Mobex Africa ICT Expo is an annual multiple day technology conferences and exhibition that brings under one roof C- level executives, global multinational brands, investors, technologists, academia, tech consumers and the public to discuss latest trends in technology, interact and network. MOBEX17, the 3rd edition, is themed DIGITAL POSSIBILITIES – Think, Build, Sell.
The Africa Mobile & ICT Expo is an assembly of captains, investors and enthusiasts of the ICT industry as well as all things and everything technology. Mobile technology lovers, students and professionals, device manufacturers, telcos, regulators and policy makers will converge in Accra Ghana for 3 days of conferences, seminars and discounted products exhibition by 100+ quality brands.
Digital Economy is fast developing and taking centre-stage globally. Experts are touting Digital Economy as the single most important driver of innovation, competitiveness and growth, obvious therefore that it presents great opportunities to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) within the Africa Region, as pertains in developed economies.
However, the extent of adoption and exploitation of opportunities through the Digital Economy by African countries, excluding South Africa, is worth a discussion.
New digital trends such as cloud computing, mobile web services, smart grids, and social media, are radically changing the business landscape, reshaping the nature of work, the boundaries of enterprises and the responsibilities of business leaders.
These trends enable more than just technological innovation. They spur innovation in business models, business networking and the transfer of knowledge and access to international markets.
Countries and economies must constantly keep up with the to remain relevant, especially in business. The change Africa must embrace today is to DIGITISE. Yes DIGITISE or DIE like many businesses chose to remain in the Jurasic era.
MOBEX17 is the platform to learn all about what it takes to transform your business into a digital future through the conferences, masterclasses and products and services exhibition.
Here is a lineup of exciting speakers from mobile operators, regulators, consumer brands as well as industries and organizations with direct or indirect link to the mobile technology sector.
The speakers cut across banking and finance, health, education, agriculture, entertainment and telecommunication.
Keynote Speakers will be carefully selected to bring perspective to the theme from their own individual fields of endeavour all geared at achieving the maximum impact.
A permanent and exciting feature of MOBEX is Apps Lounge. By this platform we are offering an invaluable lifetime opportunity to attendants and visitors to learn and interact with a constellation of local mobile app developers. This segment is an initiative targeted at young app developers to innovate, connect and network with device manufacturers and investors. It will also give consumers an insight into what goes into the building of mobile apps and its usage. They will thus largely be helping drive patronage of local content in the global appshere for job creation and revenue generation.
AFRICAN INNOVATIONS ARENA
MOBEX seeks to direct the global spotlight on local Ghanaian and African technological innovations, in terms of attracting investments to breakthrough into the international market. Basically, the African Innovations Arena is aimed at, first and foremost, demonstrating that with the needed push Africa can equally contribute into the global tech innovations basket and not only good as adopters and consumers.
The e-sports or games championship is critical to injecting some needed fun and life into the 3-day technology affair. Registered gamers will compete for the coveted MOBEX eSport Cup. The champion will have the name inscribed underneath the silverware and take possession of it for 1 year. A champion winning the cup for 3 consecutive years takes it for keeps.
The Masterclass sessions are intended to be in depth training or learn-ing
experiences. Participants are required to pre register. The learning o-utcomes
and the interactivity component must be clearly defined. It will provide participants the opportunity to learn from experienced subject matter experts or academics who will train and present the latest theories and trends in the focus area.
Masterclasses encourage knowledge-exchange, where a particular concern is not only debated from the participant/ our experts will provide insights from the business or academic world presenting the latest theories, concepts and scenarios resulting in a thorough assessment of the topic.
It would seek to economically empower the youth by helping them identify opportunities for employment and job creation in the digital economy space, with particular emphasis on Digital Entrepreneurship. This segment will also highlight on funding of tech start-ups and SMEs.
This will be an exhibition of futuristic products and services. This initiative will create the forum for tech devices and consumables manufacturers to launch new products and also give consumers sneak peek into yet to be released products and solutions. This is to generate excitement among consumers and give feedback to industry.
CONFERENCES & SEMINARS
Beyond the Thought Leadership Conference, the conference will address a wide range of topics across the mobile industry, with presentations by business executives and industry experts from companies and organisations.
Pay a visit to our seven special exhibition Pavilions to have a live experience of gadgets, applications and solutions on amazing discounted offer. There are over 100 exhibitors represented at #mobex16 with products ranging from devices, applications, aviation, automobile, health, education, security, finance and agriculture.
Keynote Format Outline
Experts provide deep insights into the topics to summarize their own contributions to their field of expertise and highlight open research questions that need to be addressed in the future.
The keynote speakers are briefly introduced by the moderator. After the keynote presentation is given, the floor is open for a discussion with the audience.
Panel Format Outline
The panel session focuses on stimulating an interactive discussion with the audience. Four to five maximum persons are represented on a panel, which also includes a moderator.
The panellists submit their views on the topic and discuss their opinions with one another and the audience, under the guidance of a moderator.
30% of the session is dedicated to questions and answers, discussions or other formats that encourage audience participation.