The Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) Youth Development Committee is proud to announce that applications are open for the first edition of the quarterly Youth ICT Roundtable. The roundtable will bring together seasoned young ICT enthusiasts and aspiring professionals to discuss and learn about key issues around ICTs, with particular reference to Nigeria. With the theme, Innovation: What Nigerian Youth Should Be Doing, the NIG Youth Development Committee hopes to equip intending ICT professionals.
Twenty young people with passionate interest in ICTs are expected to learn from our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Gabriel Obi (past president of the Computer Professionals’ Registration Council of Nigeria — CPN), and brainstorm on relevant issues defining successful youth participation in ICT issues. The Youth ICT Roundtable holds at 10:30am prompt at the Secretariat of the Nigeria Internet Group on the 18th of October 2006. To attend, you must apply for a seat in advance. Please send your resume and a cover letter (upper limit 250 words, detailing your area of interest in the ICT sector and what Nigeria stands to gain from your involvement) – to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received on or before 16th October 2006.