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Monday, February 4
 

11:00am

Creative Convo: The Creative Hustle
Limited Capacity full
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Creative Convo: The Creative Hustle is a creative event targeted at exposing millenials in the creative sphere to numerous ways they can make more money from their hustle. This group of creatives hover around photography, graphic design, UI/UX, painting and fine arts.

The premise will be hinged on the following pillars:
  • Attracting & Nurturing clients
  • Negotiation & Pricing
  • Growth
  • Community

Speakers
avatar for Temiloluwa Ajayi

Temiloluwa Ajayi

Creative Director, Printivo NG
Printivo
avatar for Hakeeb Bashorun

Hakeeb Bashorun

Product Designer, Cowrywise
I’m a product designer based in Lagos with great taste and a sense of humour. At the moment, I work at Cowrywise where I help build digital products that allows Africans build wealth.
avatar for Florence Dairo

Florence Dairo

Amplified Payments, Product designer
avatar for Matthew Eguavoen

Matthew Eguavoen

CEO, The Gap Delivery
Artist until I find a real job. CEO of The Gap Delivery
avatar for Temitope Ekundayo

Temitope Ekundayo

Head of Growth, Printivo
Printivo
avatar for Namnso Ukpanah

Namnso Ukpanah

Product Designer, Flutterwave
I\'m a Product designer who is all about solving users problems through effective interface designs and also simplifying them to accommodate new users.


Monday February 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Studio Suite

11:00am

My F*ck Up Story - Sharing Stories Of Professional Failure
Limited Capacity full
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We tend to share our achievements and hide our failures, wrote Destro, a 25-year-old digital analyst and business school graduate based in Napoli, Italy.

Life is not made of success stories alone, but mostly of people failing and getting back on track with more hunger and motivation. What we see often, however, is that the success stories are broadcast worldwide while the sweat-soaked stories of mistakes and failure are buried, never to be heard or seen again. How sad this is for the future because what better way is there to learn that to study the mistakes of our heroes past and so know what paths to avoid?

F*ckup Nights is a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. Each month, in events across the globe, we get three to four people to get up in front of a room full of strangers to share their professional f*ckup. The stories of the business that crashes and burns, the partnership deal that goes sour, the product that has to be recalled, the sleepless nights spent working on a demo or a Youtube video that eventually nobody wanted to hear or see...we tell them all. The aim of this is to encourage people to step out of their comfort zone and know that failure by itself is not bad. The actual failure is in not getting up after failing.

"My F*ckup story" is a replica of our monthly event series. We'll be inviting professionals from the fields of business, entertainment, beauty, arts, etc. to come to share their stories of failure. All attendees at this event will leave knowing that mistakes are not bad. They are great in fact because they catalyse you to get up and go at it again. And again. And again. Until you get it right.

Speakers
avatar for Chioma Akpotha

Chioma Akpotha

Film Maker, The Oma World Company
The Oma World Company
avatar for Banke Lawal

Banke Lawal

CEO, BMPro Makeup
BANKE MESHIDA LAWAL: PROFILEBanke Meshida Lawal is a leading and professional make-up artist as well as the CEO of BMPROMAKEUP group, a business which not only includes the provision of professional make-up services but as well as a foremost cosmetic make-up line which caters to black... Read More →
avatar for Fatima Oladosu

Fatima Oladosu

Lagos Convener, FUNights Lagos
avatar for Rotimi Pitan

Rotimi Pitan

Chief Executive Officer, Arial View Nigeria Limited
1)Foodie? Nope! And “why the pot belly?” jokes not appreciated2)Work Out? Does owning a commercial size treadmill and installing it in your living room count?3)Adventurous? I’m a Man Utd fan, Jose has purged such silly notions in every aspect of my life 4)Am I fun? Only in small... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Speakeasy Suite

12:30pm

Landing Your Dream Job Via Linkedin
Limited Capacity full
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LinkedIn has so many great features that many don't know about, and can be the perfect tool for helping you land your dream job. About 60 % of talent is recruited from Linkedln by both HR and Recruiters globally. With an estimated user base of over 500 million globally, Linkedln is one of the cheapest and most efficient tools in landing your dream job in this 21st century.

