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HiiL Innovating Justice and the Ford Foundation will be hosting the SME Empowerment Innovation Boostcamp in Lagos on the 29th of October 2015. This event will highlight the best justice innovations with a special focus on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and their potential in East & West Africa. The Boostcamp will feature the six best contenders of the SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge. They were carefully selected from more than a hundred candidates from East and West Africa. The
contestants can already be found on Innovating Justice website. At the end of the day the 3 best innovations will be selected by a jury, receive further acceleration support and stand to gain 70,000 US Dollars!
The Innovating Justice Boostcamp will be opened by Hilary Pennington, the Vice President of the Ford Foundation, and will be followed by other fascinating speakers, panel discussions and interactive working sessions that bring together the different worlds of entrepreneurs, investors, civil society and academia.
Space is limited so be sure to register via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration: via email, mentioning your organizational affiliation. We will send you a link back so you can collect your ticket.
Price: Free (Bring invitation)
The SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge Boostcamp is an event full of interesting presentations, dynamic workshops, keynote addresses by special guests and pitches by world class justice innovators. At the end of the day the three top innovations will be announced during the Awards. Come along, meet- and learn from today’s most inspiring innovators!
9.00 – 9:30 Welcome
9:30 – 10:00 Opening by Vice President Ford Foundation
10:00 – 10:30 Discussion Panel: Tackling SME Challenges
10:30 – 11:30 Six Innovator Pitches
11:30 – 12:30 Acceleration Workshops
12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Reality Check
15:00 – 16:00 Acceleration Workshops
16:00 – 17:00 Corporate Connections
17:00 – 17:20 Break
17:20 – 18:50 Award Ceremony
18:50 – 20:00 Networking Drinks