Tech Event this Week: African Smartphone Film Festival, Bloomberg Tech Summit and other

Hi guys, It’s Monday again, and it’s a new opportunity to learn and explore in the world of Tech.

To kickstart the week, we have curated a mixture of interesting virtual and physical events you can attend across the tech space. The events come up between December 13 – December  18, 2021.

Summit on Innovation and Tech Law 3.0

The Innovation and Technology Lawyers Network is hosting the third edition of its annual Innovation and Tech Law Summit.

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The theme for this year’s summit, which will be held at the Commerce House in Victoria Island, is “Sustaining the Digital Economy” and the discussions will focus on Fintech, Data Protection/Cybersecurity, and Legaltech.

The annual summit brings together lawyers, regulators, start-ups and tech enthusiasts to discuss important topics in the legal, regulatory and technology space.

At the first panel session, Mr. Niyi Ajao (Deputy Managing Director, NIBSS); Mrs. Irene Robinson (Head of Legal, Nigerian Exchange Group (formerly Nigerian Stock Exchange); and Adedoyin Afun (Partner at Bloomfield LP) will speak on “Fintech Innovation and Regulation – Getting the Right Balance.”

This free event is open to all and aims at bridging technology and law.

Date: December 13, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM WAT
Venue: Commerce House, 1 Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

African Smartphone International Film Festival

Lagos will host the fifth annual African Smartphone International Film Festival (ASIFF-2021) this week.

African Smartphone International Film Festival

The event, which has the theme “Digital Space-A Promised Land to Indie-filmers”, will take place from December 15-20 2021.
The African Smartphone International Film Festival, (ASIFF), provides emerging and professional filmmakers with an international platform that showcases ideas, talents and creativity regardless of their budget, industry connections, or product quality.

The festival presents the best of short films and documentaries to local and international audiences.

The 160-film lineup for this year’s festival features films from 160 different categories that were created by filmmakers and producers from more than 50 nations using mobile devices.

The festival will offer a rich program and industry events for both participants and attendees. These include workshops, masterclasses. the panel session, special presentations, and a ceremony to award the winners.

Date: December 15, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM WAT
Venue: virtual


Bloomberg Technology Summit

Bloomberg 2021 Technology Summit will be held this week under the theme “Pandemic Powers – Tech’s Opportunities & Challenges.”

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Bloomberg Technology Summit

Bloomberg Technology Summit
Bloomberg 2021 Technology Summit will be held this week under the theme “Pandemic Powers – Tech’s Opportunities & Challenges.”

Virtually, the event will explore the pandemic landscape in a new and unusual way, full of hidden opportunities and pitfalls.

This summit provides valuable experience for enterprise technology executives. It includes mainstage discussions, innovative presentations, and more.

It also offers unique networking opportunities throughout each day. These include small-group discussions on shared interests, creative lounge areas for informal conversations, and private meetings.

Bloomberg Summit will bring together the global expertise of the biggest newsroom with the vast data and analytical power of renowned moderators and speakers to create compelling news-making conversations.

Christian Angermayer is the founder of Apeiron Investment Group. Joe Atkinson is Vice Chair – Chief Product & Technology Officer PwC. Merav Bahat, co-founder & CEO of Dazz. Raj Beri is VP Grocery and New Verticals Uber.

The virtual event aims to show the pandemic landscape as a strange and exotic place, filled with hidden opportunities and dangers.

The summit will provide valuable experience for executives in enterprise technology. This includes keynote discussions and innovative presentations.

It also provides unique networking opportunities throughout day, including small-group discussions about shared areas of interest to creative lounge areas that allow for spontaneous conversations or private meetings.

Bloomberg Summit will bring together global newsroom expertise with the data and analytical power celebrated moderators to produce news-making conversations.

Christian Angermayer (Founder of Apeiron Investment Group); Joe Atkinson (Vice Chair – Chief Products & Technology officer PwC); Merav Bahat (Co-Founder & CEO at Dazz; Raj Beri (VP, Grocery & New Verticals Uber) and among others.

Date: December 14 – 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM WAT
Venue: Virtual

Register here.

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