National Conference 2016



Security is one of the most critical issues in Nigeria. In the 21st century, nations invest in Information Technology as the key enabler for National Security. The 26th National Conference will provide a multi-stakeholder forum to examine pertinent considerations in achieving IT enabled Security to advance and achieve Sustainable Development. Engagement opportunities will be explored during the Conference to present and develop effective strategies, creative approaches and practical solutions. The Conference intends to bring together academics, innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs, IT practitioners, policy makers in government and business people.

Theme: Information Technology for National Safety and Security

Sub themes:

  1. National Database – Integral to National Security
  2. Information Technology and the National Security Strategy
  3. Universal Broadband Access – the Security Imperative
  4. Information Technology as an Indispensable Security Tool – Terrorism in Focus
  5. Smart Governance and Anti-Corruption through Information Technology
  6. National Security Dimension of Youth Innovation and Software Development
  7. Cybercrime, Cyberwarfare and CyberSecurity
  8. Digital Human Capital Requirements in the 21st Century
  9. Social, Mobile, Analytics (Big Data) and Cloud Computing (SMAC)


Conference 2016 Downloads:

Plenary Sessions 1&2 (Day 1: July 19, 2016)
  • Professor Mike Hinchey – President-Elect, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)  || Keynote:  Enhancing National Security using Software Systems
  • Aliyu A. Aziz – DG, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) || Topic: Identity Management and National Database: Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions
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