Oil Production in a Social Market Economy - Foundation Office Uganda and South Sudan
Oil Production in a Social Market Economy
Perspectives for Uganda
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The theme of the conference is: "Oil Production in a Social Market Economy - Perspectives for Uganda". The key presentation shall be made by the Director of the Norwegian Oil for Development Programme, Mr. Petter Nore, and will be discussed by Senior Presidential Advisor on the Economy, Dr Ezra Suruma.
The conference will be opened by the Country Representative of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Uganda, Dr. Angelika Klein and closed by the Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde. Opening remarks will be given by the President of UNCCI, Mrs. Olive Z. Kigongo.
During the conference there will be a panel discussion with distinguished experts including the Minister of State for Finance/General Duties, Hon Fred Omach Jacan, Hon. Elly Karuhanga and Dickens Kamugisha from the African Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO).
The event will be moderated by NTV News Anchor Patrick Kamara and will bring together 200 participants from government, private sector, academia and civil society. It is expected that the conference will come with some concise recommendations to foster good development of the oil resource in Uganda.
2:00 pm Arrival & registration of participants
2:30 pm Welcome remarks by Dr. Angelika Klein (Country Representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Uganda
2:35 pm Opening remarks by Olive Z. Kigongo (President, Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
2:45 pm Keynote Presentation on the topic “Oil Production in a Social Market Economy – the Norwegian Experience” by Petter Nore (Director and Head of Department, NORAD)
3:15 pm Presentation on the topic “Oil Production in a Social Market Economy – Prospects for Uganda” by Dr. Ezra Suruma (Senior Presidential Advisor on the Economy)
3:40 pm Panel discussion with Hon. Fred Omach Jacan (Minister of State for General Duties, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development), Hon. Elly Karuhanga (President and Director, Tullow Oil Uganda; Chairman, Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum), Dickens Kamugisha (Chief Executive Officer, Africa Institute for Energy Governance)
4:15 pm Open discussion with invited guests
4:45 pm Closing remarks by the Guest of Honour, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde (Minister for Trade, Industry and Co-operatives of the Republic of Uganda)
5:00 pm Refreshments
5:30 pm End of conference