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ADIC 2018 AGENDA

INVESTMENT, TRADE & DEVELOPMENT

If you would like to make a speech at ADIC 2018 and join the list of our prestigious speakers please send the following information to the organisation committee by 1st of September 2018.


Summary

Day 1 (25th October, 2018)

08.00 - 09.00 Registration and Welcome coffee break

09.00 - 10.00 Official Opening Ceremony

10.00 - 10.30: Tour of Exhibition Stands

10.30 - 11.15: Coffee break

11.15 - 13.00 : Plenary Session: Is African Trade integrated in the Global Economy?

13:00 - 14:30 : Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 : Seminars

  • Infrastructure Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Clean Energy & Waste Management
  • Project Financing, PPP & IPP

15:30 - 16:00 : Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 : Seminars

  • Africa Single Market
  • Academic & Vocational Education
  • Real Estate / Smart Cities
  • I.T. & Telecommunication

19:30 : Gala Dinner & The Achievers Award Night

This event is a full, formal program with excellent activities suitable for all modern, growing and market and people oriented companies and governments. ADIC Gala-Reward night will feature Africa life bands, entertainers, VIPs, Business people and award winners.

 

Day 2 (26th October, 2018)

08.00 - 09.00 Registration and Welcome coffee break

9:00 - 10:30 : Plenary Session : Depleting the Notion of Africa Market High Risk Profile

10:30 - 11:00 : Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00: Seminars

  • Solid Minerals & Energy – Oil & Gas
  • Tourism & Hospitality Business
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Gender And Social Awareness Women In Leadership

12:00 - 13:00 : Do – Tank - Time For Plan Implementation Plan

This is a thinking and action session reserved for Africans only. This session is meant to coin out solution(s) for specific issues in support of Africa governments, economy and development. Only invited, applied and approved applicants can access this session. Maximum two people from each country will be admitted to this session. The rules of the Do-Tank session will be made known to applicants 3 weeks before the ADIC.

13:00 - 14:30 : Lunch

14:30 - 15:00 : Roundtable discussions

Ten to twenty (10-20) roundtables depending on interest. Sponsors have access to hold A dedicated round table to present brand, services, products, innovation, etc. Project owners have the possibility to book a round table session to present their projects, vision, ideas, pitch etc.

15:00 - 15:30 : Coffee Break

15:30 - 17: 30 : Closing Remarks

- Announcement of Award Winning Projects

Jury work - based on the voting of participants from the first day of the convention until 15pm on the second day based on pre-defined criteria

17:30 : Closing Drinks

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

Canton of Zurich, Department for Economic Affairs
Economic Officer

Time: 09:00 - 09:20

Topic: Welcome Address

Kenya School of Law
Professor Patrick L. Lumumba
Professor PLO Lumumba

Time: 09:20 - 09:40

Topic: The basket of Hope
Let my people go! The prophetic economic and social impacts of letting Africa go: The collaboration theory which will reshape global economy for good.

  • Africa economic revolution
  • Changing paradigm
  • Indigenous leadership

Date: 26th October 2018

AFIDEP
Dayo Ogunsola
Dayo O. Ogunsola

Time: 17:15 - 17:30

Topic: Closing Address

Keynote Speeches

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
ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe
Mr. Douglas Mboweni
Mr. Douglas Mboweni

Time: 10:00 - 10:20

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

seplat petroleum
Dr. Bryant (ABC) Orjiako
Dr. Bryant (ABC) Orjiako

Time: 09:00 - 09:20

Topic: Dependent impact of energy on Africa future and the role of investors

  • Current state
  • On-going projects
  • Major actors
  • Opportunities
Leadership Summit International
Dr. Felicia Mabuza Suttle
Dr. Felicia Mabuza Suttle

Time: 09:20 - 09:40

Topic: Africa's most important contribution to business -- Ubuntu (humanity and compasion).

