Mauritandies Day Two – 12 December 2018

08:50

WELCOME FROM THE ORGANISER

Ng Chin Chye

Director, Marketing & PR, Spire Events, Singapore

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

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Iba Fall

Senegal Country Manager, Invest in Africa, United Kingdom

09:20 - 09:40

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

Cheikh Benhmeida

Founder & CEO, SEPCO Industries, Mauritania

09:40 - 10:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: OUTLINING THE NEXT STEPS FOR A SUSTAINABLE LOCAL CONTENT IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES

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Pieter Tesch

Founding Director, MBBC, Mauritania

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Nino Meladze

HR Director for West Africa, BP, United Kingdom

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NJ Ayuk

Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber, Nigeria

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Iba Fall

Senegal Country Manager, Invest in Africa, United Kingdom

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Cheikh Benhmeida

Founder & CEO, SEPCO Industries, Mauritania

10:30

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE

E&P GUIDE, PROJECTS UPDATES,  FINANCING & COMMODITIES

11:10 - 11:30

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

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Fall N’Guissaly

Director General, Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures et de Patrimoine Minier, Mauritania 

11:30 - 11:50

PRESENTATION: UPDATE ON MAURITANIAN IRON ORE PROJECT AND ACTIVITIES

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Director Project Development, SNIM, Mauritania

11:50 - 12:20

PRESENTATION BY EXXONMOBIL

Bernard Piales

Mauritania Lead Country Manager, ExxonMobil, Mauritania

12:20 - 12:50

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

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Philip Andrews

Director, Pridolian, Ireland

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Dmitry Suschov

Member of the Board of Directors, Eurasia Mining PLC, United Kingdom

12:50 

NETWORKING LUNCH

MINING STUDIES

14:00 - 14:30

PRESENTATION: CHALLENGES IN MANAGING UNDERGROUND MINES IN NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA& CONVERSATIONS ON GENERATIONAL CHANGES AND SOME IDEAS ON HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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Paul Tim Whillans

Underground Mining Consultant, North, Central and South America

14:30 - 14:50

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 & RENEWABLES

14:50 - 15:10

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

Dah Sidibouna

Director of Electricity and Energy Management, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania

15:10 - 15:30

PRESENTATION ON PRINCIPAL MEASURES ADOPTED BY THE MAURITANIA TO ENHANCE TRANSPARENCY AND GOVERNANCE

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Mohamed Lemine Ould Ahmedou

President of the National Committee,Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Mauritania

15:30

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, United States

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, United Kingdom

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

16:50 - 17:00

PRESENTATION: DEVELOPING ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING IN MAURITANIA AND FORMALIZATION PROCESS

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Adeline Defer

Project Manager, GIZ, Mauritania

17:00 - 17:55

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

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Farouk Al-Kasim

President, Petroteama.s., Norway

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Paulo de Sa

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

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Madeline R. Young

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

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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

17:55

CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS

CLOSING CEREMONY

18:00

CLOSING GOVERNMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

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H.E. Mohamed Salem Bechir

Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Mauritania 

20:00 - 22:00

MAURITANIDES NETWORKING RECEPTION & GALA DINNER (SPONSORED BY BP AND KOSMOS) 

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