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WELCOME NETWORKING DRINKS

October 29, 2018

VENUE TBC

DAY ONE - INVESTMENT AND FINANCE

October 30, 2018

RE-EXAMINING THE FUNDAMENTALS

 

09:00      Welcome address - Managing Director, ARIIC 2018

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09:15      Ministerial Opening Keynote: Welcome Address

 

  • Kenya Vision 2030 and road infrastructure development across the region

  • Kenya in East Africa and the EAC

 

SPEAKER

  • James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing & Urban Development*

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09:45      Keynote: The reality of road development in Africa –  the African Master Plan

 

  • What is hampering road infrastructure development in Africa

  • Connecting Cape Town to Cairo

  • The role of the World Bank in African road development

     

SPEAKER

  • Ben Eijbergen, Practice Manager, East Africa Transport Practice, World Bank, United States

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10:15       Panel:  Tackling the main challenges to deliver core road infrastructure in Africa

 

  • What are the challenges in delivering core road infrastructure?

  • What can be done to change this dynamic from a public and private sector perspective

  • Examples of innovative funding

  • Road development in Africa

     

SPEAKERS

  • Gituro Wainaina, Former Director General, Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS), Kenya

  • Ben Eijbergen, Practice manager, East Africa Transport Practice, World Bank, United States

  • Anthonia Ekpa, Director Road Transport & Mass Transit Administration, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Nigeria

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11:00      Morning Coffee & Networking

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INVESTMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

11:45      Are PPPs really effective tools for road development, or should we be considering other financial tools?

 

  • Are PPPs always the best option for funding infrastructure projects

  • Hidden costs and the public burden

  • What other options are available?

 

Session moderator:

  • Pankaj Gupta, Advisor Infrastructure Vice Presidency, World Bank, United States

 

SPEAKERS

  • John Kimotho, AIIM, South Africa

  • Chris Olobo, Investment Officer, IFC, South Africa

  • Emeka Agbasi, Director, and Head of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Asset Management, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nigeria

  • Jorge Rivas, Senior Underwriter, Operations Department, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group, United States

  • Juddie Nyakama, Head of Infrastructure, Kenyan Treasury, Kenya

 

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​​12:30      Networking Lunch

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Development Roadmaps

 

Session moderator: Claire Volkwyn, head of content, African Road Infrastructure and Investment

 

13:30  Panel: Road development in East, Southern and West Africa

 

  • Plans commitments and projects on the go

  • What the future holds

  • Priorities and backlogs

 

SPEAKERS

  • Anthonia Ekpa, Director Road Transport & Mass Transit Administration, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Nigeria

  • Emeka Agbadi, Director and Head of PPP and Asset Management, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nigeria

 

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17:00     End of Day One and Cocktail Reception 

 


 

DAY TWO - RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

October 31, 2018

RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

 

MATCHING INVESTMENT AND FINANCE

 

Session moderator:  Emeka Agbasi, Director and Head of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Asset Management, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nigeria

 

09:00      Matching private sector investment to public programmes - considerations


•    How do you bring private sector investment on board in public infrastructure?
•    Who are the partners you need to work with?
       

SPEAKER

  • Carole Kariuki, CEO, Kenya Private Sector Alliance, Kenya

  • Mark Dimmer, Infrastructure Africa, IFC, Kenya

  • Benjamin Mugisha, Sr. Underwriter, African Trade Insurance Agency, Kenya

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09:30      Panel: Successful road development partnerships - examples and near misses

 

  • Working with all stakeholders to encourage a successful project conclusion

  • When things go wrong?

  • How to ensure everything goes right

 

SPEAKERS

  • Andrew Patterson, Regional President, Bechtel, Kenya

  • Jean Pierre Labuschagne, Africa Lead for Infrastructure & Capital Projects, Deloitte, Kenya

  • Mercy Wairua, Infrastructure Lawyer for Business Development, Mota Engil Africa

 

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10:30    Morning Coffee & Networking

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FUNDING IN ACTION

 

Session moderator: Emeka Agbasi, Director and Head of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Asset Management, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nigeria

 

11:15    The discussion: Contractor’s, road agencies and financiers: overcoming the mismatch in expectations

 

  • What do contractors expect from infrastructure projects?

  • How do government/roads agencies work with contractors to ensure positive outcomes?

  • Delivering a bankable project

  • What deal breakers do you need to be aware of?

 

 SPEAKERS

  • Andrew Patterson, CEO, Bechtel Africa, Kenya

  • Samit Gehlot, Managing Director, Intex Construction, Kenya

  • Sylvester Kasuku, Director General, LAPPSET, Kenya

  • Juddie Nyakawa, Acting Director, PPP Unit, National Treasury Republic of Kenya, Kenya

  • Mercy Wairua, Infrastructure Lawyer for Business Development, Mota Engil Africa

  • Jorge Rivas, Senior Underwriter, Operations Department, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group, United States

  • Wambui Kinoti, Site Engineer, World Kaihatsu Kogyo, Kenya

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12:45   Closing remarks

 

13:00   Lunch & Networking Session

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