Tech Point Inspired is an annual event that provides a unique platform for business opportunities and relationship building; aimed at exploring tech trends that will shape Nigeria’s future in the years ahead. This year involved leaders from varying sectors like transportation (GIG Motors), banking (FCMB), teaching academy (Maths Afrique), tech companies (Net Core Solutions, Proville, and Budgit), amongst others.
This year, over 5000 tech experts and enthusiasts gathered at The Pistis Conference Centre for Techpoint Inspired 2018. Here’s a summary of what the agenda for the day was like:
09:20 AM – 09:36 AM — The future of Robotics & IoT (Internet of Things) in Africa. Speaker: Obinna Ukwuani (CEO/Founder, Makers Academy Africa). 11:56 AM to 12:12 PM — The future of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain in Nigeria. Speaker: Emeka Okoye (CEO, Cymantiks Nigeria Limited). 01:32 PM – 01:58 PM — How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing marketing. 03:16 PM – 04:00 PM — Solving Infrastructure challenges for innovation in Nigeria- Moderator: Victor Ekwealor (Senior Editor, Techpoint.ng). Panelists: Gbenga Adegbiji (Head Data Centre, MainOne), Akin Banuso (General Manager, Microsoft), Akintunde Oyebode (Executive Secretary, LSETF), Juliet Anammah (CEO, Jumia Nigeria), Olumide Balogun (Head of Marketing, Nokia Phones).
KEYNOTES FROM THE EVENT
_ Be Creative, if you aren’t creative at your work place, robots are coming
_ Tech is about creating what others would use and pay for
_ Determine a problem and solve it with solutions that fit into the lifestyle of people around you.
_ Without new ideas, the world=a stagnant pool of recycled pasts, nothing changes
_Change starts with the desire to make things better.
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