The 2020 Summit runs Monday 20th to Sunday 26th July. See the program, see the program and learn about the speakers and sessions in store. Note that all times are 'EAT' (GMT+3) and each session will be displayed at least twice, to allow for those in different time zones to join in.
Join a panel of church and digital experts from around the world as they have the conversation regarding what the church will and needs to look like in the new normal.
- Heinz Oldewage (Africa & Middle East Director of CV (formerly Christian Vision)
- Cathi Workman (Pastor of Communications at Mariners Church, California)
- Richard Njau (Content creator and one of Kenya's foremost digital enablers)
Hosted by - David Kuria (Team Lead at Communications Consultancy, A Thousand Watts)
In the digital age, businesses are forced to change how they think, how they interact with customers, partners, and suppliers, and how their business works on the inside.
Join a team of business and technological experts as they have this important conversation.
- Joram Mwinamo - CEO of the SNDBX, the world’s first one-stop-shop entrepreneurs' Centre
- Tolu Adelowo - Founder and Chief Executive of Cousant, a Lagos-based technology company
- Richard Njau - Content creator and one of Kenya's foremost digital enablers
And your host, Amani Maranga - founder of communications company Three Sixty Degrees
In these uncertain times, businesses and workplaces across the board have had to rethink their short-term and long-term strategies to cope with the new realities. Questions regarding the future of work and what will drive workplace dynamics now need to be addressed with more urgency than ever.
The session features:
- Dr Bitange Ndemo - ICT Champion, Renown Academician and former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication
- Sam Gichuru - Founder & CEO of Nailab, one of Africa’s leading business incubators
Statistics the world over paint a grim picture of what is going in our families. From divorce and domestic violence, to financial challenges and lack of social support, are we headed towards a full-blown crisis in our families?
What should we be doing and thinking about in order to allow our families to thrive?
- Dr. Kyama Mugambi - Editorial Manager at African Theological Network Press
- Rev. David Ewagata - Director of YHub NetworX- a first of its kind, one-stop Youth Ministry and Resource Center
And your host, Pastor Carol Wanjau - family and marriage therapist and author of ‘Ndoa: Investing In The Marriage Of Your Dreams’, ‘Simama: Overcoming Family Strongholds’, ‘Couples And Money’, and ‘Real Talk’, a teens devotional guide.
Editorial Manager at African Theological Network Press
As the world rapidly evolves, how should the education sector need to prepare our people to be problem-solvers. And how should the education sector build resilience and relevance beyond response to the crisis.
- Prof. Mwenda Ntarangwi - CEO of the Commission of University Education
- Deborah Kimathi - Executive Director of Dignitas, an education development organisation
- Sophia Mbevi - Director, Almasi International School
Join Dr. Oscar Aghan, one of Kenya's foremost inventors, social entrepreneurs and waste management experts as he helps us not only understand the environmental crisis we are facing, but how we can begin to transform waste into sources of income and livelihoods for thousands.
The world has recently experienced a growing global movement, calling for justice for people of color who have felt disenfranchised. Why has this movement exploded across the world, and why has it found such resonance with so many communities?
And how should the church respond and participate in this movement?
- Dr. Mshai Mwangola - Performance scholar and chair of the Board of Uraia Trust; the biggest non-state facilitator of civic education in Kenya
- Lily Bekele-Piper - Ethiopian-American host of up/root podcast, and Senior Communications Strategist - World Bank
- Joanne Kobuthi-Kuria - Communications and Membership Manager at Amnesty International Kenya
The past few years have experienced exponential growth in the number of people entering the content creation space. From bloggers and vloggers, to podcasters and film-makers, content really does seem to be king. But what does it take to enter that space, and why must kingdom people engage there?
- George Kagwe - renown vlogger and digital enabler at Bawa Connect
- John 'JJ' Jumbi - screenplay writer and film-maker at Chatterbox
- Wanjiru Njiru - Famed lifestyle vlogger
- Amani Maranga - Award-winning podcaster at 'Living Truthfully'