October, 1st – 8th , 2020 / UPAC, Yaoundé, Cameroon
DITREX AFRICA 2020
"How might we empower Africa for more autonomy in a post COVID-19 world
using IoT, Digital Twin & AI to create, manufacture and transform locally?"
Labeling « created and made in Africa»
The Digital Transformation Experience & Exhibition in Africa
October. 5th, 2020 / GICAM Douala
INDUSTRY 4.0
Implement Industry 4.0 and succeed in the Transformation of your Company
Digital Transformation Industry Day
October, 1st – 8th , 2020 / UPAC, Yaounde, Cameroon
INNODAYS
Software platform : 3D Experience from Dassault Systèmes (Catia, Solidworks, Delmia, Simulia, etc.
TOPICS OF INTEREST: Engineering and IOT from differents subject areas.
Digital Transformation Innovation Challenge Days

Focus this year The main articulations of DITREX-AFRICA 2020 are:

How might we empower Africa for more autonomy in a post-COVID-19 world using IoT, Digital Twin and AI to create, manufacture and transform locally?

Digital Transformation Innovation Challenge Days

A student's innovation challenge and their universities in digital transformation around a specific SDG or topic of one of the action lines of DTA.

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Digital Transformation Industry Day

A day of workshops and Masterclass gathering industry leaders and transformational experts around the implementation of industry 4.0 tools & technologies for more competitiveness and sustainability.

2

Digital Transformation Experience & Exhibition

Fostering "created and made in Africa" by sharing, disseminating and co-creating aroung good practices, tools and solutions for a sustainable industrialization and transformation of Africa.

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SCHEDULE DETAILS Information of Event Schedules

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Day 1

Onboarding and 3d design training completion

day 2

Topics presentation and selections

the various topics thought will be presented and some will be selected for the challenge

Day 3

Design & Simulation

How you transform your business as technology, consumer, habits industry dynamics change? Find out from those leading the charge. How you transform ?

day 4 - day 6

Building prototypes & demonstrators , Pre-Pitch to select the 3 best projects

How you transform your business as technology, consumer, habits industry dynamics change? Find out from those leading the charge. How you transform

Day 7

Pitch: The 3 best results during the conference and award during the gala evening

How you transform your business as technology, consumer, habits industry dynamics change? Find out from those leading the charge. How you transform ?

08:30 - 09:00 Am Industrial Workshop

Reception and registration of participants and onboarding

09:00 - 09:30 Am Industrial Workshop

Inspirational Keynote

Digitalization technologies and their application in African industry landscape – Use cases

09:30 10:00 AM Industrial Workshop

keynotes 1

User stories from Industry: Needs and visions
(Industry representatives)

10:00 - 10:15 AM Industrial Workshop

Pause café

10:15 - 11:15 AM Industrial Workshop

Module 1: Mastering the Challenges of Digital & Organizational Transformation

  • What is the state of play of digital technology and its use in the world and by Regions?
  • Where is the Technological Revolution in Africa? And what impact will disruptive technologies have on the the Enterprise of Tomorrow?
  • What New Human Behaviors (Information Search, Consumption Consumption Habits, Social Influence, ATAWADAC Social Influence, ATAWADAC, SoLoMo, etc...) of its of its Customers and Collaborators? A New Economy? How does it work? how to make your company viable in the era of industry 4.0? What new economic models and trends of the global economy?

11 :15 - 12.15 AM Industrial Workshop

Module 2: Adopt the digital and innovation culture and draw inspiration from best practices

  • What is Innovation? And what are its variants ?
  • How is innovation perceived, apprehended and adopted by humans?
  • What do companies need to do to integrate the Digital and Innovation culture?
  • Why do some industries succeed best in the innovation and digital culture?
  • What methods and practices characterize them (Lean Startup, Digital First Culture, Agility, Test & Learn, Design Thinking)? Test & Learn, Design Thinking)
  • Innovation and operational challenges

12:15 - 13:00 AM Industrial Workshop

Lunch

13:00 - 14:00 AM Industrial Workshop

Atelier 1 (Design Thinking) :

  • Rethinking your business plan

13:00 - 14:00 PM Industrial Workshop

Atelier 2 (Design Thinking) :

  • Agility to move from predictive to adaptive

14:00 -14.15 PM Industrial Workshop

Coffee Break

14:15 - 15:45 PM Industrial Workshop

Module 3: Preparing, leading and managing your Digital & Technological Transformation

  • What is Digital Transformation? And what are the are the Axes of Transformation?
  • The Dimensions and Stages of Digital Transformation
  • How does the Digital Transformation impact the
    and the evolution of the different functions of the company? (Brand, Management, Marketing,
    DevOps...).
  • What are the risks related to Digital Transformation?
  • How to lead the Change/Transformation?
    And which best practices?
  • What is the Digital readiness
    Index)? How to evaluate it? And how to reach a higher a higher level of maturity (technological,
    organizational, perceived by users) ?

