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DAY ONE Thursday, November 6th , 2014

0800 Registration and Morning Tea

0855 Chairman's Opening Remarks: Prof. Frank Dinter

Session 1 Current Scenario & Future Development

0900 Assessment Procedures in CSP Bidding in South Africa
Speaker: Lena Mangondo, Head: Legal, IPP Office

0925 Investment Environment for CSP in South Africa
Speaker: Annelize van der Merwe, Director: Green Economy, Trade and Investment South Africa (TISA) ,Department of Trade and Industry

0950 Balance Between Localization & Development of CSP in South Africa
Speaker: Ashley Bhugwandin, Manager of Technology Localization Implementation Unit, CSIR

1015 Networking Coffee Break

1045 Advanced R & D of CSP in South Africa
Speaker: Prof. Frank Dinter, Eskom Chair in Concentrating Solar Power (CSP),Solar Thermal Energy Research Group (STERG), University of Stellenborsch

Panel Discussion: 1110 Panel Discussion: Joint Effort to Propel CSP Development in South Africa
· Hear the updated & supportive policies and incentives to boost CSP development in SA;
· Get to know the lessons existing in RE-IPPP bidding;
· Get hold of the precious experience in winning the chance in CSP competition.
· …

Moderator: Prof. Frank Dinter, Eskom Chair in Concentrating Solar Power (CSP),Solar Thermal Energy
· Terence Govender, SolarReserve
· Gerrit Kruyswijk, Industrial Development Corporation
· Busso von Alvensleben, KfW Office Pretoria
· Jason van der Poel, Partner, Webber Wentzel
· Theo Fischer, Managing Director, EScience Associates

1210 Networking Luncheon

Session 2 Experience & Lessons Learned from RE-IPPP

1400 The Updates of Abengoa's Two Projects in the First Round
Speaker: Julian Lopez Garrido, Kaxu Solar One General Manager, Abengoa Solar

1425 SolarReserve's Future Plan in South Africa
Speaker: Terence Govender, Director of Development – Africa, SolarReserve

1450 Technical Highlights in CSP Projects to Reach Financial Close
Speaker: Javier Relancio, Renewable Energy Advisor, Mott MacDonald

1515 Networking Coffee Break

1545 CSP: Communities and Socio Economic Development
Speaker: Gerrit Kruyswijk, Industry Champion: Green Industries SBU, Industrial Development Corporation

16310 Technology Breakthrough in Mirrors
Speaker: Jeroen van Schijndel, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Rioglass Solar

1635 DNI Data and Map Projects in Southern and Eastern Africa
Speaker: Riaan Meyer, CEO, GeoSUN Africa

1700 Fresnel Technology & Case Studies for Industrial Process Heat Applications
Speaker: Tobias Schwind, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Industrial Solar GmbH

1730 Chairman's Remarks & End of Day One Conference

DAY TWO Friday November 7th , 2014

0800 Registration and Morning Tea

0850 Chairman's Opening Remarks: Jason van der Poel

Session 3 Suggestions from World Famous EPCs

0900 Economic & Reliability Benefits of CSP with Thermal Energy Storage
Speaker: Daniel Schwab, Business Development South Africa, BrightSource Energy Inc

0925 The Business Benefits of IT in CSPs
Speaker: Servapalan Govender, Senior Advisor£®Technical Manager£©Eskom

0950 Driving Force Behind CSP's Development--EPC
Speaker: Rosana Méliz Gabás, Industrial Engineer, ACCIONA Ingeniería

1015 Networking Coffee Break

1045 Legal Aspects of CSP Projects in South Africa
Speaker: Jason van der Poel, Partner, Webber Wentzel

Panel Discussion: 1110 Panel Discussion: Localization in South Africa
· Figure out the ways to achieve localization with such a high level of local content requirement & the uncertainties of megawatt allocation.
· Look for good methods to maintain local production to boost local market and job creation
· …

Moderator: Jason van der Poel, Partner, Webber Wentzel
· Andrew Kesiamang, Afridevo Energy (Pty) Ltd
· Jeroen van Schijndel, Rioglass Solar
· Daniel Schwab, BrightSource Energy Inc
· Siyabonga Mbanjwa, Crowie Concessions (Pty) Ltd

1210 Networking Luncheon

Session 4 Technology Innovation & Cost Reduction

1400 Advanced Technology in Receiver Tubes
Speaker: Luis Alberto Sola, Managing Director Global Commercial and SCM Director BS CSP, Schott Solar S.L

1425 The Potential & Bottlenecks for Fresnel in South Africa
Speaker: Andrew Kesiamang, Managing Director, Afridevo Energy (Pty) Ltd

1450 Advancements for CSP Solar Field Technologies
Speaker: Markus Balz, Managing Director, schlaich bergermann und partner - sbp sonne gmbh

1530 Chairman's Remarks & End of Day Two Conference

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Networking Break
During the networking break, you can talk with more than 200 global CSP industry executives in a timely and topical industry forum. It's a delight to have tea break and delicacy refreshment while meeting with each other and exchanging business cards.
Lunch Time
During our extra long lunch breaks, you can have an in-depth conversation for further cooperation while enjoying the delicious food.
Cocktail Party
The cocktail party is supported by our sponsor. During the cocktail party, there will show local tradition culture performance .You will have a happy cocktail conversation with your peers.
Leading experts will offer all the participants the opportunity to gain practical knowledge during these intensive half-day workshops. The emphasis is on activity and interaction.
Panel Discussion
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