Agenda

DAY 1: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Current State: Where We Are
7:00 - 8:30
Registration
8:30 - 9:15
Welcome Remarks
9:15 - 9:45
Keynote Address
9:45 - 10:00
Break
10:00 - 11:15
Investment Climate and Government Priorities for Advancing the Economy
11:15 - 12:15
How to Access Finance in Frontier Markets
12:15 - 13:45
Lunch - Sponsored by World Bank Group
13:45 - 15:00
Berbera Port: Impact & Opportunities
15:00 - 15:30
Break - Sponsored by Golis Energy
15:30 - 16:45
Encouraging Investment in Fragile States, The Roles of Chambers and Associations, Doing Business: Regulation Reform in the Business Environment
16:45 - 18:00
Break
18:00 - 20:00
Dinner - Sponsored by Growth, Enterprise, Employment and Livelihoods Project (GEEL)

 

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Future State: How do we Get There?
8:45 - 10:15
Opportunities in Donor Funding
10:15 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 12:00
Developing Somaliland Power Systems-Generation, Transmission, Distribution & Utilization, Developing Inclusion in the Private Sector, Expanding the  Fisheries Sector, Developing Somaliland’s Real Estate Market
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch and Press Conference - Sponsored by World Bank Group
13:15 - 13:45
How Entrepreneurial Education Helps Provide New Opportunities to Young Women in Somaliland
13:30 - 15:00
Public-Private Dialogue and Innovative Partnerships, Improving the Value Chain in Agiculture and Livestock Sectors, ABAN Masterclass- Introduction to Early Stage Investing
15:00 - 15:30
Break - Sponsored by Premier Bank  
15:30 - 16:45
Diaspora Entrepreneurs: Pathways to Success, Strengthening the Healthcare Sector, Financing Energy Projects: Challenges and Opportunities
16:45 - 17:15
Closing Remarks

 

DAY 3: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

What’s Next?
8:30 - 12:30
Pitch Ring (Hoodaale 5), Energy Sector Coordination Meeting, GEEL and Secure Fisheries Agriculture and Fisheries Workshop
10:15 - 10:30
Break—Sponsored by Adeeg Metal Workshop
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch - Sponsored by ESRES
13:30 - 15:00
Workshop: Success Factors for Developing the Somaliland Renewable Energy Training Center