2nd Global Conference on African Business and Technology (GCABT)

October 25-27, 2024

Vancouver, Canada

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The Objective Of the Global Conference on African Business and Technology (GCABT)

The core objective of the African Business and Technology Conference, helmed by Global Conference Alliance Inc., is to foster a collaborative platform that bridges the intersection of business and technology in Africa’s rapidly evolving landscape. We aim to spotlight the continent’s burgeoning tech hubs, innovation in sectors from fintech to agriculture, and the transformative power of digital solutions in addressing socio-economic challenges.

This conference seeks to engage leaders, participants, investors, and innovators in dialogues that promote investment, inclusivity, and sustainable growth, with a special emphasis on harnessing local talents and resources. Through interactive discussions, workshops, and networking avenues, participants will be equipped with the insights and tools necessary to navigate Africa’s digital transformation journey, while respecting its rich cultural fabric.

Moreover, we aspire to celebrate successes, tackle prevalent challenges, and blueprint the future, ensuring that Africa remains at the forefront of global technological advancements. Join us in our mission to co-create an African narrative that’s dynamic, resilient, and influential in the global arena.

Who should attend?

Entrepreneurs, business leaders, and technology professionals from various sectors should attend this pivotal event. Additionally, investors looking for opportunities in Africa, policymakers aiming to understand the evolving business and tech landscape, and educators focused on future trends will find immense value. Startups eager to scale, researchers uncovering the next big innovation, and organizations dedicated to fostering inclusivity and sustainability in the African market will greatly benefit.

Furthermore, anyone passionate about Africa’s future, keen on grasping its digital transformation, and intent on building meaningful networks is heartily invited to join. This conference promises insights and collaborations essential for all stakeholders in the African business and technology arenas.

Why Attend Global Conference on African Business and Technology (GCABT)?

The GCABT stands as a beacon of unparalleled insights into Africa’s booming tech and business sectors. Attending offers a unique vantage to grasp emerging trends, tap into lucrative investment avenues, and engage with the continent’s brightest minds. It’s a golden opportunity to foster collaborations, harness innovative solutions, and drive sustainable growth.

Whether you’re keen on decoding Africa’s digital narrative, exploring its rich tapestry of opportunities, or positioning your venture at the cusp of global advancements, GCABT is your gateway. Embark on this journey with us and shape the future of African business and technology.


Benefits of Attendance

Global Conference Alliance Inc offers distinct advantages to those attending our international conferences. Here are some of the exceptional benefits we extend to our participants:

Opportunity for Publication: The authors who submit their papers to Global Conference Alliance Inc can take advantage of a chance to publish their papers in our online conference proceedings.

Abstract Proceedings: Abstract proceedings of all conferences will be available online and published on our website, providing researchers and industry experts an excellent opportunity to share their work with a broader audience.

Conference Bag and Accessories: Every conference attendee will receive a conference bag and accessories, including vital conference materials such as a conference program, pen, and notepad.

Networking Opportunity: Our conferences offer a unique chance to interact with members from various disciplines, inside and outside one’s field, allowing attendees to establish valuable connections with industry experts and researchers.

Diversity of Participants: The participant pool boasts a diverse range of individuals from over 40+ countries worldwide, such as the USA, Australia, Poland, India, Canada, Turkey, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Algeria, Sudan, Japan, Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Germany, the UAE, and the UK.

Technical Sessions: Attendees can engage in a wide range of technical sessions that offer valuable insights into diverse fields, enabling them to acquire invaluable knowledge from experts and authors. Plus, the attendees who join as authors can share their research and findings among the attendees to spread their knowledge.

Best Paper and Presentation Awards: A special recognition and additional certificates will be awarded for the best paper and presentation, which will be announced at the conference closing session.

Additionally, the Best Paper Award recipient will be presented with an official award certificate, signed and stamped, and their achievement will be announced on our website.

Photo Session: A photo session will be organized during the conference, allowing attendees to capture memories with fellow conference-goers.

