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South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1
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South Africa Investment Forum June 19 2014 Conference Programme.v1


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South Africa Investment Forum Vision 2030 Programme 19 June 2014 Indaba Hotel Fourways, Johannesburg …

South Africa Investment Forum Vision 2030 Programme 19 June 2014 Indaba Hotel Fourways, Johannesburg



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  • 1. South Africa 2014 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME 19/06/14 SAIF 2014 7:30 – 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast DISCOVER VARIOUS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND BUILD RELATIONSHIPS OVER BREAKFAST. The breakfast will be a social sit down at the INDABA Hotel for Event attendees, Ministers, Foreign delegations and private investors to shake hands and introduce themselves on a relaxed platform (Optional) 8:50 – 9:00 AM Welcoming and Introduction of Key Sponsors and Chairman This conference will highlight the South African development plans, the financial and environmental legacy Nelson Mandela left behind and the urgent need to implement and invest in the vitally important infrastructure of the country. This will require new trade, business and investment partnerships from the global economy. The conference will highlight new global economic partnerships for trade and investment in key sectors across South Africa. Outlining the key sponsors, conference sessions, workshops, and plenary sessions. DFA Council Chairman and Mr Moeen Yaseen – SAIF Conference Director alongside Khalid Wasi – Supporter of SAIF 2014 The DFA Planning and Coordinating Agency acts as the technical body of the African Union, primarily facilitating and coordinating the implementation of Africa’s priority programmes and projects at the regional and continental levels 9:00 – 9:15 AM Chairman’s opening remarks Introducing conference objectives: promoting investment opportunities for Africa and the role BRICS nations collaboratively play in partnership with emerging markets. Outlining the key sponsors, conference sessions, workshops, and plenary sessions. Peter Metcalfe – DFA founder and chairman and Khalid Wasi
  • 2. FIRST PLENARY SESSION: VISION 2030 9:30 – 9:45 AM Johannesburg Mayor’s office Opening message from the Mayor’s office to set the trend for the day’s events. 9:45 – 10:00 AM Nigerian Minister of Trade GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES AND BUSINESS IN NIGERIA Nigeria has a wealth of investment opportunities that can be developed and progressed through foreign direct investment and the support of the international community. 10:00 – 10:15 AM Minister of Energy Affairs The Ministry of Energy plays a vital role as the political party in power to implement and follow through South Africa’s vision 2030 plan. 10:15 – 10:30 AM Minister of Public Works HIGHLIGHTING THE OPPORTUNITIES OF SAIF 2014 FOR BUSINESS The Department of Public Works (DPW) aims to promote the government’s objectives of economic development, good governance and rising living standards and prosperity by providing and managing the accommodation, infrastructure needs of national departments, by leading the national Expanded Public Works Programme and transformation of the construction and property industries. 10:30 – 10:45 AM Black Economic Empowerment Department BEE plays a critical role in the promotion of economic development and meaningful participation in the global economic and trade environment. It achieves this by working to build an equitable multilateral trading system that facilitates development, strengthens trade and investment links with key economies.
  • 3. 10:45 – 11:00 AM Minister of Tourism – Marthinus Van Schalkwyk TOURISM IS KNOW THE FASTEST GROWING INDUSTRY IN AFRICA, HOW CAN COMPANIES CAPITALISE ON THIS? Tourism is one of the key economic drivers for South Africa and for South Africa to achieve this vision, investment into tourism is vital to achieving Vision 2030. 11:00 – 11:30 AM NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK – UNCOVER A WEALTH OF INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND PROJECTS FROM ACROSS AFRICA AND BRICS SECOND PLENARY SESSION: PRIVATE SECTOR’S ROLE IN VISION 2030 11:50 – 12:05 PM IBM (SMARTER CITIES) – Ahmed Simjee, executive member What makes a city? The answer, of course, is all three. A city is an interconnected system of systems. A dynamic work in progress, with progress as its watchword. A tripod that relies on strong support for and among each of its pillars, to become a smarter city for all. Smarter cities of the future will drive sustainable economic growth. 12:05 – 12:20 PM Mota – Engil COMMERCIALISING TECHNOLOGY IN AFRICA Mota - Engil is one of the largest investors in Africa. The Group have invested heavily through FDI in a diverse array of infrastructure development projects. They have invested Billions into sustainable projects and improving Africa’s future outlook.
