JUNE 05

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5 to 7 June 2019, Waterfront Hotel, London

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08.45 - 09.20 AM

Registration & Welcome Refreshment

09.20 - 09.35 AM

Summit Director's Opening Remarks

09.35 - 09.45 AM

Remarks by CGIA Institute Ghana Network

09.45 - 10.05 AM Keynote Starter 1

Financing For Transformation: Getting It Right

This opening keynote will highlight the theme of the summit which borders around what innovative options are available to finance Ghana’s development agenda across multiple sectors to spur economic transformation.

10.05 -10.30 AM Keynote Starter 2

Tools For Business Partnership Transformation

Strategic business partnership has been identified as a key driver for business growth and transformation. This keynote will highlight the essential tools and strategies needed for a successful business partnership in the 21st century.

10.30 - 10.50 AM Keynote Starter 3

Yet To Be Stated

10.50 - 11.20 AM

Networking Coffee Break & One-on-one Meetings

11.20 - 12.20 AM Expert Panel 1- Energy

Powering Ghana: Overcoming Energy Deficiency

Ghana is touted as the most attractive market in Sub Sahara Africa for investors in the power sector, according to Fitch Solutions Power Risk/Reward Index. However, the country is grappling with energy deficiency and power deficit, whilst its energy sector debt has gone past US$5 billion dollars.

This sector-focused panel will explore the most innovative financing options & investments with a cross-sector impact suitable for solving Ghana’s energy deficiencies.

12.20 - 13.15 PM HardTalk - AfCTA

AfCTA For Regional Development: From Theory To Practical

This Hard talk session will dig deeper into the strategic need to position the African MSMEs to take advantage of this opportunity. 

13.15 - 14.20 PM

Network Lunch Break

14.20 - 14.40 PM

Open Exhibition & Networking

This session will allow summit attendees to visit the open exhibition to interact with exhibitors, network with industry peers and investors, schedule one-to-one meetings, and identify investible and viable projects.

14.40 - 15.20 PM Breakout

Innovative & Interactive Workshops

STREAM A: Agriculture Financing  

This breakout session will focus on innovative ways of financing Ghana’s agricultural future.

STREAM B: FDI and Impact Investment 

Foreign Direct Investment has been a key financing vehicle for most economies globally. Ghana aims to position itself as an investment destination and to attract more FDIs.

STREAM C: Fintech & Innovations

The role that financial innovation can play in serving Ghana’s unbanked cannot be overemphasized. Digital identity and authentication play a vital role in bringing the unbanked into the financial system swiftly and securely.

 

15.20 - 16.10 PM Expert Panel 2 - HealthCare

Healthcare Financing: Futureproofing Ghana's Healthcare System

This panel will explore the key considerations for investors in Ghana’s healthcare sector and more importantly, Government commitment to attract private capital into the industry.

Examining the key sub-sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medtech, healthcare services, gene/cell therapy, genomics, and artificial intelligence, etc.

 

16.10 - 16.30

Networking Coffee Break & One-on-one Meetings

16.35 - 17.10

Others

  • Closing remarks

  • Sponsors and partners’ messages

  • Exhibition and networking sessions

08.45 - 09.30 AM

Registration & Welcome Refreshment

09.30 - 09.50 AM

Remarks by Summit Director

10.00 - 10.25 AM Keynote Starter 1

The Uncomfortable Truth: Dealing With Real Challenges Of Investing In Africa/Ghana

This Keynote address will explore sensitive topics with hard-hitting questions on corruption, politics, human capital, regulations, etc.

It’s aimed at demystifying unrealistic expectations around huge nation-changing projects - aspirational or feasible. Governance levels, and myths and truths about corruption.

10.25 - 10.50 AM Keynote Starter 2

Telcos, Banks, Fintech: Who's Winning The Digital Payment Space

The payments industry involves a wide variety of financial industry stakeholders, from FinTech firms to banks, historical payments leaders, and telcos, and has become subject to fierce competition, with traditional companies falling behind thus far.

10.50 - 11.20 AM

Networking Coffee Break & One-on-one Meetings

11.25 - 12.20 AM Expert Panel 1 - Pensions

Leveraging Pension Funds For Infrastructure & Housing Development

To what has the Ghanaian economy benefitted from the huge capital base created by private pensions over the 1st decade of its implementation.

How could the fund be leveraged to resolve the long-term capital needs that continue to stifle Ghana’s economic development?

12.20 - 13.00 PM Fireside Chat

After Financial Sector Clean Up, What's Next?

Ghana’s finance & investment management industry has witnessed in recent times, series of activities termed as ‘financial sector clean-up’. Many financial institutions are either closed down, acquired, merged, or forced to raise their minimum capital.

The industry is still processing the shocks while at the same time, benefiting from the clean-up. This panel will explore the post-financial sector clean-up to understand what the future of the industry will be.

 

13.05 - 14.00 PM

Network Lunch Break

14.00 - 14.20 PM Exhibition 2

Open Exhibition & Networking

This session will allow summit attendees to visit the open exhibition to interact with exhibitors, network with industry peers and investors, scheduled one-to-one meetings, and identify investible and viable projects.

14.20 - 14.55 PM Breakout

Innovative & Interactive Workshops

STREAM A: Bankable Project Roundtables

This breakout session will focus on projecting bankable projects across Ghana. This Project roundtable session will stream over 30 public and private sector bankable projects from across multiple sectors seeking finance and advisory solutions.

STREAM B: Issue focus: Ghana’s Capital Market

Get to have deeper insight and interactive session on Ghana’s capital market as a catalyst for financing infrastructure and private companies’ growth.

Explore what the possibilities of the growth of domestic funds (pension, insurance, and sovereign wealth funds) mean for investors and entrepreneurs on Ghana’s securities exchanges?

STREAM C: One-to-one deal-making session

Interactive deal-making private sessions. Enjoy a unique opportunity to network, build strategic business partnerships and transact with private and public sector companies, government, and end investors.

14.55 - 15.50 PM Expert Panel 2 -Agriculture

Financing Agriculture For Food Sustanability & Imports Diversification

This panel will explore how Ghana can initiate a successful food sustainability program.

How it would benefit from diversifying its foreign reserves towards the acquisition of capital infrastructure and technology required for agriculture.

15.50 - 16.10 PM Expert Panel 2 - Education

Stem Education As A Catalyst For Economic Development & Sustained Prosperity

This panel will explore how Ghana can position itself to promote the pursuit, advancement, attainment, and dissemination of knowledge in all branches of the sciences and humanities (STEM) for national development through the promotion of learning and application.

17.00 - 17.15 PM

Others

  • Closing remarks

  • Sponsors and partners’ messages

  • Exhibition and networking sessions

 

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