By Host, Jim Ovia, Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc
Topic: Catalysing Disruptive Innovation through Youth Empowerment
Quantum computing will change the way we live or think Google said that its groundbreaking Sycamore superconducting quantum chip had taken just 200 seconds to complete a task that the world’s most powerful computer would need 10,000 years to finish. “With this breakthrough we’re now one step closer to applying quantum computing to – for example – design more efficient batteries, create fertiliser using less energy, and figure out what molecules might make effective medicines,” – Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai
Think about a world in which not just people but all things are connected: cars to the roads they are on; doctors to the personal medical devices of their patients; augmented reality available to help people shop and learn and explore wherever they are. This requires a massive increase in the level of connectivity. 5G will impact every industry – from mobile phones to healthcare, autos, banking, manufacturing, distribution. It is as revolutionary as electricity and will impact the entire ecosystem, economies and societies – https://www.weforum.org/agend/2018
“Blockchains are a fascinating new technology. They enable fully decentralized databases, resistant to censorship and potentially allowing for system adoption in critical applications like money and identity”- Michael Siliski
“Everything we love about civilization is a product of intelligence, so amplifying our human intelligence with artificial intelligence has the potential of helping civilization flourish like never before – as long as we manage to keep the technology beneficial.” Max Tegmark, President of the Future of Life Institute
“Due to the increasing presence of the digital world in our lives, it is not surprising that the majority of crucial information about ourselves and companies are stored online and protected by a series of multi-digit passwords, fingerprints or similar. However, the sad truth is that it just needs one talented hacker and a few seconds to make all these security precautions meaningless and access every single
piece of information” -www.welovesalt.com
Our Panelists will help us understand how to deal with our increasing vulnerability in the digital space.
“Data monetization positively impacts both the bottom-line and top-line of a business: intelligent data monetization will help organizations drive disruptive changes that will directly benefit the organization and its customers by enabling unique services and products while reducing unnecessary costs” – www.taival.com
SuperSession 1: Innovation in the Fintech Space (by Team Flutterwave)
Team Flutterwave is one of the most innovative Fintechs in Nigeria, with a large array of products in this space. Join them to learn more about how to innovate in the Fintech and the opportunities and regulations to consider.
SuperSession 2: Data Analytics (by Team Oracle)
Data Analytics is fundamental to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. With the rapid adoption of AI in all things, we will be diving deeper into this subject. At this interactive session, you will learn what data analytics is and to build your own AI or how to work with AI.
SuperSession 3: Augmented Reality and E-Commerce (by Team Heytaylor.com – Jason Muloongo)
The next phase of E-commerce is experiential and it is still virtual. Join the experts who are bringing the virtual world into your living rooms and learn more about this incredible world that is just beginning to blossom
SuperSession 4: The Start Up journey– how to innovate successful companies (by Team Founder Five – Birame Sock)
Founder Five is a start-up incubation hub in the U.S.A and was founded by the Founder of the famous Shazam Music listening app. Following the sale of her Shazam Startup, Birame founded an incubation hub to help other start ups.
Now more than ever before, there is greater access to financing for Technology in Nigeria – From the CBN’s CIFI initiatives to direct lending and equity financing. He will shed some light on how to access funding for our passions