Breaking the Frame[works] - Redefining Africa's Geopolitical, Economic and Cultural influence today


    Get ready to meet high profile speakers from the political and business arena, experts with cutting edge approaches to development, and talented African artists.

    Gala Dinner

    On May 19th, 2016, we invite you to wine and dine with other conference delegates at speakers at the famous Oxford Townhall. Please note that tickets to the gala dinner have to be purchased separately (unless you have the full-ticket package).


    Our conference will take place in the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG). Our Gala Dinner will take place at the iconic Oxford Town Hall.

    About Us

    The Oxford Africa Conference is the leading interdisciplinary conference on Africa delivered by a team of Oxford students. The Conference brings together heads of state, policymakers, business leaders, academics, artists, students, and professional to critically expand the discourse on Africa. In its seventh year running, the conference will provide a vibrant platform for new thinking about a global Africa across all disciplines – politics, society, business, technology and academia – connecting inter-generational leaders from around the world to shape an integrated and innovative perspective on Africa’s future.

    Conference Chairs

    Meet the Oxford Africa Conference 2017 Chairs
    Biruk Terrefe
    Programme and Logistics
    Vivian Ojo
    Speakers and Media
    Kin Sophie Seong
    Sponsorship and Finance