South Af rica 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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