Connecting to Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in Africa with the African Development Bank - June 14, 2018

Join senior executives from the African Development Bank as they present AfDB financially supported infrastructure investment projects looking for Canadian partners.

Connecting to Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in Africa with the African Development Bank

 

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

 

AfDB/Canada Business Platform - leveraging Canada’s public and private sector in solving the infrastructure gap in Africa and participating in projects financed or supported by African Development Bank (AfDB)


08h30 - 13h30

Thursday June 14, 2018

Goodmans LLP

Bay-Adelaide Centre

333 Bay Street, Suite 3400

Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S7

 

 


Join senior executives from the African Development Bank as they present AfDB financially supported investment projects looking for Canadian partners.

 

Program (draft and subject to change)

 

  • 0830 - 0900 - Registration and Networking
  • 0900 - 0910 - Welcoming Remarks - Kari MacKay, Partner, Goodmans LLP, Avril Cole, Chair, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and Partner and Co-Lead, Africa Group, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • 0910 - 0930 - Keynote Address - Marc-André Blanchard, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations
  • 0930 - 0950 - African Development Bank, Strategy and Objectives and Business Opportunities for Canada - David Stevenson, Executive Director for Canada, African Development Bank
  • 0950 - 1010 - African Investment Forum 2018 - Connecting to Investment Opportunities in Africa and Overview of Projects Pipeline - Stella Kilonzo, Senior Director, Africa Investment Forum, African Development Bank
  • 1010 - 1030 - Questions & Answers
  • 1030 - 1050 - Networking Refreshment Break
  • 1050 - 1110 - Convergence Finance: Blended Finance Platform for African Projects - Chris Clubb, Managing Director, Convergence Finance
  • 1110 - 1150 - Panel Discussion: Canadian Financing for African Projects  - David Creighton, Special Advisor, EMPEA & Director, Convergence Finance (moderator), Nate Lowbeer-Lewis, Managing Director, Development, CPCS Ventures, Michael Walsh, Midgard Consulting Inc., Steve Hobbs, Director, Strategic Planning and Partnerships, Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships
  • 1150 - 1220 - Working with Global Affairs Canada on Projects in Africa - Geoff Murphy, Deputy Director Climate Finance, Global Affairs Canada and Sue Rauth, Deputy Director, Ontario Regional Office of the Trade Commissioner Service, Global Affairs Canada
  • 1220 - Networking Buffet Luncheon

 

Participation is limited and by invitation only. 

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

 

If you are interested in attending please contact Wayne Floreani, Director, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, wayne@mineafrica.com or 416.533.3998