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..


TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018 |8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Track N: Introduction Remarks

Organizer’s Opening Remarks & Chairperson Message – Special Address

Opening Ministerial Statement – Keynote

An Investor Story: Entering the Africa Market – Keynote

The Power Driver Behind the Afridevelopism Economic Initiative – Special Address

Track O: Doing Business in Africa

Expanding in to the African Markets – Plenary Panel Session

Track P: The Money: Investing in Africa

Investing in Africa – Plenary Panel Session

Impact Investment in Africa- Plenary Panel Session

Track Q: US-Africa Manufacturing Forum

U.S Trade Africa Brief – Keynote

USA – Africa Partnership – Panel Session

US-Africa Business Agenda

Africa and the United States: A defining relationship of the 21st century– Panel Session

Track R: UAE-Africa Business Forum

Road to World Expo 2020 – Keynote

Middle East – Africa Partnership – Panel Session

Track S: Parallel Country and/or State Briefings

Investing in Ghana – Presentation

Doing Business in Kenya – Presentation

Investment Opportunities in Nigeria – The Path Less Trodden – Presentation

Doing Business in Cameroon – Presentation

Grow your Export in Canada – Presentation

Invest in Ogun State: The Gateway City – Presentation

Women at The Top

Special Session: Women at The Top – Panel Session

Track T: Luncheon Program: Business Conversations

Special Address: Inspiring the Youth in Congo DRC – One-One Conversation

Closing Your First African Deal: – One-One Conversation

Case Study: Investing in Africa: – Presentation

Overview of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) – Presentation

The Next Generation: Connecting Tomorrow’s Champions – One-One Conversation

Resources and Opportunities for Early-Stage Companies – One-One Conversation

Think Locally. Grow Globally. How to Take Your Business International –Presentation

Africa Investment Shark Tank

Africa Private FDI Shark Tank – Private Pitches

Bankable Projects Showcase – Open Pitches

Africa Startup

National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP) – Presentation

Africa Startup Ecosystem– Panel Session

Private Equity in Africa – Panel Session

Investors & Executive Roundtables

Private Sector and Equity Based Investors – Roundtable

Public Sector – Uganda and India – Roundtable

Co-Investment – Roundtable

Structuring Investments & Negotiating Local Private and Government Partnerships for International Investors

Track U: Africa-China Economic Forum

China in Africa Brief – Keynote

China – Africa Partnership – Panel Session

Track V: Sector Focus

Natural Resources Opportunities – Panel Session

Beauty Industry Opportunities in Africa – Panel Session

Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Africa – Panel Session

Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM – Presentation

Aviation Sector in Africa – Panel Session

The Next Big Thing in Energy Storage in Africa – Presentation

Music and Tourism in Africa – Panel Session

Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Management in the Emerging Markets – Presentation

Investing in Africa’s Healthcare Sector – Presentation

Oil & Gas in Africa – Panel Session

Track W: EU-Africa International Business Congress

State of the EU Brief – Presentation

EU-Africa Partnership– Panel Session

Track X: Gear Up for Africa: Next Steps

Rebranding Africa and Industrialize Africa – Panel Session

Track Y: Africa and The Diaspora

Bridging the Diaspora and Africa – Panel Session

Track Z: Fueling the Future

Summit Announcement Plenary – Plenary Address

Summing up the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018 –Special Address

Summit Announcement Plenary –Special Address

Closing Keynote: Going Forward and Faster: Building Africa Together – Keynote

Full program with more in-depth agenda coming soon!


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