Theme: Accelerating Nigeria’s Economic Growth Through Innovation.

Date: 20-21 August, 2019

Venue: Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria

Time: 9am 

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About Nigeria Innovation Summit

The Nigeria Innovation Summit is an annual event that focuses on the need for the country,businesses,organisations,entrepreneurs in Nigeria to become more innovative and use innovation to drive sustainable development.This Summit helps Nigeria embrace innovation and move in the direction of digital transformation through the use of Emerging Technologies and Trends, Research, Development, Commercialization,Entrepreneurship and Investments as the key drivers of an innovation ecosystem.This platform creates awareness on the need for Open Innovation in Nigeria, and challenges Nigeria to leverage innovation to become more competitive in the global economy.

This is an initiative led by Emerging Media and Advertising Services,New York, and Emerging Media Nigeria.We partner with the world’s leading innovation providers from academic community,government and industry in order to connect Nigerian businesses and innovators to global innovation ecosystems.The key features of the Nigeria Innovation Summit are the Keynote Presentations and Panel Discussions from Industry/Business Leaders, Government, Investors, International Organisations,Top Entrepreneurs,CEOs,and Innovation Managers across the world and across the focus sectors.

The Nigeria Innovation Awards is another feature of the Summit, which recognizes and promotes States, Ministries, Companies, Organisations, Institutions, and Innovators that have embraced innovation to move Nigeria forward.

2019 Keynote Speakers and Panelists

Prof.Abubakar S. Sambo(OON)
Chair,Nigeria Member Committee
World Energy Council

Andrew S.Nevin PhD
Advisory Partner and Chief Economist, PwC West Africa

Wim Vanhaverbeke
Professor of Strategy and Innovation Management
Neoma Business School
Paris, France

Barbara Kamba-Nyathi
Author,TEDx Speaker,Namibia

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta
Nigerian Communications Commission

Obinnia Abajue
CEO,Hygeia HMO

Bruno Woeran
European Union Affairs Manager
Merinova Technology Centre

Tosin Faniro-Dada
Head, Startups (Lagos Innovates)
Lagos State Employment Trust Fund.

Prof Nii Quaynor
Africa Internet Pioneer
Chairman,Ghana Dot Com

Adesola Alli
Head, Renewable Energy,Strategy and Innovation
Sterling Bank Plc

Kyane Kassiri
Investment Associate – Loftyinc Capital Management

Lawrence Emeagwali
Associate Professor & Director, Centre for Management Research(CMR),
Girne American University, Cyprus

Squadron Leader Adefolajuwon Amoo (Rtd)
Founder, GridCode

Prof Wellington Oyibo
Director,Research and Innovation office
University of Lagos

Adetayo Bamiduro
Co-Founder/CEO Max

Chika Yinka-Banjo (PhD)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Sciences,
University of Lagos,
MIT-ETT Fellow (2019)

Abayomi Baiyere
Asst.Professor,Copenhagen Business School

Prof Bongo Adi
Senior Lecturer,Lagos Business School

Yeside Dipo-Salami
Senior Associate, Stakeholder Engagement/Business Development
Clean Tech Hub

Dr Victor Odumuyiwa
Acting Director,Centre for Information Technology and Systems(CITS)
University of Lagos

Aderinola Oloruntoye
Digital Architect at Verraki

Dr. Fadera Williams
CEO,Hermon Empor Landscape

Afolabi Akinrogunde
Programs and Investments Manager
All On

            Joel Ogunsola

Senior Special Assistant to the Governor  of Ondo State on Innovation and Partnerships.

Isioma Utomi
Executive Director,Business Development
Centre for Values in Leadership

Abiola Oshunniyi
Director,Business Development International and South-West Nigeria
InStrat Global Health Solutions

Harriet Thompson

British Deputy High Commissioner,Lagos


Dr. Akin Oke
Managing Consultant
EasyData Resources

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Conference Venue

Sheraton Hotel,Ikeja,Lagos Nigeria




Emerging Media
63, Oduduwa Crescent, GRA
Ikeja-Lagos, Nigeria