The Big DATA SUMMIT  Live right now at the time of this report.  It is an event put together by Data Science Nigeria.

VENUE: Oriental Hotel,Victoria Island,Lagos.

CONVENER: Bayo Adekanmbi.

Key highlights of the event is below and subject to changes

Time Activity Key resources
8:30-9:00 Arrival & Registration
Big data product demo (Microsoft suites)
Microsoft demo
9:15-9:30 Welcome Address: Data Science and Digital revolution- Nigeria’s readiness road map Bayo Adekanmbi,
Convener, Data Science Nigeria
9:30-10:00am Key note: Data is the New Oil Dr Yemi Kale,
Statistician General of the Federation
10:00-10:10 Big Data quiz and wins  1 Interswitch
10:10-10:30 What does a CEO want from Data Science? Uzoma Dozie,
CEO Diamond Bank
10:30-11:00 Industry Perspective:
Practical Applications of Data and Analytics in Business and Government
Olumide Olayinka
Partner and Head, Risk Consulting , Innovation and Data Analytics, KPMG
11:00-11:45 Panel Discussion 1: How to build the Nigeria Big Data for Economic Development roadmap. Leading experts across consulting, business and academic space
11:45-12:00 Big Data quiz and wins  2 Interswitch
12:00-12:35 Panel Discussion 2: Exploring the machine learning/data science ecosystem – local success stories Leading hands-on experts across consulting, business and academic space
12:35 – 12:50 Winning with Microsoft Azure Microsoft
12:50-1:30 Big Data and practical business applications: case study of Zenvus precision farming using big data Dr Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Chairman, Famiscro Group and inventor of Zenvus Precision/Intelligent Farming and author of Innovation Sankofa
1:30-1:40 Data Science Nigeria Update
1:45 Vote of thanks and quick menu

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