Italia Africa Business Week

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is designed in partnership with business managers and well known experts in Africa and in Italy, will give you the tools and the real instruments to keep you updated about the latest trends of your business domain, strengthen the competitiveness of your company and help its position in new markets.

 Wednesday 17 october 2018

9.00 – 9.30 › Reception
Reception&Registration

9.30 – 11.00 › Conference Space 

Opening conference: Stability, Opportunity, and New Markets
(Open conference)

WELCOME SPEECH
Cleophas Adrien Dioma (Burkina Faso)
Executive President IABW

Emanuela Del Re (Italy)
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Joseph Jonathan Ndanema (Sierra Leone)
Minister of Agriculture
Frehiwot Woldehanna (Ethiopia)
Minister of Energy
Giorgio Marrapodi (Italy)
Director General, Directorate General for Development Cooperation (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Giuseppe Mistretta (Italy)
DG sub-saharan Africa (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Carlo Robiglio (Italy)
President of the Small Industry, Vice-President of Confindustria
Saida Neghza (Algeria)
President of BUSINESSMED and of General Confederation Companies of Algeria
Leonardo Carmenati (Italy)
Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Roberta Datteri (Italy)
National Vice President of CNA
Giovanni Da Pozzo (Italy)
General Secretary of Unioncamere
Albin Feliho (Benin)
President of the CONEB (National Confederation of Companies of Benin)
Michele Ziosi (Italy)
Director of Institutional Relations, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region, CNH Industriall

Moderator: Carmine Fotina (Italy)
Journalist of Il Sole 24
Ore

Moderatore: Carmine Fotina (Italia)
Journalist of Il Sole 24 Ore

11.00 – 11.30 › Coffee Break & Networking
11.30 – 13.00 › Conference Space 

Conference: Africa in the industry 4.0 era: Technology and Biomedical industry

Janine Tagliante Saracino (Ivory Coast) Ambassador of Ivory Coast in Italy
The importance of health for Africa’s development

Following:
Vittorio Colizzi (Italy)
Director of the UNESCO Chair of Biotechnology and Bioethics, University of Tor Vergata
Laura Tassinari (Italy)
Director of Internationalization and Cluster Studies, Lazio Innova – Lazio Region
Fabio Miraglia (Italy)
Founder and Ceo of C. H. I. CO
Kelali Adhana Tekle (Etiopia)
CEO Morer Innovation Consultancy Plc
Hyacinthe Zoure (Burkina Faso)
The Director-General Sensid
Fernanda Gellona (Italy)
General Director of Confindustria Assobiomedica
Salim Djide-Yal (Benin)
CEO of DYS Agence
Fabio Santoni (Italy)
CEO Novo Consulting

Moderator: Valeria Viola (Italy)
Consulente, CEO di PharmaValue

11.30 – 13.00 › Round Table Space

Round table: Which interaction is possible between the African military and the defense industries in Italy?

Giovanni Galatolo (Italia)
General Manager Mag International
Fernando Rizzo (Italy)
Global Sales & Business Development, International Sales (Aera Manager Africa) ELT
Rosario Vigliotti (Italy)
Marketing and Business Development Manager Thales Alenia Space Italia
Giancarlo Pensabene (Italy)
Head of International Development Telespazio
Military attaches of embassies of Africa

11.30 – 13.00 › Workshop Space

HOTEL BEVERLY HILLS, SALA MEETING VERDI

 

Workshop: The role of marketing and communication in promoting investments: how to influence the decision-making process of investment

Pietro Lucchese (Italy)
CEO Next Communications

11.30 – 18.00 › B2B/B3B

13.00 – 14.25 › Lunch Break & Networking
14.30 – 16.00  › Conference Space 

Conference: Made in Italy, textile and african fashion: which way forward

Giuseppe Mistretta (Italy)
DG sub-saharan Africa (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Gianfranco Di Natale (Italy)
Director of Institutional Affairs, Confindustria Moda
Daniela Piscitelli (Italy)
Vice-President, Aassociate professor ico-D | International Council of Design
Antonio Franceschini (Italy)
National Manager of CNA Federmoda
Younan Taha (Egypt)
Fashion Designer, Istituto Marangoni Milan
Emanuela Mora (Italy)
Professor, Catholic University, Milan
Eliza Pereira (Brazil)
Expert in the Fashion Industry Italian Market
Michelle Francine Ngonmo (Cameroon)
Afro fashion Week Milano
Chiara Ciaravola (Italy)
CEO of Salambò association

