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Africa Future Summit Returns with 100 Global Speakers and Partners

 

To accelerate developments within the Africa’s tech ecosystem, Meventum is to host the second annual Africa Future Summit on September 20, 2019. RSVP Now.

 

The summit will take place in partnership with the NYC Economic Development Corporation during New York City’s United Nations General Assembly week and will feature several high elected officials from across the continent.

 

Africa Future Summit is the world’s most exclusive event featuring Africa’s growing network of exponential tech influencers. The annual program brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, pioneers, and creatives under one roof to address the greatest exponential technologies launching across the continent and its future role as the world’s final tech frontier. The summit also serves to teach fundamentals of frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building via exclusive workshop sessions with award winning experts.

 

2018 speakers included Ann Rosenberg – Senior Vice President, Global Head of SAP Next-Gen, Mark Anthony Thomas – Senior Vice President, Partnerships at New York City Economic Development Corporation, Dr. Yetunde Odugbesan-Omede- Professor of Global Affairs & Politics, Aisha Taylor- Community Engagement & Partnerships | Google, Gianluca Galletto- Sr.Advisor, Smart Cities NY Advisor, NYC Mayor’s Office, Iynna Halilou- Global Program Manger at the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Kelechi Anyadiegwu- CEO + Founder at Zuvaa Marketplace, Jacqueline Corbelli- CEO, Founder and Chairman of BrightLine, Lee Moulton- Angel Investor and Christopher Szymczak – UNICEF Innovation VR/AR & Event Lead.

 

This year the summit aims to increase the line up of speakers to facilitate

  • More on site workshop training
  • Networking round tables
  • Live Q/A sessions with speakers and sponsors
  • Attendee spotlight features
  • Exhibitor showcase demos
  • Collaboration meeting rooms
  • VIP networking dinners and after parties

 

The program concludes with a high profile call to action VIP dinner with summit speakers and partners.The event will host 25 global speakers with media representatives from Forbes, Bloomberg, Wired Magazine, Tech Crunch and more. For interests related to speaking, sponsorships, and partnerships, please direct inquiries to info@africafuturesummit.org.

Location and directions

SAP America Office, 10 Hudson Yards, New York, 10001, United States



About Africa Future Summit

Africa Future Summit is the world’s most exclusive event featuring Africa’s growing network of exponential tech influencers. The annual program brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, pioneers, and creatives under one roof to address the greatest exponential technologies launching across the continent and its future role as the world’s final tech frontier.