  • Economic value of the African market
  • Human and social impact of collaborative business relationship
Steward Bank
Dr. Lance Mambondini
Dr. Lance Mambondini

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Depleting the Notion of Africa Market High-Risk Profile

  • Why African markets have become synonymous with high risks
  • Continuous growth of FDI in Africa over the past few years
  • Major actors by country

Discussion Panels & Round Tables

Date: 25th October 2018

Panel Discussions

SECURICO ZimbabweDr. Divine Simbi-NdhlukulaDr. Divine Simbi-Ndhlukula

Asoko InsightMr. Rob WithagenMr. Rob Withagen

Rwanda Private Sector FederationMr. Stephen RuzibizaMr. Stephen Ruzibiza

Swiss Active CapitalMr. Louis ToscaniMr. Louis Toscani

Impact and roles of youths

Media roles

Practitioners (Policy Makers & Entrepreneurs) roles

Financial Impact

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Changing Africa Narrative to boost Global Economy

  • Experience based
  • Knowledge based
  • Culture and social norms

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

Panel Discussions

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

Kenya School of LawProf. P. L. Otieno LumumbaProf. P. L. Otieno Lumumba

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

Legal and compliance  perspective

Infrastructure requirement and gaps

Corporate and global competiveness perspective

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

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.

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

Rivers State Internal Revenue Service
Chief T.A. Norteh
 Chief T.A. Norteh

Time: 11:20 - 11:40

Topic: The effectiveness of refined government policies is aiding revenues generation & FDI: Rivers State of Nigeria as a Case Study

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

Supply Chain Management

Date: 25th October 2018

ADIC Speaker Company

Time: 11:20 - 11:40

Topic: Building an intelligent logistic system in support of a robust economic growth.

  • Inter-connectivity planning, implementation and upgrading
  • Streamlining operation  - technology and human resources requirements

Agriculture & Agro-Processing

Date: 25th October 2018

ADIC Speaker Company
-

Time: 11:20 - 11:40

Topic: Nurturing stakeholders in the agriculture sector to deliver enabling pathways for sustainable agribusinesses in Africa.

  • High yielding seedlings
  • Mechanisation
  • Financing and Risk Management

Fintech & Digital Money

Date: 25th October 2018

ADIC Speaker Company
-

Time: 11:20 - 11:40

Topic: Keying-in to the FINTECH global revolution

  • Emerging technologies
  • Market value
  • Impact on emerging market

Hospitality & Tourism

Date: 25th October 2018

ADIC Speaker Company
Ms. Prisca Chikwashi
Ms. Prisca Chikwashi

Time: 14:20 - 14:40

Topic: Challenges facing Africa’s tourism industry and the opportunities

  • Infrastrusture challenges and opportunities
  • Documentation, knoweldge and awareness

Manufacturing

Date: 25th October 2018

ADIC Speaker Company
-

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Tapping the low cost of manufactuing in multiple African countries

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

Clean Energy & Waste Management

Date: 25th October 2018

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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

ADIC Speaker Company
-

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: Measuring sovereign guarantees (Contingent Liabilities) related risks for captial intensive projects

  • Debt burden
  • Alterntive approaches

Education & Women Roles

Date: 26th 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

Real Estate / Smart Cities

Date: 26th October 2018

Dutum Company Limited
Mr. Temitope Runsewe
Mr. Temitope Runsewe

Time: 09:40 - 10:00

Topic: The impact of falling commodity prices on property development growth

  • Rapid population growth and urbanisation
  • Growing volume of capital is targeted at
  • Sub-Saharan Africa real estate investment and development
  • Property sector continues as a major focus for development activity:
    • Shopping mall
    • Logistics Property
    • Retail property
    • Mass Housing

Information Technology & Telecommunication

Date: 26th October 2018

SAS
Mr. Meir Moalem
Mr. Meir Moalem

Time: 10:20 - 10:40

Topic: Stage and future of artificial intelligence (AI) in Africa

  • Adoption level
  • Trend and development potentials
ADIC Speaker Company
Mr. Prabhas Kumar
Mr. Prabhas Kumar

Time: 10:20 - 10:40

Topic: Indian IT sector calibre and Investment in Africa

  • Developing the right competence
  • Academically and vocationally empowering youths

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

Transportation & Infrastructure

Date: 26th October 2018

ADIC Speaker Company
-

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

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!

Starting ADIC 2018 In

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.

Contact

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