2019 Agenda

Day 1
09 Oct 2019
Day 2
10 Oct 2019
Day 3
11 Oct 2019
Day 4
12 Oct 2019

Exhibition set-up: Exhibitors build their stands

Registrations for all participants: VIPs and delegates are welcomed to Accra.

18:00 – 20:00

Opening Cocktail

Registration

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome coffee break

All participants to be seated for opening ceremony

OPENING CEREMONY

Master of Ceremony:

Welcome remarks:

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.

H.E. John Peter Amewu
Mahad Ahmed
Dr Kofi Konadu Sarpong

Official Inauguration and visit of stands

10:30 - 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

SESSION 1 – SUSTAINABLE LOCAL CONTENT POLICIES AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES.

Objective of the session: This session aims to present the sustainability and implementation strategies for local content policy  frameworks and the impact on the national economic diversification and growth. Moderator: Dr. Kwame Amoah Baah- Nuakoh, General Manager, Sustainability, GNPC Speakers: Danlami Gomwalk, Principal Domestic Linkages Officer, AfDB. Lahra Liberti, Natural Resources for Development, OECD Ms Yanchun Zhang, Chief, Commodity Policy Implementation, UNCTAD Conference - Day 1 – 10th October 2019
Yanchun Zhang
Danlami Gomwalk
Dr. Kwame Amoah Baah- Nuakoh
Dr Lahra Liberti
12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch

Industry Perspective & Experiences: Corporate strategies for meeting local content requirements in African countries

Moderator: Dr BabaFemi Oyewole, Lead Oil & Gas Industry Expert, AME Trade Ltd. Speakers: Senior Representatives from selected IOCs and Independents. Aker Energy Tullow Kosmos ExxonMobil BP
BabaFemi Oyewole
15:00 – 15:30

Networking Coffee Break

Downstream Sector: Recent Developments, Opportunities and Challenges.

Speakers: BOST Limited National Petroleum Authority Vitol West African Gas Pipeline GOil

Conclusions of the session and end of day 1

20:00 - 22:00

Official Gala dinner sponsored by:

Registration

SESSION 2 – PANEL DISCUSSION – NEW EMERGING PRODUCERS; LOCAL CONTENT IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY

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

Speakers:

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.

Ernest Rubondo
Carlos Zakaria

SESSION 3 – REGIONAL CONTENT PROMOTION FOR REGIONAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT

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

Speakers:

Emmanuel Y. Amangala , Manager, NIPEX.

Senior Representative PETAN

Senior Representative, Ghana Oil & Gas Service Association.

Senior Representative, South African Oil & Gas Alliance.

Emmanuel Y. Amangala
10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

SESSION 4 – COUNTRY EXPERIENCE OF LOCAL CONTENT MONITORING AND IMPLEMENTATION MECHANISMS TO BOOST NATIONAL INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION

Objective of the session: This session will present country specific experiences in the implementation of local policies in African countries. With respect to the level of Local Content and set objectives for local employment and participation of local service companies in the oil and gas sector.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of local content policies
  • Institutional framework for monitoring the implementation of local content policies
  • Benchmarking Local Content Development strategies and outcomes in oil producing countries in Africa
  • Local content implementation and national industry participation

Moderator: TBC

Speakers:

Senior Representative: Ghana Petroleum Commission.

Senior Representative: NCDMB, Nigeria

Senior Representative: SONANGOL, Angola.

SESSION 5: INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE LOCAL CONTENT POLICIES AND STRATEGIES AND LESSONS FOR AFRICA.

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

Luiz Henrique De Oliveira Bispo
13:00 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

SESSION 6 : PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCES ON SUSTAINABLE LOCAL CONTENT POLICY IMPLEMENTATION: INSPIRING STORIES FROM LOCAL ENTERPRISES.

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.

Speakers:

Jide Jadesimi, Executive Director, LADOL.

Kevin Okyere, Founder & CEO, Springfield Group*

Senior representative, Friburge.

Jide Jadesimi
Dr Ibilola Amao

SESSION 7: STRATEGIES FOR FINANCING SMES AND LOCAL ENTERPRISES ENGAGED IN LOCAL CONTENT PROJECTS IN OIL AND GAS PROJECTS

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.

Speakers:

Paul Eardley Taylor, Head Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank.

Senior Representative, Standard Chartered Bank

Senior Representative, IFC.

Paul Eardley-Taylor
15:30 – 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

SESSION 8 (45 MINUTES): PANEL DISCUSSION – HOSTED DEBATE & DISCUSSION CNBC AFRICA*: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Presentation of the key conclusions and recommendations of ALC – 2019

Moderator: Anchor CNBC Africa TBC

Speakers:

Senior Representative: GNPC

Senior Representative: World Bank Grou

Senior representative: Kosmos/Tullow*

Senior representative : APPO.

Closing Remarks

Key Conclusions from the Conference
19:30

Closing Cocktail Reception sponsored by

Technical Site Visit TBC

Optional Touristic Visit TBC

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