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21st & 22nd November 2017
Accra Digital Centre
Tech in Ghana Conference Accra

SHOWCASING THE BEST OF GHANA’S LOCALLY DEVELOPED TECHNOLOGY, AND DRIVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE COUNTRY’S GOVERNMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR & KEY INDUSTRY LEADERS TO BUILD A WORLD CLASS TECH ECOSYSTEM

Overview

The Republic of Ghana's Ministry of Communications and AB2020 are excited to announce Tech in Ghana Conference, Accra.

Following the success of the first conference held in London in February 2017, Tech in Ghana will showcase groundbreaking local innovations and provide a platform to highlight, discuss and stimulate the growth of Ghana’s digital development.

Pulling together some of the brightest minds at the forefront of technological advancement and key industry players and influencers, Tech in Ghana aims to:

  • Bring together the government, private sector and SME communities to highlight activities, innovations and opportunities for collaboration, and to encourage the development of Ghana's tech ecosystem.
  • Showcase Ghana’s locally developed, world-class technology to potential clients and investors.
  • Provide a platform for dialogue between Government and industry, and the opportunity to share knowledge and promote industry growth.
  • To promote and encourage business and investment within the tech community.

The event will include engaging and interactive dialogue, a tech village exhibition, live demos and networking opportunities.

Venue



sponsors

The Tech in Ghana Conference is proud to be supported by these prestigious organisations


Sponsor - Huawei

 

Sponsor - MTN

 

Sponsor - World Remit

 

Sponsor - Ecoband

 





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Speakers

Honourable Ursula Owusu-Ekuful
Honourable Ursula Owusu-Ekuful
Minister for Communications, Ghana
Honourable Vincent Sowah Odotei
Honourable Vincent Sowah Odotei
Deputy Minister for Communications
Tutu Agyare
Tutu Agyare
Managing Partner, Nubuke Investments LLP
Albert Antwi-Boasiako
Albert Antwi-Boasiako
National Cyber Security Advisor, Ghana
Patricia Adusei-Poku
Patricia Adusei-Poku
Executive Director, Data Protection Commission
Jacquelyn Omosunbo Omotalade
Jacquelyn Omosunbo Omotalade
Public Policy, Uber, West Africa
Derek Laryea
Derek Laryea
Head of Research & Communications, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications
Ehi Binitie
Ehi Binitie
Co-founder/CTO, Rancard Solutions | Founder, Clearspace Labs
Kelvin Nyame
Kelvin Nyame
Co-founder/CEO, MeQasa.com
Eric Ofosu Nkansah
Eric Ofosu Nkansah
Managing Director, Accra Digital Centre
Josiah Kwesi Eyison
Josiah Kwesi Eyison
Co-founder/CEO, iSpace Foundation
Mansa Ayisi-Okyere
Mansa Ayisi-Okyere
Executive Secretary, African Entrepreneurs Hub
Kenechi Okeleke
Kenechi Okeleke
Lead Analyst, GSMA Intelligence
Amma Gyampo
Amma Gyampo
Founder, AmDeCo
Cecil Nutakor
Cecil Nutakor
Founder, eCampus
Gideon Brefo
Gideon Brefo
Co-founder, hapaSpace
Ivy Barley
Ivy Barley
Founder, Developers in Vogue
Lady Omega Hammond
Lady Omega Hammond
Founder, Ampersand Technologies
Kelechi Udoagwu
Kelechi Udoagwu
Co-founder, Skrife
Paul Kwesi Damalie
Paul Kwesi Damalie
CEO & Co-founder, Inclusive
Raindolf Owusu
Raindolf Owusu
Founder & CEO, Oasis Websoft
Nana Agyeman-Prempeh
Nana Agyeman-Prempeh
CEO, Asoriba
Dr Dennis Addo
Dr Dennis Addo
Co-Founder/Chief Medical Officer, Bisa Health Application
Kane Mani
Kane Mani
CEO, Origgin
Desmond Israel
Desmond Israel
Privacy/Information Security Practitioner, Information Security Architects
Kamal Deen Yakub
Kamal Deen Yakub
CEO, TROTRO Tractor
Diana Dwamena
Diana Dwamena
Founder & CEO, Learning Nuggets Company
Awo Aidam Amenyah
Awo Aidam Amenyah
Executive Director, J Initiative
Paul Miller Owusu
Paul Miller Owusu
Co-founder, SIKA & Logique
David Hutchful
David Hutchful
Co-Founder/CTO, Bloom Impact
Franklin Owusu-Karikari
Franklin Owusu-Karikari
Director of Business Support, National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan
Joseph-Albert Kuuire
Joseph-Albert Kuuire
Editor at Tech Nova Gh & UX Designer at Flutterwave
Jerome Amedo
Jerome Amedo
Research Analyst, Asoko Insight
Philip Ashon
Philip Ashon
Operations Manager, Citi FM
Nelson Amo
Nelson Amo
CEO, Innohub Limited
Ethel Delali Cofie
Ethel Delali Cofie
CEO & Founder, EDEL Technology Consulting & Women in Tech Africa
Worlali Senyo
Worlali Senyo
Director of Growth, Research & Development, Farmerline
Jesse Arhin Ghansah
Jesse Arhin Ghansah
Co-Founder, OMG Digital
Yaw Asamoah
Yaw Asamoah
Founder & CEO, MedPharma
Moses Kwesi Baiden Jnr
Moses Kwesi Baiden Jnr
CEO, Margins Group

partners

The Tech in Ghana Conference is proud to be supported by these prestigious organisations



