Date

February 11th - 14th, 2017

Location

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE OF OUAGADOUGOU-BURKINA FASO

Speakers

WHAT'S ABOUT EVENT

The Panafrican Think Tank, Youth-GAIN (Youth-Global African Initiative Network) in close collaboration with the Government of Burkina Faso and under the High Patronage of its President, Roch Marc Christian KABORE, are pleased to hold the first ever Panafrican High Level Summit on Africa and its Diaspora Youth Start-ups Initiatives. The event will take place on 26th -28th May 2017 in OUAGADOUGOU, the capital city of Burkina Faso, where more about thirty Heads of States, of Governments, Panafrican and internationalinstitutions, Financial partners are expected to come: This High Level Summit is to be placed as an environment of meetings by excellence of policies convergences, entrepreneurship initiatives and promotion by Youth towards Youth on the Africa scale and its Diaspora. Those who are breaking new grounds and deserve mentoring, monitoring and support #MMS.

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Under the sponsorship of
Mr. Mabingue NGOM
Regional Director UNFPA Central and Western Africa



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Speakers

Ndong zomo Joel (GABON)

CEO of PAY'ONET

CEO of PAY'ONET - (mobile application for payment of municipal taxes

Arthur ZANG (Cameroon)

Chief Executive Officer / Himore Medical

Inventor of the first medical tablet designed in Africa: the Cardio

Gilbert Arinda (UGANDA)

Hive Colab, Yogera Project

Hive Colab, Yogera Project

OBIN Guiako(Ivory Coast )

Co-Founder and President of the Baby Lab

Co-Founder and President of the Baby Lab

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Solomon Owusu-Amankwaah (Ghana)

Development Officer for Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative and Project Scientist for Ghana-Netherlands Foundation.

Development Officer for Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative and Project Scientist for

Charlène BARA(CAMEROON)

Marketing Associate for Njorku Ltd.

Marketing Associate for Njorku Ltd.

Mamadou Bah dit Doc Bah(MALI)

Founder of Sahel Studio. Producer and presenter of the show Koi de neuf on Africable tv

Founder of Sahel Studio. Producer and presenter of the show Koi

Raymond AbabioAddo (Ghana)

Head of Civic Exchange

Head of Civic Exchange

Adama SAWADOGO (Burkina Faso)

Co-inventor iCivil Africa

Co-inventor iCivil Africa

Ousmane NIANG (Senegal)

Teacher-researcher at the School of Applied Economics of Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar

Teacher-researcher at the School of Applied Economics of Cheikh Anta Diop

Mohamed NDONGA Christian( CHAD)

Coordinator Country of the African Union of Development NGOs and Director Country of GLOBAL BUSINESS NETWORK CHAD

Coordinator Country of the African Union of Development NGOs and Director

Boubakar YOUGBARE(Burkina Faso)

Is the current Executive Chairperson of the African Youth Commission. Banjul, GAMBIA

Is the current Executive Chairperson of the African Youth Commission. Banjul,

Mohamed COURIBA (Mali)

PDG de Flash Starten

PDG de Flash Starten

Yves KOKOAYI(TOGO)

Journalist Manager & Co-Founder of TECH228

Journalist Manager & Co-Founder of TECH228

Lee Patrick EKOUAGUET (GABON)

Designer of the first Gabonese tablet OGOOUE PAD and the first Gabonese smartphone OGOOUE SMART

Designer of the first Gabonese tablet OGOOUE PAD and the first

Constant KABORE(Burkina Faso)

Head of Marketing & Communication UAB Assurances

Head of Marketing & Communication UAB Assurances

BASSANGA Jean-Yves (Cameroon)

Co-founder and Sound Designer of Kiro'o Games

Co-founder and Sound Designer of Kiro'o Games

Salim Azim ASSANI (CHAD)

Co-founder WenakLabs, Tech Hub Chad

Co-founder WenakLabs, Tech Hub Chad

Thérèse Izay KIRONGOZI,( RD Congo)

Coordinator of Women's technologies

Coordinator of Women's technologies, has introduced a robot that regulates traffic.

Vérone MANKOU,( CONGO Brazzaville)

CEO and Founder of VMK

CEO and Founder of VMK, designer of the first touchscreen tablet

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Schedule

  • Startups in Africa: Inventory of fixtures.

 

  • African Start-ups Background and success Stories Presentation.

 

  • Start-ups and Financial institutions: What kinds of partnership for more efficiency into the financing processes on the African global scale.

 

  • Panel discussion: Coworking-brainstorming-Ideation on: ’Startups, opportunities for young people jobs creation and growth in Africa”.

 

  • Empowering girls through Start-ups initiatives: The Mechanisms of implementation

 

  • Contribution of tech-startups into agricultural development in Africa: the ways to support.

 

  • Internet and energy access affordability and challenges for the continent Startups.

 

  • Works in 3 sub- committees on #MMS

-M: Mentoring

-M: Monitoring

-S: Support

  • Plenary session debate and adoption of sub-committees works and resolutions.

 

  • Gala-Dinner with Heads of States

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Cost:

  • Participation to The Panafrican High Level Summit on Africa and its Diaspora Youth Start-ups Initiatives is free of charge. The High Level Summit is funded by Partners.
  • The official committee provide an accommodation and local transportation during the High Level Summit for all invited guests, invited delegates and selected Startups.

Selection Process:

  • The successful applicants will receive an ACCEPTANCE letter, after which they can continue to officially register for.
  • If you are selected as a Startup, your flight (from your country’s main airport), board and lodging costs will be covered for the duration of the summit. Additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Burkina Faso (for those who require one) will not be covered.

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Contact Us

Get in touch with us now at thinktank@youthgain.org

For further information about The Panafrican High Level Summit on Africa and its Diaspora Youth Startups Initiatives:

Programme          : w.justearmel@youthgain.org

 

Sponsorship        : swiftgautier@youthgain.org

 

Public relations  : jo-mohamed@youthgain.org

 

Marketing  : wendy.berthe@youthgain.org

 

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