HackJos 2019 focuses on ‘creating opportunities for shared prosperity among Nigerian youths’ through PPP

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The 5th edition of HACKJOS is holding November 1st  to 2nd, 2019 at the Jos Business School, Rayfield, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria.

HACKJOS now rebranded as HACKJOSCON 2019 is a three-day event for software, mobile apps and startup competition designed to foster interest among young people in entrepreneurship, software development and the entire spectrum of ICT. Opening ceremony is October 30th.

HACKJOSCON, the premier event on technology and entrepreneurship in north of Nigeria, consists of conference and pitching as well as networking for stakeholders from the public and private sectors.

HACKJOSCON 2019 conference has the theme: ‘Fostering Public Private Partnership (PPP) to Create Opportunities for Shared Prosperity among Nigerian Youths’. The event will feature keynote addresses, stellar panels of experts, exhibition and presentations.

This year’s edition of HACKJOSCON is being co-hosted by Jos Startup Ecosystem members; Jos Angel Network, Qitech Technologies Limited, Plateau State Information Communication Technology Development Agency (PICTDA) and Jos Business School.

Part of the deliberations in HACKJOSCON 2019 is a panel discussion on ‘Local Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges,’ a key focus of the Plateau State government under Governor Simon Lalong to rework Plateau State as a major hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.   

“As is a norm now, we look to the presence of international stakeholders and the local ICT community in Jos this November to help foster interest among young people in software development, entrepreneurship and the entire spectrum of ICT.

We are looking to further build a community of entrepreneurs and new levels of collaboration for the business health of not just Plateau State but the whole of Nigeria through this year’s event,” said CEO of  nHub Nigeria and convener of HACKJOSCON 2019, Mr. Theodore Longji.


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