ICT, Trade and Africa’s Economic Development


 Oriental Hotel, Lagos Nigeria

November 1-2, 2017


Plenary Sessions

How are advancing technologies and innovation impacting Africa’s economic development landscape? FDI mobilization and intra-African trade remain low in spite of significant efforts and recent reforms. Businesses, institutions and regional governments continue to leverage information resources to advance their respective agendas. Summit provides in-depth coverage of these issues, and many more!

Supporting Partners

Hear from global thought leaders steeped in economic development, technology, FDI, FinTech, trade, natural resources, energy, environment, infrastructure and international development.

Why You Should Attend

Thought Leadership

Summit brings together government, industry, academic, international development, economic development and civil society stakeholders to explore various themes through a series of plenary and keynote sessions. A wide variety of possibilities will be showcased.


Gain direct access to senior-level audience at this event and listen to presentations on international development finance, economic development trends, FDI mobilization, advancing technologies, infrastructure, FinTech, trade, energy, natural resources and regional integration.


Summit provides networking opportunities for participants through informal receptions, breaks between sessions, public outreach, and business-to-business and business-to-government meetings. A great platform to forge beneficial partnerships.

Agenda at a Glance

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