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HomeIntervenants

Les rencontres Internationales du NEF sont des événements mondiaux biennaux où le monde de la science et de la technologie se rencontre sur le sol africain pour mettre en avant des découvertes scientifiques de pointe, répondre aux défis existants et regarder vers l’avenir

    Abdigani Diriye
    Research scientist and manager at IBM Research Africa

      Abdigani Diriye
      Chercheur et manageur, IBM Research Africa

        Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo
        Professeur à l’UQAM et Directeur Scientifique de My Intelligent Machines

        Abdoulaye | NEF Speakers 2018

          Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo
          Professor, UQAM & Chief Scientist My Intelligent Machines

          NEF GG 2018 | Speakers

            Adam Sneyd
            Associate Professor, University of Guelph, Canada

              Adam Sneyd
              Professeur assistant, Université de Guelph, Canada

              NEF GG 2018 Speakers | Agnes Binagwaho

                Agnes Binagwaho, MD
                Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity

                  Agnes Binagwaho, MD
                  Vice-recteur, University of Global Health Equity

                    Agnes Kalibata
                    President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

                      Agnes Kalibata
                      Présidente, Alliance pour une révolution verte en Afrique (AGRA)

                        Aku Kwamie
                        Health policy and systems research consultant

                          Aku Kwamie
                          Conseiller en recherche sur les politiques et les systèmes de santé

                            Albert G. Zeufack
                            Chief Economist of Africa, The World Bank

                              Alice Kilonzo-Zulu
                              MD, Ecobank Rwanda

                                Amanda Weltman
                                South African Research Chair in Physical Cosmology

                                  Amina Mohamed
                                  Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kenya

                                  Aminata Gabra

                                    Aminata Garba
                                    Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Africa

                                      Aminata Garba
                                      Professeur assistant, Génie électrique et informatique, Université Carnegie Mellon Afrique

                                      Arthur Zang | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                        Arthur Zang
                                        CEO, Himore Medical and Creator of Cardiopad

                                          Arthur Zang
                                          PDG, Himore Medical, et créateur de Cardiopad

                                            Brian Turyabagye
                                            Co-inventeur de MamaOpe

                                              Brian Turyabagye
                                              Co-inventor of the MamaOpe

                                                Cedric Atangana
                                                PDG d'Infinity Space, constructeur de WeCashUp

                                                  Cedric Atangana
                                                  CEO of Infinity Space, Builder of WeCashUp

                                                    Chamindie Punyadeera
                                                    Professeure associée, Queensland University of Technology

                                                      Chamindie Punyadeera
                                                      Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology

                                                        Chelsea Barabas
                                                        Research Scientist at MIT

                                                          Christian Benimana
                                                          Director, Rwanda Programs, MASS Design Group

                                                            Claver Gatete
                                                            Minister of Finance of Rwanda

                                                            Dr. Connie Nshemereirwe

                                                              Connie Nshemereirwe
                                                              Independent Educator & Researcher

                                                                Connie Nshemereirwe
                                                                Éducatrice indépendante et chercheuse

                                                                  Didier Acouetey
                                                                  Founder and President of AfricSearch Group

                                                                  Dougbeh Nyan | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                    Dougbeh Christopher Nyan
                                                                    Liberian Doctor and Creator of Nyan Test

                                                                      Dougbeh Christopher Nyan
                                                                      Médecin et créateur du Nyan Test

                                                                      Douglas Wallace | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                        Douglas Wallace
                                                                        Director, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

                                                                          Douglas Wallace
                                                                          Le Docteur Doug Wallace est le lauréat 2017 du Prix Dr Paul Janssen pour la recherche biomédicale, pionnier dans le domaine de la génétique mitochondriale et son application à l'étude des maladies, du vieillissement et des modèles de migration humaine.

