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Nov 14
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09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Welcome
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
AHUB
Welcome to day two
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Reaching the hardest to reach – the rural women
  • Anne-Marie Chidzero - Co-Founder and Principal Partner, Alitheia IDF Managers,

•    Connecting women and narrowing the gender gap
•    Offering greater control over women’s financial lives
•    Realising higher spend on health and education through fintech
•    Achieving full financial and economic inclusion for women


09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Keynote: Virtualizing your network functions via Telco cloud infrastructure across all network and service platforms
  • Speaker Rakesh Kukreja - Group MD, IsatAfrica
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Welcome
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Welcome and Introduction
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Leveraging the cloud to power your AI application
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
5G Africa
Chair’s Opening Remarks
  • Matthew Reed - Practice Leader, Middle East and Africa , Ovum
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
IoT World Africa
Chair's Opening Remarks
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Welcome and Introduction
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
Africa Video Forum
Welcome and Introduction
09:10 - 09:20 10 mins
Connecting Africa
Welcome and Introduction
09:10 - 11:40 150 mins
LeadersIn Africa
LeadersIn Africa Regulatory Think Tank
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Propelling Africa towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
AHUB
Keynote: A fresh approach: tech entrepreneurs tackling Africa’s social, economic and environmental challenges
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Developing a winning ICT strategy in an age of digital disruption
09:20 - 10:05 45 mins
Info
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Ensuring return on investment in fibre infrastructure
  • Yonas Maru - Group Managing Director, BCS Group
  • Thinus Mulder - CEO, Dark Fibre Africa
  • Backbone maintenance: power, security and efficiency
  • Whose right of way? Engaging stakeholders to create a win-win solution
  • Using existing metro infrastructure to reach new customers
  • Overcoming interconnectivity challenges across borders
  • How can fibre reconcile with wireless to maximise coverage?
  • The benefits of the public-private partnership model
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
Info
5G Africa
Money talks –mobile payments and ecommerce
  • Market size and growth potential of e-commerce in the region – the role of mobile technology
  • Challenges facing retailers and e-commerce providers and opportunities for MNOs
  • Developing a mobile payments portfolio – Mobile Money, mobile banking, mobile wallets, billing etc
  • Establishing win-win partnerships
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Developing IoT Network Capability - Choosing Connectivity Standards and a Network Provider to Fit Your Business' Needs
  • NBIoT vs LORA vs…?
  • Understanding security pros and cons of different standards.
  • Examples of where different connectivity standards provide differing degrees of cost-effectiveness
  • Why the size and complexity of your network - and bandwidth requirements - should influence the choice of standards.
  • Are there any emerging connectivity standards providing different, Africa-centric alternatives?
09:20 - 10:00 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Building an African sports media industry
  • Are social platforms a challenge or compliment to traditional broadcasting
  • Is it all about EPL and other major sporting leagues?
  • Is a Paradigm shift necessary to survive in this environment?
09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum
Planning infrastructure investments in a rapidly evolving market
  • Market transformation from hardware-based infrastructures to software-defined video solutions
  • Finding a way around long-term technology investments to deliver short-term ROI
  • Identifying video infrastructure solutions that are flexible enough to address emerging requirements
  • Preparing for advanced future applications
09:20 - 10:00 40 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Where is the real money in LTE networks for operators right now?
  • Is it all about 5G when 3G networks are still making money?
  • Successes and challenges of 4G deployment
  • Making broadband affordable and accessible for all
  • How will 4G and 5G coexist?
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
The fintech future for Africa

•    The smartphone bank
•    Beyond the branches
•    The selfie tech recognition


