Covenant University is set to prepare Nigeria’s young and potential entrepreneurs for the change that is currently taking place in the global workspace. This March the institution will be hosting a 2-day tech conference to drive knowledge transfer that will help participants find new areas of relevance in the 21st century economy.
Themed “The 4th Industrial Revolution: Future for Businesses, the Work Place and Communities”, the conference will feature high-profile keynote speakers from Google, Andela, BBC, Gridcode, Semicolon, Piggyvest, VR360, Rise Networks, Digitalpassion, Joshfortech, Netmodel Technologies and Covenant University.
According to a press statement from the school, “It’s not going to be all talk as subject-matter experts will handle practical training workshops in smaller groups every day to empower participants with skills on topics like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Drone-tech, 3D printing, BIM 360, Web Authoring and more. You will have an opportunity to learn a valuable skill that can help you stay relevant in years to come, start your journey in a tech career or earn an income for life”.
The statement further added, that “There is an opportunity for students teams from higher institutions to win a handsome cash award and a business training package by pitching an idea or hacking a solution to a need area in any sector of the Nigerian economy using any or a mix of the following Industry 4.0 technologies – Ai, VR, AR, IoT, Data Science, Big Data, and Blockchain. Register now (bit.ly/cuotatechhack) for this competition”.
Over 1000 participants are expected at the conference. These participants range from undergraduates, graduates and startups. Date is March 27th & 28th.
Registration is free. Visit https://cuotatechexpo.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/register/