Thank you to all presenters, partners, businesses and student participants for making the 2018 event a success! Please fill out our survey to help us improve our program and offer even more next year. Please find resources, presentations and more below.
Audio Recording of Welcome, Keynote Address, and South Africa and Kenya panel discussions
Audio Recording of Ghana and Botswana panel discussions and closing
Welcome and General Insights on Sub-Saharan Africa
|Dr. Vipin Gupta, Co-Director of the Center for Global Management and CSUSB Jack H. Brown College Professor of Management|
Dr. Sarita Jackson, President/CEO of Global Research Institute International Trade, Adjunct Professor, CSUSB Center for Global Management
“Designing a ‘Frontier Markets’ Trade Policy for Expanding Sales Opportunities for Small and Medium-size Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa”
Bryan A. O’Byrne, Chief of International Affairs and Trade Policy, Office of International Trade U.S. Small Business Administration
Inquiries, including input on trade agreements can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Country introduction video
Regina Mead, Managing Member, Mb4
Christopher Jackson, President/Founder, Sub-Saharan Africa Transnational Strategic Alliance
|Curtis Jones, Global GreenLink Energy Africa|
Barbara Gbokoga-Quaye, Country Director, Pyxera Global
Seth-Twum-Akwaboah, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Ghana Industries
|John R. Monteiro, President, GLOBAL WASTE 2 ENERGY, USA|
|Kusum Kavia, Combustion Associates Inc.|
|Clever Gumbo, Business Professor, Botho University|
Rudy Ceres, Ceres Law P.C.
Reginald Selelo, COO, Botswana Investment and Trade Centre
IE Global Innovation Awards Luncheon
The IE Global innovation awards recognize innovative Inland Empire businesses who demonstrate sustained or emerging potential for innovation-based globalization. Global Innovation Awards 2018 will give special recognition to businesses successful in the Sub-Saharan African region based on innovative design, media and/or technology; in addition to recognizing businesses who have demonstrated general leadership for innovation-based globalization of Inland Empire region.