NEF2023 SEMI FINAL AGENDA

Last Update 17th July 2023

schedule

8.00 - 9.45 AM

Arrivals & Registration

Arrivals

Registration & TIEC Poster Session 1
Welcome Remarks by NEF2022 Chair & Co-Chairs

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Dr. Adeuyi Oluwole Daniel

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Engr. Adekunle Makinde

9.45 - 11.30 PM

High-Level Keynote Presentations

  • Maximizing International Cooperation for Energy Transition Will Stevens, Consul General, United States Consular, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Developing Energy Infrastructure for Sustainable Industrialization Kola Adesina, Group Managing Director, Sahara Power Group.
  • Upscaling Clean Energy Investments, Innovations and Impact Caroline Emboubou, CEO, All On.
  • Sustaining National Integrated Power Project Chiedu Ugbo, MD/CEO, Niger Delta Power Holdings Company, Nigeria.
  • Roadmap for Powering Industrialization, Energy Transition, and Growth, Temitope Fashedemi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Nigeria.
  • Energy, People, Investments Powering Agro-Industry Representative of Dr. Adesina, President. African Development Bank (to be confirmed).
  • Transforming Nigeria-EU Energy Transition Cooperation Inga Stefanowicz, Team Leader, Green and Digital Economy, European Union
    Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS (Hybrid).
  • Q&A Co-Chaired by Dr. Bamise Olanrewaju, NEF Strategy & Innovation Head & Dr. Oluwole Daniel Adeuyi, NEF Chair.
    (*** Followed by NEF2023 Opening Photo Sesssions & Media Interviews ***)

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Will Stevens

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Dr. Adeuyi Oluwole Daniel

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Dr. (Mrs) O. T. Olanrewaju

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MS Inga Stefanowicz

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Kola Adesina

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Caroline Eboumbou

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Chiedu Ugbo

12.00 - 1.00 PM

Funding Renewables and Sustainable Energy Supersession

  • Mobilizing Clean Energy Investments for SMEs – Olumide Fatoki, NESP.
  • Large-scale Solar for Commercial, Industrial, and Grid Applications –Esther Jerome, Sales Representative – Nigeria Jinko Solar Co., Ltd.
  • Powering Energy Access and Net Zero Solutions – Mobolaji Fadeyibi, Business Development Manager, West & Central Africa, Sunking
  • Accelerating Electric Mobility and Cleaner Transport Adetayo Bamiduro, Co-founder, Max.
  • Upscaling Utility-Connected Solar Projects – Kingsley Okenyi, Project Director, Eauxwell Nigeria Ltd.
  • De-risking Finance for Energy Transition – Eluma Obibuaku, Senior Vice President and Head of Power, African Finance Corporation.
  • Financing Sustainable Energy for All – Anita Otubu, Senior Director, Universal Energy Facility, SEforALL, USA (Hybrid).
  •  Q&A Co-chaired by Engr. Adekunle Makinde, FNIEEE, NEF2023 Co-Chair

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Engr. Adekunle Makinde

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Eluma Obibuaku

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Adetayo Bamiduro,

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Mobolaji Fedeyibi,

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Anita Otubu

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Esther Jerome. U

speaker-7

Christoph Both

speaker-8

Kingsley Okenyi

2.30 - 3.15 PM

Women Energy Champions Roundtable

  • Moderated by: Engr. Femi Olaniyan, CEO Collageo/NEF Stakeholder Engagement Lead
  • Boosting Smart Sustainable Metering Infrastructure Chantelle Abdul, MD/CEO MOJEC International.
  • People, Skills and Jobs: Priorities for Sustainable Energy Transition Funmi Ogbue, MD/CEO,
  • Zigma & President, Women in Energy Network.
    Eriye Onagoruwa, Group Head, External Affairs & Government Relations, Waltersmith.
  • Re-skilling and Up-skilling Capacity for Energy Transition Ibiene Okeleke, MD/CEO, Energy Training Centre.
  • Mobilizing Small Grants for Sustainable Energy Development Ibironke Oluwabamise, National Coordinator, GEF-SGP UNDP
  • Transforming Solar Home Systems and Investments Lande Abudu, Component
    Lead, Standalone Solar Home Systems (SHS), Nigeria Electrification Project, REA.
  • Innovative Financing for Clean Energy Revolution Dr. Kate Steel, CEO Nithio,
    USA (Hybrid)

