07 Mar

C4DLab is planning to run its first ever direction-shifting event targeting cloud computing enthusiasts across East Africa.

Going under the banner “East Africa Cloud Summit”, the two-day cloud computing event themed “Building the African Cloud” is slated to take place between April 21 and 22 this  year at Nairobi’s Intercontinental Hotel.

The forum will feature up to 11 prominent personalities on cloud computing across the industry in the East African region who will take the participants through pertinent cloud computing issues including policy and regulatory environment of cloud services, status of adoption of cloud services, constraints to adoption of cloud services, sectoral case studies of cloud deployment in East Africa, among others.

Among the keynote speakers is expected to be the current ICT Permanent Secretary Engineer Victor Kyalo, Kunle Awosika, Microsoft Kenya Country Manager, Phares Kariuki, Angani Ltd founder and chief executive, among others.

The function, expected to kick off in  the morning, will entail, among other sessions, exhibitions, panel discussions as well as paper presentations and case studies.

The targeted participants include ICT policy makers, company chief executives, cloud service providers, researchers in the field, and cloud computing lovers.

Interested persons can register, submit relevant papers as well sponsorships from the event’s website (eacloudsummit.com).







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