“Innovation for Africa: The Continent’s Instrument for Growth and Prosperity.” The impressive growth of several African economies is well-discussed. This year's conference will explore one of the drivers of this growth, innovation – seen across education, mobile payment platforms, drug distribution etc. – and how it can be harnessed it for further growth and true prosperity.
The aim of the conference is not to claim that Africa has fixed all its problems but to highlight where they have made advancements in creating Africa-centered solutions for African problems. There are a wide range of topics to be addressed at this year's conference, from Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, and Technology to Education and Social Impact.