AfICTA

Building on the successful 1st summit of the Africa Information & Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA) 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria, the 2nd summit is being graciously hosted by the Egyptian Information Technology, Electronics and Software Alliance (EITESAL) (Egypt’s representative in AfICTA) supported by (MCIT) & (ITIDA).

(AfICTA) is a private sector-led alliance of ICT associations, multinational corporations, companies, organizations and institutions in the ICT sector in Africa.

The summit will be held under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Atef Helmy, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt stressing on the strategic direction of the Egyptian government, which believes in ICT as a main driver and enabler for economic growth.

The conference is held under the theme of “Fostering a smart Africa”, aims at building bridges to connect the members of the organization to leapfrog into the digital era of the twenty first century.
During the course of the event, which will be held at the Intercontinental City Stars in Cairo-Egypt during 3-5 November 2014, more than 200 experts, regulators, state officials, ministers, businesspersons and private sector companies from international ICT organizations and institutions will be present. From 12 African countries will share their knowledge and expertise in various areas. This active participation will enable the transfer of knowledge and establishing a working relationship among the concerned parties.
The summit aspires to take advantage of the interactive panels to build bridges across the member states and use this as a platform for sharing experiences and expertise at an intra-African scale to help in the joint development of the continent’s growth and wellbeing. 
Moreover, in parallel to attending the AfICTA conference, you will have the chance to visit the Cairo ICT 2014 in its 18th edition, which will be held from November 4-7, 2014. 
Lastly, you will be able to attend the one-day business matchmaking sessions on November 5, 2014.

Panel Discussion:
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• E-GOVERNMENT
• E-LEARNING
• E-HEALTH
• ICT INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT
• E-AGRICULTURE
• CONNECTING AFRICA WITH BROADBAND
• INTERNET GOVERNANCE/CYBER SECURITY

Look on the conference agenda:
http://afictasummit2014.org/agenda.html

If you are interested to attend, please register here:
http://afictasummit2014.org/registration.php

If you interested to participate in the business matchmaking, REGISTER HERE:
http://www.afictasummit2014.org/b2b_registration.php

Looking forward to see you in the BIGGEST summit for matchmaking in Africa!

Dates

From 11/3/2014 9:00:00 AM
To 11/5/2014 10:00:00 PM

Venue

Intercontinental City Stars

Type

1043

Sponsors

Mentor Graphics

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