Agenda - 2020

Live Awake Conference

Open Conference Sessions – Day One

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 9:00 – 9:10AM (WAT)

Welcome and Introductions

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 9:10 – 9:20 AM (WAT)


Friday, November 20, 2020 / 9:20 – 9:50 AM (WAT)

Founder’s Keynote: Leveraging an Exponential Decade

Debola Deji-Kurunmi, Founder, IMMERSE Coaching Company

We are already in a game changing decade. The disruptions announce an emerging decade that is unusual in every way, yet opens up the most defining innovations in the way we live, belief and do things. We must be ready to navigate key transitions from our normal to this new. What perspectives, preparations and possibilities must we embrace to step into this decade?

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 9:55 – 10:45 AM (WAT)

PHOENIX: Triumph your Pain

Bisola Longe, Founder, Worthy Woman Walk

We’ve all been hit hard. There might be obstacles and odds that have weakened your willingness to fight for the future you desire. Bisola Longe will show you in real terms what it takes to rise from the pain of loss, rejection, heartbreak or crisis into a new season of personal reinvention, opportunities and big wins!

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 10:45 – 11:00 AM (WAT)

- MUSIC with JR

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 11:05 – 11:35 PM (WAT)

GLOBAL MINDSET: Riding on the Waves of Disruption

John Obidi, Founder, Headstart Africa

John Obidi would share on the emerging trends and technology that will drive the new decade; as well as the key preparations we must make especially as Africans to dominate the global stage. What mindsets, collaborations and approaches do we take to move goods, content, culture and knowledge beyond the barriers of our local communities and industries?

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 11:40 – 12:40 PM (WAT)

Our Metamorphosis Panel Session

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 12:05 PM – 12:35 PM (WAT)

- Spoken Word + Choreography

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 12:35 – 2:15 PM (WAT)

Virtual Exhibition Tour

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 2:45 – 3 PM (WAT)

- Lucky Dip Giveaway

Friday, November 20, 2020 / 3 – 3:15 PM (WAT)

2021 Exponential Decade Declarations

Exclusive Conference Sessions – Day Two

Saturday, November 21, 2020 / 9:00 – 9:10AM (WAT)

Welcome, Introductions and Housekeeping

Saturday, November 21, 2020/ 9:10 – 10:10AM (WAT)

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW SESSION (1): Paradigms for Visionary Leadership - How We Shape the Future

Dr. Cindy Trimm, Revolutionary Thinker, Global Thought-Leader and Founder, Trimm International USA

Everything is shaped by paradigms – whether individual success, personal transformation or national leadership. The sight and insight we embrace about what is possible for us, our communities and continent become the defining trajectory for all that we do and become.

Dr. Cindy Trimm will speak to our generation on how to prepare for what's coming, and harness the power of vision to design our lives, businesses and nations.

Saturday, November 21, 2020 / 10:15 – 11:15AM (WAT)

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW SESSION (2): Believe Bigger: Life of Extraordinary Purpose

Marshawn Evans, Reinvention Strategist for Women and Founder, SHEProfits, USA

Too many of us are victims of self-oppression; the condition of letting our own negative thoughts and actions restrict us. We are often bound by the inner prisons of incessant doubt, burdened souls, fear and distraction.

Marshawn is going to show how to believe bigger, beyond mental negativity and to leverage the personal disruptions and detours you’ve faced in your life to reinvent yourself. As you step into 2021, you can move your life into a Shift that you will never forget.

Saturday, November 21, 2020 / 11:15 – 11:45 AM (WAT)

Exhibitor Break

Saturday, November 21, 2020 / 11:45 – 12:30 PM (WAT)

RISE – Spirituality, Creativity and Clarity

Femi Jacobs, Actor, Movie Producer, Author and Speaker

Femi Jacobs will charge and challenge our generation on what it takes to rise, in response to the seed of greatness within us. How does a person change their deep-seated narratives, programmed into them before they got a chance to understand the world? How does a person emerge beyond their repressing context, into a new world – unhindered and undeterred?

Saturday, November 21, 2020 / 12:30 – 1:15 PM (WAT)

ASTONISH YOURSELF: The Genius of Youth

Detoun Ogwo, Human Capital Development Expert

This special edition is for our young audience from 15 – 21 years old. The restless, hungry and creative; seeking an identity. Detoun Ogwo has helped thousands of young people find themselves, their aspirations and direction in life. What does it take for a young person to discover themselves, unveil a strong identity and release their genius without bowing to the pressure of popculture?

Saturday, November 21, 2020 / 1:15 – 1:30 PM (WAT)

Popcorn and Icecream + Games and Giveaway Break

Saturday, November 21, 2020/ 1:40 – 2:20 PM (WAT)

AMPLIFY - Find your Message, Build an Authentic Brand

Jokotade Adeniyi, International Visual Artist and Speaker

In a world that is so noisy, and filled with unoriginality; we need to know how to stand out and stay authentic. Jokotade Adeniyi will share with the creative entrepreneurs, knowledge brokers and passionate visionaries on how to really clarify their core message, amplify their voice and ultimately build an authentic brand, that is truly connected to their vision and conviction.

