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Ghana’s Digital Innovation Actors Gather for 2nd Edition of GDIW

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The Ghana Digital Innovation Week (GDIW) is a national gathering of players and stakeholders in the Digital Ecosystem with a view to discuss progress, status, showcase and celebrate milestones. GDIW provides a platform for various actors to learn, share ideas and create connections to enhance the progress of the landscape.

 The week is created and owned by actors from the private sectors, academia, policymakers, Development Partners and Civil Society Organizations and supported by The Digital Transformation Centre, an initiative by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The event is additionally held in collaboration with MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation through the Embassy of Israel in Ghana, The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, and the Ministry of Communication and Digitalization.

The first edition of GDIW came off last year and was hugely successful. GDIW returns this year with a 3 day event to showcase the Nation’s growing digital ecosystem — it is slated for 26th to 28th October at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Center.

This year’s event is set to connect digital and creative minds, corporates and grassroots, startups, intermediary organizations and policymakers. GDIW 2022 offers a 360 Digital, Tech and Entrepreneurial stakeholder engagement, networking and a platform for businesses within the Ecosystem to make themselves known.

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WHAT TO EXPECT AT GDIW 2022

Within the 3 day event, there will be panel discussions, training sessions, workshops, expert sessions, pitching opportunities, networking sessions all geared towards the development of the digital ecosystem. The intention behind this program is to foster the accelerated growth of technology and innovation. There will be dozens of presentations and displays from digital influencers and key players in the innovation ecosystem. Below are some of the sessions set to happen within the 3 day period;

  •         Measuring National Digital Indicators by the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI)
  •         Responsible AI and Ethics in Response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution by Responsible Artificial Intelligence Lab (RAIL), KNUST
  •         Extrapreneuring our way into digital transformation by Ashesi University
  •         MinoHealth AI Labs: Transforming African Healthcare With Artificial Intelligence by MinoHealth AI Labs
  •         KaraAgro AI: Transforming African Agriculture with Artificial Intelligence and Precision Agriculture by KaraAgro AI
  •         How to stay relevant in the fast-growing digital media space by Ameyaw Debrah
  •         The Gig Economy and Exporting Talent through Remote Work by Soronko Academy
  •         Twitter for Journalists & Online Content Creators / Twitter Moments Workshop by Twitter

GDIW 2022 comprises segmented thematic setups tailored to various ecosystem sectors. Building on last year’s success of over 4,000 attendees and international participation from Rwanda, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, Germany, Israel, Ireland, USA, UK, Switzerland and South Korea, this year will again see many high-level policy players, digital and tech personalities and enthusiasts.

 It is much more than a festival; it is an unforgettable and impactful lifetime experience for the innovators and stakeholders who take part.

The event will be streamed live on the Hopin Conferencing platform. To register, visit www.gdiw.org

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