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Exhibition oversubscribed as IT gurus talk cyber security at MG TechFest

Lock on the converging point on a circuit, security concept

There has been an overwhelming interest in the much-publicized Media General’s maiden Technology Festival (TechFest) slated for today, April 25.

Read: MG champions cyber security convo with Techfest

Organizers say the registrations that have come their way so far from tech startups expressing interest to exhibit their products and services are in excess of their initial expectations.

That notwithstanding, they say provisions have been made for all, including those who may come in at a last minute.

Some IT groups have expressed their readiness to use the TechFest event as a springboard.

Group leader of the Maariba group, Blaise Adda, says his team cannot wait to show the world the next big App which he says will make the acquisition of artisanal services easier and faster.

“If you can order for a car dropoff on an App, why can’t you order for the services of a plumber, an electrician or a carpenter on an App? We will make it happen with our App”, he told 3news.com

Maariba App

From the ScratchApp team whose app make revision easier for BECE candidates by providing all past questions on demand, the MG TechFest is simply an opportunity they have been looking forward to.

Meanwhile, top tech experts including the deputy Director in-charge of Cyber Security at National Communications Authority, Kwadwo Gyamfi Osafo, Commonwealth Cyber Security Professional Fellow, Victor Gordon Nyamadi and Ethical Hacker and Network Consulting Engineer, Pratap Jantua, are all prepped up to lead the conversation on cyber security.

For many, there cannot be a better topic to discuss in the tech space than cyber security, noting it is a basic need.

The event, which is under the auspices of the MG Digital wing of the Media General Group will be in two phases: the first being a tech exhibition and the other being a public forum. The details are as shown on the picture below;

It’s never too late to take advantage of this event to show your tech products to the world or also arm yourself against threats in the cyber space.

Head of Tech & Innovation department of MG Digital, Kwame Owusu Ansah, explains why it is necessary to be at the event in the video below.

You may join the conversation on #MGTechFest across all social media platforms.

By P.D Wedam| 3news.com | Ghana

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