The annual convention is devoted exclusively to promoting Africa as an investment and trade hub through public-private partnerships.
The African Development & Investment Convention (ADIC) is hosting its annual convention in Stadt Zürich Wasserversorgung, Zürich on the 25th – 26th October 2018.
The African Exponent is a proud media sponsor of this event.
The ADIC is a one-stop-shop and access to entering the African market. This annual convention is devoted exclusively to promoting Africa as an investment and trade hub through public-private partnerships. ADIC is a key player in facilitating the Africa Rising movement. This international event attracts investors, head of states, entrepreneurs, researchers, policymakers and thought leaders with a strong interest in African development. ADIC is truly a platform to network with like-minded people who are committed to improving the current state of our beloved continent.
Today we introduce you to the amazing keynote speakers that will address attendees.
His Excellency Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Governor of Abia State, Nigeria. Dr. Ikpeazu holds a Ph.D. from Calabar Polytechnic. Dr. Ikpeazu transition to politics was after his success as the Chairman of Transition Committee (TC) for Obingwa Local Government Area of his state. His large shoes too large to take over for others, marked the beginning of a greater transformation of state using is the political vehicle, first as a Special Adviser to the Governor, then as the General Manager of the state's Passengers Integrated Manifest and Safety Scheme (ASPIMSS) from 2007 to 2009.
Felicia Mabuza-Suttle is the President and co-owner of Leadership Success International, LLC, an organization that specializes in executive leadership training and business communications. Felicia Mabuza-Suttle, is a multitalented international award-winning entrepreneur, an inspirational speaker, an author, and a philanthropist and talk show host. Felicia has interviewed luminaries like Nelson Mandela, Julius Nyerere, Kenneth Kaunda, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, and personalities like Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, John Maxwell, Iylana Vanzant, T.D. Jakes, Wayne Dyer, Suze Orman among others. She holds a Masters in Communication and Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Marquette University, US. The South African Broadcast Corporation (SABC) named her among the "100 Great South Africans".
Dr. Lance Mambondini, CEO, Steward Bank, Zimbabwe he holds a Ph.D. from University of Manchester. He doubles up as CEO of the Digital Banking Arm for Cassava Fintech, a subsidiary of Econet Wireless Global responsible for digital banking projects across Africa. He is an expert in retail and investment banking, economics, trade finance, corporate finance, law, and development finance. His previously worked in Europe as Deputy MD at Coronation Financial, a specialist financial advisory services firm based in the UK, he was also a lecturer in International Finance for development at the University of Central Lancashire Business School and guest lecturer in Financial Markets and Corporate Governance at the University of Manchester.
Prof. P. L. Otieno Lumumba, CEO Kenyan School of Law, Kenya Board Member, AFIDEP. He holds a Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He is A Professor of Public Law and Founding Dean, Kabarak University School of Law. He is a renowned legal practitioner. He has written several books including Criminal Procedure in Kenya, An outline of Judicial Review in Kenya, Kenya’s long search for a Constitution: The Postponed Promise and Judicial Review and Administrative Law. He has published numerous articles in refereed journals and several book chapters. He has co-authored 'The Constitution of Kenya 2010 An introductory commentary' with Dr. Luis Franceschi.
Her Excellency Jewel Taylor, Vice president of Liberia. Taylor holds a graduate degree in banking and two bachelors' in banking and economics. She is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Cuttington University in Liberia. In 2005, she was elected senator of the Bong County, the nation’s third most populous, for the National Patriotic Party (NPP). She then chaired the Senate Health and Social Welfare Committee on Gender, Women, and Children. Howard Taylor is a devout Christian who is said to begin every morning with a prayer.
Dr. Bryant (ABC) Orjiako, is the chairman of Seplat Petroleum Development Co., a leading Nigerian independent oil and gas company listed on the London and Nigerian stock exchanges with a strategic focus in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. He holds an M.B.B.Ch. degree in 1985 from the College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria, he trained as a General Surgeon and later sub-specialised in orthopedic and trauma surgery. Under his leadership, SEPLAT has become a highly reputable Nigerian Independent, recording several milestones comprising successfully closing landmark acquisitions, growing the company’s oil and gas production exponentially and becoming a well-run company with strong and transparent governance. In recognition of his services to humanity, Pope John Paul II in 2003 bestowed on him a Knighthood of the Order of St. Gregory the Great (KSGG).
With this lineup of keynote speakers, the ADIC 2018 promises to be a transformative event that you cannot afford to miss. Get your tickets now: https://adic.afidep.com/single-registration.html.
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