Nigeria Computer Society to Highlight Security Innovation at 2016 National Conference

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) will hold its 2016 National Conference from 27-29 July 2016 in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory and seat of the Federal Government.

Nigeria’s largest and most important Information Technology conference, the NCS National Conference will take the theme, “Information Technology for National Safety and Security”.

Chairman of the NCS Conferences Committee, Jide Awe, said the event will provide a valuable opportunity for Nigerian and international ICT professionals and practitioners both to update their knowledge in this critical field and to network with other technologists as well as key stakeholders and policymakers with an interest in ICT.

The sub-themes of the 2016 Conference are:

  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)

“In placing IT in Security and Safety high on the agenda, the NCS is organising the 2016 conference to address National Security Innovation,” said Mr Awe. “The conference will feature up to date and deep insights into the broad and varied issues in the use of IT in National Security, including the Largest Public Sector ICT Showcase in Nigeria,” he said.

The event will also include roundtable discussions, special ICT Exhibitions and high level participation by Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, along with demonstrations by industry experts of tools and techniques that deliver a competitive edge in National Security Innovation.

The NCS has released a Call for Papers and invites noted local and international experts to submit full papers in English on original work for publication and presentation at the NCS 26th National Conference. The deadline for submissions is 26 February 2016, with all applications to be peer reviewed before acceptance.


For more information, contact:

Jide Awe

Chairman, Conferences Committee

Tel: +234-8033298318