Key players in the ICT sector will be convening in Nairobi for the Kenya IT Week, slated to take place on 2nd to 5th of September this year.
The 3 day conference is hosted by the Kenya ICT Board in partnership with KITOS and international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic. The Event will comprise of two summits, the 2nd Annual East Africa Outsourcing Summit and the 3rd Annual IT Leaders East Africa summit.
The event will attract researchers, academicians and policy makers in the ICT sector, acting as a platform for both existing and potential players in the outsourcing space in East Africa to network and gain insight from the major outsourcing regions.
“Kenya is confident of its position within the IT industry and has revealed its intention to become the information and communication technology, and business process outsourcing hub of choice for Africa by 2030,” said the Kenya ICT Board.
The ICT body also said that the event is aimed at boosting the Kenya Vision 2030 of maintaining a sustained economic growth rate of 10 per cent per annum from 2012, with a focus on macroeconomic stability, infrastructural development; science, technology and innovation (STI), land reforms, human resource development, and security and public sector reforms.
Key on the agenda will be to explore the alignment of people, process and technology; offering insight into the solutions available to contact centres today, assisting companies in the negotiations and selecting the tools best suited to their needs.