CONFERENCE PANELS

TOPICS

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Education

With the majority of Africa’s population under 20 years old, how will innovations in the structure & delivery of education shape the future?

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Communication

People may be familiar with the explosive growth of telecommunications in many African countries, but how have these widespread technologies affected peoples’ daily personal & professional lives? We will expand the conversation beyond the typical recourse to address how a new base of consumers can expand the offerings and impact of connectivity on the African continent.

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Finance

Foreign investors, domestic markets and entrepreneurial pursuits are growing throughout Africa. Join us as we explore the unique challenges, advantages and lessons gained from business experience on the final frontier.

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Agriculture

Current population estimates for the continent place Africa’s population at 1.1 billion, with a projected growth estimate to double the population by 2050. We will explore how innovations in agriculture aim to address the current and future needs of feeding the continent and finding new ways to address issues of hunger and distribution with innovative & sustainable methods.

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Energy

As the population grows, how will traditional and renewable energy sources play a role in shaping the landscape of the future? Energy will be one of our featured topics as we address the growing needs for options that will enable many African nations to grow to meet self-sustaining needs for their populations.