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Day 2
08:00 - 09:00
Welcome Breakfast
09:00 - 09:10
Chair’s Opening Remarks
00:00 - 00:00
Offshore E&P Challenges and EPC Opportunities
Challenges in deepwater exploration and production are complex and requires solutions that are economical and long-term. Offshore operators shall adopt effective measures to preserve and protect the marine environment. Substantial investments in offshore activities create many challenges and opportunities for the Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC) services industry. This session will address the latest opportunities, challenges, and technologies for developing deepwater resources and delivering sustainable EPC projects.
09:10 - 09:30
Deepwater Engineering, Procurement and Construction Challenges in the Mediterranean
09:30 - 10:00
Measures to preserve and protect the marine environment in the Mediterranean
10:00 - 10:30
Exploration and Production projects and Future Plans: updates on exploration, development and production activities
10:30 - 11:00
Networking and Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30
From Med to Red: Offshore Opportunities and Challenges in the Red Sea.
Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) - Egypt
11:30 - 13:00
Panel Discussion:
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
00:00 - 00:00
Local Content and Inclusive Supply Chains
Large contracts, impenetrable procurement systems, and complex technology, quality, safety, labor, and reporting requirements often exclude local SMEs from the competition. The Arab Spring call for social justice reflects the need for transparency and a revolutionary local content strategy. This session discuss inclusive business models that promote value and effective market access by local SMEs in frontiers and Emerging Markets
14:00 - 14:30
Inclusive business models: Engaging local SMEs is an innovative business strategy, with large impacts on employment and development
• Supporting/linking small local enterprises to productive value chains
• Integration, knowledge sharing and cloud based solutions
• The concept of clustering as a strategy for growth
• Building and sustaining innovative partnerships
Tarek El Baz, Chairman, MAWARED Foundation for Sustainable Development - Egypt
14:30 - 15:00
Local Supplier Development Programs
• Local content benchmarking
• Priorities list
• The government role
• Integration with procurement and supply chain
• Capacity building
• Market competitiveness
15:00 - 15:30
Policy and Regulatory Frameworks for Inclusive Supply Chains
• Back to People: An integrated and inclusive vision
• The Arab Spring trigger for local content development
• Business process improvements to expand access to procurement opportunities
• e-procurement and increased transparency
• Aligning current Local Content legislation with project requirements. What are the challenges?
15:30 - 16:00
Inclusive Financing and Investment
• Strategic philanthropy targeting local private sector development
• Environmental sustainabilit
16:00 - 16:30
Networking and Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30
Panel Discussion:
Panel conversations on policy support for driving productivity and income growth for local SMEs in an environmentally sustainable way
• How has the Arab Spring impacted investment and local content development
• Policy review and legislative development
• IOC/NOC collaboration to address local enhancement
• Creating proper enforcement models
• Local content in the upstream, downstream and gas sector
• Digital communities and cloud based technologies
Tarek El Baz, Chairman, MAWARED Foundation for Sustainable Development - Egypt
17:30 - 18:00
Evening Presentation and Closing Remarks
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