9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Format: Panel
Moderator
Nigel Blackaby
Director of Conferences
PennWell International Power Group
United Kingdom
Keynote Speaker 1
Lynne Brown
Minister
Ministry of Public Enterprises
South Africa
Keynote Speaker 2
Leon Viljoen
Managing Director
ABB Southern Africa
South Africa

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Format: Panel
Moderator
Scott Brodsky
Partner
Oppenheimer Partners
South Africa
Panelist+
Mark Moriarty
Co-founder
CMS
United States
Panelist+
Tom Adcock
Chief Operating Officer
Kenergy
Kenya

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Format: Presentation
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Mariano Biondo
Head of Operation Engineering - Service Engineering
Ansaldo Energia
Italy
Co-Author
Luca Buzzoni
Senior engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy

4:15 PM-5:45 PM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Olasupo Shasore SAN
Partner
Ajumogobia & Okeke
Nigeria
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Ricky Swanepoel
Chief Technologist, Engineering
Eskom Holdings (Pty) Ltd
South Africa
Speaker+
Uba Sani Kibiya
Mechanical Engineer
National Board for Technology Incubation, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Abuja Nigeria.
Nigeria

4:15 PM-5:45 PM
Format: Presentation
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker
Stoffel Fourie
Chair: Research Development
Walter Sisulu Universit y
South Africa

4:15 PM-5:45 PM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Bertha Dlamini
Managing Director
EON Consulting
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Lolo Buys
Senior Advisor
Eskom Holdings Ltd.Soc
South Africa
Co-Author
Mutenda Tshipala
Chief Engineer: Transmission Pricing
Eskom
South Africa
Speaker+
Ali Kianfar
Health, Safety and Environment Specialist
MAPNA Group
Iran
Co-Author
Fatemeh Aminifard
HSE expert
mapna group company
Iran
Co-Author
Hooman Nasrollahi Shiraz
System and Quality Vice President of MAPNA Group
MAPNA Group
Iran
Co-Author
Shahram mahmoudi
Health, safety and environment manager
MAPNA Group
Iran
Speaker+
Nicolaas Esterhuysen
Senior Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Johan Rens
Associate Professor
North-West University
South Africa
Co-Author
Willem Dirkse van Schalkwyk
Chief Engineer
Eskom
South Africa

4:15 PM-5:45 PM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Vasanie Pather
United States
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Jan Christoffel van der Merwe
Senior Engineer
Eskom Group Technology
South Africa
Co-Author
Falk Hoffmeister
Vice President - Head of Firing Systems
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
Germany
Co-Author
Jaco Griesel
Engineer
Eskom Group Technology
Medupi Power Station
South Africa
Co-Author
Louis Jestin
EPPEI Universities Consortium Director
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Preeya Sukdeo
Chief Engineer
Eskom Group Technology
South Africa
Co-Author
Sandile Peta
Senior Engineer
ESKOM
South Africa
Co-Author
Thomas Schmitz
Engineer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa (Pty) Ltd
South Africa
Speaker+
Robert Giglio
Vice President, Strategic Planning & Marketing
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Speaker+
Ari Kokko
Director, Technology and R&D
Valmet Technologies Oy
Finland

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Lolu Adubifa
MD/CEO
Lavayo Energy
Nigeria
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Rajesh Shah
President
Sterling Wilson
India
Speaker
Elton Hooper
Global Product Marketing Manager for Siemens Distributed Generation
Siemens AG
United States


9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Mvuleni Bukula
Executive Director
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Tebogo Mokwana
Snr Consultant Reliability and Maintenance Engineering
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Prince Moyo
General Manager: Power Delivery Engineering
Eskom
South Africa

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Session Chair
Mike Cary
Past President
SAIEE
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Pieter Rosslee
Mechanical Engineer/ Commissioning Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Johannes Pretorius
Chief Engineer
Previously Eskom
South Africa
Speaker+
Alfred Gaida
Head of QA/QC
Steag Energy Services GmbH
Germany
Speaker
Phuti Ngoetjana
Equipment Relibaility Specialist - Eskom Maintenance Center of Excellence
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author+
Steven Maloney
Maintenance Specialist
Impulse International
United States


