Revised Program


2 November 2016, Wednesday

09:00-09:45



Registration (Venue: Anadolu Auditorium Foyer Area, Ground Floor)
10.00-12:30 Inauguration Ceremony (Venue: Anadolu Auditorium, Ground Floor)
Speeches:
  • Private Sector Entrepreneurs
    • President of DEİK Mr. Ömer Cihad VARDAN
    • President of Pan-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry-President of Ethiopian
      Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association Mr. Solomon AFEWORK
  • Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Nihat ZEYBEKCI
  • Deputy Chairperson of African Union Commission, Mr. Erastus MWENCHA (t.c.)
  • Chairperson of African Union Term Presidency, President of Chad, H.E. Idriss DEBY
  • President of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN
12.30-14.00 Luncheon (Venue: Terrace)
14.00-15.00 Plenary Session “Business in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges”
(Venue: Anadolu Auditorium, Ground Floor)
  • 1st Presentation: Turkish Companies in Africa,
    • Chairman of the Board of Ayka Textile, Mr. Yusuf AYDENİZ
    • South Africa Country Manager of Arçelik Inc. & General Manager of Defy, Mr. Hakan KOZAN
    • Chairman of the Board of Summa Construction, Mr. Selim BORA
  • 2nd Presentation: A Successful African Companywith a Turkish Partner
    • President of Ethiopian Sectoral Associations Mr. Gebrehiwot G. Egziabher – GEDUR Furniture Manufacturing PLC
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break (Venue: Foyer Areas)
15.30-19.30
Simultaneous Meetings
B2G Meetings
(Venue: Dolmabahçe Meeting Room 1. Floor,
Topkapı Meeting Room A-B. (-1) Fl.)


Presentations on Country Business
Opportunities & Investment Projects:
  • Africa Development Bank
  • Turkish Eximbank
  • Zambia
  • Namibia
  •  Cote d'Ivoire
  •  Kenya
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Swaziland
  • Lesotho
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • Mauritius
  • Senegal
  • Gabon

B2B Meetings
(Venue: Terrace)

(Participants may have bilateral discussions in designated areas.)
19:30

Gala Dinner (Venue: Hilton İstanbul Bosphorus Convention Center)
Introduction by Chairperson of the Board of Limak Investment, Ms.  Ebru ÖZDEMİR

Addresses :
President of TİM, Mr. Mehmet BÜYÜKEKŞİ
Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Nihat ZEYBEKCI
Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Binali YILDIRIM

 


3 November 2016, Thursday
09.30-11.30

Thematic Session :
Financing of Investment Projects in Africa:
Infrastructure, Transportation, Energy – (only official delegation)

Speeches

  • Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Nihat ZEYBEKCI
  • Deputy Chairperson of African Union Commission, Mr. Erastus MWENCHA (tc)
B2B & B2G Meetings
12.30-13.30

Joint Declaration & Press Meeting
(Venue: Haliç Meeting Room Terrace Floor)

  • Deputy Chairperson of African Union Commission, Mr. Erastus MWENCHA (tc)
  • Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Nihat ZEYBEKCI
 
13.30-14.30 Coffee Break (Venue: Foyer Areas)
12.30-13.30

Facility Visits*
* ARKAS Logistics, Arçelik Production Plant etc.
(only for Purchasing Delegations)