The 2019 edition of the African Digital Summit and Expo is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The event organised by ThirdEye Media is seeking to open up the digital future of the African people.
The organiser seeks to do this by bringing digital experts, entrepreneurs, innovators, and policymakers in Africa under one roof to discuss the ways forward.  The discussions will centre on innovations, funding, policies, and trends to up the game for Africa to become the world’s Digital Hub.
ThirdEye Media’s African Digital Summit and Expo happens annually and is a digital conference which is a part of the festival to celebrate the continent’s digital culture. This is to promote consensus with governments and stakeholders to appreciate the usefulness of technology and thus, provide the necessary policies and funding that can really accelerate the “Africa as the World’s Digital Hub” agenda.
The theme for this year’s event is “The State of Ghana’s Economy: Unlocking Africa’s Digital Future”.
There are a lot of young entrepreneurs who will be speaking at this year’s event. The speakers, moderators, and panellists of the 2019 African Digital Summit and Expo include:

  1. Foster Awintiti Akugri(Incubator Manager, SbIncubator Ghana)
  2. Jemila Abdulai(Founder and Editor, Circumspecte)
  3. Kwame A. A. Opoku(Futurist, CEO, Reset Global People)
  4. Kwesi Hayford (CEO, Ghana eSports Association)
  5. Kwadwo Sheldon(Content Creator)
  6. Venus Tawiah(Business Development Director, Now Available Africa)
  7. Joshua Opoku Agyemang Otoo(CEO, IoT Network Hub)
  8. Tom-Chris Emewulu(Founder & President, SFAN)
  9. Alex Offei Lartey(Head of Digital and Social Marketing, AirtelTigo Ghana)
  10. Godfred Appiah Kubi(Digital and Ecommerce Manager, Decathlon Ghana)
  11. Rosy Fynn(CEO, Busy Ghana)
  12. TriForce Johnson(CEO, Empire Arcadia)
  13. Jonathan Laryea(CEO, net)
  14. Isaac Sesi (CEO, Sesi Technologies)
  15. George Opoku(CEO, Kumasi Hive)
  16. Joseph-Albert Kuuire(Creator & Editor, Tech Nova Gh)
  17. Daniel Ofori(Head of Operations, Accra Digital Center)
  18. Felix Oppong Amoako(Founder and CEO, iSel Media Gh)
  19. John Armah(CEO, Orios Ghana)
  20. Lily Edinam Botsyoe(Team Lead, Hacklab Foundation)
  21. Ruddy Kwakye(CEO, Rave Media Group)
  22. Samuel Abeiku Dadson(Chief Growth Officer, Verme Media Network)
  23. James Erskine(Communications Consultant)
  24. George Bright-Abu Jr. (CEO, com)

The event will also allow digital services and products providers to showcase their innovations, services, products, etc. that are helping to push Africa towards complete digital independence.
The event is happening on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre.

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