Nigeria’s top business leaders to headline PMI Africa’s Conference in Nairobi
Project Management Institute (PMI), the leading professional organisation for project management and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals, has announced that executives from United Bank for Africa, Junior Achievement Africa, and Dangote are amongst leading Nigerian organisations to take the stage at the PMI Africa Conference.
The highly anticipated event is being hosted at the Emara Ole Sereni, Nairobi, Kenya, from 10 to 12 September, 2023. The conference brings together Africa’s most influential Project Management Officers (PMOs), project leaders, practitioners, youth, and government to elevate the project management landscape.
With over 500 delegates attending, the conference promises to be the continent’s largest and most impactful gathering of project professionals.
The theme “The Africa We Want: Together We Can” will be reflected in presentations, product showcases, and panel discussions.
The speakers, drawn from various fields, will share insights from their experience and expertise on a wide range of topics and take a look at the first decade of Agenda 2063. They will also appraise the extraordinary work of project professionals in Africa’s project economy and reflect on the progress of some of the flagship projects.
The Keynote Speaker, Executive Director and Group Chief Operating Officer at UBA Group, Alex Alozie, will speak on cultivating skills for leading and managing complex projects and share lessons on the role of project management in the growth and success of major businesses.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Junior Achievement Africa, Simi Nwogugu, will share her views on education and entrepreneurship, as a panelist with CEO, Workspace Global, Sydney Sam.
Adeola Akande, Transformation / Change Management Lead at Dangote Industries joins fellow Nigerian, Temi Kolawole, Digital Marketing Executive, DLM Capital Group, and Dr. Moses Adoko, Chief Knowledge Offices, NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre, to discuss AI and its implications for Africa.
“With over 25 sessions across three days, PMI Africa Conference is a veritable meeting point for partners, stakeholders, and the project management community to connect with leading voices who will present in-depth content, share insights and highlight best practices in project management,” the Managing Director, PMI Sub Saharan Africa, George Asamani said.
One of the conference’s highlights is the roundtable discussions – an invaluable opportunity built into the agenda for project managers to discuss topics that matter most to the community.
The PMI Africa Conference 2023 is sponsored by the Creativ Group and Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF).