Africa Development and Digital Days, 2016 (Paris, from 26 to 28 October 2016)


Digital is the new engine of the African Growth. The continent is experiencing exceptional growth of this sector, driven by mobile. African innovations and start-up are well recognised as part the digital sector. Otherwise, France is the fourth digital power in the world and the first one in Europe. It is also the first power in the world for e-government services (according to UN survey 2014).

Start of a dialogue and partnerships between the French and African digital players, companies and institutions, will permit to address all the development challenges of the continent and also to promote these solutions worldwide.

These days, from 26 to 28 October 2016 in Paris, are designed to gather and come together the digital actors of Africa, institutional and companies, that contribute to the development of the continent. They are a unique opportunity for meetings, demonstrations, exchanges, B2B and G2G with the best public and private experts.

Day 1: October 26, 2016

The "Digital Africa Ambition" meetings

Dating companies and Franco-African alliances for digital, organized by the Digital Africa Ambition and the Export Working Group of the Strategic Committee of the Digital Industry.

Goal : Facilitate networking between French and African companies to establish entrepreneurs partnerships, organize their networking and preparing new initiatives to co-build digital solutions.

Day 2: October 27, 2016


Opening ministerials meetings.


Thematic workshops with demonstration.

Day 3: October 28, 2016

Continuation of ministerial meetings

Institutional and businesses representatives can attend all sequences except the afternoon of October 28, which will be "in camera".