During this session you'll learn how to:


1. Build a LinkedIn profile from beginner to an All Star level.
2. Update your profile to reflect what you are really looking for.
3. Network with those working at your dream company.
4. Find hiring managers and Recruiters using LinkedIn search.
5. Sell your experiences and skills to attract opportunities to you.
6. Become a magnet to recruiters globally using Keywords on your profile

Speakers
avatar for Pamilerin Akinlosotu

Pamilerin Akinlosotu

Founder, Pamsotu Photography
avatar for Adeteniola Olorunfemi

Adeteniola Olorunfemi

Social Media Manager, CareerswithFunmi Consulting
Adeteniola is Personable, Industrious and Goal-driven. She is a recent graduate of Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University, gearing towards a successful career in Management Consulting.As a hobby she loves to make Voice-overs, engage in photo-editing and Content writing; basically... Read More →
avatar for Ginika Chukwudi

Ginika Chukwudi

Program Manager, CareerswithFunmi Consulting
A career development coach who is goal oriented and self ambitious, I have gained over four years experience in Career development, Project management, NGO'S management, Business Development and ManagementI am passionate about Excellence in Career and Professional choice of every... Read More →
avatar for Funmilola Kehinde

Funmilola Kehinde

Founder & Career Coach, CareerswithFunmi Counsulting
Funmilola Kehinde has over 7 years of work experience in several industries both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. She has received job offers from several companies via Linkedln and teaches youths how to land their dream job via Linkedln.


Monday February 4, 2019 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Masterclass Suite

1:00pm

Improv Your Work Life
Limited Capacity full
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Every day we make things up as we go along.

What am I having for breakfast? How am I responding to the angry man in the bank? What shall I say in this meeting? Just being, never mind being the best you can be, can be a little daunting.

What if there were some tools that could make it all a bit easier? What if there were skills you could acquire to tackle the everyday in new and exciting ways?

Improv Your Work Life is for anyone who finds themselves leaving meetings going "Who was that? Why did I behave like that?" For anyone who panics at the thought of conversation and small talk at networking events. For anyone who needs a bit more confidence when it comes to public speaking and assertiveness in the workplace

WHY IT MATTERS
Sometimes we only get one chance at a meeting, at a conversation or an interview and we muck it up because we are too far in our own heads to bring our best selves forward.

HOW IT WORKS
We'll be using improvisation techniques and exercises to create better connections, be more present and to discover short cuts to our 'best self'.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
  • How to connect with people in conversation
  • How to create conversational content
  • How to be your best self on command
  • How to notice all the offers your colleagues are giving you
  • Delivering spontaneous content confidently
  • How to cope when meetings go off piste

Speakers
avatar for Oluwadamilola  Abdulai-Apotieri

Oluwadamilola Abdulai-Apotieri

CEO, Playback Nigeria
Oluwadamilola Apotieri-Abdulai (NG) is the CEO of Playback Nigeria and a member of the board of Centre for Playback Theatre (USA). He is a confidence coach and communication skills trainer dedicated to bringing effective change to individuals and organizations through theatre and... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
OFFLINE Wellness Studio
 
Tuesday, February 5
 

9:30am

Promises-Kept: Creating Valuable Customer Experience Online & Offline
Limited Capacity full
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Promises-Kept: Creating Valuable Customer Experience Offline and Online, is a panel focused on how entrepreneurs can build tested and trusted brands that can retain customers for sustainability.

#SMWYBDN is designed for Small and Medium Enterprises, business managers, customer relations officers, digital social media managers and others who directly interface with customers in day-to-day operations.
Many businesses tell great stories about their brands online through the use of attractive value proposition and endearing images/videos. Unfortunately, customer experience is often different from their expectations.

What do customers want? Where lies the disconnect between brands and their customers? What are brands doing wrong? What can they do better? These and many questions would be answered by our panelists at the event.

