Programme

20/01/2017

MONDAY 22 MAY 2017

07:30 – 17:00
Registration of Participants - Accreditation
09:00 – 18:00
Recording of Governors’ Statements - MRB00 Governors Village
10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition by Companies - Exhibitors Area
10:00 – 11:30
Flagships Release: The 2017 African Economic Outlook (AEO) - Seminar Hall 4
11:30 – 12:30
Press Conference - Seminar Hall 2
11:30 – 13:00
Book launch : “Beating the Odds : Jump-Starting Developing Countries” - Seminar Hall 4
12:00 – 13:30
Africa-India Cooperation on Enhancing the High 5 Strategy: Marker Session - Seminar Hall 3
14:00 – 16:00
Developing Africa’s Grey Matter Infrastructure: Addressing Africa’s Nutrition Challenges - Seminar Hall 2
14:00 – 17:00
African Legal Support Facility Governing Council Meeting - Conference Room 3 First Floor MC Building
14:30 – 16:00
Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Board of Governors on the Conditions of Service for Elected Officers (Closed Session) - MT 02 Governors Village
14:30 – 16:00
Africa India Cooperation - Session 1: Exploring Diversity: Promoting Trade and Investments - Seminar Hall 3
15:00 – 16:30
Transforming African Agriculture into a Lucrative Business - Seminar Hall 1
16:00 – 17:00
Meeting of the Bureau of the Boards of Governors (Closed Session) - MT 02 Governors Village
16:30 – 18:00
Africa-India Cooperation - Session 2: The Infrastructure Imperative - Seminar Hall 3
16:30 – 18:30
Agriculture is Cool: Engaging Africa’s Youth - Seminar Hall 4
17:00 – 18:30
Meeting of the Joint Steering Committee of the Boards of Governors (Closed Session; open to non-member Governors as observers) - MT 02 Governors Village
18:30 – 20:00
Welcome Reception - VIP Luncheon Area


TUESDAY 23 MAY 2017

07:30 – 17:00
Registration of Participants - Accreditation
09:00 – 18:00
Recording of Governors’ Statements - MRB00 Governors Village
09:00 – 11:00
Opening Ceremony - Main Convention Hall
10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition by Companies - Exhibitors Area
11:30 – 13:00
Leadership for Agricultural Transformation: Town Hall with the President - Seminar Hall 2
13:00 – 14:00
High Level Opening Lunch (By invitation) - VIP Luncheon Area
14:00 – 15:30

14:30 – 16:30
Financing African Infrastructure - Seminar Hall 4
15:00 – 16:30
Women in Agriculture - Main Convention Hall Part 1 - Left
15:30 – 17:30
Let’s Talk Africa-Asia Partnerships - Seminar Hall 2
18:00 ‒ 20:00
Special Panel on Accelerating Implementation of the Bank’s Ten-Years Strategy with the High 5s Agenda and on the ADF Policy Lab (Participation restricted to Governors, Alternate Governors, Executive Directors and their Advisers, Alternate Executive Directors, Vice Presidents and Directors of the Bank) - Seminar Hall 4
18:30 – 24:00
Dinner: African Bankers’ Awards (by invitation) - Hyatt Regency Hotel


WEDNESDAY 24 MAY 2017

07:30 – 17:00
Registration of Participants  - Accreditation Center
08:00 – 09:30
First Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Consideration and approval of the:

  • Provisional agenda
  • Report of the Joint Steering Committee
  • Report of the Standing Committee of the Board of Governors on the Conditions of Service for Elected Officers

- Main Convention Hall Part 3 – Right
09:00 – 18:00
Recording of Governors' Statements - MRB00 Governors Village
09:30 – 14:00
Japan - AfDB Forum: Japan - India cooperation for the development of Africa - Seminar Hall 2
10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition by Companies - Exhibitors Area
10:00 – 13:00
Second Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Governors' Dialogue - Main Convention Hall – Part 2 - Middle
11:30 – 13:00
Africa-India Cooperation – Session 3: Powering Africa: Strengthening ISA and Africa-India RE Partnerships - Seminar Hall 3
13:00 – 15:00
Financial Presentation Luncheon - VIP Luncheon Area
14:30 ‒ 16:00
Africa-India Cooperation – Session 4: Agriculture – Partnerships for Green Revolution 2.0 - Seminar Hall 3
14:30 ‒ 16:00
The G20 New Partnership with Africa: Dialogue for Better Youth Employment and Economic Transformation Outcomes - Seminar Hall 2
14:30 – 16:00
Creating Wealth through Fashionomics - Seminar Hall 4
15:00 ‒ 17:00
Boosting Domestic Resource Mobilization to Finance African Transformation - Main Convention Hall Part 2 - Middle
16:30 ‒ 18:30

