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

An event organized by Business France, under the aegis of the Ministry for the Economy, Finance, and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, as well as the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.

PROGRAM

08:00    Arrival of participants, coffee & greetings

09:00    Official opening speeches

09:30    Africa’s economy: towards new heights

10:20    Doing Business: how to address a plural Africa?

11:10    Agrifood processing in Africa: heading towards food sovereignty


12:00    Networking Lunch


13:40    Energy mix: innovations and development

14:30    Water sanitation and waste recycling in the circular economy era

15:20    Food products: challenges and consumption trends

15:50    Africa, the new Eldorado for beauty products

16:20    Smart cities: how to address urban challenges while meetings the population’s needs

17:20    France Invest’s Africa Commission Round table

18:20    Concluding remarks 
 
18:30    Networking cocktail

09:15    Opening speech

09:30    Training, technologies & cooperation: a winning trio for African healthcare

10:20    Artificial Intelligence at the core of the African economy
 
11:10    Cultural and creative industries in Africa, a social and economic development driver

 
12:00    Networking Lunch
 

13:30    Extractive industries in Africa: heading towards transparency and inclusivity

14:20    Blue economy, a source of opportunities for Africa

15:10    African leaders: professional training, partnership and talent management

16:00    How to improve access to funding for SMEs in Africa?

16:50    Sports in Africa: an innovative growth lever

17:40    Concluding remarks
 
18:00     End of the event
This program is provided for information purposes only and may be modified

REGISTRATION

REGISTER BEFORE NOVEMBER 8TH IN ORDER TO APPEAR IN THE EVENT’S CATALOGUE

French companies & subsidiaries

  • Participation fee : 350 € exVAT
  • B2B meetings included
  • Access to all panels 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

SPONSORS & PARTNERS