UNDER THE HIGH PATRONAGE OF HIS MAJESTY THE KING MOHAMMED VI - KINGDOM OF MOROCCO

Dates Coming Soon

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BIG PICTURE THEME

Building Smart Cities And Smart Societies Through Innovation Between Global North And Africa:

  • Provide participants with the latest processes and tools they could start using right after those intensive 2 days.
  • An interactive/immersive experience bringing experts with proven impact between ideas in the Global North and Africa to build tangible lessons and partnerships for valuable and actionable outcomes.
  • Innovation that builds smart societies create smart cities. This third edition event is for smart cities and smart societies in a connected Africa

MAIN TOPICS

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Leadership for Smart Societies

Thinking of Africa in a new way as a real partner and positioning Morocco as a platform for cross-borders innovation between digital and entrepreneurial hubs

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Governing for Innovation
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The structure that supports an innovation pipeline. Policies around bankruptcy, IP, labor laws, etc…

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Business Development
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Breaking into the new market. PPPs that matter. Lessons learned from entering a new market.

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Funding the Innovation Pipeline

From start-up funding to acquisition. Securing and leveraging capital designed for emerging markets

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Building Innovation Networks

Moving ideas from the starting block to the market place; meaningful PPPs and a network of urban incubators for Smart Cities

Meet our speakers

Hon. JERRY M. HULTIN

Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Co-Founder of the Global Futures Group.

KARI AINA EIK

United for Smart Sustainable Cities - Enhancing Innovation and Participation Co-Chairman

PAPE SAMB, CEO GYIN

Co-Founder, Global Youth Innnovators Network (GYIN)

ROYA KAZEMI

Director of GreeNYC - New York City - Mayor's Office

MARCELO GARCIA

Co-founder, Broadlights - Affiliated to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

SPONSORS