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Connecting Africa – Connecting the Next Billion Symposium Webinar

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Time: 11:00 AM South Africa Standard Time

Duration: 3 hours, 30 minutes

Africa Tech Festival, the continent’s largest tech event, and Connecting Africa, the media brand dedicated to Africa’s digital transformation, are partnering to bring you a series of deep-dive online events looking at the key trends driving Africa’s tech and innovation ecosystems

The first 2021 symposium will focus on ‘Connecting the Next Billion’, covering topics such as:

  • Africa’s last mile connectivity challenge
  • Space 2.0 – The role of satellite in Africa’s connectivity matrix
  • Smartphone and data affordability as a key connectivity driver

Location: Ethiopia

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Resilience and Growth: Uniting Tech and Talent for Socio-Economic Impact

Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 – Fri, 12 Nov 2021

AfricaCom is the place to meet everybody who’s anybody in African telecoms and technology; bringing together 15,000 attendees, 450 speakers, and 500 exhibitors.
Location: CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre)

Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition

Date:5-8 July 2021

The Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition (NOG 2021) provides a platform for the international energy industry to meet with Nigerian oil and gas decision-makers to hear policy announcements, explore partnership opportunities and discuss the strategies that will drive the nation towards energy sufficiency.

The world is changing at a faster rate than witnessed in decades and with it, global energy demand is evolving. Oil production cuts, a global drive toward the utilisation of cleaner energy sources, and a requirement for a legislative framework for oil production provide both challenges and opportunities for Nigeria’s oil-dependent economy.

Serving the Nigerian oil and gas industry for 20 years, NOG 2021 will focus on the strategies that will be employed by the Nigerian government and private sector leaders to navigate the emerging business environment – helping to set the nation’s energy agenda for the next 12 months and beyond.

Location: ICC Abuja Nigeria

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Scaling Climate Partnerships for Industry Transition

Date: 25 February 2021

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the Mission Possible Partnership are hosting a one-day virtual event on net-zero transition in heavy industries on Thursday 25 February 2021. This event will engage CEO-representatives of 13 Danish Climate Partnerships, as well as, leaders from government, industry, international organizations and civil society, to accelerate public-private cooperation for net-zero industry action.

Location: COLOGNE, SWITZERLAND

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Global Technology Governance Summit

Date: 06—07 April 2021

The Global Technology Governance Summit (GTGS) aims to be the foremost global multistakeholder gathering dedicated to ensuring the responsible design and deployment of emerging technologies through public-private collaboration.

Location: Tokyo Japan

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Digital Development Conference

Date: 08—19 November 2021

The WTDC is a unique opportunity to develop innovative approaches and new models of collaboration for connectivity and digital solutions in this final Decade of Action to achieve the SDGs .

Location: Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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SHOWCASING THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF TECH TO DRIVE EAST AFRICA’S DIGITAL ECONOMY.

Date: 11 – 12 May 2021|Virtual Event

After what’s been a truly unique and highly disruptive year for African technology and telecoms, Virtual East Africa Com returns in 2021 to explore the biggest trends with top industry experts and inspiring leaders.

East Africa Com will look at challenges and opportunities across the region’s diverse tech ecosystems, with a special focus on how these factors are shaping the future of enterprise. This two-day virtual event will explore how disruptive technology, burgeoning investment, and the COVID-19 pandemic are driving a renewed urgency for accelerated innovation and digital transformation.

In many ways, our virtual events work much the same as our face-to-face events, with the best existing features from the live event transferring across to the digital experience. We will also be adding an abundance of new features designed to help you stay ahead of the curve, explore industry trends and tech innovators plans, while networking with executives across the regions ecosystem – all from your own home.

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Africa E&P Summit

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 – Thu, 23 Sep 2021

The Africa E&P Summit brings together Africa’s upstream industry for a unique event shaped for companies active in Africa’s oil & gas game and provides unrivaled insight into the Continent’s fast changing exploration horizon.

Hear directly from key players and decision-makers from corporate players active in Africa through to fast-moving independents, finance, legal and service & supply companies and African governments and NOC’s seeking investors.

Location: The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel

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ITU Digital World 2021 “Building the digital world. Together.“​​​

Date: 12-15 October 2021
ITU Telecom organizes an annual global tech event for governments, industry and SMEs to exhibit innovative solutions, network, share knowledge and use the power of technology to create a better digital future for all.
Location: Ha Noi, Vietnam

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