Are you ready for LaFutura Global Conference x Nairobi?

LaFuturaGlobal Conference is an annual gathering of professionals and thought leaders in future trends and innovation. This year, the conference will be held in Nairobi, Kenya. It brings together strategists, futurists, innovation managers, and entrepreneursfrom around the world to explore emerging trends, disruptive ideas, and the latest technologies shaping the future. The conferencefeatures interactive workshops, inspiring keynotes, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. With Nairobi as the backdrop, attendees can discover the potential of the African continent and connect with local innovators. LaFuturaGlobal Conference in Nairobi offers an invaluable platform for gaining insights, sharing knowledge, and forging new connections to navigate the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.


27.-29. September 2023


Nairobi (Kenya)

Leapfrogging the future.

Leapfrogging the future is helping us succeed in a modern world and  it shows the importance of embracing leapfrogging strategies to stay ahead in an increasingly interconnected and fast-paced world. By leveraging innovative approaches, disruptive technologies, and emerging trends, individuals and organizations can overcome challenges, unlock new opportunities, and achieve success in the modern landscape.



At LaFuturaGlobal Conference 2023 we bring international stars of the innovations scene and hidden champions of the industry to Nairobi. Here we continuously announce the speakers at #LAFUTURA23:

Hans Stoisser

Hans Stoisser

Entrepreneur | Keynote Speaker | Author

Magdaline Chepkemoi

Magdaline Chepkemoi

Association for Countrywide Innovation of Hubs

Imani Alpha

Imani Alpha

Kenya LaFutura

Kadallah Burrowes

Kadallah Burrowes

ANANSI Revolutionary Collective

Dr. Osumba Ronald

Dr. Osumba Ronald

Tony Blair Institute for Global Chan

Grace Wachori

Grace Wachori

Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs

Dr. Tonny Omwansa, PhD.

Dr. Tonny Omwansa, PhD.

Kenya National Innovation Agency

Caroline Wangamati

Caroline Wangamati

Coalition of Blood for africa

Martin Cserba

Martin Cserba

diconium Volkswagen

Nancy Giordano

Nancy Giordano

Exponential Strategist | Enterprise Futurist |Global Keynote Speaker



coming soon!

Full Playbook



Estimated Agenda: Conference Day 1

time topic speaker
8:30 – 9:00 AM Arrival, Registration & Coffee
9:00 – 9:10 AM Grounding Session Africa Yoga Project
9:15 – 9:45 AM Keynote – Overview of innovation in Africa Imani Alpha
9:45 – 10:00 AM Empowering the new African – European collaboration Hanns
10:00 – 10:15 AM Who is La Futura Robert Radloff


10:15 – 10:45 AM Coffee and Networking Break
10:45 – 10:50 AM MC Break
10:50 – 11:05 AM Keynote – African Innovation Safari Wambui Kinya
11:05 – 11:10 AM MC Break
11:10 – 11:25 AM Keynote – Digital Transformation in Africa Mr. Osumba Ronald
11:25 – 11:30 AM MC Break Anna/ Imani
11:30 – 11:45 AM Keynote – How our research institutions are supporting innovation Dr. Tonny Omwansa
11:45 – 12:15 AM Coffee and Networking Break
12:15 – 12:20 PM MC Break
12:20 – 12:35 PM Keynote – Decentralization as a philosophy and how Anansi Collective is working with its community members to leapfrog Africa’s futures Kadallah Burrowes
12:35 – 12:50 PM Keynote – Climate and Sustainability Approaches in Innovation with a spotlight on Kenya Climate Innovation Center Vanam Prabhakar
12:50 – 1:35 PM Panel 1 – Infrastructural Support Ecosystems Grace Wachori (ANDE) – Moderator


Mr. Herbert Thuo – Investment Manager, Ansa Africa

Ms. Magdalene Chepkemoi – Director, Association for Countrywide Innovation Hubs

Dr. Jordan Kyongo, MSc, MPH, PhD – Head of East Africa Research & Innovation Hub, FCDO Nairobi

Ms. Salome Ayugi – Country Director, Sinapis Group

Mr. Eric Onchonga – Founder, Irri Hub

1:30 – 2:30 PM Lunch
2:30 – 2:35 PM MC Break
2:35 – 3:05 PM Panel  – Tech Safari Caleb Maru – Tech Safari (Moderator)


