Upcoming Young Innovators’ Forum

SPEAKERS

PERIS BOSIRE

Co-Founder, FarmDrive

ANTHONY MUTUA

CEO, Hatua Kenya (Inventor of the 'SHOE CHARGER'))

DAVID NGIGI

Grants Coordinator, NACOSTI

ELAINE KYALO

Chairperson, Unified Innovation Society (UIS)

CHEBET KOROS

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya - Sichangi Intellectual Property Office

DR. NYOTU GITAU

Bioentrepreneur - Trek Science

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