                                                                          Edgar Pieterse | NEF GG 2018

                                                                            Edgar Pieterse
                                                                            Founding Director of the African Centre for Cities (ACC)

                                                                              Edgar Pieterse
                                                                              Directeur Fondateur, Centre africain des villes (ACC)

                                                                              Eliane Ubalijoro | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                Éliane Ubalijoro
                                                                                Professor, McGill University & Executive Director, C.L.E.A.R

                                                                                  Éliane Ubalijoro
                                                                                  Directrice Exécutive, C.L.E.A.R

                                                                                    Eliza Anyangwe
                                                                                    Founder, The Nzinga Effect

                                                                                    Eugene Mutimura

                                                                                      Eugene Mutimura
                                                                                      Minister of Education, Republic of Rwanda

                                                                                        Flavia Schlegel
                                                                                        Assistant Director General for Natural Sciences, the United Nations Cultural, Scientific and Educational Organization (UNESCO)

                                                                                          Flavia Schlegel
                                                                                          Assistant Director General for Natural Sciences, the United Nations Cultural, Scientific and Educational Organization (UNESCO)

                                                                                            France A. Córdova
                                                                                            Director of the US National Science Foundation

                                                                                              France A. Córdova
                                                                                              Directrice, Fondation américaine pour la science

                                                                                                Gadi Ndahumba
                                                                                                Legal Counsel, Africal Legal Support Facility

                                                                                                  Gadi Ndahumba
                                                                                                  Conseiller juridique, Etablissement africain de soutien juridique (ALSF)

                                                                                                    Gaetan Siew
                                                                                                    Président de l'Initiative de développement de Port-Louis et Envoyé spécial pour ONU-Habitat

                                                                                                    Gaetan Siew | NEF gg2018 Speaker

                                                                                                      Gaetan Siew
                                                                                                      Chairperson of the Port Louis Development Initiative and Special Envoy for UN Habitat

                                                                                                        Genya Dana
                                                                                                        Head of Precision Medicine at the World Economic Forum

                                                                                                          Genya Dana
                                                                                                          Responsable de la médecine de précision au Forum économique mondial

                                                                                                          Grace Nakibaala | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                            Grace Nakibaala
                                                                                                            Founder and CEO PedalTap

                                                                                                            Francoise Nibizi | NEF gg2018 Speakers

                                                                                                              Grâce-Françoise Nibizi
                                                                                                              Founder, SaCoDé & Ageteka Project

                                                                                                                Grâce-Françoise Nibizi
                                                                                                                Fondatrice, Projet SaCoDé & Ageteka

                                                                                                                  H.E. Paul Kagame
                                                                                                                  President of Rwanda

                                                                                                                  Hans Bolscher | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                    Hans Bolscher
                                                                                                                    Senior Consultant Climate and Renewable Energy

                                                                                                                      Hans Bolscher
                                                                                                                      Consultant Senior Climat et Energies Renouvelables

                                                                                                                        Haruo Takeda
                                                                                                                        Corporate Chief Engineer, Hitachi, Ltd.

                                                                                                                          Haruo Takeda
                                                                                                                          Ingénieur en chef de l'entreprise, Hitachi, Ltd.

                                                                                                                            Heide Hackmann
                                                                                                                            Directrice Exécutive du Conseil international pour la science

                                                                                                                            Heide Hackmann

                                                                                                                              Heide Hackmann
                                                                                                                              Executive Director of the International Council for Science

                                                                                                                                Howard Alper
                                                                                                                                Chair, Canvassing Committee, Global Excellence Initiative, and Distinguished University Professor, University of Ottawa

                                                                                                                                  Ingrid Wünning Tschol
                                                                                                                                  Senior Vice President Strategy at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                    Ingrid Wünning Tschol
                                                                                                                                    Vice-présidente stratégie, Fondation Robert Bosch

                                                                                                                                      Jake Bright
                                                                                                                                      Contributor on Africa at TechCrunch and Crunchbase. Award Winning Author of The Next Africa

                                                                                                                                      Jean Philbert Nsengimana

                                                                                                                                        Jean Philbert Nsengimana
                                                                                                                                        Special Advisor, Smart Africa

                                                                                                                                          Jean Philbert Nsengimana
                                                                                                                                          Conseiller spécial, Smart Africa

