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Pioneering STEM in Africa 3 – 4 Dec 2015

December 3, 2015 - December 4, 2015

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How much do we know about STEM in Africa? Explore STEM in Africa, network, invest, and grow.

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education

Konnect2Africa Ltd in partnership with Mums in Technology is proud to present its inaugural ‘Pioneering STEM in Africa 2015 Summit’. This event aims to bring Africa to the forefront of the minds of investors when it comes to STEM. It will address key topics in advancing STEM and technical education in Africa through the collaboration of industry, educators and policy makers.

Key themes to be covered include the role of schools, colleges, and universities in developing STEM; careers and skills development; and international perspectives, research and initiatives.

This event runs over 2 days and provides a good platform for delegates to network, and have thought-provoking questions answered by a panel of key industry leaders in STEM.

Who Should Attend:

  • Thought Leaders in STEM
  • Non-profit organisations in STEM
  • Representatives from Education Boards
  • Market Intelligence Company Executives
  • Private Equity Fund managers
  • Transaction Advisory Firms
  • Banks
  • Mobile Telecommunication Executives
  • African Regulators
  • African Ministers and Government Officials
  • Law Firms [African and international]
  • Local and International Media Companies
  • Venture Capital Funds
  • Coding Companies
  • Technology Editors
  • Recruiters

The Pioneering STEM in Africa summit will address the following key themes.

Session 1 – Developing STEM in Africa

This session sets the scene for the reality of STEM in Africa, its challenges and barriers, and what is being done to address its growth.

Session 2 – Investing in STEM

This session delves into the various investment opportunities available for investors.

Session 3 – Collaboration in STEM

This session will explore the opportunity to further mobilize initiatives and resources to strengthen STEM development in Africa

Session 4 – Addressing STEM in Africa through Education

This session is aimed at challenging policy makers, and education providers to promote STEM by reworking education delivery at all levels.

K2A and Mums In Technology are proud to be hosting this year’s Pioneering STEM in Africa Summit at The Royal Society in London. The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.

Based in the heart of London, The Royal Society is within walking distance of Piccadilly Circus, Green Park and Charing Cross railway station. This historic venue has hosted and organised some of the most important events in the scientific world.

For the Preliminary Agenda/Brochure please contact Akinotan Akintoye at Akinotan.Akintoye@K2Africa.com 

 

 

 

Details

Start:
December 3, 2015
End:
December 4, 2015
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Website:
http://k2africa.com/index.php/picks/events/technology/details/27

Venue

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

Organiser

Konnect2Africa
Email:
jessica.akintoye@k2africa.com