September 23 & 24, 2021 (GMT+2)

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Kigali Convention Centre

Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda

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9 AM

Presentation by Rwanda Convention Bureau
Opening Remarks- Jeffers Miruka, AfSAE President

Official Opening:
Proposed H.E Paul Kagame- President of the Republic of Rwanda

10 AM

Opening Keynote Address
The Role of Private Sector Associations in Unlocking Opportunities in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Proposed: H.E Wamkele Mene: Secretary General, AfCTA

10:30 AM

Panel Discussion 1: Exploring Opportunities; Confronting the Challenges: Why African Associations Must Engage in AfCFTA
Panelists during this session will argue why African associations should seek to actively participate in conversations aimed at realizing the African Continental Free Trade Area

Proposed Panelists:
1. Rwanda Association of Manufacturers
2. Rwanda Medical Association
3. Rwanda Chamber of Commerce

11:25 AM

Plenary Session
Opportunity for African Associations in the Africa Agenda 2063- AU/ADB representative
Proposed: Akinwumi A. Adesina – President, Africa Development Bank (ADB)

1:10 PM

Plenary Session
Global Trends that Define 2021- and beyond

1. Gregg Talley- AfSAE Board Member
2. African Association Executive

2 PM

Association Advance Africa Awards Ceremony
AfSAE Secretariat

2:30 PM

3 PM

Day one Wrap up
Summit Moderator