H.E Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
UNDER THE HIGH PATRONAGE OF
HIS EXCELLENCY CHIEF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO GCFR, Ph.D

( Former President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria )

Networking

ACSCD provides excellent networking opportunities. How will that work in a virtual format?

Attendees will continue to create powerful connections in a virtual format. Here are some of the networking opportunities we will offer.

  • Find your friends, colleagues and new connections in a searchable attendee list with comprehensive filters
  • Text chat or utilize secure proprietary video chat, initiate one-on-one meetings with any participant
    • Pre-book meetings or initiate instant calls
    • Interactions can be initiated from anywhere on the platform in real time
    • Option to link to your personal video conferencing software, if preferred (e.g. Zoom)
  • Everyone can network: Attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors (unlike other virtual events you may have attended)
  • Explore the virtual exhibit hub to talk to exhibitors via text or video chat
  • Pop into presentations sessions and ask questions by typing them in the text chat or Q&A fields
  • Utilize the matchmaking functionality to connect with participants and exhibitors who align with your interests and needs
  • Attend virtual networking events and entertainment

Networking lounges

  • Engage in themed networking lounges and start a discussion with your peers and colleagues, ask questions and share your professional opinion or advice
  • Text chat lounges will be available 24 hours per day, May 25-29
    • They will be themed and feature discussions related to our major program streams
    • Enabling attendees to connect with others and continue the conversations they started elsewhere or were sparked in a session
    • There will be various threads/discussions within each lounge, content will not be purged and will be available for 3 months
  • Video chat lounges will also be available at specific times each day for themed group discussions

Will the congress include matchmaking? How will that work?

After answering a series of questions upon first login to the platform, the sophisticated matchmaking algorithm will suggest:

  • Connecting with other like-minded attendees
  • Sessions that align with your interests

Are there prizes for networking?

Earn rewards and win prizes just by participating in congress! Visit select exhibitors, view sessions and more – there are a number of engaging ways to collect points and win prizes all while networking.

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