13th Africa Cementrade Summit,

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08-09 Oct, 2024 - Nairobi, KENYA

08:00

Morning Registration & Coffee/Tea

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

09:10

KEYNOTE : OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES OF GROWING THE CEMENT BUSINESS IN EAST AFRICA

  • Growth drivers & key growth markets
  • Strategy to stay ahead of competition
  • Becoming a major clinker supplier in the region
  • Expansion plans

Dr. Narendra Raval (Guru), Founder & Chairman

Devki Group of Companies

09:40

TOPIC TO BE FINALIZED

Mr. Wang Fayin, President

West International Holding Group (WIH Group)

10:10

Networking Coffee Break

10:40

PANEL DISCUSSION : POLICY MAKERS’ VIEW ON CLIMATE CHANGE, ADVANCING THE NET-ZERO GOALS, TRANSITIONING TO GREEN BUILDING MATERIALS & EXPECTATION/PARTNERSHIP FROM CEMENT INDUSTRY

  • Evaluating cement standards in EAC & national green building guidelines
  • Climate change and the transition to innovative green building materials & Sustainable Construction practices
  • Policies on new materials & green procurement challenges
  • Future of 3D printing for affordable housings & construction
Panelist :

Mr. Kennedy Matheka, Co-ordinator, Buildings & Climate Change

Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing & Urban Development

11:10

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION IN AFRICA: LESSONS & CHALLENGES

Mr. Mohit Kapoor, CEO

Bamburi Cement PLC

11:40

COMPETITIVENESS OF CEMENT PRODUCTION IN KENYA

  • Impact of clinker import tax on local cement producers
  • Investing in clinker production & expansion plans
  • Clinker substitution & SCM tradeflow

Oliver Kirubai, Managing Director

East African Portland Cement Co Ltd

12:10

Networking Lunch

13:25

Chairman’s Introduction

13:30

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: NAVIGATING AFRICA'S CEMENT SECTOR TOWARD NEAR-ZERO EMISSIONS

  • Balancing Challenges, Differences and Opportunities in North, West, East, and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Challenges faced in tapping into green finance in the absence of carbon regulations and carbon markets
  • The 360 Decarbonisation Approach “Reducing Carbon while Reducing Cost”

Mr. Amr Nader, Co-Founder & CEO

A³&Co.®

14:00

INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS FOR CLINKER FACTOR REDUCTION IN CEMENT WITH SUPPLEMENTARY CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS

14:30

SIKA`S SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR THE CEMENT INDUSTRY

15:00

Networking Coffee Break

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15:30

SUPPLY CHAIN DECARBONIZATION - MANAGING SCOPE 3 EMISSIONS

Dr. Ibrahim MD Lawal, Head of Transport

Dangote Cement Limited Tanzania

16:00

EMERGING SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS, COST MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS OPTIMIZATION

  • Government policies and their effect on the cement raw material supply chains in E. Africa
  • Emerging challenges in sea freighting of raw materials to E. Africa
  • Ports efficiencies & inland logistics challenges

Silvester M. Kututa, Chairman & Co-Founder

Express Shipping & Logistics (EA) Ltd

16:30

AI / DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & THE CEMENT INDUSTRY

17:00

End of Day 1

17:15

Networking Reception for all speakers and delegates

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

ROLE OF THE TECHNICAL RESOURCE CENTRE FOR LIMESTONE CALCINED CLAY CEMENT (LC3) IN DECARBONIZATION OF CEMENT INDUSTRY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

  • Calcined clay resources & quality in Africa
  • Clay Identification /mapping Support
  • LC3 Guidance on calcination
  • LC3 Production assistance
  • Economic and Environmental assessment

Dr. Joseph Mwiti Marangu, Head of LC3-TRC Africa & Director, Institute of Cement & Concrete at

Meru University of Science & Technology

09:40

CIMAT’S ROAD TO NET-ZERO : CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES

  • LC3 Project update

Mr. Malik Benbrahim, Head of Technical Services and Regional MD

Ciments de l'Atlas - CIMAT / CIMAF

10:10

TRANSITIONING TO GREEN CEMENT PRODUCTION & LC3 PROJECT UPDATE IN ANGOLA

10:40

Coffee/Tea Break

11:10

PANEL DISCUSSION : FINANCING CEMENT PROJECTS IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA

  • Access to finance in current economic climate
  • Financing solutions & key trends
  • Green funds availability for AFRICAN cement producers/ transporters
  • Risk and return : what is the expectation?
  • Case study evaluation
Panelists :

Mr. Ayobambo Kunle-Salami, Manager - Manufacturing (Investments), Eastern and Southern Africa region

International Finance Corporation - IFC South Africa

11:40

TOPIC TO BE ADVISED

12:10

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

13:45

End of Conference.

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