The one day summit is designed to highlight the key Investment opportunities especially in the Banking & ICT Sectors. As an emerging economic capital for the region, Ethiopia is leading the way in industrial growth, international trade and global integration for sub-Saharan Africa as a whole.

As a member of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States trade bloc and beneficiary of the European Union’s preferential trade regime, Ethiopia’s exports have quota and tariff free access to the European Union, as well as similar benefits to the United States under the provisions of the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

The event will help all players in all sectors of business to interact with both Public and Private sectors, Government officials, international organizations and other local business leader to discuss and identify the technical, environmental and business opportunities.

Event Date: Friday 21st November, 2014

Time Topic Presenter Organization
08:00AM - 06:00PM Registration Desk Open - -
08:30AM – 09:00AM Coffee & Tea - -
09:00 AM “Word of Welcome and Opening Remarks" Mr. Luke Mulunda Operations and Communication Manager, Cyber Security Africa
09:15:00 AM "Investing more In Information Systems Security Skills" Mr. Gezahegn Dugassa Leta Director, Banking Products and Technology Innovation Awash International Bank S.C Ethiopia
P9:45:00 AM "Fraud and Risk Management" Humans: the real source of IT Risk Mr. Alex Mathenge Regional Manager NetGuardians Switzerland
10:15:00AM "IT Infrastructure Testing & Security” Mr. Charles Watathi Senior Security Consultant, Cyber Security Africa
10:45:00AM "Imagining Cyberspace in 2025" Highlights:
      1. Future Scenarios - Shifting tactics
      2. Microsoft Cyber Security experience
      3.Responding to new security Challenges
Angela Ng’ang’a Corporate Affairs Lead ESA & IOI Microsoft Middle East & Africa
11:15:00 AM Q & A - -
11:30.00 AM Official Opening of the Exhibition and Tea Break Sponsored By:  Cyber Security Africa
12:00:00 Noon

"Global Perspective - The Next Big Payment Trends to Learn From"

Daryl will review the latest payment trends from around the world, focusing on how technology can be used to gain and maintain a competitive advantage.

Mr. Daryl Berg Managing Director BPC Africa BPC Banking Technologies South Africa
12:30:00 PM "Enhacing secure payments transactions: 3D secure, strong authentication, compliance" Highlights:
    - Multi-Channel management
    - Multi-factor authentification
    - Compliance with international standards Jurisdiction
Mr. Mustapha HABLI Deputy General Manager - In charge of business development in Africa. M2M Group Morrocco
13.00.00PM Q & A - -
13.15.00 PM Buffet Luncheon Sponsored By:  Huawei
14.15.00pm "Global Mobile Money Trend" Highlights: Huawei Mobile Money Vision & Strategy Huawei as your trustworthy MM business Partner Mr. Genner Cheng Solution Director of Mobile Money Solution, Huawei Technologies
14.45.00PM "Integrated Application Security Approach" Benefits of early testing using static code analyzers. Overview and Demo of our Checkmarx SAST solution Mr. Eli Menashe Regional Sales Manager Africa, Checkmarx, Israel
15.15.00PM "Benefits Of Converging Banking Technologies" Growth in the Banking ICT sector has exploded over the past 10 years. Dynamic market and technology developments have led to a phenomenon known as convergence; for our purpose we define this as the erosion of boundaries between previously separate ICT services, networks, and business practices. Examples include Mobile Wallet solutions that offer mobile banking services by converging/ integrating mobile technologies and core banking systems. Mr. Felix Mulei ICT Consultant, Eclectics International Ltd, Kenya
15.45.00PM Q & A - -
16.00.00PM Networking Cocktails Sponsored by:  m2m Group
18.00.00 PM Dinner & Gifts Presentation Sponsored By:  BPC Africa Banking Technologies South Africa

The Summit speaker panel will include and not limited to local, regional and international acclaimed experts. More information about Summit Speakers.

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to be recognized as the official carrier for the 2nd Annual Ethiopia Banking and ICT Summit 2014, to be held at Sheraton Addis on November 21, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

As part of this partnership between Cyber Security Africa and Ethiopian Airlines, ET is offering a 10% discount on both Business and Economy class for all delegates traveling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with Ethiopian Airlines.

Delegates are invited to make travel arrangements to the event by contacting local Ethiopian Airlines sales office. To find out your nearest ET office, please click here and email your departure city to Ethiopian Airlines representative.

Kindly take note of the following sales and travel restrictions for the event:

  • Delegates may purchase their flight ticket until Friday, November 21, 2014.
  • Delegates are expected/ allowed to travel to Addis Ababa from Friday, November 07 up to November 21, 2014.
  • Delegates are allowed to return to their original destination or travel to their intended destination from Friday, November 21 up to December 05, 2014.
  • The Summit speaker panel will include and not limited to local, regional and international acclaimed experts. For more information kindly contact:

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