Nigerian Peering & Interconnection Forum

Nigerian Peering & Interconnection Forum

Speaker

Wouter Ensing

Business Development Manager, Amsterdam Internet Exchange Peering

Prof Adewale Adedokun

Cordinator, ngNOG

Olawale Owoeye

Managing Director, Cedarview Communication Limited

Engr. Ubale Ahmed Shehu Maska,

Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Nigerian Communications Commission

Wole Abu

CEO, Liquid Intelligent Technologies Nigeria

Dr. Ibiso Kingsley-George

Assistant Director, Nigerian Communications Commission

Engr. Chidi Ajuzie

Group Chief Operating Officer, WTES Project Limited

Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani

CEO, Medallion Data Centre

Funke Opeke

Managing Director, West Africa, MainOne, an Equinix Company

Johnson Agogbua

CEO, Kasi Cloud Datacenters

Dewole Ajao

Global Network Acquisition, Google

Josephine Sarouk

MD, Bayobab Nigeria

Dr Ayotunde Coker

CEO, Open Access Data Centres

Darren Bedford

Group Chief Development Officer, WIOCC

Dr Krishnan Ranganath

Regional Executive - West Africa, Africa Data Centres

Muhammed Rudman

CEO, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN)

Oluwasayo Oshadami

General Manager, Technical Solutions and Managed Networks, MainOne

Obinna Adumike

Project Coordinator, African Cloud and Interconnection Exchange (AF-CIX)

Ben Ryall

Edge Strategy Manager, Meta

Salam Yamout

Open Connect Partner Engagement Director, Netflix

9:00 am - 9:30 am Eko Convention Center

Opening & Welcome

Opening Session, this session would also feature new comers session

9:30 am - 10:00 am

The State of the Africa Internet & peering

10:00 pm - 10:30 am

The State of the Nigeria Internet & peering

Obinna Adumike
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Building an Interconnected Nigeria

Oluwasayo Oshadami
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Break

11:20 am - 11:40 am

Keynote

Dr Ayotunde Coker
11:40 am - 12:20 pm

Opening Ceremony

Prof Adewale Adedokun
Engr. Ubale Ahmed Shehu Maska,
Muhammed Rudman
12:20 pm - 12:40 pm

Peering Personals #1

12:40 pm - 2:00 pm

LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How to grow the Internet in West Africa

Wouter Ensing
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Netflix Open Connect

Salam Yamout
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Interconnecting Realities

Ben Ryall
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Coffee Break

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm

Peering Bilaterals

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Navigating Regulatory Challenges for Broadband Expansion and Digital Transformation

Olawale Owoeye
Dr. Ibiso Kingsley-George
Dr Krishnan Ranganath
Muhammed Rudman
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Building a Robust Digital Infrastructure Ecosystem: Success Stories and Challenges

Funke Opeke
Johnson Agogbua
Dewole Ajao
Josephine Sarouk
Darren Bedford
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Scaling Data Centres: The Medallion Data Centre Journey and Insights for Future Growth

Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Best Practices for Internet Service Providers: Learning from Liquid's Expansion Strategies and Bridging the Digital Divide.

Wole Abu
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Building a Robust Digital Infrastructure Ecosystem: Perspectives from an Open Access Provider

Engr. Chidi Ajuzie
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Best Practise Sessions

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Regulatory Dialogue

Dr. Ibiso Kingsley-George
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks & Appreciation

  • Time : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (UTC+1)
  • Venue : Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos