12th Africa CemenTrade Summit,

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#cmtafricacementrade

28-29 Apr, 2020 - Abidjan, COTE D'IVOIRE

Radisson Blu Hotel Abidjan Airport

  • Associate Sponsor
    Gebr. Pfeiffer
  • Exhibitor
    InterCem Engineering
  • Exhibitor
    Mondi
  • Promotion Partner
    https://industrialreview.co.za/contact-us/
  • Promotion Partner
    https://firstafricaguide.com/
  • Promotion Partner
    www.verlagbt.de
  • Promotion Partner
    www.business1.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.worldcement.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.groupafricapublishing.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.simankhabar.ir
  • Promotion Partner
    www.cementgroup.ir

    Confirmed Speakers as of 14 Feb 2020
  1. CEMENT MARKET TRENDS & DIRECTION IN BURKINA FASO AND IVORY COAST
    - Investment & case studies
    Essam Daoud, Director General
    CIM IVOIRE (CIM METAL GROUP)

  2. PANEL DISCUSSION : WHAT THE CEMENT PRODUCERS IN AFRICA (SUB SAHARAN AFRICA) NEED NOWADAYS ?
    - How to survive and respond to the specific difficulties in the region to maintain and strengthen competitiveness?
    Panellist :  -  Xavier Saint Martin Tillet, Head of West Africa Cluster
                          LafargeHolcim
                      -  Luk Haelterman, Country Head, Senegal
                          Dangote Industries

  3. INVESTMENT PLANS & DIRECTIONS IN EAST & CENTRAL AFRICA
    - Grinding project update in Africa
    - Foray into Africa – opportunities and challenges  
    Joey Ghose, Chief Executive Officer
    Raysut Cement Company S.A.O.G

  4. ESG CHANGING OUR WORLD, THE IMPACT ON AFRICAN CEMENT
    - 2010-2020 what we got right/wrong
    - ESG and financing
    - Impacts on our Industry - Solutions?
    - What the Chinese are doing?
    - What should you do NOW
    - Forecast - African winner and losers
    Tony Hadley, CEO
    Tony Hadley African Advisory

  5. ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF PFEIFFER READY2GRIND - A COMPARISON
    Falk Werner, Area Manager
    Gebr Pfeiffer SE

  6. STRATEGY TO REDUCE CARBON FOOTPRINT IN CEMENT PRODUCTION – DANGOTE’S PLANS & DIRECTION
    - Utilization of alternative fuels and renewable energy to power cement plant
    Armando Martinez, Head - Alternative Fuel Resources
    Dangote Cement PLC

  7. IMO 2020 AND ITS IMPACT ON FREIGHT MARKETS MOVING FORWARD (Topic to be confirmed)
    - Where is the freight rate heading with rising fuel cost?
    - Africa’s changing cement/clinker trade flow & forecast
    Henning Fotland, Head of West Africa
    DS Norden

  8. POSITIONING TO WIN IN SENEGAL’S CEMENT MARKET
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    Market demand/supply forecast & growth drivers
    - Clinker/cement trade flow in the region
    - Energy mix & Carbon management
    - Strategy to stay ahead in a competitive cement market
    Luk Haelterman, Country Head, Senegal
    Dangote Industries

  9. ECONOMIC OUTLOOK IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA
    - Global market uncertainty and its impact on Sub-Sahara Africa
    - Threat of rising protectionism, tightening global financial conditions, a faster-than-anticipated slowdown in China – what does it mean for Africa?
    - Key growth countries & bright spots?
    - Inflation and interest rates moving forward
    Mr Stanislas ZEZE, CEO
    Bloomfield Investment

 

 

- SEPARATELY BOOKABLE -
Optional Site Visit to Ciments de Côte d’Ivoire (CIMIVOIRE) on afternoon of 29 April 2020
- Visit 3 mil tpa grinding plant, packing plant and truck loading station

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Testimonials from 11th Africa Cementrade Summit 2019, Morocco

“Interesting presentations and good networking opportunity” – VICAT

“Interesting people, very useful conference” – CimIvoire

“Constructive atmosphere, competent clientele, inspiring presentations” – Gebr Pfeiffer

“Africa Cementrade conference is a platform that gives you all the updates in the cement industry and also provides opportunity to meet all players in one room” – FLSmidth

“Great networking and learning opportunity helping in current business” – Ultratech Cement

“Great gathering for African cement industry” – Minetech Global

“Very nice and useful information throughout the program” – ABB

“Eye opening, must attend” – Savannah Cement

“Great experience with CMT” – spa Biskria Ciment

 
 

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