Upcoming Events

The Solar Future Nigeria, 25th – 26th April 2017 Lagos, Nigeria 

Join 200+ high-level executives to discuss the challenges & opportunities in the immediate future for Nigeria’s On-grid & Distributed Solar Power Market.

Nigeria is considered one of the biggest economies in Africa with more than 182 million people, yet about 55% of the population has no access to grid-connected electricity. As the Nigerian government and the private sector are increasingly turning towards Solar PV to solve this issue, Nigeria is emerging to be one of the most attractive solar markets in the region. Solarplaza is organizing The Solar Future Nigeria, a 2-day conference focusing on the opportunities and challenges in this exciting and evolving landscape, to be the key-platform for all stakeholders to connect. This will be Solarplaza’s 8th event in Africa. Get informed on the latest policies and regulations, market trends and project finance mechanisms, and network during exclusive workshops, roundtables and by using our networking platform.

All Capital Markets in Africa members receive a 10% discount. Register online using the special 10% discount code CM-10.

If you wish to receive more information about the conference, or if you wish to register, please contact Dr. Eveline Jansen, Project Manager at Solarplaza, tel. +31 10 3027 907 / +31 6 1981 8412, or email eveline@solarplaza.com

Date: 25th – 26th April, 2017
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

 


East Africa Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2017, 9th -10th May 2017, Nairobi, Kenya

GTR’s East Africa Trade & Commodity Finance Conference will return to Kenya in May 2017, bringing together the region’s leading corporates and trade financiers for two days of discussion and debate. With an agenda addressing various political, economic and social issues risks and opportunities faced by Kenya and neighbouring countries, 2017’s conference will provide ideal networking and learning opportunities for those looking to build trade relationships in East Africa.

GTR ties to the market’s primary trade bodies, regulators and institutions allow an on-stage discussion to focus on the latest challenges being experienced by those involved in the African trade, as well as highlighting potential opportunities in a number of key countries and sectors.

Discount Description: Capital Markets in Africa can offer a 15% discount with code CMA15 on online bookings. Please keep in mind that this offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer and is eligible for new registrations only.

In order to register for the corporate passes, or for any questions, please contact Judith Mülhausen via jmulhausen@gtreview.com, or visit the GTR website. All attendees must be registered prior to the event.

Date: 9th – 10th May 2017
Location: Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club, Nairobi, Kenya


The Euromoney Kenya Conference: Financial Inclusion 2.0: Expanding Kenya’s digital financial ecosystem

With the shift of interest in the Fintech industry in recent years, Africa has become a significant innovation hub. Euromoney is delighted to co-host the inaugural Euromoney Kenya Conference with Central Bank of Kenya and Kenya Bankers Association on 9 May 2017 in Nairobi to examine the development of the digital business and financial ecosystem in Kenya and Africa.

Our great line-up of speakers will be debating and discussing challenges and opportunities within the macro environment and expanding the outcomes of an innovative ecosystem; and how new approaches and collaboration between the worlds of finance and technology can create growth.

Date: 9th May 2017
Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Mastering Renewable & Alternative Energies Course, 8th – 11th May, Johannesburg, South Africa

The course is designed to provide clear, independent and business-focused guidance on market opportunity and risk to those deploying, investing in or regulating renewable power projects.

Over 4 days, attendees will be led from the global picture and trends through to the variables impacting the success (or failure) of individual projects and the integration of large amounts of renewable energy into individual power markets. This market analysis approach recognises that the sustainable growth of any renewable power business requires the balancing of interconnected and potentially conflicting requirements, including reliable service, investor returns, and public/political acceptance. It is presented in language suited to non-engineering commercial executives and investors, so no prior knowledge is assumed or required.

For more information, please email to reanne@infocusinternational.com

Date: 8th – 11th May 2017
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa


5th Annual Internal Audit Forum 11-12 May 2017, Berlin, Germany

Following the great success of our 4th Annual Internal Audit Forum, we are happy to invite you to our 5th Annual Internal Audit Forum, which will be held on 11th – 12th of May 2017 in Crowne Plaza Berlin-Potsdamer Platz in Berlin – Germany.

There are still new challenges ahead for Internal Audit in financial services. Internal audit will need to overcome challenges related to governance, risk management, compliance.

The 5th Annual Internal Audit Forum will provide opportunities for attendees to listen insights, guidelines, practices from regulatory bodies, leading industry associations and banks/central banks.

