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Monday, February 4
 

9:30am

Wellness & You
Limited Capacity full
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Join us for an engaging discussion where we will explore the full scope of wellness and how to harness the resources around you to improve your overall wellness.

Speakers
avatar for Oyinkan Talabi

Oyinkan Talabi

Wellness Coach, Bodyworks Nigeria
Oyinkan Talabi is a wellness coach who works with individuals and organizations to get the best out of themselves and their teams. She currently hosts the fitness segment on Health matters on TVC. She writes for various magazines like The Guardian newspaper, Exquisite woman magazine... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
OFFLINE Wellness Studio

1:00pm

Women Of Wordpress
Limited Capacity seats available

The Women in WordPress talk brings together a diverse group of women from across Nigeria for an informal & honest discussion. It also aims to propose ways to help each other out within and outside the WordPress community, locally and globally.

Aiming to inspire and encourage the WordPress community, but women in particular, participants will discuss their achievements, struggles, and share advice to those just starting out. We will talk about how men can be better allies to women overall, but especially to those who are just starting out their WordPress journey, whether in development, design, marketing, or blogging.

Moderators
avatar for Mary Job

Mary Job

Founder/Product Manager, How Do You Tech
Mary is a Writer & Founder at How Do You Tech. They curate correct answers to specific 'how do you' questions in Tech! She is a mentor at Uwani Hub located in Ijebu-Imusin area of Ogun State; a foundation set up to teach women and girls how to use information, communication technologies... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Adedayo Adeniyi

Adedayo Adeniyi

Founder, Jibi Tech
Adedayo is a veteran PHP developer and a CMS enthusiast, with over a decade of experience in helping clients achieve their business needs using technology. | | She has worn many hats over the years, including J2ME Programmer, CMS Developer, Happiness Engineer, and more, and still... Read More →
avatar for Itohan Kukoyi

Itohan Kukoyi

Founder, Sotaria Agency
Itohan has always been in awe of all things digital and stumbled on website building by chance when she tried to build her own e-store 5 years ago. She went back to 9-5 but discovered WordPress and has been on this awesome journey since then.She says WordPress has helped her redefine... Read More →
avatar for Grace Ashama

Grace Ashama

Founder/Designer, Phgita
Grace Ashama is a design and technology enthusiast designing for brands rooted in goodness. She helps them put out their message, gain visibility, stand out, and confidently connect to their audience through powerful strategy, intentional design, and engaging experiences.A graduate... Read More →
avatar for Eva Etese

Eva Etese

Founder, Hub30 CoWork
Eva Etese is a serial entrepreneur and network security professional.She is the founder of Hub30 Cowork, a community-driven coworking space in Lagos State, Nigeria.She is a serial entrepreneur who finds satisfaction and passion in making changes in her community.She is the founder... Read More →
avatar for Damilola Robert

Damilola Robert

CTO, Devcounty Digital
Damilola Robert is your go to guy for everything digital marketing strategy, website design and UI/UX development. He specializes in helping businesses get it right online. As CTO of Devcounty Digital, a digital marketing agency, he has worked with both local and international brands.Damilola... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
NXT Lit Lab

2:30pm

Corporate Story Telling: Positioning Your Brand For Premium Partnerships & Investments
Storytelling Takes Corporate Communications To The Next Level!

Every organization is in a constant state of change and evolution. Starting out as startups, the goal of every organization is to one day become a bigger brand and possibly an international one. Even established corporations need to be able to create narratives that will further reinforce their brand and positioning while attracting bigger value investments and partnerships

Investing in corporate storytelling with a well-crafted narrative strategically aligned with business objectives can help potential investors and partners visualize the transformation of an organization as well picture opportunities for partnerships and investments. Through storytelling, an organization can share their vision and position themselves to the right audience which in turn can attract premium partnerships and investments.

This session led by global public relations and communication expert, Claudine Moore will gives insights into the art of corporate storytelling, especially in the age of social media and technology as well as explore case studies of startup brands that have leveraged on strategic storytelling to grow into multinationals.

Participants with some background in communication and public relations are invited to attend to learn how to:
  • create a corporate narrative that helps attract potential investors and high value partnership.
  • use corporate story telling to reinforce their brand and positioning in their industry by exploring case studies of brands that have leveraged on this effectively.

