The maiden International Conference on Advanced Trends in Information and Communication Technology and Management (ICAITM) was held from 28th - 29th April 2016 at International Conference Centre, Accra. The theme for the conference was "Cloud computing for sustainable development in Africa". The Conference provided an opportunity for participants from across Africa and other parts of the world, to meet each other, discuss the matters of common interest and benefit from quality continuing education on topics relating to the sustainable development of Africa.
This conference created awareness about the advantages of using Cloud Computing in various fields for economic and social development leading to prosperous, sustainable and equitable African future. It also addressed the fear of security in embracing Cloud Computing.
A comprehensive and ambitious technical programme was prepared including presentations by a range of knowledgeable speakers from well-known international tech giants. The Conference provided maximum opportunity for discussion, networking and informal engagement.
The conference that started on 28th April brought together influential minds in the ICT sector in Africa with the aim of discussing the possibilities of cloud computing for sustainable development in Africa. The second day involved expert discussions on the practical use of cloud computing I solving some of Africa’s basic problems.
The conference brought together blue-chip companies like Google, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle, as well as distinguished members of academic from all over Africa to share their knowledge on cloud computing and management.
Major highlights of the ICAITM 2016 were: