Presidential Dialogue on the Future of U.S.-Africa Business Relations
 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(followed by a reception)

 
Hosted by:
Shearman & Sterling LLP
599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
 
The dialogue will bring together select African Heads of State, CEOs of major U.S. and African firms, and other key stakeholders to discuss the business environment in Africa broadly, key investment opportunities across the continent, and potential ways to forge U.S.-Africa business relations and partnerships that contribute to increased and more diversified U.S.-Africa trade and investment.
 
 
 
 
Moderator: 
Rosa Whitaker, President and CEO, Whitaker Group (confirmed)
 
Panelists:
H.E. Hage Geingob, President of Namibia (confirmed)
H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda (confirmed)
H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana (invited)
Aliko Dangote, CEO, Dangote Industries (confirmed)
Dina Powell, U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy, White House (invited)
Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman and CEO, The Blackstone Group (invited)