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Made in Africa
Programme 2023

THURSDAY, 16 MARCH 2023

South Africa Standard Time (GMT+2)

08h30

Networking and Arrival

09h00

WELCOME | Remarks from MC

Thabo Makama, Founder, TWKB Group, T-junction Podcaster and Entrepreneur Chief Strategist, ColabTic Hub, South Africa

09h10

OPENING KEYNOTE | We All Have a Role to Play In Achieving The AFRICAN DREAM

Ever thought about the reality that each and every one of us has an important role to play in the African ecosystem as cliche as it sounds? Together we CAN really make a difference!

Joyce John (FCIPS), CCBA Group Procurement – Process Optimisation Manager, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA)

09h40

PANEL DISCUSSION | AfCFTA Spot Light Panel

– What does it mean for the local businessman?
– Latest developments – stumbling blocks versus opportunities
– Implementation

Moderator:

Lanre-Peter Elufisan, Executive Director, Ominira Initiative, Nigeria

Panelists:
Elizabeth Tchwenko-Fabu, Founder and CEO, Auth’Afrique, Ghana
Duncan Bonnett, Director, Market Access & Research, Africa House                                                                            Louise Wigget, Founder & CEO, Global Trade Solution (GTS), South Africa                                                   Sejeng Matlhako, Regional Manager – Transactional Banking, Absa

10h40

SUCCESS STORIES | Feel Good Case Studies with Practical Takeaways

SUCCESS STORY 1: Caroline Kiai, Finance Manager, Evnon Energy, Kenya
SUCCESS STORY 2: Matlhogonolo Ledwaba, Founder & Managing Director, The Bread Box Bakery, South Africa

11h10

PRESENTATION | It’s Time For Africa

Mr David Mparutsa, Head of Enterprise & Supply Chain Development, Absa Africa

11h25 | Break

14h15

CLOSING KEYNOTE | Taking Action Now

Anouar Ali Ammara, Supply Chain Country Head, Siemens, Algeria

14h45 | END OF CONFERENCE

14h50

Supplier MatchUp and networking in the lounge

15h30 | END OF MIA