16 & 17 November 2017, Sandton, Johannesburg
Investing in Emerging Markets Summit

Unlocking the investment and economic development potential of Africa

Introduction

The Emerging Markets Summit gathers professionals worldwide in government/public sector, academia, financial services and insurance, social development and poverty alleviation, economic development, Agriculture, manufacturing, construction and services sector for six key deliberations to unlock the investment potential for Emerging markets under one roof. Keynote speakers will give insight into macro trends, synthesizing learnings from different regions. Exhibitors will show case their not only their products and services, but also solutions that they have in emerging economies. Governments will explain how they are making emerging markets a destination for all investors.

Key Points to be Addressed

  • Technology and Innovation for development
  • Financial services, investment and economic development
  • Mining, commodities and sustainable resource management a pressing issue
  • Energy, infrastructure and manufacturing
  • Emerging risks, policies, governance and opportunities in emerging markets
  • Transport and communication facing the future of industrialisation
  • Public Private Partnership as a tool for fast racking economic growth in Africa
  • Agriculture, empowerment and poverty eradication the African story
  • Entrepreneurship and SMME support for job creation
  • Localisation story and supplier development growing black industrialists
  • Education for development in Emerging markets
Introduction
The conference will
DELIVER INSIGHT, INNOVATION AND ACTIONABLE STRATEGY FOR SOLVING AFRICAN PROBLEMS

Some Of Our Past Speakers

  • Adam B. Elhiraika
    Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Division:
    United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
  • Ravi Naidoo
    Executive Director of Economic Development:
    City of Johannesburg.
  • Alon Lits
    General Manager:
    Uber Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Charlton Goredema
    Vice President and Area Business Head, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Islands:
    MasterCard.
  • Evelyn Masotja
    DTI:
    Chief Director for Market Research and Trend Analysis.
  • Sandile Gwala
    Managing Partner: Business-Process-as-a-Service:
    Deloitte.
  • Iza Lejárraga
    Head of Unit, Investment Policy Linkages:
    OECD.
  • Ziyanda Mpakama
    Co-founder & Director:
    Kani Development Solutions.
  • Onica N Makwakwa
    Africa Regional Coordinator:
    World Wide Web Foundation.
  • Mahendra Dedasaniya
    Associate Director:
    Deloitte.
  • Karen Surridge-Talbot (PhD)
    RECORD Centre Manager:
    SANEDI.
  • Thierry Barbaut
    Founder and Chief Editor:
    Info-Afrique.
  • Vuyo Hlompho Ntoi
    Investment Director: Head of Southern Africa:
    AIIM.
  • Reginald Muzariri
    Founding Partner:
    Utho Capital.
  • Gareth Gregory
    Energy Security Services Africa:
    Africa Head, Strategic Energy and Client Delivery.
  • Walter Odhiambo
    Chief Economist:
    African development Bank.
  • Sandra Freudenberg
    Project Manager, Green Economy:
    KfW.
  • Wido Schnabel
    Managing Director| Head of Strategic Alliances & Business Development:
    Canadian Solar.
  • Ulrich Terblanche
    Research Engineer| Renewable &Sustaibnable Energy Studies:
    Stellenbosch University.
  • Olatorera Oniru
    Founder/CEO:
    Dressmeoutlet.
  • Tinashe Ruzane
    Operations: Business Development:
    Uber.
  • Ugeshree Thakurpersad
    Executive Director:
    Economic Development Solutions.
  • Asabea Ahwireng-Obeng
    Finance, Capital market,investment consultant:
    Enterprise Governance Africa.
  • Ignaz Fuesgen
    Senior Advisor:
    EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Southern Africa.
Speakers
The conference helped me a lot especially with the new programme that we will be running in the department, the information is very helpful

Mpumi Mnconya – Department of Labour

Participants