PROGRAM

VENUE – CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - CONFERENCE ROOM

  • 08:00 AM — 09:00 AM

    Registration - Marquee

    VENUE – CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - CONFERENCE ROOM

  • 09:00 AM — 12:30 PM

    ASEA Executive Committee Meeting

    VENUE – CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - CONFERENCE ROOM

  • 12:30 PM — 02:00 PM

    Lunch

    VENUE – CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - CONFERENCE ROOM

  • 02:00 PM — 02:10 PM

    Safety Drill - Department of Wildlife & National Parks

  • 02:10 PM — 04:00 PM

    ASEA General Assembly Meeting

    VENUE – CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - CONFERENCE ROOM

  • 06:00 PM — 10:00 PM

    Welcome Event

    VENUE: BOMA AREA
    DRESS CODE: BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE

PLENARY SESSIONS & PANELS
VENUE - CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - MARQUEE

  • 08:00 AM — 09:00 AM

    Registration - Marquee

    VENUE - CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - MARQUEE

  • 09:00 AM — 09:05 AM

    Programme Opening

    Director of Ceremonies

  • 09:05 AM — 09:15 AM

    Safety Drill - Department of Wildlife & National Parks

  • 09:15 AM — 09:30 AM

    Introduction Of Guests

    TBC

  • 09:30 AM — 09:45 AM

    Welcome Remarks By Host

    Lt. Gen. Tebogo C. Masire - Chairman, Botswana Stock Exchange

  • 09:45 AM — 10:00 AM

    Welcome Remarks By ASEA

    Karim Hajji - President, African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) & CEO of Casablanca Stock Exchange

  • 10:00 AM — 10:05 AM

    Video Showcase

  • 10:05 AM — 10:25 AM

    Official Opening Remarks

    His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Botswana

  • 10:25 AM — 10:40 AM

    Keynote Presentation On Building Resilient African Capital Markets

    TBC

  • 10:40 AM — 10:50 AM

    Vote Of Thanks

    Thapelo Tsheole - CEO, Botswana Stock Exchange

  • 10:50 AM — 11:00 AM

    Photo Opportunity

    His Excellency,the President of the Republic of Botswana, Cabinet Ministers, ASEA EXCO, BSE Board of Directors and Distinguished Guests

  • 11:00 AM — 11:10 AM

    Departure Of The Guest Of Honour

    His Excellency,the President of the Republic of Botswana, Cabinet Ministers, ASEA EXCO, BSE Board of Directors and Distinguished Guests

  • 11:10 AM — 11:40 AM

    Tea Break

  • 11:40 AM — 12:20 PM

    Panel 1: A Global And African Perspective - How The Role Of Exchanges Is Evolving?

    Moderator: Olebile Makhupe - Director, RMB - A Division of FNB Botswana Limited

    1. Nandini Sukumar - CEO, The World Federation of Exchanges
    2. Oscar N. Onyema, OON - CEO, The Nigerian Stock Exchange
    3. Stefan Nalletamby - Director - Financial Sector Development Department, The African Development Bank
    4. Sunil Benimadhu - CEO, Stock Exchange of Mauritius

  • 12:20 PM — 12:30 PM

    Q&A

  • 12:30 PM — 01:50 PM

    Lunch

  • 12:35 PM — 12:50 PM

    Presentation: African Exchanges Linkage Project

    Presenter: Tom Minney, Project Manager, AELP

  • 01:50 PM — 02:10 PM

    Botswana As An Investment Destination

    Introduction: Thapelo Moribame - Head of Market Development, Botswana Stock Exchange
    Presentation: Minister/Botswana Investment & Trade Centre

  • 02:10 PM — 02:40 PM

    Boosting Liquidity In Emerging Markets

    TBC

  • 02:40 PM — 03:20 PM

    Panel Discussion 2: SMME Financing Through Capital Markets In Africa

    Moderator: Naledi Madala – Economist, Barclays Bank of Botswana Limited
    1. Dr. Racious Moatshe – CEO, Local Enterprise Authority
    2. TBC
    3. TBC
    4. TBC

  • 03:20 PM — 04:00 PM

    Panel 3: The Rise Of Alternative Asset Classes In Capital Markets In Africa

    Moderator: Nerina Visser - Director, ETFSA

    1. Geoffrey Odundo - CEO, Nairobi Stock Exchange
    2. Tapologo Motshubi - Portfolio Manager and Director, Allan Gray Botswana
    3. Mohamed Farid Saleh - Executive Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange
    4. Tiago Fernandes - Managing Director, SRP

  • 04:00 PM — 04:10 PM

    Q&A

  • 04:10 PM — 04:50 PM

    Panel 4: Synergies Between Stock Exchanges, Capital Markets Authorities And Government

