25 January 2018 - 26 January 2018 at Maputo, Mozambique
Mozambique Assembly & Dinner 2018

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Day 1
Day 2

Mozambique Assembly
January 25 - 26th 2018

Day 1: January 25

08:00 - 09:30AM - Registration Opens for the Mozambique Assembly 

09:00 -09:30am - Presidential Address: Transforming Mozambique's hydrocarbon resources into national development and prosperity 

His Excellency President Felipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique 

09:30 - 10:30am - Ministerial Address: outlining opportunities for investment and creating shared value from Mozambique's energy industry 
  • Outlining the Government of Mozambique's priorities for developing the nations hydrocarbon sector and erlated industries 
  • Future investment opportunities across the hydrocarbon, infrastructure and education industries, including new bidding rounds: An invitation to national and international partners new and old 
  • Understanding the importance of creating shared value in the economy through investment in education and skills 
  • What role does the nation's energy sector play in Mozambique's National Development Strategy?
    Discussing an increased focus on gas to power and renewables alongside oil & gas 
10:30 - 11:00 - Economy Spotlight: Building trust and restoring confidence in the Mozambican economy 
  • After the financial crisis, how is the government working to restore confidence in the economy and encourage investment?
  • What are the necessary steps for creating an enabling business environment and fiscal regime for investors?
  • Restoring the SME sector after the financial crisis: Readjusting the regulatory environment and cost of doing business 
  • Conducting an assessment of regularoty frameworks and analysing the investment climate for new projects 
11:00 - 11:45am - VIP Speaker Tour & Networking Coffee 
11:45 - 13:00 - Charting the current status of projects: Progress and milestones over the next 12 months 
  • Latest developments with the Eni Coral South project post-FID
  • Future milestones for Area 1 and Area 4: What are the key priorities for reaching FID?
  • Hear perspectives from established Pande and Temane gas fields 
  • How to monetise LNG projects and understand the priorities of the Mozambique Gas Master Plan 
13:00 - 14:00pm - Networking Lunch 
14:00 - 15:15pm - Mozambique's national content strategy: Forming a clear path towards localisation 
  • How is the Government of Mozambique approaching national content delivery and supporting private sector implimentation?
  • From planning to action: What are the immediate steps to be taken to realise national content targets as projects come online?
  • The need for close coordination across existing skills development inititatives among oil & gas and other industries: Indentifying transferable skills for a joined up approach 
  • Opportunities for backward and forward linkages from mega projects and how to achieve higher multiples of indirect projects 
  • Optimising labour laws to support technology transfer and build local enterprise capacity 
15:15 - 16:00pm - Networking Lunch 
16:00 - 17:00pm - The full picture of investment opportunities in energy infrastructure, transport and logistics: Portfolio diversification and prospects for returns 
  • An overview of the major infrastructure, transport and logistics, and communication projects linked to the energy sector 
  • The need for infrastructure financing and subsequent opportunities for international investors 
  • Outlining project timelines and key milestones for infrastructure projects over the next 12-24 months 
  • How emerging projects can stimulate investment and job creation to drive the national and regional economies 
  • Attaining closer cooperation across industries for national skills and workforce development for a more efficient and long term solution to local content 
17:00 - Close of Day One 
18:30 - Drinks Reception & Mozambique Assembly Dinner 

Mozambique Assembly 
January 25 - 26th 2018

Day 2: January 26

08:00 - 09:00 - Registration & Morning Coffee 
09:00 - 09:45am - The importance of international partnerships and regional collaboration: Opportunities for local and international businesses 
  • The importance of international partnerships and regional collaboration for continued investment, project development and knowledge transfer: The role of partnerships with countries such as Angola and South Africa ain developing Mozambiques energy sector 
  • In which sectors is international help needed to support the development of Mozambique's energy sector? 
  • The need for strategic regional planning and cooperation in monetising gas 
09:45 - 10:45  
Finance & Investment - Stream A Localisation - Stream B

Monetising Mozambique's gas resources: Ensuring profitibility in the current global market 

  • How to match production and supply with the downstream sector 
  • Considering lead times and the regulatory environment to encourage investment 
  • Latest updates from the Rovuma Basin Gas to Liquid plant development and Pande & Temane fields 
  • Requirements for the domestic market share and spotlight on national power generation projects 

Mapping out the skills needs across the lifecycle of projects: What already exists? What is needed?

  • Forming a clear picture in numbers of the national skills requirements across the lifecycle of projects 
  • Solutions for scaling up and accelerating skills development to meet national content strategies 
  • Importance of strategic planning when several projects come online at the same time 
  • Outlining the expectations and fears of employers: What makes a person employable? Where are the risks?
10:45 - 11:45 - Networking Coffee Break 
11:45 - 12:45 
Finance & Investment - Stream A Localisation  - Stream B

Project financing options LNG, gas and infrastructure in Mozambique

  • The current funding environment for companies and projects in Mozambique: Prespectives from banks and financiers
  • Insights from Coral South as the worlds first Project Finance arranged for a liquefication floater
  • How are banks responding with funding options across the LNG, gas and infrastructure industries? 

Developing local entrepreneurs and supply chains: Building awareness, access to information and finance solutions

  • Identifying key target sectors for local entrepreneurs and enterprises to engage in the oil/gas
    supply chain 
  • Understanding the gaps and areas for investment to support local businesses in meeting international standards and requirements 
  • Bridging the information gap between local businesses, entrepreneurs and international industry 
12:45 - 14:00 - Networking Lunch 
14:00 - 15:00 
Finance & Investment - Stream A Localisation - Stream B

Prospects for small and mid-cap operators in the Mozambican market

  • Current activity of small and mid-cap companies in Mozambique including onshore Rovuma
  • Prospects for small and mid-cap companies entering the Mozambican market  
  • What are the financing options for smaller players in the Mozambican market?
    The role of independents in the next phase of Mozambicans hydrocarbon development 

Meeting demand for national trainers: How to attract and retain talent

  • Strategies to attract and retain talent into technical institutions
  • Outlining the current demand for trainers in technical institutions 
  • Avoiding the revolving door of trainers into the industry 
  • How can IOC's and contractors support faculty development 
15:00 - 15:30 - Networking Coffee Break 
16:00 - The role of local institutions in Mozambique's national content delivery 
  • Understanding the current capacity of national universities and technical institutions to train nationals across the full spectrum of required skills 
  • An update on the newly established Centre of Excellence. What role will it play in the skills development agenda? 
  • Opportunities for partnerships with international education and training institutions 
  • Showcasing existing industry and education partnerships 
  • The need for close collaboration between industry and education for ensuring the employability of graduates 
16:00 - Close of Mozambique Assembly 

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