FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

1:00PM - 3:45PM                     

2:00PM - 3:00PM

4:00PM - 5:15PM

                                              5:15pm - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm 

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Prospective Students Activities Cumnock 102

VIP Case Discussion

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Euvin Naidoo                                                                             Burden Auditorium, Overflow: Spangler Auditorium

New Venture Competition Burden Auditorium

General Reception Williams Room, Spangler Hall

VIP Reception


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18                     

 7:00AM - 8:00AM    

 8:00AM - 9:15AM    

Breakfast, Williams Room, Spangler Hall 

OPENING WELCOME & MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Keynote Panel: Moderated by Professor John D. Macomber featuring Colin Coleman, Paul Hinks, Daniel Monehin, and Dr. Célestin Monga

Burden Auditorium, Overflow: Spangler Auditorium 

9:30AM - 10:30AM                         PANEL SESSION #1

 

THE ART OF THE DEAL: DRIVERS OF SUCCESS (AND FAILURE) FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PPPS FROM ALL SIDES OF THE TABLE Aldrich 008

IMPACT INVESTING IN AFRICA: THE NEXT PARTNERSHIP FRONTIER? - Aldrich 010

BATTLEFIELD STORIES: HARAMBEANS AND INVESTORS REVEALED - Aldrich 012

LUXURY FASHION IN THE DIASPORA - Aldrich 110

IS AFRICA BEING SET UP TO FAIL? THE GLOBAL AGENDA ON UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE - Aldrich 112

AFRICA'S OIL & GAS POTENTIAL: BOOM OR BUST? - Hawes 101

THE CHALLENGE OF LEADERSHIP IN AFRICA - Hawes 102

 

Startup Lab - Aldrich 207

PANEL SESSION #2

BEYOND PPPS: NEW MODELS FOR PARTNERSHIPS TO DEVELOP AND FINANCE INFRASTRUCTURE - Aldrich 007

CLOSING THE GAP IN START UP FINANCING - Aldrich 009

THE VOICE OF FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS ON THE CONTINENT - Aldrich 011

SERVING THE AFRICAN CONSUMER: CREATING WINNING SOLUTIONS TO SERVE THE CONTINENT - Aldrich 108

PRIVATE EQUITY IN AFRICA: STRUGGLES AND TRIUMPHS IN POWERING AFRICA’S LONG-TERM GROWTH - Aldrich 109

A BALANCING ACT: PROFIT VS. SOCIAL GOOD IN HEALTHCARE DELIVERY - Aldrich 111

THE FOOD CHALLENGE: CAPTURING GREATER VALUE FROM FARM TO TABLE - Aldrich 208

LEVERAGING MEDIA PLATFORMS TO PROMOTE AFRICAN CULTURE FROM THE AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE - Aldrich 210

FINTECH EVOLUTION – IS THIS INNOVATION NOW THE NORM? - Aldrich 211

10:45AM - 11:45AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00PM - 1:00PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRY NETWORKING LUNCHES

Education - Aldrich 107

Entrepreneurship - Aldrich 108

Finance - Aldrich 109

Geopolitics - Aldrich 110

Technology - Aldrich 112

Healthcare - Aldrich 207

Consumer - Aldrich 208

Infrastructure - Aldrich 209

Natural Resources - Aldrich 210

Agriculture - Aldrich 211

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Open Lunch Areas
Williams Room & Dining Hall, Spangler Hall

 1:15PM - 2:45PM  

 

 

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE SESSION

MyTakes: Personal Stories from African Leaders with Samuel Alemayehu, Mohammed Dewji, and Binta Touré Ndoye

Burden Auditorium, Overflow: Spangler Auditorium                 

3:00PM - 4:00PM 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PANEL SESSION #3

URBAN CONTINENT - Aldrich 008

REINVENTING CAPITALISM: HOW SHARED VALUE CREATION CAN DRIVE GROWTH THROUGH SOCIAL PROGRESS - Aldrich 012

CREATING & DELIVERING CAPABILITY FOR BRAND LED ORGANISATIONS IN AFRICA - Aldrich 110

INNOVATIONS FOR IMPACT IN EDUCATION: IMPROVING QUALITY IN RESOURCE CONSTRAINED COMMUNITIES - Hawes 101

WHEN IS THE 'RIGHT' TIME TO GO BACK? - Hawes 102

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Meet the Panelists, Group A - Aldrich 010

Meet the Panelists, Group B - Hawes 201

3:00PM - 4:00PM

STARTUP SHOWCASE

Batten Hall, 2nd Floor

3:00PM - 4:00PM

INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP

Aldrich 107

4:00PM - 6:00PM 

CAREER FAIR

Batten Hall, 2nd Floor

7:00PM - 9:45PM   

 

 

 

WELCOME COCKTAILS & GALA BANQUET

with musical performance by Rafiya

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 210

415 Summer St, Boston

10:30PM - 1:30AM  

AFTER PARTY

with Special Guest DJ Sbu (Party Ticket Required)

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 210

415 Summer St, Boston


Sunday 19 February

ALUMNI BRUNCH *this event is only available to Harvard Business School alumni

Double Tree Suites by Hilton

400 Soldiers Field Road

Boston, MA

 

12:00PM- 1:30PM

 

 

 

 

 


Note:  All speaker events and panels will take place on the Harvard Business School campus