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Look Ahead breakfast briefing: Innovating in Africa

Serena Hotel,
Nairobi, Kenya

This invitation-only breakfast briefing will explore the role of the state as well as the private sector in nurturing and furthering innovation across the continent. Discussions will draw on successful examples from Kenya, a country where innovation, particularly within the ICT sector, has spurred substantial growth over recent years.

The Investment Agenda: Johannesburg

The Michelangelo Hotel,
Johannesburg, South Africa

Building on the success of last year’s meetings, it will bring together a select group of institutional investors and other key decision-makers to discuss how to navigate the global recovery and how investors can benefit from strategic risk taking.

Innovation Awards and Summit 2014

JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong,
Hong Kong S.A.R., China

For the first time, The Economist is bringing it's Innovation awards and summit to Asia-Pacific. Join us in Hong Kong to hear from some of the world's leading entrepreneurs, thinkers, creators, scientists and innovators.

Health Care in the Middle East

Madinat Jumeirah Arabian Resort,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Explore the opportunities and challenges ahead for the players in the Middle East’s health care system — from policymakers and health care providers to insurers, pharmaceuticals to technology companies, and employers as well as patients.

World Water Summit

The Crystal,
London, United Kingdom

World Water Summit will launch in London in 2014. Join the world's leading thinkers on water policy, management, irrigation, technology, economic development, sanitation and hygiene and water-related risks to debate how to handle the looming water crisis.

The Global Agenda 2014

Trinity House,
London, United Kingdom

Each year we bring together 50 chairmen, chief executives and influential thinkers from politics and academia together with senior editors atThe Economist for an off-the-record talks on key business, political and economic issues of the day facing leaders.

Future of Banking in Africa 2014

Michelangelo Hotel,
Sandton, South Africa

With sub-Saharan Africa being home to some 1 billion people; 75% of the population without a bank account; and 95% of the population without a credit card, what will the future of banking in Africa look like? It is time to address the great unbanked and realise the potential of Africa as a banking destination.

Ethiopia Summit 2015

Sheraton Addis,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

With the next federal elections scheduled to take place in May 2015, The Ethiopia Summit will take place at an optimum time, bringing together the country’s leading policy makers and business leaders with international executives active or interested in expanding in Ethiopia to explore the many opportunities and tackle the challenges.

Arctic Summit 2015

Hotel Bristol,
Oslo, United Kingdom

The third Arctic Summit will return to Oslo for 2015. It is the only event that brings together all Arctic stakeholders, from mining and hydrocarbon business and investors, Arctic Council members and observer states, to local community representatives and environmental experts to debate the future of the region.

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