Saturday, August 13, 2022

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Stimulating the Development of Indigenous Content through Innovation & Commercialization

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1st - 2nd August, 2022

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About NTICE 2022

The Nigeria Office for Developing the Indigenous Telecom Sector (NODITS), established under the auspices of Section 1(d-f) of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003, is hosting the maiden edition of the Nigerian Telecommunications Indigenous Content Expo (NTICE) 2022 to promote the four focus areas of the NPPIC which are Manufacturing, Service and Software, People, Research and Development for innovation in line with the Presidential Mandate to diversify the economy.

NTICE 2022 is themed: "Stimulating the Development of Indigenous Content through Innovation & Commercialization" scheduled for 1st - 2nd August 2022 at Landmark Centre, Victoria Island – Lagos.

The event is focused on bringing together all stakeholders in the communications value chain and serve as a platform where practicable ideas and solutions can be birthed for the purpose of stimulating demand and supply of indigenous solutions, technologies, capacity building, amongst others. It will also support the development of new businesses and partnerships to benefit indigenous content in the telecoms value chain, while enabling networking with various industry professionals. It shall be an event where all categories of stakeholders shall converge to discuss ideas and solutions as well as showcase their indigenous products and services.

NCC is presenting the opportunity and inviting indigenous operators, manufacturers, regulators, government agencies, policy makers, innovators, influencers, industry leaders, startups, academia and global experts to an exhibition to showcase their products and services, innovative solutions and new technologies, etc. Registration for participation is mandatory for all attendees.

  • His Excellency
    Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR

    President,
    Commander in Chief
    of the Armed Forces,
    Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • His Excellency
    Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

    Executive Governor
    Lagos State
  • The Honourable
    Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FNCS, FBCS, FIIM

    Minister
    Communications & Digital Economy
    Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Professor
    Adeolu Akande Esq.

    Chairman
    Board of Commissioners
    Nigerian Communications Commission
  • Professor
    Umar Garba Danbatta FAEng, FNSE, FIEEE, FRAES

    Executive Vice Chairman / CEO
    Nigerian Communications Commission

 

Why Exhibit @ NTICE 2022 ?

NTICE 2022 projects you to target audience, it is a perfect platform to showcase your brand products and services, innovative solutions and new technologies, new businesses promotion and partnership opportunities, investors, manufacturers,  policy and regulatory frameworks and social media) exposure, and, overall, draw attention to your business.

Exhibition stands have been categorized into Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and empty space respectively, however due to the limited number of spaces, NCC is inviting interested companies, service providers, industry bodies, manufacturers, innovators, Government Agencies, to indicate participation in the exhibition by sending their Expression of Interest (EoI) to: or . EOI must be sent before 12:00 noon on Friday, 29th July, 2022.

Sign up for a booth at the NTICE 2022 by filling out the form:

Please note that booths can only be reserved once payment is received. Also, remember to forward evidence of payment to for allocation of exhibition spaces.

 

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Registration Form

Register here to attend the Nigerian Telecommunications Indigenous Content Expo (NTICE) 2022.

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Timetable

DAY 1: August 1, 2022
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OPENING CEREMONY
9:00am – 11:00am Registration , Networking & Tea Break All Participants
11:00am – 1:30pm Innovation Pitch
  1. Boyen Inc - Keyboard Africa.com – 20mins
  2. Clearflow - 20 mins
  3. Enextgen - 20mins
1.30pm National Anthem All Participants
1:35pm Welcome Address/NODITS Presentation NODITS Team Lead, Engr. Babagana Digima
1.40pm Industry Address Mr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman- ALTON
1.45pm Opening Keynote Address Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman – Nigerian Communications Commission.
2:00pm Ministerial Address Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, Honorable Minister of Communications & Digital Economy
2:05pm Governor’s Remark and Official Expo Opening His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor of Lagos State
2:10pm Group Photo All Participant
2:15pm Inspection of Exhibition Led by His Excellency Executive Governor of Lagos State & The Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy.
2:35pm Company Pitch/App Launch AM CHAT
PANEL SESSION 1
2:50pm Topic: Creating an Enabling Environment for Capacity Development in the Indigenous Telecom Sector. The Session will focus on:
  1. Identified skill gaps in the industry
  2. The challenges indigenous companies face in conducting business in Nigeria
  3. Exploring the field of research and development
  4. Making indigenous companies competitive
Moderator: Mr. Femi Kalejaiye, Opolo Global Innovation

Panelists:

