A digital transformation and blockchain consultant, Mr. Jude Ozinegbe, said that part of the objectives of the National Cyberchain 2022 Conference is to share ideas and knowledge in the technology space.
Ozinegbe, who disclosed in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the fourth National Cyber Channel Conference and National Tour 2022 is scheduled to be held in Abuja this month.
The conference on the theme: “Embracing The Metaverse Economy”, according to him, will bring together people interested in the technological space.
“Cyberchain brings together some of the best minds in the tech space every year and connects them with enthusiasts eager for the knowledge shared by these experts.
“Blockchain developers, founders and investors have also found Cyberchain events to be great for engaging and fostering viable business relationships.
“As technology continues to drive business growth across the globe, it has become imperative for Nigeria to position itself as a contributor to the rapidly growing digital economy,” he said.
The cyber channel, he explained, was born out of the need to ensure that Nigerians are properly sensitized to the many benefits of the digital economy.
“They include creating more jobs for Nigerians, ease of doing business, transparent governance, safe online presence.
“Others are putting Nigeria on the global map by creating world-class projects that contribute to the country’s GDP,” he said.
He said the national conference and tour started in Akure, Ondo state in March while they were held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state in May and July. in Benin, in Edo State.
Ozinegbe said the grand finale of the national tour will be held in Lagos on November 12, adding that industry leaders, such as Chris Ani of DabaTV, Tony Emeka of CryptoTV Plus, Chuta Chimezie of BNUG and Kristian Kruz of Element USA, had to function on it.
“Winners will take home over N1,000,000 and other goodies for their performance in the Ethical Hacking Competition, overseen by Digital Encode Limited.
“Speakers lined up for the conference include Mr. Mohammed Jega, Founder of Domineum Blockchain; Mr. Adedeji Owonibi, founder of Convexity and A&D Forensics; and Mr. William Phelps, Investment Manager at Adaverse,” he said.
The organizers also plan to conclude this year’s event with the largest Blockchain boat cruise in November.
“Celebrities, Founders, Investors, and Top Leaders in the Blockchain Space will have plenty of time to network, dine, and drink wine, while enjoying the lush, ambient view of the Ikoyi/Lekki waters” , did he declare.
Ozinegbe took the opportunity to thank brands such as the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Information Technology Development Agency, for their support of Cyberchain.
Cyberchain is a decentralized, brand-agnostic, people-driven ecosystem that promotes the need for ethical use of cybersecurity and blockchain technology.