Social Media Week Lagos in London will be held this Friday September 27th, 2013. All I can see on the roster are some really cool AML readers and leaders of the entertainment community passing on knowledge, educating and collaborating. AML readers in the UK, if you ill be in town, please go out and support.
Also let me know how it goes. I would be curious to know (firstname.lastname@example.org) to help guage some of the events I share with you all here on AML.
Photo description: First Photo – Emeka Mba. Second photo – Nkiru Asika.
“There’s been a huge amount of buzz building over the past few weeks, as Social Media Week Lagos prepares to host Africa
this Friday, 27th September 2013
at the prestigious Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication
in London, for an exciting day of programming and discussions on the impact of social media on the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the African continent. The day’s events will start off with a panel titled Social Media & the Future of Broadcasting in Nigeria
which will discuss how social media has impacted – and is being leveraged by – the broadcasting industry in Africa. Speaking on this panel will be the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission
Emeka Mba, and Chris Ubosi, Managing Director, Beat 99.9FM and Enterprise Creative Board Chairman.
Other events on the day will include panels with the topics: 1 Billion Strong… A Continent on the Rise with speakers such as Enterprise Creative founder, Nkiru Asika, Matthew Dawes (Mobile Web Africa), Taj Onigbanjo (Africa Digital Media), Richard Dowden (Royal African Society), Amit Pau (Ariadne Capital); Open Access: Governance & Social Media in Africa with Marieme Jamme (African Gathering), Sophie Masipa (Mo Ibrahim Foundation), Rodney Borde (VOXAfrica), Vera Kwakofi (BBC); E!Africa: How Social Media Is Driving Entertainment in Africa with Lanre Davies (Factory 78), iKE Onuorah (Strictly Entertainment Music), DJ Abass (DJAMEDIA), Digger Elias (Wyld Pitch Records / The Orchard), Obi Asika (Storm 360 Entertainment), Ropo Akin (Coko Bar), and Chude Jideonwo (RedMedia Africa).”
For more information on this landmark event, or to find out how to attend, please visit the event page here
. For those unable to attend, you can follow the conversation online by watching the SMW Lagos livestream. Visit the SMW Lagos event page
to find out how!