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Brian Molefe, Eskom Group CEO

The recently re-appointed Eskom CEO Brian Molefe will deliver the host utility welcome address at the opening session of the African Utility Week conference and expo at the CTICC in Cape Town on 16 May 2017.

Mr Molefe’s appearance at African Utility Week will be one of his first public appearances since the Eskom board announced that he was returning to his job as chief executive of Eskom this coming Monday.

The African Utility Week keynote opening session programme on Tuesday, 16 May, 09h30:

– European Union Welcome Address
Trine Rask Thygesen, Danish Ambassador to South Africa

– 09:40 Host Utility Welcome Address
Brian Molefe, CEO, Eskom, South Africa

– 09:50 Ministerial Welcome Address
Ben Ngubane, Board Chairman, Eskom, South Africa

– 10:05 Ministerial Welcome Address
Hon. Lynne Brown, Minister of Public Enterprises, Republic of South for Africa*

– 10:20 Thought leader interviews with moderator Bonney Tunya of CNBC Africa Television
• How will the flow of money change in the future?
• Going digital: How are technologies creating benefits and efficiencies for power and water sectors?
• How is African industry pushing ahead despite infrastructure challenges?

Interviewees:
• James Stewart, Global Head of Major Projects (Power &Utilities), KPMG, UK
• Lionel Zinsou, Former Prime Minister, Benin
• Lazarus Angbazo, CEO, Energy Connections Business, GE, Sub-Saharan Africa

Award-winning energy platform
The 17th annual African Utility Week will gather over 7000 decision makers from more than 80 countries to source the latest solutions and meet over 300 suppliers. Along with multiple side events and numerous networking functions the event also boasts a five track conference with over 300 expert speakers.

The conference programme will address the latest challenges, developments and opportunities in the power and water sectors: ranging from generation, T&D, metering, technology and water.

The African Utility Week expo offers an extensive technical workshop programme that are CPD accredited, free to attend, hands-on presentations that take place in defined spaces on the exhibition floor. They discuss practical, day-to-day technical topics, best practices and product solutions that businesses, large power users and utilities can implement in their daily operations.

Industry support
The leading global advisory firm KPMG is this year’s diamond sponsor for the event while industry stalwarts EPG, GE, Huawei, Landis+Gyr, Lucy Electric, Ontec and Shell are platinum sponsors. The gold sponsors are Aberdare Cables, Conlog, Oracle Utilities, SAP, SBS Tanks, SNPTC and Vodacom.

African Utility Week and Energy Revolution Africa is the flagship energy event organised by the multi-award winning Spintelligent, leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, and part of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the UK. Other well-known energy events by Spintelligent are Future Energy Nigeria (formerly known as WAPIC),Future Energy East Africa (formerly EAPIC), Future Energy Uganda and Future Energy Central Africa.

Earlier this year, Spintelligent won four major awards at AAXO’s ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards, with African Utility Week named the joint winner for Best Trade Exhibition 6001-12000 sqm category (with the World Travel Market).

Dates for African Utility Week and Energy Revolution Africa:
Conference and expo: 16-18 May 2017
Awards gala dinner:  17 May 2016
Site visits: 19 May 2016
Location: CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa

Website: http://www.african-utility-week.com

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