Tech in Ghana
Accra/London

29-30th November 2022
Accra

Tech in Ghana: 10th Edition Special

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Tech in Ghana:
10th Edition Special

Accra

29-30th Nov 2022

Since launching in 2017, Tech in Ghana has attracted some of the biggest multinational brands in the world, alongside the region’s decision makers, investors, fastest-growing scale-ups and founders. Join this special event to mark the platform’s 10th edition.

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Tech in Ghana London 2022

In June 2022, Tech in Ghana hosted its 9th edition - a UK-Ghana Innovation Showcase at international law firm Addleshaw Goddard as part of London Tech Week. See highlights featuring Twitter, Founders Factory, Zuberi, Aya Data, Azubi Africa, Foundervine, Ghana Hubs Network and many more.

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BUILDING CONNECTIONS IN GHANA’S TECH ECOSYSTEM

Tech in Ghana is the leading UK-Ghana platform dedicated to strengthening and showcasing Ghana’s tech ecosystem. Since launching in 2017, the platform has attracted participation from some of the biggest multinational brands in the world, alongside the region’s decision makers, investors, fastest-growing scale-ups and founders.

Held twice a year, once in London and once in Accra, Tech in Ghana supports Ghana’s burgeoning tech industry by providing a platform that brings the ecosystem together for global knowledge exchange, valuable networking, and to showcase innovation.

The high-level event has featured over 450 speakers and tech companies, and received support and partnerships from entities including the Office of the Vice President for Ghana, Ministry of Communications & Digitalisation, Ghana High Commission UK, British High Commission Accra, World Bank, Meta (Facebook), Visa, Twitter, GIZ, International Trade Centre, Ghana Hubs Network, UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce and the GIPC.

What's been said

Tech in Ghana is the best tech conference in the country.

Carl Ashie
Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB)

Tech in Ghana is an inclusive and credible platform where we as an industry have to be at the end of the year, every year. It's our Mecca.

Josiah Kwesi Eyison
iSpace Foundation

Tech in Ghana projects the work young people are doing in the sector, and gave me the opportunity to share the story of Developers in Vogue very early on in our journey.

Ivy Barley
Developers in Vogue

Tech in Ghana is a safe space where (tech founders) can ask tough questions.

