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Africa and Southeast Asia Business Forum 2011

  1. 1. APRIL 2011 AFRICA & SOUTHEAST ASIA BUSINESS FORUM 2011 “BRINGING AFRICA TO SOUTHEAST ASIA”   19 & 20 April 2011  Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia FINAL PROGRAMME DAY 1: TUESDAY: 19 APRIL 2011 8:00 am – 9:00 am Arrival and Registration of Delegates Venue: Foyer, Diamond Ballroom 9:00 am - 9:10 am REMARKS: (9:00 am - 9:03 am)  WELCOME REMARKS Dato’ Dr Michael Yeoh CEO & Director, Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) (9:03 am - 9:10 am)  INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Mr Paulo Gomes Founder & Managing Partner, Constelor Investment Holdings, Senegal 9:10 am - 9:45 am SPECIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS & OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo President, Republic of the Equatorial Guinea & Chairperson, African Union 9:45 am Presentation of VIP Memento / Mementos / Group Photography 9:50 am - 10:30 am End of the Official Opening Ceremony / Morning Coffee & Tea / Contact Break 10:30 am - 11:30 am PLENARY SESSION 1: AFRICA & SOUTHEAST ASIA: A NEW BUSINESS VENTURE FOR A NEW PARTNERSHIP - Is Africa the final business frontier? - Mapping the business opportunities - What is your African strategy? - Why is Southeast Asia a prime partner for Africa? 1
  2. 2. APRIL 2011 DAY 1: TUESDAY: 19 APRIL 2011 Panellists:  The Hon. Alexandre Barro Chambrier Minister of Mining & Oil, Gabon  The Hon. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua Minister of Energy & Hydraulic, Congo  Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas Secretary-General, The African, Caribbean & Pacific Group of States  Datuk Dr Nicholas S. Zefferys President, AMCHAM Malaysia  Mr Jean-Louis Ekra President, Afrexim Bank  Mr Albert Zeufack Khazanah Nasional Berhad  Mr Albert Essien Group Executive Director, Ecobank Group 11:30 am - 12:45 pm PLENARY SESSION 2: DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA & SOUTHEAST ASIA - Identifying and mitigating risk - Accessing the right market and finding the best partner - Best practices, technology, innovation and planning - Education, skill development and capacity building, what partnership? Panellists:  Mr Cheikh Ibrahima Diong Ambassador / Director-General , International Cooperation Department, Senegal  Mr Jean-Louis Billon President, Chamber of Commerce of Ivory Coast  Mr Seelan Singham Managing Partner, McKinsey Malaysia  Mr Roland Amoussou Asia-Africa Foundation & President, Asian Institute of Technology  Dato’ Syed Amin AlJeffri President, KL Malay Chamber of Commerce  Mr Lassine Diawara President, Chamber of Commerce of Burkina Faso  Ms Ng Su Fun General Manager, Malaysia South-South Corporation Berhad (MASSCORP), Malaysia  Dato’ J. Jegathesan CEO, JJ International Consultants Sdn. Bhd. 2
  3. 3. APRIL 2011 DAY 1: TUESDAY: 19 APRIL 2011 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Buffet Luncheon & Contact Break 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm PARALLEL THEMATIC SESSIONS: WORKSHOP 1: WORKSHOP 2: WORKSHOP 3: BANKING & FINANCE ENERGY, OIL & GAS CONSUMER MARKETS (Venue: Jade Room) (Venue: Opal Room) (Venue: Pearl Room) Panellists: Panellists:  Mr Paul-Harry Aithnard  Mr Albert Essien  The Hon. Alexandre Barro Director of Research, Ecobank Group Executive Director, Ecobank Chambrier Partnership Group Minister of Mining & Oil, Gabon  Mr Roland Amoussou  Mr Nicholas C. Ashby  The Hon. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua Asia-Africa Foundation & President, CEO & Founder, Celadon Capital (M) Minister of Energy & Hydraulic, Congo Asian Institute of Technology Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia  Mr Pascal Agboyibor  Mr Shahridan Faiez  Mr Christian Adovelande Managing Partner, Orrick Law Firm The World Bank President, West African Development  Mr Hamed Sow  Mr Stephane Eholie Bank President, AMIC Investment CEO, SIMAT Logistics  Mr Vincent Le Guennou  PETRONAS  Mr John Lim President, Emerging Capital  Mr Bocar Tall Thierno Sales Director for Asia, Safmarine Partnership Head of Project, African Biofuels & Container Lines  Mr Serge Ekue Renewable Energy Fund (ABREF)  Mr Ashok Gupta Natixis Executive Director, Getax Ocean Trades  Representative Pte. Ltd Maybank 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Afternoon Coffee & Tea / Business Networking & Contact Break 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm One-on-One / B2B Meetings (Venue: Parkview 4 & 5, 2nd Floor) 6:30 pm End of Day 1 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm WELCOME DINNER Venue: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur 3
  4. 4. APRIL 2011 DAY 2: WEDNESDAY: 20 APRIL 2011 8:00 am - 9:00 am Arrival & Registration of Delegates Venue: Foyer, Diamond Ballroom 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PARALLEL THEMATIC SESSIONS: WORKSHOP 1: WORKSHOP 2: WORKSHOP 3: AGRI-BUSINESS INFRASTRUCTURE PROPERTY, REAL-ESTATE & HOUSING (Venue: Jade Room) (Venue: Opal Room) (Venue: Pearl Room) Panellists: Panellists:  Mr Alassane BA  Mr Jean-Louis Billon  Mr Lassine Diawara President, Shelter Afrique President, SIFCA Vice President, Chamber of  Representative  Mr Idelphonse Affogbolo Commerce, Burkina Faso REHDA President, African Capital  Mr Etienne Bafai  Mr Kdahim Kebe  Mr Claude Monthe CEO, BTCI Bank CEO, Focus SA President, Socapalm  Mr Madani Tall  Mr Cyril Nkontchou Economic Adviser to the President of President, Liquid Africa Mali  Mr Ranveer S. Chaunan  Mr Albert Zeufack Managing Director, OLAM Khazanah Nasional Berhad  Mr Bashir Ifo Vice President, EBID  Mr Victor Ndiaye President, Performance Management Consulting PMC 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm Buffet Luncheon & Contact Break 4
  5. 5. APRIL 2011 DAY 2: WEDNESDAY: 20 APRIL 2011 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PARALLEL THEMATIC SESSIONS: CENTRAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES COUNTRIES FOCUS ECONOMIC ORGANISATION ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION Congo Gabon Business & investment opportunities Business & investment opportunities Togo within within Regional economic projects in Regional economic projects in infrastructure, transportation, infrastructure, transportation, energy and education energy and education 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm One-on-One / B2B Meetings (Venue: Parkview 4 & 5, 2nd Floor) 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PLENARY CLOSING SESSION 5:00 pm End of the forum / Afternoon Coffee & Tea Notes:  The Organiser reserves the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the forum and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances  The Organiser accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written material distributed by any speakers or panellists at the forum. In addition, the organiser is not responsible for any copying, republication or redistributions of such statements  Copyright © A&G Group 2011 ® All Rights Reserved  Tentative Programme as of 4/15/2011 3:03 AM 5

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