                                                                                                                                          Jean-Francois Gagné

                                                                                                                                            Jean-Francois Gagné
                                                                                                                                            Co-founder and CEO of Element AI

                                                                                                                                              Jean-Francois Gagné
                                                                                                                                              Co-fondateur et PDG de Element AI

                                                                                                                                              NEF Speaker

                                                                                                                                                Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba
                                                                                                                                                Secretary-General & Spokesperson of Terrawatt Initiative

                                                                                                                                                  Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba
                                                                                                                                                  Secrétaire général et porte-parole de l'initiative Terrawatt

                                                                                                                                                    Jean-Pierre Bourguignon
                                                                                                                                                    President of the European Research Council

                                                                                                                                                      Joelle Pineau
                                                                                                                                                      Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the School of Computer Science at McGill University

                                                                                                                                                        Joelle Pineau
                                                                                                                                                        Professeur agrégée et chercheuse -boursière William Dawson à l'École d'informatique de l'Université McGill, Montréal Canada

                                                                                                                                                          Johannes Fruehauf
                                                                                                                                                          PDG, Bioloabs et Directeur exécutif, LabCentral

                                                                                                                                                            Johannes Fruehauf
                                                                                                                                                            CEO Bioloabs and Executive Director of LabCentral

                                                                                                                                                              John Travis
                                                                                                                                                              Directeur de la rédaction de News, Science

                                                                                                                                                              John Travis | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                John Travis
                                                                                                                                                                Managing Editor of News, Science

                                                                                                                                                                  Jonathan Mboyo Esole
                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University

                                                                                                                                                                    Jonathan Mboyo Esole
                                                                                                                                                                    Professeur assistant, Département de Mathématiques, Université Northeastern

                                                                                                                                                                    Jose M F Moura | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                      José M. F. Moura
                                                                                                                                                                      Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor, CMU & IEEE President Elect

                                                                                                                                                                        José M. F. Moura
                                                                                                                                                                        Professeur à Philip L. et Marsha Dowd University, CMU et président élu de l'IEEE

                                                                                                                                                                          Josh Ghaim, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                          Chief Technology Officer, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

                                                                                                                                                                            Josh Ghaim, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                            Directeur de la technologie, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

                                                                                                                                                                              Justus Masa
                                                                                                                                                                              Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy Conversion at the Center for Electrochemical Sciences, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

                                                                                                                                                                                Justus Masa
                                                                                                                                                                                Responsable de l'électrocatalyse et de la conversion énergétique au Centre des sciences électrochimiques, université de la Ruhr, Bochum, Germany

                                                                                                                                                                                Kathryn Toure | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                  Kathryn Toure
                                                                                                                                                                                  International Development Research Centre Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                    Kathryn Toure
                                                                                                                                                                                    Directrice régionale du Centre de recherches pour le développement international, Afrique subsaharienne

                                                                                                                                                                                      Katrin Rehak-Nitsche
                                                                                                                                                                                      Senior Vice-President of Science and Research at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                        Katrin Rehak-Nitsche
                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Vice-President of Science and Research at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                          Kevin Dzobo
                                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Research Scientist at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

                                                                                                                                                                                            Kevin Dzobo
                                                                                                                                                                                            Chercheur principal au Centre international de génie génétique et de biotechnologie (ICGEB)

                                                                                                                                                                                            NEF Speakers | Klaus von Kltizing

                                                                                                                                                                                              Klaus von Klitzing
                                                                                                                                                                                              Director, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

                                                                                                                                                                                                Klaus von Klitzing
                                                                                                                                                                                                Directeur, Institut Max Planck de recherche sur l'état solide

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Komminist Weldermariam
                                                                                                                                                                                                  IBM-Research Africa, Kenya

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lerato Mbele
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Presenter, Africa Business Report, BBC World News

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lucy Quist
                                                                                                                                                                                                      President of AIMS Ghana

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lutz Ziob
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dean of the 4Afrika Academy at Microsoft

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lutz Ziob
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Doyen de l'Académie 4Afrika chez Microsoft

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Macky Sall
                                                                                                                                                                                                            President of Senegal

