Here is the agenda for Techpoint Inspired 2018

by | May 22, 2018

In exactly one week from today, on the 29th of May, 2018, over 5000 tech experts and enthusiasts will gather at The Pistis Conference Centre for Techpoint Inspired 2018.

If you are yet to get on board, you can still register for free here or get a VIP ticket. Meanwhile, to get everyone prepped, below is the agenda for the day.

Programme Schedule for Techpoint Inspired

  • 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM — Registration & Accreditation
  • 9:00 AM – 9:05 AM — National Anthem (Orchestra)
  • 9:10 AM – 9:20 AM — Welcome Address by Adewale Yusuf (CEO, Techpoint.ng)

09:20 AM – 09:36 AM — The future of Robotics & IoT (Internet of Things) in Africa

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[Panel Session] 09:40 AM – 10:20 AM — Smart Work: The future of work in Nigeria?

  • Moderator: Oluwabunmi  Akinyemi (Talent/Project Manager, Techpoint.ng)
  • Panellists:
    • Oluwaseyi Oyesainu (Talent Manager, Ecobank)
    • Olufunbi Falaye (Partner, Passion Incubator)
    • Prosper Otemuyiwa (Tech Freelancer/ Evangelist, forLoop Africa)
    • Blessing Obehi Ayemhere (Founder, Proville)

10:25 AM – 10:35 AM — Hyperloop: The rLoop journey

  • Speaker: Oyinlola Oluwatobi (Embedded Systems Engineer at rLoop)

10:35 AM – 11 AM — Creating a sustainable future 

  • Speaker: Rolayo Akhigbe, Divisional Head, Transaction Banking, FCMB

[Panel Session] 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM — The consumer, the bank, and Fintech

  • Moderator: Tosin Olaseinde (Money Africa)
  • Panellists:
    • Tosin Eniolorunda (CEO/Founder, TeamApt)
    • Adebanjo Omokehinde (Country Manager, MasterCard)
    • Adedeji Olowe (Founder, Open Banking)
    • Julius Wanyaga (Head, Digital Banking Transformation, FCMB )
    • Deji Oguntunade (Divisional Head For FinTech & Innovation, GTBank)

11:40 AM – 11:56 AM — Driving STEM through indigenous languages  

11:56 AM to 12:12 PM — The future of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain in Nigeria

  • Speaker: Emeka Okoye (CEO, Cymantiks Nigeria Limited)

12:12 PM – 12:40 PM — Break time

12:40 PM – 12:45 PM — Orchestral performance by Blessing Oghota (Never enough)

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12:45 PM – 01:11 PM — Thinking Differently: Ideas Create Future (with Q&A)

  • Speaker: Dr. Richard Ikiebe (Faculty member, School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University)

01:12 PM – 01:32 PM — The past and Future of transportation in Nigeria (with Q&A)

01:32 PM – 01:58 PM — How artificial intelligence is revolutionising marketing 

  • Speaker: Avadhoot Revankar (CTO, Netcore)

02:17 PM – 02:57 PM — Policy frameworks towards sustainable local technology: What should the government be doing?

  • Moderator: Muyiwa Matuluko, Co-Founder /Editor -In- Chief, Techpoint.ng
  • Panelists:
    • Gbenga Sesan (Executive Director,  Paradigm Initiative Nigeria)
    • Seun Onigbinde (Lead Partner, BudgIT)
    • Emeka Okoye (CEO, Cymantik)
    • Lanre Marcaully (Cyber-security Expert and founder, Bondcrew Group)

03:00 PM – 03:26 PM — Building an African technology ecosystem 

03:16 PM – 04:00 PM — Solving Infrastructure challenges for innovation in Nigeria

  • Moderator: Victor Ekwealor (Senior Editor, Techpoint.ng)
  • Panellists:
    • 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)

04:00 PM – 04:26 PM — The Next Billion Users (with Q&A)

  • Speaker: Juliet Ehimuan, Google Country Director

04:35 PM – 04:40 PM — Demo by Quadron Studios 

04:40 – 04:50 — Product launch/ Techpoint announcements/Vote of thanks 

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On January 22, 2022, be part of the largest gathering of innovators, startup founders, thinkers, programmers, policymakers, and investors in West Africa. Register free.

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