Blue Crest University ICT Confab Begins Tomorrow

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A two-day international conference on the development and implementation of government’s pledges and decisions, ICT applications, e-Governance and execution of various development projects will begin tomorrow (Dec. 15-16) in Monrovia.

The Advanced Trends in Information Communications Technology (ICT) and Management conference will provide a national forum for leaders and representatives of government, civil society, industry and academia to exchange ideas, experiences and best practices in the implementation of e-Governance projects.

The forum, which is the second in a series, will take place at the Centennial Pavilion on Ashmun Street in Monrovia. It is organized by Blue Crest College Ghana and Liberia in partnership with the Association of African Universities (AAU) and the West and Central African Research and Educators Networks (WACREN).

The theme of the conference is “ICT for Economic Prosperity, Good Governance, and Development,” and is expected to bring together over 1,000 participants from across West Africa.

On December 13-14, a national forum for leaders and representatives of government, civil society, industry, and academia held discussions where they exchanged ideas, experiences and best practices in the implementation of e-Governance projects.

They discussed the formation of a National Research Educators Networks, which will be spearheaded by AAU and WACREN.

The main conference, which will also be attended by Ministers, government officials, vice chancellors, CEOs, CIOs, researchers, academics and students, will share knowledge and possibilities of using ICT for economic prosperity, good governance, and development.

The conference ends on Dec. 16 with the presentation of technical papers by various authors and researchers.

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