Master Schedule

Day 1 - August 1, 2019
11:30 AM
Check-in at African Union Conference Hall
1:00 - 1:05 PM
Welcome
1:05 - 1:15 PM
Opening Remarks from the Conference Co-Chair
Mr. Sandokan Debebe
Director General, Ethiopian Technology and Innovation Institute
1:15 - 1:25 PM
Opening Remarks from the Diaspora Agency
Ms. Selamawit Girma
Director, Ethiopian Diaspora Agency
1:25 - 1:40 PM
The TASFA Journey
Dr. Dereje Tessema
1:40 - 2:00 PM
Keynote Address
2:00 - 3:15 PM
ENABLERS FOR GOVERNMENT TRANSFORMATION - I
-
Crafting Powerful Work Relationship through Communication
Mr. Yonatan Tadese
-
Transformation and the Legal System
Prof. Won Kidane
-
Developing the Culture of Service
Mr. Solomon Tadesse
-
The Path to Digital Transformation
Dr. Seble Mengesha
-
Cloud Computing for Govrnment
Mr. Birye Abebe
3:15 - 3:20 PM
Session Recap
Mr. Samson Teferra
3:20 - 3:40 PM
* * * Tea Break * * *
3:40 - 5:00 PM
ENABLERS FOR GOVERNMENT TRANSFORMATION - II
-
Alternative Energy - Nuclear Power
Mr. Getachew Tesfaye
-
Alternative Energy - Wind and Solar Power
Mr. Behailu Asefa
-
Ethiopia - Human Capital as a Global Service
Mr. Denekew Jembere
-
Complementing Human Capital through Diaspora Engagement
Mr. Ayenachew Aseffa
-
Project Management in a World of Continuous Change
Mr. Dereje Abebe
5:00 - 5:10 PM
Session Recap
Mr. Samson Teferra
5:10 - 6:30 PM
Networking
Day 2 - August 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Engineering Sessions
Venue: Ethiopian Youth Sport Academy
  • Panel Discussions Topics:
    •   -  Construction Driven Design, Supervision and Geotechnic
    •   -  Construction Management 
  • Workshop Topics:
    •   -  Crafting Powerful Work Relationship through Communication
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Information Technology and Innovation
Venue: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - New Building Conference Hall
  • Panel Discussions Topics:
    •   -  Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Computing and Convergence; Software Development and Government System Automation
  • Workshop Topics:
    •   -  ITiL Framework IT Governance
    •   -  Software Lifecycle
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nuclear Energy - An Alternative Solution to Ethiopia's Need
Venue: Ministry of Innovation and Technology
Day 3 - August 3, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Engineering Sessions
Venue: Ethiopian Youth Sport Academy
  • Panel Discussions Topics:
    •   -  Alternative Energy
    •   -  Transporation and Global Logistics
  • Workshop Topics:
    •   -  Foundations of Information Technology
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Information and Communications Technology
Venue: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - New Building Conference Hall
  • Panel Discussions Topics:
    •   -  Cyber Security, Information Assurance and Business Continuity
  • Workshop Topics:
    •   -  Crafting Powerful Work Relationship through Communication
    •   -  ICT Infrastructure
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Culture, Tourism, Hospitality, and Travel
Venue: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - New Building Conference Hall