Rethinking Academia-Industry Engagement

January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018

8:00 To 14:00

30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, 21189 Airport Road, Ikeja Lagos, Lagos

Event Description

The African Centre of Excellence in collaboration with the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) CPN is proposing a one-day event with the theme: Rethinking Academia-Industry Engagement to take place on the 17th of January, 2018 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.

The engagement will be the first in the series of rapprochement aimed at redefining academia-industry relationship. It seeks to bridge the existing disconnect between the critical actors in knowledge economy. We hope that through this interface, the Centre (ACE) will be able to showcase some of the possibilities and potentials within the Centre and explore ways which the industry can leverage in a mutually benefitting relationship.

Time: 8:00 -9:00 Registration

9:00 am prompt : Event Proper

Speakers: Prof. G.A. Aderounmu (President, Nigeria Computer Society)

Prof. Charles Uwadia (Chairman in Council, Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) CPN)

Keynote speaker:

Invited participants: IT firms, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), University department of Computer Sciences or similar disciplines etc

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