Building Sustainable Pan African Trade, Commerce, Investment and Cultural Exchange Cooperatives

SCHEDULE

Atlanta, Georgia
August 17-20, 2022

Conference At-A-Glance

PRE - CONFERENCE EVENTS

DATE: 15 August 2022            WHAT: African Delegation Arrival Begins                                                 LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia                      WHEN: All DAY

DATE:  16 August 2022           WHAT: Atlanta Black Business/Community Tours & Meetings            LOCATION: Metro Atlanta                           WHEN: ALL DAY

DATE:  17 August 2022            WHAT: Atlanta Black Business/Community Tours & Meetings           LOCATION: Metro Atlanta                           WHEN: ALL DAY

DATE:  17 August 2022            WHAT: USACCN Welcoming Reception for African Delegation           LOCATION: Spaces at Icon Building          WHEN: 5PM - 7PM

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Buckhead Location

CONFERENCE EVENTS

DATE:  18  August 2022           WHAT: Opening Plenary/Trade Resource Panel/Workshops               LOCATION: Georgia State University         WHEN:  9AM - 4:30PM

DATE:  19 August 2022            WHAT:  Investment 101/Keynote Speaker/Workshops                         LOCATION: Russell Innovation Center       WHEN:   9AM - 5:30PM

DATE:  19 August 2022            WHAT: Trade Show Opens/industry Sector Business/Investment      LOCATION: Atlantucky Brewing                  WHEN:  9AM - 6PM

DATE:  19 August 2022            WHAT: TRIBUTE - Dr. Alice White Bussey                                               LOCATIONRussell Innovation Center         WHEN:  10AM - 3PM

DATE:  19 August 2022            WHAT: Closing Reception                                                                           LOCATION: Paschals                                     WHEN:  5:30PM - 7PM

DATE:  19-25 August 2022      WHAT: Trade Show                                                                                      LOCATION: Atlantucky Brewing                   WHEN:  9AM - 3PM

Daily Conference Schedule
MONDAY, 15 August 2022
TUESDAY, 16 August 2022
WEDNESDAY, 17 August 2022

ALL DAY

Africa Delegation Arrival

10:00AM - 4:00PM

EVENTS by Dwight McQueen

  • Atlanta Black Hollywood Tours

  • Atlanta Civil Rights Tours

  • Atlanta Black History Tours

10:00AM - 4:00PM

EVENTS by Dwight McQueen

  • Atlanta Black Hollywood Tours

  • Atlanta Civil Rights Tours

  • Atlanta Black History Tours​

 

5PM  - 7:00PM

USACCN Welcoming Reception for African Delegation 

Spaces at Icon

3372 Peachtree Road, Suite 115,

Atlanta, Georgia 30326

5PM - 7PM

THURSDAY, 18 August 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM
FRIDAY, 19 AUGUST 2022
9:00AM - 6:00PM
19-25 AUGUST 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Georgia State University

Tower Place 200 | 3348 Peachtree Rd NE

 Atlanta, GA 30326

9AM - 5PM

 

Opening Plenary Conference Session/Workshops

 

Welcoming Remarks

The Atlanta Black Chamber of Commerce

Atlanta International Trade Black Council of Advisors

Keynote Speaker

Remarks Ambassador Andrew Young

Eric Fears, Director Special Projects

Andrew Young Foundation

Trade Resource Panel

World Trade Center Atlanta

Georgia Economic Development

Invest Atlanta

University of Georgia SBA International Trade Center

Luncheon Speaker

Ambassador Kitoko Gata Ngoulou

Ambassador-at-Large to the President of Chad

Africa Delegation Presentations/Workshops

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

East African Community (EAC)

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

Panels/Workshops

Go Green - Agriculture

Go Clean -  Sustainability

Go Global -  Supply Chain

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs

504 Fair St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313

9AM - 5PM

Keynote Speaker

Joseph "Joe" Hudson

Founder  Chairman Hudson Strategic Group Business and Organization Design Architects

Investment 101

Young Ideas Global Leadership

 Eric Fears, Strategic Impact

John McAdory, Operations and Intake

Doll Avant, Data and Environment Scientist

 

Luncheon Speaker

Elenwor Ihua

Interim Coordinator, Nigerian Commodity Exchange

Panels/Workshops

Real Estate & Development

Insurance & Investment Banking

Health, Wellness & Telecommunications

Inve$tment Opportunities

Atlantucky Brewing

170 Northside Drive SW Suite 96

Atlanta, Georgia

9AM - 5PM

Global Trading Network Investors Meetings

Industry Sector Business/investment Meetings

Trade Show 

Atlantucky Brewing

170 Northside Drive SW Suite 96

Atlanta, Georgia

9AM - 5PM

 

Global Trading Network Investors Meetings

Industry Sector Business/investment Meetings