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ADIC 2018 AGENDA

INVESTMENT, TRADE & DEVELOPMENT

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Summary

Day 1 (25th October, 2018)

Day 1 Sessions
08:00 - 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 - 09:20 Welcome address
Canton Zurich Approach to Portable Water Infrastructure and Value Chain
09:20 - 09:40 African Infrastructure and Innovation
09:40 - 10:00 Clean Energy & Waste Management
10:00 - 10:30 Panel Discussion
Futureproof African infrastructure: Water, Transportation and Energy
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20 Digital payment and Banking in Africa
11:20 - 11:40 Digitisation in Africa
11:40 - 12:00 How blockchain technologies could change the African business infrastructure?
12:00 - 12:30 Presentation of projects in 5 minutes block
12:30 - 13:00 Do you have an idea, product or service you would like to present? Book a table / meeting room / Press Interviews
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 14:20 Africa Rising: Politics, Industrialisation, True Partnership with Policy for development
14:20 - 14:40 Investment & Country Branding
14:40 - 15:00 Africa: Investment perspectives for foreign investors from developing countries
15:00 - 15:20 Middle East & Africa Businesses
15:20 - 15:40 How to harness the investment potential of the diaspora for Africa's economic future.
15:40 - 16:15 Panel Discussion
The future of African Public Private Partnerships, foreign and local investment
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 - 17:05 Business and Politics in Africa
17:05 - 17:25 Tax policies and the revenue mix: funding infrastructure revolution needed in Africa
17:25 - 17:30 Closing day 1

 

 

Day 2 (26th October, 2018)

Day 2 Sessions
08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:20 Opportunities, trends and globalisation – Future implication of African continental free trade area on global economy
09:20 - 09:40 What Will Be Your Legacy?
09:40 - 10:00 The Economic Transformation of Zimbabwe through Telecommunications: The Case of Econet
10:00 - 10:30 Panel Discussion
The economic value and challenges of Africa continental free trade area to global economy
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
Do – Tank
Structuring the pathway by Africans, plans, timelines and one Press Meeting
12:00 - 12:30
Panel Discussion
The implication of efficient energy supply, costing and policy on industrialising Africa
12:30 - 13:00
Do you have an idea, product or service you would like to present? Book a table / meeting room / Press Interview
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 14:20
Entrepreneurship & empowerment initiative in Africa
14:20 - 14:40
African business travellers. MICE/ DMC Opportunities in Europe.ourism & Hospitality Business
14:40 - 15:00 Bridging Africa's Infrastructure gap: Local Content Approach
15:00 - 15:20 Africa, the next investment frontier, in partnership with women and other stakeholders
15:20 - 15:40
Manufacturing-tapping into the low cost of manufacturing in mutiple African Countries
15:40 - 16:10 Panel Discussion:
Where does the golden opporunitity for Africa lie?
16:10 - 16:30
General discussion and Closing address

 

Opening and Closing Activities

The agenda of the ADIC 2018 shows a detailed sequence of activities, actions, and recognition through awards.

Date: 25th October 2018

Stadt Zürich Wasserversorgung
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Time: 09:00 - 09:20

Topic: Welcome Address

Canton Zurich Approach to Portable Water Infrastructure and Value Chain


Date: 26th October 2018

AFIDEP
Mr. Dayo O. Ogunsola-Gisler
Dayo O. Ogunsola

Time: 16:00 - 16:30

Topic: Closing Address

Guest Speakers

Date: 25th October 2018

Emblehm of Liberia
H.E. Jewel C. Howard-Taylor
H.E J. C. Howard-Taylor

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Opportunities, trends and globalisation – Future implication of African continental free trade area on global economy

  • Stabilisation and reinforcement of African economy
  • Implementation plan
  • Building the distribution network
  • Hamonisation of country databases
  • Security and welfare
  • Capacity building

 
Mr. Rodrigue Fouafou
Mr. Rodrigue Fouafou

Time: 15:20 - 15:40

Topic: How to harness the investment potential of the diaspora for Africa's economic future

  • Earning value
  • Global spread
  • Skills and knowledge transfer

Fasmicro
Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Time: 16:45 - 17:05

Topic: Business and Politics in Africa


Date: 26th October 2018

Leadership Summit International
Dr. Felicia Mabuza Suttle
Dr. Felicia Mabuza Suttle

Time: 09:20 - 09:40

Topic: What Will Be Your Legacy?

