The Future of Digital Tech in Africa

When: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM EST

Theme: Emerging tech and cybersecurity insights for the growing digital economy in Africa

Event Page: https://interactive.america.gov/the-future-of-digital-tech-in-africa

Event Page Shortened Link: http://bit.ly/AfricaNewTech

Language: English

If interested in hosting a viewing group: Contact Simon van Steyn

Description:

On November 14, join us for an interactive webchat focused on how technologies in Africa such as mobile apps, online services, and existing networks (2G, 3G), as well as emerging infrastructure like 4G connectivity, are pathways for entrepreneurs and civil society to become more engaged in the growing digital economy across the continent. The discussion will also address cybersecurity awareness to ensure entrepreneurs and others are protecting their data and IP. The U.S. and Africa-based panelists will share their insights and advice, as well as answer questions from viewers. The live webchat will take place on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:00 a.m. EST (Washington, DC time). To participate, visit the event page, where you can also find additional promotional materials: http://bit.ly/AfricaNewTech. We hope you can join the conversation and share your perspectives.

Promotional Materials:

Future of Digital Tech Africa webchat graphic Nov14 1 (jpg)

The Future of Digital Tech in Africa webchat SocialMediaToolkit Nov14 2 (docx)