Young innovators and professionals from various institutions in Africa were given a chance to plug into the four pillars of Mining4i namely: information, innovation, interaction and investment. The event saw a convergence of stakeholders in the extractives (mining, oil and gas) with representatives from the government, the county government, private sector, the Kenya Chamber of Mines, civil society organizations, law firms, and academic institutions.
Key sponsors included Epiroc East Africa, Oraro and Company Advocates and Acacia Mining among others. Three innovations were evaluated and advised during the deliberations. The event was graced by H.E. Hon. Majala Mlagui.