Agenda

Sahara Sparks 2018 | Innovation In The Data Age

Registration.

Organizers.

Networking And Host Introduction

Attendees and Host.

Welcome Note | Sahara Sparks

Jumanne Mtambalike
CEO, Sahara Ventures

Welcome Note | AfriLabs

Rebecca Enonchong
Board Chair, AfriLabs

Welcome Note | Government Rep

Hon. Jenista Mhagama
Minister, Tanzania

Keynote | Partner AfriLabs

Tomi Davies
ABAN

Keynote | Partner Sahara Sparks 2018

Hon. Amb. Arthur Mattli
Ambassador, The Switzerland Embassy.

Networking Tea Break

ORGANIZERS
 
 

Innovation In The Data Age

How digital innovations and data can foster Africa's social economic development? Can We Create New Ventures in The Area? Are We Doing Enough? What Are The Challenges? How Can We Overcome Them? What Do We See As The Future of Africa in This Area?

Panellist
* Jean-Leah Njoroge| Data Scientist, Dell EMC
* Celina Lee|CEO, Zindi Africa
* Bengi Issa| Executive Director, NEEC
* Dr Reginald Mengi| Chairman, IPP Group
* Clifford O. Derick| SBSA , Liquid Telecom
* Jumanne Mtambalike| CEO, Sahara Ventures

IBM Presentation On Digital - Nation Africa

Timothy Peck
IBM

Fireside Chat, AfriLabs Board

Building Regional and Pan-African Networks in the Data Age. The fireside chat will focus on best practice, the importance of regional and Pan-African networks and leveraging on data to further strengthen African networks and collaboration.

Panellist
* Rebecca Enonchong| ABAN | AFRILABS
* Bernard Chiira |KASSE | AfriLabs
* Regina Mbodj Brown |CTIC Dakar | Francophone Representative AfriLabs
* Rakotoarivo Sarobidy |Madagascar Ecosystem Builder | AfriLabs
* Lukonga Lindunda |BongoHive, Zambia

Tanzania Innovation Ecosystems

Learning From HDIF Work in Tanzania

Kristina Lahde
Social Innovation Advisor,HDIF

Building Innovation Ecosystems

Africa Innovation Ecosystem is evolving exponentially with currently, over 300 physical innovation spaces; incubators,labs,makerspaces,co-creation space, Fablabs,accelerators etc spreading across the continent.How can we develop the innovation blocks further and fill the existing gaps?

Panellist
* Bankole Olaruntaba | Co-Founder, NiNe
* Penelope Terranava | Manager,Jokkolabs
* Costa Nyanzera | Founder, B2C Coworking
* David McGinty | Social Innovation Advisor, HDIF
* John Kimani| Program Manager, Google
* Andrew Fassnidge | Founder AppsAfrica.com
* Vuyisa Qabaka | Founder Uprise.Africa

Firechats Chat

This discussion will be around how we can build a co-creative and collaborative entreprenuership driven societies in Africa.

Panellist
* Turku University Reps. | Turku University
* Joram Mwinama | Co-Founder, WYLDE

Lunch + Speed Networking

Organizers

The Future Of Agriculture And Food Security

Sahara Ventures in Partnership with Danish Embassy Tanzania has been implementing e-kilimo Accelerator. Startup Accelerator for Agritech Startup. What are the learning from the project?

Panellist
* Hon.Amb.Einar H.Jensen| Ambassador, The royal Danish Embassy
* kamal Yakub | CEO, TroTro Tractor
* Doreen Maximambali| Director, Mkuza Chicks

The Future Of Agriculture And Food Security

(Discussion and Startup Pitching Session DLI Startups). The Fireside Chat and Panel Discussion Is on The Role of Innovation and Technology to The Future of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa. How Can Technology and Innovation Enhance Food Security?

Panellist
* Elizabeth Mwambulukutu |MEL Specialist, ASPIRES
* Michael Dunford | Country Rep, WFP Tanzania
* Eng. George Mulamula | CEO, DTBI
* Vera Mugittu | FSDT

Media For The Growth Of Innovation And Startups Ecosystem Africa.

Media Can Play a Crucial Role on Promoting and Accelerating The Growth of Any Innovation Ecosystem By Covering Stories and Unveiling New Innovations That Creates Impact. Our Media Are Doing Enough?

Panellist
* Malembo Simbano | Presenter, TBC
* Tayo Akinyemi | Africa Tech Roundup
* Jumanne Mtambalike | CEO, Sahara Ventures
* Belinda Lifard | Presenter, Clouds Media
* PK Malinzi | Founder, Digest Africa

IBM DN-A Workshop 2.

Wahame Gathondu
IBM.

Run Your Incubator Like A Bussiness

GrowthWheel for Entreprenuership Centers is a tool tool designed especially for and with entrepreneurship centre managers to help them make decisions and take actions. Target audience are Policy Makers, Hub Managers and Business Advisors.

Hon. Amb. Arthur Mattl
Ambassador, The Switzerland Embassy.

IBM DN-A Workshop 2.

Wahame Gathondu
IBM.

Run Your Incubator Like A Bussiness

GrowthWheel for Entreprenuership Centers is a tool tool designed especially for and with entrepreneurship centre managers to help them make decisions and take actions. Target audience are Policy Makers, Hub Managers and Business Advisors.

Hon. Amb. Arthur Mattl
Ambassador, The Switzerland Embassy.

Run Your Incubator Like A Bussiness.

GrowthWheel for Entrepreneurship Centers is a tool designed especially for and with entrepreneurship centre managers to help them make decisions and take actions. Target audience are Policy Makers, Hub Managers and Business Advisors.

Hilton Theunissen
Growth Wheel

Sponsored by Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)

Workshops And Meetups

How to develop easy Solutions to Address Societal Challenges For Startups and Entrepreneurs

Fiifi Baidoo
WaziUp

Arrival And Registration

Growth Wheel
Residence of the Swiss Ambassador, Toure Drive No.17. (OSISA)

Openning, Welcome Note, Cocktail Dinner And Networking

Residence of the Swiss Ambassador, Toure Drive No.17. (OSISA)

Closing Remarks

Residence of the Swiss Ambassador, Toure Drive No.17. (OSISA)

Networking And Host Introduction 2

Attendees and Host.

IBM DN-A Workshop 2. 2

Wahame Gathondu
IBM.

Run Your Incubator Like A Bussiness 2

GrowthWheel for Entreprenuership Centers is a tool tool designed especially for and with entrepreneurship centre managers to help them make decisions and take actions. Target audience are Policy Makers, Hub Managers and Business Advisors.

Hon. Amb. Arthur Mattl
Ambassador, The Switzerland Embassy.

IBM DN-A Workshop 2. 2

Wahame Gathondu
IBM.

Run Your Incubator Like A Bussiness 2

GrowthWheel for Entreprenuership Centers is a tool tool designed especially for and with entrepreneurship centre managers to help them make decisions and take actions. Target audience are Policy Makers, Hub Managers and Business Advisors.

Hon. Amb. Arthur Mattl
Ambassador, The Switzerland Embassy.

Run Your Incubator Like A Bussiness. 2

GrowthWheel for Entrepreneurship Centers is a tool designed especially for and with entrepreneurship centre managers to help them make decisions and take actions. Target audience are Policy Makers, Hub Managers and Business Advisors.

Hilton Theunissen
Growth Wheel

Sponsored by Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)

Workshops And Meetups 2

How to develop easy Solutions to Address Societal Challenges For Startups and Entrepreneurs

Fiifi Baidoo
WaziUp