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Day One – Wednesday 23rd September

00:00 - 00:00
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09:00     Welcome address

09:05     Opening ceremony series of speeches

  • Hannah Wharrier, Managing Director, The Energy Exchange
  • H.E. Joeli Valérien Lalaharisaina, The Minister near the Presidency in charge of Mining and Petroleum
  • H.E Hery RajaonarimampianinaPresident, Democratic Republic of Madagascar

09:30     Exhibition walk-round

10:15     Opening cocktail reception hosted by

11:00      Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Ranasy Jacqueson, Secretaire General, MPMP

MADAGASCAR – THE NEW FRONTIER FOR INVESTMENT

11:05      Ministerial Address: new vision – new opportunities

  • H.E. Joeli Valérien Lalaharisaina, The Minister near the Presidency in charge of Mining and Petroleum

11:25      Petroleum keynote address: Madagascar Oil: commercial development of heavy oil in Tsimioro

  • Stewart Ahmed, COO, Madagascar Oil

11:45     Mining keynote address: Building a sustainable future for the mining industry in Madagascar – challenges and opportunities

  • NyFanja Rakotomalala, President, Chamber of Mines, President, QMM Rio Tinto

12:05     The prospectivity of offshore Madagascar

  • Paul Chandler, Director Multi-Client Project Services Africa, Mediterranean & Middle East (AME), TGS

12:45     Networking Lunch hosted by ViMa

THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

13:45     Keynote panel discussion: establishing efficient collaboration between Government and international companies to promote investment into Madagascar’s extractive industries

  • Moderator: Paul Chandler, Director Multi-Client Project Services Africa, Mediterranean & Middle East (AME), TGS
  • Bonaventure Rasoanaivo, General Manager, OMNIS
  • Ranasy Jacqueson, Secretaire General, MPMP
  • Marcelle Dane, President, APPAM
  • Stewart Ahmed, COO, Madagascar Oil
  • NyFanja Rakotomalala, President, Chamber of Mines, President, QMM Rio Tinto
  • Johary Andriamanantena, Conseiller Technique, MPMP

14:45     Drawing the future of the Mining Industry

  •        David Andriantenaina Ratsimbazafy, Directeur Général Par Interim, BCMM

15:00     Tackling the challenge of exploration promotion

  •        Bonaventure Rasoanaivo, General Manager, OMNIS

15:15     Understanding the critical pillars to create a conducive environment for sustainable private sector development in Madagascar

  • Satyam Ramnauth, Country Manager, Madagascar, Mauritius and Comoros, IFC

15:35     Afternoon refreshment and networking hosted by

OPERATING IN MADAGASCAR

16:05     Roundtables

  1. Transparency and Good Governance
  • Led by Eddy Rasolomanana, Directeur General de l’Observatoire Technique et des Operations, MPMP
  1. Protecting Madagascar’s environment and implementing successful CSR policies

Led by Guy Leclezio, Chairman of the Board, Malagasy Minerals Limited

  1. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
  • Led by Carol K. Kiangura, East & Southern Africa Coordinator, Publish What You Pay, Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

17:35     Chairman’s closing remarks

  • Led by Ranasy Jacqueson, Secretaire General, MPMP

17: 45    Buses depart from outside the CCI for the Drinks reception and Gala Dinner at the Café de la Gare

18:30     Networking drinks reception Sponsored by BGP

20:30     Gala dinner Sponsored by TGS

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