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2022

conference programme

2022 THEME: CONNECTING AFRICA’S TRANSPORT SECTOR THROUGH SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Day 1
28 Sep 2022
SESSION 1.1
JOINT PLENARY AND KEYNOTE
GOVERNING FOR INCLUSION: THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA) AGREEMENT: THE RIGHT FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK FOR INVESTMENT AND FUNDING

Chairperson: Jeff Blackbeard, Director of Sectors and Markets, Moore Global, South Africa 

 

Session 1.1.1

09:15
Speaker: Mr Fikile Mbalula, Department of Transport, South Africa*
Speaker: Mr Ebrahim Patel, Minister, Department of Trade, Industry & Competition, South Africa*

Session 1.1.2

09:45
Speaker: Mike Salawou, Ag. Director of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department, African Development Bank, Côte D’Ivoire

Session 1.1.3

10:00
Speaker: Roberto Cecutti, Head of Trade and Economics, Delegation of the European Union to South Africa

Session 1.1.4

10:20
Panelists

Mike Salawou, Ag. Director of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department, African Development Bank, Côte D’Ivoire 

Roberto Cecutti, Head of Trade and Economics, Delegation of the European Union to South Africa 
Zitto Alfayo, Head: Project Preparation, Afrexim Bank, Zimbabwe
Jeffrey Mashiane, Economist, Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ECIC), South Africa
Abiola Osho, Investment Professional , African Finance Corp, Nigeria

 

BREAKOUT SESSION 1.2
TRANSPORT EVOLUTION


SESSION 1.2
SUSTAINABLE MOBILTY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN TRANSPORT – THE BIG DIVIDE
Chairperson: Vishaal Lutchman, Managing Director: Transport, Zutari, South Africa 

Session 1.2


11:00


Speaker: Adam Kendall, Partner, McKinsey & Company, Lagos, Nigeria*

Session 1.2


11:30


Speaker: Dr Marcelo Blumenfeld, Assistant Professor in Future Transport Systems, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Session 1.2


12:00


Speaker: Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh, Consultant, Frost & Sullivan Africa, South Africa

Session 1.2


12:45

SESSION 1.4
CLOSING JOINT SESSION
UNLOCKING THE VALUE OF CONNECTIVITY THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Chairperson: Louise Wiggett, Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade Solutions, South Africa 

Session 1.4.1

14:30
Speakers: Victor Radebe, Co-Founder, Mobility Centre for Africa (NPC), South Africa
Speakers: Andile Skosana, CEO CityCon Africa and Director Mobility Centre for Africa NPC, South Africa

Session 1.4.2

15:00
Speakers: Sam Twala, Founder & Managing Director, NTSU Aviation, South Africa

Session 1.4.3

15:30
Speakers: Alvin Gulzer, Executive Manager, (Act) - ICT, Transnet Port Terminals, South Africa

Session 1.4.4

16:00
Speakers: Humphrey Nwugo, Chief Operating Officer: Southern Africa, Afreximbank, South Africa

Session 1.4.5

16:45

Networking and Cocktail Function on the exhibition floor

 

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