Conference Schedule*
The conference program schedule, speakers, workshops and related activities are currently being developed. We will provide updates on this page as they are confirmed. 
Anyone interested in participating in a panel, a workshop or as a speaker can contact our conference coordinator 
Al Washington at 626.243.3614 or alwashington@africa-usa.org.

Confirmed Speakers
(Left Click on each picture to see their bio's)
Professor Dr. Chris Eze, Director
Center for Entrepreneurship
Federal University of Technology
Owerri, Nigeria

Fikrte Zion Arkoh, Founder
Sheba Farms LLC 

Maria Onorato, International Analyst, Governor's Office of Business And Economic Development

Dr Kebebew Assefa
Lead Researcher, Ethiopia Institute of Agricultural Research
Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopia 
Ernest E Uwazie, PhD
Professor & Chair
Division of Criminal Justice 
Director, Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution
California State University, Sacramento

Emily Desai, Special Advisor for International Affairs and Investment, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. 

Chariton Namuwoza
Co-Founder & CEO
Blue Nile (U) LTD, Uganda

Samantha Wall-Laidler, CEO
Unlimited Fashions
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