Over the last 23 years, the Africa Rail conference has continued to be the largest of it's kind in Africa, hosting the largest gathering of rail operators, government entities and contractors.
From signalling, rolling stock & cross border co-operation, to disruptive mobility, digitisation and finance, our agenda is designed to excite, provoke & captivate.
With thought-provoking keynotes, country spotlights and an assortment of roundtable discussions, there's no doubt you'll be inspired by our keynotes & speakers.
IE Centre for Transport Economics & Infrastructure Management
Prof. Clive Roberts
Professor: Railway Systems and Railway Research Director
Birmingham Centre for Rail Research & Education
President & Chief Executive Officer
Laura Faye Tenenbaum
Climate Change Specialist, Scientific Communicator, Writer & Award-Winning Innovator
NASA, Sci-Curius & Forbes.com
The Africa Rail panel discussions are a useful way to trigger an exchange of an array of viewpoints among transport experts, involving on-the-spot interaction with the audience. They offer delegates, VIP guest and speakers the opportunity to engage in compelling topics that impact the African transport industry.
This year you will enjoy a variety of panel discussions over 2 days, running simultaneously in the tracks, covering thought-provoking issues across the African transport space.
Rail Working Group
Head: Industrialization, Infrastructure Section, Regional Integration & Trade
Division Manager, Infrastructure & Partnerships
African Development Bank
Colonel Andre Ciseau
Head of Infrastructure, Oil & Gas
Department of Trade and Industry - Kenya
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Ghana Railways Development Authority
Head: International Corporation Department
Chairman & Former Managing Director
Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi
Federal Ministery of Transport - Nigeria
Hon. Andy Appiah-Kubi
Ministry of Transport - Ghana
Hon. James Sankwasa
Ministry of Works and Transport - Namibia
“The Africa Rail platform offers a unique opportunity to collaborate and innovate… It offers us a platform to execute our plans with vigour and urgency to position Africa as a new frontier in rail innovation.”
Honourable Minister Fikile Mbalula, Minister of Transport,
Department of Transport, South Africa
Africa Rail is a unique opportunity. With a large and exceptionally senior audience, Africa Rail optimises your budget and time. Africa Rail provides customised meeting spaces and sponsorship opportunities to meet your company’s specific marketing needs. Some of our highest in-demand opportunities include:
Naming rights | Branding Keynote | Presentations | Host a Panel | Guaranteed meetings
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“This is a must attend event for the rail industry!”
Business Development Director,
Our exclusive Guest Buyer Programme offers C-level executives from African Rail operators, Government, Regulators and regional bodies a limited number of complimentary passes to attend Africa Rail.