NEPAD Council ICT Africa events
ICT Africa is a NEPAD council continental Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) event addressing a wide range of ICT issues in Africa. NEPAD Council’s 2008 ICT Africa event was organized as an integral part of NOVATECH - The ICT Africa Marketplace in collaboration with Pro-Invest - www.proinvest-eu.org. Pro-Invest is a common initiative of the European Commission (EC) and Institutions from the ACP States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) to stimulate Euro-African cooperation.
The conference successfully ended on the 15th of February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Over 300 participants came from more than 40 countries in Africa and abroad to meet and greet, teach, and learn, make connections and move business forward. Dozens of new ideas on ICT development in Africa, business opportunities and lessons learnt from other regions of the world were shared. With technical tutorials, peer reviewed technical presentations, demonstrations, industry exhibitions, business to business meetings, and networking during lunch and dinner events, NOVATECH – The ICT Africa market place was a memorable event.
More importantly, NEPAD Council came out of the conference with concrete action items to address some of the most important issues discussed at the conference. Partnerships with other organizations were forged during the conference to facilitate the execution of identified programs. For more details, download the conference report.
The next ICT Africa conference will be held in South Africa in 2009 at a venue and time to be announce. Please check this page for updates or sign up to our mailing list by clicking on the "Subscribe Now" icon on the left menu bar.