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7TH MARCH 2023 CONFERENCE DAY ONE (1)

Venue: International Conference Centre, Cape Town

Welcome Remarks: Mr. Henry Kachaje, Chairman AFUR, CEO, MERA, Malawi
Keynote Address: Mr. Callixte KAMBANDA, Division Manager, Policy and Regulation Department, African Development Bank

Program Director and Master of Ceremonies: Mr. James Manda, Technical Manager, African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR)  

 TITLE: SETTING THE TONE FOR THE CONFERENCE

SPEAKER: Mr. James Manda, Technical Manager, African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR)

TITLE: THE IMPACT OF BUJAGALI ENERGY LIMITED DEBT REFINANCING ON UGANDA’S ELECTRICITY TARIFFS AND DEMAND

SPEAKER: Dr Geofrey Okoboi, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Uganda

TITLE: PORT REFORM IN CAMEROON: A NEW DEAL IN PORT MANAGEMENT
SPEAKER: Mme NGO BILONG Raïssa Epse LINDJEKE, National Ports Authority (APN), Cameroon

TITLE: STATUS OF THE WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION REGULATORY LANDSCAPE ACROSS AFRICA
SPEAKER: Mrs. Yvonne Magawa, National Water Supply & Sanitation Council (NWASCO), Zambia

TITLE: RE-PURPOSING THE WHEEL: ENERGY ATTRIBUTE CERTIFICATES FOR AFRICAN CONTEXTS
SPEAKER: Mr. Daniel Arnesson, Board of Directors, African Renewable Energy Certificates Facility (AREC)

TITLE: WHAT HAS ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACHIEVED IN NAMIBIA?
SPEAKER: Mr. Lameka Amuanyena, Mr. Moses Shuudeni, and Mrs Lydia Mlunga. Electricity Control Board (ECB), Namibia

PANEL DISCUSSION: 20 YEARS – WHAT HAS REGULATION ACHIEVED IN AFRICA? REGULATORY INDEPENDENCE VS DECISION MAKING, THE NEXT STEPS
Moderator: Mr James Manda
Panellists: AfDB, USAID, AUDA-NEPAD, AMDA, ERA, ARSEL, GIZ, NARUC

Closure of Day One (1) of the 19th AFUR Conference

8TH MARCH 2023 CONFERENCE DAY TWO (2)

Venue: International Conference Centre, Cape Town

SPEAKER: Mr. Shalman ETUTU, Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (ARSEL), Cameroon

TITLE: MAINSTREAMING MINI-GRID TARIFF SETTLEMENT TOOLS AND METHODOLOGIES ACROSS AFRICA REGULATORS PROJECT – LESSON LEARNED
SPEAKER: Robert Opini & Dr Albert Butare, Africa Energy Services Group (AESG), Kenya

TITLE: NARUC PRESENTS KEY FINDINGS OF TWO RECENTLY DEVELOPED RESOURCES – THE SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA COST-REFLECTIVE TARIFF SURVEY REPORT AS WELL AS THE COST-REFLECTIVE TARIFF TOOLKIT
SPEAKER: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), USA

TITLE: INNOVATIONS IN MINI GRID REGULATIONS TO INCENTIVISE PUE
SPEAKER: GIZ – GET-Transform

TITLE: INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT

SPEAKER: Andrew Sematimba, Kanara Solutions & I@Consulting

TITLE: UTILITIES REGULATION IN CAMEROON: CASE OF THE PORT SECTOR
SPEAKER: Dr EBOUPEKE Louis, General Manager, National Ports Authority (APN), Cameroon

TITLE: ELECTRICITY REGULATORY INDEX REPORT (ERI)

SPEAKER: African Development Bank

Closure of Day Two (2) of the 19th AFUR Conference

9TH MARCH 2023 CONFERENCE DAY THREE (3)

Venue: International Conference Centre, Cape Town

TITLE: CHALLENGES TO IMPLEMENTING COST-REFLECTIVE ELECTRICITY TARIFFS IN AFRICA
SPEAKER: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), USA

10TH MARCH 2023 CONFERENCE DAY FOUR (4)

Venue: International Conference Centre, Cape Town

09:00 – 13:00: AFUR 19th Annual General Assembly and Election of New Executive Committee

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch

13:00 – 16:00: AFUR 19th Annual General Assembly and Election of New Executive Committee

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