V&A Waterfront Cape Town, 22-28 October 2012 This year for the first time more than 100 influential thought leaders from across the globe are gathering in Cape Town for the inaugural Sustain our Africa Summit, Expo and Festival in October this year to tackle, debate and find answers to the biggest question of all: Can Africa deliver enough for all, forever? Sustain Our Africa will bring together economists, environmentalists, scientists, maverick entrepreneurs, artists, inventors and social champions to share their wealth of knowledge and experience. Sustain our Africa will unify powerful voices with a shared vision to affect positive environmental, social and financial change in Africa. The Sustain Our Africa platform comprises various components including a Summit, Expo, Festival and the first dedicated sustainability magazine. This annual event ultimately aims to make sustainable development a reality throughout Africa.
The Sustain Our Africa Summit, Festival and Expo will open your mind and heart in a remarkable week of events that will create an inspirational and extraordinary platform for thought leaders and critical realists - whether your interest stems from a business, political or personal perspective, you can join us and become an agent of change. Everyone who attends will be empowered with new ideas, innovative solutions and practical tools to address the interconnected threats of climate change, resource depletion, food shortages and economic inequality. Who will be there? Thought leaders from across the spectrum of business, government and civil society who can collectively drive and inspire inspiration and offer solutions for sustainable growth, resilience and adaptability. From academics, students, sustainability strategists, business leaders, biodiversity, biomimicry and water experts, eco-entrepreneurs, food security activists, to government and civil society groups, social investment pioneers and more.