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09:20 09:30 (10 mins)

Visions for Africa Keynotes

Welcome

09:30 09:50 (20 mins)

Visions for Africa Keynotes

Who are the real architects of Africa’s digital future?

09:50 10:30 (40 mins)

Visions for Africa Keynotes

How is digital disruption dislodging established business models and creating new opportunities for African start-ups and tech entrepreneurs?

  • Exploring new opportunities in an age of digital disruption
  • Disrupt or be disrupted? Successfully navigating digital transformation and positioning your organisation for growth
  • The critical importance of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa’s digital economy
  • What can start-ups offer large corporates and vice versa?
  • What opportunities does Africa’s informal economy offer tech entrepreneurs?

10:30 11:10 (40 mins)

Visions for Africa Keynotes

How is the MNO role evolving in response to a rapidly shifting digital landscape?

  • Aligning operating models with new commercial realities
  • Innovating the telco business model to succeed in digital Africa
  • Exploring new opportunities in adjacent markets
  • Identifying and developing new revenue streams
  • New partnerships: Why? Who? How?
  • Building new organisational cultures to support new capabilities

11:10 11:20 (10 mins)

Visions for Africa Keynotes

Close of Visions for Africa Keynotes day three

11:00 11:10 (10 mins)

AHUB

Welcome to day three

11:10 11:30 (20 mins)

AHUB

Empowering the architects of Africa’s digital future: fuelling innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship

  • The role of large corporates in supporting African tech entrepreneurs
  • Success stories to date: developing a blueprint for future collaboration
  • Measures being taken to close Africa’s digital skills gap
  • Providing tools and resources to help start-ups to scale up
  • How are ICT4D initiatives creating new opportunities for tech start-ups and SMEs?

12:00 12:30 (30 mins)

AHUB

When innovation and entrepreneurship meets scale and reach: why should tech start-ups partner with African mobile network operators?

  • Pinpointing synergies: what’s in it for who?
  • What does start-up and mobile operator collaboration look like?
  • Key elements of a successful partnership
  • Getting off to a good start: how should start-ups engage mobile operators?

12:30 14:00 (90 mins)

AHUB

Lunch break

14:00 14:30 (30 mins)

AHUB

AHUB Start-Up Academy: Creating a launch pad for success: putting together a winning team to grow your start-up

14:30 15:00 (30 mins)

AHUB

AHUB Start-Up Academy: Amplifying your value proposition: media engagement tips and tricks for African tech start-ups

15:00 15:40 (40 mins)

AHUB

Digital skills, resources and tools: equipping the next generation of African entrepreneurs to realise the Africa 4.0 vision

  • Boosting digital literacy levels in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Are African education systems up to the challenge of delivering a digital workforce?
  • Developing a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship through education institutions
  • Nurturing emerging tech entrepreneurs from school to first start-up

15:40 15:50 (10 mins)

AHUB

Close of AHUB 2017

12:00 12:10 (10 mins)

Connecting Africa

Chairman's Welcome

12:10 13:00 (50 mins)

Connecting Africa

Strategies for Connecting the Unconnected

13:00 14:00 (60 mins)

Connecting Africa

Connecting Education and Digital Literacy

14:00 14:50 (50 mins)

Connecting Africa

Facilitating Education Around Being Newly Connected

14:50 14:55 (5 mins)

Connecting Africa

Chairman's Closing Remarks & Close of Connecting Africa 2017

12:00 12:10 (10 mins)

TV Connect Africa

Chairman's Welcome

12:10 13:00 (50 mins)

TV Connect Africa

Investing in New Media Services

13:00 13:50 (50 mins)

TV Connect Africa

How do we Reduce Barriers of Entry for Talent in Media?

13:50 14:50 (60 mins)

TV Connect Africa

Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:50 15:40 (50 mins)

TV Connect Africa

Content Distribution at Home and Abroad

15:40 15:50 (10 mins)

TV Connect Africa

Chairman's Closing Remarks & Close of TV Connect Africa 2017