The Sloan Africa Innovate Conference 2016 | Transformative Innovations for an inclusive future, 8th – 9th April

Posted March 14, 2016 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Events ~ 3,663 views


Africa Innovate Conference 2016

Transformative Innovations for an inclusive future
When: Friday April 8 – Saturday April 9
Where: MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02139

To learn more or register, please visit our website:
Africa Innovate is an intimate showcase of the latest ideas and innovations in
entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare, energy and education. In addition to our
panels, our esteemed Keynotes reflect on how they have made their contribution
to the continents development. We look forward to seeing you there!


Keynote Speakers
Mrs Ibukun Awosika Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd
Michael Joseph Director of Mobile Money, Vodafone Group Ltd
Claude Grunitzky Founder & CEO, TRUE Africa & TRACE Magazine
Conference highlights
Friday April 8
Movie screening: Poverty, Inc.
VIP dinner
Keynote speech: Claude Grunitzky
Saturday April 9
Keynote speeches: Mrs Ibukun Awosika and Michael Joseph
Start up previews and showcase
Vision talks
MIT Africa: What MIT is doing in Africa
5 panel conversations
 Finance/Fintech
 Energy
 Telecommunications
 Education
 Agriculture
Post-conference activities

See Conference Agenda below.

The club’s objectives and major initiatives include the following; / Showcasing the countless business and job opportunities that exist in Africa / Profiling current business leaders shaping Africa’s future / Creating greater exposure for entrepreneurs focused on Africa / Facilitating the bridging of the various Africa-focused groups at MIT / Assisting prospective MIT Sloan MBAs with the application process / Facilitating internships and job opportunities / Networking with top business schools / Plan and lead student treks / Networking with Africa’s leaders at annual conference / Amazing food and fun parties / Opportunities to mentor MIT undergrads / 

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