Under the High Patronage of
      Mr Emmanuel MACRON
       President of the French Republic

REGISTRATIONS

Register before September 16th 2022 to be included in the event’s catalog.

PROGRAM

Tuesday, October 4 - French Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty
 
8:00     Arrival of participants, coffee and greetings

 

9:00     Official opening speeches

Christophe LECOURTIER, Chief Executive Officer, BUSINESS FRANCE

 

9:30     Introductive round table – Strengthening the Euro-African value chains

Rémy RIOUX, Chief Executive Officer, AFD (French Development Agency)
Christophe LECOURTIER, Chief Executive Officer, BUSINESS FRANCE

Conducted by: Benoît CHERVALIER, Founder and Chairman, ONE2FIVE ADVISORY

 

10:30   It’s time for Africa!

Ludovic SUBRAN, Chief Economist, ALLIANZ SE
Abdelmalek ALAOUI
, Chief Executive Officer, GUEPARD GROUP

 

11:20   Doing business in Africa: the keys to success

Clément KAISER, Chief Executive Officer, PROOFTAG

 

12:10   Lunch break

 

14:00   Official opening of the France Invest Africa Club Conference

Luc RIGOUZZO, Chairman of the France Invest Africa Club & Co-founder, AMETHIS

 

14:10   The new growth sectors of the African private equity

 

15:00   The new African consumer

Laetitia VAGNER,  Sales Manager Government & Trade Services, INTERTEK

 

15:50   Agriculture and Agribusiness, growth driver and pool of opportunities

Rita ZNIBER, Chief Executive Officer, DIANA HOLDING

Conducted by: Marie-France REVEILLARD, Journalist, LA TRIBUNE AFRIQUE

 

16:40   Healthcare in Africa: what are the main challenges ahead?

 

17:30  Urban mobility: a crucial issue for African cities

Mehdi CAILLIS, Head of Africa, POMA

 

18:20  Concluding remarks by Etienne GIROS, Chairman of CIAN & President of the EBCAM

 

18:30   Networking Cocktail 

 

Wednesday, October 5 - French Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty
9:00    Water & Waste management in Africa: how to build a sustainable environment?

Conducted by: Pierre-Samuel GUEDJ, President & Founder, AFFECTIO MUTANDI

 

09:50  How to take on the energy challenge in Africa?

 

10:40  Extractive resources and industries in Africa

 

11:30  Technologies and telecommunications: a lever of growth and inclusion for Africa

Conducted by: Abdelmalek ALAOUI, Chief Executive Officer, GUEPARD GROUP

 
12h20  Networking Lunch break
 
14:00 Strategies for African talents, professional training and Human Resources in Africa

Sefora KODJO, President of the Board of Directors, SEPHIS FOUNDATION
Olivier LAOUCHEZ, Co-founder & Executive Chairman, TRACE

 

14:50  Financing solutions for African SMEs

Pedro NOVO, Executive Director (Export), BPIFRANCE

 

15:40  The revolution of infrastructures and logistics in Africa

Sergio OLIETE JOSA, Team Leader Transport, Infrastrctures & Connectivity, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

 

16:30  Tourism and Hotel industry: destination Africa!

 

17:20  The AfCFTA: an asset to fuel Africa’s economic recovery?  

 

18:10  Concluding Remarks
 
18:20  End of the event

 

This program is given for information and can be modified

SPEAKERS

(Click on pictures to see bios)

Fatimata WANE

Journalist, FRANCE 24

 

 

Tuesday, October 4th


 

 

Christophe LECOURTIER

Chief Executive Officer
BUSINESS FRANCE

Rémy RIOUX

Chief Executive Officer
AFD (French Development Agency)

Benoît Chervalier

Fondateur et Président
ONE2FIVE ADVISORY

Abdelmalek ALAOUI

CEO
GUEPARD GROUP

 

Ludovic SUBRAN

Chief Economist
ALLIANZ SE

Clément KAISER

Chief Executive Officer
PROOFTAG

Luc RIGOUZZO

Co-Founder and et Associate Manager
AMETHIS

Laetitia VAGNER

Sales Manager Government & Trade Services
 INTERTEK 

 

Marie-France REVEILLARD

Journalist
LA TRIBUNE AFRIQUE
 

 

 

Mehdi CAILLIS

Head of Africa
POMA
 

 

 

Etienne GIROS

Chairman of CIAN & President of the EBCAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 5th


 

 

Pierre-Samuel GUEDJ

Président et Fondateur
AFFECTIO MUTANDI

 

Sefora KODJO

President of the Board of Directors
SEPHIS FOUNDATION

Olivier LAOUCHEZ
Co-founder & Executive Chairman
TRACE

Pedro NOVO

Executive Director (Export)
BPIFRANCE
 

REGISTRATION

REGISTER BEFORE SEPTEMBER 16TH IN ORDER TO APPEAR IN THE EVENT’S CATALOGUE

French companies & subsidiaries

  • Participation fee : 350 € exVAT

  • B2B meetings included

  • Access to all panels included

  • 1 free Business Guide included

African companies

  • Free participation* (within a limited number of seats)

  • B2B meetings included

  • Access to all panels included

    * if our local offices accept your application

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ABOUT THE 2021 EDITION

INFORMATION

AMBITION AFRICA 2022

FRENCH MINISTRY FOR THE ECONOMY, FINANCE AND INDUSTRIAL AND DIGITAL SOVEREIGNTY

139 rue de Bercy, Paris 75012

Metro, lines 14 – 6 (Station Bercy)

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, October 4 – From 8.00 to 20.00

Wednesday, October 5 – From 8.00 to 18.30

Please arrive with 30 min in advance. You will have to present your identity card.

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