Agenda 2019

Jour 1
21 Oct 2019
Jour 2
22 Oct 2019
Jour 3
23 Oct 2019
Jour 4
24 Oct 2019

Registration

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MODULE 1. IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES AT THE PROJECT DEVELOPMENT STAGE TO INCREASE PROJECT ATTRACTIVENESS AND REDUCE OVERALL PROJECT COST

How government agencies can develop bankable infrastructure and energy projects?
  • Designing an optimal risk sharing protocol at project development stage, identifying potential investors and lenders and conducting market sounding exercises
  • Satisfying project risk profiles and developing early market-led risk sharing protocols before presenting projects to banks
Reducing total project costs - Avoiding risk mitigation and credit enhancements Case Study Session – In this session, participants from Government and/or agency and/or advisors will outline the successful journey to identifying bankable projects and some of the key challenges and lessons learnt from the experience
10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

MODULE 2. COMMERCIAL IDENTIFICATION OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY PROJECTS

Identifying the most suitable party to identify project evaluations both in terms of cost and value
  • Assessment of risk reduction - The rise of the independent risk  valuator
  • Outsourcing expertise in procurement and project cost projection Training - Day 1 – 22nd October 2019
  • Understanding a comparison between unit price and fixed price contracts
Investigating the major causes of scope and design creep Case Study Session – In this session, participants from Government and/or agency and/or advisors will outline the successful journey to successful project evaluations delivered within scope and budget and some of the key challenges and lessons learnt from the experience
13:00 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

MODULE 3: THE SCOPE FOR PPP DEVELOPMENTS TO 2040

  • How Government Agencies can implement “Value for Money” assessments - identifying priority government projects available public investment and value for money against traditional procurement vs PPP
  • Looking at your current spending limits and budgetary control  mechanisms for PPP projects
  • Removing the budgetary appeal – mechanisms to remove the ability to borrow off- balance sheet

How government departments can improve transparency in reporting of PPP projects

Case Study Session – In this session, participants from Government will outline the successful journey to “value for money” assessments and some of the key challenges and lessons learnt from the experience

15:00 – 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

LONG-TERM INVESTORS’ PERSPECTIVE AND WAY FORWARD

Roundtable discussion over the previous sessions for the synergies and implications of the different participants from the “wish list” to the financing through well-prepared projects.

Closing of the Training and Certificates

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All participants to be seated for opening ceremony

OPENING CEREMONY

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en Anglais Américain.

Mahad Ahmed

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS – Continental and Regional Priorities and Economic Outlook

An Overview of recent projects and achievements

  • Recent Trends in infrastructure project finance and finance structures
  • Where are institutional investors contributing and to what extent can this
    participation increase
  • To what extent can infrastructure guarantees increase market
    participation?
  • Getting the $2.4 trillion - 2030 – 2040 – How markets, transparency and structures will need to adapt?

Moderator :

Speakers:

  • Dr. Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu, Director, Strategic Planning and Policy, Energy Commission Ghana
  • Symerre Grey-Johnson, Head of the Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Programme, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD
Symerre Grey-Johnson
Dr Joseph Essandoh

SESSION 1 – INVESTORS DEBATE – Adjusting PPP Project Lending Strategies – Project Size recommendations, Alternative Structures, Direct Lending

  • Analyzing sufficient conditions for leveraging capital markets potential for PPPs  
  • How could infrastructure debt be made more attractive to institutional investors?
  • What is the appetite of banks for political and FX risk in project finance deals?
  • PPPs and the hidden debt liabilities – Are there more efficient funding arrangements?
  • How important is transparency, regulatory enhancement and regional investment liberalization in attracting institutional investment?

