About Africa 4.0 Week

Africa In The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The week themed, Africa 4.0, Africa in The Fourth Industrial Revolution, from 7th-12th October 2019, is a platform for different stakeholders to meet and reflect on the role of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship on fostering social economic development in Africa in the era of 4th Industrial Revolution. Read More

Sahara Sparks 2019

What Happened?

Conference
Workshops
Meetups
Showcase

Main Theme

Africa In The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Artificial Intelligence And African Societies

Artificial Intelligence For Health

Leadership In The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Future Generation of African Innovators

Urbanisation and Future Cities

Future of Agriculture and Food Security

Gender and Digital Divide in 4IR

Digital and Financial Inclusion In The 4IR

Education and Future of Jobs

Blockchain Technologies in 4IR

Event Agenda

Schedule Plan

Press Release

Press briefing session to introduce the theme for Sahara Sparks 2019; Africa in the fourth industrial revolution. The session is open to all media houses looking to cover the event.


Venue: Sahara Accelerator

Time: 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Contact: communications@saharaventures.com


Turdaco Workshop

Co-hosted in collaboration with Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College (TUDARCo) and Sahara Sparks, The Workshop Brings Together Leaders, Thinkers, Academicians and Initiatives interested and concerned about high education. With the theme: “Towards the Third-Generation University: Way Forward”


Venue: Sahara Accelerator

Time: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Contact: winfrida@saharaventures.com


Informative Workshop Art, Technology and The African Story

Facilitated by Kokoten and Robot ZA. The workshop aims to explore how Art and technology can be used to tell an African story.


Venue: Buni Innovation Hub

Time: 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Entrepreneurs Pre-Event Bootcamp

Facilitated by Angel Fair Africa and Sahara Sparks, The Workshop is For The Preparations of Entrepreneurs That will Be Pitching During Angel Fair Africa.


Venue: Seedspace

Time: 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact: accelerator@saharaventures.com

Leadership Workshop on 4IR

Hosted by Sahara Sparks and the Embassy of Switzerland in collaboration with SICPA Tanzania Ltd. The workshop targets public and private sector leaders to reflect on the role of technology in fostering social development in Africa in the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution.


Venue: Serena Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Time: 08:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Detail Schedule

Contact: adam@saharaventures.com

Grassroots Innovations and Systems Thinking

Reflections from Aalto University New Global Project (cases from East Africa and India)


Venue: Sahara Accelerator

Time: 08:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Contact: winfrida@saharaventures.com

Cocktail Reception and Launching of Ifakara Innovation Hub

Official Launching Ceremony of Sahara Sparks 2019 and Africa 4.0 Week, The Event Will Also Include The Launching of Ifakara Innovation Hub


Venue: Residency of The Switzerland Ambassador

Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Contact: vanessa@saharasparks.com

Entrepreneurs Pre-Event Bootcamp

Facilitated by Angel Fair Africa and Sahara Sparks, The Workshop is For The Preparations of Entrepreneurs That Will Be Pitching During Angel Fair Africa.


Venue: Seedspace

Time: 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact: accelerator@saharaventures.com

Main Hall


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Elephant Room

Rethinking Africa's Education, Nurturing Talents and Building Skills


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 10:40 AM - 01:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Lion Room

Blockchain, Future Transactions and Banking 4.0


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 10:40 AM - 01:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Rhino Room

Building Conductive Startups and SME's Ecosystem
NEEC and Startups


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 10:45 AM - 04:00 PM

Contact: jumanne@saharaventures.com

High-Level Closed Insight Meeting

Side Event - Elephant Room

Nurturing Startup Ecosystem and Building Startup-Friendly Cities


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Buffalo Room

Closing the Gender Gap in Financial Inclusion; learnings from SheFound - Partnered with FSDT


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Contact: adam@saharaventures.com

High-Level Closed Insight Meeting

Side Event - Giraffe Room

Rethinking the future of education and future skills


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Contact: winfrida@saharaventures.com

High-Level Closed Insight Meeting

Main Hall


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Elephant Room

Rethinking Healthcare in The Fourth Industrial Revolution


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 10:40 AM - 01:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Lion Room

Unlocking The Potential of Data In The Fourth Industrial Revolution


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 10:45 AM - 01:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Side Event - Elephant Room

Gender, Financial and Digital Inclusion in the Fourth Industrial Revolution


Venue: Mlimani City, Dar es Salaam

Time: 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM | Detail Schedule

Angel Fair Africa

Angel Fair Africa is An Event That Brings Together Accelerators, Incubators and Emerging Businesses From Across The African Continent and Investors


Venue: Sahara Accelerator

Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Contact: mwasi_wilmore@yahoo.com

Sahara Sparks 2019

Our Speakers

Hon. Prof. Joyce Ndalichako
Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training


Prof. Benno Ndulu
Co-Director, Commission On Technology And Inclusive Development Anchored at Blavatnik School of Government
Ami R. Mpungwe
RTD, Ambassador



Sanjay Rughani
CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania


Our Strategic

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