Through our networking and question and answer sessions, you can connect with industry leaders and build up your network all around Europe.

Date: 11th – 12th May 2017
Location: Berlin, Germany


6th Collateral Management Forum,18-19 May, 2017, Berlin, Germany

In 2017 we are organizing our 6th Annual Collateral Management Forum, which has now made its name on the market thanks to our returning participants and sponsors. We are proud to introduce this event where sales-side and buy-side are well represented in order gather and network under one roof.

This year’s highlights will be the following: Outlook of the Repo MarketCCP Recovery & ResolutionDistributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Securities Finance; Update on SFTR and many more.

To spin up the interactivity of the event we will organize a Round-table session, where participants can join the discussion on the 3 most emerging topics; Burdens of the Regulatory Reporting, External vs. Internal Control, Recovery and resolution of central counterparties.

Meet the regulatory and industry experts and get to know the latest technology, that the service providers companies offer to the market. with GLC Collateral Management Forum you can be prepared for the future challenges and bring real value to your company.

Date: 18th – 19th May 2017
Location: Berlin, Germany


8th TMT Finance Africa 2017, 24 May 2017, London, United Kingdom

The 8th annual TMT Finance Africa Conference takes place in London on May 24, 2017, bringing together the most important leadership from telecoms, media and tech, finance, government and advisory active across Africa to assess the latest opportunities for investment and partnership. Find out more at www.tmtfinance.com/africa

Date: 24th May 2017
Location: London, United Kingdom


GRI Africa Summit 2017, 30-31 May, Johannesburg, South Africa

GRI Africa Summit is a get-together of senior international and local real estate investors, developers and lenders. The collegial discussions enable you to interact and engage – much like an after-dinner conversation in your own living room. Identify like-minded peers, build relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.

Date: 30th – 31st of May, 2017
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa


The 7th Edition Annual Banking and Finance Conference, 30-31 May 2017, Rwanda

Over the years, the 7th Edition (Annual Banking and Finance Conference has continued to strengthen its position as the leading brand for the industry.  The 2016 edition was held in Ghana and on Financial inclusion.  2017, held under a timely theme- Making Financial Inclusion a Reality continues to push the theme of Financial Inclusion as a follow up to the 2016 edition,

Contact name Hellen Ndirangu
Sponsorships & Business Development Executive,
P.O. Box 64451, Nairobi, Kenya T. +254 202218114; F. +254 20222832; M. +254 700248840E. hellen@aidembs.com

 Aidems Business Solution-Bringing the Industry Leaders on One Platform- That is what we do! Leading Brands!! www.aidembs.com


5th Annual Retail Banking Forum, 01-02 June, 2017, Berlin, Germany

The Banking sector is going through very turbulent times due the innovations on the market. Retail banks are trying to keep up with the new entrants of the market like challenger banks or FinTechs.

The competition is huge, but what can be the winning strategy? Is competing or cooperating can be the better solution? At our event you can at first hand the most innovative developments of the digital banking, get to know the most up-to-date Fintech trends and how they change the banking industry. Get to know the Robo Advise and debate if this can be the future of retail investing or human advisors continue their activities. Listen presentations from retail banking expert on payment innovations such as Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology, New Entrants of the banking Industry or delivering superior customer service.

Do not miss out 5th Annual Retail Banking Forum (#DigiTail) which provides you the opportunity to learn more about upcoming trends such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) in banking or Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Join our event and reap the benefit of meeting industry leaders, network with retail banking experts and listen high standard presentations followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Date: 1st – 2nd June 2017
Location: Berlin, Germany


Gas/LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation

 Due to the complex geopolitical nature of gas/LNG sourcing and long-term nature of gas transactions between buyers and sellers, it is commercially prudent for those involved in this process to know the global gas/LNG supply situation, available methodologies for price determination, contract structure and negotiation techniques. Any misjudgment in any of these areas could result in wrong sourcing decisions, significant adverse financial consequences, and legal liabilities.

This course is designed to enable the professionals to make right sourcing decision, construct gas/LNG contracts and negotiate from a position of strength.

For more information, please email to reanne@infocusinternational.com


Africa Oil & Power 2017, 5th – 7th June, Cape Town, South Africa

Africa Oil & Power is the elite event for energy investment and policy in Africa, organized once each year in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference draws a premier crowd of ministers and senior level government officials and top executives of private sector companies spanning the entire value chain, including upstream, downstream, power generation and legal and finance.

