Air transport and space in Africa: challenges and opportunities

Held in Paris at 17 avenue Hoche on 16 June from 9.00am [reception from 8.30am], this event will provide a unique opportunity to present the development opportunities in the aerospace markets. Operators, manufacturers and equipment suppliers will meet and position themselves. We look forward to seeing you there.


Etienne Giros, Chairman of C.I.A.N (French Council of Investors in Africa), a force for influence with public and private decisions-makers in France, Europe and Africa, which brings together and supports the deployment of most of the french companies invested in Africa. Its members account for 80% of french business volume on the continent. Etienne Giros is working with Africa at C.F.A.O as Deputy Managing Director at TRANSCAP before joining the Bolloré Group as Managing Director of Finance Africa and then Managing Director of the Africa Development Division. He then headed the C.S.A research institute and has also been Chairman of E.B.C.A.M (European Business Council for Africa) since 2018.

Sékou OUEDRAOGO, President and founder of A.A.S.O, African Aeronautics & Space Organisation, will present his vision of space in Africa. What are the institutions in the field? Why set up an African space agency? What is the potential?

Eric TCHOKOTE, expert consultant in transport regulations, legal draftsman in the field of CRAF, an approved firm in aeronautics and air transport in the Court of Appeal of the Cameroon coast, he will present the opportunities of free trade and the Single African Sky.

Marc Gaffajoli, Managing Director AFRIJET, Managing Director of the leading Gabonese airline AFRIJET, which operates regular services to several airports in Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, Benin, Sao Tomé and Equatorial Guinea.

Didier BRECHEMIER, an aeronautics lawyer specialist, is a Senior Partner in Roland Berger’s Aerospace & Transportation team. He leads strategy and performance improvement projects for the French and international rail and urban transport sectors, as well as for air transport. Didier Bréchemier previously worked for Air Liberté/British Airways, Bureau Veritas and KPMG Consulting.

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