25th September 2014 - 26th September 2014
25th September 2014 - 26th September 2014
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Africa Infrastructure & Power Forum
Where Deals are Made Between Chinese Investors & African Developers
Supported by Special Sponsors, CADFund, EnergyNet’s Africa Infrastructure & Power Forum is the 3rd annual gathering for Chinese investors and African developers to do deals and develop Africa’s infrastructure and power sector.
The latest programme is now available to download for an update on:
● Topics to be discussed at AIPF 2014 including live project showcases from African Ministers
● Confirmed speakers from China, Zambia, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Cameroon, and more
● Sponsorship & exhibiting opportunities
Taking place from 25 - 26 September in Beijing, China, the Forum is set to welcome over 220 government representatives, utilities companies, financial investors, project developers, technology providers and the advisory sector.
- Showcases from Government Ministers outlining projects seeking funding
- Presentations form the biggest Chiense investors giving an insight into their investment plans
- A review of IPPs and PPPs that investors should be looking out for over the next 5 years
- New insights into mega infrastructure projects that are underway
- An overview of the 5 biggest power investment opportunities in Africa in the next 5 years
- Key investment opportunies to look out for in Africa's renewable sector
AIPF 2013 Participants included:
● Africa Finance Corporation ● African Development Bank ● Alstom ● CAASA (Suisse) SA ● China Africa Development Fund ● China Development Bank ● China Exim Bank ● China Gezhouba Group ● China Hanergy Holding Group ● China Power International Holding Ltd ● China Rail Construction Corporation ● China State Construction ● China State Nuclear Power Technology Co.● Chint Electric ● Clyde & Co ● Copperbelt Energy Corportaion Africa ● CRCC - China-Africa Constructrion Ltd ● DAQO GROUP ● Datang China Creative Wind Energy Co., Ltd ● DEG Invest ● Diamond Bank Plc ● Electricity Control Board Namibia ● Embassy of the Republic of Malawi in China ● Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) ● Eskom ● Eversheds ● FMO ● GD Power Development ● Goldwind International Holding (HK) Ltd ● Herbert Smith Freehills LLp ● HSBC ● IFC ● Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd ● Jinko Solar ● Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) ● Kohler Power Systems ● McKinsey and Co ● Ministry of Public Enterprises, South Africa ● Mosaic Advisers ● National Treasury Department, South Africa ● Nedbank Capital ● Presidential Task Force on Power (PTFP) ● Nexans ● Odebrecht ● Proparco ● Rwandan Embassy in PRC ● Schneider Electric ● Sinohydro ● Standard Bank ● Templars ● Beijing Axis ● Tractebel Engineering ● Zuri Group Global
Zuri Group Global
“The forum has been very insightful. Moreover it gathered important players in the infrastructure and energy sector in one place”
Embassy of Malawi
Kenya Electricity Generation Company
EnergyNet - Who we are
This event is produced by EnergyNet, the official organisers of the Africa Energy Forum. The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the international marketplace where governments and power utilities of Africa unite with the energy industry to focus on delivering power infrastructure projects in Africa. All the players in the industry are in the same place at the same time. The annual conference is held in a different European city every year, to ensure that the international investors are able to attend in order to meet with Africa's key decision-makers.
Over 1200 delegates attended AEF in Turkey this year from 18-20th June. The 17th Africa Energy Forum (AEF) will take place from 9-11 June 2015 in Dubai. For more information, visit the website or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in speaking opportunities for 2014 please contact Shiddika Mohamed on:
T: +44 (0)20 7384 7914
Chief Executive Officer & President
China-Africa Development Fund
Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development
Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals
United Republic of Tanzania
Ministry of Energy Government of Kenya
Deputy Minister of Mines & Energy
Honourable Willem Isaacks was born on the 31st July 1969 at Tses village in Berseba Constituency in Karas Region. He started his primary school at Gainachas in 1976, and proceeded to Berseba for the Junior Secondary School; and J A Nel Senior Secondary School where he completed standard 10 in 1988. He was one of the students who supported NANSO during apartheid. He supported SWAPO party to rise against Bantu and Afrikaans being taught at school, and as a result he was expelled from the school with other pupils. However, the expulsion did not stop him from furtherance of his political career for the benefit of the Namibia liberation struggle.
