3 October 2018
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Innovation Key to Africa's 21st Century Infrastructure [Register Now]

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A signature event by the Corporate Council on Africa

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) will host the U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference on November 5-6 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

CCA's Infrastructure Conference will showcase innovative solutions in ICT, energy and transportation to U.S. and African government and private sector actors and highlight novel approaches that infrastructure leaders have implemented to make ambitious projects a reality.

Attendees will include African and U.S. government officials, financiers, project developers and senior representatives of bilateral and multilateral financial institutions who will share innovative financing approaches and platforms for African infrastructure projects.

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Opening Plenary

For the past two decades, increased investment in infrastructure has been one of the main drivers behind Africa's economic growth.

However, the potential is far from met. More attention is needed on how innovative technologies and approaches, including leveraging public-private partnerships, can provide Africa's expanding population with reliable electricity, affordable housing, efficient transport and other critical infrastructure.

Panelists in this high-level plenary will discuss how their companies are approaching major infrastructure projects, overcoming key constraints, and seizing opportunities for innovation in investment.


Sola David-Borha, CEO, Rest of Africa, Standard Bank

Farid Fezoua, President and CEO, GE Africa

William (Bill) Killeen, CEO, Acrow Bridge

David Picard, Region Manager, Africa/Middle East, Caterpillar

Interested in exploring innovative solutions to Africa's infrastructure investment needs? Hear from the above industry experts on best practices for success.

Sponsorship Opportunities - contact Carla Battle at cbattle@corporatecouncilonafrica

Media Inquiries - contact Olaotan Awoyomi at oawoyomi@corporatecouncilonafrica

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