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Uppdaterad 2016-04-11 14:33. Publicerad 2015-12-17 13:59

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9.00 Opening remarks by the moderator

Ms. Karin Grundberg Wolodarski, reporter at Dagens industri

9.05 – 9.25 Africa is experiencing rapid growth and development – is Sweden coping?
Mr. Pereric Högberg, Africa Director, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

9.25 – 9.55 The Ambassadors Outlook
H.E Ambassador Woinshet Tadesse, Embassy of the federal democratic republic of Ethiopia
H.E, Ambassador Christine Nkulikiyinka, Embassy of the republic of Rwanda
H.E Ambassador Dr. Joseph K. Sang, Embassy of Kenya
H.E Ambassador Mr Lameck Nthekela,
Embassy of the Republic of Botswana

9.55 – 10.15 The key to success
ABB with over 50 years´experience of doing business in Africa share valuable insight from the region. Which key factors contributed to their success? What where their biggest mistakes and what are their best tips to companies that want to go in to this diverse and emerging market?
Mr. Tobias Becker, Head of Africa Program, ABB

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break and networking

10.45 – 11.50 Countries to do business with
The Economic, political and cultural conditions varies significantly between the 54 different countries that make the African Union. During this section we will highlight some of the most promising countries in western, eastern and southern Africa that you need to keep on the radar for future business opportunities.

East Africa (20 min)
Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia
Mr. Robin Pettersson, Trade Comissioner in Kenya, Business Sweden, The Swedish Trade and Invest Council
Ms. Juliet Kanyi, Associate, Business Sweden in Kenya

West Africa (20 min)
Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast
Mr. Peter Stein, partner and CEO at Stein Brothers

Southern Africa (25 min)
Zambia, Mocambique
Ms. Åsa Jarskog, President, Swedish Southern African Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Arlindo Duarte,
Director of Intermetal SA and Vice Preseident of Mocambique Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Tidale Mwale,
Senior Broker and Trader, Pangaea Securities in Zambia

11.50 – 13.00 Networking lunch 

13.00 – 13.30 Listen to the voice of the consumer
Which payment methods should you focus on based on the consumer’s habits and consumption patterns? What should you consider in terms of marketing strategy for your company based on the target group’s internet usage and TV consumption habits?
Ms. Anna Selander, Head of ConsumerLab at Ericsson

13.30 – 13.50 The interview: Making it in Africa as a startup
Ms. Marie Englesson, CEO and Founder, Atsoko

13.50 – 14.10 Think tank mash up - thinking ahead for Sub Saharan Africa
One of the leading think tanks in sub Saharan Africa gives us insights into African affairs, from an African perspective. Which factors do international companies have to take in to account in order to take advantage of the promising opportunities and to stay on the market for the long run?
Mr. Moeletsi Mbeki – deputy chairman, executive committee, South African Institute of International Affairs

14.10 – 14.40 Panel discussion – the future is now
How will Africa look like in 5, 10 years and how should Swedish companies act today keep up with the transformation? Our panel with experts and policy decision makers will give their analysis and discuss the future development of the region. After the panel – Viktor Munkhammar, columnist at Dagens Industri, share his insights and reflections from the previous discussion.
Mr. Pereric Högberg, Africa Director, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Ms. Patience Mususa,
Senior Researcher at NAI, The Nordic Africa Institute.
Mr. Tobias Becker, Head of Africa Program, ABB
Ms. Gunilla Carlsson,
Senior Advisor at African Development Bank, board member at Gavi etc.

14.40 – 15.10 Coffee break and networking

15.10 – 16.15 Industry spotlights
Take a closer look at three industries with great potential. Gain insider insights from Swedish companies who are currently operating within these fields and are experiencing an excessive demand from the African market.  
After the spotlights – Mr. Lovemore Mukono, CEO at M-Tron Africa Group will share his insights from working with solar energy in Southern Africa.

Health (20 min)
Ms. Lena Wahlhed, Director Alliance Development, Hemocue 

ICT (20 min)
Mr. Ola Johnsson, CFO, Bima

(20 min)
Mr. Fredrik Menander, Business Unit President, Eltel Networks

16.15 – 16.35
Energy and sustainable development in Africa – which role does Sweden play?
Ms. Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation

16.35 – Mingle and networking 

President - Power Transmission

* The program will be hosted in English 
** Please note that minor changes to the agenda might occur 



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