  • Economic value of the African market
  • Human and social impact of collaborative business relationship

Discussion Panels & Round Tables

Date: 25th October 2018

Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Futureproof of African infrastructure: Water, Transportation and Energy

EmquartaMs. Natalia SmirnovaMs. Natalia Smirnova

Econet Wireless, ZimbabweDouglas MboweniMr. Douglas Mboweni

Rwanda 
Private Sector FederationMr. 
Stephen RuzibizaMr. Stephen Ruzibiza

World Innovation ForumMr. Engin CaglarMr. Engin Caglar

Investors's roles

Lesson learn from the telecommunication sector

Practitioners (Policy Makers & Entrepreneurs) roles

Usage and benefits of Digital Currency

Topic: Water, Transportation and Energy Infrastructure

  • Experience based
  • Knowledge based
  • Culture and social norms

Moderator

Dr. Ken Giami Dr. Ken Giami
CEO ALM Group, U.K.

Time: 15:40 - 16:15

The future of African Public Private Partnerships, foreign and local investment

GHICCMatilda A ArhinMs. Matilda A Arhin

CeoClubs Network100Mr. Tariq Ahmed NizamiDr. Tariq A. Nizami

lwaMs. Madelein MkunuMs. Madelein Mkunu

CNR HoldingsMr. Ali BulutMr. Ali Bulut

Africans in Diaspora Perspective

Foreign Direct Investment, UAE Perspective

Gender factor in facilitating projects investment Africa

Investment risk analysis and mitigation

Topic: PPP, Foreign and Local Investment

  • Capitalising high heavy projects
  • Risk mitigation
  • Structuring a PPP project

Moderator

Dr. Ken Giami Dr. Ken Giami
CEO ALM Group, U.K.

Round Tables

Sky and Space Global
Mr. Meir Moalem
Mr. Meir Moalem

Time: 12:20 - 12:40

Topic: Solutions to global environment & effective communication challenges

  • Human Solution
  • Technologies and technical application

Date: 26th October 2018

Time: 10:00 - 10:30

The economic value and challenges of Africa continental free trade area to global economy

Emblehm of LiberiaH.E. Mrs. Jewel Howard TaylorH.E. Mrs. Jewel Howard Taylor

Steward BankMr. Lance MambondiniDr. Lance Mambondini

Abia State, NigeriaH.E. 
Governor Okezie IkpeazuH.E. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Ndebe GroupMr. Neil 
De Beer OauMr. Neil De Beer Oau

Continental focus and impact on job creation and youths migration

Overcoming financial requirements

Infrastructure requirement and gaps

Corporate and global competiveness perspective

Topic: The economic value and challenges of Africa continental free trade area to global economy

  • Experience based
  • Knowledge based
  • Culture and social norms

Moderator

Dr. Ken Giami Dr. Ken Giami
CEO ALM Group, U.K.

Time: 12:00 - 12:30

The implication of efficient energy supply, costing and policy on industrialising Africa

CBODMr. Senyo HosiMr. Senyo Hosi

RIRSMr. Thankgod A. NortehMr. Thankgod A. Norteh

Fasmicro GroupProf Ndubuisi EkekweProf. Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Continental focus and impact on job creation and youths migration

Overcoming financial requirements

Infrastructure requirement and gaps

 

Topic: The economic value and challenges of Africa continental free trade area to global economy

  • Experience based
  • Knowledge based
  • Culture and social norms

Moderator

Dr. Ken Giami Dr. Ken Giami
CEO ALM Group, U.K.

Time: 15:20 - 16:00

Where does the golden opporunitity for Africa lie?

