August 6: Investment and Ingenuity: Overcoming Obstacles to Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Atlantic Council LogoWHO: Aubrey Hruby, Visiting Fellow, Africa Center, Atlantic Council; William Asiko, CEO, Investment Climate Facility; Morten Jerven, author of Poor Numbers; Diana Layfield, CEO, Africa Operations, Standard Chartered Bank WHAT: Investment and Ingenuity: Overcoming Obstacles to Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

WHEN: Wednesday, August 6; 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Atlantic Council (1030 15th Street NW (12th Floor, West Tower), Washington, DC 20005)

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JULY 31: The US-Africa Leaders Summit: A Preview

US Africa Leaders Summit PreviewWHO: Atlantic Council and Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield

WHAT: The US-Africa Leaders Summit: A Preview

WHEN: Thursday, July 31; 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Registration begins 10:45)

August 4: “Science at the United States-Africa Leaders’ Summit”

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              

August 4: Presidential Plenary featuring Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia (confirmation pending), President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique, and President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

Africa Business InitiativeWHO: 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&