القمة العالمية
الخامسة لريادة
الأعمال
19-21
نوفمبر
2014
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القمة العالمية
الخامسة لريادة
الأعمال
19-21
نوفمبر
2014
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REGARDEZ LE BEST OF
DU GES 2014

Preliminary Program

19 November : DAY 0 // BUILD THE COMMUNITY

07:30 – 19:30

Registration

08:00 – 17:00

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Focus

Rabat Tent

GIST Track Training

Sofitel Hotel

(training for the speeches on day 1 and 2 of the Summit)

Innovation Village / Central Stage Track

08:00 – 12:30 MARKETPLACE one-on-one meetings booked via the GES app

10:00 – 12:00 MENTORSHIP SESSIONS to be booked via the GES app

Introduction: Tony Bury, Chairman and Founder, Mowgli UK

Official mentors

Yassir Chakib, Co-founder, Etoile Capital (France)

Anas Guennoun, Director, The Abraaj Group (Morocco)

Moratuoa Hlongwa, Partner, New Dawn Chartered Accountants and member of Audit Committee of Central Bank of Lesotho, YALI (Lesotho)

Rafa Jimenez, Founder, Ahorro Libre (Mexico)

Christian Ngan, Founder, Goldsky Partners (Cameroon)  

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome and High Level Message from the Kingdom of Morocco

Miriem Bensalah-Chaqroun, Chairwoman Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc  (CGEM) (Morocco)

Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce (USA)  

Interview with Kavita Shukla, FreshPaper (USA)

Interview with Merieme Chadid, Explorer and Astronomer (Morocco)

Moderated by Christine Kelly, Journalist, Conseil Supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) (France)

10:00 – 11:00

Promoting Women’s  Entrepreneurship: Success Stories in Expanding Market Opportunities

Lateefa Alwaalan, Founder, Yatooq (Saudi Arabia)

Lamia Boutaleb, CEO, Capital Trust Group (Morocco)

Barbara Rwodzi, Founder and CEO, BarRue Knitwear (Zimbabwe)

Shazia Saleem, Founder, ieatfoods (UK)

Moderated by Patricia Greene, Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College (USA)

11:00 – 12:00

The Financing Challenge: Innovations in Securing Funding

Lisa Balter Saacks, VP Business Development, GUST (USA)

Souleymane Diarrassouba, Director General, Atlantic Business International (Morocco) 

Brent Habig, Regional Director West and Southern Africa, Technoserve

Moderated by Patience Marime-Ball, Principal Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (Washington DC)

12:30 – 14:00

LUNCH – Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Celebration Lunch, Restauration Tent

Dominique Bery, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co. (France)

Salwa Belkeziz, Board Member, Association of Businesswomen of Morocco & President of GFI Informatique (Morocco)

Rachid Chihani, Head, Customer Unit Maghreb, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Mauritania

Nezha Hayat, Chairman of CFA (Morocco)

Bassima Hakkaoui, Minister of Solidarity, Women, Family and Social Development (Morocco)

JR Kerr, Social Impact Lead, Frequency540 (USA)

Anne Patterson, Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Regional Affairs, US Department of State (USA)

Catherine Russell,  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, US Department of State (USA)

Moderated by: Nicola Ehlermann-Cache, Head of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme, Global Relations Secretariat of the OECD (Paris)

Announcements:

Samir Benmakhlouf, Country Manager, Microsoft Morocco with Laila Miyara, President, AFEM (Morocco)

Mohamed el Kettani, CEO, Attijariwafa Bank with AFEM

Closing speaker:

Catherine Russell,  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, US Department of State (USA)

15:00 – 17:30

Restauration tent

WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK

B2B SHOWCASE

This showcase will provide a platform for women entrepreneurs to connect with major multinational corporations and financial institutions.

LIVE PITCH

Women entrepreneurs will give a 2-3 minute pitch of their business to judges in front of a live audience.  The winner will receive a prize.

