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[Conference] 2016 KOAFEC (Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation) Ministerial Conference

Type Conference
Venue Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, Seoul Date 2016-10-24 ~ 2016-10-27
Host Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Korea, African Development Bank Group and The Export-Import Bank of Korea Organizer
URL http://www.koafec-conference.org/Contents.asp?LoadPage=Register

2016 KOAFEC (Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation) Ministerial Conference
(Oct 24 – Oct 27, 2016)

 

Date/Time

Program Description

Day 1, Monday, October 24
15:30-17:30

KOAFEC Consultative Group Annual Meeting * Closed Session (Limited Access)

Chrysanthemum (2F)
18:30-20:30

KOAFEC Night * Limited Access (Invited Only)

Grand Ballroom (5F)
Day 2, Tuesday, October 25

09:30-12:30

KOAFEC Ministerial Round Table * Closed Session (Limited Access)

Grand Ballroom  Ⅰ+Ⅱ (5F)

12:40-13:40

Official Luncheon * Limited Access (Invited Only)

Chrysanthemum, Orchid (2F)

14:00-14:30

Signing Ceremony and Press Conference * Open to all

Grand Ballroom Ⅰ+Ⅱ (5F)

 KOAFEC Seminar * Open to all

Grand Ballroom Ⅲ (5F)

15:00-15:05

Opening Remarks 
Mr. In-Chang SONG
, Deputy Minister of International Affairs, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea

▶ Status of Africa's Agriculture and Challenges for Structural Transformation and Industrialization (tentative)

15:05-15:25

Moderator 
Prof. Christopher B. BARRETT
, Cornell University (TBD) 
Speaker 
Dr. Abebe SHIMELES,
Manager, Development Research Department, African Development Bank

▶ Korean Experiences in Agricultural Development and Implications for Transforming African Agriculture

15:25-15:45

Moderator 
Prof. Christopher B. BARRETT
, Cornell University (TBD) 
Speaker 
Dr. Hwa Soo PARK
, Senior Research Fellow, Global Management Research Institute (GMRI)

▶ Discussion & Q&A

15:45-16:20

Dr. Ji Hyeon CHO, Korea Rural Economic Institute 
Mr. Il-Soo KIM, Director, Korea-Africa Center 
Dr. Abdalla HAMDOK, Chief Economist, UNECA (TBD)
Dr. Benedict O. ORAMAH, President, Afreximbank (TBD) 
1 Panel from Pan African Organization (TBD)

16:20-16:30

Q & A

17:00-19:30

Official Dinner * Limited Access (Invited Only)

TBD
Day 3, Wednesday, October 26

 KOAFEC Public-Private Partnership Forum * Open to all

Grand Ballroom Ⅰ+Ⅱ (5F)
▶ Opening Ceremony

09:25-09:30

Opening Remarks 
Mr. Duk-Hoon LEE
, Chairman and President, The Export-Import Bank of Korea

09:30-09:35

Welcome Remarks 
Mr. Sang-mok CHOI
, 1st Vice Minister, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea

▶ Keynote Speech
09:35-09:45

Keynote Speaker 
Dr. Akinwumi ADESINA
, President, African Development Bank

▶ Session 1
 Samsung's Innovation and Vision for Africa: Samsung’ remarkable growth history and its implications on  Africa and the potential of Africa’s private sector
09:45-10:00

Speaker 
Mr. Shin KIM
, President, Samsung C&T Corporation

 Panel Discussion
10:00-10:35

Moderator 
Mr. Kyung Wook HUR
, Former Ambassador, OECD 
Panels 
Mr. Sung-hee KANG
, Autech Group Chairman & CEO (TBD)
Mr. Henry Kiplagat ROTICH, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Cinance, Kenya (TBD)
Mr. Gilbert ONDONGO, Minister, Ministere de l'economie du developpment industriel et de la promotion du sectuer prive, Congo (TBD)
Mr. Kofi Tutu AGYARE, Founder, Nubuke Investment
Mr. Idrisa NASSA, CEO, Coris Bank International

10:35-10:45

Q & A

Coffee Break

▶ Session 2
 “Strategies for the cooperation of public-private sector”, suggested by African Development Bank
11:00-11:15

Speaker 
Mr. Charles Owusu BOAMAH
, Vice President, African Development Bank

 Panel Discussion
11:15-11:50

Moderator 
Mr. Kyung Wook HUR
, Former Ambassador, OECD 
Panels 
Mr. Jae Hyung KWONHead, MIGA North Asia (TBD)
Dr. Patrick Saidu CONTEHMinister of State, Ministry of Finance & Economic Development, Sierra Leone
Mr. Amadou HOTT, CEOFONSIS
Dr. Ham-Mukasa MULIRACEO, eConsult (TBD)

11:50-12:00

Q & A

12:10-13:10

Official Luncheon * Limited Access (Invited Only)

Chrysanthemum, Orchid (2F)

AfDB Special Session: Seminar on Strengthening Korean Private Sector Investments and Doing Business in Africa * Open to all

Grand Ballroom Ⅰ+Ⅱ (5F)
▶ Opening Ceremony

13:30-13:35

Opening Remarks 
Mr. Tadashi YOKOYAMA
, Head of External Representation Officer for Asia, African Development Bank

13:35-13:40

Welcome Remarks 1 
Mr. Charles Owusu BOAMAH
, Vice President, African Development Bank

13:40-13:45

Welcome Remarks 2 
Mr. Young-Pyo HONG
, Deputy President, The Export-Import Bank of Korea

▶ AfDB Non-Sovereign Operation: Financial Products & Examples of Project
13:45-14:15

Mrs. Kodeidja DIALLO, Director of Private Sector Department, African Development Bank

▶ AfDB’s Procurement Framework
14:15-14:35

Mrs. Valerie DABADY LIVERANI, Division Manager of Resource Mobilization and External Finance Department, African Development Bank

▶ Open Discussion / Q&A
14:35-14:45

African Development Bank

▶ Closing Remarks
14:45-14:50

Mr. Hau Sing TSE, Executive Director, African Development Bank

14:00-17:00

One-on-one Business Meetings * Open to all, Pre-application required

Grand Ballroom Ⅲ (5F)

Presentation on Market & Project in Africa * Open to all

Grand Ballroom Ⅰ+Ⅱ (5F)
15:00-15:30

Ethiopia (TBD)

15:30-16:00

Senegal (TBD)

16:00-16:30

Tanzania (TBD)

19:00-21:00

Gala Dinner * Limited Access (Invited Only)

Sebitseom
Day 4, Thursday, October 27

Culture Experience & Industrial Site Visits * Invited Participants/Media from overseas only

08:00-16:00

Course 1
Gyeongbokgung Palace → Changdeokgung Palace Secret Garden

Course 2 
Seoul Energy Dream Center → Seoul Thermoelectric Power Plant

Course 3
Manna CEA Farm → Samsung Innovation Museum