  • Africa-India Cooperation – Session 5A: Achieving High-5 Agenda through India's Development Cooperation
  • Africa-India Cooperation – Session 5B: EXIM Success Story Case Study Presentation - Seminar Hall 3

16:30 ‒ 18:30
Changing Perceptions on Agriculture: the Role of the Entertainment Industry (“Nollywood Meets Bollywood”) - Seminar Hall 2
19:30 ‒ 24:00
The Sounds of Africa's Transformation: Cultural Night - University Convention Hall


THURSDAY 25 MAY 2017

07:30 – 17:00
Registration of Participants - Accreditation Center
09:00 – 18:00
Recording of Governors' Statements - MRB00 Governors Village
09:00 – 11:00
Third Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Closing Session of the 2017 Annual Meetings - Main Convention Hall Part 3 - Right
09:00 – 11:00
Civil Society Panel - Seminar Hall 4
10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition by Companies - Exhibitors Area
11:00 – 12:00
Closing Press Conference - Seminar Hall 1
11:30 – 13:00
Africa-India Cooperation – Session 6: Skill Development & Education - Seminar Hall 3
12:10 – 12:30
Launching of Korea as the venue of the next Annual Meetings 2018 - Exhibitors Area
12:45 – 14:00
Lunch hosted by the President of the African Development Bank Group (by invitation) - Hyatt Regency Hotel
14:30 – 15:30
Africa-India Cooperation – Session 7: Partnerships in Healthcare - Seminar Hall 3
15:45 – 16:45
Africa-India Cooperation – Session 8: Connect Africa: Partnerships in e-Governance - Seminar Hall 3
17:00 – 18:00
Africa-India Cooperation – Session 9: Industrialise Africa: Unleashing its Real Potential in Manufacturing - Seminar Hall 3
17:00 – 19:00
Visit to the Gandhi Ashram (Departure will be from the MMCC. Please register at the Information Desk in the Accreditation Center) - Gandhi Ashram


FRIDAY 26 MAY 2017

10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition by Companies - Exhibitors Area


OTHER EVENTS

SUNDAY 21 MAY 2017

14:00 – 19:00
AADFI Executive Committee Meeting


MONDAY 22 MAY 2017

08:00 – 18:00
African DFIs CEOs Workshop
09:00 – 13:00
ALSF Governing Council Constituencies Meetings
09:30
India & Africa: Partners in Growth: An Exposition on Opportunities and Technologies for Collaboration
13:30 – 14:30
Networking Lunch hosted by EXIM Bank (By invitation)
18:30 – 20:00
ALSF Cocktail (by Invitation only)  


TUESDAY 23 MAY 2017

08:00 – 18:00
AADFI General Assembly
09:00 – 12:00
Donors meeting (ALSF)
15:00 – 19:00
ADF Working Group Meeting
18:15 – 19:15
Partnership on Illicit Finance (PIF) Steering Committee Meeting (Closed session by invitation)


WEDNESDAY 24 MAY 2017

09:30 – 10:15
Interaction on Central & Southern Africa – India Mining Cooperation
10:15 – 11:15
Department of Science & Technology Roundtable on Innovation and Technology Transfer
14:00 – 17:00
Youth Agripreneurs exhibition
14:00 – 17:00
ALSF High level meeting: “Land investment deals in Africa: Negotiating good contracts for sustainable development»
14:30 – 15:00
Press Briefing: Japan-AfDB : “ Japan-India cooperation for the development of Africa”
15:00 – 15:30
Press Briefing: Communication from the Government of Japan ; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Government of India
18:00 – 20:00
JP Morgan Cocktail


THURSDAY 25 MAY 2017

07:00 – 08:00
Financing the Infrastructure Pillar of Somalia’s National Development Plan (NDP) 2017-19 (by invitation)
09:00 – 12:00
Youth Agripreneurs exhibition
15:30 – 16:30
Shelter Afrique – Discussion on Capital Commitments