09:30 - 10:10 40 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Panel: How effective is network virtualisation in optimising African Telco’s with their ROI?
  • Speaker Ts'epo Thabisi - Executive Head: Consumer Business and CVM, Vodacom Lesotho
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Transforming your telco business in Africa
  • Kamal Bhattacharya - Chief Innovation Officer, Safaricom
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum
Affordable streaming in Africa
  • Technology advancements to reduce data costs
  • Managing network spikes for consistent quality of service
  • Making mobile video mainstream
  • How are the music and film industries facing up to the streaming challenges of full digitalisation?
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Sustainable and inclusive digital transformation to drive socio-economic development
  • Jean Philbert Nsengimana - Special Advisor and former Minister of ICT, Government of Rwanda, Smart Africa
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
AHUB
Incubating entrepreneurs: strengthening connections between academic centres of innovation and African tech start-ups
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
5G Africa
How to migrate signalling from 2G to 5G
  • Lasse Makinen - Senior Sales Manager, Network Products, Tieto
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Data Management for IoT Acceleration
  • Unathi Mtya, TBC
  • Pulling data from across legacy systems into single platform to optimise business processes and become a predictive business, not reactive.
  • Identifying all data entry points across the business as a precursor to IoT projects.
  • Ensuring business processes are sophisticated enough to match up with data analysis capabilities
  • Handling increased data requirements in the business
  • Defining data pipeline and data governance strategy
  • How to abide by local and regional data policy laws
09:50 - 10:30 40 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Fintech Driving the Digital Transformation of Banking
  • Ian Merrington - CEO, The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi)
  • Raj Wanniappa - Founder and CEO, Future Horizon Technologies
  • Ruan Wannenberg - Head of Technology, RMB
  • Stuart Van der Veen - CIB Head of Disruption and Innovation, NedBank
  • Bassim Haidar - Founder & Group CEO, Channel IT

•    Fintech disruptors vs traditional Incumbents
•    Looking beyond remittance and lending
•    Is regulation blocking “finnovation” in Africa?
•    Harmonising the stakeholder value chain


09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Getting personal with AI: how can AI create loyalty with your customers
  • Francis Mumbi - Innovation Lead, Stanbic Bank
09:50 - 10:30 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum
Video Strategy for mobile network operators
  • Catherine Wanjiku Njari - Senior Manager - TV & Media Content, Safaricom
  • Operator and OTT partnerships
  • Bundling video into existing packages
  • Designing a user interface for mobile consumption
  • How can we collect data to provide better content and services to the customer?
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Info
AfricaCom Headliners
Realising the African smart city vision
  • Defining the African smart city
  • What makes a smart city smart?
  • Essential ingredients for smart city success
  • The central role of the telco
  • A whirlwind tour of Sub Saharan African smart city initiatives
  • Inclusive and accessible smart cities: aligning ambitions with socio-economic realities
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Info
AHUB
Panel: Investor insights: how to stand out from the crowd
  • Understanding investor mentalities, priorities and reservations
  • Successful entrepreneurs: what separates the dreamers from the doers?
  • What gets you noticed?
  • Tips on pitching your start-up
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Info
Enterprise Digital Transformation
What new technologies should be on your radar as a business leader?
  • Defining digital transformation
  • Aligning business strategy with IT investment
  • What technologies should you be adopting now?
  • What new technologies should you be exploring and planning for?
  • Technology adoption hurdles: what keeps CIOs and CTOs awake at night?!
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Info
5G Africa
Panel Discussion: 4G Evolution and the technology roadmap for 5G
  • Mobile edge computing
  • Network slicing
  • Massive MIMO system architecture
  • Fronthaul and backhaul architecture
  • EPC Evolution
10:00 - 10:50 50 mins
IoT World Africa
Panel - Bringing Nordic IoT Innovation to Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Senior Representative - TBC, Flowrox
  • Senior Representative - TBC, Satel
  • Senior Representative - TBC, Uros
  • Senior Representative - TBC, Tosibox
  • Senior Representative - TBC, KONE Cranes
10:00 - 10:20 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Session Reserved for Irdeto
10:00 - 10:20 20 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Affordable and accessible backhaul infrastructures to meet evolving network requirements
  • Managing requirements of capacity, latency and availability
  • Ensuring cost efficiency and minimum power usage
  • Being technology agnostic to deliver required speeds and improve network access
10:05 - 10:25 20 mins
Info
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Session Reserved for Matrixx Software
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Unravelling new business opportunities through disruptive Blockchain
  • Speaker Eugene Nyagahene - Chairman, Tele10
10:10 - 11:10 60 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Lunch break and opportunity to visit the exhibition
10:20 - 11:00 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
What are the building blocks of a viable, mature and robust sports rights market in Africa?
  • Are sports rights commercially viable in the present African economic environment?
  • Do they drive subscription and attract commercial partners?
  • Is the sports rights commercial ecosystem sustainable?
  • Who stands to gain the most from an evolving value chain?
  • What role do key stakeholders play in the maturity of the market?
10:20 - 11:00 40 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Meeting the demands of an intensifying bandwidth requirement
  • Providing an infrastructure for the next generation of internet applications
  • What is the role of satellite in a BB market increasingly serviced by terrestrial?
  • Where will the growth come from in the next 5-10 years in terms of uptake of services / apps and/or revenue?
10:25 - 11:10 45 mins
Info
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Open access: from disrupter to mainstream
  • Byron Clatterbuck - CEO, SEACOM
  • Arnob Roy - President Engineering, Tejas Networks
  • Reducing opex, maximising reach: the carrier business case for open access
  • The success of the subsea cable strategy in Africa
  • Learning from open access fibre to develop a fixed-wireless model
  • Stifling or stimulating competition? What compulsory open access networks need to succeed
  • How 5G will impact open access strategies across Africa
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Creating a web of connectivity on the edge of space to connect the unconnected
  • Alastair Westgarth - CEO, Loon
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
AHUB
Market snapshot: A closer look at Nigeria’s tech start-up scene
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Africa – a fertile ground for new fintech services?
  • Marcello Schermer - Expansion, YOCO

