Master of Ceremony:
Mahad Ahmed, Managing Director, AMETRADE Ltd.
Mahaman Gaya, Secretary General, APPO.
Keynote Remarks form Platinum/Gold Sponsors: TBC
Keynote Address from Host NOC: Dr K.K. Sarpong, CEO, GNPC.
Ministerial address; H.E Hon. John Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy, Republic of Ghana.
Presidential Address; TBC.
Objective of the session: During this session, focus will be made on the strategies adopted by various countries in the implementation of local content policies in the oil and gas industry.
Moderator: Senior representative GNPC
Carlos Zakaria, Chairman, INP Mozambique.
Ernest Rubondo, Executive Director, Petroleum Authority Uganda.
Ms Nillian Mulemi, CEO Petroleum Training & Education Fund, NAMCOR, Namibia.
Principal secretary, State Department for Petroleum, Kenya.
Objective of the session: This session will highlight the possibility of promoting regional content policies to facilitate investment and market opportunities for regional stakeholders.
Moderator: Mahaman Gaya, Secretary General, APPO
Emmanuel Y. Amangala , Manager, NIPEX.
Senior Representative PETAN
Senior Representative, Ghana Oil & Gas Service Association.
Senior Representative, South African Oil & Gas Alliance.
Senior Representative: Ghana Petroleum Commission.
Senior Representative: NCDMB, Nigeria
Senior Representative: SONANGOL, Angola.
Objective of the session: This session will present the countries outside Africa such as Brazil, Norway, Mexico, etc., that have successfully implemented sustainable local content policies and strategies.
Moderator: Senior representative; Ghana Petroleum Commission.
Speakers: Luiz Henrique De Oliveira Bispo, Manager, Local Content, ANP, Brazil.
Ambassador Gunnar Holm, Norway*.
Senior representative INSTEP, Malaysia
Senior representative IPIECA
Objective of the session: This session aims to present public sector support for local content policy implementation and private sector challenges in meeting the government requirements.
Moderator: Dr Ibilola Amao, Principal consultant, LONADEK.
Jide Jadesimi, Executive Director, LADOL.
Kevin Okyere, Founder & CEO, Springfield Group*
Senior representative, Friburge.
Objective of the session: This session aims to present the experiences of some SMEs and Local enterprises in sourcing finance for local content projects
Government Budget and National Content Development Funds
Commercial Banks support for SMEs local content projects
Regional Development Banks financing of local content projects
Multilateral and International financial institutions financial support for local content projects.
Moderator: Senior representative Fidelity Bank.
Paul Eardley Taylor, Head Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank.
Senior Representative, Standard Chartered Bank
Senior Representative, IFC.
Moderator: Anchor CNBC Africa TBC
Senior Representative: GNPC
Senior Representative: World Bank Grou
Senior representative: Kosmos/Tullow*
Senior representative : APPO.