August 4

WHO: U.S.-South Africa Business Council

WHAT: U.S. – South Africa Business and Investment Forum

Keynote speech by President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and two panel discussions on investment in infrastructure and innovation across sectors that foster economic growth in South Africa.

WHEN: August 4 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am; Registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 am

WHERE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20062

Learn more and register at https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1584861&

 

WHO: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Her Excellency, Dr. Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza, First Lady of Mozambique

WHAT: Breakfast conversation on Global Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Dr. Guebuza is a passionate advocate of women’s rights, both in Mozambique, and worldwide. She is a Patron of UNAIDS and the Global Plan, and has worked to strengthen educational institutions and the role of women in her home country. The First Lady will be speaking about the future of SRHR in the UN’s Post-2015 Development Agenda.

WHEN: Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

WHERE: Hotel George, 15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC

RSVP to Liesl Grebenstein at liesl [at] adsventures.net

 

WHO: Atlantic Council; H.E. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment, and the Digital Economy, Kingdom of Morocco; Mohamed El Kettani, Chairman and CEO, Attijariwafa Bank; Karim Hajji, CEO, Casablanca Stock ExchangeNabil HabayebPresident and CEO, Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, GE

 

WHO: Corporate Council on Africa

WHAT: CCA Business Forum

Forum will include full-day of plenary and workshop sessions, Power Africa Lunch program and Doing Business in East Africa session. The cost is $250 for CCA Members/Government or $400 Non-CCA Members: $400.

WHEN: August 4 from 9:30 am – 5:45 pm

Learn more and register at https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1584861&

 

WHO: Mercy Corps Liberia

WHAT: Event with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Event will focus on how to support and sustainably take to scale youth entrepreneurship in Liberia and across Africa

WHEN: August 4 at 11:00 am

WHERE: TBD

 

WHO: Corporate Council on Africa

WHAT: Power Africa Lunch

This lunch is included in the full Business Forum registration. Registration for the lunch only is available for $100 (CCA Members/Government) and $200 (Non-CCA Members).

WHEN: August 4 from 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Hotel 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Learn more and register at http://www.cvent.com/events/leading-the-way-in-u-s-africa-investment/custom-20-9e8ab78a68784e61afb759155c47c102.aspx

 

WHO: Africa Business Initiative  and Investec Asset Management (IAM) 

WHAT: Presidential Plenary featuring Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia (confirmation pending), President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique, and President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

Presidential Plenary, Panel of Corporate Executives and Unveiling of Report by Hendrik du Toit (CEO of the Investec Asset Management) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Deepening U.S. – Africa Engagement

WHEN: August 4 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20062

Learn more and RSVP at https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1585056&

 

WHO: Diaspora African Forum Foundation 

WHAT: The African Diaspora Bridge Builders Awards Dinner     

Reception and Dinner to Honor People Strengthening Relationships and Providing Opportunities for Returning Africans. Tickets cost $200. Learn more at http://audaf.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/AUDAF-INVITE.pdf

WHEN: August 4 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm             

WHERE: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW Washington, DC 20005

RSVP at bridgebuildersawards@gmail.com.

 

WHO: Intelligence in Science 

WHAT: Science at the United States-Africa Leaders’ Summit

This event is exchange of views on U.S. Africa science cooperation between Washington-based and key African stakeholders in policy, research, industry and government.  This side event will serve as a prime opportunity to formally discuss the Summit themes from the perspective of science.

WHEN: August 4

WHERE: TBD

Learn more and register at http://www.iscintelligence.com/event.php?id=219              

 

WHO: The Brookings Institute-Africa Growth Initiative

WHAT: “The Game Has Changed: The New Landscape for Innovations and Business in Africa” 

The event will convene high-level business leaders, entrepreneurs, and public figures to support this unparalleled opportunity for the U.S. government and people to recalibrate their approach to this rapidly-changing region.

WHEN: August 4 from 9:15 am – 6:00pm               

WHERE: InterContinental The Willard 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004     

Learn more and RSVP at http://www.brookings.edu/events/2014/08/04-us-africa-business-innovation

                                                                               

WHO: Open Society Foundation                           

WHAT: Lunch, Keynote Address and Interactive Discussion with African Civil Society Leaders, Government Officials & the Private Sector

WHEN: August 4 from 1pm – 3pm

WHERE: InterContinental The Willard 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004     

Learn more at http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/events

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