Digital Youth Summit 2018, being held in collaboration with “World Bank,” “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB)” and Jazz, successfully concluded today in Peshawar. The 2 day event brought together the “next generation of digital innovators” in the province of KPK. Every year the fundamental aim of DYS is to attract three audiences mainly from tech industry leaders of Pakistan, the potential start up community, young and energetic people willing to network, be inspired and learn further. Whereas, this year, the agenda remains same as DYS also successfully come up with great ideas for the youth of KPK that can help them to excel in the contemporary challenging tech ecosystem. DYS 2018 aimed to transform the entire province into emerging ICT hub.
DYS 2018 Successfully Concludes:The Event Aims to Transform KPK into Emerging ICT Hub
The 2 day event featured more than 70 speakers ranging from e-commerce, IT, telecom, regulatory, startups to individuals who are doing wonders in the IT sector of Pakistan.
Highlights of Digital Youth Summit 2018:
Along with useful panel discussions; workshops for practical tips and training in e-commerce, artificial intelligence, machine learning, android development and freelancing were also organized in DYS 2018.
While talking to the media, Dr. Shahbaz Khan, Managing Director of the KP IT Board said that:
[box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” class=”” width=””]“Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has embarked on a digital journey and is making every possible effort to capitalize on the opportunities presented through the digital economy. We are investing in digital skills and the required infrastructure to pave way for a Digital KP. The Government has adopted a strategy that focuses on policy reforms and proposes a clear road map in the form of initiatives to support this strategy.”[/box]