Thematic Area / Agenda of ICT Conference 2019

Nepal has enjoyed incredible success in digital adoption as compared to its neighbors, with mobile penetration exceeding 100% and Internet penetration reaching 60%. According to the Nepal Telecom Authority, there was an addition of 2.25 million new Internet users in 2017 alone, translating into approximately 250 new Internet users every hour.

Nepal is expected to lead Internet penetration by 2025 in comparison to major economies such as China and India, given its growth trend over the next few years. The growing popularity of social media is a crucial driver for Internet adoption in Nepal, coming second only to Bhutan in South Asia in social media penetration. As at January 2018, Nepal has nearly 9.3 million Facebook users. Entertainment and video sharing are other popular use cases with more than 6.4 million registered users on YouTube.

The digital initiatives have been selected based on:

Alignment with the vision of Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali Demonstrated success in other similar developing markets Ability to execute in the local environment The Digital Nepal Framework encompasses:

One Nation

Eight Domains

80 Digital Initiatives

For the Development of Country & for making the Prosperous Nepal Via Digitization, we need to make the digitalization on following sector–

  • Agriculture
  • Health
  • Education
  • Urban Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Tourism
  • Financial Sector
  • Connectivity and More.

This year, CAN Federation is organizing its 19th International ICT Conference in Kathmandu Nepal on August 1-2, 2019. The Theme of the conference is “DIGITAL Nepal for Development and Prosperity”.

We will have different paper presentations, open sessions and panel discussion on related topics of Digital Nepal and its Framework.

It’s a two days event of intensive exchange of knowledge and discovering new insides. Approximately 500 participants, including ICT users, trainers, professionals, professors, experts, and researchers from Japan, China, Korea, India and Nepal will attend and present the at the conference.

Conference Venue

Alice Reception

Gairidhara, Kathmandu, Nepal

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