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Global Tech Africa (GTA) Conference 2024: Transforming Africa’s Tech Ecosystem with Global Collaborations in Lagos

The Global Tech Africa (GTA) Conference is set to return for its second year, bringing together leading tech stakeholders under the theme: Global Collaborations, Local Transformations. The event, in partnership with Techeconomy as the media sponsor, will be held from July 24th to 26th, 2024, at the Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos.

About GTA

The Global Tech Africa (GTA) Conference is a platform designed to bring together African and international stakeholders in technology to unlock growth opportunities and build the tech ecosystem in Africa. It is an initiative of the Future Map Foundation, designed and implemented by Ascend Studios Foundation, in partnership with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the U.S. Consulate, Venture Garden Group, Business Sweden, and RivExcel Health.

A Premier Platform for Tech Collaboration

GTA stands as the foremost platform fostering collaboration between African and international tech stakeholders. The conference aims to create connections, initiate dialogues, and form partnerships that will drive the growth and transformation of Africa’s tech ecosystem.

Organizers and Partners

The event is an initiative of the Future Map Foundation, executed by Ascend Studios Foundation. It is organized in partnership with several key organizations, including:

  • National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
  • United States Consulate
  • Venture Garden Group
  • IHS Towers
  • American Business Council
  • Business Sweden

Who Will Be There?

GTA is not just another tech conference. It is a convergence point for a diverse range of participants, including:

  • Government Representatives
  • Investors
  • Founders
  • Policymakers
  • Development Partners
  • Academia
  • Inventors
  • Tech Enthusiasts

2023 Recap and 2024 Expectations

The inaugural edition in 2023 saw over 3,500 participants, 51 speakers, and 12 international delegates. The 2024 edition is poised to be even larger, with expectations to host 10,000 participants and delegates from across Nigeria, Africa, Europe, and North America.

What to Expect at GTA 2024

This year’s conference will feature a larger venue with three distinct stages:

  1. The Epicenter (Main Stage): Hosting VVIP guests, international delegates, and keynote speakers.
  2. Start-up Stage: Showcasing leading African start-ups across various tech sectors including Edtech, Healthtech, AgricTech, and FinTech.
  3. Tech Naija Club: A new stage dedicated to the future of Africa’s tech landscape, officially launching at GTA.

Special Features

  • GTA Deal Room: Powered by One Africa, this platform will unlock investment opportunities, giving investors and international companies access to some of Africa’s most promising start-ups and potential partners.
  • Regional Delegations: Including tech entrepreneurs and government representatives from South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda.
  • International Partners and Delegates: From Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Event Highlights

  • Keynote Addresses and Insights: Leading thought leaders and visionaries will provide insights into the evolving global tech landscape.
  • Interactive Workshops: Hands-on sessions aimed at transforming ideas into actionable results.
  • Fireside Chats with Industry Titans: Candid discussions with top tech industry figures about the challenges and opportunities within Africa’s tech ecosystem.
  • Roundtable Discussions: In-depth explorations of key tech themes shaping Africa’s future.
  • Networking Opportunities: Opportunities to build meaningful connections and explore collaborations.
  • Showcase of Cutting-Edge Innovations: Presentation of groundbreaking technologies and disruptive solutions emerging from Africa.

Africa is set to play a crucial role in the global tech ecosystem, offering innovations, talent, and new market opportunities in mobile technology, e-commerce, fintech, and the digital economy.

The GTA conference provides a vital platform for stakeholders to engage in discussions and explore collaborative opportunities to shape the future of Africa’s tech landscape.

Join Us at GTA 2024

The Global Tech Africa (GTA) Conference is the nexus for policymakers, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and visionaries. It is an unparalleled opportunity to discuss, collaborate, and influence the future of Africa’s tech ecosystem.

Stay tuned for updates, speaker announcements, and registration details. Together, let’s push the frontiers of Africa’s tech future.

For more information, visit [here].

Conference Details:

  • Theme: Global Collaborations, Local Transformations
  • Dates: July 24th – 26th, 2024
  • Venue: The Landmark Event Centre, Water Corporation Road, Victoria Island, Lagos

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Cite this article as (APA format):

AR Managing Editor (2024). Global Tech Africa (GTA) Conference 2024: Transforming Africa’s Tech Ecosystem with Global Collaborations in Lagos. Retrieved from


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