Regarding the transversal role of telecommunications and new technologies in the structural economy transformation and in human activities the professional trade Convention and Exhibition AFRICA GLOBAL TELECOMS BUSINESS MEETINGS (AFRICA GTBM) is an annual platform for exchanges on major issues between ICT professionals in Africa.

For three days, from September 28th to 30th, 2017, professionals, manufacturers, builders, investors, developers, financiers, actors in the world of telecommunications and consumer of the African continent will meet to the AFRICA GLOBAL TELECOMS BUSINESS MEETINGS Convention & Exhibition in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso under the theme “Digital Economy & Sustainable Development Objectives Achievement “.

An award ceremony for the best innovations and practices called “Africa Global Telecoms Business Awards” will be organized to encourage excellence and best practices and innovations.



08:00am – 07:00pm : Welcome, registration and delivery of participants’ kits.

08:00am – 08:45am : Guests Welcome

09:00am – 10:00am : Official Opening Ceremony

10:00am – 11:00am : Exhibition Visit/Opening cocktail

11:30am – 12:30am : Panel 1: Does this Digital Revolution require new regulatory approaches to identity and security?

03:00pm – 04:00pm : Panel 2 :  Big Data : Issues & Security

08:00am – 05:00pm : Exhibition Visit

09:00am – 10:00am : Panel 3 :  Smart Cities : Challenges and Solutions for Africa.

10:00am – 11:00am : Panel 4 : Africa Telecoms & ICT Infrastructure Financing

11:00am – 12:00am : Panel 5 :  Social Networks impact on Big changes & future innovations

03:00pm – 04:00pm : Panel 6 : Coding learning for children

04:00pm – 05:00pm : Panel 7 : Future of finance with FinTech

08:00am – 12:00am : Exhibitions/Visit

08:00pm – 11:00pm : Closing gala dinner & Awards Ceremony