We'll discuss
  • strategies for excellent customer experience, customer expectations, needs and how to satisfy them
  • customer thought patterns, spending patterns and behaviours.
  • creating emotional connections with customers
  • capturing customer feedback (negative or positive) and embracing it as constructive criticism setting up achievable plans for customer satisfaction
  • measuring ROI from delivering great customer experience

Speakers
avatar for Bunmi  Jembola

Bunmi Jembola

CEO, Salesruby Ltd
Salesruby Ltd
avatar for Nduka Mba-Uzoukwu

Nduka Mba-Uzoukwu

Managing Partner, CX-PRACTICE
Nduka is your unmistakable choice of a Customer Service Management partner. He has 18 years of practice at various functional levels (from being a Call Centre Agent in Telecommunications to leading large service-delivery teams as an Assistant General Manager in Banking), across banking... Read More →
avatar for Rosemary Obi

Rosemary Obi

Managing Partner, ReneAfrik Designery LTD
Rosemary Obi, popularly called RM, is the co-founder and managing partner of ReneAfrik Designery, a handcraft shoe manufacturing company located in Lagos. Rosemary is a graduate of Delta State University, Abraka, where she received a B.Sc in Industrial Mathematics.She is a serial... Read More →
avatar for Abimbola Oligbinde

Abimbola Oligbinde

Founder, Youthpreneur Business Development Network
Abimbola Oligbinde is a Social Entrepreneur and Business Coach with over 10 years experience in Media, SME Development and Advocacy. She is the Founder, Youthpreneur Business Development Network (YBDN), a Social Enterprise established to empower youth-owned businesses with skills... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Studio Suite

11:00am

Introduction To Angel Investing
Limited Capacity full
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Introduction To Angel Investing a class designed for practicing and potential business angels who want to understand the basics of angel investing. It is a comprehensive guide that walks individuals through every step of the way to becoming a successful angel investor.

The class exposes students to fundamental strategies and specific tools required to take full advantage of this rapidly growing asset class, from building your reputation as a smart investor, to negotiating fair deals and adding value to your portfolio of companies through to helping them implement smart exit strategies.

Tuesday February 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Studio Suite

12:00pm

Mentor Power Hour: How You Can Stand Out + Make An Impact In Your Career & Business
Limited Capacity full
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Mentor Power Hour: How You Can Stand Out + Make An Impact In Your Career and Business

Success isn't by accident, especially when it comes to your career or business. It requires you to be strategic, prepared and connected. Unfortunately for most young professionals they don't have a safe space and the right network to develop their career strategy and learn from those who have done it before.

During the Mentor Power Hour, you'll be able to sit down for small group sessions with innovators and experts who've been able to find success in their careers. They will share their lessons on creating a quality career brand, how to effectively network in your industry and using storytelling to build authentic influence.
Seats are limited for this session so doors will be closed on time.

Speakers
avatar for Lola Coker-Shojobi

Lola Coker-Shojobi

Founder, Resource Africa Group
Lola (Coker) Shojobi is the CEO and Founder of Resource Africa Group (formerly Resource Nigeria) a career platform that connects African leadership talent with exciting career opportunities on the continent. Over the past five years, Lola has partnered with over 60 leading companies... Read More →
avatar for Ivie Martins Ogbonmwan

Ivie Martins Ogbonmwan

Human Resources & Business Development Consultant, Career Advisor
Ivie Ogbonmwan serves as the Human Resources Manager, responsible for strategies to attract, develop, and retain talent for Udo Udoma and Belo-Osagie. In the course of her HR career, she has successfully managed the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs... Read More →
avatar for Afua Osei

Afua Osei

Co-Founder, She Leads Africa
Afua Osei is the CEO and Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, a media company for millennial African women with an audience of more than 600,000 women across 150 countries. She is an expert in creating digital content and live experiences that impact and connect with a new generation of... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Up Lounge

12:00pm

Pimp My CV! How To Make Your Resume Standout
Limited Capacity full
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Pimp My CV! How To Make Your Resume Standout is a workshop on how to be creative but sincere about writing your CV. We will review 5 examples of CVs tailored to different industries and circumstances and learn how and why they stand out.

