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 Ali Muraij - Chairman of the Oil & Gas Committee - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Ali MuraijChairman of the Oil & Gas CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq
MP Talal Al Zobaie - Chairman of the Integrity Committee - Federal Parliament of Iraq MP Talal Al ZobaieChairman of the Integrity CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq
MP Ahmed Saleem Abdulrahman Al-Ahmedi - Chairman of the Investment & Economic Committee - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Ahmed Saleem Abdulrahman Al-AhmediChairman of the Investment & Economic CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq
MP Jamal Abdulzahra Khwailid - Member of the Oil & Gas Committee - Federal Government of IraqMP Jamal Abdulzahra KhwailidMember of the Oil & Gas CommitteeFederal Government of Iraq
MP Mohammed Ali Mohammed Tamim - Chairman of the Finance Committee - Federal Parliament of IraqMP Mohammed Ali Mohammed TamimChairman of the Finance CommitteeFederal Parliament of Iraq
Dr Othman Al Oboudi - Director General of the Legal Department - General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, Federal Government of IraqDr Othman Al OboudiDirector General of the Legal DepartmentGeneral Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, 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
Saad Sadir Hamdan - Head of the Energy Committee - Baghdad Council, Federal Government of IraqSaad Sadir HamdanHead of the Energy CommitteeBaghdad Council, Federal Government of Iraq

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. Thamir Al-Ghadhban - Former Oil Minister & Adviser to Iraq’s PM - Federal Government of IraqH.E. Thamir Al-GhadhbanFormer Oil Minister & Adviser to Iraq’s PMFederal Government of Iraq
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
Thomas Dimitroff - Partner - Infrastructure Development Partnership LLPThomas DimitroffPartnerInfrastructure Development Partnership LLPSenior AdviserRoland Berger
Prof. Dr Friedbert Pflüger - Director - EUCERSProf. Dr Friedbert PflügerDirectorEUCERSCEOPflüger International Consulting & KGE
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

  • 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
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, Deputy Head of Reconstruction Fund for Areas Affected by Terroristic Operations (REFAATO) - Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of IraqH.E. Dara ReshidDeputy Minister, Deputy Head of Reconstruction Fund for Areas Affected by Terroristic Operations (REFAATO)Ministry of Construction, Housing & General Municipalities, Federal Government of Iraq
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, Germany - Deutsche Bank AGWerner SchmidtManaging Director, Head of Structured Trade & Export Finance, GermanyDeutsche Bank AG
Ahmed el-Gaili - Managing Partner - Vinson & Elkins LLPAhmed el-GailiManaging PartnerVinson & 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?
13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


14:30  -  15:45

Session 7 – Iraq’s Power Sector


Speakers

Nafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-Hmidawi - Director General of the Training & Development Office - Ministry of Electricity, Iraq’s GovernmentNafaa Abdulsada Ali Al-HmidawiDirector General of the Training & Development OfficeMinistry of Electricity, Iraq’s Government
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 - Roland BergerStefan HaidPartnerRoland 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?
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
17:15  -  17:30

Concluding Remarks


Speakers

H.E. Jabbar Al Liabi - Minister of Oil - Federal Government of Iraq H.E. Jabbar Al LiabiMinister of OilFederal Government of Iraq (Confirmed)
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

17:00

End of Conference


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