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Nov 15
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09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Welcome
09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
AHUB
Welcome to day three
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Blockchain as a global phenomenon with massive social, technological and economic impact
  • Farzam Ehsani - CEO and Co-founder, VALR.com

•    Aligning the African population and technology to create a potential economic powerhouse.
•    Benefiting from increased efficiencies and reduced costs
•    Collaborating with different disruptive technologies and start ups


09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
IoT World Africa
Chair's Opening Remarks
09:20 - 11:20 120 mins
LeadersIn Africa
Future Cities Africa
09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
Connecting Africa
Welcome and Introduction
09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Welcome and Introduction
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Keynote: Africa’s E-Health Revelation: Reaching all corners, a Zambian Case Study
09:30 - 10:10 40 mins
Info
AfricaCom Headliners
Big brands and tech start-ups: developing a blueprint for win-win collaboration and partnerships in Africa
  • Abdou Karim Mbengue - Director of Communication and External Relations, Sonatel
  • How can large corporates help to stimulate Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem?
  • What’s in it for who?
  • Exploring the key elements of successful partnerships
  • How should start-ups engage potential corporate investors?
  • Providing tools and resources to help start-ups to scale up
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
AHUB
Keynote: Win-Win: effectively balancing social impact and financial return
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Mission Critical Africa: Creating Safe Communities - Technology Meets Policy
  • How can policy makers work with solution providers to generate a safe city?
  • How is a safe city labelled safe?
09:30 - 10:10 40 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Identifying successful business models for unlicensed and dynamic spectrum
  • Is ad-driven revenue a better alternative to straight pay-for-Wi-Fi access models
  • Rolling out hotspots to support local people and small businesses
  • Are we any closer to establishing regulations allowing dynamic spectrum deployments?
09:30 - 10:10 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Ensuring that quality content is getting commissioned in Africa
  • Who is financing the commissioning of local content? Is crowdsourcing a viable option?
  • How are independent producers making money?
  • How are channels and operators supporting the development of African content?
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Blockchain for Impact
  • Shaun Conway - Founder and President, ixo Foundation

•    Counting what matters and valuing what counts
•    Growing the tokenised Impact Economy
•    Decentralised marketplaces to deliver finance and trade impacts
•   Impact fingerprints on everything


09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
The Momentous rise and future potential of Agri-tech
  • Speaker Lesley Colmer - Director, Greencom
09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
Info
AHUB
Panel: Ripe for digital disruption: what are the hottest sectors for technology-enabled investments?
  • Sector roundup: financial services, logistics, energy, education and healthcare
  • Uncovering opportunities to innovate
  • Separating novelty and hype from sustainable, scalable solutions
  • How can you anticipate digital disruption?
09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
IoT's Impact on Mining - Case Study
  • Kobus Pienaar - CIO, Vedanta Resources
  • How IoT is enhancing the industry’s safety in tandem with tightening regulations.
  • Vehicle tracking and remote monitoring to decrease risk to human life.
  • Wearables and atmosphere monitoring sensors.
  • Predictive maintenance examples.
10:00 - 10:40 40 mins
Fintech Africa
Can the digital economy built on blockchain provide transparency and control?
  • Llew Morkel - Founder and CTO, DreamBlock
  • Tanya Knowles - Managing Executive, Strate Ltd
  • Warren Hero - CIO, Eduloan
  • Justin McCarthy - CEO, UBUcore
10:00 - 10:20 20 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
The Gaming and e-Sport Revolution: South Africa’s Treasure Trove
10:10 - 10:50 40 mins
Info
AfricaCom Headliners
How is blockchain technology disrupting Africa?
  • Why is Africa an ideal launch pad for blockchain technology?
  • How will blockchain transform and elevate Sub-Saharan African economies?
  • Use cases: how will blockchain shape the world around you?
  • Addressing blockchain adoption and implementation challenges
  • Staying ahead of the game: exploring the strategic implications of blockchain for African enterprises
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
IoT World Africa
Designing The Connected Business: Developing a winning ICT strategy for your enterprise: what new technologies should be on your radar?
  • Justin Gregory - CTO - National Sales and Channels, FNB Business
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Strategies for Connecting the Unconnected
  • Who are the key stakeholders responsible for introducing the digital world?
  • Is the challenge now access or adoption?
  • Latest initiatives to bridge the digital divide?
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
How are telecoms operators and broadcasters interfacing with studios?
10:20 - 10:40 20 mins
AHUB
Getting to grips with start-up funding models in Africa
10:20 - 11:20 60 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Lunch and Opportunity to Visit Exhibition
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Panel: IoT - Direct to Consumer
  • Chair Margaret O'Connor - Adventure Capitalist, The Centre for Disruptive Technologies
  • Raj Wanniappa - Founder and CEO, Future Horizon Technologies
  • Dawid Janse van Rensburg - Supply Chain Director, Cargo Carriers
  • Fusing mobile connectivity, the cloud, data analytics, the informal market, and formal finance.
  • How do you connect 200,000 spaza customers to what they want from FMCG and MNO companies in Africa?
  • Inventory control reality check: last mile in peri-urban and rural South Africa?
10:30 - 11:20 50 mins
Info
Connecting Africa
Leave nobody behind: The practicalities of digital inclusion
  • Why are women and other marginalised groups not benefitting from new mobile-enabled services?
  • What support do these groups need to focus immediate action?
  • How do we overcome barriers in the way?
  • What are the consequences of doing nothing?
10:30 - 10:50 20 mins
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
How do we support young content creators?
10:40 - 11:00 20 mins
AHUB
Practical advice on when and how to engage potential investors
10:40 - 11:00 20 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Blockchain for business

•    Defining the key components for blockchain
•    Designing a new system of blockchain for businesses
•    Blockchain across many industry verticals
•    How to get started