During this session you will practice identifying your strengths and become more aware of areas that need improvement This knowledge is very liberating and can tremendously boosts your confidence and help you define what you want to achieve going into employment.

We'll Explore:
  • The mind of an employer
  • CV structuringPersonal information
  • Priorities (order of information)
  • Recounting experiences
  • Presenting information
  • Formatting

Speakers
avatar for Adebola Adeola

Adebola Adeola

Projects, Paystack
Big dreamer, eternal optimist; Divergent mind; Love music & dance | Co Founder http://www.topupgenie.com | http://www.twofortnights.com... Read More →
avatar for Kharis Izevbizua

Kharis Izevbizua

Product Specialist, Paystack
Paystack


Tuesday February 5, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
NXT Workshop
 
Wednesday, February 6
 

9:30am

Innovation Hubs & Business Angels
Limited Capacity full
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Innovation Hubs & Business Angels is a panel discussion on how to accelerate collaboration between the growing number of innovation hubs and business angel groups in Lagos to drive seed investment in startups.

Speakers
avatar for Kola Aina

Kola Aina

Founder, Ventures Platform
My name is Kola.I am an entrepreneur and investor.At Ventures Platform we invest capital in early stage companies, provide capacity building and build community.
avatar for Tomi Davies

Tomi Davies

President, TomiDavies.com
I am an IT Systems Analyst that as held leadership roles with global brands like Ernst & Young, Marks & Spencer, Elf Aquitaine, Sapient and the One Laptop Per Child project. Over the last decade I have nurtured a growing portfolio of Africa-based tech-enabled early stage ventures... Read More →
avatar for Uche Aniche

Uche Aniche

Director, SSE Angel Network
SSE Angel Network
avatar for Anna Ekeledo

Anna Ekeledo

Executive Director, AfriLabs Foundation
Anna is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organisation of over 135 Technology and Innovation Hubs across 36 African countries; leading the organisation to develop programmes and create opportunities for innovation hubs and innovators, and building partnerships that support... Read More →
avatar for Yemi Keri

Yemi Keri

Co-Founder, Rising Tide Africa
Yemi Keri is one of the foremost Women in Technology in Nigeria. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Heckerbella Limited, a Technology Business Transformation company, and also a Partner at HolmenConsulting, an Information Technology Consulting firm.Yemi Keri has over 21 years... Read More →
avatar for Leonard Stiegeler

Leonard Stiegeler

Member of the Board of Directors, Ringier Africa AG
Tell me how you are creating a deeply impactful startup in Nigeria. I want to support you.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Studio Suite

9:30am

Social Media & Jobs: Rethinking The Future Of Work For Young People!
Limited Capacity full
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#SMWTechaholics a tech talk speakeasy event to get young, creative and savvy techpreneurs mentored by gurus in the evolving digital space. Techaholics event, hosted by @OnlineHubNG, follow a fireside chat format where industry influencers and thought leaders are asked questions revolving around the tech community in Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the World.

At the Social Media Week Lagos 2019 edition; the conversation will revolve around Social Media and Jobs: Rethinking the Future of Work for Young People as it relates to Nigeria's Technology Ecosystem to facilitate Innovation, Collaboration and Explore potential new frontiers of digital inclusion for young people.

When we talk about the impact of the Internet and Social Media on future jobs, it is important to bring youth to the center of the discussion, young people will live the future of work and can contribute to shaping it. What do young people think about the impact of the Social Media on employment? How do they see themselves in this scenario? What tools are necessary to take full advantage of the opportunities that the Social Media offers them? These will be some of the questions to be addressed at the speakeasy session.

Social Media platforms are replete with people who make it their life work to do the exceptional. They thrive online and take bold steps to do what needs to be done while leveraging the new media space. People will create the jobs of the future, not simply train for them, and social media is already central. It will undoubtedly play a greater role in the years ahead.

As it becomes crystal clear that quality engagement on social media is essential for rethinking the future of work, the question to ponder at #SMWTechaholics for Social Media Week Lagos 2019 edition, once again, is how to move forward. While a range of paths is possible, we cannot forget that we already have the tools to make the change happen... Let's Explore!

