East and Southern Africa Trade and Investment Conference

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Villanova University, Bartley Hall Corner of East Lancaster & Ithan Avenues
Villanova, PA 19085
United States

The Sub-Saharan Africa Chamber of Commerce cordially is proud to present the East & Southern Africa Trade and Investment Conference. The conference will highlight: Current Market Trends and Transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa; Mining in Africa - Trading and Investing in the East and Southern Africa Trade Blocks (EAC & SADC); and Private Equity Funds in Africa. Read on for a more detailed agenda.


8:30 AM -- Registration

8:45 AM -- Trade Opportunities, Trends & Transactions in Africa

  • Mr. Larry Farris, Commercial Counselor, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Consulate General, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mr. Vuyo T. Dunjwa, Executive Chairman of the Board, Sub-Saharan Africa Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Larry Nelson, International Trade Representative, Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development, DCED
  • Ms. Carol Brooks, Manager of Business Services & Diplomatic Liaison, City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce
  • Ms. Saliha Loucif (invited), Senior Trade Specialist, Africa Desk, International Trade Agency, Department of Commerce

10:15 AM -- Break

10:30 AM -- African Investment Opportunities & Private Equity

  • Keynote Address by Mr. Aubrey Mutale, Founder and CEO, Unicapital Group (South Africa). View his biography at this link

Conference Fee is $45. Please RSVP to Ms. Kalkidan Mulugeta by July 25, 2012 at [email protected]

This Conference is Sponsored by The Center for Global Leadership at the Villanova School of Business. Conference Partners include the City of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Event Type: 
Business and Commerce
International Development
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