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Awards and Research Key Domains

Internet Connected Applications and Services

  • Corporate Web, Mobile Apps, Social Media100%
  • E-Service and E-Commerce100%
  • Financial Inclussion and Digital Financial Services100%
  • Cybersecurity100%

 

Roles That We Serve

Corporate Executives, Marketing Professionals, Digital and Technology Professionals

The Digitals: Speakers Topics

Maximising the Digital Dividend: Opportunities and Challenges

Web, Mobile, Social

Web, Mobile, Social

Though we do get excited about inventive interfaces, it’s not all bright and shiny apps. From extending the reach of legacy apps to cashing in on mCommerce, we should deliver web, mobile and social solutions that are invaluable to Africa.

E-Services

E-Services

 The  e-service challenges remain such as low penetration of ICT; Fraud on the internet space, Privacy due the emergence of various types of spyware and security holes. How do we optimize the e-services delivery will addressing the challenges.

Digital Financial Services

Digital Financial Services

Defining the relationship between mobile money and ecommerce including the mobile international transfer and remittance market with web tools. New services within MFS beyond the mobile wallet.

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

The ongoing development and growth of cloud and its vast benefits are limited by challenges and inconsistencies that exist in its current state. Concerns about the data security and the efficiency and effectiveness of cloud services are a result of these challenges.

Big Data

Big Data

We can live with many of the uncertainties of big data for now, with the hope that its benefits will outweigh its harms, but we shouldn't blind ourselves to the possible irreversibility of changes—whether good or bad—to society.

CyberSecurity

CyberSecurity

Value continues to migrate online, and digital data have become more pervasive. Why are some properties experiencing more online attacks per hour than they did in a month just a few years ago? In the digital era, one’s identity can quickly be adopted by someone else.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba

Keynote Speaker

Vice Chancellor of Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU)

Dr. Frederick Wamala (Phd)

Keynote Speaker

Managing Consultant - Security at IBM Security Services

Hon. Vincent W. Bagiire

Keynote Speaker

Chairperson of Uganda Parliament Committee on ICT

Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile

Chief Guest

Governor of Bank of Uganda, the central bank of Uganda.

Awards Jury and Research Team

The Awards Jury and Research Panel comprise people with extensive knowledge and experience in ICT roles such as entrepreneurs, innovators, academic, consultants, policy makers and thought-leaders.

Hon. Vincent W. Bagiire

Hon. Vincent W. Bagiire

 Honorable Member of Uganda Parliament representing Bunya County West.  Chairperson of Uganda Parliament Committee on ICT 

Prof. Jacques Tiberghien (Ph.D)

Prof. Jacques Tiberghien (Ph.D)

Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel Department of Electronics and Informatics

Mr. Peter Kahiigi

Mr. Peter Kahiigi

 Director Information Security NITA Uganda. Responsible for nationwide planning, development, coordination, management, continuous monitoring and assurance of National Information Security

Miss Maseena Ziegler

Miss Maseena Ziegler

 Forbes Journalist for entrepreneurship and Leadership subjects. Book Writer and Entrepreneur.  One of the Young Global Leaders (World Economic Forum).  

Mr. Paul Bagyenda

Mr. Paul Bagyenda

 Co-Founder Digital Solutions and Chief Technologist. Involved in major ICT systems deployments in East Africa including for Web, Mobile Applications and Information Systems.  

Mr. Torach Julius

Mr. Torach Julius

 Director E-Government NITA Uganda. A member of several high-level Government of Uganda and Regional ICT Teams

Mr. Raja Manohar

Mr. Raja Manohar

 CEO at Hexolabs | Young Global Leaders Forum Member - World Economic Forum | TED Fellow | Fellow at National Internet Exchange of India 

Dr. Engineer Bainomugisha (Ph.D)

Dr. Engineer Bainomugisha (Ph.D)

Head of Computer Science Department, School of Computing & IT - Makerere University, Uganda 

Dr. Ahmed Ewais (Ph.D)

Dr. Ahmed Ewais (Ph.D)

PhD Researcher at the Web & Information Systems Engineering WISE Lab at the  Computer Science Department of the Faculty of Science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium 

Mr. Bright Simons

Mr. Bright Simons

Bright Simons is a Ghanaian social innovator, entrepreneur, writer, a researcher and is the President of the mPedigree Network, an organization that is noted for its work against counterfeit medicines 

 Mr. Earl Martin Valencia

Mr. Earl Martin Valencia

President and co-founder of IdeaSpace Foundation, a nonprofit incubator that aims to promote economic development through technology and entrepreneurship based in Philippines 

 Mrs. Rina Gee Kupferschmid-Rojas

Mrs. Rina Gee Kupferschmid-Rojas

CEO of ESG Analytics. A member of the Private Equity Working Group of the United Nations. One of the Young Global Leaders (World Economic Forum).  

Miss Marie-Paule Uwase

Miss Marie-Paule Uwase

Ph.D Candidate, ULB, Brussels; Assistant Lecturer National University of Rwanda

Mr Vinayak Garg

Mr Vinayak Garg

CEO & Founder at ZestMD Inc. New Delhi Area, India

Mr. Björn Puype

Mr. Björn Puype

Software Developer at Ypto Brussels Area, Belgium

Mr. Markland Murphy

Mr. Markland Murphy

Research and Outreach Coordinator at College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Kingston Jamaica

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Standard Table
UGX 2M /table
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Branded Table
UGX 3M /table
  • 8 People
Research Report
UGX 4M /Report
  • Two Report Copies

 

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