Nairobi is set to host hundreds of key players in the African and global Internet industry sector at the 5th Africa Internet Summit (AIS) to be held from 21st May to 2nd June.
The Summit dubbed AIS17 will be a platform for technocrats and business to discuss policies, trends, resources and challenges in growing internet for sustainable development in Africa and the Indian Ocean Region.
The event is held annually and organized by the African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) which is the regional internet registry for Africa and other internet stakeholders. Launched in The Gambia in 2012, it consists of seminars, workshops, tutorials, conference sessions, birds-of-a-feather (BOFs), and other forums for sharing ICT knowledge within the African region. The 2016 edition was held in Gaborone, Botswana and was attended by over 300 delegates from 15 countries around the world.