African Economic Conference 2017
Governance for structural transformation
Monday, December 4, 2017 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Addis Ababa


The African Economic Conference provides a forum for leading thinkers and practitioners to dis­cuss the emerging issues in Africa. The specific objectives of the Conference series are the following:

  • Promote knowledge management as an important driver of policy dialogue, good policy planning and implementation;
  • Foster dialogue that promotes the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among re­searchers, development practitioners and African policymakers;
  • Encourage and enhance research on economic and policy issues relating to the develop­ment of African economies;
  • Provide an opportunity for young African researchers, Africans in the diaspora and regional and subregional organizations to disseminate their research findings and share information with African policymakers on the work that they do in the region.

We welcome registration for non-sponsored participants and observers until 17 November 2017.  Kindly note that registration is on the principle of first come, first served based on available spaces. Therefore, you are encouraged to register early