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Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
07:30 – 08:30 Media Breakfast Paradise Hotel
09:00 – 18:00 Recording of Governors’ Statements Hall 1-VIP – Exhibition Center 1
09:30 – 12:00 Bridging Innovation and Industry:
African Youth Solving Continental Challenges
Seminar Hall 3 (103,104, 105) -
Convention Hall 1F
10:00 – 11:30 Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Board of Governors on the Conditions of Service for Elected Officers (Closed Session) Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
12:15 – 13:15 Host Country Side Event: Better Africa Seminar Hall 3 (103, 104, 105) -
Convention Hall 1F
14:30 – 17:30 Special Event 1:African Leadership for Agriculture Event Seminar Hall 3 (103, 104, 105) -
Convention Hall 1F
15:00 – 16:30 Meeting of the Bureau of the Boards of Governors (Closed Session) Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
16:30 – 17:30 Meeting of the Joint Steering Committee of the Boards of Governors
(Closed Session; open to non-member Governors as observers)
Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
18:00 – 18:45 Inaugural Press Conference Press Room (211), Bexco
18:30 – 20:00 Welcome reception hosted by Korea Garden – Paradise Hotel

Other Events

MONDAY 21 MAY 2018
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
09:00 – 14:00 AADFI Executive Committee Meeting Conference Room 1 (101) - Convention Hall 1F
14:00 – 17:00 Governing Council Annual Meetings (ALSF) «very closed meeting» Conference room 2 (102) - Convention Hall 1F
14:00 – 18:00 Industrial Visit Outside Bexco
15:00 – 19:00 African DFIs CEOs Workshop Conference Room 5 (213) - Glass Hall 2F
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
07:30 – 09:00 Breakfast Session: Improving Domestic Resource Mobilisation to Finance Industrialisation Paradise Hotel
09:00 – 18:00 Recording of Governors’ Statements Hall 1-VIP – Exhibition Center 1
09:00 – 10:30 KOAFEC Consultative Group Annual Meeting Seminar Hall 3 (103,104) -
Convention Hall 1F
11:30 – 13:00 KOAFEC Luncheon Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
13:30 – 16:30 KOAFEC Ministerial Roundtable Grand Ballroom - Convention Hall 3F
16:30 – 17:10 KOAFEC Press Conference & Signing Ceremony Press Room (211), Bexco
17:10 – 18:30 KOAFEC Development Indaba Busan Cinema Center
19:30 – 21:00 KOAFEC Night The Bay 101
18:00 – 24:00 Reception African Bankers’ Awards (by invitation) Park Hyatt Busan

Other Events

TUESDAY 22 MAY 2018
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
09:00 – 15:00 AADFI General Assembly Conference Room 1 (101)- Convention Hall 1F
10:00 – 18:00 Exhibition Hall 2B - Exhibition Center 1
15:00 – 18:00 Fourth Meeting of the ADF Working Group Seminar Hall 3 (103, 104) - Convention Hall 1F
17:00 – 19:00 JP Morgan Cocktail Park Hyatt Busan
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
09:00 – 18:00 Recording of Governors’ Statements Hall 1-VIP – Exhibition Center 1
09:00 – 10:00 Arrival of Guests Auditorium – Auditorium Building
10:00 – 11:30 Formal Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Annual Meetings
12:00 – 13:15 Special Event 2: High Level Presidential Panel Dialogue:
Vision, Experiements and Lessons Learned
Auditorium – Auditorium Building
12:30 – 14:00 Host Country Side Event: Presentation 1: Korea’s Leading Infrastructure Companies :
Key Factors behind Global Success (Luncheon session)
Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
12:30 – 14:00 High Level Luncheon (by invitation) Hall 2A – Exhibition Center 1
14:00 – 16:20 Host Country Side Event: Africa Project Forum and Procurement Briefing Sessions Seminar Hall 1 (101, 102) -
Convention Hall 1F
14:15 – 15:15 Knowledge Event 1: African Economic Outlook Dialogue Grand Ballroom - Convention Hall 3F
14:30 – 16:00 Host Country Side Event: Seminar: Main Session: Industrialization in Africa for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Tasks Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
15:30 – 17:00

First Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Consideration and approval of the:

