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Stern Africa Forum

Redefining Africa: Innovative Business & Frontier Investments in Emerging Africa

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: 44 West 4th Street, Kaufman Management Center, New York, NY 10012

The Inaugural Stern Africa Forum (SAF), co-hosted by student organization Stern in Africa (SIA) and NYU Africa House, will bring together top African business thinkers, innovators and executives to discuss the trends driving economic development and growth on the African continent. Themed "Redefining Africa: Innovative Business and Frontier Investments in Emerging Africa," SAF will focus on the innovative business practices and ventures fueling the progress and potential of Africa’s emerging economies. The forum will feature keynote speaker Adebayo O. Ogunlesi, chairman and managing partner of Global Infrastructure Partners, and panel discussions will include:
  • Foundations of 21st Century Africa: Challenge of a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Opportunity
  • African Growth Story: Financial Markets/Investments in Africa
  • Emerging Industries in Africa
  • Africa's Crossroads: Intersection of Public, Private, Non-Profit Approaches to Africa's Renaissance
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For more information please visit the conference website.

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