Judges:

Laura Owen, Founder and President, Ponscio (USA)

Marion Blanc, Founder, Civiliz (France)

Final Judges:

Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce (USA)  

Closing:

Mbarka Bouaida, Delegate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (Morocco)

Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States of America

Rabat Tent

MOROCCO – THE START-UP HUB FOR INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN MENA?

Organized by UC Berkeley Program for Entrepreneurship & Development and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, with the support of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment, and the Digital Economy in Morocco.

Mamoune Bouhdoud, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Investment and the Digital Economy (Morocco)

Nasseam Elkarra, Founder, NetSuite (USA)

Ali Ezzatyar, former Executive Director, UC Berkeley Program for Entrepreneurship & Development in the Middle East (USA)

George Joffe, Cambridge University (UK)

Harry Kreisler, Executive Director, Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley and host of Conversations with History (USA)

Milton Duncan Rinehart, Director and Asst Professor, Al Akhawayne University (Morocco)

Arad Rostampour, Co-founder, SocialShield (USA)

Dariush Zahedi, Director, UC Berkeley Program for Entrepreneurship & Development (USA)

Innovation Village

15:00 – 18:00 LEARNING TRACK Curated by Endeavor

Hicham Amadi, President, ASTEC (Morocco)

Adnane Addioui, Co-Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Moroccan Center for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (Morocco)

Hicham Bouzekri, Director, Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science Innovation and Research (Morocco)

Yaw Owusu, Founder, Ghana Cyber City (Ghana)

Mourad Elajouti, Entrepreneur (Morocco)

Evans Wadongo, Founder, Sustainable Development for All Africa (Kenya)

Saoussane Rifai, CEO and Founder, Idevom (Morocco)

Hamza Aboulfeth, Founder, Genious (Morocco)

introduced by
Yosr Tazi, Founder, Talentum (Morocco)  

with interviews by Endeavor

17:30

18:30

ANNOUNCEMENT: PITCH WINNER

SESSION CLOSING

20 November : DAY 1 // INSPIRE THE FUTURE

10:00 – 11:25

Timings are subject to change; please check www.gesmarrakech2014.org/app for details

Plenary: Offical Opening

Official opening speech from officials and heads of state.

IN CONVERSATION

Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy (Morocco)

Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce (USA)  

in conversation with Hans Nichols, International Correspondent, Bloomberg Television (USA)

11:25 – 11:55

THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
THE UAE AND DUBAI BUSINESS MODEL

Mohammad Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs of the Federal Government of the UAE (UAE)

CONVERSATION: THE AFRICAN APPROACH TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Isabel dos Santos, Chairman, Unitel (Angola)

In conversation with Ele Asu, TV Presenter, Canal+ (Nigeria)

11:55 – 12:35

Plenary: Innovation, technology and entrepreneurship: trends for inclusive growth

This session will include short presentations from global leaders on innovations that have the potential to create the conditions that empower entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into successful businesses, grow their ventures, and create jobs.

Miriem Bensalah-Chaqroun, Chairwoman Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc  (CGEM) (Morocco)

Khalid Abdulla-Janahi, Group Chief Executive, DMI Trust (Switzerland)

Daphne Koller, Co-founder, Coursera, PAGE Ambassador (USA)

Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean (Barcelona)

Tarik Yousef, CEO, Silatech (Qatar)

Isabel dos Santos, Chairman, Unitel (Angola)

Moderated by Hans Nichols, International Correspondent, Bloomberg Television (USA)

12:35 – 12:45

12:55 – 13:30

KEYNOTE

Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder, President and CEO, Chobani Inc, and PAGE Ambassador (USA)

Plenary: How entrepreneurs and talents transcend borders

This session will look at how entrepreneurship, human capital and technology are breaking down borders and enabling closer regional integration.

