Modern Workplace Africa Conference

Empowering individuals, transforming industries
Saturday, October 21, 2023 - 09:00 am
Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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Why you should be at the Modern Workplace Africa Conference:

The world of work is changing, and changing rapidly. Like a moving train, you're at risk of being left behind if you don't understand how to thrive or build a dynamic workplace. The Modern Workplace Africa Conference will feature conversations on employee retention and productivity, talent migration, remote work, digital nomading, upskilling for relevance, and everything work.

What to expect:

Panel sessions
Job Fair
HR Fest
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Who is this event for?

Everyone. We're kidding, but CEOs, founders, recruiters, HR professionals, freelancers, and job seekers are the ideal targets for the Modern Workplace Africa Conference.

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Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Saturday, October 21, 2023 - 09:00 am


* 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)

Our ticket options

Book today and gain early access to the Modern Workplace Africa Conference.

General Badge


Access to keynote stage.
Access to the main exhibition area.
Networking opportunities with other general attendees.
Access to the job fair.

HR Fest Ticket



All general badge perks.
Access to exclusive materials from HR Fest event partners.
Access to human resources personnel and recruiters.
Access to post event digital resources.
Fast-tracked entry to the event.
Exclusive access to speakers and special guests at the HR Fest.
Complimentary food and beverages in the designated HR Fest area.
Human resources-only workshops.
Exclusive merchandise.
Exclusive access to post-event videos.

VIP Ticket



All general badge perks.
All HR Fest perks.
Complimentary food and beverages in the HR Fest area and executive lounge.
VIP access to the executive lounge.
Networking with exclusive high-level operators, founders, and decision makers across Africa's corporate and startup spaces in the executive lounge.
Exclusive VIP badge merchandise.
Masterclass access.

Get an exhibition booth

Get in front of a diverse and engaging audience at the Modern Workplace Africa Conference.
At the Modern Workplace Africa Conference, industry leaders and professionals will converge for conversations on the future of work in Africa. By exhibiting at the Modern Workplace Africa Conference, you'll be putting your brand in front of key decision-makers, industry leaders, corporates, and international players.

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Sponsor and Exhibitor Queries

Adenuga Abisola
Contact Us
Business Development Lead
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Speaking and Partner Queries

Chimgozirim Nwokoma
Senior Reporter
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Marketing and Media Queries

Victor Olaniyan
Digital Marketing 
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Delegate Registration Queries

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Business Development Lead
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