Social Media Week Lagos is an annual event which provides a platform to share ideas, innovations, and insights into how technology, digital media and social media are transforming the way we work, engage, and influence.
Social media is an increasingly vital component in the way ordinary citizens engage governance issues and make their voices heard. Join us to put governance issues on the front burner at Social Media Week on the 26th of February 2015.
We have an exciting programme of events running through the whole morning â€“ participation is free â€“ register now and join this innovative discussion.
Our hashtag is #GovTalkNG
9-10amÂ #GovTalkNG Innovators breakfast hosted by Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement Join Social Media Week Lagos for an informal breakfast with innovators to share thoughts on governance in Nigeria – literally a unique opportunity to fill your belly and your mind!
10:30 – 12 noon #GovTalkNG – Governance Challenges post May 29 2015 (Panel discussion) This panel will discuss the topical governance issues that face us now and in the post-election period.
â€¢ Tunji Lardner and Yemi Adamolekun: Digital citizenship and digital civil society post May 29
â€¢ Amara Nwankpa: Transparency and accountability in the extractives sector
â€¢ Saudatu Mahdi: Women in the future of Nigeria’s Governance landscape
12:00 – 12:30: Pop-Up Community Showcase + Fishbowl Raffle! This is a great networking space â€“ there will also be a fishbowl, with amazing prizes to be won!
12:30 – 1:45 #GovTalkNG Master classes: Want to learn a specific skill to enhance the work you do? Drop into any of our smaller working groups (running concurrently). We advise you to register as places are limited.
â€¢ Oluseun Onigbinde, BudgIT: Strengthening openness between government and citizens
â€¢ Jill Moss, USAID: Using Social media effectively â€“ tools, security, metrics, analysis
â€¢ Femi Longe, Co-Creation Hub: Digital innovation for governance solutions Join us @ the event centre or stay connected via live stream or Social Media. To register, go to socialmediaweek.org/lagos