2018
APF CONFERENCE

Johannesburg - South Africa

POTENTIAL & REALITY:
BRIDGING THE GAP

Themed ‘Potential and Reality: Bridging the Gap’ APF is held the 2018 Annual Conference on August 1 & 2 in Johannesburg, South Africa with 250 delegates in attendance. The Conference was a 2-day gathering designed to equip and empower individual philanthropists, family and corporate foundations to help transform Africa through their strategic grant-making, social investing and informed advocacy. Annually, these influencers and thought leaders from all over the world gather at the APF Conference to explore their role as catalysts in shaping the Continent’s future by discussing innovative solutions to Africa's most pressing challenges.

Issues Discussed

Philanthropists: The Unifying Force in Uncertain Times
Philanthropists: The Unifying Force in Uncertain Times
The Big Push: Philanthropists Backing Research and Development
The Big Push: Philanthropists Backing Research and Development
Philanthropists at Work: Promoting Regional Integration in Africa
Philanthropists at Work: Promoting Regional Integration in Africa
Aligning Philanthropic Investments to Sustainable Development Goals
Aligning Philanthropic Investments to Sustainable Development Goals
Healthcare in Africa: Replicating Models that Work
Healthcare in Africa: Replicating Models that Work
The Population Explosion Paradox: An Asset or a Liability
The Population Explosion Paradox: An Asset or a Liability
Classroom Without Walls: Redesigning Education Systems in Africa
Classroom Without Walls: Redesigning Education Systems in Africa
Press for Progress: Closing the Gender Gap
Press for Progress: Closing the Gender Gap
Frontline Changemakers: Lessons from the Field
Frontline Changemakers: Lessons from the Field
From Success to Significance: Aligning Family Values for Community Change
From Success to Significance: Aligning Family Values for Community Change
Climate Change and Development in Africa
Climate Change and Development in Africa
Driven by Passion: Bridging Generations, Imparting Values
Driven by Passion: Bridging Generations, Imparting Values
The Changing Face of Leadership in Africa
The Changing Face of Leadership in Africa

Highlights of the
2018 APF Conference