Amplifying the Conversation: Selected Sector Conversations & Evening Welcome Reception
Thursday, January 24
African Diaspora Network kicks off ADIS2019 with focused sector convenings and an evening welcoming reception to network and celebrate its fourth annual convening. Meet with fellow participants, panelists, moderators, and keynote speakers over hors d'oeuvres, light refreshments, and live entertainment. The reception concludes with a closing awards ceremony that honors African Diaspora Network’s third annual Barka Award recipient.
The Investment Ecosystem: Capturing Exceptional Returns in Africa
Friday, January 25
What kinds of investments in Africa are proliferating, and how do you capture exceptional returns? Take a deep dive into our focus groups, panels, and workshops that explore investment opportunities in Africa. Examine the trends, challenges, and role of the Diaspora in catalyzing investment, venture capital, social entrepreneurship, fintech, and human capital investment. Participate in our reflection and action sessions to network and spark collaboration.
The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Ecosystem: Energizing Collaboration
for the Future
Saturday, January 26
Immerse in discussion panels that redefine and reimagine the Diaspora’s impact in Africa. Be a part of our sessions on contextual innovation, African entrepreneurship and ecosystem development, and integrated and sustainable development in Africa. Celebrate the future of Africa as we recognize innovators and entrepreneurs at our second annual Builders of Africa’s Future Awards.