29-30 Nov 2022

Confirmed Speakers

More speakers to follow

Agenda

Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th November 2022

DAY 1 - Tuesday 29th November 2022
8:00am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00am
Main Room Entry
9.15am
Welcome and Opening
Host:
Tech in Ghana
Kokui Selormey Hanson
Welcome:
Akosua Annobil, Tech in Ghana
David Ofori, Ghana Digital Centres Ltd
Welcome Keynote:
Harriet Thompson British High Commissioner for Ghana
Opening Keynote:
Honorable Ama Pomaa Boateng Deputy Ministry for Communications & Digitalisation
Five Years On: My Tech in Ghana Journey
Kingsley Abrokwah, KudiGo
Mobile & Tech Trends: A 2022 Overview
Kenechi Okeleke, GSMA Intelligence
FinTech & Digital Services
10:15am
KEYNOTE: From Football to Fintech
Julian Owusu, Zuberi
10:25am
KEYNOTE: Leveraging Partnerships to Drive Growth in the Fintech Space
Daryl Koku Mawukor Abraham, Taptap Send
10:30am
PANEL: The Impact of a Sandbox on Innovation & the Fintech Industry
Adoma Peprah, Visa
Julian Owusu, Zuberi
Chioma Agogo, M-Kopa
Abdul Jaleel Hussein, Affinity
Nancy Arhinfuwaa Imadi, Bank of Ghana
Moderator: Martin Kwame Awagah, Ghana Fintech & Payments Association
11.15am
Networking Break
Policy
11.30am
KEYNOTE MESSAGE: Shaping Digital Transformation in Ghana through Private Sector Collaboration
Professor Kwaku Appiah-Adu, Office of the Vice President
11.40am
PANEL: Policies for Start Up Excellence
Kusum Appiah, Ministry of Communications & Digitalisation
Florence Toffa, Mobile Web Ghana and Consultant
Femi Adewumi, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST)
Moderator: Blaise Bayuo, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Investment
12.15pm
KEYNOTE: Tech Investment in to Ghana - An Overview
Edward Ashong-Lartey, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre
12.20pm
KEYNOTE: The Opportunity for Africa
Alloysius Attah, Farmerline
12:25pm
PANEL: Bridging the Financial Gap in Emerging Markets
Naa Luisa Nelson, Black Star Group
Shirley Somuah, CardinalStone Capital Advisors
Ashwin Ravichandran, MEST Africa
Emmanuel Adegboye, Madica
Tayo Oyegunle, Moove
Moderator: Nelson Amo, Innohub
1:00pm
Lunch & Networking
2:15pm
KEYNOTE: The Intersection Between Law & Techn
Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Budu, Dean, Faculty of Law, GIMPA
PRESENTATION: Law & Technology - What Are the Opportunities?
Lauretta Maame Esi Otoo, CQ Legal
CONNECTING GHANA TECH TO THE WORLD
2:25pm
KEYNOTE: Venturing into A New Market - Francophone Africa
Cecil Senna Nutakor, eCampus
2:30pm
KEYNOTE: Connecting Ghana Tech to the World - UAE
Walid Hareb Alfalahi, UAE Trade Center, Dubai
2:35pm
FIRESIDE: Connecting Ghana’s Tech Ecosystem to the World
Russ Shaw CBE, Global Tech Advocates & Tech London Advocates
Akosua Annobil, Tech in Ghana
Launch of Tech Ghana Advocates
2:50pm
PANEL: How Do We Position Ghana’s Tech Companies for Export?
Banda Zakari Khalifa Abdallah, Ghana Export Promotion Authority
Russ Shaw CBE, Global Tech Advocates
Cecil Senna Nutakor, eCampus
Samar Shams, Samar Shams Immigration
Moderator: Isaac Newton Acquah - International Trade Centre
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
3:30pm
1. Representation and Needs of the IT Sector in Ghana
Hosted by the International Trade Centre
VENUE: Workshop Room 1
2. Building Ghana’s Digital Economy: Financing Entrepreneurship
Hosted by the Tony Blair Institute
VENUE: Workshop Room 2
5:00pm
Closing & Networking
DAY 2 - Wednesday 30th November 2022
8:00am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00am
Main Room Entry
Welcome and Recap
9.15am
Hosts:
Kokui Selormey Hanson
9.30am
GHANA DIGITAL CENTRES PANEL: The Past, Present & Future
Hon. Kwadwo Baah Agyemang, Ghana Digital Centre Ltd
Samuel Amanor, Bluespace Africa
Moderator: David Ofori, Ghana Digital Centre Ltd
PANELS & PRESENTATIONS
10:15am
SHOWCASE: Technology as an Enabler for a Cleaner, Greener and Equitable Society
Benedicta Naa Odarkor Ablateye, Kumasi Hive
Aparna Mishra, ECOM
10:45am
PANEL: The Role of Hubs & Incubators in Driving Tech Ecosystems Forward
Kamil Nabong, Kosmos Innovation Centre
Melissa Nsiah, MEST Africa
Gideon Brefo, hapaSpace
George Adjebeng, Societe Generale
Fatima Tambajang, Nvidia
Moderator: Sam Amanor, BlueSPACE Innovation Hub
11:40am
KEYNOTE: The Role of Tech in the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Tsonam Akpeloo, Association of Ghana Industries
11:50am
SHOWCASE PANEL: On the Rise - Proptech in Africa
Dansoaa Adote, Seso Global
Edoardo Castagna, Akka Kappa
Henry Adams Makam, Estate Intel
Paul Kwesi Ocran, IFC Edge
Moderator: Alexander Boadi Jnr - Oakhill Development and Investment
12.30pm
Lunch & Networking
RISING STARS & TRENDS
1:40pm
PANEL: Changing the Game: Esports & Gaming in Africa
Andy Korshie, NubianVR
Dabi Diamond, Esports Association
Kingsley Budali, Budali Studios
Moderator: Ajoa Yaale, Esports Africa News
2:25pm
SHOWCASE: Pioneering Emerging Tech, Crypto & Web 3 Sector in Ghana
Elisha Owusu Akyaw, Cointelegraph
Emmanuel Kusi, Big Girls Rise NFT
Vicentia Asilevi, Tezos Ghana
Selasie Awity, Dobiison VR
Q&A Moderator: Akosua Osei, Tech Connect Africa
(Paulette Watson, Global Tech Disruptor & Academy Achievers - Breakout Teaser)
2:45pm
PANEL: The Demand and Opportunity for the Gig Economy
Hilda Nimo-Tieku, Jobberman
Kwame Osei-Tutu, Azubi Africa
Eric Annan, AYA Holding Inc (Ayagigs)
Lady Omega, Ampersand Technologies
Rasheeda Seghosime, Africa Foresight Group
Moderator: Foster Awintiti Akugri, Hacklab Foundation
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
3:30pm
1. Young Women & Web 3 Workshop: A Beginner’s Guide
Led by Paulette Watson MBA
VENUE: Workshop Room 1
LinkedIn News Africa Podcast - LIVE
VENUE: Tech in Ghana Stand
4:45pm
Closing & Carriages
8:00pm
OFFICIAL CLOSING PARTY (Front/Back, Osu)
Free Entry & Welcome Drink for TIG ticket holders

Supporting & Strategic Partners