AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®

10 year Anniversary 

Seminar, June 14th, 2021 in Copenhagen (Denmark)

We kindly invite companies, diplomats, investors, chambers of commerce, academia, foreign ministries and many other stakeholders to our 10 year Anniversary in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Innovative and successful Nordic companies doing business in Africa

 

The conference zooms in on some innovative Nordic companies that are doing successful business in Africa. We will learn more about challenges and opportunities in Africa. We will also learn how scalable these companies are and the potential they have in African countries in the future.

In coperation with the Danish Chamber of Commerce:

 

Innovative and successful Nordic companies doing business in Africa

Conference, June 14th, 2021 in Copenhagen

Programme 

 

 

09.45 am
Check-in

 

10:00 am
Welcome

 

Welcome by The Danish Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Brian Mikkelsen or Mr. Michael Bremerskov Jensen

 

10:10 am

Moderator, Advisor Business Psychologist, Louise Luxhøi
 – Introduction to the Pandemic situation
– Looking back at the last 10 years of AIN, Flemming Sørensen
– Today´s programme

10:40 am
10 years of business in Africa

Former Minister of Development Cooperation at the Foreign Ministry of Denmark
Mrs. Ulla Tørnæs

 

10:50 am
Short break
11:00 pm

The largest Danish fish feed producer in Africa
Sales Director, Mr. Ole Haubro

11:30 PM

Warfair is an upcoming private company doing business with countries that are badly affected by conflict and fragility, like: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. CEO, Former Minister of Developement Cooperation, Mr. Christian Friis-Bach

12:00 PM
LUNCH
12:30 PM
How to do Edtech business with the UN  / Unesco 

 

Partnerships with Unesco 
by/ Educational Specialist, Mrs. Sheila Gerthofer

13:00 PM
KLM – Partner draw 

 

Our airline partner, KLM will make a suprising draw
by / Director, Anita Wagner Feddersen

13:20 PM
Digital Africa 

 

Business Angels and Impact investor, Mr. Jesper Vesten Drescher

– Is Sub-Saharan Africa the Next China?
– What is impact investing?
– Building Digital Business across Sub-Saharan Africa

13:50 PM
Short break

 

14:10 PM
Scale up companies 

 

Case (pitch) 4: My Personal Health Bank
CEO, Mrs. Anne Mette Bang
Case (pitch) 5: Orana Denmark 
Director, Mrs. Sia Oskarson
QA

15:15 PM
Short break

 

15:30 PM
Panel discussion 

 

Panel discussion with company cases, Louise Luxhøi

15:45 PM
What´s next

 

What´s next in AIN?, Tanja K. Nielsen

16.00 – 17:00 PM
Heading towards Scandic Hotel to join our afterparty 

 

Sign up is mandatory: fls@africainnovationnetwork.com
Participation: Only by invitation.

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Ms. Louise Luxhøi
Ms. Louise Luxhøi

Moderator, Advisor Business Psychologist

Mr. Christian Friis-Bach
Mr. Christian Friis-Bach

CEO, Founder, Warfair

Mrs. Anne Mette Bang
Mrs. Anne Mette Bang

CEO, mypersonalhealthbank

Mr. Michael Bremerskov Jensen
Mr. Michael Bremerskov Jensen

Special Advisor, Danish Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Tanja K. Nielsen
Ms. Tanja K. Nielsen

Director, AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®

Mr. Jesper Vesten Drescher
Mr. Jesper Vesten Drescher

Impact Investor / Business Angel

Mrs. Sia Oskarson
Mrs. Sia Oskarson

Director, Orana Denmark

Mr. Flemming Sørensen
Mr. Flemming Sørensen

President, AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®

Mr. Ole Haubro
Mr. Ole Haubro

Sales Director, Aller Aqua

Mrs. Sheila Gerthofer
Mrs. Sheila Gerthofer

Educational Specialist Consultant (Frm. Unesco)

FACTS ABOUT THE SPEAKING COMPANIES

The speaking companies are amongst the most innovative and successful Nordic businesses with a significant scale up potential in Africa. Furthermore are the companies operating in 17 African countries and comply with several UN Sustainable Goals, 

“Nordic companies have relaxed leadership models, think innovative and they are very motivated to engage in new partnerships if there is a clear business purpose”

Venue partner:

 

Danish Chamber of Commerce

Slotsholmsgade 1
1217 Copenhagen K. 
Denmark 

Date &  Participation fee

Date 

June 14th, 2021 from 9.45 am – 4.00 pm 

THREE IMPORTANT TAKES 

  • Learn where the grow and business opportunities are in Africa 

  • Create new collaborations, partners and clients 

  • Networking with both the diplomatic level, investors and other business people with focus on business, sustainability, scale up and distribution in Africa

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