Theme: “Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development“.

Sub Theme: “The Gateway to African Markets

Designed to contribute to AGOA, Trade Africa, World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA),
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Agenda 2030 and African Union Agenda 2063.


MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018 |8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Track A: Opening Ceremony & Introduction Remarks

Cutting of the ATIGS 2018 Symbolic Ribbon (Red-Carpet Treatment)

Organizer’s Opening Remarks & Vision Statement – Special Address

Host Country Official Welcome Address – US Government – Keynote

Opening Keynote: Trade and Investment for Shared Prosperity: Why Africa? Why Now? – Keynote

Market Opportunities: Africa Continent in Focus – Opening Keynote

Investment and Business in Africa: Opening Plenary Panel Session

Track B: Africa Deep Dive – World’s Next Major Economic Success Story

Expert Talk – Africa-Global Development – Keynote

High-Level CEO Panel: Doing Business in Africa – Plenary Panel Session

Leader Insight: Trade and Investment in Africa – Keynote

High-Level Ministerial Panel: Trade and Investment in Africa – Plenary Panel Session

Track C: Luncheon Program: Business Conversations

Africa is Open for Business: Opportunities and Partnerships: – One-One Conversation

African SMEs and International Investors: – One-One Conversation

Exporter Perspective: Building a Stronger Platform for Exports: – One-One Conversation

Keys to Unlocking Capital for Africa Projects: – One-One Conversation

Africa in the Global Context: Trade, Growth & Development: – One-One Conversation

Investors Talk: Crossing Boundary: – One-One Conversation

Track D: Grow with Africa

Discussion with Global Business Leaders – Plenary Panel Session

Regional Integration in Africa – Plenary Panel Session

A Dialogue with Ambassadors: Grow with Africa – Plenary Panel Session

Track E: The Forum for Africa Economic Development (Partnership. Solution. Scale)

Economic Development in Africa – Keynote

Africa Trade Experts: The State of Africa Industrialization – Panel Session

AU Agenda 2063: The Africa Future We Want– Panel Session

Project Management for Sustainable Development in Africa – Presentation

Africa and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Panel Session

Engaging the African Diaspora in Economic Development in Africa – Presentation

Solving Societal Challenges while Generating Revenues – Panel Session

Track F: Technology, Innovation & Transformation

Innovation in Africa – Panel Session

Technology Transformation in Africa – Panel Session

Fintech and Insurtech Ecosystem in Africa – Panel Session

Made in Africa: Innovation – Presentation

The Innovators & Game Changers – Panel Session

Emerging African Tech – Presentation

A Fintech A.I. Blockchain Revolution – Presentation

Track G: Electrify Africa Forum

Renewables and Their Vital Role in Powering Africa– Panel Session

Renewable Energy Technology Enablers – Panel Session

Spotlight on Power Africa: US government support capabilities – Presentation

The Wind Energy Outlook in Africa – Presentation

Future Trends and Outlook for Solar PV in Africa – Panel Session

Track H: Sustainable Agriculture Forum: Africa

Africa and Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century – Panel Session

Netafim Community Irrigation Projects Netafim – Uganda and India – Presentation

Africa & Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century – Presentation

Track I: Construction and Infrastructure Forum: Africa

Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Africa – Panel Session

Infrastructure and Transportation Development in Africa – Panel Session

ICT Infrastructure Development – Presentation

Track J: Africa Smart Cities Forum

Africa Liveable and Sustainable City – Panel Session

Track K: Consumer Technology Forum: Africa

Consumer Markets Insights – Keynote

VISA Africa Integration Index – Presentation

Track L: Sustainable Educational Development Forum

Education Development in Africa – Panel Session

Track M: Knowledge into Action

Special Announcement Plenary – Special Plenary

Closing Remarks: Africa Forward – Keynote

Full program with more in-depth agenda coming soon!


North America
Global Attain Advancement, LLC
PO Box 18087 Austin, Texas, 78760
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ATIGS 2018 Official Trade Partner & Global Representative
Trustrade Consulting Group, SARL
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