AGENDA

TERMS & CONDITIONS: The event is an English speaking event and the programme is subject to change.

Registration
​7:00-8:20

Registration 

Morning Session
​ 09:00 - 12:00

Welcome | AmCham President 

Introductory Remarks | Ambassador Lana Marks

Keynote Address | Minister Ebrahim Patel, Department of Trade & Industry, South Africa

Fireside Discussion | Trade Trends and a Macroeconomic Overview of Africa

Navigating the African Business Landscape 

CEO Panel Discussion | Navigating the African Business Landscape from a Macroeconomic Perspective and Ease of Doing Business

Q & A

 
Lunch
 12:00 - 13:00
 
Afternoon Session

 13:00 - 17:00

Opening: U.S. Panel Discussion | Pamela Ward, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs; Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa

U.S. Panel Discussion

Pamela Ward | Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs; Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa

Jacob Flewelling | Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Manager, U.S. Trade & Development Agency (USTDA)

Vibhuti Jain | Regional Director for Africa, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

Q & A

Fireside Discussion | The roles and functions of the African Union (AU)

Opening: The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Panel Discussion: AfCFTA

CS Betty Maina | Cabinet Secretary of Trade and Indsutrialisation in Kenya

Ambassador Shiferaw Teklemariam | Ethiopian Ambassador to South Africa

Kudzai Madzivanyika | Business Policy and Programs Manager, COMESA

Professor Gerhard Erasmus | Founder, TRALAC, South Africa

Q & A

Case Study

Closing Remarks

Cocktail Networking Function
17:00 - 20:00

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