The programme of the 2020 edition

PROGRAMME OF THURSDAY 10 DECEMBER 2020

Opening Ceremony
Plenary session and opening of the Choiseul Africa Business Forum

9h15 - 10h15
Africa - Europe
Analysing the efficiency of European aid to the emergence of the African private sector

10h30 - 11h45
Education
Higher education and needs of the continent: taking on the African challenge of employability

10h30 - 11h45
Infrastructure
Which financing models to meet Africa’s infrastructure needs?

10h30 - 11h45
Country in the spothlight


12h00 - 13h15
CSR
Corporate social responsibility in Africa: working for virtuous value creation

12h00 - 13h15
Cultural Industries
The impact of the media industry at the service of an influential corporate strategy

12h00 - 13h15
Lunch Break
Lunch cocktail & networking

13h30 - 14h30
Ports and logistics
From the port to the hinterland: strengthening the gateways to a globally-connected Africa

14h30 - 15h45
Africa and Nice Metropolis
Which cooperation models between Africa and the French Riviera?

14h30 - 15h45
Digital
The digitalisation of Africa: seizing the opportunities of a cross-sectoral paradigm shift

14h30 - 15h45
Choiseul 100 Africa
Presentation of the 2020 edition of the ranking Choiseul 100 Africa

14h30 - 15h45
Africa and Russia
Africa and Russia :
which priorities for a new partnership?

16h00 - 17h15
Invest in Niger
Which investment opportunities in this developing country ?

16h00 - 17h15
Gala Evening
Reception and cocktail dinner at the Villa Massena

19h00 - 22h30

PROGRAMME OF FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER 2020

Choiseul Impact
Structuring a major project in Africa: operational feedback and deciphering of ecosystems

09h15 - 10h30
Energy
The private sector, driver of the African energy transition

09h15 - 10h30
Agribusiness
Roadmap to unleash the potential of African agriculture: companies as a driver of change

09h15 - 10h30
SME
Which funding schemes for the development of African SMEs?

10h30 - 11h45
Sport Business
Which governance models for a value-creating sport industry?

10h30 - 11h45
Real Estate
Is Africa the new Eldorado of real estate?

10h30 - 11h45
Choiseul Africa Awards
Choiseul Africa Awards ceremony

12h00 - 12h30
Closing Ceremony
Closing ceremony

12h30 - 13h00
Closing lunch
Closing lunch

13h00 - 14h30