Speakers
avatar for Ishola Adebayo

Ishola Adebayo

Creative Director, OnlineHubNG
Ishola Adebayo is the Creative Director of Online Hub Educational Services (aka -- @OnlineHubNG –www.onlinehubng.com); Nigeria’s foremost Digital Content Platform. And also the Project Lead for RockSpace Nigeria (the 1st Co-Working Space & Ideation Lab in Abeokuta, Ogun State... Read More →
avatar for Vanessa Morris

Vanessa Morris

Program Manager, Konverge Media
Vanessa Morris is a certified Digital Marketer and also a certified trainer. She has garnered experience and expertise in the digital marketing sphere which has seen her work with some of the nation's leading media companies and brands such as Ultima Limited.Vanessa Morris is an astute... Read More →
avatar for Benita Nnachortam

Benita Nnachortam

Founder & Creative Director, Ben Teller Media & KUTA Nigeria
Benita Nnenna Nnachortam has over 5 years of experience in the Media Industry. Currently Benita is a Special Assistant/ Official Photographer at the Ogun State Governors Office, where she focuses on Documenting the Legacy of the Statesman Daily beyond the office premises as his Personal... Read More →
avatar for Ibukun Olusola

Ibukun Olusola

Innovation Strategist, Triangle Africa


Wednesday February 6, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Speakeasy Suite

12:00pm

NXT Level Conversations: Passion Fruit
Social Media has provided a platform for users to network, share their stories and grow their passion but nothing is more enjoyable than when passion turns to profit. Passion Fruit is a main stage discussion which sees Pop Up Africa in conversation with a leading food entrepreneur. Jessica Laditan, founder of Pop Up Africa asks about their journey into the food and drink industry in Nigeria and how to turn your passion for food into a money making success.  

Speakers
avatar for Reni Folawiyo

Reni Folawiyo

Founder & CEO, Alara
Mrs Folawiyo is the founder and CEO of Alara, a contemporary African design space in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.A graduate of law from the University of Warwick, Mrs Folawiyo practiced for 10 years before pursuing her passion for creative expression.Alara, the Yoruba word for... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:00pm - 12:45pm
AfricaNXT Stage

4:00pm

Finding Your Purpose & Unique Voice In The Age Of Social Media
Limited Capacity full
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In the age of social media, it is impossible to avoid the calls for finding your purpose and following your passion . Even louder are the calls to become your own boss, start your own business and become the next start-up superstar. But what if you can t find that one purpose or have many passions? What if you d rather succeed at a 9-5?

Finding Your Purpose & Unique Voice In The Age Of Social Media will explore the meaning of purpose and passion and their impacts on our mindsets in the age of social media. We ll then explore how to find your own unique voice, drive impact and find fulfillment on whichever life path you choose be it conventional or non-conventional.

Moderators
avatar for Tosin Durotoye

Tosin Durotoye

Founder, The Bloom Africa
Tosin Durotoye is a consultant strategist and the Founder of the Bloom Africa – an initiative that curates engagements and safe spaces for ambitious African women to connect, speak, learn and grow. Most recently, Tosin served as the Director of GreenHouse Lab where she established... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Foluso Gbadamosi

Foluso Gbadamosi

Director, Business Process & Technology, Prime Atlantic
Foluso is an extroverted, sweet-toothed IT Professional, Social Advocate and Technology Enthusiast. She views technology as a catalyst for personal and national development. She works at Prime Atlantic Group as Director, Business Process & Technology. She is an Executive Council Member... Read More →
avatar for Eghosa Nehikhare

Eghosa Nehikhare

General Manager, VigiPay, Venture Garden Group
Eghosa is the General Manager, VigiPay (Payments and Remittances) at Venture Garden Group (VGG), an innovative Information Technology, Data Automation and Payment Technology Company. VGG addresses the needs of developing economies by leveraging proven technology to enhance operational... Read More →
avatar for Chinedum Nwaneri

