The Conference will be attended by over 300 delegates from all over Africa as well as from Asia, Europe and the Americas to discuss the latest developments in the fields of economic development as pertains to its relevance for Africa.
The participants are senior experts in the fields of development and education, senior executives and government officials, academics and representatives from the private sector and NGOs.
The main speakers are: Alioune Badiane, Director, Regional Desk for Africa and Arab States, UN-HABITAT ; Professor Arne Bigsten, Gothenburg University; Professor Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University ; Professor Benno Ndulu, Governor, Central Bank of Tanzania ; Mustapha Kamel Nabli, Senior Adviser, Development Economics, World Bank; Caleb M. Fundanga, Governor of Zambia Central Bank; Njuguna Ndung'u, Governor of Kenya Central Bank.
- 2007 African Economic Conference List of Participants
- Feedback from Participants (AEC 2007)
- Tips for Speakers
Participants from Africa and from the Diaspora whose papers have been accepted for presentation will be funded by the organizers.
Serge Maurice Pambou, Director of Cabinet, Ministry of the Economy, Budget, Finance and Privatization, Gabon
"The conference is very interesting. It will raise so many issues and provide possible solutions for the continent’s economic development. African intellectuals, policy-makers and Economists must be frank in order to help the continent find solutions to its problems."
Addis Ababa, November 2007