The Four (4) day workshop commenced on Tuesday, 24th November, 2015 and ended on Friday, 27th November, 2015 at the Auditorium, college of Health Sciences, Benue State University Makurdi, the workshop was sponsored by Huawei, Microsoft, certified system limited, World Bank, and CEFTER. The workshop was organized for lecturers, directors of ICT, students of tertiary institutions and the general public.
Registration of participants stated form 9.00am -1.00pm at the Venue. The opening ceremony commerced at 2.00pm-3.00pm immediately after lunch from 1pm-2pm. The workshop first session titled, 21st Century Education Institutions was facilitated by certified systems between 3pm-4pm. After the session, a cultural troop entertained participants from 4pm -5pm which marked the end of the first day.
Registration of participants continued after which the second workshop session titled, Fusion cloud solutions was facilitated by Huawei Technologies from 9.00am-10.00am. Participants proceeded for a tea break from 10am -10.30am. The workshop session 3 titled; office 365 experience in Teaching, learning and Administration operations came up from 10.30am -1pm after the tea break and the facilitator was Microsoft. Lunch break was observed from 1.00pm -2.00pm. Then workshop session 4 which was titled, security solution-cloud Data security Gate way next Generation firewall was facilitated by Huawei Technologies from 2.00pm-4.00pm. The slated lab session for the day was not delivered.
The third day commenced with workshop session 5, which was facilitated by certified systems from 9.00am -11.00am, titled; smart classroom Experience in Technical and learning. The session was proceeded with a tea break form 11.00am -1 1.30am. After the break, workshop session 6 which was titled; Enterprise Network in Research and Teaching was introduced by Huawei Technologies from 11.30am-1.00pm. Lunch break was observed from 1.00pm-2.00pm. After the lunch break, the last session for the day (workshop session 7) was introduced by ATB soft Tech titled; Big Data solutions and Exhibition was delivered by Betty Kajoh from 3.00pm-5.50pm The scheduled cocktail Dinner slated for Friday 27th, November, 2015 was shifted to Thursday, 26th, November, 2015 which started from 6.30pm to 8.00pm marking the end of the day activities.
A communiqué was issued which marked the end of the workshop programme at 9.00am after which Certificates were given to participants. The workshop came to an end after a tea break at 10.00am.