Main Event – 5th December 2019

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Thu 5th December

Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications, Ghana

Investing in Africa’s ICTs for Digital Skills & Transformation
Chair: André Pinto, Regional Business Manager: JP-Inspiring Knowledge
Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful – Minister of Communications, Ghana
HE Abdullahi Bile Noor – Minister of State for Post, Telecommunications & Technology, Somalia
Hon Mamadi Gobeh-Kamara – Deputy Minister of Information & Communications, Sierra Leone
HE Prof Pedro Teta – Executive Director Sovereign Wealth Fund & Former State Secretary for ICT, Angola

Developing Africa’s Science, Research & Innovation in Higher Education
Chair: Giancarlo Brotto, Global Education Strategist and Co-Founder: Catalyst
Hon AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq – Governor of Kwara State, Nigeria
Kokou Marc Assogba – Director General of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Benin
Daser David – Director General Information & Communication Technology Development Agency, Plateau State, Nigeria
Mucktarr Darboe – Director of Science, Technology & Innovation, Gambia
Samuel Francisco – Director Information Technology Office, Ministry of Higher Education, Angola

Education for All – Using Technology for Greater Inclusivity
Chair: Gene Roca, Educational Consulting: Genius Plaza
Hon Dr Dautaurin Monteiro da Costa – Minister of National Education & Higher Education, Guinea Bissau
Hon Mohamed Sanoussi Samro – Minister of Secondary Education, Niger
Hon Kwazi Mshengu – MEC for Education KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa
Prof Hussaini Isa Marte – Commissioner of Higher Education, Borno State, Nigeria
Lambert Ugorji – Managing Director Edo State, Information Communication, Technology Agency, Nigeria

Ms. Geek Ghana – Final
Chair: Omotayo Omodia, Regional Country Manager: Canon Central & North Africa
Dr. Ethel Asante-Antwi, Lecturer in Health Informatics, Department of Emerging Technologies, Ghana Technology University College
Ms. Suansy Dora JamesonMember, Senior Business Analyst, West Blue Consult
Ms. Ivy Barley, Chief Executive Officer, Developers in Vogue
Ms. Johanna Hartung, Digital Transformation and Communication Officer, GIZ Country Office Accra

5 Minutes Presentations from:

  • Abigail E.D. York
  • Angela Agbeke
  • Audrey Boateng
  • Freda Adu Amankwah
  • Molly Esi Sutherland
  • Najilau Dramundu Atta Abdul Karim
  • Precious Appiah
  • Rebecca Gagblezu
  • Selasi Ama Domi-Kuwornu
  • Zita Ursula Zage