AfricaCom 2012, Cape Town

Now in its 15th year, AfricaCom is embracing all aspects of the converging telecoms, media & ICT sectors to deliver the most inspiring, exciting and thought-provoking event yet. With 200+ speakers and over 125 scheduled hours of value-packed content, and newly extended to 3 days, AfricaCom offers something for everyone with visionary keynotes, specialised streams, interactive panel discussions, workshops, demos, networking opportunities and more.
The AfricaCom programme has been overhauled to reflect the market‘s vibrant new dynamics:
The conference will provide the best opportunity for all stakeholders to debate the changes in the digital ecosystem, to share visions, to build partnerships and to develop attractive services that will fit the needs of customers. New with an extra day, the programme includes eye-opening keynotes, engaging focus sessions, three co-located conferences, compelling workshops, more interactive panels and expertise from a much wider range of digital experts.

Speakers include:

  • Simon Brunozzi – Technology Evangelist, AIPAC and New Regions, Amazon Web Services
  • Solomon Mugera – Africa Editor, BBC
  • Kasia Kieli – President & Managing Director, Discovery Networks CEEMEA
  • Konstantin Dyshlevoy – CEO, Dune HD
  • Nicola D’Elia – Growth Manager Africa, Facebook
  • Brett St Clair – Head of Mobile in South Africa, Google
  •  Wayne Gosling – Co-CEO, Groupon South Africa
  • Nic Haralambous – CEO, Motribe
  •  Alex Okosi – SVP and MD, MTV Networks Africa
  • Andy Volk – VP Developer Relations , Mxit
  • Peter Vesterbacka – Mighty Eagle, Rovio
New additions to the event include:
EXPANDED & EXTENDED EXHIBITION: more opportunities to network with 7,000 fellow industry executives, more chances to appraise the competitor landscape, more chance to dabble and demo the latest technologies and applciations.
AFRICACOM INSIGHTS – future-proof your business with expert anayslst briefings and based on proprietary primary data not available anywhere else. PLUS an Entrepreneurs Hub and Technology Workshops
EXTENDED MASTERCLASS DAYS ““ the overwhelmingly popular MasterClass sesssion have been extended to a 3rd day. Packed with practical, stimulating, interactive persentations this programme plays to standing room only“¦

Event Details:
When: 13 – 15 November 2012
Where: Halls 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Cape Town Convention Centre.
How: For ticket price information and to register click here. 
There are also FREE Operator and Exhibition passes available.
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