Merit Group of CompaniesMs. Hawa Bibi KhanMs. Hawa Bibi Khan

TEEiNBolaAdeboyeMr. Bola Adeboye

Southern African region

Western Africa opportunities

 

 

Topic: Valuable investment opportunities in Africa

  • Market based
  • Supporting policies
  • Investment value

Moderator

Dr. Ken Giami Dr. Ken Giami
CEO ALM Group, U.K.

Round Tables

Ceo Clubs Network
Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami
Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami

Time: 12:20 - 12:40

Topic: Networking as an integral method of growing a nation, the roles of senior executives.

  • Contribution of business executives to national development
  • CEO Networking philosophy

Governance Policies & Africa Single Market

Date: 25th October 2018

Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors
Mr. Senyo Hosi
Senyo Hosi

Time: 14:20 - 14:20

Topic: Africa Rising: Politics, Industrialisation, True Partnership with Policy for development

  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  • Internally generated revenue (IGR)
  • Opportunities and challenges

Date: 26th October 2018

Rivers States Internal Revenue
Chief T. Adoage Norteh
Chief T.Adoage Norteh

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Tax policies and the revenue mix: funding infrastructure revolution needed in Africa

  • Mobilising capital
  • Managing growth
  • Application technology
  • Human resources need

Fintech & Digital Money

Date: 25th October 2018

Steward Bank
Mr. Lance Mambondiani
Mr. Lance Mambondiani

Time: 11:00 - 11:20

Topic: Digital payment and Banking in Africa revolution

  • Emerging technologies
  • Market value
  • Impact on emerging market

ADIC Speaker 
Company
Mr. Prabhas Kumar
Mr. Prabhas Kumar

Time: 11:20 - 11:40

Topic: Digitisation in Africa

  • Developing the right competence
  • Academically and vocationally empowering youths

wif
Mr. Engin Caglar
Mr. Engin Caglar

Time: 11:40 - 11:00

Topic: How blockchain technologies could change the African business infrastructure?

  • Application of digital money to insfrastructure financing
  • Developing the right competence
  • Case studies

Hospitality & Tourism

Date: 26th October 2018

Frontae
Ms. Analia Lima Buaki
Ms. Analia Lima

Time: 14:20 - 14:40

Topic: African business travellers. MICE/ DMC Opportunities in Europe.ourism & Hospitality Business

African business travellers.
Africa is generally seen as a holiday tourist destination (safaris and tribes) and not a source of tourists (That´s what the UK, Germany and France are there for). However, African middle class is rapidly growing and the entrepreneurs are thriving. Why are they not enticed to have their holidays in Europe?

  • Business destinations & language issues
  • Perception of Spanish people/environment
  • Africans and diaspora roles
  • Break the negative stereotypes

Manufacturing

Date: 26th October 2018

psf
Mr. Stephen Ruzibiza
Mr. Stephen Ruzibiza

Time: 15:00 - 15:20

Topic: Tapping into the low cost of manufacturing in mutiple African Countries

  • Comparison cost of production
  • Availability of workforce
  • Growing and ready market

Clean Energy & Waste Management

Date: 25th October 2018

RPSF logo private
Mr. Stephen Ruzibiza
Mr. Stephen Ruzibiza

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Development of Mini Grids investment opportunities

  • Market size
  • Return on investment

Project Financing & PPP

Date: 25th October 2018

Emquarta
Ms. Natalia Smirnova
Ms. Natalia Smirnova

Time: 14:40 - 15:00

Topic: Africa: Investment perspectives for foreign investors from developing countries

  • Main trends in financial markets: capital migration from developing to developed markets

  • Economic instability in Fragile Five countries creates opportunities for high-risk investors

  • High-risk investors to aim at in order to attract capital in Africa: they would inevitably need certain allocation in developing world (like Africa) to meet their risk/reward expectations

  • Investment products to provide for such investors: main characteristics to meet

  • Key partners to work with to reach high-risk investors


Ceo Clubs Network
Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami
Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami

