Corporate Council on Africa Cordially Invites you to Attend

U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2017
June 13-16,2017 | Washington, DC

Dear Reader

Corporate Council on Africa is honored to announce that H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique will speak at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC..

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) will convene business and government leaders at its 11th biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC to discuss the challenges of doing business in Africa, proffer actionable solutions for businesses looking to seize opportunities, and begin to shape U.S.-Africa trade and investment policies.

The theme for the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit is The U.S. Stake in Africa: A Call for Greater Economic Engagement. This overarching theme is explored through three main topics on each day:

1. Navigating the African Market
2. Africa in a Globalizing Economy
3. Regional Integration and the Impact on Trade and Investment 

WHEN: June 13 - 16, 2017

WHERE: Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington D.C.

Registration Rates - AHBS Readers: $1,000

How to Register:

To register please click the 'REGISTER' button below, select the "non-member" rate and enter the registration code BizCham2017 located on the payment page of the registration site.

Here is a preview of the speaker line-up confirmed to attend CCA’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC on June 13-16, 2017.

50+ Speakers Confirmed

•    Sola Adepetun, Senior Partner, Energy and Project Finance Group, ACAS-Law
•    Dr. David Barash, Chief Medical Officer & Executive Director, Global Health, GE Foundation 
•    Jonathan Berman, Senior Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP
•    Tony Carroll, Vice President, Manchester Trade Limited
•    Miriam Chiazor, Content Editor, Afro Tourism 
•    Greg Cohen, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Asoko Insight
•    Miguel Coleta, Global Sustainability Officer, Philip Morris  
•    Gary Collar, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia-Pacific and Africa (APA), AGCO
•    Dr. Alain Damiba, Senior Vice President of Technical Leadership and Global Programs, Jhpiego 
•    Bryn Fosburgh, SVP, Trimble Inc. 
•    Tewolde GebreMariam, Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines
•    Krysta Harden, Vice President, Public Policy and Chief Sustainability Office, Dupont  
•    Paul Hinks, CEO, Symbion Power
•    Paul Holmes, Director, Federal Relations - Global Health, American Cancer Society
•    Cheryle Jackson, President of AAR Africa, AAR Corp
•    Seward “Skip” L. Jones Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa and Middle East, U.S. Department of Commerce 
•    Barbara Keating, President and Founder, Computer Frontiers  
•    Dr. Douglas Keene, Vice President, Pharmaceutical Management and Health Technologies Group,Management Sciences for Health (MSH) 
•    Katrin Kuhlmann, President and Founder, New Markets Lab  
•    Olaf Kula, Senior Vice President, ACDI/VOCA
•    Laura Lane, President, Global Public Affairs, UPS 
•    Florizelle Liser, President and CEO, Corporate Council on Africa
•    Rebecca Martin, Director, Center for Global Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
•    Vicky McPherson, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
•    Tsepiso Mosasane, Director of Immigration, Kingdom of Lesotho
•    Hon. Dr. Eng. Walter Mzembi, Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Republic of Zimbabwe & Chairperson of the Commission for Africa, UN World Tourism Organization
•    Jonathan Nash, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation  
•    Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General, COMESA 
•    Andy Olson, Senior Advisor, International Economics & Trade, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations  
•    Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank
•    David Picard, Region Manager, Africa/Middle East, Caterpillar 
•    Jirair Ratevosian, Director, Government Affairs, Africa, Gilead Sciences Inc.  
•    Nabil Elias Romanos, Vice President, MEA & Emerging Markets VARIAN Medical Systems
•    Aymeric Saha, Managing Director, NASP-USAID Investment Partnership
•    Federica Saliola, Program Manager, Enabling the Business of Agriculture, World Bank
•    Mohammed Samir, President – India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA), Procter & Gamble
•    Toyin Saraki, Founder, Wellbeing Foundation
•    Scott Schloegel, Acting Vice Chairman and First Vice President, Export Import Bank of the United States 
•    Dawn Shackleford, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, WTO and Multilateral Affairs, USTR 
•    Marcel De Souza, President, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
•    Vanessa Stiffler-Claus, Director, International Affairs, John Deere  
•    Dr. Jeffrey Sturchio, Rabin Martin
•    Paul Sullivan, Vice President, Acrow Bridge
•    Lynn Tabernacki, Deputy VP SME Finance & Head Global Energy, OPIC  
•    Eric Trachtenberg, Director, Food and Agriculture, McLarty Associates
•    Alain Tschudin, Executive Director, SADC, Good Governance Africa  
•    Jon Vandenheuvel, CEO, Africa Atlantic Holdings  
•    General William E. (Kip) Ward (ret.), President and COO, Sentel Corp.
•    Staci Warden, Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute 
•    Jean-Louis Warnholz, Founding Principal and Managing Director, BlackIvy Group
•    Robert Watkinson, Partner, Portland Communications
•    Jim Winkler, Global Practice Leader, Trade & Investment, DAI 
•    Vice Admiral Anthony L. Winns (Ret.), President, Middle East-Africa Region, Lockheed Martin Corporation
•    Rahama Wright Founder and CEO, Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty, LLC
•    Fatai Yusufu, President, Fayus International Foods