Othman Benjelloun, Chairman and CEO, BMCE Bank (Morocco)

Karim Bernoussi, CEO, Intelcia (Morocco)

Kerry Healey, President, Babson College (USA)

Andrew Inglis, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kosmos Energy (USA)

Kola Karim, Group Managing Director and CEO, Shoreline Energy International (Nigeria)

Bertin Nahum, President and Founder, MedTech (France)

Moderated by Richard Attias, Founder, The New York Forum (Morocco)

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

12:00 – 13:30

Tech I Idea Pitches

13:30 – 14:20

LUNCH     Sponsored by Kosmos Energy

NETWORKING IN THE MARKETPLACE

Central Stage

Innovation Village

13:30 – 14:00

introduced by
Yosr Tazi, Founder, Talentum (Morocco)

André Loesekrug-Pietri, Founder, A Capital (France)

Christopher Tooley, CEO, Lycamobile (UK)

15:00 - 16:15

INTERACTIVE A, PLENARY:
From Talent to Entrepreneurship in partnership with Microsoft

Introductory remarks:

Daphne Koller, Co-founder, Coursera, PAGE Ambassador (USA)

Abdulhasan Al-Dairi, Chairman, Bahrain SMEs Society (Bahrain)

Anis Aouini, Chairman and Co-founder, Saphon Energy (Tunisia)

Jamal Belahrach, CEO, Manpower Maghreb, Chair CGEM Employment Committee (Morocco)

Samir Benmakhlouf, Country Manager, Microsoft (Morocco)

Neila Benzina, Managing Director, Business & Decision (Tunisia)

Chinwe Effiong, President, JA Africa (Ghana)

Zakaria Fahim, President, Atlas Business Angel, Chair – CGEM Ethics and Governance Committee (Morocco)

Jean-Michel Huet, Partner, BearingPoint (France)

Jessyca Joyekurun, Founder and Managing Director, Expand Human Resources and Mandela Washington Fellow (Mauritius)

Moussa Kané, President, AICD (Mali)

Allon Raiz, Founder and CEO, RaizCorps (South Africa)

Moderated by: Thami Ghorfi, CEO Radio Aswat (Morocco)

INTERACTIVE B,
RABAT TENT
:

Sustainable Cities in partnership with Babson College

Pascal Drouhaud, VP Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, Alstom (France)

Mehdi El Kettani, Chairman, Maroc Numeric Cluster, Vice Chair, CGEM Enterprises Committee (Morocco)

John Macomber, Senior Lecturer in Finance, Harvard Business School (USA)

Bruno Sanchez-Andrade Nuno, Chief Scientist, Mapbox (USA)

Claude Rochet, Professor, Institute of Public Management, Aix-Marseille University (France)   

Shanker Singham, Managing Director, Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project, Babson Global (USA)

Alfonso Vegara, President, Fundacion Metropoli (Spain)

Facilitated by Candida Brush, Chair, Entrepreneurship Division, Babson College (USA)

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

Central Stage

Innovation Village

introduced by
Yosr Tazi, Founder, Talentum (Morocco)

Nacer Ibn Abdeljalil, first Moroccan to scale Everest (Morocco)

Willy-Conrad Asseko, CEO, Les Transports Citadins and General Secretary, Association of Young Gabonese Entrepreneurs (Gabonese Republic)

Amine Chouaieb, founder, CHIFCO (Tunisia)

Patrick Zhong, Senior MD, Fosun Group (China)

Abdallah Absi, Founder, Zoomal (Lebanon)

Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (USA)


  Rahier Rahman,
Founder and CEO, Pangea (USA)

Soraya Salti, Regional Director MENA, INJAZ Al Arab (Jordan)

16:15 - 17:25

INTERACTIVE C, PLENARY :
Finance session in partnership with Attijariwafa Bank

Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance (Morocco)

Mohamed el Kettani, Chairman and CEO, Attijariwafa Bank (Morocco)