Please register: http://africaoilandpower.com/aop-2017/register/

Date: 5th – 7th June 2017
Location: Cape Town, South Africa


7th Annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference 2017,  21-22 June 2017, Nairobi, Kenya

AIRC 2017 is held under a timely theme “Road Map for  Insurance Inclusion and Penetration” building on the idea that the growth potential in Africa going forward will be significantly high and insurance industry must strive for competitive excellence by increasingly seeking transformative and innovative products & processes that will increase the penetration levels in the continent.  Please see below the Post event for 2016 which provides key highlights of what you should expect. 

Contact name Hellen Ndirangu
Sponsorships & Business Development Executive,
P.O. Box 64451, Nairobi, Kenya T. +254 202218114; F. +254 20222832; M. +254 700248840E. hellen@aidembs.com

 Aidems Business Solution-Bringing the Industry Leaders on One Platform- That is what we do! Leading Brands!! www.aidembs.com 


4th Mining on Top Africa London Summit, 6th – 7th July, Frankfurt, Germany 

The 4th Mining on Top – Africa London Summit (MOTA) will be held in Frankfurt, Germany on the 6th-7th July 2017. The two – day conference is expected to attract over 200 participants from over 20 countries. MOTA is the most definitive African mining conference for Europe, uniting Minister’s from Africa’s most established and emerging mining economies with global mining executives, investors and service providers to meet, share ideas, connect and encourage greater partnerships & stakeholder engagement.

The 4th edition of MOTA programme will focus on the current industry changes and areas of development from both a government and mining company perspective, with the aim of building shared value across the extractive supply chain so the African mining sector can realise its full potential even in the current uncertain economic climate.

For more information please visit Mining on Top website or please contact Alessandra Linoci by emailing mota@ametrade.org T +44 207 700 4949

Date: 6th – 7th July, 2017
Location: The superior Intercontinental Frankfurt Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany


West Africa Power Summit 2017, 12th – 14th July, Dakar, Senegal

#WAFPOW17      “Cross Border Collaboration to Power West Africa’s Development”

In July 2017, Dakar, Senegal will play host to West Africa’s No.1 Business to Business Green Power event, which will bring together the senior decision makers from across the ECOWAS region. The West Africa Power Summit hosted by Vale Media Group, the Sub-Saharan African B2B events company, will provide a platform to address some key challenges of investments for green energy power initiatives, developing new green power infrastructure, integrating green power assets to aging grid infrastructure, regional power pooling and much more. The Summit will bring together Ministries of Power & Energy, State Power providers, Public – Private partnerships (PPP), Independent Power Producers (IPP’s) and key solution providers to tackle some of the most pressing issues within the African Power industry.

More information is available by visiting www.wafpower.com

Or to register your interest, please contact Vale Media Group by emailing: Natalie Stone, natalie.stone@valemediagroup.com

Date: 12th – 14th July, 2017
Location: Dakar, Senegal


Power Purchase Agreement Course, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Johannesburg, Singapore

Today’s power market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better availability and performance, as well as more attractive and sustainable mixtures of fuel sources. Economies throughout developing countries urgently need to master the in negotiating Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), in designing and managing new competitive power markets, and attracting the right mix of renewable energy sources.

This 4-day workshop gives clear explanations of the new models of PPA risk allocation, designing and managing competitive power markets, attracting private investments in renewable energy, through a series of real case examples of contracts and markets.

For further information, please email to reanne@infocusinternational.com


Mastering Renewable & Alternative Energies Course, 20th – 23rd November, Singapore

The course is designed to provide clear, independent and business-focused guidance on market opportunity and risk to those deploying, investing in or regulating renewable power projects.

Over 4 days, attendees will be led from the global picture and trends through to the variables impacting the success (or failure) of individual projects and the integration of large amounts of renewable energy into individual power markets. This market analysis approach recognises that the sustainable growth of any renewable power business requires the balancing of interconnected and potentially conflicting requirements, including reliable service, investor returns, and public/political acceptance. It is presented in language suited to non-engineering commercial executives and investors, so no prior knowledge is assumed or required.

For more information, please email to reanne@infocusinternational.com

Date: 20th – 23rd November 2017
Location: Singapore

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