Moderator :

Speakers:

  • Noman Siddiqui, Manager of PPP Division, Islamic Development Bank
Noman Siddiqui
11:00 – 11:30

Networking Coffee Break

(English) SESSION 2 – HIGH LEVEL PANEL – HIGH POTENTIAL ENERGY AND TRANSPORT – West Africa Project HUB

  • Scrutinizing opportunities for infrastructure players
  • What opportunities exist for waste to energy, IPP and renewable
    development?
  • What can we expect from project pipelines?
  • How much investment is needed in transmission and distribution
    infrastructure to sufficiently upgrade the network?
  • Identifying technologies changing the energy infrastructure landscape
  • Identifying technologies changing the transport infrastructure landscape

Moderator:

Speakers:

  • Gabriel T Aduda, Permanent Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs Office, The Presidency, Government of the Federation, Nigeria
  • Senior Representative, Power Africa, South Africa
Gabriel Aduda
12:30 - 13:30

Networking Lunch

SESSION 3 – PRESENTATIONS – SCALING UP PPP’S EXPLAINING THE ROUTE TO GROWING AND UNLOCKING PPP GROWTH – AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

  • How to raise the quality and bankability of PPP projects and increase pipeline volume
  • Identifying private sector opportunities
  • What are the most successful models in PPP projects and procurement?
  • Scaling up, and crossing borders - legislative considerations
  • PPPs how they will continue and in what shape?
  • Case studies from Brazil, India, Turkey

Moderator:

Speakers:

SESSION 4 – EXECUTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION – HIGH POTENTIAL ENERGY AND TRANSPORT – Southern and Eastern Africa Project HUB

  • Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda the road to interconnectivity and the port to the East – priority projects
  • Scrutinizing opportunities for infrastructure players
  • What opportunities exist for waste to energy, IPP and renewable development?
  • What can we expect from project pipelines?
  • How much investment is needed in transmission and distribution infrastructure to sufficiently upgrade the network?

Moderator:

Speakers:

  • Jim Mugunga, Director, Public Private Partnerships Unit, Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development, Uganda
  • Judith Nyakawa, Director PPP Unit, National Treasury, Kenya
  • Flora Tenga, PPP Director, Ministry of Finance, Tanzania
  • Lindokuhle Hlatswahya, Director Business Development, GTAC, PPP Unit, National Treasury, South Africa

SESSION 5 – PANEL DISCUSSION – REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES – ENERGY PARTNERSHIP – EXAMINING THE MOST EXCITING PROJECTS IN THE REGION – PROJECT SPOTLIGHT – SOLAR AND HYDRO

  • Assessing the need for renewable mega projects- Morocco First Mover
    renewable mega project
  • How will PPP continue, for which projects and in which shape?
  • What financing mechanisms are proving the most effective in DRC?
  • What can we expect in future announcements around the Inga 3
    Hydropower project?
  • What can developers and investors expect from Zambia project pipelines?
  • Identifying private sector opportunities in the Batoka Gorge Project Zambia and Zimbabwe power plant

Moderator:
Speakers:

15:30 – 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

SESSION 6 – PANEL DISCUSSION – REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES – TRANS-BOUNDARY MEGA PROJECTS AND FUTURE PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES – LAPSSETT AND CENTRAL CORRIDORS

  • Where do we stand in terms of the transboundary mega projects?
  • Regional and transboundary regulatory priorities
  • Where can we expect the next wave of transactions?
  • When can we expect the first project announcements on the Trans-Africa Highway Project?
  • Current revenue and budgetary challenges
  • Where can partners add value?
Moderator : Speakers:
  • Silvester Kasuku, Director General/ CEO, LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority
  • Symerre Grey-Johnson, Head of the Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Programme, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
Silvester Kasuku
Symerre Grey-Johnson

MATCHMAKING SESSION – PROJECT OWNERS AND INVESTORS – PLATFORM FOR MATCHMAKING IN THE FIELDS OF ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN PPPS

Projects are presented through the course of the 3-day event, mainly by SOE’s, Ministries and PPP Units, within the conference program, as well as in the showcase area. Investors will have the opportunity to schedule 1on1 sessions through the matchmaking platform

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SESSION 7 – PANEL DISCUSSION – TRANSACTIONAL ADVISOR DEBATE – COUNTRY READINESS AND CAPACITY

  • Mobilizing Institutional Investment Funds
  • PPP Cycle benchmarking beyond initial implementation – post implementation and efficiency gains
  • What can make infrastructure debt more attractive
  • Why PPP and not traditional infrastructure procurement/government lending?
  • Regional and sector regulation highlights and priorities
Moderator: Speakers:
  • Strover Maganedisa, Chief Director: Transaction Advisory Services and PPP, GTAC, South Africa
Strover Maganedisa

SESSION 8 – EXECUTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION – HIGH POTENTIAL REGIONAL COUNTRY FOCUS PRESENTATIONS – West and North Africa

