5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Lucien Bradet, President & CEO, Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica)
Stephen Hayes, President & CEO, The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)
Futhi Mtoba, President, Business Unity South Africa (BUSA)
Fernando Matos Rosa, Secretary General, European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean (EBCAM)
Welcome by the Canadian Government, delivered by Honorable Peter Kent, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
10:00 – 10:20 a.m.
Remarks by His Excellency Goodluck Jonathan, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Plenary I: Financing for Business Engagement with Africa
Moderated by Right Honorable Joe Clark, Former Prime Minister of Canada
Mark Chiaviello, Director, Corporate and Investment Bank, Standard Bank of South Africa
Rolf Westling, Senior Advisor, Private Sector Operations, African Development Bank
Peter Mousley, Lead Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank Africa Region Financial and Private Sector Development
12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Emceed by Lucien Bradet, President & CEO, Canadian Council on Africa
Keynote by His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Panel #1—G20 business leaders discuss opportunities and challenges of doing business in Africa
Moderated by Robert G. Blackburn, Senior Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa, SNC Lavalin (Canada)
Anthony Bouthelier, Executive Chairman, French Council of Investors in Africa (France)
Firdhose Coovadia, Resident Director, Africa & Middle East, Essar Global Limited (India)
Thad Simons, CEO, Novus International (U.S.)
2:50 – 3:05 p.m.
“Can Japan-Africa Cooperation Learn From the Japan-South East Asia Model?”, a special presentation by Keiichiro Komatsu, Principal, Komatsu Research & Advisory (Japan)
3:05 – 3:55 p.m.
Panel#2—African business leaders discuss perspectives on Africa’s business climate
Moderated by Fernando Matos Rosa, Secretary General, European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean
Iqbal Jamal, Director, Twiga Chemical Industries LTD (Tanzania)
Stella Okoli, President & CEO, EMZOR Pharmaceuticals LTD (Nigeria)
Emeka Onwuka, GMD & CEO, Diamond Bank PLC (Nigeria)
Jerry Vilakazi, CEO, Business Unity South Africa
4:00 – 4:15 p.m.
4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Plenary III: G20 Government Officials Respond
Moderated by Stephen Hayes, President & CEO, The Corporate Council on Africa
Donald Bobiash, Director General for Africa, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Canada)
Afonso José Sena Cardoso, Consul General-Toronto, and Former Ambassador to Angola (Brazil)
José Briosa e Gala, European Union Commission President’s Personal Representative for Africa
Lorraine Hariton, State Department Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs (U.S.)
J.S. Mukul, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs (India)
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Informal Networking Reception
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