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2020 | Power Africa Conference

2020 | Power Africa Conference

2020 August 25 – 28
(originally scheduled Nairobi, Kenya)
Location: Virtual

The IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES), Industrial Applications Society (IAS), and IEEE Kenya Section are pleased to host the 7th IEEE Power Africa 2020 Conference themed: “Smart and Sustainable Revolutions for Powering Africa.” The conference will be held virtually from 2020 August 25 – 28. Read More.

IEEE Entrepreneurship will conduct entrepreneurial workshops at PowerAfrica and attendance is free and open to all.

Entrepreneurship Workshops

First Session
2020 August 25 – 6:30 GMT.
Second Session – Q&A live streaming via Zoom.
2020 August 25 – 14:30 GMT.
ISV Session
2020 August 27 – 16:30 GMT
  • Market Identification and Business Models Decisions | Ken Stauffer

Most engineers or scientists understand the concept of using a model to simulate real-world events. Entrepreneurs and Investors use business models to explore possible markets, size them, and understand the value of their product and business. These are the crucial first steps in understanding if your idea can make money –is it a business, a hobby, or a charity?

This talk explains the fundamentals of taking an idea to market and deciding what business model decisions are necessary to develop the idea into a profitable product. The talk covers Innovation, Business Model Decisions, Product vs Service Models, Market Identification, Prototyping, and Business Case Development.

Registration is free. Find out more!

The “Meet the Entrepreneur” competition will enable participants to automatically qualify to enter the 2021 G-STIC Video competition and, if selected a category winner, enjoy an expense-paid trip to the Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation conference (GSTIC) 2021 Video Pitch competition.

This competition is only for the IEEE Smart Village participants.