Speakers
avatar for Claudine Moore

Claudine Moore

Managing Director, C.Moore Media International Public Relations
Claudine Moore is an international award-winning PR and communications executive and board member of Social Media Week, Lagos. Claudine’s career spans over 15 years of working with brands including Hill & Knowlton Strategies, Coca-Cola, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Louis Vuitton and... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Experience Stage

2:30pm

Tales Of The Start By Startups
Limited Capacity seats available

Everyone and their cousin wants to own or be called a Founder of a Startup. But what does it really mean to own AND run a Startup?


Tales of the Start by Startups is an intimate chat and behind the scenes look at popular Startups in Nigeria. We'll sit down with two startup founders to break down the HOW & the WHY behind these businesses and what their stories were like in the beginning.

We also know that, as they say, the Start is the most important part. We will drill down on the birthing pains behind these businesses, the mistakes they made in the beginning and the advice that they have for other people intending to own Startups.

Speakers
avatar for Olumide Soyombo

Olumide Soyombo

Partner, Bluechip Technologies
avatar for Joshua Chibueze

Joshua Chibueze

Co-founder/CMO, Piggy Bank
avatar for Busola Bakinson

Busola Bakinson

Deputy Sector Head, Technology, Media & Entertainment, Jackson,Etti & Edu
Busola is an Associate in the Intellectual Property (IP) Department and the Deputy sector head of the Technology, media and entertainment sector of Jackson, Etti and Edu.She provides general legal support and advice in all aspects of this practice area, including Trademarks, Patent... Read More →
avatar for Onyeka Akumah

Onyeka Akumah

CEO and Founder, Farmcrowdy
Onyeka Akumah is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farmcrowdy leading a team of 40 innovative Nigerians to establish Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture platform which has so far impacted the lives of over 7,000 small-scale farmers across 10 states in Nigeria in less than... Read More →


Monday February 4, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Speakeasy Suite
 
Tuesday, February 5
 

11:00am

#Stories: Re-Imagining The Future Of Travel In Africa With Obinna Ekezie of Wakanow.com
Limited Capacity seats available

This year s #TRAVELAFRICADAY key conversation aptly features Wakanow.com CEO Obinna Ekezie. Wakanow at the close of 2018 raised one of Nigeria s highest single round investments by a non-online shopping business, which is a testament to the viability of Nigeria s and Africa s online travel space.

Leading this conversation will be Adeyemi Adepetu, Tech Editor for The Guardian. This spirited discussion will offer insights on how to scale in the travel and tech sectors. Obinna Ekezie will share his learnings and best practices as an early entrant in the space as well as offer thoughts on what the future of travel looks like for Africa.

#TRAVELAFRICDAY programming highlights the interconnection between travel and digital media. The days events provide answers to how technology and digital media impact travel and tourism in Nigeria and across Africa

#TRAVELAFRICADAY is supported by Virgin Atlantic and The Wheatbaker


Speakers
avatar for Obinna Ekezie

Obinna Ekezie

CEO/ Co-founder, Wakanow.com
Mr. Obinna Ekezie, is the MD/CEO and Co-founder of Wakanow.com, Africa’s leading Online and Retail Travel Company. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Business at the University of Maryland. He is also a TQM professional having completed the IBM Total Quality Management business... Read More →
avatar for Adeyemi Adepetun

Adeyemi Adepetun

ICT Journalist, The Guardian Newspapers
I work with The Guardian Newspapers, Lagos as the Tech Editor with almost a decade experience. An award winning journalist and also well traveled, attending and covering both local and international ICT events.


Tuesday February 5, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Experience Stage

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

NXT LEVEL Conversations: A Traveler’s Tale w/ Noble Igwe
Limited Capacity seats available

Storytelling has always been an integral part of how we as Africans share our history and culture. This tradition of storytelling continues and is further amplified in our hyperconnected always on world. As Africans we can share our stories, our culture and our cities with the world. Noble Igwe is a great example of how one can use social to tell great stories and promote local culture. His recent brand partnership with Maltina took his followers on a journey of discovery across Nigeria and shared the stories of people and cities throughout the country. In this session we’ll gain insights on traveling locally, the importance of celebrating local culture and fun things to when traveling the country.

Tuesday February 5, 2019 12:00pm - 12:45pm
AfricaNXT Stage

12:30pm

One Africa, One App: Building The Bank Of The Future
Tagged “One Africa, One App,” the conversation with Segun Agbaje, CEO & MD of GT Bank will focus on the role of banks in Africa’s rapidly changing digital and financial services landscape.

