2 day conference

15:00

  Closing of Pre-Conference Master Clas18ocuntary Scree

Conference day 1: Tuesday 7 November 2017

Chairman: Patrick O. Okigbo III, Principle Partner, Nextier, Nigeria

07:30

Registration Opens

09:00

Chairman Welcome Address 

Ministerial Welcome Address

A critical review of the Nigerian Power sector: Areas for legislative intervention
Hon Bukola Saraki, Senate President, Nigeria*

Hon Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Nigeria*

Hon Babatunde Raji Fashola, Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Nigeria*

10:30 Coffee networking break on the exhibition floor

Opening Keynote Address:

What does the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) mean for the Nigerian Energy Sector?Session 1.1

Chairman: Patrick O. Okigbo III, Principal Partner, Nextier,Nigeria

11:00  Keynote Power Interface Talk

Private power sector voices in the hot seat ·       

  • What advice can the private sector give to policy makers working to solve the liquidity challenge?
  • What is the private sector’s appetite for renewable energy?
  • How can Nigeria leapfrog ageing infrastructure and develop an innovative sector?
  • Current status in reducing the dependence on gas as the major source of generating electricity in Nigeria

On the hot seat

  • Lazarus Angbazo, CEO, Energy Connections Business, GE:Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria
  • Onyeche Tifashe, CEO, Siemens, Nigeria
  • Akinwole Omoboriowo, CEO, Genesis Energy, Nigeria
  • Hon. (Princess) Gloria Akobundu, CEO & National Coordinator, NEPAD, Nigeria*
  • Solomon Adegbie-Quaynor, Chief Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation, Nigeria*

12:00

Networking Lunch Break

Seat at the table:

Unbundling of the Transmission Company of Nigeria?

Session 1.2

13:30

What is the current status of the unbundling of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)?

Usman Gur Mohammed, Interim Managing Director & CEO, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Nigeria*

13:45

Debate: What is the roadmap for TCN’s unbundling? ·        

  • Current status of project financing in the construction of new transmission lines
  • How can the unbundled transmission company be more attractive to investors?
  • What change management is proposed for TCN?

Speakers

  • Tim Ononiwu, Head - Business Development and Project Finance, Geometric Power
  • Ify Emelife, Consultant , African Development Bank, Nigeria
  • Helen Brume, Head: Power and Project, United Bank for Africa PLC, Nigeria
  • Alex A. Okoh, Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Nigeria
  • Usman Gur Mohammed, Interim Managing Director & CEO, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Nigeria*

14:30

Networking Break & Expo

Seat at the table:

Reducing Distribution Losses

Session 1.3

15:15

What is the status and importance of distribution companies? How will auditing it support to ascertain collection?  

Sanusi Garuba, Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Nigeria*

16:00

Panel: How are we going to get paid? ·        

  • Managing the ROI from loss reduction technology  
  • Payment performance for service provision
  • Deployment ‎of meters to consumers 

Speakers

  • Jamil Gwamna, CEO & Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria
  • John Donnachi, CEO & Managing Director, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria
  • Olabode Sowunmi, Consultant, House Committee on Power & Senate Committee on Gas at National Assembly of Nigeria, Nigeria
  • Yomi Ogedegbe, Resident Advisor, Power Africa, Nigeria
  • Kola Balogun, Chairman, MOMAS Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria*

17:00

Networking Drinks Reception

19:00

Future Energy Nigeria Industry Awards

 

Conference day 2: Wednesday 8 November 2017

08:30

Registration opens

Keynote Address: Nigeria’s Future Energy

Session 2.1

09:30

Stakeholders talk- Resolving the legacy on on-going debts

  • Update on transmission constraints and load rejection by distribution companies
  • Eligible customer in practice
  • Breaking the generation capacity target jinx: The critical role of IPPs and NIPPs explored

On the hot seat

  • Bart Nnaji, CEO, Geometric Power, Nigeria
  • Joy Ogaji, Executive Secretary, Association of Power Generation Companies, Nigeria
  • James Momoh, Chairman &CEO, NERC, Nigeria*
  • Ebrima Faal, Country Director, African Development Bank, Nigeria*  
  • Azu Obaya, CEO, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, Nigeria*

11:00

Networking Coffee Break & Expo

Regional Power Projects Presentations

Project developers to introduce their projects in a story telling format.  Participants will hear their journey, see their project photos and understand the challenges they faced and how they overcame/ are overcoming the obstacles.

Directly after, project developers will host roundtable discussions so you can ask in-depth questions, get the inside story and find out about other projects in the pipeline.

11:30

Northern Solar Projects

Session 2.2

Moderator:  Ayodele  Oni, Partner, Bloomfield Law Practice, Nigeria

 

With newly signed concession plans towards strengthening Nigeria’s roadmap in becoming a major solar power in Africa, the Northern Solar projects presentation will give an opportunity for project developers to showcase their projects.

Find out the key challenges stinting the solar sector.

Speakers

  • Ify Malo, Country Campaign Director, Power For All, Nigeria
  • Ifeanyi B. Orajaka, Managing Director, GVE Projects, Nigeria
  • Joel Abrams, Managing Director, Nigeria Solar Capital Partners, Nigeria
  • Marcus Heal, CEO, Pan Africa Solar, UK

12:30

Networking lunch & Expo

13:45

Southern Thermal Projects

Session 2.3

Moderator: James A. Makinde, Business Development Manager, Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigeria*

   

Understand the latest progress on gas IPPs and coal projects.  What future projects are on the horizon? 

Find out the key challenges stinting the thermal sector

Speakers

  • Olumide Noah Obademi, CEO, Afam Power PLC, Nigeria
  • Nicholas Okafor, Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, Nigeria
  • Massimo Insulla, VIce Chairman / Managing Director, Nigerian Agip Oil Company*
  • Heather Onoh, CEO, G-EURAFRIC, Nigeria*

15:00

Networking Break & Expo

15:30

Central Region Hydropower Generation Projects

Session 2.4

Moderator: Imo Ekpo, Principal Partner, Micek Consult, Nigeria

 

Find out the key challenges stinting the hydropower sector.

Speakers

  • Olubunmi Peters, Executive Vice Chairman,North South Power Shiroro, Nigeria
  • Abdullahi Ketso, Director General, NEPAD Niger State *

16:30

Close of Strategic Conference

For more information about the conference, contact Natalie Bacon by phone +27 21 700 3585| natalie.bacon@spintelligent.com