Oct 23 – 24, 2024
Africa/Mogadishu timezone

SomNOG7 Program Overview

SomNOG7 represents the latest installment in the annual conference series organized by the Somali Network Operators' Group (SomNOG). This event serves as a pivotal platform for stakeholders within the ICT sector, including professionals, policymakers, Internet service providers, academics, and others, to converge, exchange insights, and chart a course for the digital future of Somalia.

Here's a preview of what SomNOG7 has in store:

SomNOG7 Conference Highlights

   Expected attendance from diverse stakeholders across the ICT spectrum
   Engaging sessions covering a wide array of topics crucial to Somalia's digital landscape
   Networking opportunities to foster collaborations and partnerships

4 Days of Technical Workshops: October 19th - 22nd, 2024

The capacity-building aspect of SomNOG7 will be highlighted through a series of technical workshops. Spanning four days, from October 19th to 22nd, these sessions aim to enhance the skill sets of ICT professionals and aspiring graduates. Through hands-on training, participants will gain practical knowledge relevant to industry demands, thereby bolstering employability and service delivery within the sector.

2 Days of Conference: October 23rd - 24th, 2024

The centerpiece of SomNOG7 is its two-day annual conference, scheduled for October 23rd and 24th, 2024. With a focus on addressing contemporary challenges and exploring growth avenues within the ICT sector, the conference promises insightful discussions and thought-provoking presentations. Expert speakers will delve into pertinent themes and sub-themes, offering valuable perspectives on Somalia's digital transformation journey.

Venue: To Be Determined

While the overarching theme of SomNOG7 is yet to be revealed, attendees can anticipate sessions that cover a spectrum of topics, including governance, cybersecurity, infrastructure development, collaborative initiatives, and education.

Through these discussions, participants will gain actionable insights to drive positive change and propel Somalia towards a digitally empowered future.

Stay tuned for further updates on SomNOG7 as we unveil the full program agenda and theme in the coming weeks.

Mogadishu, Somalia

This annual event will bring together more than 150 professionals from the ICT sector, policy-makers, Internet service providers, academics, International ICT communities, and other stakeholders to discuss current issues facing the ICT sector, development opportunities and ideas for growth.