Projecting The Future
Projecting The Future

The Ministry of Communications together with AB2020, will jointly host the Maiden Tech in Ghana Conference at the Accra Digital Centre in November, 2017.

The Conference is aimed to bring together some of the think tanks, key industry players and influencers in the public and private sectors to engage, collaborate and encourage the development of Ghana’s technological ecosystem.

This was followed by a statement by the Ministry of Communications indicating that, the success of the first conference held in London in February 2017, has paved the way for the maiden edition of the Tech in Ghana conference to be held in Accra come November 21-22, 2017.

The statement also States that, the Conference would showcase groundbreaking local innovations and provide a platform to highlight, discuss and stimulate the growth of Ghana’s digital development, world-class technological potentials clients, investors and as well as to provide a platform for dialogue between government and industrial players to promote growth.

“The Ministry of Communications is proud to host the first Tech in Ghana Conference in Accra,” The Communications, Minister Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful said.

She added that “As the Ministry drives forward the Government’s ‘Digital Ghana’ agenda to revolutionise public service delivery, we want to engage with stakeholders from across the vibrant Ghana tech ecosystem and explore how we can work together collectively in making Ghana a leading tech hub in the Sub-region.”

According to the statement, Tech in Ghana would take a glimpse into how technology was shaping traditional industries such as banking, agriculture, health and education and how players in the start-up ecosystem were disrupting norms and building local solutions, and how policymakers and regulators are responding to the emerging Fintech landscape.

The Tech in Ghana programme would also open wide for all to see what happens inside Ghana’s tech hubs, give insight into who is investing in Ghana tech, and highlight the initiatives and resources that are available to support tech businesses and young people with interest in digital entrepreneurship.

Some of the confirmed and invited partners includes the National Communications Authority, Uber Ghana, Farmerline, Vodafone Ghana, National Information Technology Agency, IPMC, and Tech and Business Hubs Network.

Others are Accion, Ghana Investment for Electronic Communications, Ericsson, Facebook, Google Ghana, J Initiative, OMG Digital and Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications.

The statement urged interested persons and the public to find out more on www.TechInGhanaConference.com

By:Newsghana.com.gh

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