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Thematic Knowledge Event 1 - Building Resilient Digital Economies for Africa : Delivering Effective Infrastructure and Services for Green Economic Growth

22/03/2022
Lead Complex: PIVP
Date: 
25/05/2022
Time: 
3:45pm - 5:15pm

Africa’s digital and ICT sectors have been major success stories over the last 20 years. The Knowledge Event will bring together infrastructure providers, tech entrepreneurs, and investors, as conversation starters, and Government panelists to discuss how Africa can accelerate green economic growth via digital platforms. Two key themes will be explored: (i) Delivering Resilient Broadband - the base infrastructure in the digital age -and (ii) Driving Digital Innovation, Adoption and Entrepreneurship. This segment will explore how Africa can leverage its digital infrastructure investments to accelerate green and economic growth.

Proposed Speakers and Run of Show

Conversation Starters:

1. Delivering Resilient Broadband in Africa
Ralph Mupita, CEO, MTN Group (Virtual)

2. Driving Digital Innovation, Adoption and Entrepreneurship for Africa’s future
Tidjane Dème, Partner, Partech; co-leader Partech Africa Fund (Virtual)

3. Generating value from state-owned digital assets funded and/or operated under Public-Private Partnership schemes

Alain Ebobissé, CEO, Africa50

Panelists:

Closing remarks

  • Mr. Solomon Quaynor, Vice President, Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization, African Development Bank Group

Moderator


Annual Meetings 2022: Highlights from Knowledge Event 1 on Digital Economies


Annual Meetings 2022 : Knowledge Event 1: Building Resilient Digital Economies for Africa
Venue: 
Main Hall, AICC