•    Examples of cool fintech projects

10:30 - 11:10 40 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Panel: “The Findustrial Revolution”: How can blockchain optimise telecom operator’s products and services in the African Market?
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Keeping it real: meaningful digital transformation on a tight budget
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
5G Africa
Constructing nationwide public LTE Networks
10:30 - 11:20 50 mins
Africa Video Forum
Speed Networking, Exhibition Visit & Lunch
10:50 - 11:10 20 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
The Next Einstein Initative and Africa’s role in the quantum revolution
  • Thierry Zomahoun - President & CEO, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, & Chair, The Next Einstein Forum
10:50 - 11:10 20 mins
AHUB
Market snapshot: Exploring new opportunities in Francophone Africa
10:50 - 11:10 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
The future of cloud computing for African enterprises
10:50 - 11:50 60 mins
5G Africa
Lunch and networking break
10:50 - 11:20 30 mins
IoT World Africa
Exhibition Visit and Networking Lunch
11:00 - 11:50 50 mins
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Exhibition Visit & Networking Lunch
11:00 - 11:20 20 mins
Connecting Africa
Enabling Africa’s Rural Communities to Participate in Africa’s Digital Economy?
11:10 - 11:40 30 mins
Info
AfricaCom Headliners
Developing a winning ICT strategy for your enterprise: what new technologies should be on your radar?
  • Joe Phago - Chief Information Officer, National Treasury of South Africa
  • Palesa Sepanya - CIO, PetroSA
  • Prasanna Burri - CIO, Dangote
  • How is digital transformation impacting your business?
  • New technologies: separating novelty and hype from practical application and ROI
  • ICT investment strategies and priorities
  • Managing information security in an age of rapid digital transformation
  • Creating and sustaining a corporate culture that supports innovation and entrepreneurship
11:10 - 12:10 60 mins
AHUB
Lunch
11:10 - 12:40 90 mins
Fintech Africa
Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
11:10 - 12:10 60 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Lunch and Opportunity to Visit Exhibition
11:10 - 12:10 60 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Lunch
11:10 - 12:10 60 mins
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Handling small data sets: do you really need huge sets of data to leverage AI?
  • Moloti Nakampe - Executive Director, ABI
11:20 - 11:30 10 mins
IoT World Africa
Chair's Opening Remarks
11:20 - 11:40 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum
Building a better user experience for navigating content
  • Making it easy for viewers to find what they’re looking for
  • Increasing the value subscribers get from your service with effective content discovery
  • Increasing customer retention with greater metadata accuracy, depth and flexibility
  • Providing a dynamic, personalised user experience with effective recommendations
11:20 - 12:10 50 mins
Connecting Africa
Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
AI Saving lives: driving digital healthcare with AI
  • Manu Kumar - CDO, BUPA
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Panel - How Are Operators Adapting to Fuel the Future of IoT in Africa? What More Can Be Done?
  • Chair Raj Wanniappa - Founder and CEO, Future Horizon Technologies
  • Senior Representative - BICS, BICS
  • Patrice Slupowski - VP Digital Innovation, Orange
  • What are traditional telco players doing to redefine connectivity in the age of IoT?
  • How can smaller network players disrupt and aid in the maturity of the IoT ecosystem?
  • How are business models changing in both traditional and new players in the market, and what does this mean for IoT development?
11:40 - 11:45 5 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Close of AfricaCom Headliners day two
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Harnessing the opportunity given to agriculture by leveraging AI
  • Benji Meltzer - CTO, Aerobotics
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
Info
5G Africa
Content transformation with next-gen video and media
  • Content in a 5G world – Live TV, VoD, gaming, VR and AR etc
  • 5G to deliver gigabit streaming and resolutions beyond 4K
  • Content and video to increase customer base and satisfaction
  • Competing with OTT
  • Best delivery methods and network configurations and ensuring QoS
  • New approaches to monetisation
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Session reserved for Uniqcast
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Reengineering IT Architecture to Accelerate IoT in Business
  • Mark Nasila - Head of Advanced Analytics, First National Bank
  • Overcoming device and system interoperability challenges
  • Leverage existing IT systems to enable IoT
  • Designing a data environment that facilitates IoT
  • Adapting the business’ operating model in tandem with IT changes to accelerate IoT implementation
12:00 - 12:40 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum
Leadership in Times of Digital Transformation
  • Rani Bisal - Head of IT Strategy & Business Relationship, Multichoice
  • Managing conflicting priorities internally to deliver win-win situations
  • Turning executive vision into practical strategy
  • Navigating the hype of new technologies to deliver true customer value
12:10 - 12:40 30 mins
Info
AHUB
Panel: What are tech giants and other large corporates doing to stimulate the growth of Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem?
  • Exploring the benefits of corporate and start-up partnerships in Africa
  • How can corporates help start-ups and SMEs to scale up?
  • Preventing business culture clashes
  • Wider responsibilities: closing Africa’s digital skills gap
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Headline Keynote: Appolonia, King and Vision City: Fixing housing deficit with Technology
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
How is blockchain technology disrupting financial services and payment systems in Africa? What are the broader implications?
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Info
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Session reserved for Congo Telecom
12:10 - 12:40 30 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Afternoon break and opportunity to visit the exhibition
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Info
5G Africa
5G: Assessing the new revenue opportunities available
  • John Naylon - CTO and Founder, Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL)
  • How 5G is a game changer for new use cases – recent global case studies
  • What is the market opportunity for Africa?