Chinedum Nwaneri

Founder & CEO, iga Premier Transportation Limited
Chinedum Nwaneri is the founder and Managing Director of iga - a premier transportation company, established in January 2015, that caters to domestic and international customers who access its world-class fleet and signature-chauffeured services, on-demand or in advance, via mobile... Read More →
avatar for Chika Uwazie

Chika Uwazie

Recruiter, Career Queen
Chika Uwazie is a human capital expert for small business owners who want to build amazing teams. Through her years as a serial entrepreneur, recruiter, and running a HR software company, she’s here to show you how to hire, retain, and inspire your employees while doing it on a... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Studio Suite

5:00pm

Beyond The Menu
The global growth in the food & drink industry and stiff competition has let to consumers wanting more than just good food, dining is now about the entire experience. Beyond the menu is a panel discussion around experiential dining in Nigeria. Our panel will be discussion why consumers want more than just good food and what they are doing to build on the dining experience, the growth of food & drink festivals, supper clubs and the future of experiential dining in Africa.

Speakers
avatar for Minjiba Cookey

Minjiba Cookey

Founder, Minjiba Cookey.com
avatar for Folayemi Agusto

Folayemi Agusto

Co-Founder, Eat Drink Lagos
avatar for Lola Daniyan

Lola Daniyan

Travel Content Creator & Travel Writer, Unravelling Nigeria
Lola Daniyan is a travel curator, travel content creator and the head travel writer at Unravelling Nigeria which is a Nigerian online travel resource. She's also the co-host of the good bad gang podcast. In her spare time, she likes to sleep, read and create mischief.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
AfricaNXT Stage
 
Thursday, February 7
 

12:30pm

Agritech For Profit In Emerging Markets
Limited Capacity seats available

Emerging Technology is disrupting the way agriculture is being practiced in Africa. Innovative technologies like blockchain, drones and soilless technologies are promoting inclusivity and increased profit for youths and city dwellers. As climate change continues to reduce crop productivity, it is important to explore technologies that are climate smart.

Agritech for profit in Emerging Markets is an intimate talk that will draw on the knowledge and experience of industry experts locally and internationally who will not only educate participants on effective strategies of tech use in agriculture but will expose opportunities, networks and organizations to help put this knowledge to good use.

Participants will learn from experts:
  • how the use of tech in Agriculture can proffer a sustainable solution to youth unemployment in Nigeria and how they can use it to create wealth.
  • how aggregators, commodity traders and smallholder farmers can earn more profits trading their commodities on a blockchain base exchange.
  • how city dwellers can grow fresh foods (Tomatoes, vegetables) with little use of water, space and resources for good health and extra income.
  • how key actors involved in crop production can use drones as a cost-effective and real-time innovative way of acquiring data to guide farmers decisions for productivity and increased returns on investment.

Speakers
avatar for Samson Ogbole

Samson Ogbole

Co-founder, PS Nutraceuticals Int ltd
Agriculture for Mr. Samson is more than just food production (zero hunger), it is the foundation for sustainable development, job creation (no poverty), healthier living as well as national development. He believes agriculture must adopt the business mindset, technology, automation... Read More →
avatar for Olalekan Sipasi

Olalekan Sipasi

CEO/Founder, ProtectOzone
Sipasi Olalekan Ayodele is the CEO of L’Afrika Integrated Farms, ONE Champion 2017, Fellow Thinking School Africa, 2016 Winner of the African Youth Award in Agriculture, a seasoned NYSC SDGs Facilitator, The Future Award Africa for Agriculture nominee and the CEO/Founder of ProtectOzone... Read More →
avatar for Lilian Akunna Onyegbulam

Lilian Akunna Onyegbulam

Academic Staff, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Abia State
Innovative, passionate, food value chain and agribusiness incubation expert, witty development researcher and a polyglot best describes me. I have varied experiences working with United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization in Rome, Italy promoting demand-led research extension... Read More →
avatar for Aliu Oluwafemi Royal

Aliu Oluwafemi Royal

Founder, MyFarmbase Africa
Aliu Oluwafemi Royal is the Founder of Nigeria’s Agric-tech Organization, MyFarmbase Africa (http://myfarmbase.com.ng) leveraging ICT/digital media for quality research, extension and sustainable agricultural development in Sub Saharan Africa.Femi was named amongst 2017 AAIN top... Read More →
avatar for Lateef Sanni

Lateef Sanni

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development), Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta
I am passionate about user friendly technological advancement for sustainable development. I am a team player, go getter and always strive for excellence.