China Electricity Council
China Exim Bank
Africa50 Infrastructure Fund
Copperbelt Energy Corporation
Electric Power Bureau of Public Enterprises, Nigeria
Director of Research & Advisory
Sebastian has covered the wind industry in China since 2004, and has built up a successful research and advisory practice focused on the alternative energy space. Sebastian came to China from London, where he specialized in due diligence supporting project finance and M&A transactions related to alternative energy. He also worked in the transition economies of Europe through the 90’s heading the Warsaw equity research team and covering industrial manufacturers and privatization programs for Creditanstalt Investmentbank - the leading western investment bank focused on the region at the time. Sebastian’s career spans debt and equity financing, project finance, equity research and valuation, mergers & acquisitions, and management consulting within the context of alternative energy and transition economies.
Founder and Group Managing Director
The Beijing Axis
Kobus is the Founder and Group Managing Director of The Beijing Axis (www.thebeijingaxis.com), a China-focused international advisory and procurement firm operating in four principal areas: Commodities, Capital, Procurement and Strategy. Clients include global multinationals with a ‘China/Asia agenda’; and Chinese/Asian multinational firms with a ‘go-global agenda’.
Kobus has been working in Asia for over 18 years and is based in Beijing. Before founding The Beijing Axis, he was Head of Investment Strategy and Global Market Research for Asia Pacific for Standard Chartered Bank Plc and, prior to that, he was a Senior Strategy Consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Asia. In his early career, he was an Emerging Market Investment Strategist in London; a Treasury Economist with Standard Merchant Bank in Johannesburg; and an Economist with the South African Reserve Bank in Pretoria.
He holds an MBA from INSEAD in France, a Master of Business from Curtin in Australia and BCom Honours degrees in Finance/Investments and Economics, respectively from UJ and Unisa in South Africa.
He is regarded as a thought leader in China cross-border business, has published extensively and has been invited to present as the keynote speaker and to lead discussions in over 20 countries.
Chief Marketing Officer
China-Africa Development Fund
Metallurgical Industry Planning Institute
Dr.Hao SUN, Senior Consultant at MPI, Metallurgical Industry Planning Institute, is concurrently severed as specialist(s) of CDB-China Development Bank, CIODPA-China Industry Overseas Development & Planning Association, CIECCPA-China Industry Energy Conservation & Cleaner Production Association, MII- Department Information under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information. Dr. SUN got his B.Sc. from Huazhong (Central China) University of Science & Technology in 1984, later he got his M.Sc. and PhD respectively from Research Institute affiliated to China’s Ministry of Metallurgical Industry and University of Science & Technology, Beijing. He used to travel extensively for projects with trips hitting five continents. Besides his native language Chinese, He can speak professional English, some Japanese and Italian.
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MPI (Metallurgical Industry Planning Institute) is a Chinese central government financial supported organization for steel industry and related mines development worldwide.
Cabinet of the Minister of Water Resources & Energy, Government of Cameroon
Chief Strategy Officer and Head - Emerging Markets
Lucy Hornby is China Correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Beijing. She previously covered China for Reuters from Shanghai and Beijing, reporting from all but two of China’s provinces and regions. Prior to that, she reported for Energy Intelligence from New York and Dow Jones Newswires from Singapore.
Hornby grew up in New Jersey and graduated from Princeton University. She first moved to China in 1995, when she taught for Princeton in Asia in Wuhan and discovered the joys of the Yangtze Valley winter. She is fluent in Mandarin and French.
