The largest network of over 100 tech hubs and co-working spaces in Nigeria ISN (Innovation Support Network) is hosting a regional conference in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria on the 20th of March 2020 at Oluaka Institute, Obinze, Owerri, Imo State. The theme of the conference is ‘Building a Regional Framework for Technology, Innovation, and Collaboration’. This event is sponsored by the Ford Foundation.
The ISN South-East Regional Meet up will provide an opportunity for hub leaders of the region to come together to talk about their shared challenges and collaborate on ways they can work with the various stakeholders in their communities to alleviate these problems not just in their states but as a region. The expected outcome of this event is that the regional hub leaders will start convening regularly to share information and strategies that advance regional interests.
The expected number of attendees for this event is 100. This will include participants across government, academia, startups, corporate organizations, and development agencies.
‘The convergence of the Nigeria innovation community in Owerri will ensure that all the important stakeholders in the South East come together to fashion out ways of collectively deepening innovation for the benefit of the Nigerian economy’. – Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata (CFA), Director, Marketing, ISN.
Innovation Support Network (ISN) is a community of Hubs in Nigeria with the goal of promoting collaboration amongst hubs, entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems across Nigeria. For more information visit isnhubs.org.ng.