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Maha Nasr
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Associate Professor and researcher of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, Egypt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Maha Nasr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professeur associé et chercheuse en pharmacie et en pharmacie industrielle, Faculté de Pharmacie, université Ain Shams, Egypte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mahmud Johnson | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mahmud Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Founder and CEO of J-Palm Libera

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mahmud Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fondateur et PDG de J-Palm Libera

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mamadou Kaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Principal Investigator and the Director of the African Microbiome and Epidemiology Research Group (AfriMERG) at the University of Cape Town

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mamadou Kaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chercheur principal & Directeur, AfriMERG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Manuela Veloso
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Professor & Head of the Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mary Teuw Niane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Senegal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mary Teuw Niane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'innovation du Séné gal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Michelle Gregory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vice-President of Content and Innovation, Elsevier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michelle Gregory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vice-President of Content and Innovation, Elsevier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Moussa Dembele
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CEO, Danapay

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Moussa Dembele
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PDG, Danapay

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Naheed Kurji

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Naheed Kurji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Président et PDG de Cyclica

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Naheed Kurji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              President and CEO of Cyclica

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Naser Faruqui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director of Technology and Innovation, Canada’s International Development Research Centre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Naser Faruqui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Directeur de la technologie et de l'innovation, Centre de recherche pour le développement international du Canada

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nathalie Munyampenda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Managing Director, Next Einstein Forum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Neil Turok
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AIMS Founder and Director of Perimeter Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Neil Turok
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fondateur, AIMS et Directeur, Institut Périmètre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEF Speakers | Nelson Torto

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nelson Torto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nelson Torto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Directeur exécutif, Académie africaine des sciences (AAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Founder and CEO, SMIN Power Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fondatrice et PDG, SMIN Power Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dr. Nina Dudnik | NEF GG2018 Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nina Dudnik
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Founder and CEO of Seeding Labs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nina Dudnik
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fondatrice et PDG de Seeding Labs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Oshiorenoya Agabi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CEO, Koniku Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Oshiorenoya Agabi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PDG, Koniku Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEF gg2018 Speakers | Ousmane Badiane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ousmane Badiane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ousmane Badiane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Directeur pour l'Afrique, Institut international de recherche sur les politiques alimentaires

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Patrick McSharry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Professor at CMU-Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Patrick Nsenga Buchana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CEO of AC Group Ltd

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paul Stoffels | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Stoffels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paul Stoffels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Directeur scientifique, Johnson & Johnson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Paulina Jaramillo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Co-director of the Green Design Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Peter Agre (M.D.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Professor and Director of the Malaria Research Institute at the Bloomberg School of Public Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Agre (M.D.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Professeur et Directeur, Institut de recherche sur le paludisme, École Bloomberg de santé publique

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peter Ngene
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Professeur assistant, Institut Debye pour la science des nanomatériaux, Université d'Utrecht

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Peter Ngene
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Assistant professor, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Peter Strohschneider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Président, Fondation allemande pour la recherche (DFG)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professor Peter Strohschneider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Peter Strohschneider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  President, German Research Foundation DFG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pierre Thiam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Célèbre chef, restaurateur, auteur de livres de recettes et entrepreneur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pierre Thiam | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pierre Thiam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Celebrated chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and entrepreneur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Prince K. Osei
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Project Developer for Quantum Leap Africa (QLA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Prosper Ngabonziza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Scientist at Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Germany

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rocio A Diaz-Chavez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Deputy Director for Research and Energy and Climate Change Programme Leader at the Stockholm Environment Institute Africa Centre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            NEF 2018 Speaker | Romain Murenzi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Romain Murenzi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Romain Murenzi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Directeur exécutif, The World Academy of Science

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ron Mobed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chief Executive Officer, Elsevier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ron Mobed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chief Executive Officer, Elsevier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rose Muturi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      East Africa Regional Director at TALA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rush Holt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rush Holt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PDG, Association américaine pour l'avancement de la science (AAAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rym Kefi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Associate Professor, Institut Pasteur of Tunis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rym Kefi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Professeur assistant, Institut Pasteur de Tunis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sam Yala
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                International Account Manager of Security Products in Worldline, Belgium

