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Image AddedDear colleagues,

DigitalSENSE Africa Media in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) hereby invite papers/participation for the 2016 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum (NDSF) series on “Internet Governance for Development (IG4D)” and “Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable” respectively, slated for Thursday, June 2 and Friday June 3, 2016 at the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), (former NITEL Training School) NITEL Road, Cappa - Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria.

The 2016 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable are annual events which act as a rallying point for real Nigerian internet stakeholders in raising and addressing salient issues concerning the ICT sector and Information Society, aimed at encouraging positive usage of the Internet among the youths, women, students and product sellers and manufacturers in Nigeria.

This year’s theme for Day 1 IG4D is ‘Internet Governance: Creating Opportunities for All Nigerians’ on Thursday, June 2, 2016, while Day 2 is the Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable with the theme ‘Creating Opportunities for Nigerians with IPv6’ on Friday, June 3, 2016; stimulating public discourse and creating awareness on the technological cum business benefits of this rapid advancing technology on Internet Governance, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and domain name industry, their effects on Information Society and encourage integration of IPv6 into all aspects of networking and telecommunication infrastructure in the country, and ahead of the World IPV6 Day commemorate on Monday, June 6, 2016, as well as offering first-class platform for networking.

Discourse will be centered but not limited on these subthemes:

How to use the Internet for job creation?

Understanding the real opportunities on the Internet

Security Implications of Online Opportunities

How to enthrone Internet for development and justice in a democratic environment?

Update of Nigeria’s IPv6 Status in comparison to other African States and global effect.

Nigeria Cybersecurity Act 2015 and Internet Governance,

Opportunities in IANA Transition

Role of Device Manufacturers in using IPv6 to create opportunities

Regulatory framework for emerging IPv6 market

Nigeria’s broadband opportunities in IPv6 dispensation

Technology, Cybersecurity Act on the road to 2019

Options for IPv6 Implementation in Nigeria

Between Digital Switchover and IPv6 Migration

Opportunities in Digital Switchover and IPv6 Migration

IPv6 Prospects for Nigerian Internet Users


Day 1: IG4D is ‘‘Internet Governance: Creating Opportunities for All Nigerians’ on Thursday, June 2, 2016.

Day 2: Nigeria IPV6 Roundtable ‘Creating Opportunities for Nigerians with IPv6’ on Friday, June 3, 2016 - (In commemoration of World IPv6 Day 2016)

*Organisers: *DigitalSENSE Africa Media: Block F1, Shop 133/122, Moyosore Aboderin Plaza, Bolade Junction, Oshodi-Lagos, Nigeria. Phone: +2348022400183, 8023122558, 8051000475, 8033592762.


Abstract submission: – Friday, 22 April 2016

Acceptance Notice:– Monday, 9 May, 2016

Full paper submission:-  Monday, 23 May, 2016

Conference/Exhibition:-  Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June, 2016

You are therefore, invited to submit proposals for paper presentations: workshops, technical and (4) breakout sessions, and exhibition/launch of products and services.

Further information on conference, presentation, exhibition, online registration, and accommodation.

Kindly email: info [at] and cc: remnekkv [at]

Executive Director, Operations, DigitalSENSE Africa Media, Nkemdilim Nweke (Mrs)

 – 08022400183, nkem [at]