Event Program

Activity
8:00am -8:45am –Seating of Guest
Opening Ceremony
9:00am-9:05am –Opening Ceremony (MC)& Welcome message from CEO of B&FT

9:05am-9:13am –Presentation by KPMG

9:15am-9:25m-Address by CEO of Barclays Bank Ghana

9:25m-9:40am-Economic Presentation by Jeff Gable

9:45am-10:00am-Keynote Address-President of the Republic of Ghana

Activity
(Presidential Plenary Session)-10:05am-11:10am

Topic: Africa Free Continental Trade; panacea for Africa’s sustainable economic development?

Speakers

·         Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo

·         2 African Presidents

·         Vice President AfDB – Dr. Kapil Kapoor

·         His Excellency Albert Muchanga, Commissioner- AfCFTA

 

Moderator

Kwaku Sakyi Addo

 

TEA BREAK 11:15AM-11:35AM
Plenary Session (Break out)-11:45am-12:50pm

Topic: Developing Sustainable Infrastructure for growth

 

Speakers

·         Hon. Joe Ghartey-Minister for Railways and Development

·         James Woodward, Head KPMG Africa

·         Mr. Lawrence Agyinsam-Exim Bank

·         Representative from ABSA group proposed

·         Mr Mohamed Samara, CEO-MPS Tema

 

Moderator

David Ofosu-Dorte

 

                                       Plenary Session (Break out)-11:45am-12:50pm

Topic: Building an agile and robust digital economy: the possibilities and challenges for Africa

 

Speakers

·         Bright Simmons- Founder & President, mPedigree Network

·         Dr. Thomas Mensah- The Famous Fiber Optics Inventor

·         Archie Hesse- CEO, GhIPPSs

·         Ethel D. Cofie- CEO, Ethel Technology Consulting

·         Patricia Obo-Nai-CEO, Vodafone Ghana Limited

 

Moderator

David Bolton-Technical Director SOFT tribe Ltd.

 

LUNCH BREAK 1:00PM-2:00PM
SOMETHING NEW & EXCITING SEGMENT -2:05PM-2:15PM

 

CULTURAL DISPLAY

PLENARY SESSION-2:20PM-3:20PM

Topic: Human Capital for development for  the next generation economy

 

Speakers

·         Patrick Awuah- President & Founder Ashesi University College

·         Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum-Deputy Minister of Education

·         Lucy Quist-MD, Morgan Stanley –UK

·         Prof. Ernest Aryeetey- Secretary General, African Research Universities Alliance

·         Anis Haffar – CEO, Education Matters Foundation

 

Moderator

Kofi Abotsi, Dean- GIMPA Law School

 

FINAL PLENARY SESSION-3:25PM-4:25PM

Topic: Funding Africa from Africa (Bridging Africa’s financing gap through domestic capital generation)

 

Speakers

·         Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta-Minister, Finance & Economic Planning-speaker has been written to, KMPG to follow up for confirmation

·         Jeff Gable- Head of Research, Absa (Barclays) Group-Barclays to engage

·         Anthony Sarpong , Senior Partner KPMG / Kofi Frempong – Kore, Tax Partner KPMG

·         Kwame Pianim, Director NewWorld Renaissance Securities

·         Dr. Eric Osei -Assibey – Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)

 

Moderator

Bernard Avle

 

Closing Remarks/Vote of thanks

4:30pm-4:35pm

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