  • Provisional agenda
  • Presentation by Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group (15 minutes)
  • Report of the Joint Steering Committee
  • Report of the Standing Committee of the Board of Governors on the Conditions of Service for Elected Officers
Committee Meeting Room 1
(103, 104, 105, 108, 109, 110) -
Convention Hall 1F
16:30 – 18:00 Host Country Side Event: Discussion 1: Facilitating Technology Exchanges between Africa and Korea: Opportunity and Challenges Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
16:40 – 18:00 Host Country Side Event: Presentation 2: Key Sources of Global Competitiveness
of Korea’s ICT Companies
Seminar Hall 1– Convention Hall 1F
17:00 - 18:30 High Level Panel Session on Sustainable Climate and Disaster Risk Financing in Africa Grand Ballroom - Convention Hall 3F
18:00 – 19:00 Press Cocktail Seminar Hall 2 (106, 107) –
Convention Hall 1F
20:00 – 22:00 State Dinner hosted by Korea (by invitation) Cruise Grand Ballroom - Hilton Busan

Other Events

WEDNESDAY 23 MAY2018
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
07:30 – 08:30 Stakeholders’ Meeting on Compact for Lusophone African countries Paradise Hotel
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast Session : A gendered look at industrialization Paradise Hotel
10:00 – 18:00 Exhibition Hall 2B - Exhibition Center 1
14:00 – 18:00 Spouse Program Outside Bexco
18:30 – 21:30 The Africa Road Builders – Trophée Babacar Ndiaye 2018 Park Hyatt Busan
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
09:00 – 10:15 Host Country Side Event: Seminar: Session 1: Role of Public and
Private Finance in Industrializing Africa
Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
09:00 – 10:30 Host Country Side Event: Presentation 3: The Role of Infrastructure as a Catalyst
of Industrialization : Korea’s Experience and Lessons
Seminar Hall 1 (101, 102) –
Convention Hall 1F
9:30 – 12:30 Second Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Governors’ Dialogue Grand Ballroom – Convention Hall 3F
10:45 – 12:00 Host Country Side Event: Seminar: Session 2: Industry Diversification Strategy in Africa Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
10:45 – 12:45 KOAFEC PPP Forum Committee Meeting Room 1 (103, 104, 105, 108, 109, 110) -
Convention Hall 1F
13:00 – 14:30 Financial Presentation Followed by a Luncheon Hall 2A - Exhibition Center 1
13:45 – 15:00 Host Country Side Event: Seminar: Session 3: : Promoting Innovation and
Entreprenuership in Africa
Committee Meeting Room 2 - Convention Hall 2F
13:45 – 15:00 Host Country Side Event: Presentation 4: Culture Meets Industry – Korea’s Case, “Hallyu” Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) - Convention Hall 2F
15:00 – 18:00 Knowledge Event 2: What Pathways to Industrial Development? Seminar Hall 1 (101, 102) – Convention Hall 1F
19:00 – 22:00 Cultural Night hosted by Busan City Busan Cinema Centre

Other Events

THURSDAY 24 MAY 2018
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 17:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
07:30 – 09:00 Industrialization Side Event Paradise Hotel
09:00 – 18:00 Spouse Program Outside Bexco
10:00 – 18:00 Exhibition Hall 2B - Exhibition Center 1
10:00 – 18:00 One-on-One Business Meeting Bexco
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 12:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
07:30 – 09:00 Breakfast Session 2: Open Dialogue on African Financial Alliance for Climate (AFAC) Grand Ballroom - Paradise Hotel
09:00 – 11:00 Knowledge Event 3: Future of Work and Industrialisation Grand Ballroom – Convention Hall 3F
Knowledge Event 4: Building Africa’s Digital Markets Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) -
Convention Hall 2F
11:30 – 12:30 Third Sitting ofthe Boards of Governors: Closing Session of the 2018 Annual Meetings Committee Meeting Room 1
(103, 104, 105, 108, 109, 110) -
Convention Hall 1F
12:30 Closing Press Conference Committee Meeting Room 1
(103, 104, 105, 108, 109, 110) -
Convention Hall 1F
12:30 – 14:00 Host Country Side Event: Discussion 2: Cooperation between Africa and
The "Global Green Growth Institute"(GGGI) in Climate Change Issues
Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) - Convention Hall 2F
15:00 – 18:00 Africa Day Celebration Auditorium - Auditorium Building
19:30 – 22:00 Governors’ Closing Dinner (by invitation) Nurimaru APEC House (Next to Westin Chosun)

Other Events

FRIDAY 25 MAY 2018
Time Events Venue
07:30 – 12:00 Registration of Participants Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
10:00 – 18:00 Exhibition Hall 2B - Exhibition Center 1
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