TANCon2008 - October 2008 - Africa & the US: Entrepreneurial Opportunities - Taking the Leap of Faith
The African Network
Proposed Schedule

07:00 – 08:20

Registration and Breakfast

08:20 – 08:35

Welcome Address
TANCon USA 2008 Theme
TAN President & CEO – Paschal Iwuh

08:40 – 09:15

Morning Keynote Address
African Americans & Africans - Connecting the Dots for Business and Investment Opportunities

Fred Jordan

09:20 – 09:35

Guest Speaker
Fostering Global Entrepreneurship with emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa
A.J. Patel

09:40 – 10:40

PANEL 1
Fostering Entrepreneurship: Women Leaders in Entrepreneurship

Brenda Wright
Laura Roden
Leila Chirayath
Jay Ward
Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

10:40 – 10:50

Break/Networking

10:50 – 11:50

PANEL 2
Focus on Green Energy & Solar Energy: An investment and development opportunity?

Erica Estrada
Ted Okendu
Lyndon Rive
Tom Arnold
Luc Tengueu

11:50 – 12:50

PANEL 3
Risk Assessment and Management in an investment

Keval Kerur
Laura Roden
Eghosa Omogi
Ike Eze
Richard Anim

12:50 – 13:50

Lunch/Networking/More Exhibition Time

13:50 – 14:20

Afternoon Keynote Address
Investment in African Aviation Infrastructure
Michael Dworkin

14:20 – 15:20

PANEL 4
US & Africa Trade Opportunities, Business Climate in Africa

William Guyster
Almaz Negash
Theogene Rudasingwa
Leila Chirayath
John Njoku

15:20 – 15:30

Break/Networking

15:30 – 15:50

Guest Speaker
Technological Development in Africa
Anthony Vonsee

15:50 – 16:40

PANEL 5
Impact And Opportunities of Information Technology in Africa

Daniel Edibe
Anthony Vonsee
Ike Eze
Mohamed Hersi
Matthew Stephen Stepka

16:40 – 17:20

Evening Keynote Address
The Art of Innovation
Guy Kawasaki

17:20 - 17:25

Award and Appreciation

17:25 – 17:35

WABPC Finalists announcement and conference Declared Closed by TANCon Chair – Luc Tengueu

17:35 – 18:35

Cultural dance show by Nabtry International

18:35 – 02:00

Post-Conference Reception: Networking/Light Refreshments/Light Music