Thursday May 3rd


  • DAY 1
  • Networking Activities
  • One-to-One Sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Others

  • Welcoming Coffee and Registration

    08:00 - 09:00

    Hosted by

  • One-to-One Session

    09:00 - 09:25

    The expansion of Econet Media in Sub Saharan Africa

    Robyn Smith - SVP CEO Kwesé Entertainment, Econet Media
  • One-to-One Session

    09:25 - 09:45


    Khiran Keerodhur - CEO, BMS
    Jean-Christophe Prunet - VP Sales, Services & Marketing Africa Region, Rohde & Schwarz
    Amine Oubid - Chief of Staff, BMS
  • African Public broadcasters: What needs to be done to become more successful?

    09:45 - 10:25 | Panel Discussion
    • New Broadcasting models: interactive services, on demand services, catch-up
    • Revenue opportunities with new delivery formats: HD, Catch-up TV, Web-streaming
    • Advertising models to support free-to-air content
    • What actions should be put in place to help public broadcasters flourish?

    Patrick Mavhura - Director General, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corp.
    Fatuma Matulanga - Head of TBC Zanzibar, Tanzania Broadcasting Corp.
    Jane Kasumba - Head of TV, UBC
  • One-to-One Session

    10:25 - 10:45


    Clint Brown - VP Sales and Market Development, SES
  • Coffee Break

    10:45 - 11:15
  • One-to-One Session

    11:15 - 11:35


    Nicolas Baravalle - VP Sub-Saharan Africa, Eutelsat
    Christoph Limmer - SVP Commercial Development & Strategic Partnerships, Eutelsat
  • How can Telco’s and OTT players collaborate to best served subscribers?

    11:35 - 12:15 | Panel Discussion
    • How can telecom operators compete with or work with the main OTT players?
    • Monetization challenges: payment issues
    • Constraint in acquiring premium and local content

    Simon Aderinlola - GM - Content & Innovation, Airtel Nigeria
    Nana Yaa Dufie Oti-Boateng - Digital Transformation Manager, Vodafone Ghana
    Daniel Price - Mobile & Content Distribution Director Africa, Perform Group
    Benjamin Okoroafor - CEO, Pipul TV
    Thibaud de Rohan Chabot - Sales Director, Broadpeak
    Claire Paponneau - Deputy CEO Mauritius Telecom & COO Orange Telecom, Orange
  • Lunch

    12:15 - 13:15
    Enjoy a wide array of typically Mauritian dishes prepared delicately by the Chef with fresh ingredients in a relax atmosphere.

    Hosted by

  • VIP Networking Lunch

    12:15 - 13:15

    (On invitation only)

    Hosted by

  • One-to-One Session

    13:15 - 13:35

    Africell DR Congo

    Omar Khodr - CEO, Africell DR Congo
  • One-to-One Session

    13:35 - 13:55


    Charles Dawes - Senior Director International Marketing, TiVo
  • Regulatory challenges in the new TV ecosystem

    13:55 - 14:40 | Panel Discussion

    Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu - General Director, NBC - Nigeria
    Botlenyana Mokhele - Councillor, ICASA
    Tebogo Leshope - COO, Sentech
  • One-to-One Session

    14:40 - 15:00

    BBC World News

    Jamie Angus - Director BBC World Service Group, BBC World News
  • One-to-One Session

    15:00 - 15:20


    Hans Geldenhuys - Managing Sales Director, Intelsat - East Africa Region
  • The rise of international TV channels

    15:20 - 16:15 | Panel Discussion
    • Factors contributing and affecting to the growth of international TV channels
    • The foreign strategies of International TV channels
    • Localised content to reach a larger audience

    Louise Cottrell - SVP Affiliate Sales, AMC Network
    Amanda Turnbull - Vice President and General Manager, Discovery Africa & the Middle East
    Jamie Angus - Director BBC World Service Group, BBC World News
    Sevan Ibrahim-Sauer - Head of Distribution Africa, Deutsche Welle
  • Outdoor Networking activities

    16:15 - 19:00

    Golf Session- Golf initiation and contest (on invitation only)


    Catamaran Sunset Cruise (on invitation only)


    Catamaran Sunset Cruise (on invitation only)


  • Cocktail

    19:00 - 20:00

    Attendees are invited for a networking cocktail at the Hilton beach.

    Enjoy a free flow of drinks from the bar accompanied by a great selection of delicious canapés.

    Local Rhum tasting

    Hosted by

  • Dinner

    20:00 - 21:30

    Enjoy a 4-course menu specially designed by the Chef where classical elements and modern influence of French cuisine blend with a touch of Mauritian spirit.

    Hosted by

  • After-party & Fireworks

    21:30 - 22:30

    South Africa’s ghetto funk queen Moonchild Sanelly  is a name that is fast growing on the South African music scene. Join her at the after-party where you can expect the kind of high energy performance she’s synonymous with, as well as some extra spice in the form of new sounds.