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PROGRAMME: SPORTS FOR DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

4th May 2017

Day 1 08.00 – 09.00

Registration & Breakfast

09.00 – 09:05

Call to start by Mr. Ahmadou Bamba Kasse, Journalist

09:05 – 09:15

Welcome remarks/opening keynote by Mr. Amadou Gallo Fall, VP & Managing Director at NBA Africa, Founder & Chairman SEED Project

09:15- 09:25

Remarks by the Canadian High Commissioner, H.E Mme Lise Filiatrault

09:25 – 09:30

Remarks by Dr. Serigne Gueye Diop, Mayor of Sandiara

09:30- 09:40

Remarks by the Minister of Sports, Minister of Budget, Minister of Youth

09:40 – 10:00

Presentation of SEED Rise by Mr. Mohamed Niang, SEED Senegal Executive Director

10:00 – 10:40

Panel: Deepening Partnership Speakers  Mr. Mabingue Ngom, UNFPA Regional Director West & Central Africa  Mr. Joseph Lopez, SEED Project Chief Executive Director  Ms. Lisa Slifer-Mbacke, MSI Chief of Party, USAID/Senegal Monitoring & Evaluation  Mr. Leopold Senghor, Directeur des Activites Physiques et Sportives Moderator: Mr. Ahmadou Bamba Kasse

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break


11:05 – 11:45

Panel: Knowledge Sharing Speakers  Mr. Yannick Mandaba, Commercial & Communication Director Dakar Sacre Coeur  Mr. Saer Seck, Diambars Founder  Mr. Salif Diao, Senegalese Football Legend  Mr. Mohamed Niang, SEED Senegal Executive Director Moderator: Ms. Astou Ndiaye, Senegalese Basketball Legend

11:50 – 12:30

Panel: Sport, Entrepreneurship & Technology Speakers  Ms. Djiba Diallo, Microsoft4Afrika Head of Innovation  Ms. Sabrina Lamb, WorldOfMoney Founder & Chief Executive Officer  Ms. Rokhaya Solange Mbengue, Orange-Sonatel, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility  Mrs. Pascaline Baradji, EDC Deputy-Country Manager Moderator: Ms. Sira, Communications Officer, sports journalist and entrepreneur

12:30 – 12:40

Coffee break

12:45 – 13:25

Panel: Alumni Engagement Speakers  Mr. Gorgui Dieng, NBA Professional Basketball Player for Minnesota Timberwolves  Mr. Cheikh Sy, SEED Project alum  Mr. Makhtar Ndiaye, Senegalese Basketball Legend  Ms. Oumy Senghor, SEED Project alum Moderator: Mr. Sadibou Sylla, Conference Coordinator

13:25 – 13:30

Closing remarks by Mr. Joseph Lopez, SEED Project Executive Director

Profile for SEED Project

SEED Project Sport for Development Conference Overview  

15th annual Hoop Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

SEED Project Sport for Development Conference Overview  

15th annual Hoop Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

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