Hosted by H.E. President Paul Kagame,President of the Republic of Rwanda,Transform Africa Summit is a platform that brings the continent’s top political and business leaders together to shape Africa’s digital transformation agenda. Building on the success of Transform Africa 2013 Summit, TAS2015 participants will share experiences and renew their commitment towards accelerating and sustaining Africa’s ongoing digital revolution.
In particular, the focus will be on tracking the progress of Smart Africa, the initiative that was born from TAS2013 and which has already made great strides, notably by winning the endorsement of the African Union Summit and the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in 2014.
The format of the event will foster dialogue on critical issues affecting growth of the industry and catalyze business to government networking and deal making.
TransformAfrica 2015 Summit will take place from 19th to 21st October 2015
ACCELERATING DIGITAL INNOVATION
To offer a platform for dialogue and deal making between governments and the private sector on technology solutions for Africa’s socio-economic transformation
To provide a space for young innovators from Africa and beyond to showcase their potential for creating home grown disruptive innovations
To raise awareness of the limitless potential for women empowerment through technology (GemTech)
Showcase the benefits that member countries have realized since TAS 2013, through partnerships with leading technology solution providers. In particular Rwanda will share experiences working with Cisco, IBM, KT, Facebook, Eriksson, Toyota Tsusho;
To recognize exemplary innovations that are excelling in using technology to drive socio-economic transformation.