Access Conference 2015 which held at the Eko Hotel Victoria Island
Lagos last Thursday, brought together entrepreneurs, politicians and CEOs from all over the globe.
The conference which was put together by Access Bank, saw moguls across all spectrum -Digital Technology, Broadcast, Banking, Governance, Finance, New Media and Fashion come together to have conversations about the imperative of innovation in a transformational world.
Herbert Wigwe, CEO/MD Access Bank said during his opening address that”This conference should enable every one of us to ask the important question: “What If?” What if Nigeria’s literacy level was 100%? Innovation is no longer an option but an absolute necessity.”
Also at the conference, Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak during his
fire-side chat on Entrepreneurship and Innovation with Jose Maria
Figures, former President of Costa Rica said “Artificial Intelligence is the future of innovation, although we would never be able to make a brain or human mind, innovative technology is always technology that suits humans.”
The Access Conference which was anchored by Lucy Alexander, Journalist and Newsreader at Skye News, have other guests as Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State; Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group; Ibukun Awosika, Chairman First Bank Group, Hans Rosling, Professor of Global Health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute.
Others include Chude Jideonwo, Managing Partner Red Media Africa, Tara Durotoye, Chief Executive Officer House of Tara International, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, President of the Nigeria
Stock Exchange (NSE); Osayi Alile, Executive Director Access Bank; Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Founder of LDA Couture; Nnamdi Ekeh, Co-founder of Yudala; Jonathan Henning, Creative Strategist @Twitter and Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank – Nobel Peace Prize 2006.
New Mail Nigeria Online here presents the events in pictures: