Agenda

Day One

8:00am – 9:00am Registration of participants
9:00am – 9:45am Opening Ceremony
Welcome Address by the Minister of Energy: Hon. John Peter Amewu
Opening Address by Senior Minister, Hon. Yaw Osafo Maafo
9:45am – 11:15am Opening Plenary
Topic: Leveraging on the opportunities in the Energy sector
PANELISTS
*  Representative from the Ministry of Energy
*  Dr A. K. Ahenkorah- Executive Secretary, Energy Commission
*  Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo- Director, Renewable & Alternative Energies, MOE
*  Ms. Rosalind Kainyah, Managing Director, KINA Advisory Ltd.
*  Mr. Kweku Awotwi, Managing Director, Tullow Oil Ghana
11:15am – 11:30am Networking Coffee/Tea Break
11:30am – 1:30pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS FOR DAY 1 – POWER

Session 1

Topic: Uninterruptible Power Supply
PANELISTS
*  Ing William E. Sam-Appiah- Chief Executive Officer, ECG
*  Mr. Jonathan Amoako-Baah- Chief Executive Officer, GridCo
*  Ing. Emmanuel Dankwa Osafo- Ag. Deputy Chief Executive (Engineering & Operations), VRA
*  Mr. Victor Onoja, Ag Managing Director, Cenit Energy
*  Mr. Kwame Jantuah, Energy Expert

Session 2

Topic: Harnessing Clean Energy for Sustainable Development – Renewable Energy Option
*  Prof. Frederick Ohene Akuffo- Product Development, AEKO Solar Enterprise
*  Prof. Benjamin Jabez Botwe Nyarko- Director-General, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
*  Dr. Rose Mensah – Kutin, West Africa Regional Director, ABANTU for Development
*  Wisdom Ahiataku- Director, Renewable & Alternative Energies, Ministry of Energy
*  Raymond Ategbi Okrofu, Country Manager, Safi Sana Group

Session 3

The issue of Electricity Cost & Affordability – Who pays and who should pay
*  Dr. Haliru Dikko- Council Member-Economist at the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA)
*  Kwame Pianim- Business economist and investment consultant
*  Mrs. Maame Dufie Ofori, Executive Secretary, PURC
*  Mrs. Kate Papafio-Quartey, Managing Director, Reroy Cables
*  Mr. William Hutton-Mensah, former MD, ECG
*  Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin, CEO MiDA

Session 4

 The future of power in West Africa – A regional market and its golden eggs
*  Mr. Gregory Germani, Managing Director, WAPCO
* Mrs. Eunice Biritwum, founder, Iribe Energy
*  Representative from the Ministry of Energy
* Mr. Benjamin Boakye, Executive Director, ACEP
* Mr. William Amuna, former MD, GRDICo
1:30pm – 3:00pm Networking Lunch
3.00pm END OF DAY ONE
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Day Two

8:00am – 9:00am Registration of participants
9:00am – 11:00am  BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1

Topic: Ghana’s Petroleum Hub Project – The Dream, opportunities and how to get there
*  Dr. K.K Sarpong, Chief Executive, GNPC
*  Mrs. Abigail Asolange Harley- Chief Executive Officer, AI Energy
*  Jacob Kwamina Amuah, Technical Director, National Petroleum Authourity
*  Ms Ivy Apea, CEO, Cirrus Oil

Session 2

Topic: The National Oil Company and International Gas Company – The Law, Opportunities & Challenges
*  Dr. Juliette Twumasi Anokye- Consultant, Local Content, Petroleum Commission
*  Ing Mrs. Harriette Amissah Arthur- Executive Partner, Arthur Energy Advisors
*  Mr. Abubakari Addy- Secretary of Ghanaian Member Committee of World Council of Energy
*  Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin- Chief Executive Officer, MiDA Ghana

Session 3

Topic: Local content development: How far have we come and what’s the way forward?
*  Jennifer Bruce-Konuah- (Local Content Business Partner, Tullow Oil Ghana
*  Mr. Clarence Nartey, Managing Director, Invest in Africa
*  Mr. Alfred Fafali Adagbedu, Chief Executive Officer, Seaweld Engineering Ltd
* Mr. Egbert Faibille, CEO, Petroleum Commission

Session 4

Topic: Downstream sector deregulation: Is the job done after price deregulation?
*  Mr. Alhassan Tampuli – Chief Executive Officer,National Petroleum Authority
*  Representative of the Ministry of Energy
*  Mr. Senyo Hosi, CEO, Ghana Chamber of Bulk oil Distributors
*  Mr. Patrick Akorli, Managing Director, Goil
11:00am – 11:15am  Networking Coffee/Tea Break
11:15am – 1:15pm CLOSING PLENARY
* Opening Remarks by Chairman: Hon. Ken Ofori Atta, Minister of Finance
* Presentation of Group Summary Reports
* Closing Remarks by Chairman
* Next Steps and Vote of Thanks: Chief Director from the Ministry of Energy
1:15pm – 3pm  Lunch
Close of Summit
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