10:50 - 10:55 5 mins
AfricaCom Headliners
Close of AfricaCom Headliners day three
10:50 - 11:10 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
Can content producers think differently in terms of how they produce content?
  • Brian Banda - Senior Presenter and Talk Show Host, Times Group
  • Do content producers get enough support to think outside the box?
  • Is there a fear culture stopping producers breaking the mould?
11:00 - 12:00 60 mins
AHUB
Lunch
11:00 - 11:50 50 mins
Info
Fintech Africa
Why Africa is embracing Cryptocurrency adoption
  • Lorien Gamaroff - CEO, Bankymoon
  • Adam Gouveia - CFO, BitPesa
  • Tricia Martinez - Founder and CEO, Wala
  • Nasreen Saunders - Founder and CEO, Umphakathi weAfrika
  • Rene Reinsberg - Founder, CELO

•    Unlocking financial inclusion problems
•    ICOs challenging traditional IPOs
•    Providing secure, efficient and simple financial services
•    Disrupting the traditional payments market


11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Panel Discussion - Reimagining the Commute with IoT
  • Margaret O'Connor - Adventure Capitalist, The Centre for Disruptive Technologies
  • Justin Spratt - Head of Business, Uber
  • Theven Naicker - Head of IT, Scania
  • Data mapping trains, buses, informal taxis, cars, and corporate shuttles in deepest Africa — and globally.
  • Investing in new ways to move Africans across Africa’s cities.
  • Where will bike sharing land in Africa?
  • Changing African cultural norms about mobility.
  • Driving down the cost of connected mobility systems for everyone.
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
How rights owners are adjusting strategies for exploitation of the economic value in their content
  • How best to organize the sequential roll out of content for maximum return
  • How to build audience demand while avoiding overlaps
11:20 - 12:00 40 mins
Connecting Africa
How would an African single market impact telecoms across the continent?
11:20 - 12:20 60 mins
Info
AfricaCom 20/20
Personal Introspective Round

Audience will answer 5 questions about the topics of the 20/20 track pre-set on day one. They will answer these after reflection of all the sessions have concluded. They will then be invited by the chairman to give their answers to their peers and start a conversation guided by the chairperson. (Using Slido)

11:30 - 12:40 70 mins
IoT World Africa
Exhibition Visit and Networking Lunch
11:30 - 12:10 40 mins
Info
Africa Video Forum Content Hub
How do we Reduce Barriers of Entry for Talent in Media?
  • Providing new opportunities for content creators to get discovered
  • The rise of user generated content to complement commissioned programming
  • The impact of Youtube / Facebook live / Instagram in sharing local stories
  • How are the new generation of content creators building local audiences?
11:50 - 11:55 5 mins
Fintech Africa
Lunch and Close of Day 3
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
AHUB
Minimising growing pains while scaling up your business
12:00 - 12:05 5 mins
Connecting Africa
Close of Connecting Africa 2018
12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
AHUB
A data protection briefing for African tech start-ups
12:20 - 12:25 5 mins
AfricaCom 20/20
Close of AfricaCom 20/20 Stage
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
AHUB
Building a pipeline of entrepreneurial talent to lead Africa’s future tech giants
12:40 - 12:50 10 mins
IoT World Africa
Chair's Opening Remarks
12:50 - 13:10 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
IoT's Impact on Agribusiness - Case Study
  • Stuart Van der Veen - CIB Head of Disruption and Innovation, NedBank
  • Deploying a network architecture that is tailor-made for the infrastructural and economic realities of Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Choosing network partners who can make precision farming a reality
  • Connecting “dumb” devices to the network and delivery platform to ensure all data collected can be navigated and reacted to.
13:00 - 13:05 5 mins
AHUB
Close of the AHUB 2018
13:10 - 13:35 25 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Case Study: How The Gauteng Region is Creating Africa's First Smart City Model
  • Sebastian Dyantyi - Key Account Manager, WhereIsMyTransport
  • Nyiko Ashley Nkuna - Head: Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Gautrain Management Agency

Demonstrating the power of a centralized data platform to house information on integrated public transport data to build mobility solutions to serve citizens. How the region of Gauteng is creating the first smart city model in Africa, through accurate data and advanced technology in order to create sustainable transport solutions for the future.

Speaking points:

  • The importance of integrating formal and informally run public transport data to improve mobility for citizens.
  • How WhereIsMyTransport collects and digitalises public transport data.
  • How an integrated mobility platform can power mobile applications to improve the safety and efficiency of mobility for commuters.
  • The future vision for the Gauteng region on centralized data, transport planning and sustainable development.
13:35 - 13:55 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
Adapting Your Business' Operating Model to Maximise ROI from IoT Across The Enterprise
  • Neebashnee Kristnasamy - Head of Projects and Digital Transformation Programme, Sanlam Private Wealth
  • How utilities companies and smart energy IoT projects in the industry can be used as a benchmark for IoT innovation.
  • How advanced analytics platforms are enabling customers to gain complete control of their energy and water consumption.
  • Lessons learned from smart meter network deployment.
  • Lessons learned from smart meter analytics platform deployment.
  • Role of governmental bodies in enabling the scaling of these projects.
13:55 - 14:15 20 mins
Info
IoT World Africa
The Intersection of Back-End and Front-End Innovation - Delivering The Future of Financial Services Through The IoT
  • Kevin Rolfe - Head of IT, Barclays
  • Exploring front and back-end IoT innovation in financial services.
  • Productivity enhancement through automation.
  • Bespoke insurance quotations based on sensor data.
  • Partnerships with other industry players to optimise customer data.
14:15 - 14:20 5 mins
IoT World Africa
End of IoT World Day 2 and Closing Remarks
Showing of Streams