Selected Topics for the Panel Discussion

GAIN FRESH PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIC INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST BUSINESS TRENDS GLOBALLY.

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GHANA CEO SUMMIT (5th Edition)-PROGRAM AND TOPICS

DIGITAL ECONOMY PLENARY SESSION

Now is the time for a 'great reset' of Ghana’s economy: business and government to a digitally resilient economy, with the introduction of a Digital Economy Act for Ghana, and a Ministry of Digital Economy to coordinate digital policies.

The unprecedented disruption by COVID-19 is accelerating the pace and the urgency for digital transformation, agility and adaptability among companies of all shapes and sizes and the public sector is no exception. The pandemic has exposed the need to improve technology efficiency for the continuity of government and businesses, and is therefore a watershed moment for the digital transformation of business and government Digital transformation presents three opportunities for digitally enabled corporate leadership to power the Great Reset of our economy, businesses and society by: Transforming Business, Empowering Stakeholders and Changing Systems. How will digital transformation revitalize Ghana’s business & economic growth? What are the economic policies needed in line with the new global dynamics? What are these game-changing technologies? How are these technologies changing the face of business, government and society? Are we prepared for these changes? What technological, social and political shifts will shape the digital transformation of the economy: Government and Business? On the Agenda: Growth rate and scale of artificial intelligence applications. Public policy changes in data and artificial intelligence. Strategic Outlook on the Digital Economy.

The number of connected devices globally has soared to over 17 billion, and is projected to double by 2025. Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, internet usage has risen by 70%, the use of communication apps has doubled, and some video streaming services have seen daily usage rise 20-fold. 45% of households globally do not have access to the internet, and only 19% have access in the least developed countries.

CEO BUSINESS CASE PLENARY SESSION.


CEO Business Case: Radically Transforming your Business.
CEO Business Case: Becoming an African Multinational Company.

PRESIDENTIAL DIALOGUE SESSION

Dialogue with H. E. The President of the Republic of Ghana on important issues ranging from resetting of the economic development agenda, public sector leadership, Business Regulatory Reforms, Social inclusion to digital economy agenda of government. A conversation on Digital Economy Agenda of the Government.

MINISTERIAL & PUBLIC SECTOR CEOS DIALOGUE SESSION


Fostering A High-Level Public-Private Sector Dialogue The Ghana CEO Summit provides a unique platform for Governments, CEOs for State Owned Enterprises to deepen their strategic relationships with the business community (CEOs, investors) and to boost the dialogue with the private sector, development agencies and financial institutions.


THE ECONOMY & EASE OF DOING BUSINESS PLENARY SESSION.

Resetting Ghana’s Economy & Improving the Ease of Doing Business. A Public-Private Sector dialogue on Ghana’s Economic Outlook, Ease of doing business, Business Regulatory Reforms, Corruption Crisis, Public Sector Leadership and Technology towards a solution-oriented policy framework. A voluntary collaboration between government & business.

Ending the Corruption Crisis;
Building corruption free business environment. How is the corruption crisis reshaping business practices and policy-making?



THE AFRICA CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (AfCFTA) PLENARY SESSION A Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement: What is at stake for the African Continental Free Trade Area?

The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement brings great prospects for growth and integration across the region, but it could also aggravate inequalities. How can citizens be confident that African integration will bring benefits to all?



WOMEN CEO PLENARY SESSION - Women, Leadership and the Post-Pandemic World.Women in the New World of Work.

AI and task automation will significantly transform the services and administration sectors, two traditionally female-dominated industries. What approaches could be implemented to develop a winning strategy for women at the new frontier of work?



THE BOARDROOM - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PLENARY SESSION

Covid-19 is a Litmus Test for Stakeholder Capitalism. Stakeholder Capitalism: What Is Required from Corporate Leadership? With shareholder primacy giving way to a broader vision for stakeholder-driven capitalism, how can business leaders rebuild public trust and deliver on a new mandate? How can Boards translate stakeholder capitalism into practice?



BUSINESS LEADERSHIP ON THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) PLENARY SESSION

A high-level plenary session on SDGs with a commitment of a CEO Statement of Support for the SDGs at the Summit will be a call to action to the Ghanaian CEO community to do more to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and protect our planet.



GHANA HEALTHCARE PLENARY SESSION

Strengthening Healthcare Resilience: a key pillar of health policy, sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and achieving Universal Health Coverage in Ghana.



CEO MASTERCLASS & EXPERT INSIGHTS – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Accelerating digitalization to thrive in a Post-Covid-19 World



CEO MASTERCLASS & EXPERT INSIGHTS – LEADERSHIP & BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

How to Accelerate Your Business Post-Pandemic.



Post-Pandemic Leadership: Thinking Beyond the Crisis


CEO SURVEY: Doing business in Ghana a survey of CEOs


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Ghana CEO Summit presents the findings of a survey of CEOs


Ghana CEO Summit presents it findings from various sectors of the economy. It examines their views of the economy, prospects for revenue growth and the key opportunities and challenges facing businesses today.




CEO Perspectives:

How are leaders responding to the disruptions and opportunities wrought by the Pandemic? Hear from the CEO audience.


CEO Talk

Regional integration, global economic tensions, geographic expansion: some of Ghana’s top CEOs share their insights and make recommendations on how best to address such challenges and keep their businesses growing.



SYNOPSIS FOR THE THEME

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Powering Business and Government RESET for a Post-Pandemic Economic Resilience. A Public-Private Sector Dialogue

• There is the Need for a Digital Economy Act for Ghana.
• COVID-19 has irrevocably changed our world and Companies now face an urgent choice: go digital, or go bust.
• The digital dividend is gigantic but the digital divide is gaping.

In 2021 and beyond, the Ghana CEO Summit seeks through its Accelerating Digital Transformation themed programs to support the conversations and collaborations among the CEOs and Business Leaders who are redefining digital business transformation as an engine of future value for their organisations and society. To make this happen, coordinating public and private initiatives is key. But what should the governments and companies focus on exactly? And what can we expect from the various stakeholders’ in the digital ecosystem? How will digital transformation revitalize Ghana’s business & economic growth? What are the economic policies needed in line with the new global dynamics? What are these game-changing technologies? How are these technologies changing the face of business, government and society? Are we prepared for these changes? How does the Government plan to accelerate the digital transformation of the public sector? What are the new ways for government and business leaders to understand, measure and manage digital transformation strategies to drive growth & competitiveness?

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