About The Summit

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. The goal is to engage as many people as possible in order to build... Read More


Technology Park


06 - 08 November, 2024


Our Speakers

Coming Soon!

Like the previous AIS, we are putting together an excellent interdisciplinary list of practitioners to speak and share experiences. Kindly contact us if interested in speaking or to nominate others to speak.


AIS is a grassroots event, and it will not be what it is without the generous support of many individuals and institutions. Opportunities exist for different categories of partners and sponsors for the AIS II. Support could include financial grants and/or in-kind assistance. Contact us to negotiate a sponsors partnership or sponsorship package that is tailored to your needs. Come join our team of sponsors and partners.


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Summit Schedule

Coming Soon!

The Summit team, under the guidance of the AIS Scientific Council, is putting together an excellent program which will include plenaries, workshops, special and side events, exhibitions, etc. Kindly contact us if interested in organizing a special or side event at the Summit.

Where to Stay in Praia

Reserve your Hotel

Where to Stay

How to book your flight

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Book your flight

How to get your Visa

Conference Visa (T6)

How to get your Visa

Get Around Cabo Verde

Dine & Shop Around Praia

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Get Around Cabo Verde

Quotes from the first AIS