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The Africa Business Club, at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is proud to present the Africa Business Conference 2020. This year, the premier conference challenges participants to consider Africa’s place in an ever expanding global network. Participants in both domestic and international settings will ultimately better understand and navigate the world they will find themselves in.


The conference will explore its theme through four panels:

  • Afrotech
  • Healthcare Innovation in Africa
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Africa-China Relation


Register today to join business leaders, policy shapers, fellow professionals and student as we explore Africa's place in an ever-expanding global network and our role in mapping Africa's network.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • The Honorable Kamissa Camara: Minister of Digital Economy (Mali)
  • His Excellency Issa Konfourou: Ambassador of Mali to the UN
  • Mr. Abdoul Salam Bello: Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the World Bank and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council
  • Dr. John Sampson: Associate Professor at JHU Medicine and President of the Institute of Global Perioperative Care
  • Dr. Abdoulkadre Ado: Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa
  • Mr. Leland Rice: CEO of Dedalus Global and Africa Fintech Summit Chair


See the names of all speakers on the website.

Location and directions

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 100 International Drive, Room 538, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21202,

About Hopkins Africa Business Club

The Africa Business Club exists to increase the awareness within the Hopkins community of the business opportunities in Africa. Their activities are professional, educational and social in nature, and are open to all members of Hopkins. At the core, this club is driven by a group of graduate students passionate about Africa, backed by the faculties and departments of the oldest and renowned research institutions in the world.