  • 4. 12:20 – 12:35 PM Eskom RENEWABLE ENERGY AS PART OF SOUTH AFRICA’S FUTURE Sustainability at Eskom refers to providing affordable energy and related services through the integration and consideration of economic development, environmental quality and social equity into business practices in order to continually improve performance and underpin development 12:35 – 12:50 PM MTN HOW CAN AFRICAN COMPANIES DRAW FROM THE MTN MODEL? As Africa’s largest mobile telecoms company, MTN is constantly expanding and connecting African people. Brief presentation on their company focus. 12:50 – 13:05 PM Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. INDIA AS THE BRIDGE TO AFRICA Kirloskar Brothers Ltd is the flagship and holding company of the Kirloskar Group, and includes direct subsidiaries like Kirloskar Construction And Engineers Ltd, SPP Pumps (UK), Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd, Braybar pumps Ltd (South Africa) and The Kolhapur Steels Ltd. It is India's largest pump manufacturer and one of India’s largest corporations with solid foundations in South Africa. 13:05 – 13:20 PM Turkish Airlines Bridging the Gap between Africa and Turkey Turkish Airlines is the premium Turkish Airline and one of the top Airlines globally. Turkish Airlines play a vital role in connecting people and places especially between Europe and Africa. 13:30 – 14:30 PM LUNCH (Entertainment by Ladysmith Black Mambazo) Sponsored by Turkish Airlines
  • 5. THIRD PLENARY SESSION: BRICS IN AFRICA (PARTNERSHIP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION OF INDUSTRY) Presentations by Chairman of the Turkish- South Africa Business Council, Mr Tamer Taskin, Executive Director – CCTSA – Dr Lin Tu 14:30 – 14:45 PM Minister Of International Relations – Ms Nkoana – Mashabane Opening session on developing relations between BRICS nations and Africa and sustainable development for Africa as a whole. 14:45 – 15:00 PM BRICS Business Council Presentation on the global economic situation, a strong commitment to foster growth and financial stability in Africa and address the serious issue of unemployment in Africa. 15:00 – 15:15 PM Chairman of the BRICS Think Tanks Council – Prof Olive Shisana A session on BRICS nations and their role in African development. 15:15 – 15:30 PM Presentation by India – Indian Consulate General – Mr Jaiswal India have one of the fastest growing economies on the planet. This session will address India’s role in the development of Africa. 15:30 – 15:45 PM COFFEE BREAK DURING THE COFFEE BREAK WALK OVER TO THE EXHIBITION ZONE WHERE VARIOUS AVAILABLE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA WILL BE SHOWCASED.
  • 6. FOURTH PLENARY SESSION: FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA 15:45 – 16:15 PM Old Mutual CAPITAL MARKETS: ROUTE FOR FINANCING ECONOMIC GROWTH We have been listening to our customers' financial needs for over 165 years. We have made investment, savings, insurance and banking around the world work for you. Because when you achieve your goals, we achieve ours. 16:15 – 16:30 PM Development Bank of South Africa HOW CAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES TAKE CONTROL OF DEVELOPMENT? The Government of South Africa and the European Union (EU) has appointed the Development of Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) as the implementing agent for the €100 million (R1, 6bn) Infrastructure Investment Programme for South Africa (IIPSA) WORKSHOP SESSIONS Workshop 1: How banks can support growth in Africa This very important workshop will be the conference feature workshop and will be attended by some of the largest banks and private equity firms from across the Globe. Banks play a key role in supporting growth in Africa and investing into the local communities they are operational in. Interactive session. Workshop 2: Indian Private sector session India – Africa relations have traditionally been the key to unlocking business partnerships vital to Africa’s development. This session will be presentations by India’s top private sector companies on how to develop the partnership between Africa and India.