11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Session Chair
Ernest Mkhonta
General Manger Operations
Swaziland Electricity Company
Swaziland
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker
Michael Welch
Industry Marketing Manager
Siemens AG
United Kingdom
Speaker
Shawn Hoffart
Vice President, LNG Technologies
Black & Veatch Corporation
United States
Co-Author
Alap Shah
Associate Vice President & Combustion Turbine Technology Manager
Black & Veatch
United States
Speaker+
Chudi Egbuna
Sales Director, Steam Power Systems
GE
South Africa

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Format: Panel
Session Chair
Gareth Gregory
Africa Head, Strategic Energy and Client Delivery
Energy Security Services AFRICA (Pty) Ltd
South Africa
Panelist
Shobhit Sharma
Electrical Engineer
Black & Veatch
India

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Session Chair
Prince Moyo
General Manager: Power Delivery Engineering
Eskom
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Tumisang Penelope Maphumulo
Chief Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
John Van Coller
Senior Lecturer
University of Witwatersrand
South Africa
Speaker+
Georg Daemisch
GM
DTC (Daemisch Transformer Consult)
Germany

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Session Chair
Jens Reich
Head of Sales
STEAG Energy Services GmbH
Germany
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker
Carl Clayton
Control & Instrumentation Engineer
Drax
United Kingdom
Co-Author 1
Geoff Lewis
APC Consultant
Schneider Electric
United Kingdom
Co-Author 2
Yasser Ahmed
Senior Technical Consultant
Schneider Electric
United Kingdom
Co-Author 3
Roy Calder
Director Technical Sales - EURA
Schneider Electric
United Kingdom
Speaker+
Falk Hoffmeister
Vice President - Head of Firing Systems
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
Germany
Speaker+
Hendrik van Riel
Mechanical/Process Engineer
Eskom HoldingSoC Limited
South Africa
Co-Author
Daisuke Emori
Engineering Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa (Pty) Ltd.
South Africa
Co-Author
Ewald Posthumus
Project Management
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa (Pty) Ltd.
South Africa
Co-Author
Frank Spellier
Head of Mechanical Equipment Engineering - Power Plants
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH, Germany
Germany
Co-Author
Leon van Wyk
Air Quality Manager
Eskom Holdings SoC Ltd
South Africa
Co-Author
Preeya Sukdeo
Chief Engineer
Eskom Group Technology
South Africa

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Viktor Polikarpov
Regional Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa
Rosatom
Russian Federation

2:15 PM-3:45 PM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Jay Ramdhani
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Mohammad Reza Bank
Strategic assessment and control expert
Mapna group company
Iran
Co-Author 1
Amir Bakhtyavarian
Former Business Development Expert
Mapna Group Company
Iran
Co-Author 2
Ahmad Sharifi Yazdnejad
Business Development Manager
Mapna Group Company
Iran
Co-Author 3
Alireza Yazdizadeh
Associate Professor
Shahid Beheshti University
Iran

2:15 PM-3:45 PM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Renita Moonsamy
Managing Director
LontohCoal Asia Limited
Hong Kong
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Mauritz Lindeque
Owner Carbon Neutral Approach
Carbon Neutral Approach
South Africa
Speaker+
Samson Bada
Senior researcher (Coal/Biomass)
University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa

2:15 PM-3:45 PM
Session Chair
Clinton Carter-Brown
Technical Director - Professional Engineer (Electrical)
Aurecon
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Mpho Moiane
HV Plant Engineer
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
South Africa
Co-Author
Mohamed Mukuddem
Power Plant Maintenance Engineer
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
South Africa
Co-Author
SidweIl Mtetwa
Corporate Specialist (Transformers and Reactors)
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
South Africa
Speaker+
Peet Schutte
Electrical Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Chris van der Merwe
Electrical Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
John Van Coller
Senior Lecturer
University of Witwatersrand
South Africa

2:15 PM-3:45 PM
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker
Puneet Sharma
Vice President, Atlantic Project Development
MODEC
United States
Speaker+
Jeffrey Goldmeer
Manager, Gas Turbine Combustion and Fuels Solutions
GE Power
United States
Speaker
Wayne Glossop
Business Development Manager for Southern Africa
Wartsila
South Africa
Co-Author
Tord Johnsson
Area Business Development Manager
Wärtsilä Corporation
Sweden