City tour (Optional): Conference attendees can explore the host city through organized city tours, providing an opportunity to learn about the local culture and history (the fee is not included in the ticket price)

At Global Conference Alliance Inc, attending our conferences is an investment in one’s personal and professional development. We invite you to join us to gain new insights, establish valuable connections, and broaden your knowledge.

Registration Fees:

  • Early Bird Author Registration - US$500
     For authors keen on availing a $100 discount on the regular registration fee, early bird registration is recommended.
  • Regular Author Registration - US$600
     If early bird deadline has been missed, authors can option for the regular registration process
  • Listener Registration - US$500
     Individuals interested in attending the conference to expand their knowledge and network can register as listeners.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Please note that all registration fees are non-refundable, non-negotiable, and non-transferable.
  • Please make your own arrangements for visa (if applicable), accommodation, meals, and transportation during the conference.
  • After completing the registration and verifying your successful payment , an regular invitation letter will be sent within 3 business days.
  • Changes due to spelling or minor mistakes in the invitation letter will cost US$50.

Registration Includes:

  • Technical Sessions
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Coffee Break on the conference day
  • Conference bag and accessories
  • A certificate of presentation (for the Authors)
  • A certificate of Participation (for the Listeners)
  • Publication in the online conference proceeding (for the authors)
  • Reception of the registered participants at the conference venue

Best Paper Award:

The Best Paper Award will be announced at the conference closing session. The winner of the Best Paper Award will be rewarded with:
  • A signed and stamped official award certificate
  • The announcement of her/his achievement on the conference website

The Global Conference on African Business and Technology (GCABT) is a preeminent platform designed for industry leaders, tech innovators, and business strategists dedicated to enriching Africa’s economic and digital landscapes. Serving as a cornerstone for pan-African dialogue and collaboration, this conference brings together pioneers in African market analyses, digital transformation, tech solutions, and entrepreneurial ventures to display recent breakthroughs, foster knowledge exchange, and chart future trajectories.

At GCABT, participants will broaden their professional horizons, acquaint themselves with the continent’s cutting-edge advancements, and partake in shaping the trajectory of African business and technology. Our conference pledges to offer a canvas for professionals to harvest profound knowledge, forge impactful alliances, and ideate revolutionary strategies that propel Africa’s growth.

We enthusiastically invite submissions of comprehensive papers and abstracts, which will be meticulously assessed through a double-blind peer review methodology. We urge all stakeholders in the African business and technology sectors to seize this unmatched opportunity and contribute to a transformative discourse.

Proposed themes and topics for deliberation include, but are not limited to:

  • Emerging Markets in Africa
  • Digital Transformation and Adoption
  • Tech Hubs and African Innovation
  • African Fintech Evolution
  • E-commerce Trends in Africa
  • Sustainable Energy & Tech Solutions
  • Agricultural Tech Innovations
  • Digital Health Solutions in Africa
  • AI, Big Data, and their African Potential
  • Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Digital Expansion
  • Investment Landscapes in Africa
  • Talent Development and Digital Education
  • Women in African Tech and Business
  • Ecosystem Collaborations and Pan-African Partnerships
  • Regulatory Landscape & Policy Implications
  • Post-Pandemic Resilience and Innovation
  • Mobile Money & Financial Inclusivity in Africa
  • African Startups & Global Scaling

Call for Papers Details

Submission Details

  1. Full papers and abstracts are invited to submit
  2. All submissions must be original work, not previously published elsewhere, and not currently submitted to any other conference or journal.
  3. GCA uses double-blind peer review for all our conferences.
  4. APA style must be followed throughout the manuscript.
  5. Full papers must be between 4 and 10 pages long (including abstract, figures, tables, and references).
  6. Required Font: Times New Roman with size 10.
  7. Please submit your paper to the Submission Form below.
  8. Once a paper is accepted, please complete the author registration at Registration.
  9. If you are interested to participate as Listener, please complete the Listener Registration at Registration.
  10. Author papers can take up to 14 business days to be reviewed by our team.

