Description: The Economic Development Board of Mauritius (EDB) is hosting a webinar on the theme “Shaping a New Era of Partnership” targeting the business community in Ivory Coast in view of facilitating interregional innovation. The webinar shall also provide a platform to selected companies to present their innovative solutions with the opportunity of expanding their network and engaging into new partnerships.
Mr Vinay Guddye, Head of Africa & Logistic Cluster, Economic Development Board(EDB)
Mr Clarel Constance, Representative of Mauritius Information and Technology Association (MITIA)
Mr Roshan Seetohul, President of Outsourcing & Telecommunication Association of Mauritus
Mr Olivier Meyer, Representative of Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie France Maurice
Pitch by 5 Mauritian ICT companies
Mr Franck Quenum, Chef de Service Attraction des Investissements des régions Afrique, Moyen-Orient et Asie of ‘Centres de Promotion des Investissments en Côte D’Ivoire’ (CEPECI)
Mr Philippe Pango, CEO of Village des Technologies de l'Information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB)
Mr Patrick MBENGUE, Président du Groupement des Opérateurs du Secteur des Technologies de l’Information (GOTIC)
Mr Herve Ndoba, General Manager, NH consulting
Pitch by  5 ICT companies in Cote D’Ivoire
Moderated by:Vinay Guddye, Head of Africa & Logistic Cluster, Economic Development Board (EDB)
Main topics of discussion:
  • How Africa is riding the wave of digital revolution and the challenge to continue the technology disruptive pathway
  • How the Mauritian digital and innovative ecosystem has evolved to meet the requirements of Africa in terms of technology, innovation and creativity
  • An overview of the latest development in Cote D’Ivoire
  • An overview of the latest developments of Village des Technologies, de l’information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB) and how VITIB can be a fast and cost-effective entry strategy to West Africa?
  • Digital Transformation in the African context and how this unfolds opportunities for operators
  • How to leverage and complement on the technology expertise of both countries to meet the requirements of a vertically integrated value chain
  • Identify ideas of collaboration and possible tie ups with Mauritian service providers to bridge the digital gap

Date:26th November 2020
Time: 14.00 (Mauritian Time) (10.00 Cote D’Ivoire Time)
Duration:1hr 30 mins

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