2013 Kellogg Africa Business Conference


Time Activity
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Registration/Breakfast
8:35 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome Address
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Morning Keynote: Thierry Tanoh, CEO Ecobank Group
9:45 AM – 9:55 AM Break
9:55 AM – 10:55 AM
This panel will explore the many avenues companies have taken to reach Africa’s ever-widening middle class as they search for means of elevating their lifestyles. Specifically, the panel will focus on highlighting areas of unmet needs, evaluating unique approaches that companies have taken to address these needs, and the challenges of transacting with the middle class consumer.
10:55 AM – 11:10 AM Break
11:10 AM – 12:10 PM
This panel will address the emergent economic investment opportunities within the agricultural sector and barriers to raising production in Africa. The panel will assess successful case studies from other emerging economies and glean key learning tailored to the African continent.
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
This panel will discuss the application of renewable energy technology to provide Africa’s rising economies access to reliable energy. The panel will address various traditional and renewable energy resources essential for the promotion of economic growth, lessons to be learned from other emerging countries, and investment opportunities in the energy sector.
2:30 PM – 2:40 PM Break
2:40 PM – 4:00 PM
This panel will feature top C-level executives and industry mavens who will discuss critical leadership challenges specific to the African Continent, steps taken to address these challenges, and industry forecasts for the next generation of leaders.
4:00 PM – 4:20 PM Closing Remarks from Conference Co-Chairs
4:20 PM – 6:30 PM Career Fair and Networking Reception