  • 7. 16:30 – 17:00 PM Vnesheconombank Russian Development bank Financing Business Growth and FDI? Vnesheconombank is a state corporation performing functions of the Bank for Development. It operates to diversify the Russian economy, boost its competitive edge and encourage the inflow of investments. 17:00 – 17:15 PM Leading Woman of Africa – President – Madelein Mkunu The LWA and 80 of Africa’s top entrepreneurs will be presenting their infrastructure projects to investors. 17:15 – 17:30 PM QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION 17:30 – 17:45 PM Nelson Mandela’s Legacy and vision for South Africa Presentation by representative of the Nelson Mandela Foundation on this late great leader’s vision for a new, peaceful and democratic South Africa. 17:45 – 18:00 PM Closing comments by the office of the South African Presidency Closing comments of the South African Investment Forum 2014 by the President’s office. South African Deputy President 18:00 – 19:00 PM TELEVISED INTERVIEW WITH KEY SAIF 2014 SPONSORS Language: English Venue: Indaba Hotel and Conferencing Centre Developing a sustainable Infrastructure and increasing Investment into Africa  Africa Rising: Building the bridge for success between Africa and FDI  Overcoming obstacles to business partnerships in Africa  Looking beyond 2020: What does the future hold for the continent? Moderator: Volatile Media, Africa Channel UK, BEN T.V
  • 8. 19:00 – 22:00 PM AWARDS CEREMONY AND GALA DINNER SCHEDULE The Icon Awards for Exceptional contribution to Environmental Sustainability and community development will be officially given at the South Africa Investment Forum evening Gala Dinner where the focus of the evening’s ceremony will be to award companies in four major sectors that have contributed to their respective communities in an exceptional way. The Award nominees have been selected during a rigorous ten month process by their industry peers and an independent judging panel. The Following sector finalists have been nominated: BANKING ENERGY OLD MUTUAL EDF NEDBANK ESKOM CONGLOMERATES TECHNOLOGY KIRLOSKAR BROTHERS IBM ARCELOR MITTAL HUAWEI MOTA-ENGIL MTN
  • 9. Key conference speakers and contributors: Turkish Airlines Indaba Hotel and Conferencing centre Minister of Tourism – Marthinus Van Schalkwyk Kellie Whitlock – Head of African Relations for Icon Media IBM – Ahmed Simjee, executive member Chairman of the Turkish- South Africa Business Council, Mr Tamer Taskin Brazilian Minister for Development & Foreign Trade - Mr Mauro Borges Lemos Executive Director – CCTSA – Dr Lin Tu Minister of International Relations – Ms Nkoana – Mashabane Chairman of the BRICS Think Tanks Council – Prof Olive Shisana PROGRAMME SCHEDULE FOR AWARD CEREMONY 19:00 INFORMAL DRINKS RECEPTION 19:30 AWARDS CEREMONY OPENING BY SAIF EVENT DIRECTOR AND EVENING SPONSOR REPRESENTATIVE. 20:00 AWARDS CEREMONY 21:00 EVENING ENTERTAINMENT 22:00 CLOSING COMMENTS BY EVENTS DIRECTOR
  • 10. Indian Consulate General – Mr Jaiswal Leading Woman of Africa – President – Madelein Mkunu Tokyo Sexwale – South Africa Minister of Human Settlement Moeen Yaseen – Icon Media Group Events Director Chief Executive Officer Chi Jianxin – China Africa Development Fund Qatar Investment Authority Executive - Kamel Maamria Executive Mayor of Johannesburg – Mr Parks Tau Premier of Gauteng Province - Nomvula Paula Mokonyane MCLI Chief Executive Officer – Barbara Mommen BRICS Business Council Chairman – Patrice Motsepe South Africa Chamber of Commerce CEO - Mr. Neren Rau Volatile Media CEO – George Stamkoski Cyril Ramaphosa – Deputy President of the ANC Outgoing Planning Minister – Trevor Manuel Masdar Abu Dhabi CEO – HE Sheikha Mahra Fosun Group China – President & Director – Mr Wang Qunbin Ladysmith Black Mambazo – South African Grammy Award Winning Group Peter Metcalfe – Chairman of the FDA Investment Fund for developing countries / Norfund – Roger Keightley Pasenger Rail Agency of South Africa – CEO, Mr. Tshepo Lucky Montana South African Deputy President – Kgalema Motlanthe Mr. J. KAMYUKA, General Manager – BEDIA Mokhethi Shelile, Head of Investment and Promotions for LNDC Kanyuka Mumba, Director of planning – Zambia Roads Development Agency 2014. ICON.ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ICON MEDIA