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09:15 Session 1 - Opening Session   

09:15 AM: Call to order and introductory remarks by Mr. Garreth Bloor, President, Canada-Africa Chamber 

09:20 AM: Remarks by Her Excellency Caroline Delany, High Commissioner for Canada to Malawi   

09:25 AM: Mr. Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, Canada

09:30 AM: Burton Kachinjika, The President, Malawi Chamber of Mines and Energy  

09:40 AM: AM: Remarks by Justice Esmie Chombo   

09:45 AM: Keynote remarks by H. E. Mark Katsonga, MP, Minister of Trade and Industry Malawi

10:00 Session 2 - Energy  

10:00 AM: Presentation of Malawian Energy Sector Overview and Opportunities by Ms. Rosemary Mkandawire, CEO Power Market Limited

10:10 AM Ana Paola Guadarrama, Senior Export Manager, Business Development and Sales, Canadian Commercial Corporation 


10:15 AM: Joseph Kalowekamo, Director of Energy, Ministry of Energy, Malawi

10:25 AM: Justin Woodward, Founder and Head of Africa, JCM Power  

10:35 AM: Madalo Minofu, Resident Representative, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Malawi & Zambia

10:45 AM: Q&A for 15 minutes

11:00 Session 3 – Mining   

11:00 AM: Industry Overview - Dr. Joseph Mkandawire, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Mining, Malawi     


11:15 AM: Dr. V.I. Lakshmanan, CEO, Process Research Ortech   

11:25 AM: Andries Kruger, Country Manager, Sovereign Metals 

11:35 AM: Wayne Floreani, Vice President, MineAfrica Inc

11:45 AM: Q&A for 15 minutes

Closing Session 

12:00 Closing Remarks by Ms. Christina Zakeyo, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Trade, Malawi

12:10 Conclusion and Summary: Garreth Bloor, President of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 

12:15 Program ends    

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