October 17th - 21st

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

#Potential Unleashed

Digital and Financial Inclusion
Digital Skill and Employability
Tech-Transfer and Research for Development
Grassroots and Community Driven Innovation
Emerging Technologies and Startups
Data and Digital Literacy
Technology for Social Good
Digital Leadership and Governance
Nutrition and Food Security
Creative Economy in Tanzania

Schedule

  • Day 01

    October 17, 2022

  • Day 02

    October 18, 2022

  • Day 03

    October 19, 2022

  • Day 04

    October 20, 2022

  • Day 05

    October 21, 2022

Venue: Sahara Ventures
08:30 - 09:00
Arrival & Registration
09:01 - 09:10
Welcoming Remarks
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures
09:10 - 10:10
Media Briefing on Innovation Ecosystem
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures
10:10 - 10:20
Setting up For The Press Conference
10:20 - 10:50
Press Conference
Speaker
Dr. Amos Nungu - Director, COSTECH Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Joseph Manirakiza - Program Manager, FUNGUO UNDP Representative - Clouds Media
10:50 - 11:00
MoU Signing Sahara Ventures and Clouds Media Group
11:00
Wrapping up and Networking
Venue: Buni Hub
14:30 - 15:00
Arrival & Registration
15:00 - 15:15
Opening Remarks
Speakers
CEO, Mulika Coordinator, Sahara Sparks Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Representative, Buni Hub
15:15 - 15:35
ICPD25 Tanzania Commitments Overview
Speaker
Personnel, UNFPA
15:35 - 16:05
Panel Discussion: The role of Innovation in Increasing access to comprehensive age-appropriate sexual and reproductive services to adolescents and young people in and out of schools
Moderator
Representative, Mulika
Speakers
AMUA Accelerator Case Study Chairperson, AfriYAN Tanzania Young MP
16:05 - 16:30
Question and Answers
16:30 - 16:50
Visual Arts Exhibition
16:50 - 17:00
Closing Remarks
Speaker
CEO, Mulika
Venue: Johari Rotana
08:30 - 09:00
Arrival & Registration
09:00 - 09:15
Keynote Speech
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures
09:15 - 09:20
Keynote Speech: Main Sponsor
Speaker
Sergio Valdini - Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP
09:20 - 09:25
Power Talk: Tech-Transfer and Research for Development
Speaker
Dr. Amos Nungu - COSTECH
09:25 - 09:35
Power Talk: Digital Skills and Youth Employability
Speaker
Diana Ninsiima Albert Kimani
09:35 - 09:40
Power Talk: Digital Leadership and Governance
Speaker
Faith Pella
09:40 - 09:45
Power Talk: Data and Digital Literacy | Report Launching
Speaker
Agapiti Manday
09:45 - 10:30
Power Talk Reflection
Moderator
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Bernice Fernandes
10:30 - 10:50
Fireside Chat: Reflection on Startup Economy
Speaker
Amb. Ami Mpungwe
10:50 - 10:55
Power Talk: Emerging Technologies and Startups
Speaker
Essa Mohammedali
10:55 - 11:00
Power Talk: Unleashing Youths Potential in Creative Economy
Speaker
Idris Sultan
11:00 - 11:10
Power Talk: Grassroots and Community Driven Innovations
Speaker
Naomi Rouse Bester Mulauzi, SCI
11:10 - 11:15
Power Talk: Technology For Social Good Technology
Speaker
Dr. Ntimi Mtawa
11:15 - 11:20
Power Talk: Digital and Financial Inclusion
Speaker
Aneth Kasebele
11:25 - 12:10
Power Talks Reflection
Moderator
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Bernice Fernandes
12:10 - 12:15
Launching Academia Sparks
Speaker
Ritva.Hyttinen
12:15 - 12:45
Closing Reflection and Recap
Moderator
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures
Speaker
Amb. Ami R. Mpungwe Dr. Hassan Mshinda
12:45 - 13:30
Lunch Break
Venue: Johari Rotana
14:00 - 14:30
Arrival & Registration
14:30 - 14:40
Welcoming Remarks
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures
14:40 - 14:50
Keynote Presentation
Speaker
Jean-Francois Schoepp - CEO, Total Tanzania
14:50 - 15:05
Startup Pitching
15:05 - 15:30
Keynote: Guest of Honor
Speaker
Representative - Ministry of Energy
15:30 - 16:20
Panel Discussion: Unleashing the potential of the energy sector for youths through innovation and technology
Moderator
