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TUESDAY 06 NOVEMBER 2018

OPENING OF THE FORUM


09h00 – 09H20 : OPENING SPEECHES

09h25 – 10H45 : CONFERENCE 1

CONNECTING AFRICAN SMES TO LARGE PROJECTS
AND LARGE CORPORATIONS IN AFRICA
Tools and Best Practices


10H45 – 11H15 : COFFEE BREAK

11H15 – 12H45 : CONFERENCE 2

INNOVATIVE INSTRUMENTS TO IMPROVE
SMEs’ ACCESS TO FINANCE IN AFRICA


13H00 – 14H15 : LUNCH – NETWORKING

14H30 – 15H30 : CONFERENCE 3

THE IMPACT OF THE 4IR* ON SME GROWTH IN AFRICA:

The Expected Transformations in the Various Sectors.

*The 4th Industrial Revolution

15H45 – 16H15 : COFFEE BREAK

MASTER CLASSES (Parallel Sessions)
16H15 – 17H45 :

  • Build Your Credit Profile And Get Your Financing.
  • Finding And Getting Subcontracting Deals With Major Corporations.
  • The Block Chain Revolution: How Does It Impact Your Business And How To Tap Into It?
  • Using of Social Media to Increase Your Sales and Build Your Brand.

WEDNESDAY 07 NOVEMBER 2018

11H00 – 18H00 : B2B SESSIONS

11H00 – 18H00 : SME SOLUTION CENTER

Objectif

By The African Development Bank
7 to 9 November 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

OUR PAST SPEAKERS

Benedict ORAMAH

PRESIDENT - AFREXIMBANK

M. Biendi Maganga MOUSSAVOU

MINISTER FOR PROMOTION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE, IN CHARGE OF NATIONAL ENTREPENEURSHIPL - GABON

Vincent MUNYESHYAKA

Ministry of Trade and Industry- RWANDA

Souleymane DIARRASSOUBA

Minister for Trade, Crafts and Promotion of SMEs - COTE D'IVOIRE

Claver GATETE

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning - rwanda

Jean Philbert NSENGIMANA

Minister of Information and Communication Technology - rwanda

Oumar SEYDI

REGIONAL DIRECTOR - IFC FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Felix Edoh AMENOUNVE

CEO – BRVM

Éric KACOU

CEO - ESPARTNERS

Vanessa MOUNGAR

DIRECTOR FOR GENDER WOMEN & CIVIL SOCIETY - BAD

Leon KOFFI

CHAIR - BANQUE ATLANTIQUE

Thierry ZOMAHOUN

CEO - AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Kristine NGIRIYE

FOUNDER - ENTREPRENARIUM

Didier ACOUETEY

EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT - AFRICSEARCH

P. GOMES

PRESIDENT - CONSTELLOR GROUP

Jean Louis KONAN

CEO – GROUPE COFINA

Stanislas ZEZE

CEO - BLOOMFIELD INVESTMENT

Alioune GUEYE

PRESIDENT - AFRIQUE CHALLENGES

L.K. OLSON

REGIONAL MANAGER WEST AFRICA - AMETHIS FINANCE

Ibrahim Cheikh DIONG

CEO – Africa Consulting and Trade - ACT

Philip ARMEDING

MANAGING PARTNER - AfricSearch South Africa

J.E. MISSAINHOUN

MANAGING PARTNER - AfricSearch Côte d’Ivoire

Carole RAMELLA

CEO - GFA Consulting

Nafi THIAM

CEO - STRATEGIS

Modeste N'GOU

CEO – SETELCI

Estelle YOUSSOUFFA

Journalist

Philippe AMOATENG

CEO - Tigo

Gilles ACOGNY

CO FOUNDER & CEO - Acosphère Ltd

Caroline CHEROTICH

CO FOUNDER & CEO – Connect Africa Payments Ltd, Atlantis Finance Ltd, Kendy Money Transfer Ltd

Clare AKAMANZI

CEO - Rwanda Development Board

Alex KANYANKOLE

CEO - Banque Nationale de Développement du Rwanda

Youssoufou ZOUERA

CEO - Dangote Foundation

Wendy TELEKI

Head of SME Finance - IFC

Yosuke KOTSUJI

Senior Investment Officer, Agribusiness Africa - IFC

Stephen Ruzibiza

Managing Director of the Private Sector Federation - Rwanda

Frédéric NGIRABACU

COO – ENTREPRENARIUM Foundation

Abdou DIOP

CEO - Mazars Morocco

Sidonie GWET

Senior Consultant - ESPartners

Nigest HAILE

Founder & Executive Director - CENTER FOR ACCELERATED WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT (CAWEE)

Massata NIANG

FOUNDER & CEO - Plateforme Yewou

Premal SHAH

FOUNDER & CEO – KIVA

Kyai MULLEI

CEO - MOBI CHANGA LIMITED

Peris BOSIRE

CO FOUNDER - FarmDrive

Samba BATHILY

CO FOUNDER & CEO - Africa Development Solutions (ADS)

Riadh NOUAR

Manager, Financial Institutions Group Advisory Services, Sub-Saharan Africa Region - IFC

Pierre Célestin RWABUKUMBA

CEO - Rwanda Stock Exchange

Patrick Nsenga BUCHANA

CEO - AC Group Ltd

Maurice TOROITICH

CEO - Banque Populaire du Rwanda

James NDAHIRO

CEO – Bourse du Rwanda

Fanja RAVOAVY

PROGRAM COORDINATOR – IFC

Juliana ROTICH

CO FOUNDER - BRCK inc

Emmanuel HATEGEKA

MANAGER - RDB

Katlego MAPHAI

CEO - Yoco

Tsilat TADESSE

MANAGER PROJECT - CENTER FOR ACCELERATED WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT (CAWEE)

Mohamed WADE

CEO - AMANDLA MANAGEMENT & CAPITAL

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