Grand Opening of the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre and Launch of the Digital Transformation Series

Agenda for the OCN/RANITP Joint Regional Summit on Nov. 22nd as well as the Grand Opening of the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre and Launch of the Digital Transformation Series on Nov. 21st.

Grand Opening of the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre

and Launch of the Digital Transformation Series

Tuesday, 21st of November, 2017

Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre

Strathmore University Law School, Madaraka Estate,

Ole Sangale Road, Nairobi

Time

Session Description

10:30 – 12:30

Digital Transformation Talks

11:30 – 13:00

Guest Lecture for Strathmore University Law School Students

Moderator:

Robin Miller, Partner and Global Technology Practice Leader, Dalberg Advisors

Panelists:

Dale Waterman, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs MEA HQ Lead, Microsoft

Yasemin Genc, Commercial Legal Lead, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

Enrico Calandro, Manager, Regional Academic Network on IT Policies

Stephen Kiptinness, Senior Partner, Kiptinness & Odhiambo Associates

Juliet Maina, Associate, TripleOKLaw

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:30 – 15:00

Arrival and Seating

15:00 – 15:30

Setting the Stage: A Model Partnership between Microsoft, Strathmore, and Dalberg

Amr Kamel, General Manager, West, East, Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands, Microsoft

Izael Da Silva, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Strathmore University

Edwin Macharia, Partner and Africa Regional Director, Dalberg Advisors

15:30 – 15:45

MOU Official Signing Ceremony: Digital Transformation Series

15:45 – 16:15

Digital Transformation Series: Leveraging the Policy Innovation Center

Robin Miller, Partner and Global ICT Practice Leader, Dalberg

Luis Franceschi, Dean of Law School, Strathmore University

Christopher Akiwumi, Director of Government Affairs, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

16:15 – 16:45

Policy Innovation Center Live Demo: Cloud 4 Global Good

John Galligan, Director of Global Government Affairs, Microsoft

16:45 – 17:15

Media De-Brief and Audience Q&A

17:15 – 19:15

Networking Cocktail

Outside Counsel Network & Regional Academic Network on IT Policies

Joint Regional Summit

Wednesday, 22nd of November, 2017

Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre

Strathmore University Law School, Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, Nairobi

Time

Session Description

08:30 – 09:00

Arrival and Seating

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Opening: Academic Network (RANITP) and Outside Counsel Network (OCN)

Serge Ntamack, Government Affairs Programs, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

Ahmed Elessawi, Government Affairs Programs, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

09:30 – 11:00

Academic Network 2017 Research Findings

Facilitator:

Enrico Calandro, Manager, RANITP

Researchers:

Immanuel Umokoro, Researcher, Lagos Business School

Josiah Chavula, Research Engineer, AFRINIC

Kweku Koranteng, PhD Candidate, Stellenbosch University

Mpho Moyo, Research Associate, Research ICT Africa

Shuller Habeenzu, Senior Fellow, ITM Consult

Tonny Omwansa, Professor, University of Nairobi

John Walubengo, Lecturer, Multimedia University of Kenya

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Implications for Africa

Robin Miller, Partner and Global ICT Practice Leader, Dalberg

12:00 – 13:15

Africa Policy Panel

Moderator:

Angela Ng’ang’a, Policy Unit Lead, MEA Multi-Country Cluster, Microsoft

Panelists:

Yasemin Genc, Commercial Legal Lead, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

Robin Miller, Partner and Global ICT Practice Leader, Dalberg

Enrico Calandro, Manager, Regional Academic Network on IT Policies

13:15 – 14:15

Networking Lunch

14:15 – 15:15

State of Cybersecurity & Cybercrime in Africa

Dale Waterman, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs MEA HQ Lead, Microsoft

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Breakout Sessions:

▪ RANITP

▪ OCN

17:00 – 17:20

De-Brief on Breakouts

Ahmed Elessawi, Government Affairs Programs, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

Serge Ntamack, Government Affairs Programs, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft

17:20 – 17:30

Closing Remarks: Moving Forward, Digital Transformation and Beyond

Christopher Akiwumi, Director of Government Affairs, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft