6th Africa Economic Forum 2012

The 6th Annual Africa Economic Forum 2012, from March 5 to 7 2012 will bring together Africa’s leading industries, companies, state players, senior executives, and African government officials to interface in a content rich meeting, including those from countries outside Africa, and so connect fast-growth core industries and players driving Africa’s economies forward.

Plenary Sessions with leading Speakers, drawn from key countries are designed for business and Governments, focused on the fundamentals shaping Africa’s economic future. The Agenda is concentrated around the questions that really matter, leading edge shifts in Africa’s evolving economic landscapes, critical investment and business concerns, and the Continents emerging role and strategic position within a highly-competitive and rapidly globalizing world.

Inside the week is our unique 5th Sub-Saharan Africa Business Briefing which offers insights on the prospects, potential and future economic outlook for business and investment across the Continent, with Presentations made by Dr Duncan Clarke, the world’s leading economic strategest on Africa, as well as author of the widely-acclaimed Crude Continent; The Struggle for Africa’s Oil Prize (Profile Books, 2010), and Africa’s Future: Darkness To Destiny (Profile, London 2012), to be Launched at the Conference. 
The 2nd Africanus Dinner 2012 will be held on first evening of the conference, on the 6th March 2012, with Guest Speaker: Wayne Hartmann, General Manager, International Business Development, Engen Petroleum South Africa.

Confirmed Speakers - include 30 Top Industry Executives:
Dr Rob Davies, Minister for Trade & Industry, South Africa
Sindiso Ndema Ngwenya, Secretary General, Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa (COMESA), Lusaka, Zambia
Dr Greg Mills, Chief Executive, Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa
Simon Freemantle, Senior Analyst, African Political Economy Unit, Standard Bank
Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer,  Global Pacific & Partners, Johannesburg
Professor Tony Hawkins, Graduate School of Management, Zimbabwe: Correspondent, Financial Times, London
Femi Edun, Managing Director, Frontier Capital Ltd, Nigeria
Anthony Lopes Pinto, Managing Director, Imara Securities, Angola
Ngozi Edozien, Head, West Africa, ACTIS, Nigeria
Alec Erwin, Chairman Ubu Investment Holdings (Former Minister of Public Enterprises), South Africa
Lazarus Angbazo, President & Regional Executive, GE Corporate East, Central & West Africa, Nigeria
Paul Eardley Taylor, Head of Energy, Utilities & Infrastructure, Standard Bank South Africa
David Donaldson, Head, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Finance Corporation Infraventures, Senegal
Brian Herlihy, Chief Executive, SEACOM, United States of America
Everton September, Vice President, New Ventures, Upstream, PetroSA South Africa
Paul Kramer, Strategy Manager, International Business Division, Engen Petroleum, South Africa
Mark Pearson, Programme Director, Trademark South Africa
Andy Payne, Chief Executive Officer, Wilderness Safari’s, South Africa
Dianna Games, Director, Africa@Work, and Hon. CEO, South Africa-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce, Johannesburg
Babette van Gessel, Vice Chairman, Global Pacifc & Partners, The Hague
Dr John Purchase, Chief Executive Officer, Agricultural Business Chamber, South Africa
Carlman Moyo, Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, DuPont South Africa
Tore Horvei, Director, NorConsult Africa, Johannesburg
Richard Stout, Principal, Equity Capital Markets, ABSA Capital South Africa
Albert Essien, Group Executive Director, Ecobank, Johannesburg
Dr Lyal White, Director, Centre for Dynamic Markets, Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg
Professor Francis Wilson, School of Economics, University of Cape Town
Jorge Maia, Head, Research & Information, Industrial Development Corporation, South Africa
Agostinho Pereira de Miranda, Chairman, Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, Lisbon, Portugal
Professor Mills Soko, Executive, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

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