Hear from international and national speakers as they discuss opportunities and potential partnerships with African firms involved in mining as a result of the new African Continental Free Trade Area (ACTFA) agreement.


  • Basil Ajuo, CEO, Minnesota Africans United
  • Daryl Bouwkamp, Sr. Director Int’l Business Development & Gov’t Affairs, Vermeer Corporation
  • Christopher (Chris) Dana, Channel Advancement Manager, Vermeer Corporation
  • Steve Dickinson, Co-Chair, International Section, Cozen O’Connor Law Firm
  • Bart Driesen, Director, Engine Business EMEA, Donaldson Company
  • Mark Ritchie, President, Global Minnesota