The LSE Africa Summit Research Conference is scheduled to take place on the 4th of April 2014 at the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, London, from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm. The theme of the conference will be ‘Emerging trends in African Entrepreneurship’.
This conference will be host to many influential African thinkers and personalities including: Keynote speaker- Obiageli Ezekwesili (Co-Founder of Transparency International), Max Bankole Jarrett (Deputy Director Africa Progress Panel Secretariat) , GUBA Exceptional Achievement Award winner – Herman Kojo Chinery-Hesse of (CEO of SOFT Tribe) and GUBA Founder and CEO Dentaa Amoateng.
The day will be split into four panel discussions on areas of Finance and Investment, Agriculture/AgriBusiness, Women and New Frontiers. Following the panel discussions and reviews of research papers on the trends of entrepreneurship in Africa on the four chosen areas, will be a roundtable discussion.
Dentaa, alongside Richard Dowden, David Campbell and others will be taking part in a roundtable discussion addressing the current trends and issues pertaining to Entrepreneurship in Africa.
The research conference is expected to provide strategic insight into Africa’s potential in entrepreneurship and its socio-economic effects on the continent by discussing the latest evidence coming both from within and outside the continent.