    Moderator: TBC

    1. Juliana White - Director – Capital Markets, Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority
    2. Dr. Edoh Kossi Amenounve - CEO, Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) & Central Depository/Settlement Bank (DC/BR)
    3. Odirile Merafhe - Vice President, Business Botswana
    4. Pierre Celestin Rwabukumba - CEO, Rwanda Stock Exchange

  • 04:50 PM — 05:00 PM

    Q&A

  • 07:00 PM — 10:00 PM

    Bush Dinner

    DRESS CODE - AFRICAN REGAL
    VENUE - AFRICAN VILLAGE

PLENARY SESSIONS & PANELS
VENUE - CRESTA MOWANA SAFARI RESORT & SPA - MARQUEE

  • 08:00 AM — 09:00 AM

    Registration And Coffee

  • 09:00 AM — 09:20 AM

    Official Remarks: How Can Capital Markets Foster Development In Africa?

    Minister of Finance & Economic Development

  • 09:20 AM — 09:50 AM

    African Capital Markets Report – Performance, Growth Opportunities & Challenges

    George Asante - Managing Principal Corporate and Investment Banking, Absa CIB

  • 09:50 AM — 10:20 AM

    Direction of African Economies Relative To The Global Economy: Are We Closing The Gap?

    TBC

  • 10:20 AM — 10:40 AM

    Launch of the Disruptive Technology Working Group Report

  • 10:40 AM — 11:20 AM

    Panel 1: The Value Of Market Infrastructure - Developments In The Central Clearing Industry And Trade Enabling Technologies

    Moderator: Sheperd Aisam - Executive: Head, Corporate and Investment Banking, Stanbic Bank Botswana Limited

    1. Etienne Nel - Founder and CEO, ZAR X
    2. Faycal Belyazid - Senior Director of Sales, Middle East & Africa, Market Technology, NASDAQ
    3. Collen Tapfumaneyi - CEO, Escrow Group
    4. Selloua Chakri - Managing Director, SCL Advisory Limited

  • 11:20 AM — 11:30 AM

    Q&A

  • 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

    Tea Break

  • 11:45 AM — 12:25 PM

    Panel 2: Financial Services Sector As A Vehicle For Financial Inclusion

    Moderator: Tshepidi Moremong - Head: Coverage Africa, Rand Merchant Bank

    1. Priscilla Ndadi - Chief Operations Officer, Botswana Life
    2. Tiaan Bazuin - CEO, Namibian Stock Exchange
    3. Priscilla Sampa - CEO, Lusaka Securities Exchange
    4. Mbako Mbo – Chief Financial Officer, Standard Chartered Botswana Limited
    5. Paul Bwiso - CEO, Uganda Securities Exchange

  • 12:25 PM — 12:35 PM

    Q&A

  • 12:50 PM — 02:00 PM

    Lunch

  • 02:00 PM — 02:20 PM

    Presentation: Government Debt Markets Development

    Jonasson Thordur - Deputy Division Head, International Monetary Fund

  • 02:20 PM — 02:35 PM

    Launch Of ASEA Working Group Report

  • 02:35 PM — 03:00 PM

    Launch Of ASEA Portal

    Introduction: Vimal Parmar - Senior Financial Markets Specialist, FSD Africa

  • 03:00 PM — 03:15 PM

    Launch of Long-Term Finance Scoreboard

    Introduction: Vimal Parmar - Senior Financial Markets Specialist, FSD Africa

    Presenter: José Albuquerque de Sousa - Consultant for the African Long-Term Finance Initiative

  • 03:15 PM — 03:55 PM

    Panel 3: Salient Opportunities In Green Bond Financing In Africa

    Moderator: Evans Osano - DBA - Director, Financial Markets FSD Africa

    1. Thato Matsafu - Head: Primary Markets, Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    2. Brock Hoback – Executive Director, Lion's Head Global Partners
    3. Dr. Gregory Ovie Jobome - Access Bank Group
    4. Wangui Maranga-Okello - Head of Corporate Finance, Acorn Holdings

  • 03:55 PM — 04:05 PM

    Q&A

  • 04:05 PM — 04:15 PM

    2020 Host

  • 04:15 PM — 04:25 PM

    Vote Of Thanks

    Thapelo Tsheole - CEO, Botswana Stock Exchange

  • 04:25 PM — 04:35 PM

    Closing Remarks

    Karim Hajji - President, African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) & CEO of Casablanca Stock Exchange

  • 07:00 PM — 10:00 PM

    Closing Ceremony

    DRESS CODE - ALL WHITE
    VENUE - SEBOBA RECREATIONAL PARK