Presidential Task Force on Power
Engr. Reynolds Bekinbo Dagogo-Jack is the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Power (PTFP) and member of the Presidential Action Committee on Power. Prior to joining the PTFP, he served twice as Commissioner for Works and Transport in Rivers State, was Sole Administrator of the Rivers State Transport Corporation (RTC) and has had an extensive career in the downstream petroleum sector in Nigeria. He is an accomplished chartered civil engineer with competence in a wide variety of disciplines garnered over thirty years of public and private sector experience.
The Africa Infrastructure & Power Forum will bring together key stakeholders from Africa to Asia to discuss opportunities for investment in Energy, Transport and Infrastructure Project
Why should you attend if you are from China?
- Meet with and sell your services to African developers who are actively seeking Chinese partnerships
Meet with Government Ministers to discuss future projects and the latest policies supporting Chinese investment in to Africa.
Showcase bankable projects in the pipeline across Africa
- Examine which sectors and countries are likely to provide the most fruitful returns and why
Why should you attend if you are from the rest of the World?
- Meet Chinese officials who will talk about their investment policy into Africa
Some of the biggest Chinese investors discuss unveiling their investment strategies and plans for the coming
Presentations from power technology providers in China who are actively seeking investment opportunities
- 唯一在亚洲举办的该种类别国际会议， 用以寻求亚洲对非洲境外投资机会。
Nedbank Capital is the investment banking arm of Nedbank Group, one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. Our full spectrum investment banking offering stretches from debt advisory and long-term project financing to equity trading and research. Nedbank Capital is based at the Group’s head office in Johannesburg, South Africa with large operational centres in Durban and Cape Town, as well as offices in London, Toronto, Namibia and Angola.
Our dedicated energy team has successfully concluded limited recourse finance deals within the electricity, oil & gas and biofuels sectors, both internationally and within Africa. The team’s mandate follows a full sector approach and includes financing to parastatals and corporates within the energy sector.
IIPELP exist to strategically evaluate energy law and public policy options in Nigeria and Africa.
It proffers solutions to the current gaps that exist in knowledge, institutional development, governance, legal and regulatory framework for the energy industry in Nigeria and Africa. It has faculties with expertise in Energy Economics, Energy Policy Development, Regulatory assessment and implementation as well legal/legislative intervention.
It also focuses on the impact assessment of Legislation and Policies governing the Energy value chain : Power, Oil,Gas and Renewables.
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in utilities and infrastructure, industries and machines manufacturers, non-residential building, data centres and networks and in residential.
Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the group's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organisations make the most of their energy.
Schneider Electric is fully committed to meeting the sustainable development demands of the 21st century, with less consumption, more effective production, improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment remaining central concerns for the company.
Another major challenge for the group is to facilitate access to electricity in emerging countries by providing appropriate products and solutions, as well as training in its professions.
To sponsor next year's Forum, please contact:
For Africa, Middle East, Asia and ROW
Director for Development
International +44 (0)7500 702 171
Nigeria +234 816 686 0008
For Europe and the USA
+44 (0)20 7384 8071
Africa Confidential (http://www.africa-confidential.com/africa-infrastructure-power) helps companies and their consultants assess, manage and mitigate business risk across a range of business sectors in Africa. Clients use our intel to understand the real significance for their businesses of the latest political, economic and security developments across the continent.
Our proprietary reporting and analysis is used in the following areas of risk management:
- political and reputational risk assessment
- corporate due diligence
- ethical and regulatory compliance (e.g. FCPA/UKBA, OFAC, Dodd-Frank and EITI)
To evaluate our service for yourself, sign up for your FREE TRIAL here: http://www.africa-confidential.com/africa-infrastructure-power
Africa Energy Intelligence's reports on concessions, contracts, corporate strategy and political lobbying campaigns are always fresh and can be acted upon immediately.
Established in 1983, Africa Energy Intelligence is the trade publication of reference for the politics behind energy: oil, gas, and electricity in Africa. The newsletter is published every other Tuesday for a total of 23 issues per year.
