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AfricaCom 2017

Written on 14 Sep 2017


Cape Town, South Africa
7 - 9 November 2017

Visit the SES stand at the 20th Anniversary AfricaCom event from 7-9 November 2017. The AfricaCom  event is specially designed for everyone in the African telecoms and technology industries. The event is aimed at mapping Africa’s journey through the fourth industrial revolution, providing 3 days of thought provoking content and incredible insights into modern technology.

 

SES at AfricaCom 2017

SES will once again be exhibiting at AfricaCom, please feel free to visit us at stand E35 from 7-9 November 2017. There will be a number of SES representatives available on the stand to discuss your satellite needs.

 

SES Speaker - Deepak Mathur

Panel Discussion: Mapping Africa’s journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Venue: CTICC, Auditorium 2

Time: 09:40

SES Speaker - Carole Kamaitha

Panel Discussion: Using Connectivity as a Tool for Economic Development

Venue: CTICC, Roof Terrace Room

Time: 12:00

SES Speaker - Laurent Petit

Panel Discussion: The Role and Challenges of Public Broadcasting in an Evolving Digital African Landscape

Venue: CTICC, Hall 5 (CTICC 2 – built on the show floor)

Time: 12:50 


Panels

Tuesday 7 November

Mapping Africa’s journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution - 09:40

Panel

Mapping Africa’s journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution

  • What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for Africa?
  • How can Africa capitalise on the potential of disruptive technology?
  • What organisations are best placed to pave the way towards Africa 4.0?
  • Mobile as a platform for expanding Africa’s digital economy
  • Financing Africa’s digital economy
  • How can digital skills development keep up with the pace of digital transformation?


Moderator: Toby Shapshak, Editor-in-Chief, Stuff Magazine


Herman Singh, Group Chief Digital Officer, MTN
Luke Mckend, Country Director, South Africa, Google
Raj Wanniappa, CEO and Founder, Future Horizon Technologies
Rapelang Rabana, Founder & CEO, Rekindle Learning
Deepak Mathur, EVP, Global Sales, SES Video, SES

Using Connectivity as a Tool for Economic Development - 12:00

PANEL

Using Connectivity as a Tool for Economic Development

 

  • Identifying key areas for investment and market growth
  • How can governments improve connectivity?
  • Alternative methods of connecting / alternative tech
  • Driving digital inclusion in rural Africa
  • What is needed from the human aspect?


Moderator: Alison Gillwald, Executive Director, Research ICT Africa


Charles Murito, Country Head, Google Kenya
Hilary Arko-Dadzie, Corporate Services Executive, ARIPO
Carole Kamaitha, Regional VP Sales, Africa, SES Networks

The Role and Challenges of Public Broadcasting in an Evolving Digital African Landscape - 12:50

Panel

 The Role and Challenges of Public Broadcasting in an Evolving Digital African Landscape

  • Creating a vibrant public service offering
  • Strategies for a long term sustainability model
  • The responsibility of nurturing creative talent
  • Strategies to encourage, protect and truly cooperate with TV stations


Moderator: Simon Spanswick, CEO, Association of International Broadcasting


John Momoh (OON), Chairman / CEO, Channels Media Group
Kwame Akuffo Anoff-Ntow, Director General, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director General, NBC
Laurent Petit, VP Commercial, Africa, SES 
Simon Kaheru, Chairman, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation

Accommodation


Event Venue

The AfricaCom 2017 event will be held at:

Cape Town International Convention Centre
Convention Square, 1 Lower Long St
Cape Town, 8001

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Written on 14 Sep 2017

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