The breakfast meeting presents an opportunity to meet, discuss and network with CEO’s of Multinational Companies, Senior Government Officials, Financial Experts and Consultants, Investment Companies, Market Regulatory Experts, Senior Bank Executives, Business Consultants, Serial Entrepreneurs, ICT Companies, Business Membership Organizations, American Business Owners, Equity and Asset Management Companies, Trade Promotion Agencies, Capital Market Experts, U.S. Diplomatic Corps, Manufacturing
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Akpan Hogan Expo
Immediate Past Director General,
West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management
Topic: 2018 Economic Review: Expectations for 2019
Date: 7th February, 2019
Venue: The Lagos Oriental Hotel,
3, Lekki Road, Victoria Island, Lagos
Participation Fee: NACC Members: N10,000
Non-NACC Members: N15,000
Professor Akpan Hogan Ekpo is a Nigerian Economist. He was the Immediate Past Director-General of the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), Nigeria from May 2009 to December 2018. He was a former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Prof. Ekpo was also a former Director at the Central Bank of Nigeria.
He has over 170 publications comprising refereed journal articles, books, chapters in books, conference proceedings and other research outlets. He has consulted (still consulting) for several national and international organizations such as the National Planning Commission of Nigeria, The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Economic Research Consortium in Kenya, Global Network in India, Forum of Federations in Canada, among others.
Prof. Ekpo was a member of the National Economic Management team in Abuja, member of the Steering Committee of Vision 2020 and Immediate Past President of the Nigerian Economic Society. He belongs to several professional associations such as the Nigerian Economic Society, American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society in the United Kingdom, African Finance and Economic Association, International Institute for Public Finance, Nigerian Statistical Association, among others.
He is member of the board of the African Institute for Applied Economics, and the Clement Isong Foundation in Nigeria. Prof. Ekpo is a Fellow of the Nigerian Economic Society.