Egypt Energy Agenda

Egypt Energy will be hosting an exclusive conference presented by leading government authorities and top industry speakers to highlight and discuss the future of the energy sector,top vision,stats,trends and latest findings and technologies to all the visitors. It is a not to miss feature during your visit!

13:00 - 13:15

Opening Remarks from the Chairman


13:15 - 13:30

Meeting the Growing Energy Demand of Egypt


13:30 - 13:45

Industry Keynote : Energy Outlook Worldwide

Speaker : Ali Al-Saffar,IEA,Africa Programme Manager


13:45 - 14:15

Launch of Hitachi Energy


14:45 - 15:00

Session by Sky 


Speaker : Eng. Khaled Shaddad, CEO, Sky Holding

15:00 - 15:30

Panel Discussion: Incorporating Renewables into the existing Systems

Renewable Energy grid integration plays an important role in supporting clean energy initiatives in any country. With the infrastructure already in place for conventional power generation, discussing the technology and best practices in making this journey smooth is what the panel will focus on.

Speaker : Nessreen Rady, Director of Renewables, EEHC

                 Muhamed Bou-Zeid, General Manager, Vestas MENA

15:30 - 16:00

Digital Grids as the Way Forward to Advanced Transmission & Distribution Networks – Grid stability and reliability 

Digital grids will lead into success in the larger picture with grid reliability, cost reductions, uninterrupted power and most importantly customer satisfaction. This session will relate to all these aspects which result in smooth power distribution across networks.

Speaker : Mohamed Hosny, Technical Advisor – Smart Grids & Efficiency, KfW

16:00 - 16:30

Role of Digitalization in moving the industry away from traditional generation anddistribution

In the world of Industry 4.0 where digitalization is playing an active role in transforming the energy sector, there is quite an emphasis on digitalization after digitization of the respective organizations. This session will discuss how digitalization will change the way traditional generation and distribution has been serving the industry

Speaker : Dr. Eng. Reham K. El-Khadrawy, Assistant General Manager, Egypt Gas                      Company

16:30 - 17:00

Panel Discussion: Discovering Technologies in Network Upgrade and Capacity Enhancement

The panel discussion is going to explore the future of connectivity with network management capabilities and the embedded security technologies to make the technological enhancement experience seamless and hassle free.

Speaker : Fouad Zayed, VP – Digital Energy, Schneider Electric

                  Mohamed Hosny, Technical Advisor – Smart Grids & Efficiency, KfW

11:00 - 11:15

Opening Remarks from the Chairman


11:15 - 11:30

Industry Keynote: Policy and Regulatory Perspective for Wind Energy

Policy and regulations are central to any investment opportunities in the region, the clearer the government vision, the lucrative the region to prospects. This session will touch upon the current scenario within the MENA region with respect to Wind Energy.

Speaker : Dr. Maged Mahmoud, Technical Director and Lead RE Advisor,                              RCREEE

11:30 - 12:00

Devising the Road Map to discovering Wind Energy potential in the MENA region

This session will address one of the most common objections to adopting Wind Energy in the region, that is, comparing the economic analysis of costs for Wind energy as compared to other alternative sources of energy.

Speaker : Muhamed Bou-Zeid, General Manager, Vestas MENA

12:00 - 12:30

Global on shore wind and solar analysis in the North Africa region (virtual)

This session will provide analysis on the regional project and investment opportunities with the 2 most widely used sources of renewable energy.

Speaker : Dr. Ibtihal Abdelmotteleb, Research Analyst, Wood MacKenzie

12:30 - 13:00

Financing Wind Projects: Securing Investments and Devising Plans for the “Expensive form of Power Generation”

Securing finance and investment has always been an integral part of any industry. And especially when the projects are cost intensive. The plans government has on attracting investors, the green stimulus programs and smart ROI will make for the base of this discussion.

Speaker : Dozie Okpalaobieri, Energy Sector Policy & Regulations Specialist,                                 African Development Bank

13:00 - 13:30

Panel Discussion: How will Wind Energy play a crucial role in the Energy Transition within North Africa

Energy transition has been taking charge across most of the countries and economies. Usage of Renewable sources of energy hence plays an integral part in turning this vision into reality. Wind Energy generation is very low on carbon emission; hence policy makers will have to play their role in promoting this form of energy generation for wider sustainability acceptance. The session will explore these aspects of the industry.

Speaker : Dr. Maged Mahmoud, Technical Director and Lead RE Advisor, RCREEE

                  Mohamad Chokr, Sales Director, Vestas MENA


13:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break 



Energy Intelligence Forum

11:00 - 11:30

COMESA: Enhance sustainability of the regional energy market, through a harmonized regulatory framework (Wind,Solar and Hydro)

The main thrust of the COMESA Model Energy Policy Framework is to provide the member states with harmonised guidelines that would facilitate energy policy harmonization in the COMESA region in efforts to increase efficiency and increased investment. This session will throw light on the COMESA region’s drive for energy.

Speaker : Jean-Baptiste Mutabazi, Director of Infrastructure, COMESA

11:00 - 11:30

Collaborating with various entities to realize the vision of energy generation through renewable sources (interconnectivity, cross border collaboration etc)

Collaboration and cooperation are key to reach all areas of the society. As Africa is still amongst nations with lack of access to necessities, government collaboration, cross connectivity and energy sharing will play a key role moving forward. The session will explore the role of governments in achieving shared responsibilities.

Speaker : Ahmed Badr, Director – Project Facilitation & Support, IRENA

12:00 - 12:30

Role of Blockchain in ‘Making Energy Accessible to All’

Pay by meter, sell the excess to the government, generate your own electricity, these are all ways and means in
which blockchain and IoT can help us make Energy Accessible to All. The session will shed some light on the latest emerging technologies and opportunities available to achieve the this.

Speaker : Femi Oye, CEO, OneWattSolar

12:30 - 13:00

The role of cables in the grid and transmission and distribution


The types of cables used and the importance of certified and approved cables in the same to guarantee quality and mitigate risks.

Speaker : Haroon Qteishat, Regional Commercial Manager – Middle East & Africa,                       BASEC

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:30

Role of Financial Institutions in Leading Energy Transition to Net Zero

This session will highlight the role financial institutions play and the importance of policies and aspirations in achieving the same. The session will also derive some best practices and case studies from HSBC’s perspective.

Speaker : Hanan Bakr, Director, Sector Head of Energy and Sustainability Lead| Client Coverage MENAT, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited


14:30 - 15:00

Session from National Bank of Egypt


15:00 - 15:30

The Central Park Project and its Environmental Impact on the New Administrative Capital

The central park project is an ambitious plan which is twice the size of New York’s central park and therefore, this topic will look at the scale of the project and its impact on the environment from the construction company’s point of view.

Speaker : Amr Alaa, Project Manager, Redcon Construction

15:30 - 16:00

The role of technology and scope of Solar in Egypt

The session will highlight on the journey of our speaker till date and what inspired her to join a company providing services within the solar energy arena.

Speaker : Leila Gemei, Chairperson & Business Developer, Sharm Reef Solar