8 - 10 OCTOBER 2019

CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE - 2
SOUTH AFRICA

Strategic Conference Programme

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST TO ATTEND THE STRATEGIC CONFERENCE
08:00 – 09:30
Registration & Networking Coffee
09:30 – 09:40
Welcome & Introduction by Chairman
  • Chairperson:
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    Christopher Hudson
    President
    dmg events :: global energy, Dubai
09:40 – 10:00
Opening Keynote Speech: South Africa’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy by 2030: Key Challenges & Developments
  • Speakers:
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    His Excellency, Jeff Radebe
    Minister of Energy
    Government of the Republic of South Africa
10:00 – 11:00
Session 1 Keynote Presentation: The World in Africa beyond 2018: The Latest Flags, Scenarios & Implications for Energy
  • Voted by leading South African CEOs as the speaker who has made the most significant contribution to, and impact on, best practice and business in South Africa. South Africa’s most highly regarded scenario planner and strategist, is an icon and model of mental litheness, adeptly styled as the “Foxy Futurist” and has become an ambassador of expert knowledge for South Africa.

    Speakers:
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    Clem Sunter
    Futurologist & Scenario Planner
11:00 – 11:30
Morning Coffee & Networking
11:30 – 12:00
Keynote Presentation: Africa’s Upstream Oil & Gas Potential & Challenges
  • Speakers:
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    Robin Sutherland
    General Manager
    New Ventures, Tullow Oil
12:00 – 13:00
Session 2 Africa’s IOC-NOCs Panel Discussion Re-Inventing Strategies & Promoting Industry-Wide Collaboration to meet Africa’s Energy Needs
  • Advancing Deeper Transformation & Developing a Strategy to  Reposition Growth

    Speakers:
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    Kholly Zono
    Acting Group Chief Executive Officer
    PetroSA
  • Maximising the Value of Every Molecule - New Approach to Optimising  NOC Value Chains”

    Moderator:
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    Didi Akinyelure
    Business Correspondent
    Thomson Reuters
    Speakers:
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    Chris Bredenhann
    Africa Advisory Oil & Gas Industry Leader
    PwC Africa Oil & Gas Advisory
  • Q&A

13:00 – 14:00
Conference Luncheon & Networking: Open to All Registered Conference Attendees
14:00 – 14:20
Keynote Presentation: Mali’s Energy Future
  • Speakers:
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    Traore Oumou Soumare
    Director of the Office of the Minister of Mines and Petroleum
    Republic of Mali
14:20 – 15:30
Session 3 Presentations: Confronting Challenges of Transformation & Policy Frameworks for Africa’s Growth
  • Extractives in the Provision of Clean & Competitive Energy for Africa

    Speakers:
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    Fred Kabanda
    Division Manager, Extractives
    African Natural Resources Centre, African Development Bank, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Somalia’s Current Energy State of Affairs and Attracting Investors

    Speakers:
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    Eng. Mohamud Hagi Salah
    Senior Energy Advisor/Chairman PPD Energy Working Group
    Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, Federal Government of Somalia
  • The Challenges of a Changing International Energy Market

    Speakers:
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    Ernesto Bonafe
    Head of Expansion
    International Energy Charter
  • Petroleum Charter: Story of Development, Implementation and the Future

    Speakers:
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    Dr. Rod Crompton
    Director, Energy Leadership Centre
    Wits Business School
  • Q&A

15:30 – 16:00
Afternoon Coffee & Networking
16:00 – 17:30
Session 4 Global Leaders Panel Discussion : Western Africa in the Spotlight: Unlocking the Region’s E&P Potential
  • Western Africa Strategic Partner

    Moderator:
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    Jean-Pierre Favennec
    President
    Association for the Development of Energy in Africa
    Speakers:
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    Effiong Okon
    Executive Operations Director
    Seplat Petroleum Development Company
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    Joseph Medou
    Director E&P
    Petrosen
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    Patrick A. Akorli
    Group Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director
    Ghana Oil Co Ltd
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    Igor Hulak
    Partner, Head of Utilities & Oil & Gas Practices in West Africa
    A.T. Kearney
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    Ahmed Ag Mohamed
    Director General
    Authority for the Promotion of Oil Research, (AUREP), Mali
  • Interactive Q&A

17:30
End of Day
08:00 - 09:30
Registration & Networking Coffee
09:30 - 09:35
Opening Remarks
09:35 – 10:30
Session 5 Presentations : Fueling the Future: Innovative Finance & Investment Models for Africa’s Energy Transition
  • Mozambique’s LNG Finance & Investments: Risks & Opportunities for East Africa

    Speakers:
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    Paul Eardley-Taylor
    Head of Oil & Gas
    Southern Africa, Standard Bank
  • Up-Scaling-Investment in Africa’s Energy Markets

    Moderator:
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    Bronwyn Nielsen
    Editor-at-large
    CNBC Africa
    Speakers:
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    Peter Ballinger
    Managing Director, Africa
    Overseas Private Investment Corporation
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    Dr. Xolani Ngobese
    Director For Infrastructure Financing & PPP
    Municipal Infrastructure Support Agency (MISA)
10:30 – 11:00
Morning Coffee & Networking
11:00 – 13:00
Session 6 Presentations : The Growing Importance of Gas in the Africa Energy Mix: A New Era
  • South Africa’s Commitment to Gas

    Speakers:
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    Karen Breytenbach
    Head of IPP Office
    Republic of South Africa
  • Is South Africa Ready for a Gas Economy?

