Agenda

PROGRAMME


Morning Session

Afternoon Session

Plenary Sessions



Finance

East Africa as an attractive investment destination

  1. Financing the planned infrastructure developments in Uganda and Tanzania
  2. Funding for SME’s, cottage industries, small artisans
  3. Supply chain financing for key sectors including agriculture
  4. Utilizing private sector investments in social sectors, particularly education and health
  5. Financial solutions: mobile money payments, cryptocurrencies,
  6. Access to financial services by the citizens of Uganda and Tanzania

Reducing the cost of doing business between Uganda and Tanzania

  1. Investment opportunities in the largest single investment in Eastern Africa; the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)
  2. Existing transport infrastructure and incentives between Uganda and Tanzania including:
    • Uganda Airlines and Air Tanzania
    • Standard Gauge Railway from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza
    • New cargo vessels from Mwanza to Portbell
    • Improvements on trans-boundary roads
  3. One stop border posts to ease trade

Bilateral Trade & Infrastructure


Bilateral Trade & Infrastructure

Reducing the cost of doing business between Uganda and Tanzania

  1. Investment opportunities in the largest single investment in Eastern Africa; the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)
  2. Existing transport infrastructure and incentives between Uganda and Tanzania including:
    • Uganda Airlines and Air Tanzania
    • Standard Gauge Railway from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza
    • New cargo vessels from Mwanza to Portbell
    • Improvements on trans-boundary roads
  3. One stop border posts to ease trade

Extractive Industries

Local content as a key to unlocking long-term value

  1. The largest single investment in Eastern Africa; the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), wealth creation and sustainable economic development
  2. Diversifying the use of EACOP for natural gas from Tanzania to Uganda, and use of coal from Tanzania for the processing of iron ore from Uganda
  3. Optimizing value retention for gold, tanzanite and other precious minerals in Uganda and Tanzania, as resource owners for enhanced revenue generation
  4. Environmental impacts

Panelists


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Patrick Mweheire
Chief Executive
Stanbic Bank Uganda

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Sandra Uwera
CEO
COMESA Business Council

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Eng. Charles Kateeba
Managing Director
Uganda Railways Corporation
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James Saaka
Executive Director
NITA-U
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Patrick Ayota
Deputy Managing Director
National Social Security Fund, Uganda
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Richard Kamajugo
Chief Operations Officer
Trade Mark East Africa
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H.E. Hon. Dr. Elly Karuhanga
Senior/Founding Partner
KAA
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Edgar Kasenene
CEO
Retro Rabbit - Rest of Africa
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Dr. James Mataragio
Managing Director
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation
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Abdulmajid Nsekela
Managing Director
CRDB Tanzania
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Salvator Ntomola
Geoscientific & Investment Advisor
Tanzania
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Eng. Deusdedit C.V. Kakoko
Director General
Tanzania Ports Authority
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Oscar Mgaya
Chief Executive Officer
Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company Limited
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John Ulanga
Country Director
Trade Mark East Africa

Hussein Sufiana
Bakhresa Group

Moderators


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Olivia Byanyima
Finance & Investment
Specialist
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Ernest Rubondo
Executive Director
Petroleum Authority of Uganda
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Allen Asiimwe
Chief Technical Officer
Trade Mark East Africa

Partners


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Salum Shamte
Chairman
Tanzania Private Sector Foundation
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Kin Kariisa
Chief Executive
Next Media Services
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Dr. Sikander Lalani
Chairman / Managing Director
Roofings Group
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Frank Matsaert
Chief Executive Officer
TMEA
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Doris Akol
Commissioner General
Uganda Revenue Authority
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Lawrence Byensi
Executive Director
UIA
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Julianne Mweheire
Director Industry Affairs and Content Development
UCC
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Maurice Mugisha
Deputy Managing Director
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation
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Margareth Maganga
Author, Civic Leader, Lawyer

Venue


Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre

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SPONSORS


Platinum:

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the government regulatory body of the communications sector in Uganda. The primary mandate of UCC is to regulate the communications sector.
UCC WEBSITE
Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), regulates and licenses port and marine services and facilities. It also manages vessel traffic in the port while ensuring safety and security.
TPA WEBSITE

Gold:


Silver:


Bronze:


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Others:

Petroleum Authority of Uganda
Uganda National Oil Company
Uganda Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development