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Chantelle K.O. Abdul

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Funmi Ogbue

speaker-3

Eriye Onagoruwa

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Ibiene Okeleke

speaker-5

Ibironke Olubamise

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Lande Abudu

5.30 - 6.00 PM

Upscaling Mutli-MW Scale Solar & Decentralized Power Jumbo session

  • Boosting Industrialization using Gas-to-Power and Solar Solutions – YasserFar hat, Lead Engineer, Jubaili Bros Engineering Ltd.
  • Gas for Energy Transition - Sumeet Singh – CEO, Power Gas Global Inv.
  • Delivering Devolution of National Electricity Grid Dolapo Kukoyi, Managing
    Partner, Detail Commercial Solicitors.
  • Energizing Decentralized Power Plans Representative of Lagos Stae
    Commissioner for Energy (to be confirmed)
  • Transforming Interconnected Mini-grids – Ayo Ademilua, CEO A4&T & President,
    Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria.
  •  Advancing Meshed Solar Grids – Afnan Hannan, CEO, Okra Solar.
  • Energizing Electric Vehicles & Net Zero Transport – Prince Audu Mustapha, CEO,
    EMVC.
  • Energizing Net Zero Power Grids – Country Director, Husk Power Systems
  • New Tools for Boosting Solar Irrigation Shilp Verna, Senior Researcher, Int.
    Water Management Institute, India (Hybrid).
  • Q&A Co-Moderated by: Engr. Tunde Salihu, IEEE Nigeria Section

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Dolapo Kukoyi

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Kingsley Okenyi

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Esther Jerome. U

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Ayo Ademilua MBA

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Yasser Farhat

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ENGR ISAAC ADEKANYE, SMIEEE

speaker-7

Shilp Verma

9.30 - 11.30 AM

Arrivals & Registration

Arrivals

Welcoming

Registration

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Funmi Ogbue

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Will Stevens

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Segun Adaju

11.30 - 12.30 PM

Climate Smart Energy Investments

  • Training programs and initiatives to build technical capacity in the green energy sector
  • Leveraging public-private partnerships to enhance green energy capacity building
  • Building capacity for the integration of renewable energy into existing energy systems
  • Enhancing capacity for energy storage and grid management for renewable energy systems
  • Addressing capacity building needs in developing countries to support the energy transition.

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Funmi Ogbue

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Will Stevens

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Segun Adaju

12.30 - 2.30 PM

MW-Scale Grid-Tied Solar

  • The technical and economic feasibility of MW-scale grid-tied solar projects
  • Design and engineering considerations for MW-scale grid-tied solar installations
  • Regulatory and permitting requirements for MW-scale grid-tied solar projects
  • Operation and maintenance considerations for MW-scale grid-tied solar systems
  • Case studies and best practices for successful MW-scale grid-tied solar projects.

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James Christoff

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Segun Adaju

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Dr. Tinuade Toyin Susan

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Diran Adesua

2.30.00 - 3.30 PM

Boosting Green Cold Chains

  • 2.3.1. The role of green cold chains in reducing food waste and loss
  • 2.3.2. Technologies and innovations to improve the energy efficiency of cold chain systems
  • Policy and regulatory incentives to promote the adoption of green cold chains
  • Case studies and best practices for successful green cold chain projects
  • Building capacity and technical expertise for green cold chain systems.

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Segun Adaju

speaker-2

Dr. Tinuade Toyin Susan

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Diran Adesua

3.30.00 - 5.30.00 PM

Smart Metering Suppression

  • Technical requirements and standards for smart metering systems
  • 2.4.2. The benefits of smart metering for energy management and efficiency
  • Challenges and barriers to implementing smart metering systems
  • Regulatory and policy frameworks to support smart metering adoption
  • The potential for smart metering to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources.

speaker-1

James Christoff

speaker-2

Funmi Ogbue

speaker-3

MS Inga Stefanowicz