Nigeria Energy Forum 2017

Forum Schedule and Agenda of Sessions

Technical Sessions & Innovation Exhibition

08:00 – 09:50

Forum Registration

09:50 – 10:00

Welcome Remark

10:00 – 11:40

Keynote Speeches (15 minutes each)

  • Lights, Power, Development: Electrifying Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria (Invited, TBC)
  • Roadmap for Incremental, Stable and Uninterrupted Electricity Supply in NigeriaBabatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Nigeria
  • Roadmap for Nigeria’s Energy FutureBala, DG, ECN
  • Sustainable Power Distribution for Improved Electricity Supply John Ayodele, DMD, Ibadan Disco.

10:40– 12:00

Q&A   Chaired by Dr. D. Adeuyi, Cardiff Uni, UK

12:00 – 12:30

Innovation Exhibition Opening / Break

12:30 – 13:30

Rebuilding Trust in the Power Sector

Technical Presentations 1 (8 minutes each with PowerPoint)

  • Powering Nigeria: Rising to the Engineering Challenge – Engr. E. Akinwole, National Chairman, NIEEE
  • Powering Smart Buildings: Opportunities for Mixed-Use Services – Mr. Paul Onwuanibe, CEO, Landmark, Nigeria
  • Sustainable Development of Nigeria’s Smart Metering Infrastructure Kola Balogun, MEMMCOL
  • Technical and Regulatory Instruments for Debt Recovery T. Wudil, Principal Engineer, NERC
  • Planning and Operation of Electricity Distribution Networks Ezonfade Percy, Sr. Engr., Lilleker Brothers Nigeria.
  • Roadmap for Development of Nigeria’s Electricity Transmission Network – Engr. B. Opara, GM, Transmission TCN
  • Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Sustainable Energy Development  –—–Africa Finance Corporation
  • Renewable Technologies for Rapid Rural ElectrificationMr.Alex Obiechina, CEO, ACOB Lighting Technologies

13:30 – 13:45

Q & A Chaired by Engr. A. Makinde, FNIEEE

13:45 – 14:45

Lunch and Networking Break (Sponsor-Lilleker)

14:45 – 15:45

Electrifying the Off-grid Sector

Technical Presentations 2 (8 minutes each with PowerPoint)

  • Accelerating Electricity Access using Renewable Technologies Goodluck Enimakpokpo, Senior Manager, GE Nigeria
  • Development Priorities for Transforming Off-grid Electricity Access in NigeriaKeith Hammond, Senior Advisor, DFID.
  • Solar Supply Chain: Boosting Local Manufacturing CapabilitiesSulaimon Yusuf, CEO, Blue Camel Energy
  • Attracting International Finance to Nigeria’s Clean Energy EntrepreneursEka Okoro, All-On
  • Productive Energy Services for Micro Small and Medium EnterprisesSegun Adaju, CEO, Solar Direct
  • Powering Nigeria using Solar Technologies Akpoyibo, Group CEO, Asteven
  • Innovation, Finance, Business: Accelerating Nigeria’s Sustainable Energy Development  – Austin Egwuche Bank of Industry.

15:45 – 16:00

Q&A Chaired by Ify Malo, Director, PowerForAll

16:00 – 16:15

Networking Break  

16:15 – 17:15

Addressing the Gas-to-Power Challenge

Technical Presentations 3 (8 minutes each with PowerPoint)
  • Practical Actions for Securing Gas Supply to Power Stations in Nigeria S. Ogaji, Head Gas, NIPP
  • Mobilizing Investments and Partnerships to Support the National GridImeh Okon, Manager, USAID Power Africa.
  • Gas-to-Power: Unlocking Opportunities for Improved Electricity Supply M. Afinni, CEO, Olorunsogo Power
  • Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Gas and Electricity InfrastructureDamilola Agbaje, Investment Manager, AIIM
  • Trade, Commerce and Industry for Sustainable Energy Development E. Edet, FEI, Chair LCCI Power Group
  • Legal and Regulatory Priorities for Securing Gas Supply to the Power SectorDolapo Kukoyi, Detail Solicitors
  • Security of Supply in the European Gas and Electricity System O. Olanrewaju, Innovation Lead, NEF.

17:15 – 17:30

Q&A Chaired Prof. A. Adenikinju, Uni. of Ibadan

17:30 – 18:15

Solar Grids Demonstration and Break

18:15 – 19:00

Energy Ideas Competition Awards

Hands-on Training & Exhibition

08:30 – 09:00

Forum Registration 

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote Presentations (15 minutes each)

  • Open-Access Simulation Toolbox for Power Transmission through Direct Current Links D. Adeuyi, Cardiff Uni, UK
  • Integration of Renewables into Electricity Networks Amalnath Nath, Manitoba HVDC Research Centre, Canada.

09:45 – 10:00

Q&A Chaired by Dr. A. Babatunde, Uni. of Leeds, UK

10:00 – 10:30

Hands-on Training Tasters

(5 minutes presentation to describe each hands-on training)

By MHRC, Blue Camel Energy; IEEE Smart Village & NEF

10:30 – 11:00

Innovation Exhibition and Poster Sessions

11:00 – 13:00

Hands-On Training 1 (See Outline Below)

Hands-on Training Outline (parallel sessions)

                                                    Power Systems Simulation by Manitoba HVDC Research Centre, Canada.
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Description: This soft-skills training will introduce the PSCAD simulation tool with a focus on modelling and simulation of electrical
power systems, solar PVs & battery energy storage.
Speaker: Mr. Mani Amalnath, Simulation Engineer, MHRC Canada.

Download Pre-training Instruction Here

                                                   Solar Grid Designs by Blue Camel Energy, Nigeria
TheNEF2017-Strategic-PartnersDescription: This practical training will focus on design, construction and outdoor demonstration of solar PV systems for street lighting,
off-grid, and mini-grid applications.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and Networking Break  (Sponsor-Lilleker)

14:00 – 16:30

Hands-On Training 2 (See Outline Below)

Hands-on Training Outline (parallel sessions)

                                              Community Energy Development by IEEE Smart Village, USA.

DescriptionThis training will foster knowledge skills for development practice and community energy entrepreneurship.

Speakers:

WILSON, Michael MarkSr. Program Manager, IEEE Smart Village USA, an IEEE Staff Employee 

ORAJAKA, IfeanyiManaging Director & CEO – GVE Projects Ltd. Nigeria – IEEE Smart Village Program Partner

EZE, ChukaDirector Project Development –  GVE Projects Ltd. Nigeria – IEEE Smart Village Program Partner

SALIHU, Tunde YManaging Director – Shaybis Nigeria Limited – IEEE Smart Village Program Partner

BLYDEN, Bai KendrickExecutive BBRM GROUP, USA – Member IEEE Smart Village Development Committee and Smart Village Ambassador at Large.

                                                Energy Research Opportunities Workshop –By Nigeria Energy Forum

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Description: This activity-based workshop will facilitate personal and institutional development for assessing international funding opportunities on energy research.

 Download EnROW Document Here

16:30 – 17:00

De-briefing/Closing