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2018 Agenda: Key Themes

The ICA Zambia agenda has been developed to support local SME's to understand and gain access to impact investors. Sessions are designed to maximise event deal flow.
Conference Agenda - ICA: Zambia 2018
Monday 01 October
Lusaka, Zambia
16:00 - 17:30
Pre-Registration & Setup (Radisson Blu Hotel)
ICA: Zambia 2018 participants may complete registration by collecting their delegate pack & event access pass (business card required). Sponsors are also asked to setup their dedicated tabletop positions, and connect with session panellists.
18:00 - 20:00
Evening Networking Reception - British High Commission Residence
An 'ice-breaker' Reception for ICA sponsors, investors and registered Impact Starter SMEs to meet and discuss the two days ahead in a relaxed and informal setting, whilst enjoying a range of canapés and refreshments at the British High Commissioner's Residence. Transportation will depart from the Radisson Hotel Lobby at 5:45pm.
Tuesday 02 October
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka
8:00 - 8:50
Morning Registration
ICA: Zambia 2018 participants may enjoy tea & coffee whilst completing registration by collecting their delegate pack & event access pass (business card required), if not completed Monday afternoon. Sponsors are also asked to finalise the setup of their dedicated tabletop positions.
8:50 - 9:20
Opening Ceremony
 
Dr. E. D. Wala Chabala, Economic Policy & Strategy Consultant of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)
 
Perry Mapani, Director General of Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)
 
Hon. Christopher Bwalya Yaluma, MP, Minister of Ministry of Commerce, Trade & Industry
9:20 - 9:35
Keynote Address & Introductions
Impact Investing; Why Zambia? Why now?
 
Cuthbert Malindi, Founder & CEO of EIAH Capital & CONFERENCE CHAIR
9:35 - 9:50
Setting the Scene: Data Snapshot
Economic, social and demographic background, key metrics, and 7 year plan.
 
Dr. E. D. Wala Chabala, Economic Policy & Strategy Consultant of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)
9:50 - 10:35
Setting the Scene: Business Environment
A view from the inside - what is it like to do business in Zambia? Discussing stability, support mechanisms, and the impact of regulations.
9:50 - 9:55 
Panel Chair: Laurian Haangala, Board Member of Zambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ZACCI)
 
Moses Mwanakatwe, Manager - Business Development of Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)
 
Njavwa Mutambo, CEO of Musanga
 
Peter Ndichu, Market Engagement Manager of Ecosystem Accelerator, GSMA
10:35 - 10:50
SME Speed Pitches
Three 5 minute speed pitches from Impact Starter SMEs.
10:50 - 11:20
Networking Morning Break
11:20 - 11:40
SME Speed Pitches
Four 5 minute speed pitches from Impact Starter SMEs.
11:40 - 12:20
Setting the Scene: Impact Investment Climate
Zambia as an impact investment target; discussing markets and the difficulties of other forms of financing.
11:40 - 11:45 
Panel Chair: Rosanne Whalley, Partner of AHL Venture Partners
 
Rodney Carew, Principal & Head of OCA Zambia of Open Capital Advisors (OCA)
 
Sven Haefner, CEO of 30Thirty Capital
 
Mafipe Chunga, Senior Manager Deal Advisory of KPMG
12:20 - 12:50
Spotlight on Zambian Success
Completed Impacting Investing deals done during 2017-2018; the means to succeed and make an impact!  
 
