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Day Two

28 February 2018

08:00  -  09:30

Welcome Coffee & Breakfast Briefing with the Iraqi Delegation & Guests: Enhancing International Investment in Iraq’s Energy Sector


Speakers

MP Talal Al Zobaie - Chairman of the Integrity Committee - Federal Parliament of Iraq MP Talal Al ZobaieChairman of the Integrity CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq
Mohammed Taher Al-Tamimi - First Deputy Governor of Basra  - Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of IraqMohammed Taher Al-TamimiFirst Deputy Governor of Basra Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq
Alessandro Bacci - Independent Energy Consultant - London, UKAlessandro BacciIndependent Energy ConsultantLondon, UK

09:30

Chair’s Opening Remarks


Speakers

Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey - Former Senior American Diplomat  - Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the BalkansAmbassador James Franklin JeffreyFormer Senior American Diplomat Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the Balkans

09:30  -  11:00

Session 5 – Iraq’s Gas: Strengthening the Energy-Intensive Industries to Diversify the Economy


Speakers

Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey - Former Senior American Diplomat  - Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the BalkansAmbassador James Franklin JeffreyFormer Senior American Diplomat Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the Balkans
H.E. Kameran Ali Hasan - Deputy Minister of Environment - Ministry of Environment, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Kameran Ali HasanDeputy Minister of EnvironmentMinistry of Environment, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Warid Hammood - Director General of DhiQar Oil Company - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqAli Warid HammoodDirector General of DhiQar Oil CompanyMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Mohammed Taher Al-Tamimi - First Deputy Governor of Basra  - Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of IraqMohammed Taher Al-TamimiFirst Deputy Governor of Basra Governorate of Basra, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali Shadad Al Fares - Head of the Energy Committee - Basra Council, Federal Government of IraqAli Shadad Al FaresHead of the Energy CommitteeBasra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Ali H. Khudhier Al-Saady - Former Director General - South Gas Company, Basrah, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of IraqAli H. Khudhier Al-SaadyFormer Director GeneralSouth Gas Company, Basrah, Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Mark Wharton - Iraq Development & Joint Venture Manager - ShellDr Mark WhartonIraq Development & Joint Venture ManagerShell
Martin Sinkuler - Head of Oil & Gas Middle East & Asia-Pacific - SiemensMartin SinkulerHead of Oil & Gas Middle East & Asia-PacificSiemens
Thomas Dimitroff - Partner - Infrastructure Development Partnership LLPThomas DimitroffPartnerInfrastructure Development Partnership LLPSenior AdviserRoland Berger

  • Capitalizing on Iraq’s domestic natural gas supplies by increasingly building capacity
  • Highlighting the importance of Gas-fired power stations providing the most flexible source of power
  • The role of natural gas recognized as a reliable, environmental friendly and affordable fuel
  • How natural gas is essential to bridge the divide and help bring a better life for the Iraqi people?
  • Maximizing value from Iraq’s current projects
  • Developing advanced technologies to extract value from refinery streams to produce petrochemicals
  • Reviewing the development of Iraq’s gas infrastructure
  • Spotlight on; Nebras plant in Basra and the other plants in Iraq

Questions & Answers

11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break


11:30  -  13:00

Session 6 – CFO’s Panel: Project Finance: Exploring Private Funding Sources in the Light of Iraq’s Reconstruction Donors Countries Conference


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador Ramon Blecua - Ambassador / Head of Delegation - Delegation of the European Union to IraqChairman: Ambassador Ramon BlecuaAmbassador / Head of DelegationDelegation of the European Union to Iraq
H.E. Dara Reshid - Deputy Minister - Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Dara ReshidDeputy MinisterMinistry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqVice PresidentREFAATO
Dr Ahmed Ali Attiga - Chief Executive Officer - Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation, APICORPDr Ahmed Ali AttigaChief Executive OfficerArab Petroleum Investment Corporation, APICORP
Werner Schmidt - Managing Director, Head of Structured Trade & Export Finance - Deutsche Bank AGWerner SchmidtManaging Director, Head of Structured Trade & Export FinanceDeutsche Bank AG
Ahmed el-Gaili - Partner - Vinson & Elkins LLPAhmed el-GailiPartnerVinson & Elkins LLP
Raed Hanna - Managing Director - MFL Finance LimitedRaed HannaManaging DirectorMFL Finance Limited
Ahmed Tabaqchali - CIO - AFC Iraq FundAhmed TabaqchaliCIOAFC Iraq Fund

  • Outlining the Reconstruction of Iraq Donors Countries Conference goals hosted by Kuwait
  • Iraq’s mega projects and crucial projects, who will be leading the reconstruction of Iraq?
  • What are Iraq’s key priorities?
  • Which factors do investors factor in order to take their investment decisions and how the international community looking to fund the Iraq projects?
  • World’s biggest reconstruction trading houses, resource companies and commodity executives, where does Iraq’s energy sector lie on the map of industry traders and financiers?

