2017 PIDA Week

Regional Infrastructure Development for Job Creation and Economic Transformation”

10 – 14 December  2017
The Dome, 5371 Welwitschia Street Swakopmund, Namibia

PIDA Week Programme

DAY 1
Sunday, 10 December 2017
12:30 – 16:00
Registration
17:00 – 19:00
PIDA Steering Committee Meeting
(Hoarusib) 5th Floor
By Invitation Only

DAY 2
Monday, 11 December 2017
07:00 – 09:30
Registration
07:30 – 09:30
CBN Media Breakfast (Roof Top Deck)
(Roof Top Deck) 4th Floor
By Invitation Only
10:00 – 11:30
OFFICIAL OPENING
11:30 – 12:00
PIDA Implementation Report (2017)
12:00 – 13:30
High-Level Roundtable on Job Creation, Trade Facilitation & Economic Transformation throught Regional Infrastructure
13:30 – 14:30
LUNCH
14:30 – 16:00
Parallel Session 1
Regional Infrastructure Project Finance Roundtable on Accelerating project preparation
(Swakop) 4th Floor
14:30 – 16:00
Parallel Session 2
Inga III Hydropower Dam & Africa Climate Resilient Infrastructure Facility (Afri-Res)
(Ugab) 5th Floor
14:30 – 16:00
Parallel Session 3
Monitoring and Tracking Infrastructure Development: PIDA VPIC and other initiatives
(Hoarusib) 5th Floor
14:30 – 16:00
Parallel Session 4
Unlocking Investment Opportunities through the PIDA Model Law
(CRC) 2nd Floor
16:00 – 16:30
REFRESHMENT BREAK
16:30 – 18:00
Parallel Session 5
ICT and the Digital Economy
(Swakop) 4th Floor
16:30 – 18:00
Parallel Session 6
Infrastructure Solutions for Assuring Water Security and Reliability
(Ugab) 5th Floor
16:30 – 18:00
Parallel Session 7
Aviation Infrastructure & Single Africa Sky  
(Hoarusib) 5th Floor
16:30 – 18:00
Parallel Session 8
Good Practice for PIDA Corridor Implementation
(CRC) 2nd Floor

DAY 3
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
08:00 – 09:00
Registration
08:30 – 10:00
Central Corridor
(Swakop) 4th Floor
10:00 – 11:30
Kinshasa Brazzaville Rail and Road Bridge
11:30 – 12:00
REFRESHMENT BREAK
12:00 – 13:30
Ethiopia-Sudan Interconnector
13:30 – 14:30
LUNCH
14:30 – 16:00
Zambia Tanzania Kenya Power Interconnector
14:30 – 16:00
Move Africa Interpretation Available
(Hoarusib) 5th Floor
By Invitation Only
16:00 – 16:30
REFRESHMENT BREAK
16:30 – 18:00
Batoka Gorge Hydropower Project
18:00 – 18:45
Abijan-Lagos Multimodal Corridor
19:00 – 20:30
DINNER / COCKTAILS

DAY 4
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
08:00 – 09:00
Registration
9:00 – 11:00
Reports of the Project Sessions, Breakout Sessions, Discussion
11:30 – 12:00
REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:30 – 13:00
Closing Remarks
13:30 – 14:30
LUNCH
14:00 – 18:00
PIDA Job Creation Toolkit Working Group Meeting
14:30 – 16:00
Energy Ministerial Meeting
(Hoarusib) 5th Floor
By Invitation Only
16:00 – 16:30
REFRESHMENT BREAK
16:30 – 18:30
Infrastructure Advisory Group
By Invitation Only

DAY 5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 13:00
Site visit – Namport

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