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Pre-Conference on power

Wednesday 9 October 2013

Opening Ceremony 0.1An overview of  the power sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Chairman: Vika di Panzu, Energy Consultant and Director General of Katanga Energy, DRC
09h55 – 10h00

Welcome remarks
Nicole Smith, Director, iPAD Mines and Infrastructure Indaba, Spintelligent, South Africa

10h00 – 10h15

The new regulation for the power sector
H.E. Bruno Kapandji Kalala, Minister of Power, DRC

Presentation available by October 23

10h15 – 10h30

The liberalisation of the power sector : what does it mean for the mines
Thaddee Nkumbi Nkiet, Chief of Staff, Ministry of Power, DRC

10h30 – 10h40

What the liberalisation means
Maitre Edmond Cibamba, Lawyer, Mukendi Wafwana & Associes, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

Session 0.2Mobilising finance for the rehabilitation and strengthen of power facilities
Chairman: Vika di Panzu, Energy Consultant and Director General of Katanga Energy, DRC
11h20 – 11h30

SNEL: update on the current network, studies and equipment
Celestine Hortense Mukalay Kionde, Director General Asistant, SNEL, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

11h30 – 11h40

Financing power projects
Valentin Zongo, Country Representative, Africa Development Bank, DRC

11h40 – 12h20

Experience of regional companies for PPP
Elia Mikael, Vice-President Infrastructure, Ivanhoe, Canada

Presentation available by October 23 

Session 0.3

Grand Inga
Chairman: Vika di Panzu, Energy Consultant and Director General of Katanga Energy, DRC

14h00 – 14h30

Development of Grand Inga
Maximilien Munga, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Power, DRC

Session 0.4Best practices
Chairman: Vika di Panzu, Energy Consultant and Director General of Katanga Energy, DRC
15h30 – 15h45

Solutions for the mines
Pierre Pisterman, Director, Hydro Power Plant, France

15h45 – 16h00

Closing ceremony
Chairman: Vika di Panzu, Energy Consultant, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

Conference Program Day 1

Thursday 10 October 2013

Keynote & opening ceremony 1.1Investing in the DRC – the important elements to know when investing in the DRC
Chairman:  Jean Claude Masangu Mulogo, Former Governor of the Central Bank, DRC
09h05 – 09h20

Prime Minister presentation – an evaluation of the current economic situation in the DRC after one year as head of the Government
H.E. Daniel Mukoko Samba, Vice-  Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

09h20 – 09h40

Minister of Mines presentation on the good governance in the mining sector and its implementation by the different parties
General Secretary, Minister of Mines, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

09h40 – 09h55

IMF presentation – The perception of the DRC in the world and the repercussion of good governance and transparency in the economy
Oscar Melhado, Representant, IMF, DRC

Session 1.2Business Climate in the DRC
Chairman: Eric Mukandila, Mining Advisor, Primature, DRC
10h30 – 11h00

The participation of the States in the social investment of the mining companies
Eugenie Elanga, Lawyer, Mukendi Wafwana & Associes, DRC

11h00 – 12h00

Panel discussion

Panel:

  • M. Amisi, Director General, Guichet Unique, DRC
  • Barbara Ripel, Co-ordinator: Good Governance Project in the Mining Sector (BGSM), GIZ, Germany
  • Prof. Roger Masamba, Permanent Secretary, OHADA, DRC
  • Janvier Kiambu Mbaya, Representant of  CPCAI,  CPCAI, DRC
  • Déo Rugwiza, Director General, DGDA, DRC*
  • Bertrand Montembault, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP, France
  • Thierry K. Ntumba, Director General, Banro, DRC
Presentation available by October 23
Session 1.3Investors and their daily experience on the field
Chairman: Paul Mabolia Yenga, Coordinator Promines, DRC
13h15- 13h30

Tiger Resources: Australian-based company focused on the discovery, development & production of high-grade copper/ cobalt deposits in the Katanga Copper Belt
Charles Carron Brown, Chief of Exploration, Tiger Congo SPRL, DRC

13h30 – 13h45

Banro: Four gold properties comprising 13 Exploitation Permits in the South Kivu and Maniema Provinces of the DRC
John Clarke, Chief Excutive Officer, Banro, UK

Presentation available by October 23 

13h45 – 14h00

MMG: Kinsevere is a copper mine located in Katanga and it has a capacity of  60K tons of copper a year
Michael Nossal, Business development, MMG, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

