Oxford University

China Africa Network

Oxford University China Africa Network & Alpha Professional Network present

Emerging Powers in Africa: New Opportunities for Investment and Development

Saturday 22nd June 2013

Department of Politics and IR, University of Oxford

  • Timetable

Saturday 22nd June 2013


Department of Politics and IR
University of Oxford


9:30

Registration and Coffee

10:00-12:30

Plenary Session One

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURS AND LOCAL LINKAGES IN AFRICAN MARKETS

Keynote: Runa Alam, CEO, Development Partners International

Panelists:

• Laura Akunga, Founder and MD, Benchmark Solutions

• Sriram Bharatam, Founder, Kuza Biashara

• Hu Jieguo, Chairman, Golden Gate Group

• Aubrey Hruby, Managing Director, The Whitaker Group

 

Moderator: Eric-Vincent Guichard, CEO, Homestrings

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:30

Plenary Session Two

NEW ACTORS AND STRATEGY IN AFRICA’S MNC SECTOR

Keynote: Dr. Gu Yang, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, China Development Bank

Panelists:

• Carl Franklin, Head of Investor Relations, Dangote Cement

• Leslie Nelson, Regional Head, General Electric

• David Suratgar, Chairman, BMCE Bank plc

• Simon Liang, CEO, Sinopacific Shipbuilding

 

Moderator: Jolyon Ford, Senior Analyst, Oxford Analytica

18:30-Late

Dinner and Networking Event at the Oxford Castle (separate registration)

 

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