Technology experts from Government, Industry, and Academia from all over the world will discuss key topics, including future trends, innovation, entrepreneurship, data-based governance, agile ways of working, operational considerations, and much more.


Abdellatif Miraoui

Minister of Higher Education in Morocco

Saifur Rahman

IEEE President

Mohamed Essaidi

GIA Africa Forum Chair

Wojciech Bajda

 AWS – Managing Director, Middle East & Africa

Mohamed Aboud

IEEE TEMS, Vice President for Membership Development and Marketing

GIA Hub – Chair

Habiba Ben Barka

Chief of Africa Section at UNCTAD

Khouloud Abejja

Directrice de la transformation digitale ADD

Munyaradzi Gwatidzo

 Astro Africa – Founder & CEO

Abdelelah Kadili

Tamkine – President

Qamar Raheel

ICESCO – Director of Science Division

Azza El Shenawy

AWS – Worldwide Public-Sector Head of Egypt and North Africa

Vincent Kaabunga

Co-founder Gr8 Analytics, Past Chair Africa Council

Aristotle Onumo

Director, NITDA Nigeria.

Cristina Bueti

Counsellor on Metaverse at International Telecommunication Union

Samir Rachidi

Acting General Manager


ICESCO – Programs Manager

Mats Johansson

 Eon Reality – President

Amel Saidane

 Founder & CEO betacube

Ajibola Odukoya

COO, Afrilabs

Rym Jarou

PM for Startups & Innovation Ecosystem of Smart Africa

Tamer Montasser

 Executive Director of Markets Development NTRA Egypt

Juan Carlos

USAID – Morocco Office Director

Hesham Wahby


Piyoosh Palan

Templar ExecutivesManaging Director

Karim Hanafy

 AWS – Partner, Channel & Alliances Leader, Middle East & Africa

Nneoma Ofodile

General Manager Digital Africa Global Council

Mohamed El Dallal

Vice Chair, IEEE Entrepreneurship

Hicham Turki

Novation City CEO

Hussien Mostafa

 Africa IoT & AI Challenge – Program Manager

Mohamed Abdelrahman

Regional Manager MARSES Robotics

Ahmed Bastawy

Founder & CEO, ICEALEX

Tarek Chelaifa

 Senior Manager, GSMA

Hesham Galal

 Regional Solutions Architect Manager AWS

Ahmed Mazloum

Government Industry Academia Hub – Project Manager