Aga Khan University Hosts Global Digital Transformation Conference

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Aga Khan University. [Photo/Aga Khan University]

Over 300 high-level stakeholders in education, health, media and technology converge in Nairobi tomorrow (Wednesday, April 17th) for a two-day global conference on digital transformation.

Hosted by Aga Khan University, the conference theme is “Digital Transformation in East Africa” and will explore the impact of digital technologies on health and education across private and public sectors such as the enacted Digital Health Act of Kenya.

It will be officially opened by ICT Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo and will also be graced by Prime Cabinet Secretary Hon. Musalia Mudavadi.

Speakers will include Google Vice President & Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf, Aga Khan University Vice Chancellor Dr. Sulaiman Shahabuddin and Aga Khan University Chief Information Officer Shaukat Ali Khan.

“The Aga Khan University is at the forefront of digital innovations in East Africa. Creating platforms like the Digital Transformation Conference to delve into the diverse facets of digital innovation shaping the region’s future both in the public and private sectors, by bringing together government dignitaries, industry leaders, policymakers, innovators and stakeholders to explore these areas can transform the healthcare sector,” said the Aga Khan University Chief Information Officer Shaukat Ali Khan.

Delegates will explore the diverse facets of digital innovations shaping the region and delve into crucial digital transformation topics including digital governance, generative AI in healthcare and education, cybersecurity, data privacy and climate and sustainability. 

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