SESRIC, in technical cooperation with the Africa City of Technology in Sudan, will organise an Expert Group Meeting on Digital Transformation on 11-13 September 2018 in Ankara, Turkey.
The 2-day expert group meeting will proceed through presentations and in-depth discussions on the topic, aiming to promote the OIC cooperation on digital transformation through knowledge and experience sharing in the digital transformation area. It will explore opportunities for future partnerships by looking for best practices and capacities in OIC countries and will initiate activities within OIC scope and mandate to share those success stories.
The meeting aims to explore ways and means to establish a Pan-OIC platform to report on the current status of ICT development in OIC countries and to propose and explore future avenues on Digital Transformation (DT) towards establishing an open source and a content repository for success stories, researching about best institutional reform modalities to achieve DT, and the capacity building of a critical mass of experts on the issue.
The group of experts attending the workshop will work on drawing a roadmap and initiate activities around OIC countries to realize a successful digital transformation.
Digital transformation is gaining international interest and is touching every part of our society and economic life. More than half of the globe will be connected by 2020.
Countries like Turkey, UAE, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia etc, have made great achievements and have managed to have a lead in transforming their communities. Other OIC Countries had also managed to have managed also to have a fingerprint in this regard.