With the digital revolution and mobile technologies opening up the financial services sector to non-banks, and customers increasingly finding more value in financial services delivered outside of the banking sector, the future of banking looks less in banking halls and more in the palms of consumers.

Segun will speak on, and answer questions about, what this fundamental shift in the creation and use of financial services will mean for the future relationship between banks and customers.

Featuring Segun Agbaje!

Tuesday February 5, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Innovation Stage

12:30pm

Things Fall Apart: Can Traditional African Storytelling Save Content Marketing?
Limited Capacity filling up

Story Story Once upon a time when you heard that phrase, you knew a remarkable story was about to leave you covered in goosebumps. The times may have changed rapidly but something about stories and how they have been told needs to be re-lived, even now that these tales are no longer told by moonlight.

The digital space is more saturated than ever; everything is calling for our attention. With a library worth of content to scroll through daily, We don't have 30 seconds to be interrupted but will give 30 minutes to hear a great story. So the Big Questions: What ingredients make a great story? What is it about a story that makes your audience itch for more and be more than willing to share it?

Why are our content marketing efforts not pulling in the weight, why are our stories not sticking? Maybe we ve been doing it all wrong, maybe we need to go back to our old stories and have a rethink.

In this talk we will explore what content marketing can borrow from traditional African storytelling to build brands that stick!

We ll look at the approaches of the most successful story-led campaigns, books, movies, and the fundamental principles of what works to engage an audience. We will also look at the role of storytellers as gatekeepers and How digital storytellers can chronicle lifestyle and culture as it evolves as well as create rich digital experiences that supports rather than disrupts.

You ll leave inspired to reboot your content strategy and be armed with the how of storytelling for creating the remarkable brands of the future that captures and holds the attention of digital natives.

Speakers
avatar for Charles Isidi

Charles Isidi

Head, Strategy and Design, Triift Africa
I am a digital storyteller and a curious conceptual thinker passionate about brand communications and digital strategy development. The best stories always win and crafting brand stories that resonates, sparks meaningful conversations, tickles the audience in the right spots and drive... Read More →
avatar for Oluwatobi Oreoluwa

Oluwatobi Oreoluwa

Founder/ Creative director, Alága Collections
Oluwatobi Oreoluwa is the founder & Creative director of Alága Collections, a furniture company based in Lagos Nigeria. Alága uses furniture design to tell African stories.His interests encompass culture, story telling, history, design thinking, interior design, furniture design... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Speakeasy Suite

2:30pm

Redefining The Beauty Of African Hair
Limited Capacity seats available

Who sets the standards on what is perceived as acceptable hair on an African? Why are we afraid of the kink in our roots? How do we redefine the standard of Beautiful African hair?

In recognizing who we are, we able to respect and improve ourselves as individuals; in turn our immediate environment and the world. Redefining The Beauty of African Hair is a conversation that will dig deep in examining our self worth as Africans starting with our crowns. In the famous words of Lucille Ball "Love yourself first and then everything else falls into line".

We will discuss:
  • A fresh perspective on what it means to be beautiful  
  • How social media is shifting the mindset that western standards (straight hair) are the only acceptable norm. 
  • Breaking negative stereotypes around African hair.
  • How social media is creating new role models for African identity.

Speakers
avatar for Ade Balogun

Ade Balogun

CEO, Locitude
Ade is the founder and CEO of Locitude Enterprise, a business that functions as a platform for thousands of people with dreadlocks (locs).After 4 years of battling with societal acceptance of dreadlocks, limited styling options and unprofessional salon services, Ade re-created styles... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
NXT Lit Lab

3:30pm

Being A Designer: Connecting The Dots
Limited Capacity full
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The career path to becoming a designer is not clearly defined and designers have been forced to forge their own path and grow their skills from mere enthusiasm to expert level. With software taking over almost every aspect of our lives and as tech steadily gains strength, technology design is growing fast. Tech giants like Facebook, Google, Uber, AirBnB and the likes are seeking and recruiting local designers each year.

During this talk, FigmaAfrica, through its Global Design Community aims to activate ongoing conversations about the key role of the next generation of tech professionals to the burgeoning tech scene in Africa while also highlighting their contributions towards socio-economic growth and development of the region.

