The Quramo Conference Series Returns to Lagos


The Quramo Conference series is set to hold another edition of the Quramo Conference on  April 8, 2016.

This year’s conference is tagged: ‘People Power: Human Capacity for Industrial Africa,’ and will hold at the Lagos Court of Arbitration, Lekki Lagos at 8a.m.

The conference will focus on investment in human capital for strengthening trade, addressing unemployment and supporting economic growth across the African region.

This year’s conference will interrogate issues relating to the human capacity requirements for today’s African economies.

There will be discussions on the skills required to build economies and whether these will be creative or applied skills. Mr. Mark Eddo of Mark Edo Media (formerly of ITN news) will be in conversation with leading industrialist, Mr. Haresh Aswani, Managing Director of Tolaram Group, Nigeria.

There will also be presentations by policymakers including Mr. Akin Oyebode, Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund. Other speakers include: Ambassador Ingo Herbert, creative entrepreneurs, Ms. Caterina Bortolussi of Kinabuti Limited and Ms. Rolake Akinkugbe, Head Energy and Natural Resources, FBN Quest.

The Quramo Conference series has become a uniquely African platform for global thinkers to exchange and share influential ideas – building knowledge and stimulating new development.

The conference series is a policy forum which draws multidisciplinary experts from both public and private sectors convene to discuss global development challenges.

The objectives of the conference are to exchange knowledge, encourage improvement, and influence change, around which they may engineer the future of decision-making.

The Quramo series  is produced by Quramo Advisory and Quramo Publishing Limited.

The Quramo Conference series has benefited from the previous active participation of leading global thinkers including Prof Paul Collier, Dr. Dambisa Moyo, International economist, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, a former Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, Mary Robinson a former president of Republic of Ireland, Rev. Jesse Jackson President of the Rainbow Coalition and Kaye Whiteman, Former Editor of West Africa Magazine and many more.