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Africa Tech Festival 2024 – The Home of AfricaCom, AfricaTech & AfricaIgnite
Event dates: 11-14 Nov 2024
Exhibition Opening Dates: 12 - 14 Nov 2024Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Digital Symposium Series

The Africa Tech Festival Digital Symposiums are a series of online events looking at the key trends driving Africa’s tech and innovation ecosystems. Topics include Connecting the next Billion, the future of African Connectivity and more!


Africa Tech Festival, the continent’s largest tech event, and Connecting Africa, the media brand dedicated to Africa’s digital transformation, are partnering to bring you a series of online events which will take an in-depth look at the key trends driving the continent’s tech and innovation ecosystems.

Connecting Africa editor Paula Gilbert will be joined by leading analysts and industry insiders, who will share their telecoms and enterprise market forecasts for 2022, with a focus on topics such as connecting the next billion and digital infrastructure investment . The Symposium series has been designed to work around your busy schedule, allowing to to access detailed information on relevant topics, while minimising time away from work commitments.

Symposium highlights include...


Live Attendees

86 Minutes

Average Viewing Time


C-Level Attendance

Who you could meet?

500+ senior attendees will join each Digital Symposium, including:

Symposium Host: Paula Gilbert | Connecting Africa

Paula Gilbert joined Connecting Africa as Editor in June 2019. The South Africa-based journalist previously worked as a TV producer and reporter for business television channels Bloomberg TV Africa and CNBC Africa and started her career in radio news. She has been reporting on key developments in Africa's telecoms and ICT sectors for most of her journalistic career and prior to joining Connecting Africa was the telecoms editor at online publication ITWeb.