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


 

AMBITION AFRICA GOES HYBRID !

NOVEMBER 17 & 18 

 

PANELS

  • Physical access within the limit of available seats

  • Live broadcast 

 

NOVEMBER 19 & 20 

 

DIGITAL B2B MEETINGS

  • A new platform for digital meetings

  • Multiplied meetings and business opportunities thanks to a wider audience

PROGRAM

Tuesday, November 17 - French Ministry for the Economy, Finance and the Recovery
 
8:00     Arrival of participants, coffee and greetings
 
9:00     Official opening speeches

Franck RIESTER, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Christophe LECOURTIER, Chief Executive Officer, BUSINESS FRANCE

 

9:30     Introductive ministerial round table 

Mrs. Hala Helmy EL-SAID, Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, EGYPT

 

10:30   Africa is now !

Dr. Carlos LOPES, Economist

 

11:20   Doing business in Africa
 
12:10   Lunch break

 

13:30   Futureproofing Africa’s healthcare systems
 
14:20   Official opening of the France Invest’s Africa Club Conference

 

14:45   Private Equity Panel

 

15:20   Paths towards sustainable urban mobility  

 

16:10   How will the energy challenge shape Africa’s future? 

Linda MABHENA-OLAGUNJU, Founder and Managing Director, DLO ENERGY RESOURCES GROUP

 

17:00   Could Africa be the next global agribusiness hub?

 

17:50   Concluding Remarks

 

18:00   Cocktail  

 

Wednesday, November 18 - French Ministry for the Economy, Finance and the Recovery

 

9:00    Professional training strategies for boosting African talent

 

09:50  Rethinking infrastructure and logistics at the dawn of the AfCFTA

Jérôme PETIT, C.E.O, BOLLORE TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS AFRICA

 

11:00  Water and Waste Management: issues highlighted by the pandemic

Paul BOURDILLON, Managing Director Africa & Middle East, SUEZ

 

11:30  How is Africa transitioning into the digital world?

Lionel BARABAN, C.E.O, FAMOCO

 

12h30  Lunch break
 
13:15  Sports: a great pool opportunities in Africa ?

 

14:00  Financing solutions for African SMEs

Pedro NOVO, Executive Director (Export), BPIFRANCE

 


15:00  Consumer goods and leisure: who is the 21st century African consumer? 

Laetitia VAGNER, Sales Manager Governement & Trade Services, INTERTEK

 

16:00  Tourism and the hotel industry: Next stop, Africa ! 

 

16:50  Concluding Remarks
 
17:00  End of the event

 

B2B Meetings
Organized at the same time as the workshops

SPEAKERS

(Click pictures to view bios)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17th 


Franck RIESTER

Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness
MINISTRY FOR EUROPE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Christophe LECOURTIER

Chief Executive Officer
BUSINESS FRANCE

Hala Hemly EL SAID

Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform
EGYPT 

Prof. Carlos LOPES

Economist

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18th


Paul BOURDILLON

CEO Africa & Near-East
SUEZ

Lionel BARABAN

CEO
FAMOCO

Pedro NOVO

International Managing Director
BPIFRANCE
 

Laetitia VAGNER

INTERTEK

DON’T MISS THE 2020 EDITION !

REGISTRATION

Registrations opened for French companies and their subsidiaries abroad

(Click on the map for online payment)

  • Participation : 350 € (excl tax)

  • Digital B2B Meetings included

  • Access to all round tables

  • A Business Guide of your choice

  • If you wish to pay by participation agreement form please click here

Pre-registrations for African companies 

  • Subject to selection by Business France experts

  • Digital B2B Meetings included

  • Access to all round tables

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