Attention: Africans in the Diaspora
The MIT Sloan Africa Business Club will be holding its inaugural conference this year on April 1st 2011 at the MIT Media Lab. Themed Africa 2.0, the conference aims to bring together a mix of speakers and panel sessions covering areas of innovation in Africa including Technology, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Media & Entertainment, Energy and Mobile/Telecoms .
The conference will also feature an Africa Innovate Business Plan Competition aimed at spotlighting and rewarding innovative ideas that have the potential to change the face of the continent.
The conference is billed to feature a range of panels ranging from mobile to entrepreneurship.
Interested attendees can purchase tickets at Eventbrite via this link. The deadline for registrations is February 28, 2011.
This year’s conference is sponsored by McKinsey & Companny, the Boston Consulting Group, Careers in Africa, Emerging Capital Partners & the MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship.
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