Some of Ghana's leading fintech firms, innovators and regulators will fly in to the UK’s Capital City for this prestigious event organised by AB2020, the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC) and TEDxAccra, with support from the Department for International Trade and Tech London Advocates.
The Tech In Ghana Conference LDN aims to raise awareness of Ghana’s tech ecosystem, and boost the profile of the sector’s industry leaders among UK investors, business peers and the wider tech community. As well as provide an opportunity and platform for local-global partnerships between the two territories.
Over 100 tech leaders, experts and investors from the UK and Ghana private sector, Government officials and relative organisations are set to attend the full day event featuring high profile keynotes; a tech initiatives showcase, and panel discussions around Mobile & FinTech, Cyber Security & Regulation, Investment & Funding, and Internet & Digital.
9.40am-10am: Welcome & Acknowledgments
10am-10.10am: Opening Keynote: UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana Adam Afriyie
10.15am-10.25am: Special Guest Keynote
10.30am-10.45am: Keynote: Millison Narh, Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana
10.50am-11.30am: Cyber Security Regulation Panel - What are the rules for operating in Ghana’s tech space? Opportunities in cyber security and general regulations for operating in Ghana
11.30-11.40: Keynote: Ismail Ahmed, Founder & CEO, World Remit
11.50am-12.30am: Mobile & FinTech Panel - Exploring the growth of mobile adoption and fintech innovation in Ghana
12.30pm-1.10pm: Future Ghana Tech Panel - What does the future hold for Ghana’s tech-savvy youth? What can we expect to see in Ghana’s tech scene from 2017 and beyond?
2pm-2.10pm: Angela Mensah–Poku, Director, Enterprise Business Unit & Wholesale, Vodafone Ghana
2.10pm-2.50pm: Investment & Funding Panel - Who is investing in Ghana tech and why?
2.50pm-3.30pm: Internet & Digital Panel - Transition from analogue to digital, influencing narratives, social media and internet penetration
3.45pm-3.55pm: Keynote: Tom Ilube, Founder, AGF & African Science Academy
4pm-4.40pm: Ghana Tech Showcase - Incubators, hubs and unique models operating in Ghana’s tech space
4.40pm-5pm: Special Guest Keynote & Closing Remarks