Président de la Commission de l’Union Africaine (depuis le 1er. février 2008)
25 - 26 November 2009 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa
Africa is on the move... Are you ?
The focus is on transport networks, infrastructure development, regional integration and trade & investment
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES :
To review transport networks and to build on them
To review Private Public Partnerships in transport networks
To be a platform to promote the development corridors
To promote, make aware and drive forward the green agenda in all African countries
To promote the cross-border transport arteries – road, rail, air and ports
To identify the vital role of infrastructure, communication and power in the areas of transport networks
To advance the development of national action plans
To identify ways of mobilising resources to rapidly improve transportation infrastructure
AREAS OF DISCUSSION :
Transport and trade, infrastructure and communication opportunities offered by the North-South corridor and the East-West links
Who is investing in Africa and Why ?
Communications in Africa : ICT’s role in effective transport networks
Greening supply chains and logistics
Logistics : cost savings and improved efficiencies
Private sector’s role – public private partnerships – moving Africa forward
Road, rail and border infrastructure, construction and maintenance
Air transport and the Yamoussoukro decision on African civil aviation
Setting up a supply chain, we know the problems, let’s talk about the solutions
PROPOSED FOCUSED PARALLELL SESSIONS :
The broad sweep of the plenary presentations will be followed by professionally facilitated smaller groups — parallel sessions — offering different approaches to specific sectors of the Summit, adding detail to the Summit and broadening the outcomes.
SESSION ONE :
This session will cover in detail the basic areas of transport – Road, Rail, Ports & Harbours and Air. Experts will speak on infrastructure, finance, safety and intelligence systems. Case studies will be discussed and new opportunities for trade, investment and future development will be identified
SESSION TWO :
This session will cover in detail areas affected by and influenced by transport networks – Logistics, Supply Chain, Energy, ICT,Telecommunications and Spatial Development Initiative (SDI’S). Experts will speak on infrastructure, finance and the green agenda. Case studies will be discussed and new opportunities for trade, investment and future development will be identified.
WHO WILL BE THERE ?
The Summit agenda is designed to provide a wide range of topics for delegates, newcomers or seasoned experts.
Join in as the Summit brings together government leaders, experts, key individuals, stakeholders, regulators, consultants, key decision-makers from the private and public sector, suppliers, contractors, manufacturers, service providers, financial houses, Import/ exporters, investment banks or partners, finance and insurance brokers, warehousing, safety and security, distribution, construction companies, operations managers, FMCG’s, stock management, transport companies, logistics companies, supply chain managers, service providers, telecommunications companies, ICT companies, power and alternative energy providers/ companies. Source : NEPAD News