The Africa Internet Summit (AIS) is an annual, regional, multi-stakeholder ICT conference. It is the pinnacle educational and business ICT event in Africa where key players in the Internet industry can interact with the global Internet community. Launched in The Gambia in 2012, the Summit consists of seminars, workshops, tutorials, conference sessions, birds-of-a-feather (BOFs), and other forums for sharing ICT knowledge within the African region.
The Summit aims to bring the ICT business and technical community in Africa together under one roof to discuss ICT issues and challenges.
The African Internet community, drawn from academia, public and private sectors, technical organisations, governmental institutions and civil society, interact on Internet issues and Internet development in general. Audience benefits from various panels of international experts who deliver insightful knowledge on ICT technologies.
The range of topics spans mobile networking, applications, cybersecurity, cyber laws, Internet governance, ICT for development, research, civil and information society issues, and African ICT success stories.
It is an open platform for everyone, a networking opportunity for all, including business and technical leaders; the Africa Internet Summit is the place for sharing knowledge and networking within the Africa ICT community.
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: 29th April to 4th May 2018
: Dakar, Senegal
2018 Annual General Meeting
Date: 30th April 2018
Venue: NiRA Office Complex, Lagos
The NiRA 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will hold at 11:00am on Monday 30th April 2018 at the NiRA Office Complex. We are ready to host NiRA Members, stakeholders and observers at the AGM, to give account of the stewardship of the NiRA Executive Board of Directors for the year 2017 and present the NiRA strategic business thrust for the year 2018.
Resellers Entrepreneurship Programme
Date: Friday 16th May 2018
Venue: NiRA Office Complex, Lagos
On Wednesday, the 16th
of May 2018, NiRA will be conducting another Entrepreneurship Program to educate the General Public on how to become a .ng domain name reseller. The Reseller Entrepreneurship Program is aimed at developing and training entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs about the Domain Name Industry. The training will also provide insight into the vast opportunities that exist within the Domain Name Industry. This training is conducted free annually and attendance is open to all.
The benefit of this training to the youth includes how to start and grow businesses within the Domain Name Industry with minimum capital; how to run an online business and tap from the vast opportunities in cyberspace. The training will create unique opportunities for participants to network with professionals within the Domain Name Industry.
Some NiRA Accredited Registrars would be available to enlighten participants on the nitty-gritty of Registering/selling domain names. They will also discuss the various aspects of the reseller business.
This workshop is open to all NiRA members and the General Public. The Registration for the training is open. You can register via the registration link www.nira.org.ng/academy/resellregister
Date: 25th to 28th June 2018
Venue: Panama City
6th Africa DNS Forum
Date: 3rd to 5th July 2018
Venue: Cotonou, Benin
Date: 7th July 2018
Venue: Ikeja, Lagos
NiRA would host the 2018 .ng Awards on the 6th July 2018 in Lagos. The nominations are still ongoing till Monday 30th
April 2018. The voting for nominated candidates would commence in a couple of weeks after the closing of the nominations. We encourage all to participate in all the activities.