Mauritandies Day Two – 12 December 2018

08:50

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANISER

08:55

CHAIR’S OPENING REMARKS

LOCAL CONTENT

09:00 - 09:20

PRESENTATION: ADVOCATING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICA’S LOCAL CONTENT THAT’S RESIDES AMONGST AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS, FOCUSING ON THE LESSONS LEARNED ON POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION FRONT FROM NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES, AND DEVELOPING A ROADMAP AND STRATEGY FOR MAURITANIA’S OWN LOCAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

NJ Ayuk

Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber, Nigeria

09:20 - 09:40

PRESENTATION: IN-REGION: CASE STUDY OF LOCAL CONTENT IMPACT

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Iba Fall

Senegal Country Manager, Invest in Africa, UK

09:40 - 10:20

PANEL DISCUSSION: PROGRESS MADE SINCE 2017 & OUTLINING THE NEXT STEPS

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Pedro Pinto Ferreira

CEO, Grupo Dominio Capital, Portugal

NJ Ayuk

Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber, Nigeria

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Iba Fall

Senegal Country Manager, Invest in Africa, UK

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CEO, Sepco Industries

10:20

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

MINING

FINANCING & COMMODITIES

11:00 - 11:20

PRESENTATION: COMMODITY TRENDS AND FUTURE 2018-2028 POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS

11:20 - 11:40

PRESENTATION: UPDATE ON MAURITANIAN IRON ORE PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

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Director, SNIM

11:40 - 12:00

PRESENTATION: HYDROGEN ENERGY: GRID BALANCING, ENERGY STORAGE AND THE PRODUCTION OF CLEAN FUEL FOR TRANSPORT WITH GREEN METALS AS CATALYSTS

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Dmitry Suschov

Member of the Board of Directors, Eurasian Mining PLC., UK

12:00 - 12:20

FIRESIDE CHAT: HOW CAN MINING COMPANIES SECURE FINANCING FOR THEIR MINING PROJECTS? WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES THEY FACE AND HOW CAN THEY OVERCOME THEM?

Philip Andrews

Director, Pridolian, Ireland

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Dmitry Suschov

Member of the Board of Directors, Eurasian Mining PLC., UK

ENERGY

E&P GUIDE, PROJECTS UPDATES & FINANCING

11:00 - 11:20

PRESENTATION: EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES OFFSHORE MAURITANIA AND THE ROLE OF SMHPM IN DEVELOPING THE COUNTRY’S EMERGING ENERGY SECTOR

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Mr Fall N’Guissaly

Director, General,

Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures et de Patrimoine Minier (SMHPM), Mauritania 

11:20 - 11:40

PRESENTATION: NORWAY’S PIONEERING CARBON MANAGEMENT APPROACH & EXPERIENCE FOR OIL AND GAS SECTORS

Farouk Al-Kasim

President, Petroteam a.s., Norway

11:40 - 12:00

PRESENTATION: EXXONMOBIL

12:00 - 12:20

PANEL DISCUSSION: RISK-TAKING & PERSEVERANCE - EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES, E&P ACTIVITIES AND FUTURE PROJECTS IN A STILL LARGELY UNDEREXPLORED MAURITANIA AND MSGBC BASIN

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BP

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ExxonMobil

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SMHPM

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Total

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Dr Geoffrey D. Porter, 

President, North Africa Risk Consulting Inc, USA

12:40 

NETWORKING LUNCH

MINING

MINING STUDIES

14:00 - 14:20

PRESENTATION: CANADIAN EXPERTISE ON IMPROVING ACCURACY OF MINING STUDIES & UNDERGROUND OPERATOR’S PERSPECTIVE

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Paul Tim Whillians

Principal, Whillians Mine Studies, Canada

Vice President - Technical Services, Jaguar Mining, Brazil

14:20 - 14:40

PRESENTATION: SOCIAL POLICY AND STATE REVENUES IN MINERAL RICH COUNTRIES IN AFRICA

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Madonna Afiba Dolphyne

Business Management/Gender Consultant, Centralian Consulting Foundation, Ghana

TECHNOLOGY & HAZARDS

14:40 - 15:00

PRESENTATION: ADDRESSING PRIMARY CONCERNS IN MINING SAFETY AND HEALTH IN MINING AND OIL & GAS PROJECTS

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CEO, Sepco Industries

15:00 - 15:20

PRESENTATION: DRONE USE FOR MINING INNOVATION - SETTING A NEW INDUSTRY STANDARD AMONGST PEERS

ENERGY

EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT

14:00 - 14:20

PRESENTATION: DEVELOPING SENEGAL ENERGY SECTOR 

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Mamadou Faye

Managing Director, Petrosen

14:20 - 14:40

PRESENTATION:WAFA MINING & PETROLUEM

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CEO, Wafa Mining & Petroleum, Mauritania

RENEWABLES

14:40 - 15:00

PRESENTATION: ACCELERATING GROWTH OF RENEWABLE ENERGY & INTEGRATING IT TO COUNTRY’S EXISTING NETWORK OF GRIDS TO 
STRENGTHEN THE ECONOMY AND IMPROVE ACCESS TO ENERGY

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Ousmane Tall

Director of Projects, SOMELEC

15:00 - 15:20

PRESENTATION: EXPLORING ALTERNATIVES TO FOSSIL FUELS – VIEWS ON ADOPTING SOLAR & WIND ENERGY AS OPPOSED TO FOSSIL FUELS TO MITIGATE COSTS AND PROMOTE FUTURE DIVERSIFICATION

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Dah Sidibouna

Director of Electricity and Energy Proficiency,

Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania 

15:20 - 15:40

PRESENTATION: TBC 

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Mohamed Lemine Ould Ahmedou

President of the National Committee,

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Mauritania

15:40 

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY & SUSTAINABILITY AND

ARTISANAL & SMALL SCALE MINING

16:10 - 16:30

PRESENTATION: UNDERSTANDING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AS A STRATEGIC TOOL 

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Paulo de sa

Practice Manager with the Energy and Extractives Global Practice,The World Bank, USA

16:30 - 16:50

PRESENTATION: RESPONSIBLY DEVELOPING ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING SECTOR & TRANSITION INTO FORMAL AND SUSTAINABLE SECTOR?

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Madeline R. Young

Corporate Ethics & Governance Adviser | Associate Lecturer, University of Surrey, UK

Ex - Head of CSR & Government Relations, Cominco Resources UK

16:50 - 17:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: THE EVOLUTION OF INDUSTRY THINKING AND APPROACH TO RESPONSIBLE MINING AND THE ROLE OF SUSTAINABILITY AS A TOOL FOR LONG-TERM VALUE CREATION IN THE SECTOR

Farouk Al-Kasim

President, Petroteam a.s., Norway

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Paulo de sa

Practice Manager with the Energy and Extractives Global Practice, The World Bank, USA

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Madeline R. Young

Corporate Ethics & Governance Adviser | Associate Lecturer, University of Surrey, UK

Ex - Head of CSR & Government Relations, Cominco Resources UK

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Madonna Afiba Dolphyne

Business Management/Gender Consultant, Centralian Consulting Foundation, Ghana

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Mohamed Lemine Ould Ahmedou

President of the National Committee,

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Mauritania

17:30

CLOSING GOVERNMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS

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H.E. Mohamed Salem Bechir

Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Mauritania

18:00

CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS

20:00 - 22:00

MAURITANIDES NETWORKING RECEPTION & GALA DINNER (SPONSORED BY KOSMOS) 

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