EMERGING AFRICA SUMMIT 2016

Forging Inclusive Growth And Sustained Development

United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

28 January 2016    9.30 am – 17.30 pm

 

  1. Accelerating Africa’s Transformation
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confrenceAlpha Professional Network cordially invites to you to attend the Emerging Africa Summit 2016.
on the 28 January 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Summit brings together world-class speakers who contribute to this exciting conference to gain unrivalled insight, analysis and actionable judgement on the latest developments in Africa's frontier markets.

In this setting, participants are able to engage with speakers and each other in rich and compelling conversation and opportunities to meet the experts on a one-to-one basis thereafter during the networking session.

The Emerging Africa Summit 2016 conference theme: Forging Inclusive Growth and Sustained Development will feature stimulating, compelling plenary sessions and in-depth discussion groups.

The Summit aims to explore how Africa's remarkable growth trajectory can translate into value creation. Experts will give an overview of the African capital markets. Discussions will also include innovative financing solutions to address the infrastructural gap in Africa, and fostering public private partnerships to improve the health care systems. In addition, how African countries can compete on the global stage and attract more investments.

Opening Address

Didier E. Meledje

Didier

 President, Alpha Professional Network

Keynote

H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President, Republic of Liberia

Moderator

Beatrice Marshall

BEATRICE 2

Anchor, CCTV Africa


Plenary Session I

The Role of Finance in Africa’s Growth Story

Dr. James Mwangi Jay Ireland, Paul Hinks Dr. Frannie Leautier
Dr James Mwangi  Jay Ireland Paul Hinks  Frannie
CEO, Equity Bank  CEO Africa, GE  CEO, Symbion Power Founder, MOKBA Private Equity


 Moderator

Bonney Tunya

Bonney Tunya

 Anchor, CNBC Africa


Plenary Session II

Accelerating Youth Employment in Africa

 Aeneas C. Chuma

 Ashish Thakkar Sharron McPherson 
 Aeneas C. Chuma   Ashish J. Thakkar  SL McPherson (June 2015) 
       Regional Director, ILO                                                 Executive, Chairman,       Mara Sokoni    

Founding Member, Women in Infrastructure Development & Energy

Moderator 

Donna St. Hill

Donna St Hill

 Executive Director, Equity Strategies International


Plenary Session III

Supporting the Agribusiness Sector in Africa

Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs

Jeffrey

 Economist

Moderator

Beatrice Marshall

BEATRICE 2

 Anchor, CCTV Africa


Plenary Session IV

Public Private Partnerships in Africa’s Healthcare

 Michel Sidibe H.E. Dr. Richard Sezibera 
Michel Sidibe Dr. Sezibera
Executive Director, UNAIDS  Secretary General, East Africa Community

Moderator

Lillian Kidane

Lillian Kidane

 Director, GE Health


Plenary Session V

Powering Africa: Opportunities and Financing Options in Africa’s Power Sector

Karl Fickensher Dr. Azeb Asnake
Karl Fick photo Azeb Asnake mod

 Deputy Coordinator,Power Africa

CEO, EEPCO

Moderator

Aubrey Hruby

Aubrey Headshot2

 Visiting Fellow, Atlantic Council


Country Focus

INVESTING IN ETHIOPIA

 H.E. Tadesse Hiale Tewodros Ashenafi  Greg Metro 
 Tadesse Haile  Tewodros Greg Metro 
 Former Minister of Trade, Republic of Ethiopia   CEO, SouthWest Energy  Managing Director, Schulze Global Investments,

Moderator

Zemedeneh Negatu

Zemedeneh Negatu

Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

 EMERGING AFRICA SUMMIT 2016

Forging Inclusive Growth And Sustained Development 

United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

28 January 2016    9.30 am – 17.30 pm

£250 per Seat


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