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Speakers
Gertrude Mpangile - Total Energies Mohammed Albeity - CEO, GasFasta Tulisindo Rashidi - Head of Technical, Vodacom MPesa Immanuel Muro - Senior Investment Officer, UNCDF CookFund
16:30
Wrapping up
Speaker
Mr. Felchesmi Mramba - TANESCO
Venue: Johari Rotana
13:30 - 14:00
Arrival & Registration
14:00 - 14:18
Opening Remarks
Speaker
Country Director, GAIN
14:15 - 14:30
Presentation: Role of GAIN and SUN Business Network Support on Women and Youth Led Business and Tools We Use to Support Their Businesses
14:30 - 15:40
Panel Discussion: The Challenges and Opportunities Faced by Women and Youth-led Businesses in Nutrition With Current Food Crisis Challenges Around Sub-Saharan Africa
15:40 - 16:20
Questions and Answers
16:20 - 16:30
Closing Remarks
16:30 - 17:30
Tea and Networking
Venue: Kisenga LAPF International Conference Center, Dar es Salaam
08:45 - 09:30
Arrival & Registration
09:30 - 09:45
Introduction and Welcome Words
Speaker
Prof. Sife - VC, MoCU
09:45 - 10:15
Opening Remarks
Speaker
Moses Mwasaga - Dr. General Director, Ministry of Information, Communication and Information Technology Therese Zitting - Ambassador, Finland in Tanzania
10:15 - 10:45
Keynote Presentation
Speaker
Siaophoro Kishimbo - Director for Human Resources and Training, CRDB
10:45 - 11:45
Panel Discussion: Sustainable Leadership for Innovative and Sparking University
Speaker
Dr. Vesa Taatila - Rector and President Turku UAS Dr. Hawa Uiso - TUDARCo Ms. Cecilia Ruoja - MoCU Dr. Teresia Mkenda - MWECAU
11:45 - 12:15
Dialogue With The Audience
Speaker
Prof. Esron Karimuribo - Director, Directorate of Postgraduate SRTTC, SUA
12:15 - 12:25
Summary of The Morning Session
Speaker
Ms. Lois-Singa Metili
12:25
Launch Break
13:45 - 13:55
Opening the Afternoon Session
Speaker
Dr. Uusikylä
13:55 - 14:10
Students' Views on the Innovative and Sparkling University
14:10 - 15:00
Panel Discussion: Transformation into Innovative and Diverse Generations
Moderator
Dr. Uusikylä
Speaker
Prof. Hulda Swai - Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology Ms. Clara Danford - TUDARCo Students' Association Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Dr. Didas Kimaro - MWECAU Director Suzanne Ndomba-Doran - Association of Tanzania Employers
15:00 - 15:30
Open Dialogue With The Audience and Panelists
Moderator
Dr. Uusikylä
15:30 - 15:45
Way forward: Re-engineering Tanzanian Universities
Speaker
Prof. Burton LM Mwamila - Provost, TUDARCo
15:45 - 16:00
Closing Remarks
Speaker
Honorary Consul Vesa Viitaniemi
16:00
Networking & Refreshments
Venue: Sahara Ventures
08:30 - 09:00
Arrival & Breakfast
09:00 - 10:30
Keynote: Reimagine Your Business
Speaker
Ajay Ramasubramaniam - Co-Founder & CEO, Hindsight Ventures
10:30 - 11:00
Keynote: EDGE Framework
Speaker
Jagruti Bista - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Hindsight Ventures
11:00 - 11:30
Keynote: Innovation Report Report Walk Through
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - Co-Founder & CEO, Sahara Ventures
11:30 - 12:00
Activity for Corporate Innovation Leaders
12:00 - 12:30
Presentation by the Corporates Innovation Leaders to the Peers
12:30 - 13:00
Closing Remarks & Certificate Distribution
Venue: Protea Courtyard Hotel | Invitee Only
16:00 - 16:30
Arrival & Registration
16:30 - 16:35
Welcoming Remarks
Speaker
IVANA
16:35 - 16:50
Keynote - Overview of The FinTech Landscape
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Venture
16:50 - 17:05
Overview of the PesaTech program
Speaker
Angel Kobelo - Sahara Ventures
17:05 - 17:25
Launch of The Payment Gateway Guide Book
Speaker
Grayson Julius - iPF Softwares
17:25 - 18:10
Open Dialogue
Speakers
Stakeholders
18:10 - 18:15
Closing Remarks
Speakers
Host
18:15 - 20:00
Cocktail & Networking
Venue: Buni Hub
14:30 - 15:00
Arrival & Registration
15:00 - 15:15
Opening Remarks
Speakers
CEO, Mulika Coordinator, Sahara Sparks Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Representative, Buni Hub
15:15 - 15:35
Status of Youth in RTI and FOE
Speaker
Program Lead, Mulika
15:35 - 16:05
