Official schedule for 4th edition of New York Forum Africa

Business and political leaders will engage in intense, collaborative sessions to draw a road map for individual businesses as well as policy makers, as a guide and spur to action.

Participant of the NYFA 2015 going through the summit's brochure

The New York Forum AFRICA is the only pan-African business summit to be held in Africa in 2015.

Business and political leaderswill engage in intense, collaborative sessions to draw a road map for individual businesses as well as policy makers, as a guide and spur to action.

The New York Forum AFRICA 2015 will build on previous years’ discussions to focus on the concrete measures that will be needed to drive Africa’s transformation in its next stage of development.

Theme: INVEST IN THE ENERGY CONTINENT

Schedule for the 4th edition of the 'New York Forum Africa 2015' below;

DAY 1: FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015

PRE-OPENING SESSION

9:30-10:00 - Opening speech by His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President, Gabonese Republic

10:00-11:00 - Give me a job!

11:00 - 12:00 - What's my role in the society?

12:00 – 12:15 - Future flash

12:15 – 13:15 - FROM EDUCATION TO ENTERPRISE: Give me a chance

OFFICIAL OPENING SESSION

16:00 – 19:30 - The Energy OF Africa’s leadership

16:00 – 16:30 - Opening speech

16:30 – 17:15 - AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE: our continent, our legacy

17:15 – 17:45 - Address from the leaders

17:45 – 18:25 - In conversation

18:25 – 19:15 - EMERGING ECONOMIES - How to build an emerging economy

19:15 – 19:30 - Award presentation of the Inaugural African start-up award

20:30 – 22:00 - OFFICIAL DINNER: By invitation only

DAY 2: August 29, 2015 - GABON 360

09:00 – 09:40 - THE MINISTERS’ SESSION: Transforming Gabon

10:20 – 10:25 - Special announcement

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP

10:25 – 10:55 - Women in leadership

10:55 – 11:20 - Leadership in action

THE CLIMATE SOUTH INITIATIVE PRESENTS - PLENARY TENT

11:20 – 11:30 - In conversation

11:30 – 12:05 - AFFORDABLE ACCESS POWER TO THE MASSES: Affordable access to all

12:05 – 12:15 - In conversation

12:15 – 12:25 - Future flash

12:25 – 13:00 - GREEN BUSINESS - Green is the colour of success

13:00 – 14:15 - Networking lunch, Marketplace

14:30 – 16:00 - TASKFORCES: Resource management

14:15 – 16:15 - PLENARY HALL SPECIAL SESSIONS: The climate south initiative

16:30 – 16:45 - In conversation

16:45 – 17:30 - DEBATE: The digital evolution

17:30 – 17:45 - FUTURE FLASH: invented and made in Africa

17:45 – 18:35 - REVERSE INNOVATION: Africa's big opportunity

19:00 – 21:00 - Cultural evening

DAY 3: August 30, 2015

09:00 – 10:50 - REPORT BACK: African citizens' summit plenary tent

AFRICAN CITIZENS’ SUMMIT SESSIONS

09:00 – 09:50 - REPORT BACK REPORT BACK: can we fix it? from where will the jobs come

09:50 – 10:50 - DEBATE- is the African education system broken?

10:50 – 11:30 - LEGAL FRAMEWORK - creating a legal framework for a NEW Africa

11:30 – 11:45 - In conversation

11:45 – 12:05 - In conversation

12:05 – 12:45 - Investment beyond the boom

12:45 – 14:00 - Lunch and networking break

14:00 – 15:30 - TASKFORCES DAY 3: Human resources

OFFICIAL CLOSING SESSION OF THE NEW YORK FORUM AFRICA 2015 THE ENERGY OF AFRICA’S IMAGE

16:00 – 19:00 - PARTNERSHIPS WITH AFRICA: Profits must equal jobs

16:00 – 16:15 - In conversation

16:15 – 16:55 - HEAD TO HEAD: EAST AND WEST AFRICA: The bridge between East and West

16:55 – 17:25 - EGYPT THE FUTURE EGYPT THE FUTURE: The new African champion

17:25 – 17:55 - MIGRANTS HOT TOPIC: Migrants

17:55 – 18:30 - LEADERSHIP THE LEADERSHIP ROAD MAP: The years ahead

18:30 – 18:45 - Closing speech

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