WORKSHOPS

AGRICULTURE & INNOVATION WORKSHOP

What can we learn from the latest African innovations?

By fostering innovation and using local solutions, the next generation will be able to create new systems and opportunities.

Inspired by biotech and tech companies, panelists and participants will brainstorm around the next agricultural challenges in terms of value chain optimization and water management.

SKILL SETS, THE NEW CURRENCY

The group of 20 participants will explore a list of ideas in conjunction with executives and entrepreneurs working in the top-tier leading industries in Africa. Together, they will define the skills needed by industry/ sector and by demographics.

They will also create a Skill Set Builder methodology through workshop activities. The theme will be: by harnessing its youth potential and its access to technology, can Africa leapfrog the innovation gap?

MOBILE TELECOM, DATA, AND BANKING

This panel will address the ever growing mobile telecom and banking sectors. Panelists will discuss the solutions for success in these areas and look at what is currently being offered by the top 10 leading companies.

During this workshop, participants will explore solutions offered by telecom companies and new models offered by local banks.

WOMEN & TECH

NGOs, government and private entities are offering education programs to women in engineering, computing, web-development, health, and science.

The United Nations Development Prorgram (UNDP) lists a series of data and tools on this topic.

Participants in this workshop will use these pieces of information to and creative-solutions for women’s employment in the African zone.