Peer Review Details

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2nd Global Conference on African Business and Technology (GCABT) – October 25-27, 2024 – Vancouver, Canada

  • Friday, Oct 25 ,2024 – Arrival & Reception of the participants to Vancouver, Canada
  • Saturday, Oct 26 ,2024 (Conference Day) – Registration, opening speech, keynote speech, and technical sessions:

[ Registration will start from 1 PM, Gate Closed 1:30 PM ]


Activity – Saturday, Oct 26 ,2024 (Conference Day) Time
Registration, Opening Remarks & Lunch 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 1 1:35 PM - 1:45 PM
Keynote Speaker -Topic 2 1:50 PM - 2:00 PM
Keynote Speaker -Topic 3 2:05 PM - 2:15 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 4 2:20 PM - 2:30 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 5 2:35 PM - 2:45 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 6 2:50 PM - 3:00 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 7 3:05 PM - 3:15 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 8 & 9 3:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 10 & 11 3:35 PM - 3:45 PM
Keynote Speaker - Topic 12 & 13 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM
Technical Session/ Paper Presentation (For all Topic) 4:05 PM - 4:40 PM
Coffee Break, Certificate Giving and Photo session 4:45 PM - 4:55 PM
Closing Ceremony and Photo Session 4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, Oct 27, 2024 – City visit (optional to the participants)

CONFERENCE VENUE:
University of British Columbia
Classroom C-225, 800 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6Z 3B7

CONTACT US :
Global Conference Alliance Inc.
422 Richards Street, Unit 170
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6B2Z4
E-mail: contact@globalconference.ca

Fernanda Ave
MBA Sessional Faculty
Department of Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

fernanda ave

Fernanda has 15+ years of experience working in marketing. She has worked in numerous industries, from education to biotech and consulting. Now, Fernanda is the CMO at I2A2, an Artificial Intelligence Institute aiming to minimize the challenges AI is bringing to our society, she is also a sessional faculty at the MBA program at University Canada West and works with tech startups and other entrepreneurs to guide them to develop their marketing and branding and product strategy.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Fernanda is passionate about giving back to her community. She volunteered as a mentor and advisor to the women in tech program at ISSofBC. She also volunteered at Latincouver helping the organization build the Latin Plaza hub.

Terms & Conditions (Attendees & Sponsorships):

  • Please note that all registration fees are non-refundable, non-negotiable, and non-transferable.
  • Please make your own arrangements for visa (if applicable), accommodation, meals, and transportation during the conference.
  • After completing the registration and verifying your successful payment , an regular invitation letter will be sent within 3 business days.
  • Changes due to spelling or minor mistakes in the invitation letter will cost US$50.

Terms & Conditions (Notarized Invitation Letter):

  • Voluntary Service: The provision of a Notarized Invitation Letter is an additional, voluntary service not directly linked to the main Conference event. Its availability depends on the demands of international delegates requiring supporting documents for their visa applications.
  • No Guarantee of Visa Approval: While this letter carries weight in many jurisdictions, it’s crucial to understand that its possession doesn’t guarantee visa approval. The respective consulate or embassy, following their own regulations and discretion, determines visa approval.
  • Non-refundable Service: The US$100 fee for the Notarized Invitation Letter is fixed and non-refundable. No reversals or refunds will be issued, irrespective of whether the visa is approved or denied.
  • Acceptance of Terms: You acknowledge and agree to these terms by requesting a Notarized Invitation Letter. You also understand that this service is a supplementary aid to your visa application process and is not directly associated with the main Conference event.
  • Amendments to Terms: We reserve the right to change these terms at any point without notice. Regularly review these terms for updates. Continued use of this service after modifications constitutes acceptance of the changes.
  • Upon verification of payment confirmation and completing the registration form on our website, a Notarized Conference Invitation Letter will be sent within 5 business days.

Notarized Invitation Letter Details

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