Energizing Africa through Partnerships
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Energizing Africa through Partnerships

Energizing Africa through Partnerships

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Charlotte, NC

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The Carolinas is becoming a major conduit for African energy trade. Join African and U.S. energy policy officials and executives engaged in the Africa – Carolinas energy trade to learn about opportunities and develop partnerships with which to pursue a variety of African trade opportunities

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DAY 1: Tuesday, October 4th (Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202)

3:00 – 5:30 pm       Conference Registration Open

3:30 – 4:00 pm       Welcome to Charlotte

4:00 – 4:30 pm       The Carolinas: A New State of Energy - David Doctor, President & CEO, E4 Carolinas

4:30 – 4:50 pm       Charlotte: An International City - Dr. Tony Zeiss, President, Central Piedmont Community College and Chair, Charlotte Global Vision Leaders Group

4:50 – 5:30 pm       Energy Education and Research at Carolinas’ Universities

5:30 – 7:30 pm       BBQ Picnic – (Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202)

DAY 2: Wednesday, October 5th (Venue: the Mint Museum Uptown, at the Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202)

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8:00 – 9:00 am       Registration

  • Continental breakfast + Networking and exhibits

9:00 – 10:00 am     Keynote Address: The African Energy Partnership Opportunity

10:00 – 11:00 am   Panel - Africa Energy Trade: Where and What?

An overview of where energy trade can be conducted in Africa and what opportunities exist within that geography

11:00 – 11:30 am   Break + Networking and exhibits

11:30 – 12:30 pm  Africa Energy Trade: Who and How? Moderator - Lauri Elliott, Group Chair and CEO, Afribiz

An overview of domestic and international agencies supporting African energy trade and how to prepare for African energy trade

12:30 – 2:00 pm     Luncheon and Keynote Adress: Vision for a Carolinas Africa Energy Partnership

2:00 – 3:30 pm       Africa Energy Trade: How to Profit and Keep It. Moderator - Sherrod Seward, Managing Partner, Seward Law Firm

An overview of how to finance/capitalize African energy trade and tax considerations to optimize your returns.

3:30 – 4:00 pm       Break + Networking and exhibits

4:30 – 6:00 pm       Case Studies and Conclusion. Moderator - Clifton Vann IV, Chief Executive Officer, Hyde Park Partners

Three Success Stories of Carolinas/African Energy Partnerships

6:00 – 7:00 pm       Reception

                                     Dinner on your own (Uptown Charlotte dining guide to be provided)

DAY 3: Thursday, October 6th (Venue: K&L Gates in Hearst Tower, 214 N Tryon Street, Suite 4700, Charlotte, NC 28202 and Parker Poe in Three Wells Fargo Center, 401, S Tryon Street, Suite 3000, Charlotte, NC 28202)

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 African Trade “Deep Dive”

Up to fourteen (14) African delegations will be housed in conference rooms at K&L Gates and Parker Poe (up to seven at each location). U.S./other delegations will be programmed to meet with various African delegations in 30 minute sessions (speed-networking).

8:00 – 8:00 am       African delegations settle in the conference room and U.S./other teams arrive

8:30 – 9:00 am       Meeting 1

9:00 – 9:30 am       Meeting 2

9:30 – 10:00 am     Meeting 3

10:00 – 10:30 am   Meeting 4

10:30 – 11:00 am   Break – opportunity for U.S./other teams to switch venues

11:00 – 11:30 am   Meeting 5

11:30 – 12:00 pm  Meeting 6

12:00 – 12:30 pm  Meeting 7

12:30 – 1:30 pm     Lunch

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