Programme 2017 – Day 2

Day 2: Thursday, 16 November 2017 – Renewable industry focus
TimeActivity
07:45–09:00 Morning registration & refreshments in Jasminum
09:00–11:00Plenary 3: RM 1.4
Wind power: Building futures beyond South Africa
Moderator: Brenda Martin, Chief Executive Officer, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)
Speakers
  • William Price, Chief Executive Officer, Enel Green Power South Africa
  • Hein Reyneke, Board Member, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)
  • Pierre Pretorius, Head of Global EPC & Senior Director Construction, Vestas Southern Africa
  • Adam Terry, Director Due Diligence EMEA, AWS Truepower, a UL Company
  • Tebogo Movundlela, CEO of Aurora Wind Power
11:00–11:30 Refreshment break Exhibition Hall 2
11:20–12:50Breakaway 9Breakaway 10Breakaway 11Breakaway 12
Venue:RM 1.60-1.62RM 1.63-1.64RM: 2.61 -2.63RM: 2.64 -2.66
Moderator:Mary Waller, Board Member, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)Masechaba Mabilu, Board Member, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)Brenda Martin, Chief Executive Officer, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)Lukhanyo Ndube, Chief Executive Officer, Kouga Wind Farm
Theme:Financing Trends and Opportunities in Africa

Session Sponsor: Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
The Transition as a driver of transformation
Transformation challenges addressing skills and jobs

Session Sponsor: South African Wind Energy Programme (SAWEP)
The end game for the Energy transition: battles, visions and principlesIndustry Focus: Technical and Operational
Transition to Continuous Improvement in Asset Management Strategies
Speakers:See Speakers
  • Lucy Chege, General Manager: Infrastructure Finance, Development bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
  • Ashwin West, Investment Principal, ‎African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
  • Bhavtik Vallabhjee, Principal – Power, Utilities & Infrastructure , Barclays Africa – Investment Banking
  • Akshar Sewkuran, Bonds- Primary Market, JSE Capital Markets
See Speakers
  • Naim Rassool, Director, South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC)
  • Sean Gibson, Managing Director, AltGen Consulting | South African Wind Energy Programme (SAWEP)
  • Lusanda Tshwete, Manager: People & Culture, Nordex Acciona Windpower South Africa
  • Tsholofelo Mokotedi, Acting Executive: Planning, Reporting and Monitoring, Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA)

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13:00–14:00Lunch in Exhibition Hall 2
14:00-15:30Plenary 4: RM 1.4
Wind power: building futures beyond REIPPPP
Moderator: Mark Pickering, Chairperson, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)
Speakers

Closing Remarks:
Brenda Martin, Chief Executive Officer, South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)