Moderator: Ruth Akutu Maccarthy
Vice-President of Afro Fashion Week Milano

14.30 – 16.00 › Round Table Space

Round table: Innovative financing to boost private sector investment

Carla Montesi (Italy)
Director, West and Central Africa, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (EU)
Aita Ighodaro (Nigeria)
Founder and CEO Idaro Ltd
Giovanni Pio (Italy)
Head of Global Change Management at United Nations World Food Program
Linus Etube (Cameroon/Uganda)
Ceo e Co-founder di AinFin
Raul Ricozzi (Italy)
Partner, Studio legale Orrick
Carine Natacha Ngangoue (Cameroon)
CEO La Sahariana
Giovanni Da Ros (Italy)
Responsible for the Emerging markets, Bank Fideuram – Gruppo Intesa San Paolo

Moderator: Marta Paiar (Italy)
President and co-founder, Kuwekeza Holdings Ltd

16.00 – 16.30 › Pausa caffè & Networking
16.30 – 17.30 › Conference Space 

Badr Hisham Mohamed (Egypt)
Ambassador of Egypt in Italy
Presentation of the new investment Law in Egypt

Following “Investment in Africa: legal aspects and regulations

Nii Ayi Aryeetey (Ghana)
President of West African Union of Tax Institute (WAUTI)
Amine Senouci Bereksi (Algeria)
Lawyer, Legal Council in Algeria
Mohamed Sidiki Sylla (R. Guinea)
Lawyer, SYLLA & Partners
Francesco Paolo Bello (Italy)
Lawyer, Honorary Consul of Eritrea in Bari
Marco Filippini (Italy)
Managing Director, EuroProjects
Said Zida (Burkina Faso)
CEO Adiz Consulting
Roberto De Souza (Togo)
Specialized in commercial law OHADA/UNIAFRICA

Moderator: Roberto Randazzo (Italy)
Lawyer/Honorary Consul of Uganda in Milan

16.30 – 17.30 › Round Table Space  

Round table: Social impact investments

Elena Casolari (Italy)
Founder and CEO of OPES Fund, leader in Italy in the impact fund focused on Africa
Jawad Fassi-Fehri (Maroc)
Lawyer in Paris, a law Firm Vaughan
Emanuele Santi (Italy)
Former World Bank and AfDB economist of and founder of Afrilanthropy
Rappresentante* (Italy)
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Nicola Lucifero (Italy)
Head of the Department of agri-food, LCA
Cheikh Diop (Senegal)
Project Barikama

Moderator: Martino Ghielmi (Italy)
Curator of Vadoinafrica.com

20.30 – 22.30 › GALA DINNER

 Thursday 18 october 2018

9.00 – 9.30 › Reception
Reception

9.30 – 11.00 › Conference Space 

Conference: Public-Private Partnership (PPP): an instrument for infrastructure development in Africa

Alain Mechoulam (France)
First counselor, Network of Chambers of European Experts for the Africa Occidental (RCEEDAO)
Eric Yao (Burkina Faso)
Vice-President Order of Architects
Christopher Millward (UK)
Regional Head, EMENA MIGA (Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency) World Bank Group
Walid Loukil (Tunisia)
Deputy General Manager LOUKIL GROUP
Mohamed Sidiki Sylla (R. Guinea)
Lawyer, SYLLA&Partners
Eugenio Bettella (Italy)
Managing Partner Padova di Rödl & Partner
Jules Temgoua (Camerun)
Engineer, Techniplan International Consulting
Maurizio Benucci (Italy)
Engineer

Moderator: André Franck Ahoyo (Benin)
Adviser, International Organisation of la Francophonie

9.30 – 13.00 › Round Table Space

Round table: The young, employment, entrepreneurship and development

Khalid Chaouki (Italy)
Director Of War&Peace-Of-Centre LinkCampus University
Stefano Granata (Italy)
President of “Gruppo Cooperativo CGM” and President of Confcooperative Federsolidarietà
Naima Pagès
Senior Programme Officer, Labour Economist (Phd), the Employment Policy and Analysis Programme (EPAP), ITC-ILO
Marcello Mattioli (Italy)
Vice-President of the CNA Young Entrepreneursi
Francesca Dalla Valle (Italy)
Youth Employment and Institutional Partnerships Specialist (FAO)
Mattia Prayer Galletti (Italy)
Lead technical specialist
Indigenous peoples and tribal issues (IFAD)
Michel Rukundo (Rwanda)
President of AID cooperative
Sarah Martelli (Italy)
Esperta Giovani e Adolescenti, UNICEF

Moderator: Adramet Barry (R. Guinea)
Consultant, Expert development of private

11.00 – 11.30 › Coffee Break & Networking
11.30 – 13.00 › Round Table Space

Tavola rotonda: Business Models, Investment Structuring, Cross-border Tax Aspects and Taxpayers Rights

