NOVEMBER, 2019

19,20,21

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About the Summit

The Mogadishu Tech Summit is annual gathering that focuses on the need for Somalia government, business community, donors, private sector, entrepreneurs and development organizations to apply innovation and technology to drive a sustainable development as Somalia strives towards more stable, prosperous and technologically viable.

MAJOR THEMES
MTS2019

Food Security, Climate Change and Water Resources

Panelists will explore how private sector innovation and technology can underpin change for the better, towards achieving safe and secure food and water supplies.

Social Innovation in Somalia: Overcoming challenges, Impacting Lives

This session will bring together various social entrepreneurs who are making huge strides and impact on the socio-economic fabric of the society.

MTS2019 Program

Morning session

Driving Somali Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges

08:00 - 08:40

Registration & Networking

Master of Ceremony
Farhan Mohamed Jimale /Dr Hodan Gamar

Quraan

09:05 - 09:10

Welcome Note | iRise Hub
Khadar Ismail
Mogadishu Tech Summit Director

09:10 – 09:20

Progress Report for the One Million Dollar fund Between Premier Bank & iRiseHub.
Ahmed Nuur
BR of Premier Bank

09:20 - 09:30

Keynote Speech
Ahmed Mohamed Yusuf
Chairman & CEO of Hormuud

09:30 - 09:40

In Remembrance and Announcing
Khalid Innovation Award.

Video / Khalid Family

09:40 – 09:50

Keynote Speech
Dr Nur Hersi
Chief of Staff of office of the presidence

09:50 - 10:00

Keynote Speech
H.E Omar Mohamud Mohamed
Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region

10:00 – 10:10

Keynote Speech
H.E. Dr. Said Hussien Eid
Minister of Agriculture & Irrigation

10:10 - 10:20

Keynote Speech
Abdullahi Bidhan Warsame
Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Somalia

10:20 - 10:50

Visiting Booths, Networking & Tea Break

10:50 – 11:00

Agrikaab Presentation

Mohamed Jimale

CEO Agrikaab

11:00 – 12: 00

Topic: Increasing Food Production Through Innovation & Technology
Moderator
Farhan Mohamed Jimale

Panelists

​Dr. Said Mohamed Eid
Minister of Agriculture
Dr Hussien Haji
CEO Satg Filsan Agricultural Expert
Dr. Khalid Omar Ali
CEO of CSET
Hersio Abdulle Siyad
Agribusiness woman
Zakariye Mohamud H. Abdi
MP

WorkShop

10:30 – 12:00

Workshop

Driving Somali Innovations Opportunities and
Challenges

In this workshop we will explore the findings from mapping the Somali innovation ecosystem to provide insight into key actors, factors, and relationships. The two-year study also has revealed needs, opportunities, and gaps in the existing ecosystem as well as potential barriers to and drivers of a successful, thriving innovation ecosystem. Through this dynamic session we aim to validate key findings as well as create a robust dialogue around the opportunities to grow the ecosystem.

SOMRIL
Debra & Brian

12:00 – 13:00

Workshop

Creativity of Storytelling

AbdiSalaan Aato

12:30 – 14:00

Prayer and Lunch

Networking

Presentations

14:10 – 14:20

Presentation 1:
How to start your Business
Abdulahi Sharif

14:20 – 14:30

Presentation 2:

Technology, Innovation & Development: Lessons from the Far East
Dr. Hodan Osman

14:30 – 14:40

Presentation 3:

From a war torn country to a tech enthusiast
Zainab Ahmed

14:30 – 14:40

Presentation 4:

Economic Growth Through Innovation
Jakob Julius Werner

14:00 – 15:00

Workshop

Women-In-Tech
Zahra Abdihakim
Bilan Codes

Main Panel

14:50 – 15:40

​ Topic: Access to Finance to Increase Productivity and Employability
Moderator
Dr. Hodan Osman

Panelists

Mahad Mohamed
CEO International Bank of Somalia
Shuayb Haji Nur Mohamed
Managing Director of Salaam Bank
Safia Abdi Abdullahi
Operation Manager Premier Bank
Hassan Awad
Managing Director of Dahabshiil Group, South & Central

15:30 – 15:45

Prayer and Lunch

Networking

​ Pitching Startups

14:50 – 15:40

The rise of young Somali tech has exponentially grown. Plenty of young Somali talents have showcased their ingenuity in tech business. This panels gathers group of young tech entrepreneurs who developed various solutions and made inroads in their venture.
Abdiwahab Elmi
Managing Director of Baravo Group
Name of the company