The Beijing Axis (www.thebeijingaxis.com) is an international advisory and procurement firm. Combining extensive experience and comprehensive capabilities, we collaborate with clients across their value chain via our strategy and management consulting; capital advisory; commodity trading; and procurement and supply chain managed services in order to raise their performance and profitability. With more than 11 years of delivering international advisory and procurement solutions, we have offices in Beijing, Singapore, Perth and Johannesburg, with Mumbai and Latin America currently being rolled out.
Africa investor (Ai) is an Investment Banking oriented Advisory Firm, which also supplies a broad range of investment data, research, broadcast and published content to a growing number of international investors with interests in Africa.
Africa investor Group provides transaction advisory services, strategic research, investment indices and investment communication services, to support its clients investment programmes in Africa. Through its sister organization, Africa Investor Capital (Ai Capital), acts as a principal investor in strategic assets on the continent.
Operating at the intersect of business, government, international organizations and the media, Africa investor group has a growing network of clients across Africa serviced from regional hub offices in Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg, affiliate offices across the continent and a coordinating office in London. The group offers clients consistent quality of service across each of these territories and additional representation in Cairo, Brussels and Washington.
Africa Business is an online news portal featuring interviews, world news & national news, and events relevant to the African business community.
Established in 1996, ESI Africa has become the leading provider of information relating to the African electricity and energy industry, delivering news to the continent and beyond. Published quarterly in March, June, September and December, ESI Africa is distributed to over 5000 decision makers within the African power industry, providing information and updates on innovations and product developments.
Editorial content includes generation, transmission and distribution issues, while also exploring the role of alternative energy sources in providing a comprehensive and sustainable energy mix. In addition to the provision and distribution of energy to end-users, the editorial provides information on various aspects of the energy usage, such as demand side management (DSM), energy efficiency and policy issues that will affect the continent. Regional focuses and profiles on countries, utilities and big industry provide an overall view of the use of power on the African continent and serve to encourage information sharing amongst utilities and countries.For more information visit their website.
The monthly Global Gas Analytics (http://www.interfaxenergy.com/analytics/) provides detailed analysis and insight into the key factors driving gas markets and prices. Every month a detailed, data-oriented analysis of price and fundamental supply-demand trends is published for four regions: Asia Pacific; Europe and Russia; the Middle East and Africa; and the Americas. Through detailed tables and graphics, and concise, data-led analytical commentary, Global Gas Analytics provides regular insight into the key factors shaping gas prices in each of these regions. Forecasts of gas prices are provided out to two years ahead.
Natural Gas Daily (http://www.interfaxenergy.com/gasdaily/) and www.interfaxenergy.com provide news and analysis on the global gas industry, including political, regulatory, and economic issues. The editorial team delivers exclusive content on gas developments in Europe, Russia and the Caspian, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Asia Pacific.
The Natural Gas Daily editorial team are experienced energy journalists and regional experts with an exclusive focus on the gas industry. Natural Gas Daily publishes unique features that you won’t find in other gas publications. We cover news stories with a fresh perspective, placing events in context and providing a range of opinions from key decision makers in the industry, as well as bringing you in-depth analysis on the most important issues affecting both regional and global markets.
For more information please visit the website:www.solarpvsources.cn/
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|International Price||Until 08/08/14||Until 05/09/14||Until 26/09/14|
|2 Day Conference||£1,050||1,400||£1,750|
Energynet offers significant discounts on team bookings for companies outside of China. Team bookings must be from the same company registering at the same time and the discount is applied to the full delegate rate of £1750. More on discounts...
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2 person booking: 5% discount
3 person booking: 10% discount
4 person booking: 15% discount
5 or more person booking: 20% discount
If you would like to attend as a member of press or are interested in a media partnership please contact:
Senior Marketing Manager
+44 (0) 20 7384 8018
To explore opportunities where we may be able to support your business development, please contact:
For Africa, Middle East, Asia and ROW
Director for Development
International +44 (0)7500 702 171
Nigeria +234 816 686 0008
For Europe and the USA
+44 (0)20 7384 8071
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Africa Infrastructure & Power Forum - Tour
The Tour to the Forbidden Palace will take place before the conference on Wednesday 30th October in the afternoon (expected pick up time 13:00 from the Ritz Carlton).
