Here is the agenda for the Modern Workplace Africa Conference 2023

October 14, 2023
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In just eight days, on October 21, 2023, the Landmark Events Centre will host an anticipated gathering of over 3,000 attendees for the Modern Workplace Africa Conference.

If you are yet to register, there's still an opportunity to secure your spot.

Event Details

  • Venue: Landmark Events Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Date: October 21, 2023
  • Time: 9 am

Want to come with your kids, we have you covered.


* Happening at HR Room

** Happening at Executive Room

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration, Networking, and Booth set up

9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.

Opening Speech (Múyìwá Mátùlúkò)

9:05 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

Keynote: Future-proofing your career in a fast-paced market

Speaker: Dr. Michael Ogu — Global President and Board Chair, Association of Elite Human Resource Professionals
9:25 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.

Panel: Mastering authentic personal branding: Brand over Buzz


  • Elsie Godwin (Co-Founder, Cashwise Finance)
  • Weyinmi Barber (People & Culture Professional)
  • Folajomi Ibrahim (Founder/CEO, Real Estate Egghead)

Moderator: Bolu Abiodun (Senior Reporter, Techpoint Africa)

10:05 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.

Product Demo

9:20 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Coffee Break/Networking*

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Panel: Bridging the gap between academia and business


  • Nwanne Nwonwu (Founder, The Talent Pipeline Company)
  • Rachael Onoja (Head of Operations, AltSchool Africa)

Moderator: Shalom Adebola (Corporate Host & Product Designer)

11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

Product Demo

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Masterclass: Data-driven hiring: Transform your hiring with data and analytics*

Facilitator: Dr. Michael Ogu (Global President and Board Chair, Association of Elite Human Resource Professionals)

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Masterclass: Leading in the age of remote work: Effective leadership for dispersed teams**

Facilitator: Dr. Silk Ogbu (Associate Professor of Management and Communication, Lagos Business Session)

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Panel: Harnessing technology for a healthier workplace*


  • Teju Fola-Alade (People & Culture Leader, MANO)
  • Chikodi Ukaiwe (CEO, Salad Africa)
  • Adedokun Agunbiade (CEO & Co-Founder, Ropay)
  • Fope Daniels (Head, People & Culture, AltSchool Africa)

Moderator: Ganiu Oloruntade (Reporter, TechCabal)

12:15 p.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Product Showcase

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Workshop: Riding the gig wave: Maximising opportunities in the gig economy

Facilitator: Victor Fatanmi (Founder, Fullgap & FourthCanvas)

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Panel: Riding the Gig Wave: Maximising opportunities in the gig economy


  • Victor Fatanmi (Founder, Fullgap & FourthCanvas)
  • Dauda Sulaimon Abiola (Founder, Skill Afrika) 
  • Favour Yusuf (Content Strategist and Product Marketer)

Moderator: Elizabeth Musa (Video Content Lead, Business Day)

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Product Demo

11:35 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Panel: Trends shaping the African workforce**


  • Bolaji Shote (Senior HR Consultant)
  • Kelechi Abiri (Founder, Ready Job Seeker)
  • Ezinne Chidimma Anosike (Country Head, People & Culture at Stanbic IBTC Holdings)
  • Temitope Ajayi (Employee Experience Specialist, AltSchool Africa)

Moderator: Chris Anaele (Growth Manager (Startups), Leatherback)

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Masterclass: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent in a Global Market**

Facilitator: Toun Tunde-Anjous (Founder, The People Practice)

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Masterclass: Navigating C-suite expectations while prioritising employee well-being*

Facilitator: Adora Ikwuemesi (Director, Kendor Consulting)

1:10 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Fireside Chat: Becoming a lifelong learner: How to separate yourself from the pack

Speaker: Chidi Odoemenam (Senior Legal Associate, Rendeavour, Alaro City)

Moderator: Todah Opeyemi (Multimedia Journalist)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fireside Chat: Navigating employment waters to protect your company from legal battles*

Speaker: Omoruyi Edoigiawere (Lead Partner, Edoigiawerie & Company LP)

Moderator: Chimgozirim Nwokoma (Senior Reporter, Techpoint Africa)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fireside Chat: Gaining competitive advantage for talent retention through family-friendly workplaces**

Speaker: Mrs. Itoro Ugorji (CEO, The Baby Lounge)

Moderator: Oluwanifemi Kolawole (Senior Editor, Techpoint Africa)

1:45 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Panel: Artificial Intelligence and your future in the workplace


  • Chisom Nwokwu (Software Engineer, Microsoft)
  • Olumide Okubadejo (Senior Software Engineer, Spotify)
  • Abdulquddus Ajibade (Software Engineer)

Moderator: Emmanuel Paul (Managing Editor, Techpoint Africa)

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Masterclass: Executive succession for founders**

(Pre-registration required)

Facilitator: Bukola Kogbe, Global HR Leader

We look forward to having you. Don’t forget that you can:

  • Join the conversation on all social media platforms using the hashtag #MWAC23.
  • Create your conference DP here.
Accidental writer, covering Africa's startup landscape and its heroes. Find me on Twitter @chigo_nwokoma.
Accidental writer, covering Africa's startup landscape and its heroes. Find me on Twitter @chigo_nwokoma.
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