M. Mbayae Abdoulaye, Director General, Neurotech (Senegal)

Marc Arthur Zang Adzaba Director General, Himore Medical SA (Cameroon)

Rania Belkahia, CEO, Afrimarket (France)

Anas Guennoun, Director, The Abraaj Group (Morocco)

Juan Rodriguez Inciarte, Member of the Board of Directors, Banco de Santander (Spain)

Isabelle MacQuart, Entrepreneur, Black Angels (Cote d’Ivoire)

Jaime Malet, Chairman, AmCham Spain (Spain)

Walter Siouffi, President, AMCHAM Maroc, CEO, Citi Maroc (Morocco)

Moderated by Alan Kasujja, Presenter, BBC Newsday (Uganda)

INTERACTIVE D,
RABAT TENT
:

Social Entrepreneurship in partnership with Ashoka Arab World

Fidaa AbuTurki, Founder and Director, Palestinian Center for Communication and Development Strategies, and Ashoka Fellow (Palestine)

Kingsley Bangwell, Founder, Youngstars Foundation (Nigeria)

Cristina Fernandez, Director of Policy and Research, Global Entrepreneurship Week (USA)

Maysoon Odeh Gangat, Founder and Director, Nissaa FM, and Ashoka Fellow (Palestine)

Nadira Guermai, National Coordinator for the National Initiative for Human Development (Morocco)

Tarafa Marouane, CEO, SOMED (Morocco)

Barclay Paul Okari, Founder, Impact Africa Enterprises (Kenya)

Zaher Radwan, Founder and Director, Green Hand, and Ashoka Fellow (Lebanon)

Facilitated by Iman Bibars, Regional Director, Ashoka Arab World, and Vice President, Ashoka Global (Egypt)

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

Central Stage

Innovation Village

15:45 – 17:00

introduced by  Yosr Tazi, Founder, Talentum (Morocco)

Daphne Koller, Co-founder, Coursera, PAGE Ambassador (USA)

Tony Bury, Chairman and Founder, Mowgli UK

Asmaa Guedira, Connector, OuiShare (Morocco)

Tarek Mouganie, Founder, Affinity Bank (Ghana)

Joel Mwale, Founder, Gigavia.com (Kenya)

Saad Fikri, Co-founder, Woussoul (Morocco)

Ghislain Moundounga, Managing Director, GM Energy (Gabonese Republic)

17:30 : 17:55

Plenary: What inspired me to change the world: tales of challenge and innovation

Dialogues with dynamic innovators on the increasingly powerful role their innovations play in developing their communities and defining the global economy.

Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder, President and CEO, Chobani Inc, and PAGE Ambassador (USA)

Ethel Cofie, Founder, Edel Technologies and President Obama Washington Fellow (Ghana /UK)

Naif Al-Mutawa, Creator, The 99 (Kuwait)

Kamal Reggad, CEO, Hmizate.ma (Morocco)

Moderated by Lanre Akinola, Editor, This is Africa, Financial Times (UK)  

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

Tech I Startup Pitches

17:55 – 18:10

IN CONVERSATION

Global thinkers share their ideas for success.

Pedro Pires, President of Cape Verde (2001-2011) and winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize (Cape Verde)

Moderated by Ele Asu, TV Presenter, Canal+ (Nigeria)

18:10 - 18:25

DISCUSSION

Akon, International Recording Artist and C0-founder, Akon Lighting Africa (Senegal)

Samba Bathily, Founder and CEO, Solektra International, execution company of Akon Lighting Africa (Mali)

Thione Niang, Founder and President, Give1Project and Co-founder, Akon Lighting Africa (USA)

In conversation with Kinvara Balfour, creative director and writer (UK)

18:25 - 19:00

Plenary : Creating the conditions and culture for entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship thrives where governments, businesses, and society develop an ecosystem to seed, support, and systematically remove obstacles to engaging in entrepreneurial activities.  This session will include experts from government, business, and civil society organizations to look at best practices that each sector can support to foster the conditions and culture for entrepreneurship to thrive, not just survive.