14h00 – 14h15

TFM: The construction of  a world class mine: its challenges 
André Kapanga, General Manager TFM Kinshasa, Tenke Fungurume Mining, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

14h15 – 14h30

Ivanplats: The Kamoa Project is a newly discovered, strati form copper deposit with adjacent prospective exploration areas within the Central African Copperbelt
Michel Dufresne, Vice President Projets, Ivanhoe Mines, Canada

14h30 – 14h45

Anglo Gold Ashanti: The gold project of Kibali is a joint venture with Randgold, each having 45%
Guy-Robert Lukama, Administrator, Anglo Gold Ashanti, DRC

14h45 – 15h00

Randgold/Kibali: The Kibali mine development in the DRC is the largest project undertaken to date by Randgold. With a reserve base at plus 10 million ounces and still growing, it will rank as one of the largest gold mines in Africa
Louis Watum, GM of Kibali and Country Manager, Randgold, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

Session 1.4The fiscal regime and the economic relations – the Mining Code
Chairman: Laure Gnassou, Economic Affairs Officer, Monusco, DRC
15h30 – 15h45

The revised Mining Code
Chantal Bashizi, Vice President, Governmental Commission in Charge of the Mining Code, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

15h45 – 16h05

Comparative case study adopted in the OHADA zone
Ali Boroumand, Partner, Heenan Blaikie, France

16h05 – 16h20

The impact of the Mining Code in the fiscal and borders obligations of the mining operators
David Guarnieri, Director, Tax Department, Tenke Fungurume Mining Sarl, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

16h20 – 16h40

The mining code impact on on-going operations and future investments
Ali Boroumand, Partner, Heenan Blaikie, France

16h40 – 17h00

Contributions from mining in the DRC – past, present and future
Olle Östensson, OPM Associate, Oxford Policy Management,  UK

Presentation available by October 23

Conference Program Day 2

Friday 11 October 2013

Session 2.1The DRC and its provinces : challenges and perceptives
Chairman: Prof. Sakata, Ministry of Mines, DRC
09h00 – 10h00

Discussion with the governors

Panel:

  • H.E. Pascal Tutu Salumu Governor of Maniema, DRC
  • H.E. Jean Bamanisa Saidi, Governor of Orientale, DRC
  • H.E. Marcellin Cishambo, Governor of South Kivu, DRC
  • John Kanyoni, Vice President, Chamber of Mines, FEC, DRC
  • Mark Bristow, Director General, Rangold, United Kingdom
  • Désiré Sangra, Vice-President of Government Relations, Banro, DRC

Presentation available by October 23

Session 2.2Infrastructure development and industrialisation of the DRC’s mining projects, where are we at?
Chairman: Jeremy Mack Dumba, National Representative for the initiative of transparency for the extractive industry, EITI, DRC
10h30 – 10h45

An overview of the road situation
Philothile Ntela, Coordinator, Ministry of Infrastructure, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

10h45 – 11h00

Study Case of DRC: Infrastructure and development
Jean-Christophe Carret, Coordonnator for the Suistainable Development Sector, World Bank, DRC

Presentation available by October 23 

11h00 – 11h30

China and DRC relationship
Jean Mbuyu Luyongola, Lawyer, Cabinet Mbuyu et Associés, DRC*

Presentation available by October 23 

Session 2.3Conflict minerals and artisanal mines
Chairman: Prof.Dona Kampata, Head of Technical Committee for Planning and Coordination (CTCPM), Ministry of Mines, DRC
13h00 – 14h00

Questions: Artisanal Mining

Panel:

  • Baudoin Iheta Musombo, General Co-ordonator, SAESSCAM, DRC
  • Jean Felix Mupande, Director General, Cadastre Minier, DRC
  • Yves Bawa, Regional Director, Mines to Markets, PACT, USA
  • Uwe Naeher, Director, Mineral Certification Project, Federal Bureau of Geosicence and Natural Resources (BGR), DRC
  • John Kanyoni, Vice President, Chamber of Mines, FEC, DRC

Presentation available by October 23

Session 2.4Review of the 2 days and closing ceremony
Chairman: Paul Mabolia Yenga, Coordinator Promines Project, DRC
15h00 – 15h30

Closing keynote address
Senior Representative, Ministry of Mines, DRC*