Speakers
avatar for Florence Dairo

Florence Dairo

Amplified Payments, Product designer
avatar for Kome Sideso

Kome Sideso

Product Designer, Co-Creation Hub Nigeria
User Experience Designer @Cc_HUB | Tech Enthusiast | Designer Advocate @figmadesign @figmaAfrica | STEM Facilitator @AcCcHUB... Read More →
avatar for Catherine Sutherland

Catherine Sutherland

Director of Communications, Co-creation Hub
I'm passionate about the power of media and communications technologies, cultures and practices. Mediums and messages continue to influence, impact and unlock human value in increasingly creative ways. As a communications professional that has worked in the public and private sector... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
NXT Workshop

4:00pm

Stories From The South - Exploring Opportunities & Innovation In Nigeria's South South
Limited Capacity seats available

Stories From The South - Exploring Opportunities & Innovation In Nigeria's South South will provide a platform to share outstanding stories and lessons about innovation, science, arts and technology from Nigeria's South South region.

The Speakeasy format makes it easier for participants to interact and engage on likely opportunities and inspiration that the stories can help birth.

Speakers
avatar for Enwongo Cleopas

Enwongo Cleopas

Roothub, Legal Adviser
I am a legal practitioner and an Alternative Dispute Resolution specialist. Currently on my plate right now is me bridging my passion for gender equality with justice for the environment and tech advocacy.
avatar for Damola Morenikeji

Damola Morenikeji

COO, Joy, Inc.
Damola Morenikeji is COO of Joy, Inc., the benefit corporation building a generation of happier, flourishing and fearless young Africans leveraging the latest research on happiness, resilience and human flourishing. He led Strategy and Innovation at The Roothub – a collaborative... Read More →
avatar for Tony Onuk

Tony Onuk

Co-Founder, The Roothub


Tuesday February 5, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Speakeasy Suite
 
Wednesday, February 6
 

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... 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

Tech. Analyst, OnlineHubNG
Ibukun Olusola is a Technical Analyst at @OnlineHubNG and Communications Manager at RockSpace Nigeria. He is a Tech. Innovator & Developer whose objective is to contribute exceptional technological proficiency and professionalism to the socio-economic development of his community... Read More →


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

12:30pm

Stop Hustling - Living A Life Of Dignity, Steadfastness & Joy
Limited Capacity full
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With the imploding rise of technology and time spent on social media, several young professionals find themselves unhappy, making comparison with others on their timelines, and put efforts in what they refer to as their hustle.

The Stop Hustling - Living A Life Of Dignity, Steadfastness & Joy session leverages the latest research and evidence on resilience, decision making and happiness integrated with the personal stories and experiences from the selected speakers to help attendees build a career with dignity steadiness and value.

Speakers
avatar for Chude Jideonwo

Chude Jideonwo

Founder, Joy, Inc.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Studio Suite

1:00pm

Women In Animation
Limited Capacity seats available

Women in Animation will provide insight into the successes of women in the Nigerian animation industry. It will highlight the struggles, as well as the vital role which women have to play in a developing industry. The session will site global trends about women in animation and highlight the increasing opportunities for women in Nigeria.

Speakers
avatar for Eguvwe Yugbovwre (Emy)

Eguvwe Yugbovwre (Emy)

Creative Director, Ajebotoons Animation Studio
Ajebotoons Animation Studio
avatar for Omoyefe Majoroh

Omoyefe Majoroh

Production Generalist, Komotion Studios
Komotion Studios


Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
NXT Lit Lab

2:30pm

Leveraging AI In The Digital Age For Improved Business Outcomes
Limited Capacity filling up

Modern business requires that artificial intelligence (AI) be integrated into processes to create more efficient systems. Leveraging AI In The Digital Age For Improved Business Outcomes is a speakeasy session that demystifies AI and adopts a practical based approach to the applications of AI for business.

This session is best suited for advanced level technologist. Attendees should have a practical /interactive based mindset and also a deeper understanding of business processes.

