8.30 Participants to be seated
9:30 Welcome remarks and keynote addresses from the ECOMOF organisers and partners
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11:30- 13:00 PANEL
Regional stakeholders from across the mining and petroleum sectors will discuss the key factors needed to increase foreign direct investment into West Africa’s mining and petroleum industries
Moderator: Hon. Jean-Claude KOUASSI, Minister of Mines & Geology, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
Led by an expert speaker, all oil and gas stakeholders are invited to discuss how to unlock West Africa’s hydrocarbon potential. Some talking points will include:
Moderator: Founseni SORO, Director, Suzang Group
Petroleum industry leaders will showcase their country’s petroleum potential
International experts and project developers will review strategies to financially support mining and oil and gas operations
Local experts and stakeholders will discuss reconciling the needs of government, international companies and local communities to create local training initiatives
Leading gold producers will discuss the future of the commodity in West Africa and strategies to optimize production through new technologies
Led by an expert speaker, each roundtable will provide delegates with an opportunity to delve deeper into the
controversial issues discussed throughout the conference. Don’t miss the opportunity to get your most pressing questions answered and connect with future partners.1. Ecological solutions to mitigate the risk of long-term environmental impacts and reduce project costs Moderator: Jerome GAUGRIS, Senior Partner, FLORA FAUNA & MAN 2. Strategies to promote employment and progress of women in the mining industry
Moderator: Adowa BOADUO, Mining Engineer, Women in Mining Ghana3. After production: planning and strategies for closing mines, strengths of developing local capacity for treating.
Moderator: Representative of Ministry of Mines and Geology of the Ivory Coast