Theme "Innovating for Africa's next frontier"
November 10TH - 11TH 2022
Boma Hotel - Nairobi, Kenya
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Time Event
DAY 1 - NOV. 10
9.30 - 10.00
Opening Ceremony

Opening speaker Dr. Ezekiel Mutua- CEO Music Copyright Authority Kenya

Masesebe Ramahuma MasRam Groups/ASENTI South Africa Representative.

Keynote speaker:

H.E. Huria Ali Mahdi – State Minister of the National ICT and Digital Economy Sector at the FDRE Ministry of Innovation and Technology. Ethiopia.( Virtual)

MC. Moderator. Nobantu Modise- Editor in Chief- Afrophilia Magazine-South Africa.
10:00 - 11.30
Panel Discussion: Youth Agriculture session

Topic: Mainstreaming; youth specific efforts to enforce the role of young people in African agricultural transformation for sustainable food systems.
“Securing the Future of the African Food Systems through the African Youth"

Moderated by Wafulla T. Nekesah - Business Development Manager, Crop Nutrition Laboratory services (Cropnuts), Kenya

Sheila Birgen Country Lead- Innovate UK-Kenya

Pane Speakers:
  • Noah Nasiali- Kadima, CEO A farmer Media
  • Judy Maina, Youth Agribusiness FAO, Kenya
  • Stephen Mwongela, Founder & CEO Plusfarm Kenya
  • Lynn Odiwo- Co-founder-Nature’s Best Green Culture-Kenya

Q&A session
11:10 - 11:30
11:30 - 1:00
Panel Discussion: “Education and technology” Blending Education and Technology; enhancing digital learning for higher education in Africa.

Moderator by Sofina Merinyo Education, ITF- Kenya

Panel speakers:
  • Bekere Amassoma - Oracle Academy Program Manager, Sub Saharan Africa
  • Mr. John Ngila-Social Entrepreneurship Lead, Africa Nazarene University-Kenya
  • Ian Harrison Head of Trade – Midlands-UK
  • Dr. Jeremy Hague Nottingham Trent University, Director of Knowledge Exchange-UK

Q&A session
1:00 - 2:00
2:00 -3:00
Panel session; The future of Africa’s health sector: unlocking innovative opportunities in the health space.

Moderator; Lizzie Otaye Development communication &PR consultant

Panel speakers:
  • Vivian Nwakah- Founder at Medsaf-USA
  • Dr. Mories Atoki(Hon)- CEO Africa Business Coalition of Health (ABChealth)-Nigeria
  • Dr. Mohamed El Sahili- Chief Executive Officer Medland Hospital, Zambia
  • Wilfred Njage- Co-Founder/CEO Vilgro Kenya
  • Kate Kibarah - CEO Kate Organics, Kenya
  • Diana Chebet Risk Management Co-ordination & Quality Officer-KNH-Kenya

Q&A session
3:00 - 4:15
“Collaboration and partnership in the education sector to improve and set quality and diverse education experience

Moderator: Babra Adhiambo- Co-Founder and Executive Director at 1CSS

Panel speakers:
  • Duncan Hepworth- De Montfort University
  • Partnerships Development Manager-Global Partnerships Unit UK
  • Mr Jonathan Wastling, Pro Vice-Chancellor & Executive Dean of the Faculty of Natural
  • Sciences Keele University-UK
  • Daniel Juma- CEO Global Peace Foundation-Kenya
  • Nilla Muyembe-Laria Consultancy and Research Solutions-Zambia

Q&A session
4:15 - 4:30PM
Masterclass by 1.0: Rita Kakati-Shah Award-Winning Gender, Diversity, Inclusion & Career Strategist | International Speaker | Author | Fortune 500 Adviser | Board Advisor | Founder & CEO, Uma | TV Show Host-USA

Topic: Confidence Strategies for Business Performance

The session will focus on the best practice to build success business and overcome challenges
DAY 2 - NOV.11
09:30 - 10:00
Opening remarks

Cas Amato, Export Manager, TALL Security Print Ltd-UK
10:00 -11:30
Spotlight Session Entrepreneurship : “Entrepreneurship and what we have learnt”

As entrepreneurs adapt to the crisis and pivot to innovative and resilient ways of doing business, speakers will share their successful practices.

Moderator; Masesebe Ramahuma CEO MasRam Group-South Africa
  • Tatenda Mungofa CEO Mureza Auto Co , South Africa
  • Simon Okoth CEO Appkings Solutions Ltd
  • Kimani Patrick CEO Carlstic Group Limited
  • Shahib Yakub CEO Moto Moto
  • Nobantu Modise- Editor in Chief- Afrophilia Magazine-South Africa.

Q&A session
11:30 - 12:00
Tea Break
Fireside chat; Women in business; The role of technology in advancing sustainability in business.

Panel speakers:
  • Maureen Mwaniki -Vice Director – Programs Management (PMO) at Huawei-Kenya
  • Nelius Gachoka Head Product Management, Workpay Africa
  • Sally Kahiu Head of Sustainability and Corporate Communications-Kenya
1:00 2:00

  1. Opportunities and collaboration for Education and Technology –Cas Amato, Export Manager, TALL Security Print Ltd-UK
  2. Building your brand and digital business footprints.- Nobantu Modise-Editor in Chief- Afrophilia Magazine- South Africa.
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Panel Discussion : Investment readiness
Fireside chat: How can African countries enhance sustainable partnership and Investment Readiness in Africa for start-ups

Investments opportunities for Africa’s entrepreneurs is still a big challenge, through the sessions we will learn how best to access financial investments and other forms of investments.

  • Lawrence Ntsimanyana- Founder/CEO Francistown Business Expo Group.
  • Farouk Khailann- CEO Premium Africa Holdings-UAE
  • Diana Kolek CEO Evoke Global/International partner World Business Angel Investment Forum-Kenya
  • Farouk Khailann- CEO Premium Africa Holdings-UAE

Q&A session

Hjortur Smarason
Masesebe Ramahuma Vice President ASENTI -South Africa
Calvin Jodisi- CE0

ASENTI Outstanding Impact Awards

The Outstanding awards will be awarded to
organization and individuals who have contributed in different sector.



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