14:15 - 15:45 PM Industrial Workshop

Module 4: required trades and training opportunities

  • What is Digital Transformation? And what are the are the Axes of Transformation?
  • The Dimensions and Stages of Digital Transformation
  • How does the Digital Transformation impact the
    and the evolution of the different functions of the company? (Brand, Management, Marketing,
    DevOps...).
  • What are the risks related to Digital Transformation?
  • How to lead the Change/Transformation?
    And which best practices?
  • What is the Digital readiness
    Index)? How to evaluate it? And how to reach a higher a higher level of maturity (technological,
    organizational, perceived by users) ?

15:45 - 16.00 PM Industrial Workshop

Coffee Break

16 :00 - 17 :00 PM Industrial Workshop

Atelier 3 (Challenge your peers session)

  • Industry 4.0

16 :00 - 17 :00 PM Industrial Workshop

Atelier 4 (Challenge your peers session) :

  • Prepare and plan its digital transformation

17:00 - 17:30 PM Industrial Workshop

Plenum: Presentation of the results of the work, next steps

19 :00 - 17:30 PM Industrial Workshop

Business Networking Dinner

07:30 - 09:30 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Registration, Onboarding

09:30 - 09:45 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Introduction and welcome

09:45 - 10:00 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Inspirational Keynote

The world in 2025: Science fiction or reality?
Game Changing solutions for Industrialization & Economic Growth in Africa

10:00 - 10:30 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Opening Keynotes 1

The Government Strategy for promoting sustainable Industrial & Economic Transformation
Ministries (industries, SME/SMI, Economy, P&T)

10:30 - 11:00 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Opening Keynotes 2

  • Industrial reality, challenges, opportunities and visions for sustainable transformation
  • User stories from the industry: What we needed and what we offer Minister of Economy; Industry associations (GICAM)

11:00 - 11:15 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Break

11:15 - 12:15 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Roundtable: Government meets private Industry & Experts: How might we leverage “Created & Made in Africa” for sustainable transformation: Concrete actions

Ministries, Industry Representatives; Digital Tech Experts

12:15 - 12:45 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Recommendations and next steps

12.45 - 13:30 AM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Lunch

13:30 - 14:00 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

The power of 3D Experience for innovation and operationalization

Dassault Systèmes

14:00 - 14:15 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Introduction to World Café and Challenge Your Peers

14:15 - 15:15 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Smart Industries & Logistics :

How to overcome operational challenges and adopt digital transformation in industries

14:15 - 15:15 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Smart Data & Security :

Observatory of digital innovations and
jurisdiction framework

15:15 - 15:30 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:45 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Smart City and Environment

How might we rethink, transform and design
sustainable cities?

15:45 - 16:45 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Smart Mobility

How might we design and create mobility
solutions for social equity?

16:45 - 17:45 PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Plenary/Roundtable: Ecosystème entrepreneuriale et académique : Alliance d’innovation

: Skills, investment, exchanges
Diaspora representatives – Examples of contributions

20:00 - 22:00PM Day 1 | October 07th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Business Networking Dinner

08:00 - 09:00 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Onboarding

09:00 - 09:15 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Opening and Summary of Day 1

09:15 - 09:45 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Plenary: Listening the experts / Keynote International cooperation to strengthen sustainable development

International institutions

09:45 - 10.15 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Plenary: Digitalization technologies: Advances & Innovations

Tech firms, providers,

10:30 - 11.30 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Smart farming solutions

How might we reduce the deficit of local production and boost transformation? Solutions, Innovations, Best Practices

10:30 - 11.30 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Smart & sustainable Energy

How might IoT and 3D help us creating sustainable mobile energy solutions? Solutions, Innovations, Best Practices

11:30 - 12:30 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions
 Smart Education

Speaker 4

Smart Education

How might we innovate and provide innovative experience-based learning and training environment Use cases, Best practices & Solutions.

11:30 - 12:30 AM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Smart Health & Insurance

How might we create personalized health tools and devices and transform our health infrastructure? Use cases, Best practices & Solutions

12:30 - 13:30 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Morning Sessions

Lunch

13:30 - 14:30 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

World Coffee Smart Administration

Smart services & Interoperability

13:30 - 14:30 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

World Coffee How to leverage a collaborative alliance of incubators?

Cartography of a digital Transformation eco-systems

14:30 - 14:45 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Coffee break

14:45 - 15:45 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

InnovATHON: The marathon of Innovations Show casing Africa innovations on IoT and 3D Technologies and Engineering

Startups, Innovation agencies, etc

15:45 - 17:15 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Digital Innovation Challenge:

Pitching best prototypes & demonstrators

17:15 - 18:00 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Plenary

Closing remarks, recommendations & next steps

21:00 PM Day 2 | October 8th, 2021 | Afternoon Sessions

Gala Evening

Awards Ceremony

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