    Moderator:
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    Steve Husbands
    Head of Commercial Oil and Gas Advisory
    SLR Consulting Limited
    Speakers:
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    Niall Kramer
    Chief Executive Officer
    South African Oil & Gas Alliance
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    Hany Ibrahim
    Department Director
    EGAS (Egyptian Natural Gas Holding)
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    Dr. Eng. Harrison E. Mutikanga
    Chief Executive Officer
    Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd
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    Matthew Furness
    Africa Regional Manager
    Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals
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    Adalberto Pedrinho

    Angola LNG Limited
  • Q&A

13:00 – 14:00
Business Luncheon in Africa
14:00 – 15:30
Session 7 Open Forum Discussion
  • Future Energy Mix: Examining Southern Africa’s Evolving Energy Landscape Beyond 2030

    Moderator:
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    Bronwyn Nielsen
    Editor-at-large
    CNBC Africa
    Speakers:
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    Lindiwe Mekwe
    Acting CEO & General Manager
    Petroleum Agency SA
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    Loyiso Jiya
    Principal Deal Originator for Energy, Environment and ICT
    Development Bank of Southern Africa
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    Alan Mukoki
    Chief Executive Officer
    South African Chamber Of Commerce
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    Peter Vivian-Neal
    Chief Executive Officer
    Kalahari GeoEnergy Ltd
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    Jacob Flewelling
    Africa Business Development Manager
    U.S. Trade & Development Agency (USTDA)
  • Interactive Q&A

15:30 – 16:00
Afternoon Coffee & Networking
16:00 – 17:30
Session 8 Presentations
  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Role of Renewable Energies

    Moderator:
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    Didi Akinyelure
    Business Correspondent
    Thomson Reuters
    Speakers:
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    Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo
    Director, Renewable Energy
    Ministry Of Energy, Ghana
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    Dr.Thulani Dlamini
    Chief Executive Officer
    Council for Industrial and Scientific Research (CSIR)
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    Mahama Kappiah
    Executive Director
    ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
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    Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako
    Chief Executive Officer
    Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)
  • Q&A

17:30
End of Day
17:30
Mali’s Energy Future: Cocktail Reception
  • Guest of Honour: 

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    Traore Oumou Soumare

    Director of the Office of the Minister of Mines and Petroleum
    Republic of Mali

  • Drinks & Canapes – African Style

    Bluebell & Watsonia, CTICC 2

    Open to VIPs, Speakers, Conference Participants and Exhibitors

07:30 - 09:00
Registration & Networking Coffee
09:00 - 09:05
Opening Remarks
09:10 - 11:00
Session 9 Presentations:Increasing & Strengthening Local Content: Africa’s Evolving Hydrocarbon Industry
  • Strengthening Local Content Competencies in Africa’s Hydrocarbon Industry

    Speakers:
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    Denver Dreyer
    Chief Executive Officer
    WorleyParsons
  • Stimulating Local Content Development in a Rapidly Changing Market

    Speakers:
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    Eric Wiliams
    Former Minister of Energy, Trinidad and Tobago and President, Royal Triangle Energy Solutions
    Royal Triangle Energy Solutions
  • Local Content Execution Plan for International Contractors

    Speakers:
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    Vincent Ladougne
    Director, Business Development
    Ponticelli Group
  • South Sudan: Establishing a Solid Local Content Framework to Build Domestic Capacity

    Speakers:
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    Taher Ali
    Vice President – Africa
    Al Khorayef Petroleum Company
  • Eliciting Future Solutions from Rightly Impacting a Critical Mass of Young Professionals Today

    Moderator:
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    Taher Ali
    Vice President – Africa
    Al Khorayef Petroleum Company
    Speakers:
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    Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu
    Editor
    Orient Energy Review
  •  Q&A

11:00 - 11:30
Morning Coffee & Networking
11:30 - 12:00
Keynote Presentation: Business Unusual: Leveraging New Business Opportunities in a Hyper-Connected World
  • Known on the speaking circuit as the “Tour guide to the Future”, Pieter was recently commissioned to create a new TV series entitled “2025” and is the Founder & Director of the Institute for Technology Strategy and Innovation at North-West University, South Africa.

    Speakers:
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    Pieter Geldenhuys
    Futurist
    Technology Strategist
12:00 - 13:00
Session 10 Technological Advances in Africa’s Oil, Gas & Energy Sector
  • New Rules for Classification of FSRUs

    Speakers:
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    Philippe Cambos
    Director
    Bureau Veritas, France
  • Applications of Information Technology in Oil & Gas

    Speakers:
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    Hilton Banda
    President
    Geoscientist Association of Malawi
  • Africa Region’s Challenges of Depth Uncertainty & Mitigation

    Speakers:
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    Jamal Ahmad
    Deputy Manager Geophysics
    Essel Group
  • E&P Geoscience Technologies: Generating Accurate Gas Production Profile

    Speakers:
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    Mohamed Shaaban
    Reservoir Engineer Expert
    ENI
  • Cuttings Reinjection: Environmental Friendly Technology, Challenges & Recent Advances

    Moderator:
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    Joe Watson Gakuo
    Chief Executive Officer
    Upstream Oil & Gas Ltd, Nairobi
    Speakers:
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    Eduardo R. Bianco V
    iWISE Sub-Surface Technical Service Engineer
    MI-SWACO, a Schlumberger Company
  • Q&A

13:00 – 13:15
Closing Remarks by Chairman – Future Energy Africa Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference 2019 Announcement
13:15
Close of Conference