Symposium

Incubating Innovation 2020 Symposium
An invitation only thought leadership symposium that brings together policy makers, practitioners, financial institutions and thought leaders on climate change, climate innovation and best practice on building a climate-resilient economy for economic transformation as well as ecological prosperity.

Event Theme – Innovation for Our Future
Date – 19th March 2020
Venue – Marriot Hotel

SPEAKERS
Ruka Sanusi
Executive Director - Ghana Climate Innovation Centre
Agata Pawlowska
Operations Manager, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone at the World Bank
Sara Nicholls
Acting High Commissioner of Canada
Birgit La Cour Madsen
Deputy Danish Ambassador
H.E. Ron Strikker
Netherlands Ambassador
Yvonne Ofosu-Appiah
Chief Investment Officer, Wangara Green Ventures
Justina Laing
Group Head, Corporate, Cal Bank
Djabanor Narh
Partner, Advisory Services - EY Ghana

8:00 am

Arrival of Guests/ Registration of Participants
30 minutes

9:00 am

Welcome Address
Ruka Sanusi Executive Director, Ghana Climate Innovation Centre
15 minutes

9:10 am

Keynote Address

  1. Agata Pawlowska, Operations Manager, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone at the World Bank

20 minutes

9:30 am

Panel Discussion

Building a Climate Resilient Economy; Planning Economic Prosperity:

  1. Sara Nicholls, Acting High Commissioner of Canada
  2. Birgit La Cour Madsen, Deputy Danish Ambassador
  3. H.E. Ron Strikker, Netherlands Ambassador
Q&A

1 Hour

10:30 am

Cocoa Break
15 Minutes

11:00 am

Presentation: The Climate Innovators

Climate Innovators/entrepreneurs share their climate-resilient innovation and outline how they are innovating for our future.

  1. Econexus
  2. Trimark
  3. Y&M Regeneration

30 Minutes

11:30 am

Panel

Financing Innovation for the Future:

  1. Yvonne Ofosu-Appiah, Chief Investment Officer, Wangara Green Ventures
  2. Djabanor Narh, Partner, EY Ghana Ltd
  3. Justina Laing, Group Head, Corporate, Cal Bank
Q&A

1 Hour

12:30 pm

Curated lunch

Lunch with curated seating arrangements to ensure that participants network.

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