Non-commercial event series by independent German Outsourcing Association

ICT SECTOR DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

April 25th 2023, Munich, Germany

by Deutscher Outsourcing Verband e.V. and Outsourcing Journal, in cooperation with CodeCentric and Deutsche Gesellschaft f√ľr Internationale Zusammenarbeit¬†

ICT Sector Development Conference 2023

We bring people from the public sector, involved in ICT sector development, in policy making and regulations, in investment promotion, in international representation, in education and in ICT sector support programs together.

The objective is to share and discuss how the process of advancing and growing ICT sectors in emerging and developing economies can be accomplished with effective and sustainable success.

9:00 – 9:10

Opening

Welcome

Stephan Fricke, CEO, German Outsourcing Association

 

Annabell Kreuzer, Advisor for Digital Services & Project Development at GIZ

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9:10 – 9:30

Interactive

Trends in ICT Sector Development and Promotion in Developing and Emerging Economies

Discussing trends and latest experiences supporting ICT sector growth with all participants

09:30 – 10:00

Best Practice

ICT Sector Development Program Presentation ‚Äď Tech216 Tunisia

Closing the gap in sector network and in international marketing and communication to support foreign clients and investments in ICT.

 

Meryem Richter, Project Manager Digital Transformation at GIZ Tunisia and Tech216

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10:00 - 10:30
Networking Break with Coffee and Snacks

10:30 – 11:00

Best Practice Key Note

Effective ICT sector support in Poland - The role of associations and media as growth accelerator

Presenting what facilitation activities an ICT/BSS sector such as Poland need for supporting growth domestically and internationally.

 

Wiktor Doktor, President of Pro Progressio Poland

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11:00 – 11:30

Conversation

Opportunities for emerging ICT service delivery locations in European target markets

Ole Spaarmann, Co-Founder & Engineering Lead at Codeshift, Germany, Rwanda

Samuel Brooksworth, CEO at Remoteli, UK, Ghana

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11:30 – 12:00

Business Application

Bridging administrative gaps - payments in cross-continent business

Using blockchain-based payment rails to simplify payments between Europe & Africa‚ÄĚ

 

Sylvia Durach, Co-Founder  at hopa - building the future of cross-border payments to emerging markets

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12:00 – 12:30

Digital Economy

Digital Ecosystem Development

Simon Floeth, Head of Digital Transformation Center, Innovation an Training Park Prizren, Kosovo

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12:30 - 13:30
Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:00

Best Practice

Investors and prospect service

How to effectively guide prospects and potential investors in Ghana

Stefanie Simon, Head of Competence Center Private Sector Development & Projects, Delegation of German Industry & Commerce in Ghana

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14:00 – 14:30

Insights

Connecting Markets and Promoting International ICT Services Delivery

Target markets and insights, marketing and promotion, success factors, enablers, acceptance, adaption and trust

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14:30 - 15:00
Networking Break with Coffee and Snacks

15:00 – 15:45

Panel

Education and Talent Development

Joseph Semafara, Founder and CEO of Solvit Africa

Jamil Isayyed, Head of Digitalization at AXSOS AG, and Academy Director at AXSOS Academy

Stefanie Simon, Head of Competence Center Private Sector Development & Projects, Delegation of German Industry & Commerce in Ghana

Ulrich Busch, Treasurer of the DSAA e. V. & CEO of getINNOtized

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15:45 – 16:30

Interactive

Recap, lesson learned, closing and networking

All participants

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Tickets

You can register for this event and optional for the following double conference on IT Creation and Operations and on ICT Services Delivery, including the evening networking event.