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Samaya Nissanke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant Professor, Radboud University, Netherlands

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sanuhska Naidoo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Senior Lecturer, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sanuhska Naidoo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Maître de conférence, Département de génétique, Université de Prétoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Professor Saskia Sassen | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Saskia Sassen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saskia Sassen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Professeur de la chaire Robert S. Lynd de sociologie, Université Columbia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sayed Azam-Ali | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sayed Azam-Ali
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chief Executive Officer of Crops For the Future (CFF)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sayed Azam-Ali
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Président Directeur Général de Crops For the Future (CFF)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seema Kumar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Seema Kumar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson (J&J)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Seema Kumar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vice-présidente innovation, santé mondiale et communication politique, Johnson & Johnson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Simon Ehui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Director of Food and Agriculture Global Practice, The World Bank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Solomon Assefa | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Solomon Assefa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vice President, IBM Research Africa and Emerging Market Solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Solomon Assefa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vice President, IBM Research Africa and Emerging Market Solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Son Excellence Monsieur Paul Kagame
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Président de la République du Rwanda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Steve Mutabazi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chief Investment Strategist, Rwanda Development Board

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tatsuo Arai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Director for Special Missions, Department of International Affairs, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NEF 2018 Speakers GG 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tembine Hamidou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Global Network Assistant Professor at New York University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tembine Hamidou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professeur assistant enéseau international, Université de New York

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Temie Giwa-Tubosun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fondatrice et PDG, LifeBank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Temie Giwa-Tubosun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fondatrice et PDG, LifeBank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Theresia Bauer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ministre des Sciences, de la Recherche et des Arts, Etat du Bade-Wurtemberg, Allemagne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ministerin Theresia Bauer | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Theresia Bauer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Minister of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden- Württemberg State, Germany

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thierry Zomahoun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AIMS President and CEO & NEF Founder and Chair

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thierry Zomahoun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PDG, AIMS et Fondateur et président, NEF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thomas Kariuki
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thomas Kariuki
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Directeur, Alliance pour l'accélération de l'excellence scientifique en Afrique

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tolu Oni
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professeur assistant, Université du Cap, et Co-Présidente, Global Young Academy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professor Tolu Oni

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tolu Oni
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Associate Professor, Co-Chair Global Young Academy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tolulope Olugboji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tolulope Olugboji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant de recherche, Université du Maryland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tracey McNeill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CEO of babyl Rwanda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Professor Tumani Corrah

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tumani Corrah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Director of Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tumani Corrah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Directeur, Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Uta-Micaela Dürig
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vice Chair of the Board of Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Uta-Micaela Dürig
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vice Chair of the Board of Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Veerle Berbers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Senior Advisor Impact Investing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vera Songwe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vera Songwe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vincent Biruta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Minister of Environment, Republic of Rwanda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vincent Biruta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Minister of Environment, Republic of Rwanda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vinet Coetzee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vinet Coetzee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Lecturer, University of Pretoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Agnes Kalibata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEF GG 2018 Speakers | Agnes Binagwaho

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Agnes Binagwaho, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aminata Gabra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Aminata Garba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Abdigani Diriye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Research scientist and manager at IBM Research Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Abdoulaye | NEF Speakers 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Professor, UQAM & Chief Scientist My Intelligent Machines

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Aku Kwamie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Health policy and systems research consultant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              France A. Córdova
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Director of the US National Science Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Peter Agre (M.D.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professor and Director of the Malaria Research Institute at the Bloomberg School of Public Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Solomon Assefa | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Solomon Assefa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vice President, IBM Research Africa and Emerging Market Solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arthur Zang | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Arthur Zang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CEO, Himore Medical and Creator of Cardiopad

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brian Turyabagye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Co-inventor of the MamaOpe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NEF gg2018 Speakers | Ousmane Badiane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ousmane Badiane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEF GG 2018 Speakers | Agnes Binagwaho

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Agnes Binagwaho, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ministerin Theresia Bauer | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Theresia Bauer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Minister of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden- Württemberg State, Germany

