GLOBAL AGENDA

Congress program - Thematic Sessions

How Smart Cities can Accelerate the Transformation in Africa

Wednesday, 15
14:15 - 15:15
Gran Via, Hall 2, Congress Area - Room 1

Since the Smart Africa Manifesto was adopted in 2013 to stimulate socio-economic development through ICT, several countries have worked to make it actionable. However, many still struggle to leverage growth into sustainable development policies and plans. What are the key enablers to support the implementation of smart initiatives to accelerate the transformation in Africa? What are the challenges to make more countries involved in the process?

Keywords: urban transformation; inclusive; basic services; equitable; digital transformation

Keywords:

  • Economy

Participants:

Moderator

Emery Rubagenga

Kigali Rwanda

CEO

ROKA RWANDA

Speaker

Hakima Fasly

Casablanca Morocco

Vice Mayor

Municipality of Casablanca

Speaker

Erias (Ssalongo) Lukwago

Kampala Uganda

Lord Mayor

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

Speaker

Daniel Eric Clive Laurent

Port Louis Mauritius

Lord Mayor

Maire de Port-Louis

Speaker

Riad Hartani

Alger Algeria

Founder

Padovani Ventures

Speaker

Fatitha Slimani

Alger Algeria

Responsible of Alger Smart City Project

City of Alger

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