Alain Akouala Atipault, Minister of the Presidency in charge of Special Economic Zones (Republic of the Congo)

Willy-Conrad Asseko, CEO, Les Transports Citadins and General Secretary, Association of Young Gabonese Entrepreneurs (Gabonese Republic)

Ron Bruder, Founder and Chairman, Education for Employment (EFE) (USA)

Henri Malosse, President, European Economic and Social Committee (Brussels)

Panagiotis Mihalos, Secretary General for International Economic Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Greece)

Farah Pandith, Senior Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and first Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the US Department of State (USA)

Moderated by Dan Keeler, Editor, WSJ Frontiers (USA)

21 November : DAY 2 // ACT AS ENTREPRENEURS

9:00 – 9:40

Plenary: Transforming the speed and scale of entrepreneurship

Experiences of entrepreneurs, who started locally, scaled their business and created world class enterprises through innovation. This session will also include experts that will address the barriers to scale and how the access to information and technology can help to overcome these challenges.

Future Flash:

Rhett Morris, Director, Endeavor Insight (USA) 

Followed by panel discussion:

Fokke de Jong, CEO, SuitSupply (Netherlands)

Mazen Helmy, Founder, The District (Egypt)

Hakim Marrakchi, CEO, Maghreb Industries, Chair, US-Morocco Trade Council (Morocco)

Alexa von Tobel, Founder and CEO, LearnVest.com, PAGE Ambassador (USA)

Moderated by Alan Kasujja, Presenter, BBC Newsday (Uganda)

9:40 – 9.55

IN CONVERSATION

Global thinkers share their ideas for success.

Zainab Salbi, Founder and Former CEO, Women for Women International (USA)

In conversation with Alan Kasujja, Presenter, BBC Newsday (Uganda)

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

09:00 – 10:00 Tech I idea pitches

9:55 – 10:35

Plenary : From crowdsourcing to social investing – Innovations in financing entrepreneurship

This session will focus on how entrepreneurs can raise financing and what are the requirements of the different types of investors, from early stage to international deployment. This session will include venture capitalists, institutional officials, crowdfunding and micro-finance actors, and entrepreneurs.

Issam Chleuh, Founder, Africa Impact Group (Mali)

Said Ibrahimi, CEO, Morocco Financial Board (Morocco)

Chonchol Gupta, CEO and Founder, Rebirth Financial Inc (USA)

Eric Kacou, Co-founder and CEO, Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (Cote d’Ivoire)  

Tariq Sijilmassi, CEO, Crédit Agricole du Maroc (Morocco)

Moderated by Omar Christidis, Founder, Arabnet (Lebanon)  

10:35 – 10:45

FUTURE FLASH

What ideas are changing our communities?

Verone Mankou, Founder and CEO, VMK (Republic of Congo)

10:45 – 11:20

COFFEE BREAK AND MARKETPLACE

11:20 – 11:55

Plenary: BRIDGING THE GAP: how infrastructure investment in Africa will spark huge SME growth in the continent.

Tas Anvaripour, CEO, Africa 50 Fund (Tunis)

Estanislao Don Malavo, Chairman, EG Holding (Equatorial Guinea)`

Tarik Hamane, Director, Power Generation Projects and Programs, ONEE (Morocco)

Jean-Jacques Bouya, Minister at the Presidency for Spatial Planning and Delegate General for Major Public Works (Republic of the Congo)

Dana J. Hyde, Chief Executive Officer, MCC (USA)

Moderated by Ibrahima Cheikh Diong, CEO, Africa Consulting and Trading (Senegal)

11:00 – 12:30  MVP CUP BY STARTUP MAROC

Rabat Tent

MVP Cup is an international competition for innovative startups with a minimum viable products, that have secured customers and are actively learning from their assumption. Outstanding and disruptive entrepreneurs will get a chance to pitch their startups live and showcase their MVPs to a jury of high-level executives and experienced entrepreneurs in the Innovation Village.