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hans Bolscher | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hans Bolscher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Senior Consultant Climate and Renewable Energy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cedric Atangana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CEO of Infinity Space, Builder of WeCashUp

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  France A. Córdova
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Director of the US National Science Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dougbeh Nyan | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dougbeh Christopher Nyan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Liberian Doctor and Creator of Nyan Test

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professor Tumani Corrah

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tumani Corrah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Director of Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Douglas Wallace | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Douglas Wallace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Director, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Abdigani Diriye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Research scientist and manager at IBM Research Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Uta-Micaela Dürig
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vice Chair of the Board of Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dr. Connie Nshemereirwe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Connie Nshemereirwe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Independent Educator & Researcher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dougbeh Nyan | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dougbeh Christopher Nyan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Liberian Doctor and Creator of Nyan Test

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kevin Dzobo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Senior Research Scientist at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Abdoulaye | NEF Speakers 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professor, UQAM & Chief Scientist My Intelligent Machines

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Genya Dana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Head of Precision Medicine at the World Economic Forum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dr. Nina Dudnik | NEF GG2018 Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nina Dudnik
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Founder and CEO of Seeding Labs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jonathan Mboyo Esole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Eliane Ubalijoro | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Éliane Ubalijoro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Professor, McGill University & Executive Director, C.L.E.A.R

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Edgar Pieterse | NEF GG 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Edgar Pieterse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Founding Director of the African Centre for Cities (ACC)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                France A. Córdova
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director of the US National Science Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yabebal Fantaye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ARETE-AIMS Junior Research Chair

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Genya Dana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Head of Precision Medicine at the World Economic Forum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Francoise Nibizi | NEF gg2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grâce-Françoise Nibizi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Founder, SaCoDé & Ageteka Project

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grace Nakibaala | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grace Nakibaala
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Founder and CEO PedalTap

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gadi Ndahumba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Legal Counsel, Africal Legal Support Facility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gaetan Siew | NEF gg2018 Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gaetan Siew
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chairperson of the Port Louis Development Initiative and Special Envoy for UN Habitat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Aminata Gabra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Aminata Garba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Josh Ghaim, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chief Technology Officer, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hans Bolscher | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hans Bolscher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Senior Consultant Climate and Renewable Energy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEF 2018 Speakers GG 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tembine Hamidou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Global Network Assistant Professor at New York University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rush Holt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ingrid Wünning Tschol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Vice President Strategy at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Josh Ghaim, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Chief Technology Officer, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jose M F Moura | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            José M. F. Moura
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor, CMU & IEEE President Elect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Justus Masa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy Conversion at the Center for Electrochemical Sciences, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NEF Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Secretary-General & Spokesperson of Terrawatt Initiative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jonathan Mboyo Esole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mahmud Johnson | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mahmud Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Founder and CEO of J-Palm Libera

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kathryn Toure | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kathryn Toure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      International Development Research Centre Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kevin Dzobo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Research Scientist at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Katrin Rehak-Nitsche
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Vice-President of Science and Research at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          NEF Speakers | Klaus von Kltizing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Klaus von Klitzing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Director, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mamadou Kaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Principal Investigator and the Director of the African Microbiome and Epidemiology Research Group (AfriMERG) at the University of Cape Town

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Agnes Kalibata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thomas Kariuki
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aku Kwamie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Health policy and systems research consultant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rym Kefi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Associate Professor, Institut Pasteur of Tunis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Board member, KPMG - France

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Maha Nasr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Associate Professor and researcher of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, Egypt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mahmud Johnson | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mahmud Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Founder and CEO of J-Palm Libera

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mamadou Kaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Principal Investigator and the Director of the African Microbiome and Epidemiology Research Group (AfriMERG) at the University of Cape Town

