Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson Disrupt Africa

Tom Jackson

Co-founder Disrupt Africa

Tom Jackson is co-founder of tech startups platform Disrupt Africa and a tech and business journalist in Africa.

 

Registration and Networking

08.00AM

Opening Remarks

08:45 AM

Welcome Address

by Minister of ITC - Hon. Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa

9.00AM

Stepping Up A Gear: The Acceleration Of Disruptive Technology Across Sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

by Dr Edward George - Ecobank

09.15AM

The Investment Landscape & Opportunity

Featuring:
George Ndirangu – CNBC Africa
Wale Ayeni – IFC Venture Capital
Ben Peterson – AHL Venture Partners
Ido Sum – TLcom TIDE Africa

9.45

Investing In Communities To Elevate African Tech

by Proud Dzambukira - Facebook

10:15 AM

Morning Coffee & Networking

10.45AM

A Revolutionary African Motorcycle Taxi Platform

by Karanvir Singh - Yegomoto

11.15 AM

African Mobility – Whats Next?

Featuring:
Lorreen Ajiambo Njabia – Taxify
Karanvir Singh – Yego Moto
Alex Ntale – ‎Rwanda ICT Chamber
Lyndsey Duff – what3words

11.30AM

Connectivity – Unlocking A World Of New Opportunities

Featuring:
Kojo Boakye – Facebook
Ben Roberts – Liquid Telecom Group
Erik Hersman – BRCK

12.00 PM

Shaping The Workforce Of The Future To Strive In A Digital World – A Case With Robots

Featuring:
Regis Rugemanshuro – Bank of Kigali TecHouse

12.30PM

Networking Lunch

13.00PM

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

14.00PM

Breakout Session: Making Cities Smarter

Featuring:
Julius Bizimungu – The New Times
Emmanuel Dusenge – Inmarsat

14.00PM

Breakout Session: I Stream. You Stream. We All Stream

14.00PM

Breakout Session: 3D Printing: The New Innovation Tool In Africa

Featuring 
Elizabeth Rogers – Kuunda 3D

14.00PM

Breakout Session: Data Is Knowledge – Knowledge Is Power

Featuring
Claire Munene – mSurvey

15.00PM

Breakout Session: Getting Investors To Take The African Creative Business Seriously

15.00PM

Afternoon Networking

16.00PM

Blockchain For Africa – The Opportunity & Possible Outcomes

Featuring:
Samuel Gebre – Bloomberg
Elizabeth Rossielo – BitPesa
Toro Orero – Draper Dark Flow
Anthony Munyi – IBM

16.30PM

Creative Meets Tech

17.00PM

Day 1 Closing Remarks

17.50

Evening Networking Reception

18.00PM

Event Close

20.00PM

Registration and Networking

08.00AM

Opening Remarks

9.15AM

Seed To Scale

Featuring:
Tom Jackson – Disrupt Africa
Stephen Gugu – ViKtoria Ventures
Collins E Onuegbu – Lagos Angel Network
Martin Karanja – GSMA

09.20AM

Connecting SME’s In Africa

by Alice Kilonzo-Zulu

09.45 AM

Delivering A Cashless Africa

Featuring:
Alice Kilonzo-Zulu – Ecobank
Norman Munyampundu – MTN
Patrick Buchana – AC Group

10.00 AM

Morning Coffee & Networking

10.30AM

Building an eCommerce Powerhouse In Africa

Featuring:
Alex Kapungu – DMMHeHe

11.00AM

The State of Innovation

Featuring:
Oswald Jumira – Liquid Telecom
Abdihakim Ainte – iRise Hub
Hannah Clifford – Nairobi Garage

12.00PM

Networking Lunch

13.00PM

Tech Needs Talent

Featuring:
Wambui Kinya – Andela

14.00PM

Breakout Session: Brands As The New Content & Entertainment Companies

14.00PM

Roundtable: Innovation Hubs and Sustainability

15.00PM

Breakout Session: The Digital Influencer – Africa’s New Superstar

15.00PM

Breakout Session: Unusual Suspects in Tech: Fintech, Agritech & Health, AI, VR and AR Machine Learning

15.00PM

Afternoon Networking

16.00PM

The Future of Digital Music & Entertainment

Featuring:
Chinasa Udeala – Boomplay Music
Paul Coogan – iflix

16.30PM

Scaling Agriculture Through Tech

Featuring
Teddy Segore – Charis Unmanned Aerial Solutions
Regis Rugemanshuro – Bank of Kigali TecHouse

17.00PM

Day 2 Closing Remarks

17.30PM

Closing Party

19.00PM Till Late!
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