Strategic Partners
Strategic Partner - National Communications Authority

 

Strategic Partner - Ghana Digital Centres

 

Strategic Partner - GSMA Intelligence

 

Strategic Partner - Techfoliance

 

Strategic Partner - Global Tech Advocates

 

Strategic Partner - TLA Africa

 

Strategic Partner - AmDeco

 

Strategic Partner - Oxford Business Group

 

Strategic Partner - Asoriba

 

Strategic Partner - Vine Creatives

 




Media Partners
Media Partner - Pulse GH

 

Media Partner - OMG Digital

 

Media Partner - Gharage

 

Media Partner - Technova

 

Media Partner - Ghana Business & Finance

 

Media Partner - Telecom Review

 

Tech in Ghana Accra 2017 Schedule

DAY 1 Agenda:

8.00am-9.15am: Registration, Breakfast & Exhibition

9.15am-9.30am: Delegates Seated

9.30am-9.40am: Welcome

9.40am-9.50am: Introduction to the Accra Digital Centre

9.50am-10.20am: Opening Keynote from Hon Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications, Ghana

10.30am-10.45am: Tech Innovation Presentation 1

10.45am-11.30am: e-Government Panel 1: The digital transformation of Ghana’s public services

11.30am-11.40am: Ghana’s Tech Trends Overview by Kenechi Okeleke, Lead Analyst, GSMA Intelligence

11.40am-12.25pm: Access to FinTech Panel 2: How have policies and partnerships empowered communities and enabled the rapidly developing fintech environment?

12.25pm-12.35pm: Keynote from Ehi Binitie, Rancard

12.35pm-1.35pm: Lunch, Exhibition & Networking

1.45pm-2.00pm: How digitally safe is Ghana? Overview by Albert Antwi-Boasiako, National Cyber Security Advisor, Ghana

2.00pm-2.45pm: Cyber Security Panel 3: From protecting children to securing consumer wallets - what is the nation’s approach?

2.45pm-3.00pm: Tech Innovation Presentation 2

3.00pm-3.45pm: Tech Startup Community Panel 4: What do tech hubs look for in entrepreneurs, and what impact are incubators having on startups across the nation?

3.50pm-4.35pm: Who is investing in Ghana Tech Panel 5: How can SMEs gain access to the capital that’s currently available?

4.35pm-4.50pm: Tech Innovation Presentation 3

4.50pm-5.00pm: Closing Keynote

5.00pm-6.00pm: Exhibition & Networking


DAY 2 Agenda:

8.00am-9.15am: Registration, Breakfast & Exhibition

9.15am-9.30am: Delegates Seated

9.30am-9.45am: Welcome/Recap

9.45am-10.00am: Keynote

10.00am-10.15am: Tech Innovation Presentation 4

10.15am-11.00am: How is Tech Disrupting Traditional Industries Panel 6: How is Ghana utilising technology to develop its biggest traditional sectors, including agriculture, health and transport?

11.00am-11.15am: Tech Innovation Presentation 5

11.15am-12.00pm: The Rise of AgriTech Panel 7: How is Technology enhancing Ghana’s main economic driving force?

12.00-12.15pm: Introduction to Blockchain Hackathon 2018

12.15pm-12.30pm: Keynote

12.30pm-1.30pm: Lunch, Exhibition & Networking

1.45pm-2.00pm: Tech Innovation Presentation 6

2.00pm-2.45pm: Ghana’s Next Tech Generation Panel 8: What initiatives and resources are in place to boost jobs and encourage young people interested in tech?

2.45pm-3.00pm: Tech Innovation Presentation 7

3.00pm-3.45pm: Smart Communities & Universal Access Panel 8: Exploring the digital divide between the served and underserved/unserved communities in Ghana

3.45pm-4.00pm: Tech Innovation Presentation 8

4.00pm-4.45pm: The Future of Media Panel 9: How is the media using tech to inform and empower people, both locally and globally?

4.45pm-5.00pm: Closing Keynote

5.00pm-6.00pm: Exhibition & Networking

Testimonials

‘It was excellent to see first-hand the huge amount of innovation and excitement surrounding opportunities for technology advances in Ghana. I am confident the conference will lead to many further discussions: with businesses; with contacts; and networks made at the event.’
Adam Afriyie, UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana
The Tech in Ghana London Conference was fantastic. Bright and brilliant people in one room. See you next year!’
Angela Mensah-Poku, Vodafone Ghana Director for Enterprise and Wholesale
‘A really well organised event, great speakers, content, insights on the tech opportunity; business, social and education. A lot of value - thanks to the TIGC team’
Julian Ansah, Delegate
‘The feedback from attendees and speakers has been incredible, and it was great to see new relationships being established. Following the demand we’re excited to be having strategic conversations and outlining plans for 2018.’
Founder, Akosua Annobil

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