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Programme

Programme for the Swedish-Kenyan ICT Delegation in Nairobi 29-30 January, 2014.

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Nairobi Kenya

05.30 Check out from Serena Hotel and transport to Entebbe airport

07.50 Kenya Airways KQ419 Kampala to Nairobi (suggested flight)

09.00 Arrival JKIA

09.20 – 11.00 Transport to Hotel

11.00 Check in at Sankara Hotel Nairobi Address: 05 Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi

11.45 Transport to Capital Club

12.00 - 14.15 Lunch and intro seminar at Capital Club (opposite Business Sweden’s office)

Presentation of The Kenyan ICT sector

Briefing about program

Practical information and Q&A from participants

Address: Imperial Court, Westlands

14.30 – 18.00 Individual B2B meetings, Business Sweden’s office
Address: Eden Square, 3rd floor, off Westlands road

Transport to the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in Nairobi

19.00 Dinner at the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in Nairobi
Address: The Swedish Residence, Rosslyn, off Limuru Road

21.00 Transport to Sankara hotel

Thursday 30 January 2014

Swedish-Kenyan ICT conference at The Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in Nairobi

Hosted by Business Sweden, the Embassy of Sweden in Kenya and in collaboration with Ericsson

Moderator: Mr Olov Hemström, Area Manager, Business Sweden sub-Saharan Africa

Address: The Swedish Residence, Rosslyn, off Limuru Road

07.30 Transport from hotel

08.30 – 09.00 Registration & Coffee

09.00 – 09:30 Sweden - Kenya key note addresses

Welcome and introduction speech by The Swedish Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Mr. Johan Borgstam

Introductory speech by H.E. Mr Jonas Hafström, Ambassador and Senior Advisor to the Minister for Trade, Sweden

Key note speech by Dr Fred Matiang’i Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of information and Communications Technology

09.30 – 11.10 ICT empowering people and creating welfare for the society

Swedish SymbioICT Vision by Mr Robin Pettersson, Trade Commissioner, Eastern Africa, Business Sweden

Building the networked society in Africa, by Mr Fredrik Jejdling, Head: Ericsson Sub-Saharan Africa
Synopsis: Insights & Trends in Africa

Changing lives through ICT, by Mr. Bob Collymore, CEO Safaricom
Synopsis: TBD

Inclusive and connected cities by Mr Thomas Melin, Head of External Relations, UN-Habitat
Synopsis: ICTs will play a major role in creating the integrated and inclusive cities of the future

Communication for all, by Mr Robert Rudin, Country Manager Ericsson Kenya
Synopsis: Importance of Ericsson in Kenya

Airtel speaker (TBD)
Synopsis: TBD

11.10 - 11.25 Coffee Break

11.25 – 12.20 The role of governments in driving ICT – With Q&A

Kenya’s strategic plan for 3rd strategy ICT, by Mr. Francis Wangusi, Director General CCK
Synopsis: Regulatory challenges in Kenya regarding spectrum allocation

Sweden - A world leader in ICT by Dr Bo Andersson, Chief Economist, Swedish Post & Telecom Agency (PTS)
Synopsis: How Sweden became a world leader in ICT

The Swedish finance model by Mrs. Katarina Hirsch, EKN
Synopsis: The financing opportunities of ICT projects

12.20 – 13.30 Developing ICT infrastructure – With Q&A

IT Managed Services by Mr Lars Stuber, Head of Practice, Managed Services, Ericsson
Synopsis: Insights on the pressures for speed in Performance, Service Quality & Enablement

Meeting the exceptional needs of African data centers: Operator Mozambique case study by Mrs. Carita Costa, Regional Sales Director, Eastern & Southern Africa, Flexenclosure Synopsis: Custom designed pre-fabricated solutions that bring world class data centers to any part of the world

Metro & Regional Optical Networking by Mr. Per Holmgren, Sales Director Russia/CIS & MEA, Transmode Systems AB
Synopsis: Metro & Regional Optical Networking; Key challenges and Requirements

How to secure Value for Money in the ICT investment by Mr. Morgan Hallgren, CEO of ICT Networks
Synopsis: How the "Certified Fibre Technician program" can affect the Total Cost of Ownership of an ICT infrastructure

13.30 – 14.30 Networking lunch (buffet lunch at the Residence)

14.30 – 15.40 Innovation and mobile services – With Q&A

NGOs and ICT – How to maximize the benefits of ICT, by Mr. Erik Frisk, Project Manager U-report, UNICEF
Synopsis: How NGO’s are utilizing ICT to overcome some of the key challenges in the region

The Entrepreneur and the Enterprise by Mr Jimmy Gitonga, Hype Master, iHub
Synopsis: Africa is going into ICT as an industry, an economic environment and as a lifestyle

Monetising Services for LTE (Multimedia/Mobile Services) by Mr Hans Piet, Head of Practice, Mobile Broadband, Ericsson
Synopsis: Insights on the monetising pressures for speed in Performance, Service Quality & Enablement

15:40 – 16:40 Panel Discussion
Synopsis: How ICT impacts society and how it stimulates innovation in Kenya

Moderator: Mr Sean Moroney, Chairman AITEC Africa

Panellists:

  • Mr Gituro Wainaina, Director of the Social and Political Pillars, Kenya Vision2030

  • Mr Jimmy Gitonga, Hype Master, iHub

  • Mr John Kieti, Executive Director, mLab

  • Mrs Katarina Hirsch, Head of ICT, EKN

  • Mr Bo Andersson, Chief Economist, Swedish Post & Telecom Agency

  • Mrs Carita Costa, Regional Sales Director, Eastern & Southern Africa, Flexenclosure

  • Mr Morgan Hallgren, CEO of ICT Networks

  • Mr Hans Piet, Head of Practice, Mobile Broadband, Ericsson

  • Mr Erik Frisk Project Manager U-report, UNICEF

17:00 Networking Cocktail at The Swedish Ambassador’s Residence

19.00 Transport to Sankara hotel (1st)

20.00 Transport to Sankara hotel (2nd)