Together with the members of the International Advisory Council, an ambitious program featuring high-level speakers and bioeconomy experts from around the globe has been developed. We have received an overwhelming response to our call for workshop proposals. The GBS2018 will provide 14 expert workshops dealing with topics considered by international bioeconomy stakeholders as highly important and emerging.
The AIS is an Africa-wide and home grown initiative aimed at harnessing the innovation potential of the continent. It aims to mobilize the people and, especially those with the ‘power to act’, including investors, the people with the ideas, the policy makers, the researchers and academics, the business community, the youth, as well as innovators and thinkers into a coalition for collective action to promote and build an enabling environment for innovation in Africa.
Auto Care Association & the International Trade Administration: Vehicle Aftermarket Trade Mission to Santiago, Chile, August 21-22, 2018
The Auto Care Association and the International Trade Administration are excited to announce the trade mission to Chile, August 21-22, 2018, as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support export promotion projects in Latin America. Qualifying companies will receive a $1,500 offset of the trade mission package. Participants receiving an offset under the MDCP award can only market products that are 51 percent U.S. content.
The Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) is Africa’s only aerospace and defence expo that combines both a trade exhibition and an air show. Held biennially in the City of Tshwane – South Africa’s administrative capital, the AAD Expo is one of South Africa’s largest contributors to the country’s GDP in show years, and is regarded as a national asset.
As a marketplace for aerospace and defense suppliers, Africa presents a compelling cross-section of the industry’s top military and commercial growth sectors, with long-term forecasts befitting the world’s second largest continent. Military spending across Africa grew more than 65% between 2000 and 2015; in 2013 by more than 8%.