Time: 15:00 - 15:20

Topic: Middle East & Africa Businesses

  • Culture similarity
  • Existing long-term relationship
  • Political and economic policies

Education & Women Roles

Date: 25th October 2018

World Communication Forum
Ms. Yana Dubeykovskaya
Ms. Yana Dubeykovskaya

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Investment and importance of country branding

  • Overcoming reputation damage
  • Positioning a country as investment destination
  • Cultivating positive public opinion

Date: 26th October 2018

TEEIN
Mr. Bola Adeboye
Mr. Bola Adeboye

Time: 14:00 - 14:20

Topic: Entrepreneurship & empowerment initiative in Africa

  • Overcoming reputation damage
  • Positioning a country as investment destination
  • Cultivating positive public opinion

lwa
Ms. Madelein Mkunu
Ms. Madelein Mkunu

Time: 14:40 - 15:00

Topic: Africa, the next investment frontier, in partnership with women and other stakeholders

  • Role of women in the socio-economic change in Africa
  • Partnership with women
  • Diversification of investment portfolio

Transportation & Infrastructure

Date: 25th October 2018

ndebeGroup80
Mr. Neil De Beer
Mr. Neil De Beer

Time: 9:20 - 9:40

Topic: African Infrastructure and Innovation


Date: 26th October 2018

Dutum Company Limited
Mr. Temitope Runsewe
Mr. Temitope Runsewe

Time: 14:40 - 15:00

Topic: Bridging Africa's Infrastructure gap: Local Content Approach

  • Trace the known origin of local content and its application

  • What unique advantages does a Local Content approach bring?

  • Comparison of statistics across continental regions based on quantitative and qualitative data

  • Varying perspectives of Local Content and its limitations especially in the African context

  • Finding the best approach through Local Content – how much change possible?

  • Two (2) from Dutum Construction and another from a respected industry brand leader outside Nigeria

  • Speaker’s experiences: local know how, integrated project cycle, stakeholder engagement and inclusion

  • Deepen perspectives and give answers to the big question(s) raised in previous slides before future implications

  • Round up of main presentation thrust and emphasis on big idea

Information Technology & Telecommunication

Date: 25th October 2018

SAS
Mr. Meir Moalem
Mr. Meir Moalem

Time: 10:20 - 10:40

Topic: Driving digital inclusion in emerging markets │ How narrowband satellite communication is disrupting the space industry

  • Exploring key industry trends
  • The business opportunities
ECONET Wireless 
Zimbabwe
Mr. Douglas Mboweni
Mr. Douglas Mboweni

Time: 11:40 - 12:00

Topic: The challenges of forcing Charity and religion on Africa – The alternative approach calls for a paradigm shift

  • Challenges includes more poverty, dependence and global unrest
  • Economic collaboration as an alternative
  • Examining China approach

Date: 26th October 2018

Solid Minerals & Energy – Oil & Gas

Date: 26th October 2018

Century Group
Mr. Ken Etete
Mr. Ken Etete

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Before and After - The impact of local content on the Nigeria Oil & Gas industry and application on the African market.

  • Value Creation
  • Empowerment

The Do-Tank Session

Facilitator

Ghana International Chambers of 
Commerce (GHICC)
Ms. Matilda A. Arhin

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Starting Small, Growing Big – The Case study of Going-Company, a family business

  • Mobilising capital
  • Managing growth
  • Application technology
  • Human resources need

This is a thinking and action session for Africans.

This session is meant to coin out solution(s) for a specific issues or retinue of issues in support of Africa governments, economy and development.

Watch this space!

The outcome of this session will be made public in a press conference for further actions.

You are invited to join the discussion!

Event Location

  Stadt Zürich
Wasserversorgung
Street: Hardhof 9
City: 8021 Zürich
Country: Switzerland

About ADIC

The African Development & Investment Convention (ADIC) is a one-stop-shop and access point to entering the African market. It is an annual convention devoted exclusively to promoting Africa as an investment and trade hub through public-private partnerships, project-investor matching, and showcasing of bankable projects across all sectors.

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