Breakout 3
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Saturday
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3:45 pm
Aldrich 110
Finance

Leveraging Local Capital and Attracting Foreign Investment in an increasingly Complex World

High interest rate, climate change, debt crisis and geopolitics - African economies are subjected to many complexities in raising capital. We will delve into the strategies for harnessing the power of local capital while attracting foreign investment in a world marked by shifting dynamics. Participants will gain insights into investor engagement, collaboration, regulatory support, and risk management. This session will provide a forward-looking perspective on how African economies can thrive amidst the ever-evolving challenges and opportunities of the complex global landscape. 

Leveraging Local Capital and Attracting Foreign Investment in an increasingly Complex World

High interest rate, climate change, debt crisis and geopolitics - African economies are subjected to many complexities in raising capital. We will delve into the strategies for harnessing the power of local capital while attracting foreign investment in a world marked by shifting dynamics. Participants will gain insights into investor engagement, collaboration, regulatory support, and risk management. This session will provide a forward-looking perspective on how African economies can thrive amidst the ever-evolving challenges and opportunities of the complex global landscape. 

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 3:45 PM
Aldrich 110

Other Sessions

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Lunches
Saturday
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12:25 pm
Batten Hives 302
Special: TV Show (Shaka Ilembe Screening and Q&A with Nomzamo Mbatho
Screening of TV Show Shaka iLembe followed by Q&A with Executive Producer
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Special: TV Show (Shaka Ilembe Screening and Q&A with Nomzamo Mbatho

A special screening of snipptets from Shaka iLembe followed by Q&A with Nomzamo Mbatho, the Executive Producer, will explore deeper themes of global participation in telling authentic African narratives from the subjective gaze of the custodians. 


America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 12:25 PM
Batten Hives 302
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Breakout 1
Saturday
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10:15 am
Aldrich 109
Empowering Africa's Pharma Revolution
A discussion on the critical issue of pharmaceutical production on the continent
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Empowering Africa's Pharma Revolution

African nations are on the precipice of momentous changes in the healthcare landscape. Challenges in infectious disease still ravage major segments of the continent while chronic illnesses are emerging as the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. The push for changes, however, has often led to the adoption of partial solutions while the COVID-19 pandemic revealed that the most difficult problems remain unresolved. In this session, we are convening an elite group of professionals, ranging from drug manufacturers, regulators, entrepreneurs, and astute investors to discuss the critical issue of pharmaceutical production on the continent. This session is meticulously designed for decision-makers and innovators seeking to capture tremendous opportunity and make a tangible impact in the healthcare sector. 

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 10:15 AM
Aldrich 109
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Breakout 3
Saturday
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3:45 pm
Aldrich 111
Leveraging the Diaspora: Mobilizing African Cultural Movements on the Global Stage
Exploring the intricate dynamics and economic considerations involved in bringing large African cultural movements to the global stage
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Leveraging the Diaspora: Mobilizing African Cultural Movements on the Global Stage

The panel will explore the intricate dynamics and economic considerations involved in bringing large African cultural movements to the global stage. The panelists will shed light on the impacts of these movements, including notable events like AfroNation, Afrofuture, AfriconLA, Afropunk, Afrotech, and more, with a particular focus on their influence on diaspora relations. We will delve into the impact on remittances, travel and tourism, investment, and cross-cultural exchange, and seek to understand how these movements are reshaping connections between the African diaspora and the continent. Additionally, we will discuss strategies to harness the momentum generated by these cultural phenomena for the purpose of fostering long-term engagement and investment in Africa. The panel will provide valuable insights into the intricate economic and cultural web woven by these movements and their potential to shape the future of diaspora relations with Africa.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 3:45 PM
Aldrich 111