- Fixed wireless access for enterprise and residential markets

- Smart city applications

- IoT & M2M

  • mmWave technology choices to enable revenue growth
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
New Ways of Making Money from Sports Content
  • How are content owners building value in their brand?
  • Can local leagues build on international sporting events?
  • Growing fan base vs immediate revenue
  • Engaging fans on social platforms
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Cloud: Enabling MNOs to introduce new digital services quickly without large upfront investments
  • Where to start building a new cloud-based virtual mobile network
  • How can cloud-based networks give MNOs the flexibility to introduce new services and extend geographical reach
  • Ensuring a high-quality, seamless user experience for digital services
12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Mission Critical Africa: Digitising your assets through the Internet of Things
  • Going beyond SCADA
  • Streamlining your asset management
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Ensuring Social-Tech Equilibrium: Building a Smart Foundation
12:30 - 12:50 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Where will Artifical Intelligence have the biggest impact on your business and how can you extract the maximum value?
12:30 - 13:15 45 mins
Info
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Developing wholesale services to increase revenues
  • Leveraging market strength to expand across the wholesale value chain
  • Creating new revenue streams through B2B offerings including white labelling
  • Customer services as the new point of differentiation
  • Exploring a wholesale Internet of Things proposition
  • Integrating blockchain to improve efficiency and combat fraud
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Info
5G Africa
Panel Discussion: Services, applications and industries that drive the need for 5G
  • Defining the use cases that drive the need for faster connectivity
  • How is the SME market developing and how can Operators help their achieve their goals?
12:30 - 13:10 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Disruption of digital platforms and i-sports content: are African sports platforms embracing the change?
  • What are the sports content consumption dynamics?
  • Traditional vs Digital, is there a contradiction or they complimentary?
  • Mobile Rights key to the future consumption?
  • Social TV an inevitable disruptor of the market?
  • Esports: a global phenomenon but an African pipe dream?
12:30 - 13:10 40 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Understanding the Business Case and Key Drivers for NFV & SDN
  • Why virtualization is non-optional? What is in it for operators’ business?
  • Standards for SDN and NFV and interoperability
  • Why should African operators invest in SDN and NFV?
  • How SDN and NFV can help to meet the changing needs of the customer
12:40 - 13:10 30 mins
Info
AHUB
Panel: Building synergies between MNOs and African tech start-ups
  • What’s in it for who?
  • MNO and start-up collaboration models: what are the options?
  • Practical tips on developing a successful partnership
  • How should start-ups work with MNOs?
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Case Study – A remarkable example of last mile logistics in Kenya
  • Daniel Yu - Founder and CEO, Sokowatch

