Schedule

Saturday 1 April - Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School

8:00am - 9:15amEast LobbyBreakfast and Registration
9:15am - 9:25amRoom 104Welcome Note from AEF Co-Chair
9:25am - 10:45amRoom 104Morning Keynotes:
Adebola Williams & Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
10:45am - 10:55amRoom Transition / Coffee break
10:55am - 12:15amPanel 1: 101
Panel 2: 102A
Panel 3: 102B
Panel 4: 103
Panel 1: Harnessing Regional Integration
Panel 2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Y.A.M)
Panel 3: Strengthening Africa's Legal Framework
Panel 4: African Narratives
12:15pm - 1:30pmDrapkin Lounge/Lenfest CaféLunch
12:15pm - 1:30pmDrapkin LoungeProspective Student Networking Event
1:30pm - 1:45pmRoom Transition/Coffee Break
1:45pm - 2:45pmRoom 104Afternoon Keynote:
Hakeem Belo-Osagie
2:45pm - 3:00pmRoom Transition / Coffee break
3:00pm - 4:20pmPanel 5: 102B
Panel 6: 102A
Panel 7: 103
Panel 5: Women in Business
Panel 6: Invest Africa!
Panel 7: Fashion, Media, and Arts
4:20pm - 4:30pmRoom Transition / Coffee break
4:30pm - 5:30pmRoom 104Closing Keynotes
5:30pm - 5:40pmRoom 104Vote of thanks - AEF Co-Chair
10:30pm - 3:00amEast 23rd and FDR DrAEF 2017 After-Party Aboard "The Jewel"
*Separate ticket is required for entry
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We are excited to announce the 14th 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 - Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers: Harnessing the Power of an Open Africa.

01 April '17
Jerome Greene Hall
Columbia Law School
New York
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