Theme 2: Capabilities for Industrialization

The theme will delve into the multifaceted landscape of industrialization in Kenya, examining its historical progression, status and future trajectories.

This sub-theme will focus on:

a) Future technology for Industrialization

Deliberations will focus on the future of technology in reshaping industries, redefininf operational frameworks as well as innovation in our industrial sector.

b) Innovating to enhance Industrialization

The policy discussion will focus on strategies for creating a robust innovation ecosystem conducive to industrial growth and entrepreneurial endeavours. This will also explore how innovation can be leveraged across various industry value chains to enhance productivity and competitiveness.

c) Developing skills for Industrialization

Discussions here will focus on initiatives aimed at developing the necessary skills among the workforce to adapt to evolving industrial demands and skill gaps analysis and proposed frameworks for skill development aligned with future industrial needs.