30th - 31st July 2020

Future Re-Imagined

Due to combined pressures of population growth, economic growth, skills and talents, climate change and economic power-shift brought by emerging economies, Africa needs to rethink its strategies, role, and position in the global economy. Capitalizing on urbanization and growing technology, Africa can create opportunities for socio-economic development and more sustainable living.

Sahara Sparks 2020, is looking to bring different stakeholders to explore how we can re-think the future of Africa and its position in the global economy.

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KEYNOTE | PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Leveraging Demographic Trends for Economic Transformation.

Africa is the youngest continent with an age average of 19.7 years old. How can we leverage the demographic trends for economic transformation zooming-in job creation, skills development, and urbanization policies?

KEYNOTE | INSIGHT SESSIONS

Combating Climate Change and Embracing Circular Economy.

Climate change threatens the means of production and nutrition in Africa. Africa needs to embrace new modes of production and encourage economic activities that are environmentally friendly hence the need for a circular economy.

KEYNOTE | FIRESIDE CHAT

Capitalizing in The Digital Economy and The Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The digital economy essentially affects business, economic, social, cultural aspects of our lives. How can Africa capitalize on the digital transformation and the fourth industrial revolution for socio-economic growth?

FIRESIDE CHAT | PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Fostering Innovation For Development Realizing The Sustainable Development Goals.

Africa needs to find smart and innovative inclusive approaches that accelerate continents' efforts towards achieving sustainable development goals. How can embrace design thinking and lean approaches to innovate solutions for the SDGs?

FIRESIDE CHAT | PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Nurturing Regional Integration and Cross Border Collaborations.

To Accelerate the flow of capital and solutions, and to nurture the growth of the ecosystem African need to nurture regional integration and cross border collaborations. How can we create platforms that inspire collaborations and partnerships?

FIRESIDE CHAT | KEYNOTE | PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Deepening Good Governance and Cross Generation Leadership Dialogues.

In Africa's Agenda 2063, Africa wants to become the global powerhouse of the future. The only way to achieve this is through leadership and cross-generation dialogues. How do we nurture productive conversation about good leadership between African leaders of today and tomorrow?

Future Re-Imagined Season

APR Events

1ST - 3RD APRIL 2020 (Virtual Event)

Silicon Dar Startup School

3 days startup founders event inspiring the creation of a new generation of startup founders from local universities.

Status | Register

Postponed

Future Re-Imagined Breakfast

Foresight stakeholders breakfast to introduce the theme and sub-themes of Sahara Sparks 2020 Future Re-Imagined.

Postponed

Zanzibar Startup Summit

Foresight meeting for the Zanzibar innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem stakeholders reflecting on opportunities brought by innovation and the digital economy.

JUN Events

Postponed

Dar Angels Meetup

A meetup for existing and aspiring angel investors with interest to invest in high potential startups and SMEs. The investors will get a chance to attend the marketplace in July.

Postponed

Investor Readiness Meetup

The investor readiness meetup is a preparatory meeting for the Startups and SMEs which will be presenting during the market place in July 2020.

Postponed

Foresight 2030 Workshop

A reflection meeting with key stakeholders to reflect on the themes and sub-themes of Sahara Sparks 2020 Future Re-Imagined.

JUL Events

Postponed

Silicon Dar Startup School

3 days startup founders event inspiring the creation of a new generation of startup founders from local universities.

Postponed

Investor Readiness Meetup

The second investor readiness meetup is the last preparatory meeting for the Startups and SMEs which will be presenting during the market place in July 2020.

Postponed

Future 2.0 Reception

Reception cocktail for local, regional and international high profile guests, key decision-makers, senior private and public officials, investors, founders of startups and SMEs, and special invitees who will be attending Sahara Sparks 2020.

Postponed

Main Event | Future Re-Imagined

The main event of Sahara Sparks 2020 involving; keynotes, discussions, fireside chats, presentations, exhibitions, etc focusing on the theme, "Future Re-Imagined".

Postponed

Sahara Sparks 2020 | Marketplace

The event for investors and entrepreneurs looking to raise investment. The meetup will include; keynotes, panel discussions, pitching sessions, deal rooms, networking, and matchmaking.

Our Previous Speakers

Hon. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Former President, Tanzania

Hon. Prof. Joyce Ndalichako

Min. of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training

Hon. Amb. Arthur Mattli

Switzerland, Embassy

Our Previous Partners

Contact Info

Address

Al Dua Tower. Wing A, 6th Floor Opp Vodacom PLC, New Bagamoyo Road, Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Phone

+255 744 828 241