Price is £50 per person: Click here to register
You will be picked up at your hotel and driven to the city center to briefly visit [Tian'anmen Square], one of the largest city squares in the world. It is located on the central axis of old Beijing and a famous monument in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China. In the center of Tian'anmen Square stands the Monument to the People's Heroes. Then we go to the [Forbidden City]--Imperial palaces for the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Now called the Palace Museum, the city contains 800 ceremonial buildings, 9,999 rooms, and a courtyard that can hold 100,000 people. Later the rest of the day is on your own to explore more about this city.
Tour ends after returning to your hotel.
EnergyNet is a small yet passionate team of professionals who organise a global portfolio of investment meetings, conferences and energy forums focused specifically on the power and industrial sectors across Africa. We are committed to delivering exceptional value by working closely with the key stakeholders at the heart of Africa’s power and infrastructure development. These relationships allow us to deliver relevant and thought-provoking programmes, senior-level speakers and first-rate networking opportunities with the individuals that will influence your business’ development in Africa.
Proven to engage the decision makers and technical directors behind Africa's most exciting economies, Energynet places economic development at the heart of industrial solutions, helping to generate a more stable and viable investment option for your organisation in Africa. We challenge the way your business does business in Africa; the information we provide isn't available on the internet and isn't out of a dusty old textbook.
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Knowledge, passion, detailed research and commercial thinking drive our daily activities so that our content is always ahead of the curve and our speakers are relevant and at the cutting edge of sector developments. We need to be proud of what we deliver.
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How can Energynet support your P&L and help limit your risk:
Energynet works with governments, energy and infrastructure ministry’s and national utilities across Africa. We work with our partners to understand their strategic needs and bring together solution providers to support those goals.
We focus on core industry providers including private power developers, investment banks and DFIs, Lawyers, credible consultants, EPCs and immediate power providers to support contract delivery and project success.
It’s not so much about the ‘global’ economies as the ‘local’ economies:
We understand what it takes to work in challenging environment to generate, transmit and distribute power, and how easily millions of dollars are wasted because of changing politics, out of date industry data or simply cultural nuances. We will support your business development by connecting you with stakeholders that provide you direction and technical insight and will work directly with you to answer the most pressing questions challenging your business.
By attending one of theEnergynet Forum's or Powering Africa: Series, you'll only meet people relevant to major power and industrial projects, including; national and local government, industrial cluster and free trade zones, major power users such mining, ports and international shipping companies as well as the legal, finance and technical solution providers behind many of Africa's power projects.
Energynet has proved over the last 15yrs that by remaining focused, you can build a network that can find solutions in the most challenging of environments - “It’s all about what you know and who you know!”
AIPF Post Summit Report
Why Sponsor AIPF? 为什么赞助非洲基础设施&能源论坛？
The Africa Infrastructure & Power Forum 2014 offers sponsors a unique environment in which to develop new business and increase brand visibility amongst the key stakeholders in both Africa’s and Asia’s power and infrastructure sectors. The Forum will serve as an effective trading post between Asian investors and African Energy Ministers & Utility companies so your company will have an opportunity to deliver key messages regarding your products and services to two sets of potential clients. In short, we aim to deliver real value.
We know that sponsors want to secure a return on their investment, and we have an effective structure in place to ensure they meet with the right people, speak in the relevant sessions, and place their logo in the most prominent positions to build vital brand equity.
EnergyNet works closely with all of our sponsors and importantly recognises that “off the shelf” packages do not always meet the objectives of the client. Our sponsorship team is happy to construct a tailored package which reflects the specific aims of the client and which matches their budget and resources.
For further information or to discuss your requirements please contact: