5th Senegal International Mining Conference & Exhibition (SIM SENEGAL 2018) @ Hotel King Fahd Palace, Dakar, Senegal
Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day

The event is organised by the Ministry of Industry & Mines, Senegal in association with AME Trade Ltd. The event will feature a three day conference, exhibition and option to visit some of Senegal’s key mining sites. SIM Senegal has already established itself as one of the largest mining events in West Africa. The third edition of the event in 2014, was opened by His Excellency Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal.

For more information visit: Sim Senegal website

Nov 20 – Nov 21 all-day
7th International Mali Mining and Petroleum Conference & Exhibition (JMP Mali) @ Hotel Laico L’Amitié ,Bamako, Republic of Mali
Nov 21 – Nov 23 all-day

The 7th International Mali Mining and Petroleum Conference & Exhibition (JMP) is set to take place in Bamako, Mali from the 21 – 23 November 2017, bringing together delegates and speakers from all over the world. Established as one of the West Africa’s leading extractive industry conferences, this event is organised by the Ministry of Mines of Mali, in partnership with AME Trade Ltd. JMP Mali as internationally recognised conference.

For more information visit: Jmp Mali website

Argus West Africa Roads 2017 @ Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra
Nov 28 – Nov 30 all-day

The Argus Africa Roads conference is a roads maintenance and construction conference and exhibition that engages with a good mix of the industry supply chain. Pan-African national road agencies, ministries of works, transport and infrastructure join roads construction companies, asphalt and bitumen producers and financial investors to discuss upcoming and ongoing road maintenance and construction projects across the African continent.

West Africa Roads will have a special focus on developments and opportunities in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Gabon. Topics on the agenda include: demand for roads and availability of finance; supply chain challenges and solutions; a country by country outline of investment and maintenance projects; how to build roads that last; bitumen supply and demand dynamics; latest bitumen and asphalt technologies and innovations; industry case studies and more.

Confirmed speakers include Collins Donker, Regional Director, Ghana Highways Authority;  Mustapha Fasinro, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Linetrale; Oliver Andrews, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation with confirmations to come from Vivo Energy Ghana, National Petroleum Authority, Gabriel Couto, Core Construction, SMB- Sociéte Multinationale de Bitumes, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), African Development Bank, ABCECG – Building Contractors Ghana.

The event follows previous editions in Mozambique, South Africa and confirms an upcoming event in Nairobi in 2018. Previous editions have been supported by Shell Bitumen, Puma Energy, Jey Oil, Ingevity and Bell Bomag.

Al Azhar’s 14th International Conference on: Engineering, Architecture and Technology
Dec 12 – Dec 14 all-day

Al Azhar’s 14th International Conference on: Arte Architect & Associates events to be beneficial for all.

Engineering Science is one of the disciplines and careers in the community that specializes in studying various branches, such as; arts, sciences, physics, mathematics, computer and further engineering branches.

Engineering Science integrates all the previously mentioned branches together in creative ways to develop new technological solutions of engineering analysis for testing, production, maintenance, and construction.

Architecture Engineering is a branch of engineering which combines art, science & Technology and application of engineering principles for the development designing, planning, and construction.

Architecture is the constant innovation in designing for high-efficiency in the performance of buildings, in terms of planning, construction, and lighting, while maintaining and applying the art in its form.

Technology is applied sciences that is concerned with the study of evolution and many others such as, industry, arts & crafts and all related subjects.

In Engineering, Technology aims to prepare the next generation of technical professionals in order to contribute in future developments in different technical fields.

Jan 29 – Jan 30 all-day
Feb 12 – Feb 13 all-day
Gulf Steel Show – Conference and Exhibition
Feb 26 – Feb 28 all-day

The event ‘Gulf Steel Show” scheduled to take place on 26 – 28 February 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates as a dedicated and prestigious steel conference and exhibition for the Oil and Gas Industry, where your presence will make the difference. The upcoming event is the first of its kind to be held in entire GCC, and is all set to be attended by National Oil Companies, International Oil Companies, Technology Vendors, Energy Service providers and Universities in support of steel application for the Oil and Gas Industry and innovation for next generation steel manufacturing.

The event will be a valuable platform for exchanging ideas and expertise, and fostering inter-regional relationships, will gather industry leaders, experts, scientists and decision makers from steel and metallurgy industry, oil and gas operators, technology and service providers from all over the world.

This year, the program will be organized to feature Pipeline and Tubular Products, Structural Steel, Steel Quality, Standards and Protection as key areas of debate and discussion. The organizing committee has facilitated the attendance of renowned Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry leaders and professionals from the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, America and others to exchange ideas and share experiences.

The Objective of Gulf Steel Show is to create a platform for enabling the exchange of practical experiences and scientific breakthroughs in all aspects of steel production and protection engineering in addition to seeking solutions for various challenges that materials engineers face and innovation for next generation steel manufacturing.

Gender Equality in a New Inclusive African Economy (GENIAE 2018)
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day


Gender Equality in a New Inclusive African Economy Conference

Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

Konnect2Africa in partnership with the International Women’s Think Tank, WorldWideWomen and Mums in Tech is pleased to present the first in a series of think tank conferences ‘GENIAE (Gender Equality in a New Inclusive African Economy)’ scheduled for April 18-19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

GENIAE 2018 will address the gender gap in technology, create a platform for collaborations and provide opportunities that empower women in their lives and support solutions for inclusive economic growth.

GENIAE will kick off Day 1 with an assessment of the current gender gap in Africa, before exploring the critical role technology and private equity investment have in bridging that gap. It will also provide a platform for discussing practical strategies to tackle gender equality and potential opportunities for cross-border collaboration.

Day 2 will start by exploring the gender gap in the African aeronautics economy and culminate on the subject of inclusiveness; how we can redefine the metrics for measuring economic success, and provide a platform to create a shared, binding mission for inclusive growth that will be tracked over subsequent GENIAE conferences.

For more information about ‘GENIAE’ contact Jessica Akintoye at or visit:


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