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

Central Stage

Innovation Village

introduced by
Yosr Tazi, Founder, Talentum (Morocco)

Jean-Luc Chauvin, President, Medef Paca (France)

Anxo Perez, Creator, 8belts (Spain)

Kinvanc Onan, Regional Director, Turkey and MENA, PayPal (Turkey)

Soulaima Gourani, Lecturer and Author (Denmark)

Evans Wadongo, Founder, Sustainable Development for All Africa (Kenya)

11:55 – 12:40

Plenary : Innovative solutions to integrate the informal sector into the formal economy

This session will address how innovative solutions can be used to tap the potential of the informal sector to expand markets and opportunities to engage in formal entrepreneurship.

Ajay Chaturvedi, Founder, HarVa (India)

Rafa Jimenez, Founder, Ahorro Libre (Mexico)

Nick Moon, Co-founder, KickStart International (Kenya)

Mima Nedelcovych, President and CEO, Initiative for Global Development (USA)

Chafik Sabiry, CEO, HP CDG (Morocco)

Zainab Salbi, Founder and Former CEO, Women for Women International (USA)

Moderated by Taufiq Rahim, Executive Director, Globesight (UAE)

Central Stage

Innovation Village

12:00 – 14:00

STUDENT
CHALLENGE
WINNERS PITCH SESSION

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

12:00 – 14:00 Tech I idea pitches

12:50 – 13:50

LUNCH in the Restauration Tent

Launch: Expand Your Horizons initiative

This discussion will focus on the launch of a new initiative to identify the job requirements of the next 20 years in the MENA region.

Chaired by David Hamod, President and CEO, National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (USA)

Bernard Dunn, Vice President, Boeing International and President, Boeing Turkey
and North Africa (USA)

Soraya Salti, Regional Director MENA, INJAZ Al Arab (Jordan)

Mazen Hayek, Official Spokesman, MBC Group (UAE)

14:00 – 15:15

INTERACTIVE A, PLENARY:

Looking at Consumer Needs, and in partnership with Infusive/WPP

There is just as much entrepreneurial energy and product innovation in the 'old economy' consumer industries (food and beverage, retail, health and beauty and so on) as there is in 'new economy' technology.

Introductory remarks: 

Fokke de Jong, CEO, SuitSupply (Netherlands)

Cathy Han, CEO, 42 Technologies (USA)

Damien Hattingh, Partner, McKinsey & Co (South Africa)

Kunmi Otitoju, Founder, Minku (Nigeria)

Touhami Ouazzani, Managing Director, Francophone Africa, VISA (Morocco)

Uche Pedro, Managing Director, BellaNaija (Nigeria)

Led by Will MacNamara, Director, Infusive (USA)

INTERACTIVE B,
RABAT TENT:

Agriculture and Food Safety in partnership with McKinsey & Co

Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture and Fishing (Morocco)

Yariv Elbaz, Founder, YCAP (France)

Mohammed Fikrate, Chairman, Moroccan Interprofessional Sugar Federation (Morocco)

Stephanie Rivoal, President, Action Contre le Faim (France)

Zaher Radwan, Founder and Director, Green Hand, and Ashoka Fellow (Lebanon)

Moussa Seck, Chair, Pan African Agribusiness and Agro-Industry Consortium (Senegal)

Mohamed El-Mourid, Regional Coordinator North Africa, ICARDA (Tunis)

Led by Amine Tazi-Riffi, Director, McKinsey & Co (Morocco)

GIST Track,
Marrakech Tent

Central Stage

Innovation Village

introduced by
Yosr Tazi, Founder, Talentum(Morocco)

Edgard Ndjoumbi, Managing Director, Global Transit (Gabonese Republic)