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Founder and CEO, SMIN Power Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Justus Masa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy Conversion at the Center for Electrochemical Sciences, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jonathan Mboyo Esole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    NEF 2018 Speaker | Romain Murenzi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Romain Murenzi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jose M F Moura | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        José M. F. Moura
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor, CMU & IEEE President Elect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Founder and CEO, SMIN Power Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dr. Nina Dudnik | NEF GG2018 Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nina Dudnik
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Founder and CEO of Seeding Labs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Maha Nasr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Associate Professor and researcher of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, Egypt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sanuhska Naidoo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Lecturer, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dougbeh Nyan | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dougbeh Christopher Nyan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Liberian Doctor and Creator of Nyan Test

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEF Speakers | Nelson Torto

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nelson Torto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Peter Ngene
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Assistant professor, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Neil Turok
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AIMS Founder and Director of Perimeter Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gadi Ndahumba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Legal Counsel, Africal Legal Support Facility

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Francoise Nibizi | NEF gg2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Grâce-Françoise Nibizi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Founder, SaCoDé & Ageteka Project

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Oshiorenoya Agabi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CEO, Koniku Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NEF gg2018 Speakers | Ousmane Badiane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ousmane Badiane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tolulope Olugboji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professor Tolu Oni

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tolu Oni
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Associate Professor, Co-Chair Global Young Academy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paul Stoffels | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Paul Stoffels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Peter Agre (M.D.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Professor and Director of the Malaria Research Institute at the Bloomberg School of Public Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Professor Peter Strohschneider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Strohschneider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          President, German Research Foundation DFG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pierre Thiam | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pierre Thiam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Celebrated chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and entrepreneur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Edgar Pieterse | NEF GG 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Edgar Pieterse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Founding Director of the African Centre for Cities (ACC)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Peter Ngene
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Assistant professor, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEF Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Secretary-General & Spokesperson of Terrawatt Initiative

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rym Kefi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Associate Professor, Institut Pasteur of Tunis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Katrin Rehak-Nitsche
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Senior Vice-President of Science and Research at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Board member, KPMG - France

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEF 2018 Speaker | Romain Murenzi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Romain Murenzi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rush Holt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sayed Azam-Ali | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sayed Azam-Ali
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Chief Executive Officer of Crops For the Future (CFF)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sanuhska Naidoo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Lecturer, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Solomon Assefa | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Solomon Assefa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vice President, IBM Research Africa and Emerging Market Solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professor Saskia Sassen | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Saskia Sassen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Professor Peter Strohschneider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Peter Strohschneider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      President, German Research Foundation DFG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Founder and CEO, SMIN Power Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEF GG 2018 | Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Adam Sneyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Associate Professor, University of Guelph, Canada

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gaetan Siew | NEF gg2018 Speaker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gaetan Siew
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chairperson of the Port Louis Development Initiative and Special Envoy for UN Habitat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paul Stoffels | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paul Stoffels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thomas Kariuki
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ministerin Theresia Bauer | NEF GG2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Theresia Bauer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Minister of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden- Württemberg State, Germany

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tolulope Olugboji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ingrid Wünning Tschol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Senior Vice President Strategy at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NEF 2018 Speakers GG 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tembine Hamidou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Global Network Assistant Professor at New York University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEF Speakers | Nelson Torto

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nelson Torto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Brian Turyabagye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Co-inventor of the MamaOpe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Neil Turok
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AIMS Founder and Director of Perimeter Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thierry Zomahoun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AIMS President and CEO & NEF Founder and Chair

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professor Tolu Oni

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tolu Oni
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Associate Professor, Co-Chair Global Young Academy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Uta-Micaela Dürig
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vice Chair of the Board of Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Eliane Ubalijoro | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Éliane Ubalijoro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Professor, McGill University & Executive Director, C.L.E.A.R

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vinet Coetzee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vinet Coetzee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Lecturer, University of Pretoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Board member, KPMG - France

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ingrid Wünning Tschol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Senior Vice President Strategy at Robert Bosch Stiftung

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Douglas Wallace | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Douglas Wallace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Director, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yabebal Fantaye
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ARETE-AIMS Junior Research Chair

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yinka Adegoke | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yinka Adegoke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Africa editor for Quartz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arthur Zang | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Arthur Zang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CEO, Himore Medical and Creator of Cardiopad

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thierry Zomahoun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AIMS President and CEO & NEF Founder and Chair