[Webinar] : Shaping a New Era of Partnership with Côte d'Ivoire

23 Nov 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on global economy. While some industries are struggling, the ICT industry has shown its resilience and tech companies have managed to re-engineer their business models and create new opportunities.  In this context, the ICT cluster in collaboration with the Africa Desk of EDB is organising a webinar targeting the business community in Côte d'Ivoire in view of facilitating interregional innovation.  The webinar will also act as a platform for selected companies to present their innovative solutions and provide opportunities for them to expand their network and engage into new partnerships.

Date : Thursday 26th November 2020

Time : 

  • 14.00 (Mauritian Time)
  • 10.00 (Cote D’Ivoire Time) 

The objectives of the webinar are: 

  • To connect and network with market leaders, private decision makers, innovative start-ups in view of developing new partnership and collaborations.
  • To have a better understanding of the latest technology requirement of the African market 
  • To be apprised on the competitive best practices, technologies and solutions that can drive the digital transformation of the region
  • To identify the most demanded solutions and business models 


  • How Africa is riding the wave of digital revolution and the challenge to continue on the technology disruptive pathway
  • How the Mauritian digital and innovative ecosystem has evolved to meet the requirements of Africa in terms f technology, innovation and creativity.  
  • Digital transformation in West Africa and how this unfolds opportunities for the industry. 


  • Mr Vinay Guddye, Head of Africa & Logistic Cluster, Economic Development Board(EDB)
  • Mr Clarel Constance, Representative of Mauritius Information and Technology Association (MITIA)
  • Mr Roshan Seetohul, President of Outsourcing & Telecommunication Association of Mauritus
  • Mr Olivier Meyer, Representative of Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie France Maurice
  • Pitch by 5 Mauritian ICT companies
  • Mr Franck Quenum, Chef de Service Attraction des Investissements des régions Afrique, Moyen-Orient et Asie de ‘Centres de Promotion des Investissments en Côte D’Ivoire’ (CEPICI) 
  • Mr Philippe Pango, CEO Village des Technologies de l'Information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB)
  • Mr Patrick MBENGUE, Président du Groupement des Opérateurs du Secteur des Technologies de l’Information (GOTIC)
  • Mr Herve Ndoba, General Manager, NH consulting 

Target audience:

  • ICT companies
  • Start-ups, 
  • Financial institutions
  • Public and Parastatal bodies

To confirm you participation, register here.

Download the advert in PDF format here.

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