Save The Date: The Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum 2018

SAIS and Connected Hubs is excited to host a dynamic event at the SA Innovation Summit on 12 September 2018 – save the date!
Join us as we celebrate opportunities in the Southern African innovation landscape and unbundle, outline and tackle pressing challenges at the Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum.
The Forum is an opportunity for open dialogue, learning and networking, and we invite you to nominate the best speakers you know from the Southern African region!
The approach to design the programme content is a great example of co-creation but we need your input to make this event truly regional. Who do you want to hear speak about Startup culture, Investable Startups, Inclusive Innovation and Ideal Innovation Ecosystems? We want to hear from you!
Share your ideas by using this cool platform now! Log in to Viima to share the best speakers you know in the different program categories. Feel free to share why you want to hear them and you can even add links! Join the conversation by clicking the ball and commenting or liking the post. Let’s see who’s suggestion gets the most likes!
“Crowdsourcing ideas for the programme and co-designing the content with Connected Hubs is in the spirit of SAIS to foster pragmatic regional collaboration”, states SAIS Programme Director Dr Flora Ismail Tibazarwa. “We welcome all players of the SADC innovation ecosystem to celebrate entrepreneurship!”
Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum 2018 takes place at SA Innovation Summit, Cape Town Stadium, South Africa on 12 September 2018. It features panel discussions and fire-side chats under the theme of Inclusive innovations with a focus on fostering startup culture, connectivity among actors and supporting investable startups.
A highlight of the Forum? Mrs Graça Machel is awarded the 2018 World Prize for Integrated Development for her significant social justice achievements and tireless work on behalf of women and children!

Whether you are an incubator, startup, financier, this event is not to be missed! Buy your ticket to SA Innovation Summit now by using our Promo Code SAIS2 to take advantage of the 10 % discount to all Friends of SAIS.