Saturday, November 21, 2020/ 2:30 – 3:00 PM (WAT)

RICHER LIFE: Embracing your Wealth DNA

Omilola Osikoya, Africa’s Wealth Connoisseur, Author and International Speaker

Omilola Osikoya would share on the Richer Life, leading us to see and embrace our Wealth DNA, an inherent divine bestowment upon each of us. As well as uncovering the principles that shape the stewardship of wealth, living the Richer Life and growing prosperity for a great purpose.

Saturday, November 21, 2020/ 3:10 – 3:40 PM (WAT)

CONNECT: Secrets to Networking Success

Karika Yonreme, Personal Branding and Networking Expert

Beyond fancy business cards, and superficial dinner conversations; how do we build powerful alliances regardless of our personality? Karika Yonreme will share with us on the principles for networking that works, and what it takes to network on purpose, build meaningful collaborations and project a personal brand that your audience would want to associate with.

Saturday, November 21, 2020/ 3:10 – 3:20 PM (WAT)

2021 Exponential Decade Declarations

Deep-Dive MasterClass and Networking Exchange

Saturday, November 21, 2020/ 4 PM – 5PM (WAT)

All Deep-Dive MasterClasses will run simultaneously, and as a Paid attendee of Live Awake Conference, you get a chance to register for and attend your preferred MasterClass. Not that you can only join one session, however, Media Replays for all MasterClasses would be available after the Conference.

A New Relationship with Money

Sola Adesakin, Personal Finance Coach, Author, Speaker

We know that wealth really begins with the right relationship with money. There are ways to think about, behave around, relate with, respond to and utilize money as a resource. Sola Adesakin will be sharing with us the big considerations for growing a healthy mindset, motivation and management of money and the hacks on Personal Finance and Investment.

Healthy Living, Wellness and Personal Renewal

Idala Ogufere Mindful Exercise Expert and Founder, FlexiMumCoach

We’ve all been in that place where there’s so much life demands and pressures from all sides, it’s important to learn how to be physically and mentally strong. FlexiMumCoach will be teaching us the power of personal renewal, and significant regular practices that promote healthy living and wellness.

LOVE: Making your LOVE Work

Toju Oluwatoyinbo, Relationship Mentor, Speaker and Author

We definitely all want a sweet long-lasting relationship with the person we love. Toju Oluwatoyinbo will be sharing insights for singles and married men and women on what it takes to grow a love that can survive seasons of life, also on the things that shape the art of building a beautiful love relationship with your significant other.

Embracing Innovation and the Future of Work

Christina Soname, Corporate Trainer, Career Mentor and Author

Christina Soname will be speaking to inspire young professionals especially the career practitioners generally to embrace innovation and new knowledge in the pursuit of excellence within their corporate functions. What trends, skills and paradigms will shape the future of work in the emerging decade?

SHOW UP – A Young Person’s Guide to Finding Purpose!

Tolu Michaels, Personal Brand Strategist, Author and Founder, ShowUP Movement

Tolu Michaels will be sharing with us what it takes for a young person to stand out, serve their way to competence and follow the path of purpose, and the most significant life lessons she has learnt and can pass on to twenty-something-year-olds.

Personal Mastery: Principles of Intentional Living

Dr. Samuel Ekundayo, Life Coach, Speaker, Academic

Dr. Samuel Ekundayo will show us the power of intentional living, and the principles as well as practices that empower us to live with a sense of meaning, beyond the hustle for cash, pressure to belong and the autopilot of mindless living.

Identity and True Beauty: Unmasking YOU

Adedoyin Omotara, International Beauty Entrepreneur, Speaker and Author

We want women in particular to step into a deeper sense of their true worth and beauty, learning the practical every-day insights for shifting from societal labels into strong identity definitions. Adedoyin Omotara will be teaching us how we unmask the pressures, pains, pretense and prejudice to see who we are and shine our light without fear?

Nurturing an Anchored Faith in a Distracted World

Imisi Owolabi, Ministry Gift, Author and Founder, Hope365 Network

A whole lot has happened this year. There might have been times your faith was wavered. Imisi Owolabi would be teaching us the habits of a spiritually effective person, whose faith is anchored and unshifting in the midst of distractions and deception, how we sustain our convictions, and strengthen our spirituality; as we move forward with career, business and the demands of our vision.

Emotional Strength and Mental Resilience Toolkit

Funmi Ayowole, Speaker, Coach and Founder, SoulClinic

In the new normal, we all have to relearn the core skills for coping emotionally, staying mentally resilient and bouncing back from stress, difficult experiences and life’s demands. Funmi Ayowole will be telling us what does the Emotional Strength and Mental Resilience Toolkit looks like.

Raising the Family of your Dreams (Parenting)

Elizabeth Ajetunmobi, Family Life Coach and Founder, Aymie Staffing Solutions

Parenting is a defining competence for today, as a significant system for programming the mind, instilling values and shaping ideologies. We have an opportunity today to build an enabling environment where our children can thrive, and prepare for a great future. Elizabeth Ajetunmobi will be sharing in real terms how we raise the family of our dreams!

On Mentorships, Partnerships and Friendships

Abiola Champ Salami, Social Transformation Strategist and CEO, IamChamp Ltd

Visionaries require the support of a whole community of comrades, constituents and confidantes, as we navigate alliances with friends, mentors, and partners. Abiola Champ Salami will be speaking on what powers successful, lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. What principles empower us to build these kinds of relationships, especially in a time when we are so socially connected yet personally distant?