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SAIS & Connected Hubs presents: The Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum 2018

Credit: BongoHive

The Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2) and Connected Hubs is excited to host a dynamic event at the SA Innovation Summit on 12 September 2018!

Join us as we celebrate opportunities in the Southern African innovation landscape and unbundle, outline and tackle pressing challenges at the Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum.

The Forum is an opportunity for open dialogue, learning and networking, and we invite you to nominate the best speakers you know from the Southern African region! Who do you want to hear speak about Startup culture, Investable Startups, Inclusive Innovation and Ideal Innovation Ecosystems? Share your ideas here!

“Crowdsourcing ideas for the programme and co-designing the content with Connected Hubs is in the spirit of SAIS to foster pragmatic regional collaboration”, states SAIS Programme Director Dr Flora Ismail Tibazarwa. “We welcome all players of the SADC innovation ecosystem to celebrate entrepreneurship!”

A highlight of the Forum? With Inclusive innovation as the theme,  come and bear witness to the awarding of the 2018 World Prize for Integrated Development to Mrs Graça Machel for her significant social justice achievements and tireless work on behalf of women and children.

Mrs Graça Machel

Read more about the World prize and SAIS’ partnership with SA Innovation Summit here.

Theme: Inclusive Innovations

Date: 12 September 2018 – save the date!

Venue:  SA Innovation Summit, Cape Town Stadium, South Africa

What: An engaging and dynamic programme featuring panel discussions and fire-side chats!

Whether you are an incubator, startup, financier, this event is not to be missed!  Buy your ticket to SA Innovation Summit now by using our Promo Code SAIS2 to take advantage of the 10 % discount to all Friends of SAIS.

*Connected Hubs is a network of innovation support organisation across the SAIS 2 implementation countries. Read more about Connected Hubs in our blog.

Source: BongoHive