Agenda: U.S.-Ghana Business Forum

Day One- September 8 

Time 

Activity

9:20 -9:30 am EDT 

Online Registration and Connecting to Virtual Platform 

9:30-9:55 am 

Opening Session 

  • Welcome Remarks by Scott Eisner, President of USAfBC, US Chamber of Commerce 
  • Welcome Remarks by Ayesha Bedewi, President of AmCham Ghana 
  • Welcome Remarks by the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie Sullivan
  • Keynote Remarks by Deputy Assistant United States Trade Representative for Africa, Bennett Harman
  • Keynote Remarks by H.E. Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry for Ghana

9:55 -10:00 am 

Sponsor’s video/adverts 

10:00-10:25 am 

US-Africa Business Relations in the Context of AfCFTA 

Prudence Sebahizi, Senior Technical Advisor on AfCFTA, AfCFTA Secretariat

10:25-10:30 am 

Sponsor’s video/adverts 

10:30-10:55am 

Panel Discussion 2-Boosting Intra-Africa Trade and Investments Through Digitization and E-Commerce

Moderator: Dr. Guevera Yao – U.S Chamber of Commerce 

Panelists

  • Bossman Kwapong, Country Manager, MasterCard  
  • Jessica Poku, Country Manager, Uber  
  • Adoma Peprah, Country Manager, Visa  

10:55- 11:00 am 

Day 1 Concluding Remarks  

Pakwo Shum, Vice President, American Chamber of Commerce-Ghana