The event was earlier scheduled to hold from November 12 to 14.
It is now slated for November, 28 to 30.
According to Punch, the date was changed to enable the President attend the all important annual IT flagship conference, since he had always attended the previous editions in person.
The Conference will also feature discussions on: Creating New Job Opportunities and Economic Development Through Technological Innovation; Harnessing Indigenous Innovation and Creativity for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria; Leveraging Disruptive Innovation for Achieving Good Health, National Security, Anti-corruption, and Sustainable Energy Systems; and
Implications of Data Protection Regulation for Open Data, Big Data Analytics, and Smart Initiatives in Building a Productive National Economy.
e-Nigeria is annual flagship conference for Nigerian IT sector hosted by the NITDA, under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The event is hosted in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders from both the public and the private sector as well as Non-Governmental Organisations and Academia.
It serves as a platform for ICT awareness creation, development of appropriate regulatory instruments and best practices in order to facilitate the positioning of Nigeria in the global Information Society.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami will be the Chief host, and the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi will co-host and Convener of the event.