  1. Mr. Mohammed Rudman, CEO – IXPN
  2. Prof. Mohammed Ajiya, FHEA, MNSE, President – Digital Bridge Institute (DBI)
  3. Mr. Omobayo Azeez, Publisher Business Metrics Nigeria & Convener, Policy Implementation Assisted Forum.
  4. Mr. Ojikutu Adeniyi Ahmed, President- Computer and Allied Product Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN)
  5. Mr. Elochukwu Umeh, CEO- Terragon Group Limited
  6. Prof. Francis Idachaba, CEO – Clearflow Systems & Grant Awardee of NCC
PANEL SESSION 2
3:45pm Topic: Deepening Indigenous Content in the Telecommunications Sector through an effective Regulatory Framework. This Session will focus on:
  • Examining the provisions of the NCA 2003 and the adequacy or sufficiency with respect to indigenous content, innovation and research and developmental provisions (Legislation, Regulations, contracts, Bidding processes)
    1. Any other legal instrument
    2. Any subsidiary legislation
    3. The policy document (NPPIC)
    4. Positioning NODITS
Moderator: Mr. Tony Ojobo. Former Director of Public Affairs - NCC

Panelists:

  1. Mr. Otu Etuk, Principal Partner of Sceptre Law – Head of ICT Law & Regulations Desk.
  2. Senator Oluremi Tinubu, Chariman Senate Committee on Communication.
  3. Hon. Akeem Adeyemi, Chairman House Committee on Communication.
  4. Ms. Josephine Amuwa, Director Legal & Regulatory Services – NCC
  5. Mr. Ayoola Oke, Telecommunications Lawyer
4:15pm LUNCH/REFRESHMENT/NETWORKING

 

DAY 2: August 2, 2022
9:30am Arrival of Guest/ Registration All Participants
10:00am National Anthem All Participants
10:05am Welcome Remarks/Recap of Day 1 Frank Oli - NODITS
10:45am Tea Break All Participants
PANEL SESSION 1
11:15am Topic: Government Agencies’ Collaboration in promoting Indigenous Content. This Session will focus on:
  1. Optimizing the benefits of existing telecoms infrastructure to expand market opportunities.
  2. Access to opportunities by entrepreneurs in the various initiatives launched by government.
  3. Creating an enabling environment to drive indigenous content development.
  4. Synergy among MDAs to reduce systematic bottlenecks and multi-taxation to achieve the objective of indigenous content development.
  5. Steps to optimize and encourage indigenous consideration in contract processes in the sector
  6. Partnering to unlock more opportunities
Moderator: Chidi Princewill Ajuzie. COO, WTES Projects Limited

Panelists:

  1. Engr. Babagana Digima, Team Lead – NODITS
  2. Mr. Inuwa Kashifu Abdullahi, Director-General - NITDA
  3. Hajiya Saratu Umar, Executive Secretary – Nigerian Investment Promotion Council.
  4. Mr. Shola Taylor, Former Secretary-General of CTO & CEO Tetconsult.
12:00pm Topic: Funding Opportunities to Facilitate the Development of the Indigenous Telecom Sector. This Session will focus on:
  1. The funding opportunities available for the sector.
  2. The availability of foreign collaboration opportunities.
  3. The incentives available for entrepreneurs.
  4. The possible incentives available for the Sector.
Moderator: Mrs. Yetunde Akinloye, Director Policy Competition and Economic Analysis - NCC

Panelists:

  1. Prof. Pat Utomi, Expert Political Economist
  2. Dr. Coker
  3. Abibat Dunmoye , Head of Engineering , Enextgen Wireless Limited
  4. Representative of GIZ
PITCH SESSION 1
12:25pm COMPANY PITCH
  1. Tronix Lab – 20mins
  2. Innovia Lab – 20mins
  3. Infratel Africa – 20mins
1:25pm LUNCH/VISIT TO EXHIBITION STANDS
PITCH SESSION 2
2:00pm Open Pitch For Innovators/Manufacturers/Startups/Indigenous Solution Providers
2:30pm Closing Remarks / Vote of Thanks Team Lead NODITS
2:35pm Exhibition and Networking

 

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About NODITS

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is the Federal Government agency responsible for regulating the communications industry in Nigeria. As a commitment to its mandate as stipulated in the Nigerian Communications Act 2003, Section 1(d-f), the Nigeria Office for Developing the Indigenous Telecom Sector (NODITS) was established in July 2021, to vigorously pursue the implementation of the National Policy on the Promotion and Implementation of Indigenous Contents in the Telecommunications Sector (NPPIC) and to project the achievements of indigenous contents by government for the sector, amongst others.

To achieve these laudable objectives, NODITS targets to drive an all-inclusive participation of stakeholders and identify challenges and opportunities for strategic planning and enhanced performance.

 

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