Tech Events this Week: App Annie Retail Webinar, Digital Youth Summit and Others


Hi guys, trust you had a great weekend. There are several interesting tech events you can attend this week. Most of the events are billed to hold virtually owing to the COVID-19 pandemic but some will hold physically.

To help navigate the large pile of events, we have curated a list of some major tech events holding this week. The events listed below come up between October 12 – 17, 2020.

App Annie Webinar on Retail

On Tuesday, App Annie will be hosting a webinar on the best practices for success in retail. During the webinar, experts from The Very Group and App Annie will share insights on how to drive more users and optimize revenue over the holidays.

You will also learn about trends in mobile commerce for the Holiday Shopping Season, consumer behaviour changes and how to drive more users and increase revenue over the holidays.

Other need to knows like KPIs that matter to help you maximize user engagement, retention and app growth will also be discussed.

The event will host Susan Azari, Mobile App Commercial Lead at The Very Group and Lexi Sydow, Senior Market Insights Manager at App Annie.

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM

You can register for the event using this link.

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Startup South 6

This week, StartupSouth Nigeria will be holding Startup South 6 themed ‘Unlocking the next 60 million – 4IR, Gender Gaps and Hman Capacity Development’.

The event presents a massive learning and networking opportunities for all – individuals and corporate organisations as it will cover the effect and implication of the 4th Industrial Revolution, the wide gender gaps in STEM and human capital development.

It will also provide a fantastic opportunity for companies to connect with the smartest demography in the south-south and south-east region.

Date: Monday, October 26 – Saturday, October 31, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can details on tickets here

Digital Youth Summit

Accountability Lab Nigeria, Restless Dev and Open Gov partnership will be hosting a Digital Youth Summit themed “Ensuring an Accountable and Inclusive Response and Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic with Young People.”

During the summit, youths will discuss inclusion & transparency, youth involvement in decision-making and ideas on using open governance to improve pandemic recovery efforts.

It will also provide young people with the opportunity to connect & engage around the world.

Date: Tuesday, October 27 – Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can register for the Summit here.

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National Stakeholders’ Forum On CAMA ACT 2020

On Tuesday, The Institute of Directors Nigeria, along with Corporate Affairs Commission is hosting a National Stakeholders’ Forum On CAMA ACT 2020
Theme: CAMA Act 2020; Matters Arising and The Way Forward.

Due the controversies generated by the new CAMA law, IoD and CAC will be using the forum to give more clarity and engage with various stakeholders for education and enlightenment on the subject matter.

The event will help facilitate a conversation amongst all stakeholders to have a further review of the Act. It will also facilitate the development of a policy and institutional support framework that promotes the inclusion of all stakeholders on all issues emanating from the signing of the Act.

Other agenda include create further awareness on the expectations and requirements of the Act on all stakeholders.

Date: Tuesday, October 27
Time: 10:00 AM

You can register for the forum here.

Technical Engineering Webinar

This Wednesday, the Engineering Institute of Technology will be hosting a technical webinar on the smart manufacturing perspective on Transitioning from Industry 4.0 to 5.0.

The adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (Industry 4.0) has seen a significant growth in recent years due to the availability of massive computing power, innovations in the data-processing technology and the advent of machine learning algorithms.

Therefore, it is important that engineers understand the systems and processes that contribute to Industry 4.0. and become familiar with the advanced automated mode of technology and innovations on the horizon in Industry 5.0.

During the webinar, EIT’s Deputy Dean, Ms Indumathi V and Dr. Akhlaqur Rahman, EIT’s Course Coordinator Industrial Automation Engineering, will provide an insight into transitioning towards industry 5.0.

Date: Wednesday, October 28
Time: 9:00 AM

You can join the webinar here.

That is all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a great week ahead!

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