Upcoming Young Innovators’ Forum

SPEAKERS

PROF. PETER M. F. MBITHI

Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi

GERALD MAITHYA

Director; Chief of Staff Barclays Bank Kenya United Kingdom

ZAHID MUSTAFA

Retail & Business Banking Director - Barclays Bank

KAMAL BUDHABHATTI

CEO, Craft Silicon

DEVIKA DAGA

Business Development for Google Access

JOHN MATOGO

University Relations Leader - IBM in East Africa

PROF. BITANGE NDEMO

Associate Professor, University of Nairobi

MINU LIMBU

Information Management Specialist (Innovation Lead) - UNICEF

PROGRAMME

Time Activity Person
Session One: The Promise of Innovation
0810-0900 Arrival of guests and registration of students C4D, UIS
0900-0905 Opening remarks C4D, UIS
0905-0915 Message from Sponsors Barclays, C4DLab, UoN
0915-0935 Remarks by University Executive Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi – Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi
0940-1000 Key note speech: Building an Innovative Enterprise Kamal Budhabhatti – CEO – Craft Silicon
1000-1035 Panel Session 1:
Journey to Entrepreneurship
Kamal Budhabhatti, CEO, Craft Silicon
Peris Bosire, Co-Founder, Farm Drive
Antony, Founder, Trek Science
Session Two: Innovation in Action
1035-1050hrs Building our local Innovation Community UIS, C4DLab
1050-1130hrs Panel Session 2: Enabling Innovation David Yen, BBK
John Matogo, IBM
Devika Daga, Google
1130-1140hrs Ice Breaker and Games: Formula for creativity C4DLab
1140-1200hrs Vital skills for Innovators Minu Limbu, Unicef
1200-1240hrs Refreshments  
Session three: Getting started
1300-1320hrs Keynote speech: The future of Innovation In Kenya Prof. Bitange Ndemo, Professor at University of Nairobi and former PS
1325-1340hrs Government funding of innovation  National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation
1345- 1400hrs Intellectual Property in life Sciences Chebet Koros, GoK
1405-1420 hrs Vote of Thanks and closing Remarks UIS, C4DLab