16:00 – 16:10

Sweat Sisters

16:10 – 16:20

Xareed

16:20 – 16:30

Bakaal Biofuel production

16:30 – 16:40

Najaashi Online

16:40 – 16:50

Bidhaan

Morning session

Housing and Durable Solutions

8.00 am - 8.30 am

Registration and Reception

8.30 am - 8.50 am

Master of Ceremony
Farhan Jimale

8.50 am - 9.00 am

Ms. Leilani Farha
Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing (OCHR)

9.00 am – 9.10 am

Mr. Abdirahman Elmi Abdi
Buruuj Constuctions

9.10 am – 9.20 am

H.E Abdi Adam Hoosow
Minister of Public Works, Reconst ruction and Housing

9.20 am – 9.30 am

H.E Omar Mohamud Mohamed
Mayor of Mogadishu and Governo r of Benadir Region
Panel Discussion:

9.30 am - 9.45 am

Presentation: Right to Adequate Housing

Presenter

Teresa Del Ministro (RCO)

9:45 am – 10:30 am

Right to Adequate Housing

Panelists

H.E Deeqa Yasin (Minister of Women & Human Rights)
H.E Sadik Hirsi Warfa (Minister of Labour and Social Affairs)
H.E Ibrahim Omar Mahadalle – Deputy Mayor for Admin and Finance (BRA)
Omar Abdirizak Hussein (Secre tary General BRA)
​Abdirashid Hashi (HIPS Institute)
Moderator
Dr. Hodan Ali – DSU – BRA

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Tea Break

11.00 am – 11.25 am

In Conversation with Dr. Faisal Roble: Urban Planning & Housing Resilience

Speaker: Faisal Roble

Moderator:
Jabril Abdullahi

11.25 am – 11:55am

EU – Reinteg – Durable Solutions Presentation

​Presenter: Samira Moahamud – Mohamed Abdulkadir

11.55 am – 12:10pm

Presentation: Shifting Focus – From Emergency Shelter to Affordable Housing

Presenter: Ombretta Tempra (UNHABITAT)

12.10 am - 12.45 pm

Panel Discussion: Shifting Focus – From Emergency Shelter to Affordable Housing

Panelists

Dr. Hodan Ali (BRA – DSU)
H.E Hamza Said Hamza (MoHADM)
Ahmed Ibrahim
Kassim Gabowduale (NIS Foundation)
Nasra Ismael (NGO Consortium)
Moderator
Amun Osman

12.45 am - 14.00 pm

Lunch & Prayer

Presentations

2.00 pm - 2.45 pm

Presentation

Sustainable and Resilient Buildings (INTERACTIVE)

Rashid Ali (Rashid Ali Architects)

2.45 pm - 3.10 pm

Presentation

Public Properties, PPP and Affordable Housing
Professor. Arch. Mohamed Abdulkadir Ahmed

3.15 pm – 3.30 pm

Presentation

Financing and Construction of Affordable Housing
Zainab Ahmed

​ Pitching

Name of the company

4:00 – 4:10

Daryel

4:10 – 4:20

Sadra Beauty

4:20 – 4:30

Tayo Event Managment

4:30 – 4:40

Baal-Dooro

4:40 – 4:50

Kaafiye

Morning session

Sahal Terminal

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

8.30 am - 8.50 am

Master of Ceremony
Abdiwahab Elmi

09:00 – 09:05

​Recap of MTS2018, MTS2019 Day 1 & 2
Khalid Award

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome Note | iRise Hub
Awil Osman
CEO Of iRise Hub

09:15 - 09:20

Success Story (Saafi Company )
Abdiwali Mohamed Yusuf
Manager

09:20 - 09:30

Launching New Product
Zahra Abdikarim
CEO of Sostec

09:30 – 09:45

Keynote Speech
Khadija Dirie
Minister of Youth and Sports

09:45 - 10:00

Keynote Speech
H.E. Eng Abdullahi Ali Hassan
Minster of Commerce & Industry
Break and visiting booths
Networking