Ms. Catherine Muraga – Managing Director, Microsoft Africa Development Centre

Ms.Wambui Kinya – Managing Director, Google Search

Mr. Peter Kironji, Founder – Twiva

Mr. Benjamin Fernandez – Founder, NALA Money

Mr. Yacob Berhanu- Founder, Pariti

Ms. Penny Musengi – Founder, PESIRA

3:05 – 3:10 PM Yoga Stretch Africa Yoga Project
3:10 – 3:15 PM MC Break
3:15 – 3:55 PM Panel – Tech Policy,A Classic Chicken and Egg Story Ronald Osumba – TBI (Moderator)


Mr. Victor Otieno Agolla, County Chief Officer, Digital Economy & Startups – Nairobi City County

Amb. Bitange Ndemo

Dr. Shikoh Gitau, Founder & C.E.O – Qhala

Ms. Veronica Ogeto-Tchokech, Head Of Strategic Partnerships & Innovation – Safaricom Innovation

Ms. June Okal, Senior Manager, Stakeholder Engagement, East & Southern Africa – ICANN

Mr. John Paul Okwiri MBA, MCIPS. Ag CEO – Konza Technopolis Development Authority.

3:55 – 4:10 PM Wrap Up and Informal networking
8:30 – 9:00 AM Arrival, Registration & Coffee


Estimated Agenda: Conference Day 2

time topic speaker
8:30 – 9:00 AM Arrival, Registration & Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 AM Grounding Session Africa Yoga Project
9:15 – 9:30 AM Keynote – Genderless approaches in the innovation ecosystem in Africa Caroline Wangamati
9:30 – 9:35 AM MC Break
9:35 – 10:15 AM Panel – Inclusive Innovation


Lizz Ntonjira – Women Lift Health (Moderator)



Ms. Muthoni Thuo, Program Officer – Livelihoods Foundation

Ms. Caroline Wangamati, Team Lead – Coalition for Blood Africa (CoBA)

Mr. Ken Mwarandu, Founder – The Accessibility Institute

Ms. Rachel Muthoga, Founder & CEO – On Point Policy Advisors

Ms. Patricia Okello, Founder and CEO – Kayana Africa.

10:15 – 10:45 AM Coffee & Networking Break
10:45 – 10:50 AM MC Break
10:50 – 11:20 AM IDG Frameworks Workshop with Diconium Martin Cserba
11:20 – 11:30 AM Housekeeping for the breakout sessions Imani


11:30 – 12:30 PM Breakout Session
12:30 -1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 PM Plenary Robert & Sophia
2:30 – 3:00 PM Vote of Thanks & Wrap Up Nils
6:00 – 10:00 PM Dinner Party with attendees and partners. Carnivore Restaurant


Optional Safari Day:

Early morning safari at Nairobi National Park
with breakfast in the park


Be thereat our highlight of the year and secure a ticket for our LaFutura Global Conference 2023. Tickets are available from €580 (excludingVAT).

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Vaccines and Medicines

Check the vaccines and medicines list and visit your doctor at least a month before your trip to get vaccines or medicines you may need. If you or your doctor need help finding a location that provides certain vaccines or medicines, visit the Find a Clinic page.

Routine vaccines

Make sure you are up-to-date on all routine vaccines before every trip. Some of these vaccines include


All eligible travelers should be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines. Please see Your COVID-19 Vaccination for more information.

Risk prevention advice

Many of the health risks experienced by travellers cannot be prevented by vaccines and other measures need to be taken.

Always make sure you understand the wider risks at your destination and take precautions.

Please have a look at the full FAQ, we have prepared for you!

165 USD Single Bedroom BB Plan
Denis Muthuri & Rose Mugambi
Mobile: +254 791 398 842
Adress: Social House, 154 James Gichuru Road, Nairobi, Kenya


170 USD Single Superior Room on Bed & Breakfast
Mobile: +254 713 590 198
Adress: Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi | Mkungu Close Westlands

Past Conferences

LaFutura 2019 | Lisbon

LaFutura 2018 | Shanghai

LaFutura 2017 | Dubai

So how do we get there? The key to unlocking a better, brighter and equitable future relies on 360 degree perspective on technological, social and environmental trends.

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