Speakers
avatar for Yinka Ntia

Yinka Ntia

Director, Technology & Business, Signal Alliance
Yinka is an experienced technology expert with over 20 years of experience working for several companies in Nigeria and UK.
avatar for Uchechi Nwaukwa

Uchechi Nwaukwa

Azure Practice Lead, Signal Alliance
Uchechi is an AI specialist and has worked with several companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Airtel and Etisalat.
avatar for Collins Onuegbu

Collins Onuegbu

EVC, Signal Alliance


Wednesday February 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Speakeasy Suite

5:30pm

Sleep Is Your Superpower!
Limited Capacity full
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Grab a blanket and join us for Sleep Is Your Superpower! an interactive speakeasy session where we will discuss:

  • The effects of sleep (and the lack of it) on productivity.
  • How technology can reduce sleep quality, with a look at how blue light, light and noise pollution affect sleep.
  • How to sleep better without drugs
  • Everyday foods that improve sleep quality
  • How music and technology including mobile light filters, sleep aids and apps can improve sleep quality

Speakers
avatar for Ore Fakorede

Ore Fakorede

Founder, relea:se lifestyle co.
relea:se


Wednesday February 6, 2019 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Speakeasy Suite
 
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

Lecturer, Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike
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... 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
 
Friday, February 8
 

8:30am

Rise & Shine...Affirmations
Limited Capacity seats available

One of the fundamentals of meditations to be in a relaxed, calm and tranquil state of being. To let go of your worries, release stress and acknowledge your thoughts without holding on. Affirmations are going to help you with all of these and much more, including focus, concentration and even dedication to your practice.

Speakers
avatar for P.J. Okocha

P.J. Okocha

Co- Founder, PS Nutrac Agriculture
PS Nutraceuticals aims to use technology as a tool to eliminate the challenges the Agriculture sector faces. Aeroponics, is one of the most recent agricultural technologies. Plants can be planted in the air without soil and applying minimal water usage. Speed of growth is increased... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 8:30am - 9:15am
OFFLINE Wellness Studio

9:30am

African Women Changing The Sexist Poverty Narrative
Limited Capacity seats available

Poverty is Sexist. The African woman is a powerful force of nature during times of prosperity and takes the worse heat during times of economic hardships and survival.

How can African women live the best version of their lives on their own terms? How can African women be supported in leadership roles in business, governance and politics to manifest lasting social and economic change on the African continent? During this session we will discuss the importance of walking in purpose, how to grow a passion into a thriving and profitable businesses and how African Women can (and are) changing the sexist poverty narrative in Africa. Learn: How to find and brand your voice How and what channels exist to grow your voice into thriving and profitable businesses. Systemic goal setting aimed at helping you become financially independent year in year out.

Speakers
avatar for Ambassador Ayoola Olukanni

Ambassador Ayoola Olukanni

Director General, The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agricultur
Director-General, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture
avatar for Mmanti Umoh

Mmanti Umoh

Lead, Management Consultant, The PurplePatch Consults | TEENNATION
Chair, Council-Future-Plan for Nigeria - the foremost interdisciplinary knowledge network dedicated to promoting innovative thinking to shape a sustainable and inclusive future for all. Mmanti is a public policy professional and Management Consultant with broad experience across the... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Speakeasy Suite

10:45am

Understanding Autism Through Technology: My Asd Story
Limited Capacity seats available

Understanding Autism Through Technology: My ASD Story is a impactful session where persons on the Autism Spectrum Disorder will share their lives with the audience in a bid to reiterate the need for acceptance and understanding. This session will include a tutorial on how to use social media platforms to tell your own health story.

Speakers
avatar for Solape Azazi

Solape Azazi

Executive Director, Cradle Lounge
Solape Azazi is the Executive Director & Founder of Cradle Lounge, a holiday club for children between the ages of 2-8, where they explore their creativity through arts & craft.She is a wife and mother of 2 boys, one of who was diagnosed with ASD at the age of 3.Because little is... Read More →
avatar for Toks Bakare

Toks Bakare

Executive Director, Asktoks.com
Toks Bakare is an international behaviour analyst who has over a decade of experience in the field of developmental psychology. She is an independent specialist consultant, providing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) services to children with autism, other pervasive developmental disorders... Read More →
avatar for Ijeoma Ugwu

Ijeoma Ugwu

Food Scientist, Brainfoods for Guts and Psychology
Ijeoma Ugwu is a Food Scientist cum Nutritionist. Founder Brainfoods for Guts and Psychology. She is passionate about nutrition as a tool for management of chronic illnesses. She doubles as a nutritional therapist and health food creator producing gluten free foods. She advocates... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm
Masterclass Suite

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
 

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