Top Speakers Confirmed for Energy Plenary

The Closing Plenary at the CCA's 2017 Africa Business Summit will provide an overview of the recent milestones and successes in regional integration.
9 June 2017
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Corporate Council on Africa (Washington, DC)

Corporate Council on Africa's  11th Biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit June 13-16, 2017

Omni Shoreham Hotel | Washington, DC



Investing in Africa's Future

Energy remains a major growth driver on the continent and generates a significant portion of the GDP for many African countries. The continent boasts five of the top 30 oil-producing countries in the world, and nearly $2 trillion of investments are expected by 2036. Africa's strategic importance for global energy security continues to grow especially with recent discoveries in countries like Mozambique.

This panel will discuss the current state of the oil and gas sector, incentives and policies to promote FDI and how governments and corporations can work together to increase and sustain production.

Sola Adepetun – Senior Partner, Energy and Project Finance Group, ACAS-Law

  • H.E Augusto  de Sousa Fernando, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy, Republic of Mozambique Amadeu Paquete de Azevedo – National Director of Petroleum, Republic of Angola
  • Samuel Dossou-Aworet, Founding Chairman, Petrolin Group
  • Jay Ireland, President and CEO, GE Africa
  • Walter Kansteiner, Senior Director, Africa, International Government Relations, Exxon Mobil Corporation

About the U.S.-Africa Business Summit

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) will convene business and government leaders at its 11th biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC to discuss the challenges of doing business in Africa, proffer actionable solutions for businesses looking to seize opportunities, and begin to shape U.S.-Africa trade and investment policies. The theme for the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit is The U.S. Stake in Africa: A Call for Greater Economic Engagement. This overarching theme is explored through three main topics on each day:

1.   Navigating the African Market

2.   Africa in a Globalizing Economy

3.   Regional Integration and the Impact on Trade and Investment

Interested in oil, gas and energy in Africa? You are invited to register to attend.

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