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Future of Work Africa

A deep dive into digital literacy, future skills, evolving workplaces, diversity and inclusion

About Future of Work Africa

AfricaCom is the continents leading event for technology and telecoms with three days of tracks, talks panels and workshops digging down into the infrastructure and tech that are paving the way for Africa’s Digital Future.

As Africa heads towards the fourth industrial revolution it is crucial for businesses to harness the potential of its human capital to thrive through digital transformation. This Future of Work Event at AfricaCom will provide the opportunity to debate the challenges and opportunities around skills, evolving demographics, learning and development, talent and employee engagement. Be part of this important debate and help Africa harness the power of it’s people.

Future of Work will run a dedicated workshop looking at future skills, followed by a centre stage takeover in the AfricaTech arena from 2.30pm on 13 November. 

Topics and themes

The full agenda and speaker line-up will be announced shortly. 

Maximising the potential of Africa’s human capital




Digital literacy and skills
Creating a culture of constant learning
Amplify (not replace!) human ingenuity with AI
Closing the gap between education and enterprise
Digital HR - apps to engage and empower

Think Tank: Closing the Skills Gap

Think Tank: Closing the Skills Gap stands at a crossroads regarding its future development path; ensuring that the right skills are present within the workforce is crucial for the continent to flourish during the 4th industrial revolution. This think tank will bring together leaders from business, education, the public sector, advocacy groups and think tanks to discuss Africa’s roadmap to close the skills gap. Structured discussions will take place in an intimate setting designed to generate ideas and solutions. For more information or to request an invitation please get in touch here

Hear from our speaker Simon Rey

Get a taste of the Future of Work conference and download an article written especially for our visitors by our Future of Work speaker, Simon Rey, Group Head of Talent, Learning & Organisational Effectiveness from Ecobank Group. Simon explores how the world's digital adaptive population lives in Africa and who is using it. 

AfricaTech Centre Stage

The Women in Tech Takeover is taking place on the Centre Stage, the home of representing the intersection of technology innovation and enterprise digital transformation in Africa. 

This stage is located within AfricaTech and features Industry Vertical Deep Dives that examine how technology innovation can optimise systems and processes, drive efficiencies, boost productivity and delight customers in specific industry contexts. Best of all? They are completely free of charge to attend!

Day 1: AfricaTech Keynotes, Agriculture and Healthcare
Day 2: AfricaTech Keynotes, Smart Cities and Transport and Logistics
Day 3: AfricaTech Keynotes, Finance and Energy

Get Involved

Want to align your brand with driving Africa’s digital future and creating a future talent pipeline? Take a speaking slot and showcase your expertise and knowledge with our engaged audience.