Questions & Answers

13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


14:30  -  15:45

Session 7 – Iraq’s Power Sector


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey - Former Senior American Diplomat  - Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the BalkansChairman: Ambassador James Franklin JeffreyFormer Senior American Diplomat Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the Balkans
Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi - Director General of the Training & Development Office - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of IraqNafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-HmidawiDirector General of the Training & Development OfficeMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Mohammed Hashim Jaafar Al-Araji - Director General of Electricity Distribution - Ministry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq Mohammed Hashim Jaafar Al-ArajiDirector General of Electricity DistributionMinistry of Electricity, Federal Government of Iraq
Hama-Ameen Hasan Hawramany -  Adviser to the Minister - Ministry of Electricity, Kurdistan Regional Government, IraqHama-Ameen Hasan Hawramany Adviser to the MinisterMinistry of Electricity, Kurdistan Regional Government, Iraq
Stefan Haid - Partner, Civil Economics, Energy & Infrastructure - Roland BergerStefan HaidPartner, Civil Economics, Energy & InfrastructureRoland Berger

  • Reviewing Iraq’s Government plans to create a framework to harness the role of new technologies to deliver more power at a lower cost
  • Accelerating and improving the regulatory framework to enhance providing new capacity to balance the Grid
  • Upgrading Iraq’s power infrastructure
  • What are the advances in storage technologies?
  • Creating new opportunities for new businesses and business models
  • Working with international companies to build Iraq’s power generation capacity
  • Reviewing the role of renewables in Iraq
  • What are the plans for expanding gas to power generation?

Questions & Answers

15:45  -  16:15

Networking Coffee Break


16:15  -  17:15

Session 8 – Panel Discussion: Reconstructing Iraq’s Energy Infrastructure: Securing Iraq’s Main Facilities


Speakers

Chairman: Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey - Former Senior American Diplomat  - Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the BalkansChairman: Ambassador James Franklin JeffreyFormer Senior American Diplomat Middle East, Turkey, Germany & the Balkans
Dr Khalid Al-Yaqoobi - Adviser - Iraq Presidency, Iraq National Security Advisory, Federal Government of IraqDr Khalid Al-YaqoobiAdviserIraq Presidency, Iraq National Security Advisory, Federal Government of Iraq
Dr Michael Knights - Head, Iraq/KRG Programme - Washington Institute for Near East PolicyDr Michael KnightsHead, Iraq/KRG ProgrammeWashington Institute for Near East Policy
Andy Edwards - Vice President - GardaWorldAndy EdwardsVice PresidentGardaWorld
Aamer Al Moswi - Chief of Experts Iraq National Security Advisory - Federal Government of IraqAamer Al MoswiChief of Experts Iraq National Security AdvisoryFederal Government of Iraq

  • Iraq’s critical networks: Communications, banks, the electric grid, oil-and-gas systems and railways
  • Strengthening the resilience of Iraq’s critical infrastructure and maintaining the main facilities
  • Building a better understanding of cyber in cross-sector
  • Assessing Iraq’s security companies challenges

Questions & Answers

17:15  -  17:30

Concluding Remarks


Speakers

Chairman: Dr Michael Knights - Head, Iraq / Kurdistan Programme  - Washington Institute for Near East PolicyChairman: Dr Michael KnightsHead, Iraq / Kurdistan Programme Washington Institute for Near East Policy
H.E. Kadhim Mohammed Jawad Hassan - Prime Minister’s Senior Economic Adviser for Oil, Gas & Infrastructure  - Federal Government of Iraq H.E. Kadhim Mohammed Jawad HassanPrime Minister’s Senior Economic Adviser for Oil, Gas & Infrastructure Federal Government of Iraq
Abdulmahdy Hameed Hussain Al Ameedi - Director General of the Upstream Oil Contracts & Licensing Rounds - Ministry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq Abdulmahdy Hameed Hussain Al AmeediDirector General of the Upstream Oil Contracts & Licensing RoundsMinistry of Oil, Federal Government of Iraq

17:00

End of Conference


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