, Corporate Strategy and Research, NITDA

2:40pm Closing and Departure

GROUP PHOTOGRAPH WITH THE HONORABLE MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Speakers

Prof. Attahiru Muhammadu Jega

Keynote Speaker
Dept. of Political Science, Bayero University Kano
Former Chairman, INEC
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Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (MON)

Senator, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Chairman Silverbird Group
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Dr. Patience Akpan-Obong

Associate Professor , College of Letters & Sciences
Arizona State University.
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Abdul-Hakeem Bolade Dirisu Ajijola

Executive Chairman
Consultancy Support Services (CS2) Limited
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Ebele Okobi

Head of Public Policy, Africa
Facebook.
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Dr. Johnson Iyilade

Department of Computer Science,
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
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Remi Afon

President, Cyber Security Experts
Association of Nigeria
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Prof. Salahu B Junaidu

Director Institute of Computing & ICT
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
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Dr. (Mrs.) Omowunmi Hassan

President/CEO
High Tech Centre for Nigerian Women and Youths
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L. C. Singh

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nihilent Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
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Dr. Adenike Ibilola Amao

Entrepreneur, Engineer &
Certified Personnel Management Professional
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Prof. Zakari Mohammed

Department of Library and Information Science
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
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Dr. Daniel Omofoman

Founder & Director RFID Research Institute
African University of Science and Technology (AUST)
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Basil Udotai

Managing Partner, Technology Advisors LLP
Chair Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Committee of the NBA Section on Business Law (SBL)
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Dr. Agu Collins Agu

Director of Zonal Offices Coordinating Department
National Information Technology Development Agency
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Dr. Umara Ibrahim

Department of Political Science
University of Maiduguri.
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Prof. Samuel Zalanga

Department of Anthropology, Sociology & Reconciliation Studies
Bethel University, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
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Dr. Ismaila Idris

Vice President
Cyber Security Expert Association
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Exhibit with Us

NITDA

eNigeria summit is NITDA’s annual International Conference on Information Technology in Nigeria that provides a veritable platform for exploring the strategies, ensuring the requisite awareness, and encouraging the adoption of local content. This year’s edition focuses on information security standards to drive sustainable and effective electoral process in Nigeria.

Considering the quality and size of attendees it attracts, we have provided a few exhibition spaces for interested organizations to benefit from this conference by showcasing their products.

Benefits

Below are the benefits to your organization:

  • It is a good opportunity to showcase your products and services to top level government decision makers, international organisations and other stakeholders
  • Your Company name and logo will appear in the conference brochure and adverts.
  • An exhibition booth would be reserved for your organisation to showcase your products to over 2000 participants from both Nigeria and the Diaspora during the conference.
  • The above benefits are expected to transform immediate products awareness and sales.

Costing

The cost of exhibition and space allotted is as follows:

  1. 3x4sqm double for ₦ 300,000.00
  2. 3x4sqm single for ₦ 200,000.00
  3. Customizable space ₦ 80,000.00

For further clarification, your representative may wish to contact Dr. Vincent Olatunji, Director, Corporate Strategy and Research, through volatunji@nitda.gov.ng or volatunji@yahoo.com and 08023020135.

Gallery

Photos from the previous eNigeria conference


This Year's Venue

International Conference Center

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