Tue Andersen, Managing Partner of Kukula Capital
 
Brad Magrath, Co-Founder & CEO Zoona Zambia of Zoona Transactions
12:50 - 13:10
SME Speed Pitches
Four 5 minute speed pitches from Impact Starter SMEs.
13:10 - 14:10
Networking Lunch Break
14:10 - 14:30
SME Speed Pitches
Four 5 minute speed pitches from Impact Starter SMEs.
14:30 - 15:10
Discussion Panel: How to Increase/Strengthen Impact Investing in Zambia
Looking at trends in Impact Investing, the current African themes in Impact Investments, and key targets for II in Sub-saharan Africa. Including a broad view of the Impact Investing landscape, what can impact investors do to increase investment into Zambia, and what can local SMEs do to better access impact capital?
14:30 - 14:35 
Panel Chair: Noriana Muneku, Executive Director  of Lusaka Open Business College
 
Madalo Minofu, Resident Representative - Zambia & Malawi of International Finance Corporation (IFC)
 
Lyndsey Vandament, Investment Director - Social Venture Fund of Global Partnerships
 
Cuthbert Malindi, Founder & CEO of Eiah Capital
Audience Discussion; Question & Answer Session
15:10 - 15:30
The Benefits to Improving Human Rights - A Toolkit
Working with the Danish Institute of Human Rights, Kukula Capital have Developed a free-to-use Toolkit for impact investors and corporates operating developing countries to link Human Rights Improvements for their employees and dependants, with tangible increases in performance and output.
 
Lombe Muzala Batunda, Portfolio & ESG Manager of Kukula Capital
15:30 - 15:40
Introduction to ICA's Impact Starter Platform
 
Emma Parker, Operations Director of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)
15:40 - 16:10
Networking Afternoon Break
16:10 - 16:25
SME Speed Pitches
Three 5 minute speed pitches from Impact Starter SMEs.
16:25 - 17:15
Discussion Panel: Being Investment Ready
Discussing being prepared through local mentoring, the Impact Starter platform long-term, and solutions to overcoming barriers.
16:25 - 16:30 
Panel Chair: Elliott Kayser, Co-founder of Exigent Events (Impact Capital Africa)
 
Wyson Lungu, CEO of Onyx Connect Zambia Ltd
 
Mapange Nsapato, Associate of Chibesakunda & Company
 
Dirk Holshausen, Investment Manager - Africa Team of CDC Group plc
 
Robinson Daka, Growth Catalyst of GrowthAfrica
 
Basil Nundwe, Partner of Inside Capital Partners Ltd
Audience Discussion; Question & Answer Session
19:30 - 22:00
ICA: Zambia Dinner - The Other Side, Latitude 15 Lusaka
An informal networking dinner welcoming all ICA: Zambia 2018 participants; enjoying amazing food, refreshments and Zambian entertainment; all within Latitude 15 Lusaka's stunning private venue 'The Other Side'. An ideal opportunity for further networking and to discuss the day's talking points. Transportation will depart from the Radisson Hotel Lobby at 7:30pm for 8pm drinks & dinner.
Wednesday 03 October
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka
8:30 - 9:00
Registration
Morning tea & coffee whilst completing registration by collecting your delegate pack & event access pass (business card required), if not already completed.
9:00 - 9:15
Day Two Welcoming Remarks
 
Cuthbert Malindi, Founder & CEO of EIAH Capital & CONFERENCE CHAIR
9:15 - 9:30
Keynote Address
The link between business and economic growth; critical mass in key sectors, with social and economic impact.
 
Dr. Austin Albert Kaputo Mwape, Chairperson, GSGII-NAB Zambia of Zambian Impact Investment Chapter IIX
9:30 - 9:45
Sector Briefing: Mining
A brief overview of Zambia's mining sector and the potential for Impact Investing.
 
Busiku Sulwe, Country Manager - Zambia of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)
9:45 - 10:30
Investment Opportunities in Mining; Non-traditional Impact Investing
Applying Impact Investment principles to investing in mining companies, and mining companies partnering with Impact Investors to deliver long term CSR.
9:45 - 9:50 
Panel Chair: Wendy Tyrrell, Executive Director of Development Partner Institute (DPI)
 
Simon Purkiss, CEO of Consolidated Nickel Mines (CNM)
 
Jon White, CEO of ImpactAgri
 
Nambula Kachumi, Executive Director of WeCreate
 
David Maina, Director of AlphaMundi Group
 
Michael Kabungo, Town Services Superintendent of Kalumbila Town Development Corporation - First Quantum Minerals Limited
Audience Discussion; Question & Answer Session
10:30 - 10:45
Local Economic Development
Discussing private-sector/donor engagement in action, creating opportunities for impact investors and SMEs.
 
