TANCon2009 - December 2009 - Virgin Territories: A New Market for Innovative Investment
The African Network
Schedule

Friday, December 4, 2009

10:00am – 8:00pm 

Registration Open for All Participants  

Lobby

10:30am – 10:40

10:40-11:00

11:00am – 11:05am

Welcome by TAN Member

Remarks by SLBF

Introduction of Friday Morning Keynote by
Roselynn Lewis

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

11:05am – 12:05pm

Friday Morning Keynote Address by
Chief Executive Officer Development Partners International, Runa Alam

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

7:30pm -10:00pm

Cocktail Reception

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

 

Saturday, December 5, 2009

7:00 – 8:00am

Networking Breakfast 

Lobby

8:00 – 8:05am

TANCon 2009 Sierra Leone declared open by TAN Member 
Yaw Owusu

Prof. D. R. Gwynne-Jones Hall

8:05 – 8:15am

TANCon Sierra Leone 2009 theme and Introduction of Morning Keynote by TAN President & CEO Paschal Iwuh

Prof. D. R. Gwynne-Jones Hall

8:15 – 9:15am

Morning Keynote Address by
His Excellency, President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma (Invited)

Prof. D. R. Gwynne-Jones Hall

9:15 – 9:30am

Networking Break

Prof. D. R. Gwynne-Jones Hall

9:30 – 10:30am

Panel Session #1

Developing Venture Capital & Private Equity in Post Conflict Countries

Renewable Energy: The Potential for Africa

 

Prof. D. R. Gwynne-Jones Hall

 

 

 

 

 


Conference Hall

10:30 – 10:40am

Networking Break 

 

10:40 – 11:40am

Panel Session #2

Sierra Leone: An Investment Destination

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

11:40 – 11:50pm

Networking Break

 

11:50 – 12:50pm

Panel Session #3  

How Africa can feed itself & the World

Developing an African Tourism Brand

 

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

 

 

 



Conference Hall

12:50 – 1:50pm

Lunch

Beach Front Gardens

1:50 – 1:55pm

Introduction of Afternoon Keynote by TBA 

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

1:55 – 2:55pm

Afternoon Keynote Address by Nannette Cutliff

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

2:55 – 3:55pm

Panel Session #4 

Infrastructure: A Catalyst for Sustainable Development

The role of ICT in Increasing Productivity and fostering growth

 

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

 

 

 


 

Conference Hall

3:55 – 4:00pm

4:00 – 5:00pm

Networking Break

Panel Session #5

Governments Role in Fostering Entrepreneurship

 

 

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

 

5:00 – 5:05pm       

5:05 – 6:05pm

Networking Break

Panel Session #6

Turning the Resource Curse around

  • John Sisay
  • London Mining (invited)
  • African Minerals (invited)
  • Moderator: Beatrice Chaytor

Creating Wealth & Social Impact

 



Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

 

 

 


Conference Hall

6:00 – 6:05pm

Introduction of Evening Keynote by TAN Chief Financial Officer
Gordon Williams

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

6:05 – 6:50pm

Evening Keynote Address by
Founder of TIE, Chairman of Mara Wildlife Conservation, A.J. Patel

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

6:50 – 7:00pm

Closing Comments by TANCon Chair & ISOC Chair
Conrad Coyanda-Parkzes

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

7:30pm

Depart for State House

Lobby

8:00pm

Gala Reception & Entrepreneurship Awards

Gala Keynote Address by
President, F. E Jordan & Associates, Mr. Frederick Jordan

State House Gardens

 

Sunday December 6, 2009

9:00 – 10:00am

Registration and Breakfast 

Lobby

10:00 – 10:10am

Welcome & Purpose by
Beatrice Chaytor

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

10:10 – 11:30am

Mentoring Sessions

Prof. D.R.G. Gwynne-Jones Hall

11:30 – 12:30pm

Lunch

Beach Front Gardens