Panel Discussion: Unleashing Youth Potentials Through Constructive Use of Social Media
Moderator
Representative, Mulika
Speakers
Influencer, Youth Social Media Representative, MCT Representative, Innovation Hub
16:05 - 16:30
Question and Answers
16:30 - 16:50
Visual Arts Exhibition
16:50 - 17:00
Closing Remarks
Speaker
CEO, Mulika
Event Cancelled
The Female in Tech event is cancelled
Venue: Seedspace
17:00 - 17:30
Arrival & Registration
17:30 - 17:35
Kickstarting
Speaker
Moderator
17:35 - 17:50
Welcome Remarks
Speaker
Representative, Grey Co
17:50 - 18:00
Keynote
18:00 - 18:30
Panel Discussion
18:30 - 18:50
Open Dialogue
Speaker
All
18:50 - 18:55
Closing Remarks
Speaker
Representative, Grey Co
18:55
Networking
Venue: Seedspace
13:00 - 14:00
Arrival & Registration
14:00 - 14:11
Opening Remarks Speaker
Speaker
Baraka Mafole
14:11 - 14:21
Panel Discussion: Navigating Opportunities in Platform Economy
Moderator
Caryn Khan
Speaker
Said Mbondela Hassan Marley Clyne
14:21 - 14:40
Talk: Monetizing Influence
Speaker
Temidayo
14:40 - 15:00
Talk: Trends and Future of Creator Economy
Speaker
Sajad Sergio
15:00 - 15:20
Panel Discussion: Podcasting The future of Audio Conversation
Moderator
Lilian Mpondachuma
Speaker
Marc Ngotonie Karim Juma Lizana Kafwa
15:20 - 15:50
Talk : Web 3.0 and The Future of The Creator Economy
Speaker
Martin Kayanja
15:50 - 16:15
Talk: Video Content, The Future of Creator Economy
Speaker
Richstar
16:15
Closing Remarks & Food/Games and Entertainment
Speaker
Martin Kayanja
Venue: Johari Rotana
08:00 - 09:00
Arrival, Registration, and Breakfast
09:00 - 09:05
Opening keynote
Speaker
Musa Kamata - COO, Sahara Ventures
09:05 - 09:15
Opening Keynote From Guest of Honor
09:15 - 09:20
Opening Keynote - PLP
Speaker
Mumbi Ndung'u
09:20 - 09:40
Fireside Chat
Moderator
Musa Kamata - COO, Sahara Ventures
Speaker
Dr. Hassan Mshinda Amb. Ami Mpungwe
09:40 - 10:25
Panel Discussion: How Can We Unlock The Potential For Early-stage Startups and Businesses in Tanzania and Product Launch
Moderator
Faith Pella
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Joshua Murima - Briter Bridges Joseph Manirakiza - UNDP IndrabhuwanKumar Singn - MeTL Ajay Subramanian - Startupreseau
10:25 - 11:10
First Round Pitches: 4 Pre-seed Level Startups
11:10 - 11:40
Launching Investor Guide
Speaker
Briter Bridges
11:40- 12:35
Panel Discussion: Exploring Alternative Financing Models For Startups and Early-stage Businesses in Tanzania
Moderator
Ivana Damjanov - Country Lead, UNCDF
Speaker
Ivan Tarimo - CoFounder, Bankable Tanzania Hazem Afify - CEO, SUMET Firas Ahmad - CEO, AzamPay Mohammed Ali - Gas Fasta
12:35 - 13:15
Second Round Pitch: 4 Post Revenue Startups
13:15 - 13:20
Closing
Speaker
Musa Kamata - COO, Sahara Ventures
Venue: Virtual Event
14:05 - 14:10
Kickstarting
14:10 - 14:25
Fireside Chat: Unlocking Regional and Global Capital for African Markets
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures Ajay Ramasubramaniam - Co-Founder & CEO, Hindsight Ventures
14:25 - 14:55
Panel Discussion: Unleashing Youths' Startups Potential in the Context of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
Moderator
Jagruti Bista - Hindsight Ventures
Speaker
Jason Musyoka - Victoria Ventures Sunday Godfrey - ABC Attorneys Juma Ngomuo - Kilimo Business and Associates Million Habte - AfCFTA Secretariet
14:5 - 14:55
Panel Discussion: Unleashing Youths' Startups Potential in the Context of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
Moderator
Jagruti Bista - Hindsight Ventures
Speaker
Jason Musyoka - Victoria Ventures Sunday Godfrey - ABC Attorneys Juma Ngomuo - Kilimo Business and Associates
14:55 - 15:20
First Round Pitches Pre-Seed Level [5 Startups]
15:25 - 15:50
Second Round Pitch Post Revenue [5 Startups]
15:50- 16:00
Closing Remarks
Speaker
Jumanne Mtambalike - CEO, Sahara Ventures
Venue: Johari Rotana
14:00 - 14:10
Arrival and Registration
14:10 - 14:20
Introducing Ifakara Innovation Hub
Speaker
Masoud Mnonji
14:20 - 15:20
Panel Discussion
15:20 - 15:30
Closing Remarks
Speaker
Masoud Mnonji Representative - Sahara Ventures

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