4th Annual Talent Agenda Series East Africa

17-18 September 2019


Returning for its 4th time, the Talent Agenda Series East Africa conference will once again gather up to 200 key decision makers, HR Directors, senior executive and business leaders to discuss human capital and its critical role in achieving potential.

These business and HR leaders will come together at this top human capital conference to define, discuss and debate the best practices, trends, opportunities and challenges at the heart of the region's human capital landscape.

Join 200 senior HR and business leaders for interactive session and discussion on the key topics of the day, delivered by the brightest minds, the most experienced practitioners and the leading providers in the region.

Download the previous conference programme to find out more.

During the conference delegates will:

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  • Learn about the emerging human capital trends in East Africa, and how they relate to the rest of Africa

  • Network with key business and HR leaders

  • Learn how to attract, keep, motivate and inspire your work force to help them reach their potential

  • Pursue new business opportunities across the region

  • Discuss future leadership development

  • Seek out potential support and funding

  • Listen to different case studies and verbally test out different ideas with no risk

Great event! Content rich and current to develop my regional HR team.
— HRD, Aggreko International Projects
The conference was excellent. Incomparable.

— Africa VP of HR, Schneider Electric


The 2018 Talent Agenda Series East Africa Human Capital Conference welcomed a stellar line-up of speakers and an engaged audience of influences. Debate and discussion flowed, with panel discussions between senior leaders.


2018 CONFERENCE PARTNERs and sponsors

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Seeing CEOs and HRDs collaborate at these events shows HR accorded the right strategic input and importance.
— HRD, Sparkwest Steel Industries

Download the 2019 Programme

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  • Insight on each panel and presentation

  • Access to the speakers list when it is announced

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Key Topics from the 2018 Programme


  • Panel Session: East Africa: Unlocking Regional Opportunities for People, Organisations and Industries, Powered by African Business Magazine

  • Panel Session: The 4th Industrial Revolution for African Talent

  • Keynote Address: Geoffrey Odundo, Chief Executive at Nairobi Securities Exchange

  • Presentation: Corporate Social Responsibility, Capacity Building and Developing Critical Skills for Regional Development in East Africa powered by KPMG

  • Presentation: Attracting, Retaining and Engaging Talent, Powered by Global Career Company and Willis Towers Watson

  • Panel Session: Gender, Diversity and Inclusivity in the Workplace

  • Panel Session: Successfully Identifying, Shaping and Retaining Leaders of the Future


Will contain a choice of workshops run by our Partners on the topics:

  • Risk Management

  • Employee Engagement Post Platform

  • Recruitment Strategies

  • Change Management

The Talent Agenda Series HR Conference in Nairobi will be focus on key issues in talent across Africa, delivered by thought leaders and the most experienced practitioners. Benchmark and share high level human capital knowledge with peers in multi-speaker panel discussions, case study experiences, high-level keynote addresses, and interactive and practical small group workshops.


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2018 Speakers

PREVIOUS Speakers at the talent agenda series East Africa Conference


Ready to lead the talent agenda in East Africa?

Raise your profile by becoming a partner

Do you want to meet decision makers, increase your brand presence or promote your product, solution or expertise to the senior East African HR community? This conference brings together East Africa's senior HR professionals and business leaders spanning the whole spectrum of the region’s industries. Become a Talent Agenda Series event partner and take advantage of a bespoke package tailored to meet your precise criteria and business objectives. Find out more by following the link below, or get in touch on +44 (0) 208 834 0300.

The Talent Agenda Series East Africa 2018 Conference Partners and Sponsors

Talent Agenda Series 2018 Forum

At our previous conference in East Africa in September 2018, gathered the region’s top HR and Business leaders. The conference's line-up of HR expert focused the discussion on How to Master Disruptive trends in East Africa. With workshops from KPMG and Garcia Forner Consulting, and speakers from CSquared, Nielsen, Omidyar Network and BidCo Group, among others. The Talent Agenda Series East Africa will return again in 2019.

Please take a look at the conference programme opposite for more information on this conference, and to see the conference topics, sponsors and speaker.

African Business Magazine wrote an article on this conference, titled: "Roundtable: Unlocking the human potential for business". Please follow the link below to read this piece.



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