•    Building intelligence around deliveries
•    Connecting FMCG companies with local stores
•    Taking the power of e commerce to informal retailers


12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
Dissecting the African finance revolution: How has Africa changed the banking landscape with AI?
  • Tomisin Fashina - CIO, Ecobank Group
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Digital Identity: The Cornerstone for The Emergence of Digital Services and Its Influence on Economic Development
  • Patrice Slupowski - VP Digital Innovation, Orange

This session will explore: 

  • The creation of user accounts with strong authentication mechanisms that can recognize users and simplify their customer journey beyond passwords
  • Personal data aggregation and its importance in givingaccess to new services for users and to help enterprises fight against fraud
  • The crucial link between real life and digital life identity
12:40 - 12:45 5 mins
Africa Video Forum
Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day 2
12:50 - 13:10 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Unlocking the value of data: putting big data analytics at the heart of your digital transformation strategy
13:00 - 13:20 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Is Fintech more about the data than the tech? an honest conversation
  • Johan Bosini - Partner, Quona Capital

•    Great products with challenging distribution problems
•    Scaling for success
•    Harnessing the data


13:00 - 13:30 30 mins
Info
AfricaCom 20/20
The African Smart Home: More than Just Practical

Improving water usage and opening opportunities to grow produces

13:00 - 13:20 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
How is mobile banking and AI changing lives?
13:00 - 13:30 30 mins
Info
5G Africa
Panel Discussion: Device ownership in Africa
  • Tackling the device affordability challenge
  • Innovative public-sector initiatives for job creation and low-cost manufacturing
  • The role of OEMs and device manufacturers
13:00 - 13:10 10 mins
IoT World Africa
End of IoT World Day Two and Closing Remarks
13:10 - 13:30 20 mins
AHUB
Live interview: Why should MNOs partner with tech start-ups? What are the key ingredients for success?
13:10 - 13:30 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
IoT as a game-changer for African industries
13:10 - 13:15 5 mins
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Closing Remarks & End of Day 2
13:10 - 13:30 20 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Developing a Business Plan for Virtualising your Network
  • What are the essential phases, goals and metrics for migration to NFV?
  • Deploying virtualized services over legacy networks
  • Analysing the key use cases for SDN and NFV in Africa
13:15 - 13:35 20 mins
Info
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
‘New’ operators, new customers: why MVNOs present a win-win opportunity
  • Utilising FMCG distribution networks to reach a new mobile subscriber base
  • Network requirements to become an international MVNO
  • Creating an attractive offer for retail customers: the network agnostic approach
  • The importance of investing in operating system separation
13:20 - 14:10 50 mins
Fintech Africa
At the Cutting Edge - Africa's female techpreneurs
  • Anne-Marie Chidzero - Principle Partner, Alitheia IDF Managers
13:20 - 13:40 20 mins
AI Summit Cape Town
How can retailers harness the power of AI?
  • Berdine Viljoen - CIO, JD Group
13:30 - 14:30 60 mins
Info
AHUB
Open debate: Is the African tech start-up scene diverse enough?
  • Why diversity matters
  • What is the current state-of-play?
  • Who is responsible?
  • How can diversity be improved?
13:30 - 13:35 5 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Close of AfricaCom 20/20 Stage
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Coffee and networking break
13:30 - 13:35 5 mins
Connecting Africa
Close of Connecting Africa Day 2
13:35 - 13:55 20 mins
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
The impact of SDN / SD-WAN on the wholesale market
13:50 - 14:20 30 mins
Info
Enterprise Digital Transformation
The convergence of blockchain, IoT, AI and big data analytics: a perfect storm of opportunity for African enterprises?
  • Scrutinising the business case: separating hype from practical application and ROI
  • Assessing readiness for large-scale commercial implementation
  • New business models in a volatile digital landscape: disrupt or be disrupted?
  • Re-thinking customer interaction and engagement in a digital world
  • Mapping out a flexible and responsive digital transformation strategy
  • Creating and sustaining a corporate culture that supports ICT innovation
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Wholesale Telecoms Africa
Closing Remarks and Close of Wholesale Telecoms Africa
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
Fintech Africa
Close of Day 2
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Understanding data protection and information security in Africa: protecting your business, your customers and your reputation
14:30 - 14:35 5 mins
AHUB
Close of the AHUB stage
14:40 - 14:50 10 mins
Enterprise Digital Transformation
Close of Enterprise Digital Transformation Africa
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