The MIT Sloan Africa Business Club is proud to announce the 8th MIT Africa Innovate Conference at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA on April 7th, 2018.
The annual Africa Innovate Conference is a unique and intimate forum that brings together leading entrepreneurs and change-agents from across the African continent. The conference attracts over 350 business leaders, entrepreneurs, influencers, students, professors, and alumni, all with strong interests in Africa.
The theme for this year is “Digitization for Inclusive Growth”.
With this theme, the conference will explore digitization and its role in transforming the way we live and conduct business across Africa. Through a series of keynotes, panels, and workshops, the conference will unpack the lessons from and future of digital transformation on the continent. The conference will also include a Career & Innovation Expo for attendees to network for jobs across Africa.
Keynote Speakers include:
- Ismail Ahmed, WorldRemit Founder & CEO. He founded the company in 2010 and since then, it has secured $220 million in funding and has been named the fastest growing technology company in the UK
- Billy Mawasha, South Africa Country Head of Rio Tinto. He is committed to driving sustainable outcomes in South Africa’s mining sector and advancing inclusive growth across the continent.
- Clapperton Mavhunga, MIT Professor of Science, Technology & Society. His current project focuses on African modes of chemistry, focusing on the making and strategic deployment of plant, animal, and mineral materials as poisons and medicines.
To be part of this exciting conference, register here: today!
Student rates and Group discounts are available. We look forward to seeing you there!