Schedule

 

All conference events take place at UCLA Anderson.

12:00-1:00 pm -- Registration & Check-In | B-Atrium (Gold Hall)

1:00-1:15 pm -- Welcoming Remarks | Executive Dining Room (EDR)
Andrew Ainslie | Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management 

1:15-1:45 pm -- Africa Economic Overview | EDR 
Dwayne Gathers | Founder,  President & CEO,  Gathers Strategies, Inc.

1:45-2:20 pm -- Keynote: Africa Interaction: Opportunities and Risks | EDR
Tom Epley | Partner, Vance Street Capital 

2:20-2:30 pm -- Break


2:30-3:30 pm -- Panel Discussion I | EDR
Africa's Diversifying Landscape - Industry Perspective 
Leelai Demoz | Academy Award Nominated Producer, Azmari Production
Guy Kamgaing-Kouam | Founder & CEO, MobileXL
Erik Luchs | Co-Founder, Friends of Shamwari
Clyde Sotomey | CEO, Sterling Energy Partners
Moderator: Patrick Terry '11 | Marketing Consultant

3:30-3:45 pm --
Break

3:45-4:45 pm -- Panel Discussion II  | EDR  
A Platform for Business and Investment - Advisory Perspective
Richard Colback '01 | Founder & President, Epic States
Alison Germak Gatchev | Director, Corporate Development, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Bobby E. Hines | International Trade Specialist, Downtown Los Angeles Export Assistance Center, International Trade Administration
Wafa J. Hoballah | Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Wafa J. Hoballah
Moderator: Giang Biscan '09 | Founder, B Success Network, LLC

5:00-7:00 pm -- Catered Networking Reception | UCLA Fowler Museum  


For bios of all speakers, please see Speaker Bios section