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Invitation to Regional SI Alumni Forum in Uganda!

The Swedish Institute Alumni Network in Uganda together with the Swedish Institute and the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda has the pleasure of inviting you to the first Regional SI Alumni Forum event. The event will take place in Uganda from 6-8 August 2015 at the Imperial Beach Botanical Hotel Entebbe.

SI alumni from Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Zambia, Malawi and Ethiopia will attend the event. Speakers include the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Urban Andersson, delegates from the Swedish Institute, the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda, Swedish/local Companies in the region, and SI alumni.

The Regional SI Alumni Forum is held on the theme of Entrepreneurship. The programme will tentatively include presentations on the following topics:

  • “The Entrepreneurial spirit in an emerging East African Community: The Swedish contribution”
  • “Integration, Governance/ Leadership and Business: A tripod approach   “
  • “How to succeed as an Entrepreneur in East Africa: A success story from the region”

Participants will also get to make study visits to three companies. There will be plenty of opportunities for networking with participating SI alumni.

There are still 12 slots available:
1 for Ethiopia (full transport and accommodation)
1 for Rwanda (full transport and accommodation)
10 for Ugandan participants who can attend the event for one day on 7 August.

If you are interested in participating, please register as soon as possible and no later than Wednesday 8July to: sialumni.eastafrica (a) gmail.com.  The selection will be made on first come, first serve basis.

Yours sincerely,

Esther Nakirulu
Representative for the Swedish Alumni Network in Uganda