Technext, a tech media organization, has announced its first-ever regulation event, which is going to be called the GAT Summit (Government and Tech Summit) 2022. On Thursday, July 28, 2022, is when it is scheduled to take place. The event is slated to be the largest gathering of government policymakers, political influencers, tech industry players, and enthusiasts in Africa, with a proposed physical audience of at least 1,500 and a virtual attendance of at least 3,000. Virtual attendees are expected to include at least 3,000 people.
Participants from the African tech ecosystem will have the opportunity to speak with government stakeholders about current issues that are affecting the tech industry during the one-day event. In the future, the GAT Summit will be an annual event at which participants from the technology industry will have the chance to engage in frank conversation with policymakers from all over Africa regarding the effect that regulations have on their respective industries and to propose solutions that will stimulate economic expansion.
Financial technology (also known as "Fintech"), media regulation, and technology for governance are the three sub-sectors of the ecosystem that are expected to be the focus of the discussions that registered delegates can look forward to ( Govtech). The well-known host of Rufai Oseni on Arise TV will serve as the moderator for the panel discussion.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu, will deliver the keynote address. Also in attendance will be representatives from the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, the Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), and the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Other individuals who have agreed to speak at the event include Yomi Adedeji, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of Softcom Limited; Oluwemimo J. Osanipin, Chief Operating Officer of JET Motors; Bukola Olutayo, Managing Director of Stellas Bank; Hanu Agbodje, Founder and CEO of Patricia; and Oluwemimo Agbodje.
Ripples Nigeria, an African multimedia online news platform, Technext, one of Africa's leading tech-driven media platforms, and the Voice of the People 90.3FM, a people-focused talk radio based in Lagos, have collaborated to put on this year's event. Technext is one of the leading tech-driven media platforms in Africa.
The GAT Summit will be a combination of different types of events (a combination of physical and virtual participation). Therefore, Africans from any part of the world who are interested will be able to participate.
The GAT Summit event will also provide a visible platform for key players in the technology ecosystem across Africa to reach an audience of young, enthusiastic, and ready Africans all in one place. This audience will be gathered at the GAT Summit.
The event will not require any payment to participate or attend. To attend, please register and obtain your ticket from this page.