Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
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VENUE, Victoria IslandThe Conference will hold at the Main Conference hall and the Plenary hall of The Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Duration , 3 daysThe Conference would be for 3 days, starting from the 20th of April. General departure would be on the 23rd.
Accommodation, Lagos Mainland.Hotel reservations in Maryland and Ikeja would be made for participants living outside Lagos (available for those who make payments for this option). Air-conditioned buses will convey these participants to and from the Conference venue (based on availability).
FEE, $0Tickets are FREE for ALL participants now, however you'd have to pay for the conference pack and certificates. Our partners are helping to take out all limitations.
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4 Insightful Plenary Sessions.
iDiffer Panel Session.
Disciplined Entrepreneurship Framework Session.
Knowledge Exchange Sessions.
63 Million Africans Lack Jobs Due to Absence of SkillsA report by the British Council states that currently, 63 million people in sub-saharan Africa are unemployed because they lack the relevant industry skills and experience needed by companies and organizations.
23% of Graduates in Africa Will be Unemployed By 2020Also from the British Council, every year, at least 11 million students will graduate from tertiary institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa. 23% of these graduates won't get jobs because they lack the industry skills required by employers.
7 in 10 Startups Fail Due to Absence of skilled Staff BaseA survey carried out by the World Bank discovered that 7 in 10 startups fail within two years of operation because they can not afford or do not have access to professional and adequate staffing
Our Road Map for Solving These Challenges.
The Up-Skill ConferenceThe Slatecube Up-Skill Conference is a 3 Day International Skill Development Conference that promotes knowledge-sharing between students/job seekers and Leading Local and International Companies designed to help them develop cutting edge industry-relevant skills.
Our 5 Year Vision - Short-term GoalIn the next 5 years, We are looking to help over 20 million job seekers across sub-saharan Africa develop the required skills to land well-paying jobs or start very profitable businesses while also helping 5000 startups scale fast by utilizing and recruiting highly skilled professionals at little or no costs. This requires over 2000 individual Up-Skill Conferences and Entrepreneurship Bootcamps across various countries in Africa designed and customized to effectively help both job seekers and prospective entrepreneurs.
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