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Day Two – Thursday 24th September

00:00 - 00:00
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09:00     Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Hajatiana Rasolomanana, Conseillé Technique, MPMP

INVESTING IN MADAGASCAR

09:05     Madagascar’s economic perspectives and the role of the extractive industry

  • H.E. Herilanto Raveloarison, Ministry of Economy and Planning (or alternative representative)

09:20     Madagascar – contribution of the extractive industry to the regional and national territorial planning Project

  • Gérard Andriamanohisoa, Directeur Général de l’Aménagement du Territoire, Ministre des Projets Présidentiels et de Planification territoriale

09:35     The extractive industry and the environment – cohabitation and synergy

  • Fidy José Andriamananoro, Directeur General des Forêts, Ministère chargé de l’Environnement et de L’ecologie, Eaux et Forêts

09:55     Formalising the gold sector for Madagascar development

  • Guy Raymond, Directeur General, ANOR

10:15     Panel discussion: how to capitalise on the key points of the business environment

  • Moderator: Colin Wilson, Vice President, Oyster Oil and Gas
  • Carl Andriamparany, Directeur General des Etudes et du Développement, MPMP
  • Tim O’Hanlon, Vice-President, African Business, Tullow Oil
  • Rija Raherimandimby, Manager, Tanety Lava

10:45     Speed Networking

11:15      Morning refreshments hosted by

 

TRACK A – Petroleum TRACK B – Mining

MAPPING MADAGASCAR’S PETROLEUM RESOURCES

 

11:45 Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Colin Wilson, Vice President, Oyster Oil and Gas

11:50 Case study: transforming the potential of Madagascar’s petroleum resources

  • Tim O’Hanlon, Vice-President, African Business, Tullow Oil

12:15 Play types of the North-West Madagascar conjugate margin

·         Play concepts in relation to plate tectonics developed basin

·         Insight of the conjugated Seychelles seismic

·         Interpretation of Spectrum seismic data in NW Madagascar and Seychelles

  • Jake Berryman, Exploration Advisor, Spectrum

MANAGING RISK & SETTING UP FOR SUCCESS

12:40 The South Atlantic Petroleum Search for First Oil in Offshore Madagascar

  • Glen Penfield, General Manager – Exploration, SAPETRO

13:10 Networking Lunch

 

UNLOCKING MINING POTENTIAL AND TACKLING COST CHALLENGES

11:45 Chairman’s opening remarks

  • Willy Ranajatoelina, Secretarie Executif, Chamber of Mines

11:50 The challenges of mining in Madagascar – the experience of Ambatovy

  • Louis Roland-Gosselin, Vice-President Sustainability Development, Ambatovy

12:10 Overcoming the challenges of expanding operations in Madagascar

  • Scott Reid, CEO & Executive Director, AmCham Madagascar, President & CEO, Austral Resources

12:30 Panel discussion: tackling the challenges of operating in a low commodity price environment

  • Moderator: Willy Ranajatoelina, Secretarie Executif, Chamber of Mines
  • Jeff Williams, CEO, World Titanium Resources
  • Guy Leclezio, Chairman of the Board, Malagasy Minerals

 

13:10 Networking Lunch

14:10 Best  practices  for  maximizing  production and  key  benefits of oil  &  gas exploitation to the Malagasy people

Dr. Roseline Emma Rasolovoahangy, President, Petromad

IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL DRILLING PROSPECTS

14:30 Value of Information of regional scale 3D CSEM in frontier basins

  • Charles Thomas, VP Business Development Sub Saharan Africa, EMGS

14:50 Petroleum Reservoir Accessibility

  • Michael Razanakotonasolo, Technical Advisor to the General Manager, OMNIS

15:15 Développer l’Enseignement Technique et la Formation Professionnelle du secteur BTP pour la Croissance des Industries Minières et du Pétrole à Madagascar

Dr Josoa RAMAMONJISOA, Directeur Exécutif, Centre National Emploi-Formation pour les métiers du BTP/SEBTP

15:35 Prospectivity of the onshore Ambilobe basin

  • Colin Wilson, Vice President, Oyster Oil and Gas

15:50   Chairman’s closing remarks

  • Colin Wilson, Vice President, Oyster Oil and Gas

16:00     Afternoon refreshment and networking hosted by

 

 

 

MINING PROJECTS SPOTLIGHT

14:10 Showcasing: Madagascar’s mining projects

Companies will have 10 minutes to showcase their mining project in Madagascar. A moderator will lead the session and presentations will be followed by a Q&A from the audience.

  • NyFanja Rakotomalala, President, Chamber of Mines, President, QMM Rio Tinto
  • Lydia Boarlaza, Manager, Madagascar Consolidated Mining
  • Montaharison Rakotoandriana, Manager, Tantalum Rare Earth

INVESTMENT SUCCESS & OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

14:40 Picking the right partner for the success of the Mining Laboratory

  • Philippe Lelievre, Responsable Communication Afrique – Spécialiste des Analyse Minières, HTDS

15:00 Realising the potential of Madagascar marine mineral resources

  • Dr. Kaiser de Souza, Chief Geologist, African Mineral Development Center, AMDC, UNECA

15:25 Afternoon refreshment and networking hosted by

MINING POLICY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORKS

15:55 An international perspective on mining legislation

  • John Williams, Partner, Duncan Allen

16:15 Mining developments in Madagascar in the global effort to improve benefits

  • Remi Pelon, Senior Mining Specialist, World Bank

16:35 Chairman’s closing remarks

  • Willy Ranajatoelina, Secretarie Executif, Chamber of Mines

 

 

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