Schedule

Full-day Events with Awesome Speakers

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

07:00 AM

Arrivals and Registration

08:55 AM

All Participants Seated

OPENING CEREMONY

09:00 AM

National Anthem

09:05 AM

Opening Remarks

By Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha.

09:10 AM
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Welcome Remarks

Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa

By Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

09:15 AM
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Goodwill Messages by:

Dr. Charles Cudjoe

i. Member, Board of Trustees, Nigerian Diaspora Alumni Network (NiDAN), Dr. Charles Cudjeo.
ii. Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Ms. Yewande Sadiku

09:25 AM

Keynote Speech

The Diaspora: Investing for Growth and Development, by His Excellency, Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Kamanzi Stanislas.

09:40 AM
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Address to declare Summit Open

Muhammadu Buhari GCFR

By President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR.

09:45 AM

National Anthem

09:50 AM

Group Photographs

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS BREAK


FIRST PLENARY SESSION – THEMATIC PRESENTATIONS

10:30 AM

Plenary Presentation:

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and the Capital Market: Promoting Diversified Economic Growth.

10:40 AM

Agribusiness

Enhancing Demographic Expansion for Effective Agricultural Value Chains

11:10 AM

Infrastructure and Real Estate

Structured Infrastructure for Sustained Growth

11:40 AM

Education, Training and Skilled Workforce Development

Capacity Building for Knowledge Acquisition and Application

12:10 PM

Health Care

Ensuring Functional Health Services Provision

12:40 PM

Energy and Manufacturing

Powering Job Creation and Market Expansion in a Developing Economy

1:30 PM

LUNCH BREAK

SECOND PLENARY SESSION – THEMATIC PRESENTATIONS

2:30 PM

Plenary Presentation

Taxation and the Diaspora.

2:40 PM

Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism

Leveraging Potentials for Economic Development

3:10 PM

Telecommunications, Technology and Innovations

Expanding the Frontiers for Deepening Technology Development and Application

3:40 PM

Transportation

Enhancing Intermodal Establishment and Expansion

4:10 PM

Waste Management and Environmental Remediation

Providing for Sustainable Communities

4:40 PM

Mining and Solid Minerals Development

Sustainable Harvesting of the Nation’s Subterranean Resources

5:30 PM

NETWORKING

Wednesday, 28th November 2018

09:00 AM

PITCHING SESSIONS I

Room I
Agriculture and Extractives
Agribusiness

Room II
Infrastructure and Real Estate
Infrastructure Development (with focus on PPP)

Room III
Manufacturing
Industrial Development

Room IV
Services
Health Care

10:00 AM

PITCHING SESSIONS II

Room I
Agriculture and Extractives
Mining

Room II
Infrastructure and Real Estate
Real Estate Development

Room III
Manufacturing
Energy Development

Room IV
Services
Waste Management and Environmental Remediation

11:00 AM

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS’ BREAK

11:30 AM

PITCHING SESSIONS III

Room I
Agriculture and Extractives
Solid Minerals Development

Room II
Infrastructure and Real Estate
Transportation (Road and Aviation)

Room III
Services
Education, Training and Skilled Workforce Development

Room IV
Services
Telecommunications, Technology and Innovations

12:30 PM

PITCHING SESSIONS IV

Room I
Agriculture and Extractives
Oil and Gas

Room II
Infrastructure and Real Estate
Transportation (Maritime and Rail)

Room III
Manufacturing
Energy Development (with focus on PPP)

Room IV
Services
Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism

1:30 PM

LUNCH BREAK

3:00 PM

Bi-Lateral Business Meetings/Investment Discussions

7:00 PM

DINNER/AWARDS/GALA NIGHT

With the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo SAN GCON.

Thursday, 29th November 2018

8.00 AM

Private Site Visits and Development of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)

END OF INAUGURAL NIGERIA DIASPORA INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2018


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