Africa Down Under Additional Functions
Wednesday, 29 August 2012
Australia-Africa Business Council Breakfast
Origins Restaurant, Pan Pacific Perth - 6.45am
The Australia-Africa Business Council of Western Australia aims to unite business communities on both continents. Each year the business council organises a series of events and networking opportunities for existing and new members including their annual breakfast at the Africa Down Under Conference.
Ms Ann Harrap, High Commissioner to South Africa
Mr John Madew, Senior Trade Commissioner - Sub Saharan Africa, Austrade
Origins Restaurant, Pan Pacific Perth – 12.30pm
Further details to released shortly.
Sen5es Restaurant, Novotel Perth Langley – 12.30pm
AFRICA UPDATE - RISK, REWARD & REGULATORY FACTORS
Join hosts DLA Piper for lunch at Sen5es Restaurant and hear senior African project advisors and North Asian finance specialists discuss opportunities for project development in Africa and finance from North Asia
Presenters: Serge Nawej (DRC/Brussels); Thomas Sipemba, (Tanzania); John Shi (Beijing), Rob Caldwell (Hong Kong)
Private Presentation – ‘The socio-political events in Mali since 22 March 2012 and implications for the sub-region’
Meetings On 5, Pan Pacific Perth – 2.45pm – 3.45pm
Ambassador Mahamane El Hadji Bania Toure will give a private presentation (in English) to interested conference delegates from both government and industry. The presentation is sponsored by Downing Teal and due to limited spaces the event will be invite only. Delegates may register their interest with Gildas Guelennoc, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DLA Piper Presentation
Meetings on 5, Pan Pacific Perth - 4.00pm-5.00pm
STRUCTURING THE DEAL & DELIVERING PROJECT INFRASTRUCTURE
DLA Piper project delivery advisors with African experience take you through a hypothetical scenario covering early stage projects, access to rail and port, finance, sell downs and offtake.
Wednesday 29 August 4:00pm Meetings on 5, (Pan Pacific)
Presenters: David Nancarrow (Australia); Bruce Linke (South Africa/Australia); Robert Edel (Australia)
Exhibition Area, Pan Pacific Hotel – Approx. 5.30pm
Drinks will be offered in the exhibition area to conclude the first day of the conference and is sponsored by Aurecon. Complimentary for all delegates and no registration is necessary
WA Museum – 7.00pm
The Ministerial Dinner is the highlight of the Africa Down Under Conference with all Ministers, Conference Presenters and key Government officials in attendance. Hon. Martin Ferguson AM MP will present the key note address for the night. Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Coffey and Deloitte this is an invite only event.