Presentations

11:40 – 11:50

Presentation
Entrepreneurship
Hanad Abdi Mohamed
CEO/Founder Same Marketing

11:40 – 11:50

Presentation

Edutech

Eng. Mohamed A. Khalifa
Deputy CEO at EdTech

11:50 – 12:00

Presentation

Muna Hassan

11:40 – 11:50

Presentation

Blood bank & Technology
Mohamed Hajji
Co-founder of Hibeeye

12:30 – 14:00

Prayer and Lunch

11:40 – 11:50

Live Screening from Halane Closing Ceremony
Name of the company

4:00 – 4:10

Daryel

4:10 – 4:20

Sadra Beauty

4:20 – 4:30

Tayo Event Managment

4:30 – 4:40

Baal-Dooro

4:40 – 4:50

Kaafiye

Morning session

Aden Adde Interntional Airport / Hanger

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

Master of Ceremony
Hudheifa Adan

09:00 – 09:05

​Recap of MTS2018, MTS2019 Day 1 & 2

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome Note | iRise Hub
Abdihakim Ainte
MTS Organizer

09:10 – 09:15

Announcing Khalid Innovation Award Video

09:10 – 09:15

Keynote Speech
Shuayb Haji Nur Mohamed
CEO of Salaam Somali Bank

09:30 - 09:40

Keynote Speech
Jocelyn MASON
Resident Representative, UNDP

09:40 - 09:50

Keynote Speech
Brian T. Neubert
Vice-Ambassador of USA

09:50 – 10:00

Keynote Speech
Staffan Tillander
Sweden Ambassador

10:20 - 10:30

Keynote Speech
James Swan
SRGS

10:30 - 10:40

Keynote Speech

Hon. Gamal Hassan

Minister of Planning, Investment & Economic Development

Break 

Networking

Presentations

11: 00 – 11:20

Presentation
Food Security, Climate change Water reasources
Christopher Print
FOA

Main Panel

11:20 – 12:10

Food Security Climate Change and water resource (WFP)
Moderator
Dr. Mohamed Hussien

Panelists

Maria Requena – PhD
WFP
Heila Gashaw
UNICEF Program manager
Christopher Print
FOA
Dr Hussien Haji
STAG, CEO

Main Panel

12:10 – 13:00

Social Innovation in Somalia; Overcoming challenges, changing lives
Moderator
Avis Mulhall (UNDP)

Panelists

Khadra Ali
Manager, Harhub Hargeisa
Faiza Hakim Ali
Anti Tribalism Movement
Adam Jones
Mastercard Africa GM
Alas Abdullahi
Resilience Director, Ministry of Plannin

13:00 – 14:00

Prayer and Lunch

14:00 – 14:10

Keynote Address
H.E Omar Mohamoud
Mayor of Mogadishu & Governor of Banadir

Panelists

Khadra Ali
Manager, Harhub Hargeisa
Faiza Hakim Ali
Anti Tribalism Movement
Adam Jones
Mastercard Africa GM
Alas Abdullahi
Resilience Director, Ministry of Plannin

14:10 – 14:30

Presentation (Evolution of Housing in Somalia)
Omar Degan

14:00 – 14:10

Main Panel
Financing For Affordable Housing
Moderator
Dr. Hodan Ali, DSU – BRA

Panelists

H.E Omar Mohmoud Mohamed
Mayor of Mogadishu & Governor of Banadir
H.E. Gamal Hassan
Minstry of Planning, Investment & Economic Development
H.E Abdi Adan Hossow
Minister of Public works and Reconstruction
Ben Fende
British Ambassador to Somalia
Ishaku Maritumbi
UNHABITAT

Closing Ceremony

15:30 – 15:45

Awards
EU Ambassador

15:45 – 16:30

Closing Remarks
H.E Hassan Ali Khaire
Prime Minister of Somalia (TBD)
Of MTS2018

Impact

03

DAYS

25

Speakers & Panels

15

Startups Pitching

40

Exhibition Booths

5,000

Attendees

10+

Networking Events

ONE

Million Dollar
Launched

MTS 2019

WHY ATTEND

MTS is one-stop-shop to finding all your tech and non-tech related discussion, debate. Join industry experts, entrepreneurs, academics from Somalia and abroad and discover what product innovations are revolutionizing operations and development in real time in Somalia
Mogadishu Tech Summit (MTS2019) is made possible by your generous support. Your contribution whether in-kind or otherwise will be an integral part of the summit. In return, we will make sure your company, organization, corporate gets branding and visibility across our social media content.
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