15 and 16 December, 2022 Geneva International Conference Center


08:30 - 09:00
Welcome Coffee - Recordings

09:00 - 09:30
Opening - Welcome Speech

  • CIOMAG - President
  • VIP - Personality - 1 (Switzerland) + Representative of a Major International Organization
  • VIP - Personality - 2 (Africa) Head of state - Minister

Opening Prerequisites to Sovereignty: What are they for the African continent?

09:30 - 09:45
How can Africa build its own sovereignty? And with which partnership model?

  • Guest speaker:

09:45 - 10:30
Panel 1: Infrastructure financing
The financing of digital infrastructures, a modernization tool to boost growth. What models for Africa?

  • Moderator: Dr. Hamadoun TOURE, Former Secretary General of the ITU and President of the Scientific Committee.

10:30 - 11:00 : Coffee break - Visit of the stands

11:00 - 11:25

Ministerial panel in the form of interviews
Shift to all-digital: How to succeed in your transition ?

  • Moderator: Publishing Director Prime Continent

11:25 - 11:45 

Panel 2: ministerial in the form of an interview
Cybersecurity: what challenges for your country?

  • Moderator: TV5 Africa Editor-in-Chief

11:45 - 13:00
Place of private equity and venture capital in the recovery and resilience of the African economy / What could be the role of Switzerland?

  • Vincent Subilia, Director of the CCIG

Innovative SMEs in export. What financial support in Africa for innovative companies?

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break

Free trade area: How to strengthen digital and cyber defense infrastructures on a continental scale to achieve regional economic integration?

  • Moderator Aissatou DIALLO, ITC

Malabo Call: From awareness of vulnerabilities to the need to consolidate continent-wide cybersecurity initiatives?

  • Moderator Jeannie COINTRE, Executive Board Member @digiVolution

Cooperation agencies in the digital age; for greater impact, how can existing models be developed?

  • Moderator: Henri Monceau Director of Economic and Digital Francophonie.

Inspirational experiences: What models for the transformation of public administrations

15:00 - 15:30
Governance of digital transformation: between agility and regulatory obligation! What place for the national private sector?

15:30 - 16:30
Personal/private data: what new forms of sovereignty and trust are guaranteed thanks to African storage and processing capacities?

16:30 - 17:45
Bibancarisation, role of African diaspora networks in Switzerland and Europe, what support from host countries?

  • Moderator: Lacina KONE, Ceo of Smart Africa

Development of diaspora bonds, what regulation and financial vehicle that respects the country of residence

How to raise the savings of the diaspora with suitable financial vehicles?

08:30 - 09:00
Welcome Coffee - Recordings

09:30 - 10:45
Keynote 1: Digital, a factor of inclusion for women and young people

09:45 - 10:30
Panel 1: Digital Inclusion, How to reduce Inequalities?

10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break - Visit of the stands

11:00 - 11:15 

Africa: What prospects for decentralized finance (DeFi)? Blockchain, Crypto

11:15 - 12:15 

Panel 2: Financial inclusion and digital identity: challenges and opportunities for Africa?

  • Moderator Bilel Jamoussi, ITU

12:15 - 13:00
Human capital, an essential lever for the structural transformation of the economy

  • Lacina KONE, Ceo of Smart Africa

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break

14:00 - 14:30
Ministerial panel: Startup act, an innovation lever to boost startups or a utopia? Tunisian, Congolese and Senegalese Ministers

14:30 - 15:30
How to finance and support innovative SMEs to anticipate the needs of tomorrow?

  • Moderator Diabel Ndaw

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break

16:00 - 16:30
Innovation, start-up support, disruption: Presentation of two models: Estonia and Rwanda

Presentation of the results of the Hack the city challenge: Special NGO
Between donors and beneficiaries, digital is in the process of reducing the distribution circuit. But it doesn't go smoothly. Some hackers have felt the vein to deconstruct a momentum of solidarity, How to restore confidence? Ethical hackers give us leads.

  • Karim SY, Jokkolabs and 01Talent / HWB

Closing: Conclusion and recommendations of the ATDAs by Hamadoun TOURE, President of the Organizing Committee

10 recommandations

Gala dinner

Updated at 26/09/2022