Time

Topic

10:00am

Welcome Remarks

Chairman

10:10am

Opening Remarks

Minister of Science & Technology

10:20am

Digital Cities: Looking beyond Smart City

Ministerial panel

11:00am

Expert Thoughts: Connecting Industries, Changing Norms

Thought Leaders Panel

11:40am

Strategy: Setting the stage for Eco-Sustainable Innovation in Western Africa

Keynote

12:00pm

Industry 4.0:  Encouraging West Africa’s Economic Growth and Transformation

Transformative Panel

12:40pm

Innovation Accelerated: Paving the way for the Digital Economies

Keynote

01:00pm

LUNCH BREAK

02:00pm

FinTech: Aligning Regulations for Digital Banking for Economic Efficiency

Regulators Panel

02:40pm

Digital Payments: Risk & Threats Vs Accountability & Security

 Panel

03:20pm

Decentralised Finance (DeFi): Boosting the Crypto potential in West African 

Keynote

03:40pm

Digital Finance: How Microfinance is navigating the Fintech revolution?

Keynote: Africa Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI)

04:00pm

Close of Day 1


 

Time

Topic

10:00am

Welcome Remarks

Chairman

10:10am

Opening Remarks

Minister of Science & Technology

10:20am

Digital Cities: Looking beyond Smart City

Ministerial panel

11:00am

Expert Thoughts: Connecting Industries, Changing Norms

Thought Leaders Panel

11:40am

Strategy: Setting the stage for Eco-Sustainable Innovation in Western Africa

Keynote

12:00pm

Industry 4.0:  Encouraging West Africa’s Economic Growth and Transformation

Transformative Panel

12:40pm

Innovation Accelerated: Paving the way for the Digital Economies

Keynote

01:00pm

LUNCH BREAK

02:00pm

FinTech: Aligning Regulations for Digital Banking for Economic Efficiency

Regulators Panel

02:40pm

Digital Payments: Risk & Threats Vs Accountability & Security

 Panel

03:20pm

Decentralised Finance (DeFi): Boosting the Crypto potential in West African 

Keynote

03:40pm

Digital Finance: How Microfinance is navigating the Fintech revolution?

Keynote: Africa Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI)

04:00pm

Close of Day 1

Time

Topic

10:00am

Welcome Remarks

Chairman

10:10am

Possibilities Unlimited: Leveraging AI, IOT & Big Data for Infrastructural Transformation.

Consumer/Technology Panel

10:50am

Data Share: A look at data collaboration for Smarter, Healthier & Safer Cities

Collaborative Panel

11:30am

Digital Utility: Resolving Energy & Utilities Challenges through technology

Keynote

11:50am

Link up: Integration Strategies to fill the Utility Infrastructure Gap

Regional Panel

12:20pm

Evolve: Rethinking next generation Smart Mobility Infrastructure

Influencers’ Panel

12:40pm

Tap: Digitizing Payments for the Public Transport Sector

Keynote

01:00pm

LUNCH BREAK

02:00pm

Connectivity: Technologies innovating Telecoms & 5G

Keynote:  Alioune Ndiaye, CEO Orange Middle East and Africa

02:20pm

Venture: Rethinking Africa’s ICT Infrastructure

Deep Dive Panel

03:00pm

Push: Setting the stage for Tech Start-up Ecosystem

Incubators & Innovators panel

03:20pm

Guide: How can Tech Innovators leverage the Start-up Incubation?

Keynote

03:40pm

Digital Entrepreneurship: Leveraging Social Media for growth & Success

Keynote

04:00pm

Close of Day 2

Time

Topic

10:00am

Welcome Remarks

Chairman

10:10am

Promote: Affordable IOT for Connected Communities

Keynote

10:30am

Add to Cart: A look at the future of IOT in Retail, Changing Consumer Trends

Keynote

11:10am

Digital Skills: Designing the workforce for tomorrow

Keynote

11:30am

Future Stars: Enabling Education Technology in West Africa

Educational Panel

12:20pm

Transformers: Implementing AI & Blockchain to elevate level of Education

Keynote

12:40pm

Insight: Connecting & empowering Rural cities, Closing the Digital Divide

Keynote

01:00pm

BREAK

02:00pm

Digital Health: Re-Engineering the healthcare system through Technology

Systems Thinking Panel

02:40pm

Care: Affordable healthcare through AI Integration

Keynote

03:00pm

Initiative: Connecting the dots with Blockchain applications in Healthcare

Keynote

03:20pm

Wrap Up