Schedule

FRIDAY 12 APRIL 2019 - BNY MELLON, 240 GREENWICH STREET, NEW YORK, NY, 10286

4.00pm - 4:15pm

Registration

Main Lobby

4.15pm -4.30pm

Welcome Remarks

10th Floor East Auditorium

4.30pm - 5.20pm

Start-up Pitch Competition

10th Floor East Auditorium

5.20pm - 5.30pm

Refreshment Break

10th Floor Lobby

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Keynote Address - H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana

10th Floor East Auditorium

6.30pm - 6.45pm

Refreshment Break

10th Floor Lobby

6.45pm - 7:45pm

Sustainability In Africa Panel

10th Floor East Auditorium

7.45pm - 9.00pm

Reception, Winner Announcement, and Closing Remarks

10th Floor Lobby

SATURDAY 13 APRIL 2019 - JEROME GREENE HALL, COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL
435 WEST 116TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10027

8.00am - 9.15am

Breakfast & Registration

Lobby

9.15am - 9.30am

Welcome Address - AEF Co-Chairs

Room 104

9.30am -10.30am

Morning Keynote Address - : Mostafa Terrab, Chairman and CEO, OCP

Room 104

10.30am -10:40am

Room Transition/Coffee Break

 
 

Panel 1: Private Equity and Venture Capital: The Lay of the Land

Panel 1: 101

10:40am - 11:55am

Panel 2: Industrialization and Workforce Development

Panel 2: 102A
 

Panel 3: Law, Industrialization & Technology

Panel 3: 103

11:55am - 1:55pm

Lunch

Drapkin Lounge/Lenfest Café

12:25pm - 1:55pm

Networking Events: Career Fair & Vendor Fair

Ground Floor

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Afternoon Keynote Address: H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the U.S.A

Room 104

3:00pm - 3:10pm

Room Transition/Coffee Break

 
 

Panel 4: The Business Case for African Art and Literature

Panel 4: 101
 

Panel 5: Urbanization & Structural Transformation

Panel 5: 102A

3:10pm - 4:25pm

Panel 6: Building The Future: Entrepreneurship In Africa

Panel 6: 103

4:25pm - 4:35pm

Room Transition/Coffee Break

 

4:35pm - 5:35pm

Closing Keynote Address: Wale F. Adeosun, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Kuramo Capital Management

Room 104

5:35pm - 5:45pm

Vote of Thanks – AEF Co-Chairs

Room 104

9:00pm - Until

AEF Conference Afterparty

 

We are excited to announce the 16th annual African Economic Forum (AEF) at Columbia University. We look forward to having you join us and our distinguished speakers while we explore this year’s theme - Technology vs. Industrialization: The Way Forward.

13 April '19
Jerome Greene Hall
Columbia Law School
New York
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