DAY 1 – FRIDAY, 29 MARCH
ACTIVITY VENUE DURATION (Minutes) TIME
Conference Registration Wexner Lobby 240 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Welcome Address JFK Forum 15 4.00 pm – 4.15 pm
Opening Keynote
• H.E. Nana Akufo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana
JFK Forum 45 4.15 pm – 5.00 pm
Break 60 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Networking Cocktail 

NYE B & C

(Taubman 5th Floor)

120 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Special Event

• Harvard Tour (Take-off from Wexner Lobby)

120 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
DAY 2 – SATURDAY, 30 MARCH
ACTIVITY VENUE DURATION (Minutes) TIME
Registration & Light Breakfast Sunshine Wexner
Commons
90 7.00 am –8.30 am
Welcome Address
• Thebe Tsatsimpe, Chair of The Africa Caucus, Harvard Kennedy School
JFK Forum 15 8.30 am – 8.45 am
Keynote 1: Partnering for Prosperity in Africa
• H.E. Bience Gawanas, United Nations UnderSecretary General, Special Advisor on Africa
• Ms. Bozoma St. John, Chief Marketing Officer, William Morris Endeavor
• Mr. Stephen Kauma, Director for Global Human Resources, African Export-Import Bank
• Moderator: Ms. Thoko Moyo, Associate Dean for Communications and Public Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
JFK Forum 90 8.45 am – 10.15 am
Break 15 10.15 am – 10.30 am
Panel Session 1 75 10.30 am– 11.45 am
1. Going Beyond Access: Enhancing the Quality of Education in Africa Wexner 330
2. Harnessing Africa’s Demographic Dividends for Societal Advancement Rubenstein
304
3. Translating Policy to Practice: Addressing the Challenges of Health Systems in Africa Wexner 332
4. Urbanization and the Future African Cities Littauer 280
5. To Commit or Not: What it Takes to Attract Investment to Africa Littauer 150
6. The Contours of China’s Engagement with Africa Rubenstein
306
Break 15 11.45 am- 12.00 pm
Keynote 2: Powering Africa’s Future
• H.E. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Minister of Power, Works and Housing for the Federal Republic of Nigeria
• Moderator: Professor Zoe Marks, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
JFK Forum 60 12.00pm – 1.00 pm
VIP Networking Lunch (by Invitation) Malkin Penthouse 60 1.00 pm –2.00 pm
Networking Lunch  Wexner
Commons
60 1.00 pm –2.00 pm
Keynote 3: AfCFTA and the Quest for a Single African Market
• Dr. Albert Zeufack, Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank
Amb. Fatima Mohammed, AU Permanent Observer, United Nations
• Ms. Gwen Mwaba, Director for Trade Finance, African Export-Import Bank
Mr Ipumbu Shiimi, President, Bank of Namibia
• Moderator: Mr. Babatunde Fagbohunlu (SAN), Partner, Aluko & Oyebode
JFK Forum 75 2.15 pm –3.30 pm
Break 15 3.30 pm –3.45 pm
Panel Session 2 75 3.45 pm –5.00 pm
1. How Corruption Corrodes Growth in Africa: Addressing the Root Causes Wexner 330
2. Africa: The Next Frontier of the World? Wexner 332
3. Civil Society: Developing Africa from the Ground Up Rubenstein
304
4. God as Commodity: Religion in Africa and the Diaspora Littauer 280
5. The Prosperity Paradox: Policy, Entrepreneurship and Development in Africa Rubenstein
306
Closing Keynote
• Martin Fayulu, Politician & Businessman, the Democratic Republic of Congo
 JFK Forum 60 5.15 pm –6.15 pm
Vote of Thanks
Oladeji Tiamiyu, President, Harvard African Law Association, Harvard Law School
JFK Forum 60 6.15 pm – 6.30 pm
Break 90 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm
Taste of Africa Experience Double Tree
Hotel,
Soldiers
Field
240 8.00 pm –12.00 pm
Special Events
• Arts Exhibition
All-day