The Africa Australia Infrastructure Conference 2013 took place at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on 2nd & 3rd September 2013. The second annual event was designed to connect Australian and African infrastructure stakeholders.
The two day event attracted delegates from Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Botswana, Kenya, United Kingdom, China and Australia. AAIC 2013 was co-chaired by Di Fleming and Mr. Frank Aneke. The event was declared open by the representative of Victoria Government Mr. Andrew Shearer.
AAIC 2013 featured nineteen (19) plenary keynote presentations, eight (8) breakout session presentations and four (4) plenary case studies. In all, more than thirty-one (31) presentations were made by Infrastructure experts, Government representatives and Industry leaders during the conference.
During the conference, more than seventy (70) different projects worth more than US$8 Billion were presented by participating African infrastructure stakeholders. The business/investment opportunities presentations were spread across the four key infrastructure sectors namely:
Australian infrastructure experts and solution providers shared Africa market entry solutions, risk management strategies and offered knowledge on skills transfer mechanism. Most of the presentations are included in this report.
Day two of AAIC 2013 featured plenary presentations and four simultaneous breakout sessions alongside the conference core business sectors. The breakout sessions were principally designed to encourage inter-personal communication and drive business match-making among specific sector stakeholders at the conference. Presentations at the breakout sessions focused on case studies, solutions and infrastructure projects in Africa. Every participant at each breakout session got an opportunity to introduce themselves and exchanged valuable contacts with their counterparts from Australia and African countries represented at the conference.
Key segments of the AAIC 2013 Report include:
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We believe the Africa Australia Infrastructure Conference (AAIC) 2013 report will give you insight on the second annual event outcomes. Plans for the third AAIC are already in top gear. Our key objective is to expand our frontiers and involve more African and Australian infrastructure stakeholders.
In all, we are optimistic that the next AAIC will present yet another opportunity for African and Australian infrastructure stakeholders to meet again, exchange valuable contacts, challenge assumptions and start partnerships targeted at delivering win-win mutual business outcomes. You can be part of Africa Australia Infrastructure Conference.
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