Thursday February 7, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Speakeasy Suite

5:45pm

Work Free! A Guide To Freelancing In The New Economy
Limited Capacity full
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Are you recently out of a job and exploring options?
Do you have technical skills but have no idea how to monetize your skills?
Are you fresh out of College or NYSC and serious about becoming a productive, problem-solving, income earner?

Participate in the Work Free! A Guide To Freelancing In The New Economy Masterclass and come away with practical advice, life hacks, tools, and tangible next steps to earning an income as a freelance worker.

Speakers
avatar for Simi Lawoyin

Simi Lawoyin

Learning Design Expert
I am passionate about human capacity development and education. Having managed a portfolio of capacity development projects, including ReadySetWork and CodeLagos, and as Founder of JASS Academy (a bootcamp developing young people for jobs of the new economy), I am convinced that we... Read More →


Thursday February 7, 2019 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Masterclass Suite
 
Friday, February 8
 

1:30pm

Preparing For Your Wealth Journey
If you are young, you will need to start thinking about your career and financial future. We would like to help with that.
This applies whether you are just starting out in your career, or you have a leg up on the employment.

Come and join Dr. Dipo Awojide (@OgbeniDipo on Twitter), as we discuss some of the basics of preparing yourself for a consistent career and managing the rewards that come along for a lifetime of gains.

We look forward to you joining us.

PS: There might be a surprise appearance.

Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Innovation Stage

2:30pm

Tales From The Field: Sharing Our Side Hustle Experiences
Limited Capacity full
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It is now the norm for people to have a side hustle whilst holding a full time job. The reason for this ranges from the need to supplement ones income either to meet basic needs or fund a desired lifestyle, or even as an opportunity to find expression for interests and hobbies with a view to making additional income. Side hustlers often find out that the challenges they face are somewhat different from those that full time entrepreneurs face and they wonder how to surmount the challenges.

"Tales From The Field: Sharing Our Side Hustle Experiences" will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn all about the side hustle life from people who have started various side hustles and are already earning income from them. This event is targeted at employees who have side hustles, employees who have ideas/ hobbies/ interests they would like to profit from, and also people who have absolutely no idea about starting a side hustle but would love to start one.

Overall, attendees interacting with each other will find out that the journey towards building a side hustle can be made smoother by identifying the community of people who they can turn to when they need support and ultimately learn to share their own stories to encourage other people.

The meetup will be very interactive drawing from everyone's experiences. Attendees will learn how to:
  • Juggle various responsibilities whilst managing a side hustle
  • Use social media and the internet to enhance their side hustles
  • Develop the skills required in managing side hustles
  • Identify pitfalls and challenges that come with side hustling and strategies to adopt in surmounting them
  • Network with other attendees for mutual gain

Speakers
avatar for Gbubemi Atimomo

Gbubemi Atimomo

Consultant, Business in Tandem Ltd
Gbubemi is a Human Resource & Business Consultant with career experiences spanning various roles in not for profit, consulting, investment banking, and enterprise development sectors. He is the founder of SideHustleNG, an entrepreneurship advocacy initiative launched to provide advice... Read More →
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Usman Imanah

Corporate Communications Head, stanbicibtc
Usman is an Experienced Corporate Communications Professional with special interest in Brand Management, Media & Public Relations, Integrated Marketing Communication, New Media & Stakeholder Management. He is a prolific writer, amazing orator and an inspiring lover of God. He is currently... Read More →
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Folasade Ogunwale

Founder & CEO, Carissas Clothings
Folasade is the Founder and CEO of Carissas Clothings, a women's fashion house. Prior to starting her business, she had worked in Customer Service and Sales roles within Zenith Bank Plc for over twelve years. She started her business as a hobby ten years ago, selling clothes to her... Read More →


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