Abdelhameed Sharara, Founder, riseupsummit.com (Egypt)

Koffi Fabrice Djossou, Africa Liaison, UNIFORUM SA (South Africa)

Catherina Ballout, Levant and GCC Lead, MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab (Lebanon)

Eurudyce Moupassi, Managing Director, AZ Consulting (Gabonese Republic)

15:15 – 15:30

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
from Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy (Morocco) and Walter Fust, Chairman of the Board, African Innovation Foundation

Introductory remarks: 

15:30 – 16:45

INTERACTIVE C, PLENARY: Culture and Media in partnership with Thomson Reuters

Samir Abdelkrim, founder, StartupBRICS.com (France)

Tebogo Ditshego, President and CEO, Ditshego Media (South Africa)

Koffi Fabrice Djossou, Africa Liaison, UNIFORUM SA (South Africa)

Moratuoa Hlongwa, Partner, New Dawn Chartered Accountants and member of Audit Committee of Central Bank of Lesotho, YALI (Lesotho)

Marcel Mutsindashyaka, Founder and CEO, UMUSEKE IT, and YALI (Rwanda)

Evans Wadongo, Founder, Sustainable Development for All Africa (Kenya)

Benjamin Wegg-Prosser, Managing Partner, Global Counsel (UK)

Moderated by

Andrew Torchia, Financial Editor, MENA, Thomson Reuters (USA)

INTERACTIVE D,
RABAT TENT
:

Health in partnership with McKinsey & Co

Jawad Cheikh Lahlou, CEO, Cooper Maroc (Morocco)

Karim Hussein, CEO,
D-Kimia (Egypt)

Arad Rostampour, CEO and Founder, Zen Health (USA)

Led by Lieven van der Veken, Partner, McKinsey & Co (Switzerland)

15:30 – 1700 SESSION

Ndubuisi Ekekwe, Founder, African Institute of Technology (Nigeria)

Yasmine Baggari, Founder, Voyaj Rabat (Morocco)

Lamiaa Bounahmidi, Founder and CEO, and Driss Ibenmansour, COO and Co-Founder, LOOLY’S (Morocco)

Karim Sy, Founder and Chief Catalyst, Jokkolabs (Senegal)

Stephane Bacquaert, Managing Director, Wendel (Franec)

17:00 – 17:10

FUTURE FLASH

Dennis Karpes, Founder, Naga Foundation (Netherlands)

17:10 – 17:20

KEYNOTE : THE U.S. APPROACH TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Jeff Martin, Founder and CEO, Tribal Brands and Tribal Planet (USA)

17:20 – 18:00

Plenary : The Era of Disruption

Will disruptive technologies provide this century’s gold rush? And how can entrepreneurs stay one step ahead?

Yostina Boules, winner of El Mashrou3 (Egypt)

Mamoune Bouhdoud, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Investment and the Digital Economy (Morocco)

Rahaf Harfoush, Strategist, Author: The Decoded Company (Canada)

Jeff Martin, Founder and CEO, Tribal Brands and Tribal Planet (USA)

Mohamed Chakib Rifi, President, APEBI (Morocco)

Moderated by Richard Attias, Founder, The New York Forum (Morocco)

18:00 – 18:20

Plenary : IN CONVERSATION: MAPPING THE FUTURE

Following three days of intense and collaborative discussions at GES 14, how can entrepreneurs best equip themselves for growth?

Alexa von Tobel, Founder and CEO, LearnVest.com and PAGE Ambassador (USA)

In conversation with Kinvara Balfour, creative director and writer (UK)

18:20 – 18:40

OFFICIAL SIGNING CEREMONIES

18:40 – 19:00

OFFICIAL CLOSING REMARKS

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, Small Business Administration (USA)

Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (Morocco)

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قرية الابتكار

Marketplace

سفركم

الإقامة

التغطية الصحية (FR)

الشركاء وسائل الإعلام

رواق

فيديو

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