Nii Ayi Aryeetey (Ghana)
President, West African Union of Tax Institute (WAUTI)
Gary Ashford (Uk)
Partner Harbottle & Lewis and CIOT delegate
Enrico Loccioni (Italy)
Fondatore e Presidente Loccioni Group
Paolo Zanenga (Italy)
Diotima Society, Docente al Politecnico di Torino

Moderator: Piergiorgio Valente, (Italy)
Presidente CFE, Professore alla Link Campus Unversity of Rome

11.30 – 13.00  › Conference Space 

Conference: The Italian industrial culture for the development of Africa

Giovanni Lettieri (Italy)
1st Vice-President, Businessmed
Tiziana Vecchio (Italy)
Divsione III, Relazioni internazionali e rapporti con gli organismi esteri MiSE
Issouf Traore (Burkina Faso)
General Director SONATAM
Stefano Nicoletti (Italy)
Head Office – Internationalization of the Italian economic system (MAECI)
Armel Herman Koty (Benin)
General Director of Angélique International Limited
Layla Yusuf (Somalia)
Management, Economic Development and International B2B Consultant

Moderator: Pier Luigi D’Agata (Italy)
General Director of Confindustria Assafrica

11.30 – 18.00 › B2B/B3B

13.00 – 14.15 › Lunch Break & Networking
14.30 – 16.00 › Conference Space

Conference: Access to energy that boosts sustainable development – cycle of energy, water and food

Joseph Jonathan Ndanema (Sierra Leone)
Minister of Agriculture
Frehiwot Woldehanna (Ethiopia)
Ministry of Energy
Diana Battaggia (Italy)
Director of Unido ITPO, Italy
Roberto Ridolfi (Italy)
Consigliere speciale sulla strategia e lo sviluppo finanziario FAO
Seydou Cissé (Ivory Coast)
Ambassador of the Ivory Coast at the FAO
Michele Porri (Italy)
Head of Business Development in Africa, Enel Green Power
Marco Aresti (Italy)
Program Manager, RES4MED&Africa
Francesco Caponetti (Italy)
General Director CEDIAM SA west Africa
Simona De Iuliis (Italy)
Renewable Energy Expert and Scientist Solar Energy Research @ENEA
Madi Sakandé (Burkina Faso)
General manager New Cold System

Moderator: Massimo Zaurrini (Italy)
Director of the magazine Africa e Affari/InfoAfrica

14.30 – 16.00 › Round Table Space

Round table: The new cooperation: which synergy to be created between the diaspora, NGOs and the private sector?

Marie Chantal Uwitonze (Rwanda)
President of African Diaspora Network-Europe (ADNE)
Stefania Mancini (Italy)
Managing Director of Fondazione Charlemagne Fondazione Charlemagne
Emiliano Giovine (Italy)
Lawyer, R&P Legal
Silvia Stilli (Italy)
Spokesman of the Association of Italian Organizations of international cooperation and solidarity, (AOI)
Marie Thérèse Mukamitsindo (Rwanda)
President of the Cooperative Karibu
Antonio Franceschini (Italy)
National Manager of CNA Federmoda
Karounga Camara (Senegal)
Entrepreneur and writer
Monica Dragone (Italy)
Senior Officer c/o Unit for relations and cooperation between the City of the Town of Milan
Don Matteo Galloni (Italy)
Founder and President of the Community “Amore e Libertà”

Moderator: Ada Ugo Abara (Nigeria)
Assistant coordinator Project Summit National Diasporas

16.00 – 16.30 › Coffee Break & Networking
16.30 – 17.30 › Conference Space

Conference: Access to energy that boosts sustainable development – cycle of energy, water and food

Angelo Guardo (Italy)
RES4MED&Africa
Fulvio Mariani (Italy)
RINA Consulting
Andrea Carapellesse (Italy)
Investment Promotion Expert, Unido ITPO, Italy
Francesco Caponetti (Italy)
General Director CEDIAM SA west Africa
Loamba Bala (Congo)
Congo Branch Manager, Proger Spa
Madi Sakandé (Burkina Faso)
General manager New Cold System

Moderator: Massimo Zaurrini (Italy)
Direttore di Africa e Affari/InfoAfrica

Presentation of Micro-Grid Academy

Andrea Micangeli (Italy)
Didactic Scientific Direttore Micro-Grid Academy, RES4MED&Africa

Moderator: Massimo Zaurrini (Italy)
Director of the magazine Africa e Affari/InfoAfrica

18.00 – 18.30 › Conference Space
Closure of IABW 2018

20.30 – 22.30 › CLOSING APERITIF

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