Kenya IGF 2018 Programme

Time Agenda Moderator
8:00 – 8:30 am Arrival and Registration
8:30 – 9:00 am Welcome and IntroductionsBackground to IGF

Opening Remarks

9:00 – 10:00 am High Level Panel: ICTs for Kenya’s Development: Getting Everyone on BoardPanellists

Francis Wangusi, DG, Communications Authority (CA)


Hon. Gideon Moi, Senate ICT Chair/ Sen. Abshiro Halake


Prof. Winnie Mitullah, Head of IDS, UON

Wanjiru Gikonyo, TISA

Hon. Kisang’, Chair ICT Committee

Moderator: Beatrice MarshallWhat role can fb/whatsapp play in enhancing devpt

What is the lay of the land

What needs to be done

10:00 – 10:30 am Plenary Session
10:30 – 11:30 am Tea Break
11:30 – 12:30 pm Session 2: Developments in Fintech and E-commercePanellists Moderator: Ali HusseinSession Questions

Stats on use of services

fintech mobile lending

Data usage and profiling

market response

Regulatory issues

Business models

Cost of services

Financial inclusion

Equality and income distribution in the counties

12:30 – 1:00 pm Plenary
1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 – 3:00 pm Session 3: Strengthening Data Security in the Context of Emerging TrendsPanellists

William Makatiani, Serianu

Grace Mutung’u, KICTAnet

Vincent Ngundi, CA



Rep. Egov services – itax, ecitizen, iprs, ifmis

Moderator: Racheal NakitareSession Questions

E-govt services (itax, ecitizen, ehealth, iprs, )

Critical infrastructure

Data in hands of private sector/3rd parties



3:00 – 3:30 pm Plenary Session
3:30 – 4:30 pm Session 4: Content Regulation on the InternetPanellists

Mercy Wanjau, CA

Ezekiel Mutua, KFCB


Dr. Wandia Njoya – HOD Language and Performing Arts, Daystar University

Gbenga Sesan – Paradigm Initiative

Moderator: Dr. Wambui WamunyuSession Questions
4:30 – 4:45 pm Actions Points and Way ForwardRapporteurs Summary Rapporteur
4:45 – 5:00 pm Vote of thanks and Closing of KIGF 2018
5:00 – Tea Break
6:30 – 8:00 pm Session 5: Emerging Technologies Trends (AI, distributed ledger, robotics etc.)  Panellists

Bitange Ndemo, Fmr. PS ICT, UoN.

Ory Okolloh

Tim Oriedo

Ife Osaga Ondondo – Head of Legal, Sub-Saharan Africa, Google

Networking/ Drinks and Bites


Moderator: TBCSession Questions