Mini-MBA pre-conference: Monday, 25 November 2013

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09:00 – 10:30

Strategic planning for success
Workshop leader: Bryon & Goldman Limited, Nigeria: Ogechi Adeola, Marketing and Strategic Planning Expert, Managing Partner

11:00 – 12:30
Management in changing utility environments
Workshop leader: Business School Netherlands, Nigeria: Lere Bale, Director

13:30 – 15:00
Fast-tracking decision making within a complex business/utility environment
Workshop leader: Business School Netherlands, Nigeria: Ayotunde Adebayo, Visiting Lecturer

15:30 – 17h00
Driving efficient and effective implementation within the utility business
Workshop leader: PWC: Senior representative
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Day 1: Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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West Africa: Powering cross border participation for regional economic growth
Chairman: UBA Capital, Nigeria: Wale Shonibare, Managing Director, Investment Banking

09:00 – 09:30
Welcome and keynote address
Ministry of Power, Nigeria: Hon. Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo

09:30 – 10:00
Update on opportunities in Ghana
Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Ghana: Hon. John A. Jinapor, Deputy Minister of Energy and Petroleum

10:00 – 10:30
Incentivising power generation in the transitional electricity market through the Nigerian Bulk Trader
Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC, Nigeria: Rumundaka Wonodi, Managing Director/CEO
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Country policy implications to establish a regional market and the challenges thereof
Chairman: UBA Capital, Nigeria: Wale Shonibare, Managing Director, Investment Banking

11:30 – 12:30
Panel discussion

Panellists:

  • ECG, Ghana: William Hutton-Mensah, Managing Director
  • ECOWAS RERA, Ghana: Ifey Ikeonu, Council Member
  • Presidential Task Force on Power, Nigeria: Reynolds Dagogo-Jack, Chairman
  • Southern Africa Hub Trade, USA: Alejandro Core, Energy Policy Advisor, Renewable Energy and IPPs Energy Policy

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Securing and optimising your power generation and distribution asset
Chairman: PWC, Nigeria: Bimbola Banjo, Associate Director, Energy, Power and Utilities Assurance Services

12:30
Panel discussion

Panellists:

  • PWC, Nigeria: Pedro Omontuemhen, Partner and Leader Energy, Power and Utilities Services
  • PWC, Nigeria: Ian Aruofor, Director and Leader Capital Projects and Infrastructure Advisory
  • PWC, Nigeria: Abolade Kehinde, Director and Leader Energy & Power Tax Services
  • PWC, Nigeria: Bimbola Banjo, Associate Director, Energy, Power and Utilities Assurance Services

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Unlocking the commercial challenges to the development of the power industry
Chairman: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Nigeria: Eyo Ekpo, Commissioner, Market Competition & Rates

14:30 – 15:30
Panel discussion: How can we

Panellists:

  • Aloe & Squires, Nigeria: Seun Faluyi, Partner
  • Banwo & Ighodalo, Nigeria: Ayodele Oni, Senior Associate
  • CPCS, Nigeria: Arif Mohiuddin, Vice President, West Africa
  • ECG, Ghana: William Hutton-Mensah, Managing Director
  • Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility, Nigeria: Fanan Ujoh, Environmental Impact Advisor
  • Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC, Nigeria: Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Shiroro Genco, Nigeria: Eric Olojugba, Commercial Financial Manager
  • Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, Nigeria: Nicholas Okafor, Partner and Co-head of Power Practice

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Cohesion in your power infrastructure planning – a project management perspective
Chairman: Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria: Lamido Sanusi, Governor*

16:15- 17:15
Panel discussion

Panellists:

  • Covenant University, Nigeria: Sunday Olayinka Oyedepo, Lecturer
  • Andrew BarfourMinistry of Energy, Ghana: Andrew Barfour, Project Consultant, GEDAP
  • Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC, Nigeria: Yesufu Longe Alonge, Head, Power Procurement & Power Contracts
  • Templars, Nigeria: Oladiran Ajayi, Senior Associate, Energy and Projects

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Day 2: Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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Forward thinking: Alternative ways to increasing generation capacity to meet demand
Chairman: CET Power, Nigeria: Joseph Ejidoh, Business Development Manager

09:00  – 09:30
Revitalisation and up-grading of hydro generators
KONČAR Generators and Motors Inc., Croatia: Vladimir Poljančić, Large Generators Design Engineer

09:30 – 10:00
From the project Idea to the Grid
Siemens, Nigeria: Juergen Schumann, Sales Director Commercial for Steam Turbine and Generator

10:00 – 10:30
Case study on hydropower in Senegal
OMVS, Senegal: Kabiné Komora, High Commissioner
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Gas to power: infrastructure needed for expansion
Chairman: National Council on Privatisation, Nigeria: Joseph Ejidoh, Business Development Manager

11:00 – 12:30
Panel discussion

Panellists:

  • Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigeria: David Ige, Group Executive Director, Gas & Power
  • Everlink Sourcing, Nigeria: Benjamin Ogbalor, Chief Executive Officer
  • Globeleq,UK: Alex Douglas, Business Development Manager

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Panel discussion: Meeting the skills challenge through capacity building
Moderator: Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Nigeria: Sola Obadimu, Director, Capacity Building

14:00  – 15:00
Panel discussion: How is Nigeria going to train the 8 000 engineers needed to ensure 40 000 MW by 2020?

Panellists:

  • ECG, Ghana: William Hutton Mensah, Managing Director
  • GIZ, Germany: Felix Nitz, Capacity Building, Nigerian Energy Support Programme
  • NAPTIN, Nigeria: Reuben Okeke, Director General
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Nigeria: Sola Obadimu, Director, Capacity Building

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Nigeria looking forward: post reform
Chairman: Bank of Industry, Nigeria: Waheed Olagunju, Executive Director, Business Development

15:45 – 16:45
Panel discussion

Panellists:

  • North South Power Company, USA: Eric Olo, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Shiroro Generation Company, Nigeria: Eric Olojugba, Commercial Financial Manager
  • Presidential Task Force on Power, Nigeria: Simeon Atakulu
  • PWC, Nigeria: Pedro Omontuemnen, Partner & Leader Energy, Power and Utility Services