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Event Date Mon Oct 12 CEST - Fri Oct 16 CEST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Oct 12 11:00am - Fri Oct 16 11:00am
Location Virtual Event
Region EMEA

The AfriLabs Annual Gathering provides a unique opportunity for tech hubs in the AfriLabs network and other stakeholders in the African tech ecosystem like local innovators (entrepreneurs), corporates, investors, academia and developmental agencies to convene, network and share knowledge.


2020 Speakers

H.E. Professor Sarah M.E. Anyang Agbor
Commissioner Of Human Resources, Science & Technology Department (Hrst), African Union Commission (Auc)

H.E. Getahun Mekuria (Dr. Ing)
Minister Of Innovation And Technology, Ethiopia

Rebecca Enonchong
Board Chair, Afrilabs

Ambassador Daniel Hunn
Ambassador Of Switzerland To Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan And The African Union

Nekesa Were
Managing DireCTOr Ihub, Kenya, Board Member Afrilabs

Anna Ekeledo
Executive DireCTOr, Afrilabs

Almoustapha Amadou Cisse
Chief Technology Officer, United Nations Economic Commission For Africa

Christine Ha
Digital & Ict Project Manager, Agence Française De Développement (Afd)

Dr. Celestin Monga
Visiting Professor Of Economics, University Of Paris 1 Paris-Sorbonne And Peking University, France

Dr. Edward Addai
Unicef Country Representative To Ethiopia And The African Union

Ngwenya Prudence Nonkululeko
Head Of Human Resource And Youth Development, African Union Commission (Auc)

Tomi Davies
President, African Business Angel Network

Letty Chiwara
Representative To Ethiopia, Africa Union And Un Economic Commission For Africa, United Nations Women

Kamran Elahian
Founder And Chairman, Global Innovation Catalyst.

Andrew Rugege
Regional DireCTOr For Africa, International Telecommunication Union

Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin
Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Bluemoon, Ethiopia

Mark Ihimoyan
DireCTOr Of Business Development, (Middle East And Africa), Microsoft Corporation

Elizabeth Howard
Co-Founder, Lelapafund

Karim Sy
President, Digital Africa

Ben White
Founder, Vc4a

Torbjörn Fredriksson
Chief, Ict Policy Section, United Nations Conference On Trade And Development, (Unctad)

Ndeye Absa Gningue
Senior Innovation Officer, African Development Bank Group (Afdb), Jobs For Youth In Africa

Dr. Amazigh Dib
Private SeCTOr Coordinator, Pan-African University Institute Of Water And Energy Sciences, (Pauwes), Coordinator, Pau

Kola Aina
Founding Partner, Ventures Platform, Nigeria

Amal Mowafy
Regional Youth Employment Technical Specialist For Africa, International Labour Organization (Ilo)

Caroline Gaju
Programme Officer, International Telecommunication Union (Itu), Regional Office For Africa

Anzize Yessoufou
Financial Planning & Analysis, Seme City, Benin

Erick Yong
CEO, Greentech Captial

Dr. Anino Emuwa
Founder, Avandis Women CEO Network

Michael Oluwagbemi
Executive Partner Loftyinc Ltd, Co-Founder Wennovation, Nigeria

Temitope Isedewo
DireCTOr Of Programmers, Afrilabs

Khalid Mohammed Ali
Co-Founder Of Impact Hub, Khartoum Sudan

Jorge Appiah
Founder Of Kumasihive

Steve Tchoumba
Business Development Manager, Activspaces, Douala, Cameroon

Kudzai Mubaiwa
Founder Of Izone Hub

Takunda Chingonzoh
Founder Of Tech Village,

Martin Karanja
Market Engagement DireCTOr, Gsma

Tayo Akinyemi
International Consultant, #Fasttracktech In Africa, Un International Trade Centre

Helinna Ayalew
Head Of Digital Education, Liquid Telecom

Karen Kaneza
Co-Chair Of African Diaspora Youth Forumm (Adyfe)

Eiman Kheir
Head Of Diaspora Division Citizens And DireCTOrate, Civil Society And Diaspora (Cido)

Jonas Tesfu
Co-Founder And CEO, Pangea Accelerator Sweden

Alain Nkurikiye
Founder And CEO, Wajenzi, Netherland

Mamadou Dakouo
Biowin, Canada

Ama Afrifa, Tchie
Ama Consults, Uk

Dr. Wilmot Allen
Founder, Venturelift Africa

Fayelle Ouane
Managing DireCTOr, Suguba

Amalya Yeghoyan
Business And Regional Hightech Development Manager, Enterprise Incubator Foundation

Erich Thaler
Senior Manager, Networks And Global Partnerships, Unibasel

Phumlani Nkontwana
Lecturer, Stellenbosh University, South Africa

Bankole Oluwafemi
Editor In Chief, Techcabal

Tefo Mohapi
Founder, Iafrikan

Stan Getui
Principal, Investments, Luminate Group

Rene Parker
DireCTOr, Rlabs
South Africa

Linda Bonyo
CEO, Lawyers Hub

Fiifi Baidoo
CTO, Ispace Foundation

Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr
Media Strategist And Tech Advocate

Fatoumata Niang Niox
Executive DireCTOr, Jokkolabs

Josephine Mwangi
Head Of Communications, Marketing And Stakeholder Management, Nailab

Chinwe Fidelia Okoli
Manager Of Roar Nigeria Hub And Pioneer Manager Of Lion Science Park, University Of Nigeria Nsukka

Linda Kwamboka
Entrepreneur In Residence, Ibiz Africa (Strathmore University)

Mark Dodsworth
DireCTOr And Cofounder, Redzebra

Puleng Makhoalibe
Head Of The Innovation, Creativity And Entreprenuership Division, Henly Business School Africa

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors and Partners

• African Union
• One Million by 2021

• german cooperation
• giz
• Make IT in Africa

• giz
• german cooperation Deutsche Zusammenarbeit
• Liquid Telecom
• Diaspora Path Cido
• adyte
• Moss
• Firefox
• United Nations UNCTAD

• Xhub Addis
• The TechVillage
• Digital Africa
• Ethiopian
• Kenya Airways
• Universitat Basel
• suguba
• ISN Hubs
• assek
• Ghana Tech & Business Hubs