THE 2020 EDITION VIRTUAL PROGRAMME AGENDA

Join us from the comfort of your home or office at the following start timing:

07h00 London | 08h00 Johannesburg | 08h00 Brussels | 09h00 Dar es Salaam
10h00 Dubai | 15h00 Beijing | 15h00 Singapore

Day One

  • Latest Railway Project Updates from Tanzania, Kenya, Cameroon and Central Africa
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: The Role of Rail Transportation in a Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery
    •    The Impact of COVID-19 on the Short, Medium and Long-Term
    •    The Coronavirus Pandemic has a Massive Impact on the Future of Mobility Design - Implications for Railway Operators
    •    What is the Impact on Rail Transport and Rail Infrastructure Investment? What Mechanisms are Needed to Strengthen the Supply Chains?
    •    What Digital Transformation is Expected? What New Investments into Rail Electrification and Rolling Stocks are Expected?
  • Key Rail Developments in Landlocked Developing Countries – Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Improving Trade and Transport for Landlocked Countries - Challenges of Accessibility and Connectivity
    •    Lessons from COVID-19
    •    Developments in Efficient Transit Corridors and Corridor-based Projects
    •    Reducing Costs in Logistics and Freight Services
  • Key Innovation and Technology in Realizing Rail Potential
  • Innovative Financing Structures in Securing Long-term Funds for Infrastructure Financing
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Are PPP and Blended Finance the Way Forward? The Luxembourg Rail Protocol and its Implications for East & Central African Countries


Day Two

  • Roads, Highways and Bridges Country Programs – Road Network Operations and Connectivity
  • Bus Rapid Transit and Innovations in BRT Design for African Countries
  • Integrated Approach to Corridor Competitiveness
  • Regional Integration and Port Hinterland Connectivity – A Case of the Northern Corridor
  • Updates on JICA Support for Infrastructure Projects in East Africa
  • PANEL DISCUSSION:Road Transport Connectivity and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Road Maintenance & Rehabilitation
  • Bitumen & climate resilient pavement technology
  • Urban Mobility of the Future

SPEAKERS ALUMNI INCLUDES:

  • Hon Hon Elias John Kwandikwa (MP), Deputy Minister(Works), Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, United Republic of Tanzania
  • Hon Prof Makame Mnyaa Mbarawa, ex Minister, Ministry of Works, Transport & Communications, Tanzania
  • Masanja Kungu Kadogosa, Director, Tanzania Railways Corporation
  • Eng James N’gaga, Chief Executive Officer, Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NAMATA), Kenya
  • Apollo Kashanku, Senior Transport Economist, Ministry of Works & Transport, Uganda
  • Eng Michael Kisaka, Director of Railway Regulation, Surface & Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA), Tanzania
  • Eng Bruno T Ching’andu, Managing Director, Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)
  • Eng Ronald Lwakatare, Chief Executive Officer, Dar Rapid Transit Agency (DART)
  • Eric Peiffer, Managing Director, Vecturis, Belgium
  • Abig Getachew, Chief Officer for Research & Development, Ethiopia Railways Corporation
  • Patrick Mfugale, Chief Executive Officer, Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS)
  • Eng Yonas Mchomvu, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank
  • Erik Kok, Chief Executive Officer/Director, African Ports & Corridors Holdings (APCH)
  • Mari Pennanen, Director of Business Development, DSM Corridor Group
  • Erdem Arıoğlu, Vice Chairman, Yapi Merkezi
  • Abdullah Kılıç, East Africa Regional Manager, Yapi Merkezi
  • Rosemary Tibiwa, Acting Commissioner Transport Services and Infrastructure, Ministry of Works & Transport, Uganda
  • Engr Hinrich Brümmer, Global Market Director for Transport & Mobility, H.P. Gauff Ingenieure
  • Charles Kateeba, Managing Director, Uganda Railways Corporation
  • Abiy Getachew, Acting Deputy CEO, Railway Academy, Ethiopia Railway Corporation
  • Toshio Nagase, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) - Tanzania Office
  • Prof Liévin Chirhalwirwa, PhD, Director for Infrastructure Development & Management, Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority
  • Mohamed Kuganda, Program Expert, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
  • Amos Gillet, Manager, BRT Project, Usafiri Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (UDART)
  • Engr Nicholas Airo, Director/ITS Expert, Nas International Holdings Ltd, Kenya
  • Alex Ndiku Mbaraga PhD PE MASCE, Infrastructure Transport Specialist, African Development Bank, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Jose Correia Nunes, Head of Cooperation, Delegation of European Union to Tanzania & the EAC
  • Dr Jovin Mwemezi, Corridor Management Expert, East Africa Community (EAC)
  • and more...
  • To find out about speaking opportunities, please email us at marketing2@magenta-global.com.sg.

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