Annual Networking Event: investing in and collaborating with West Africa

14-06-2019 from 9:00 to 14:00
Room Rector Vermeylen, Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent
Africa Platform of Ghent University Association

    The AUGent Africa Platform and Flanders Investment & Trade present

    "Annual Networking Event: investing in and collaborating with West Africa"

    9h: welcome

    9h10: presentation by HE Ahmed INUSA, ambassador of Nigeria

    9h30: collaboration with West Africa, a corporate perspective - best practices by Colruyt, Puratos and Rentec

    10h10: developing partnerships in West Africa: an NGO perspective (Ondernemers zonder Grenzen and Trias)

    10h40: UGent academic research in Nigeria (Tropical Agriculture and Mytox-South)

    11h: coffee

    11h30: public-private partnership and EU funding in West Africa (Fabien Tondel)

    12h: panel discussion on collaboration with West Africa with Claire Tillekaerts (CEO FIT), Danny Vancoppenolle (Commercial Manager North Sea Port), Jean Van Wetter (Director Belgian Development Agency Enabel) and Wim Van Camp (Director TechTransfer UGent) - moderated by Gie Goris (Mo* Magazine)

    13h: lunch