Full schedule now available here.
Welcome Remarks by Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
10:30am - 11:15am
Panel: "Ready for Your Close-Up: Rewriting the African Script.” Powered by Temple Motion Pictures.
Participating Companies include Temple Motion Pictures, Ebony Life, Kwese
12:00 - 12:35pm
"Lights, Power, Action: Africa Goes Green": Sandrine Nzeukou, Executive Director, Invest Africa in conversation with Jessica O. Matthews, CEO, Uncharted Power; and Maurice Parets, CEO, Pawame
1:00pm - 1:30pm
“Inside Africa”: The Next Generation of PR is in Emerging Markets
Featuring Eliot Pence, Co-Founder, Africa Expert Network
2:00pm - 2:35pm
Fireside Chat: "Investing in a Vision for Rwanda"
Featuring Locus Analytics
3:15pm - 3:45pm
“Big Law & Africa: How Covington Is Supporting The Continent’s Technology Boom”
Featuring Worku Gachou, Policy Advisor, Covington and Burling LLP
4:00pm - 4:20pm
Delivering the Best of Africa to the World's Doorsteps.
Featuring Kathleen Campbell, Head of Global Operations, MarketplaceAFRICA.com
4:30pm - 4:50pm
Searching for Scale: The opportunities and challenges of moving beyond startup in the African context.
Featuring Dylan Richts, Senior Partnerships Associate, MEST
5:30pm - 7pm
Networking Happy Hour. Powered by Avant Garde Network.
8:00pm - 11pm
"Africa After Dark": The Official Africa House After Party featuring 9ice, Bisola Aiyeola, Chris Akinyemi and Aaron Munroe
Welcome to the Silicon Lagoon: A Nigeria Tech Breakfast Showcase
Featuring Paga, Venture Garden Group, Gidimo, Cars45
11:45am - 12:15pm
Panel: “Dancing to the Afrobeat: The rise and rise of African music”
Featuring Mark Redguard, Head of Entertainment, West Africa, Temple Management Company, in conversation with Rikki Stein, Kalakuta Sunrise Limited and Head of A&R, OkayPlayer, Abiola Oke, CEO and Publisher, OkayAfrica, and Troy White, Managing Director, Temple East Africa
12:45pm - 1:15pm
"Launching Africa: The Next Frontier in the Space Race”
Featuring Roxsanne Dyssell, Marketing Director, Afamba, in conversation with Levin M. Born, Managing Director, Afamba
1:45pm - 2:30pm
Panel: #Tech4Development. Powered by the US African Development Foundation
Featuring C.D. Glin, CEO, US African Development Foundation, in conversation with Wutiko, Wazi Vision, and Cherehani
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Doing Brand Activism Correctly:
A workshop powered by Accountability Lab and #CultureFix
4:00pm - 4:30pm
#TheFutureIsFemale: Greta Schettler, COO, WEConnect International, in conversation with Tobi Karim, Founder, The African Feminist and Afua Osei, Co-Founder, She Leads Africa
4:45pm - 5:00pm
#AfroFuturism: How African Superheros are Saving the Day
Featuring Roye Okupe, CEO, YouNeek Studios