Highlighting investment opportunities created by forthcoming PPP projects and showcasing pre-existing projects which emphasize sound political stability and proactive legal and regulatory frameworks as the enabling pre-requisites for successful PPP initiatives Moderator: Presenters:
  • Majdoub Atef, Président, Instance Générale de Partenariat Public Privé, Tunisie
  • Al Hassane Diop, Directeur de la Direction des Financements et des Partenariats Public-Prive, Ministere de la Promotion des Investissments, des Partenariats et du Developpment des Teleservices de l’Etat, Senegal
  • Atter Ezzat Hannoura, Director, PPP Central Unit, Ministry Of Finance, Egypt
Atter Ezzat Hannoura
Al Hassane Diop
Majdoub Atef
10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

SESSION 9 – PANEL DISCUSSION – WATER PARTNERSHIP SOLUTIONS – HOW TO IMPROVE WATER SECURI

Accelerating access to clean water is a priority for a number of African countries, and has an effect on both social and economic development. This session will highlight the current water services PPPs

  • Creating water and sanitation programmes
  • Meeting the SDGs
  • Management, operations and maintenance contracts
  • Successful water PPPs
  • Improving efficiency, quality, accessibility in watwer service delivery and sanitation

Moderator:

Speakers:

  • Manel Salvado Tenesa, Business Development Director, Africa, Almar Water Solutions
  • Walid Madwar, General Manager, Metito, UAE
  • Guy Baron, Chief Investment Officer, Rwanda Development Board, Rwanda*
Guy Baron
Walid Madwar
Manel Salvado Tenesa

SESSION 10 – PANEL DISCUSSION – REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES – WATER & ENERGY PARTNERSHIP – EXAMINING THE MOST EXCITING PROJECTS IN THE REGION – PROJECT SPOTLIGHT – WASTE TO ENERGY, HYDRO AND WATER

Planning and delivering the existing pipeline of projects Kenya – the sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has approved a grant to support the planning stages of the construction of a 10 MW grid-connected municipal waste to energy plant in Nairobi, Kenya Further waste to energy project pipeline opportunities Waste to energy: Africa opportunities Ghana Ethiopia – Case study Attracting Investment; shared lessons for building market confidence
  • Moderator :
  • Speakers: Jean_Noel Ekoman, Technical Expert, CARPA, Cameroon
Jean Noel Ekoman 
13:00 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

SESSION 11 PANEL DISCUSSION – INVESTING IN PPP PROJECTS: PERSPECTIVES OF SPONSORS AND PORTFOLIO INVESTORS

  • What features of PPPs make them interesting for SPV sponsors in terms of equity return?
  • How do institutional investors perceive the risk/return profile of infrastructure and how significant infra assets are in terms of portfolio optimization?
  • What are the performance attributes of listed infrastructure assets and can it claim to provide better performance than the market indices?
  • What are the best strategies pursued by infrastructure funds for adding value via active management?
Moderator : Speakers:
  • Shafeeq Abrahams, CEO, Eskom Provident pension Fund, South Africa*
Shafeeq Abrahams

SESSION 12 – PANEL DISCUSSION – TRANSPORT PARTNERSHIPS – HIGH POTENTIAL PROJECTS – PORTS, PORT MANAGEMENTS, ENGINEERING, STORAGE AND LOGISTICS

  • What can developers expect from Tanzania – the Central Corridor Inland Container Depots, the Inland Water Way Network and the Maritime Port of Dar es Salaam
  • What are the opportunities in Kenya – Updates on the Mombasa port Development Project, Kisumu  Sea Port, Shimoni Port, the  onversation of Container Terminals, Lamu Port, Multi Storey terminal,
    Integrated Marine Transport System,
  • What are the best strategies pursued by infrastructure funds for adding value via active management?
  • What are the opportunities in West Africa inland Waterways. How can project owners prepare for the fully automated port of the future?

Moderator :

Speakers:

  • Siby Diabira, Regional Director Southern Africa, Proparco, South Afr
Siby Diabira

CLOSING DEBATE – UNLOCKING DEAL FLOW AND RATES OF RETURN – PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR. WHERE NEXT WITH PPPS IN AFRICA?

Conclusion and Resolutions

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