4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Session Chair
Louis Jestin
EPPEI Universities Consortium Director
Eskom
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker
Thomas Will
Head of Steam Generation
Steinmueller Engineering GmbH
Germany
Co-Author
Yokesh Singh
Boiler Engineering Manager
Eskom Holdings SOC
South Africa
Speaker+
Nontethelelo Gloria Moholi
Middle Manager Project Engineering
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Titus Mathe
Senior Manager – Power Plant Engineering
Eskom Holdings
South Africa
Speaker+
Jiten Deonarain
Senior Performance Engineer
GP Strategies
South Africa
Speaker 2
Yash Maharajh
Senior Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author 2
Pravin Moodley
Manager - Process Engineering
Eskom
South Africa

4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Format: Presentation
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Mohammad Tamizifar
Technical expert in Investment project division
Mapna Group
Iran
Co-Author
Ali Shirazi Tabar
Engineering Manager, MAPNA Tous Power Generation Co.
MAPNA Tous Power Generation Co.
Iran
Speaker+
Stoffel Fourie
Chair: Research Development
Walter Sisulu Universit y
South Africa

4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Session Chair
Sidwell Mtetwa
Corporate Specialist (Transformers and Reactors)
Eskom
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Queeneth Khumalo
Cable Systems Senior Engineer
Eskom
South Africa
Speaker+
Mohamed Fayaz Khan
Senior Engineer - Power Delivery Engineering
Eskom
South Africa
Co-Author
Leigh Jarvis
Academic Leader Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering
University of KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Co-Author
Rob Stephen
Master Specialist
Eskom
South Africa
Speaker
Rabagolo Melesi
Associate
Aurecon Group
South Africa
Co-Author+
Deon Vrey
Technical Director
Aurecon Group
South Africa
Co-Author
Nigel Waters
Senior Program Manager
Aurecon
South Africa

4:30 PM-6:00 PM
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Waldemar Wiesner
Head of Region Middle East and Africa
MAN Diesel & Turbo SE
United Arab Emirates
Speaker
Stefano Ghiraldo
Sales manager
CMI Energy
Belgium
Co-Author+
Sebastien Borguet
R&D Engineer
CMI Energy
Belgium
Co-Author
Jean-François Galopin
Director of Technology
CMI Energy
Belgium
Co-Author
Nicolas Balczunas
Design manager
CMI energy
Belgium
Speaker+
Luigi Pizzimenti
Gas Turbine Project Engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy
Co-Author
Gabriele Bruschi
Engineer
Ansaldo Energia Spa
Italy
Co-Author
Massimo Grassi
Project Engineer
Ansaldo Energia
Italy
Speaker+
Ali Dalirbod
Technology Manger
MAPNA Group Co.
Iran

4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Panelist 1
George Njenga
Regional Executive
GE Steam Power Systems, Sub-Sahara Africa
South Africa

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Oise Ihonde
Director of Sales
MODEC International
United States
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Titus Mathe
Acting GM Project Engineering
Eskom
South Africa
Speaker+
Heino van Jaarsveldt
Design Engineer
Matleng Energy Solutions
South Africa
Co-Author
Nelisiwe Magubane
Chairperson
Matleng Energy Solutions
South Africa
Speaker+
Adam Hamilton
Senior Associate
Advanced Power AG
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Scott Kelly
Research Principal
University of Technology Sydney
Australia
Speaker+
Jens Reich
Head of Sales
STEAG Energy Services GmbH
Germany
Co-Author
Wolfgang Benesch
Director Energy Technologies
STEAG Energy Services GmbH
Germany

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Format: Presentation
Session Chair
Mike Cary
Past President
SAIEE
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Solomon Kaploun, Professor, Doctor (PhD)
Head of Consulting/Devel. RE Group; Academic Secretary of Energy Council at Infrastructures Ministry
Consulting and Development Renewable Energy Group of Krumbein Structures Laboratory, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Haifa, Israel; and Energy Council at Israel Ministry of Infrastructures
Israel
Speaker+
Anteneh Getnet Dagnachew
Researcher and Modeler- Energy and development
PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
Netherlands

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Session Chair
Ivan Laban
Senior Manager
eThekwini Electricity
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker+
Mutenda Tshipala
Chief Engineer: Transmission Pricing
Eskom
South Africa

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Session Chair
Saneshan Govender
Specialist Gas Turbines
Eskom
South Africa
PRESENTATIONS
Speaker
Willibald Fischer
Director GT Product Management
Siemens AG
Germany
Speaker+
Hakim Chemlel
Product Manager
Ansaldo Energia Group
Switzerland