James Blewett, Team Leader of Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ)
10:45 - 11:15
Networking Morning Break
11:15 - 11:30
Sector Briefing: Power & Renewable Energy
A brief overview of Zambia's energy sector and the potential for Impact Investing.
 
Steve Beel, Head of Economic Growth of DFID Zambia
11:30 - 11:45
Sector Briefing: Technological Innovation & Solutions
A brief overview of Zambia's technology sector and the potential for Impact Investing.
 
Simunza Muyangana, Director - Entrepreneurship of BongoHive
11:45 - 12:00
Sector Briefing: Food, Agriculture & Agribusiness
A brief overview of Zambia's agriculture sector and the potential for Impact Investing.
 
Coillard Hamusimbi, Senior Consultant - Food, Agriculture & Research of Kudu Consulting
12:00 - 12:45
Investment Opportunities in Agriculture; Africa's Key Sector
Applying Impact Investment principles to agriculture and agribusiness; the impact on the economy, women workers and society.
12:00 - 12:05 
Panel Chair: Lance Simwanza, Senior Consultant - Financial, AgriBusiness & SME Dev of Kudu Consulting
 
Dr. Benjamin Warr, CEO of BetterWorld Energy Ltd
 
Carl Jensen, CEO of Good Nature Agro
 
Matteo Sirtori, Head of Economics of EU Delegation to the Republic of Zambia and COMESA
 
Bryan McCoy, CEO of Yalelo
Audience Discussion; Question & Answer Session
12:45 - 13:30
Sector Roundtables
An opportunity to discuss Impact Investing in specific sectors.
13:30 - 14:30
Networking Lunch Break
14:30 - 14:50
Sector Roundtable Feedback
 
Busiku Sulwe, Country Manager - Zambia of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)
14:50 - 15:05
SME Speed Pitches
Three 5 minute speed pitches from Impact Starter SMEs.
15:05 - 15:40
Discussion Panel: Monitoring & Measuring Impact Investment
15:05 - 15:10 
Panel Chair: Mubanga Mundashi, Senior Associate of Pangaea Securities Limited
 
Paul Wang, Founding Partner of IDinsight
 
James Wilkinson, Country Director of Challenges Zambia
 
Lillian Chilongo, Head of Operations of FSDZambia
Audience Discussion; Question & Answer Session
15:40 - 16:10
Networking Afternoon Break
16:10 - 16:55
Discussion Panel: Zambia as a Hub for the COMESA, Tripartite Free Trade Area & Beyond
16:10 - 16:15 
Panel Chair: Steve Beel, Head of Economic Growth of DFID Zambia
 
Sandra Uwera, CEO of COMESA Business Council (CBC)
 
Dr. Austin Albert Kaputo Mwape, Chairperson, GSGII-NAB Zambia of Zambian Impact Investment Chapter IIX
 
Chilunga Chill Puta-Dunham, Head Communications & Customer Service of Cavmont Bank
 
Maunga Kwenda, Head Corporate Business of Prudential Life Assurance Zambia
Audience Discussion; Question & Answer Session
16:55 - 17:15
Feedback Session from the Floor
Impressions of Zambia as an investment destination, businesses seen, Impact Capital Africa and the Impact Starter platform.
 
Dr. E. D. Wala Chabala, Economic Policy & Strategy Consultant of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)
 
James Blewett, Team Leader of Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ)
17:15 - 17:30
Closing Ceremony: Progress Made & the 2018-2019 Outlook
 
Cuthbert Malindi, Founder & CEO of EIAH Capital & CONFERENCE CHAIR
 
Emma Parker, Operations Director of Musangu Foundation (Impact Capital Africa)