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Africa Tech Festival
7-11 November 2022

7-11 November 2022

Building a Better Digital World

Design, build and run a better, more inclusive digital world with equal opportunities for all

Key sessions include

Learning in Action – creating a future-ready workforce

Preparing for Education 4.0 - how disruptive technologies are reshaping education system in Africa

Educating digital talent for the future of work - bridging digital skills gap

  •  Why post-pandemic economic recovery is Africa biggest opportunity to create jobs 
  • Role of tech in upskilling new talent and rebuilding an inclusive world  
  • How reskilling women can drive post-pandemic recovery and transform Future of Work 
  • Leveraging the potential of artificial intelligence in bringing digital skills gap
  • Reshaping the workforce and repositioning digital transformation priorities in the long term

Harnessing power of a hybrid organisation

  •  Strategies to integrate flexibility into the hybrid working model 
  • Optimising the digital workplace in a hybrid work culture 
  • How can companies respond to the new challenges and opportunities – that come from moving towards a hybrid work environment? 
  • New working practices that enable better collaboration, diversity, inclusivity and flexibility. 
  • Sustaining company culture in a hybrid/ remote working environment  

Future of mental health at work - productivity vs wellbeing

  • Tackling mental health and encouraging social connectivity 
  • How can technology hinder good mental health at work? 
  • Implementing a proactive mental health strategy at a workplace.  
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging as a driver of wellbeing and performance 
  • The power of empathetic and authentic leadership   

The Future is Accessible

Building the foundations for a prospering Assistive Technologies ecosystem

  • Addressing the gap between policy and practice 
  • The role of government in shaping digital inclusion 
  • The importance of mentorship, innovation hubs, incubators and accelerators 
  • Key challenges to accessing Assistive Technologies  
  •  What actions must be undertaken to ensure connectivity and digital accessibility to fulfill the specific needs? 
  • What types of partnerships or global cooperation efforts must be scaled for to
    be included in the universal connectivity agenda?  

Addressing challenges to scalability and sustainability of digital Assistive technologies in Africa

Building the foundations for a prospering Assistive Technologies ecosystem

Addressing challenges to scalability and sustainability of digital Assistive technologies in Africa

Creating value together with partners and achieving success together with customers

Towards 2030: Transformative technologies shaping Africa’s next decade

Tech Innovation and humanKind

Digital transformation of the continent: One Continent, One Goal – Leveraging the 2020-2030 Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa

Building an “AI First” Africa – how can AI be leveraged to drive the digital revolution across Africa?

Africa’s youth, a global asset the world doesn’t know it has - A Zambian example

Translating impatience for positive change into action

The role of emerging tech in addressing the global climate emergency

Empowering young people: Doing more to support tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, innovators, founders, and leaders