Programme

2014 NIGERIA AUTOMOTIVE SUMMIT
MONDAY 16th JUNE 

The 2014 National Automotive Summit is chaired by:
Dr. Patrick Kormawa
UNIDO Regional Director for West Africa

08:15 – 09:15 Registration and Refreshments
09:15 – 09:30 Chair’s welcome statement

Session One

POLICY FRAMEWORKS AND MEASURES TO TRANSFORM NIGERIA’S AUTO MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
09:30 – 09:55 Ministerial Address by:
Mr. Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga (CON)
Hon. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment
09:55 – 10:20 Keynote Address: Alec Erwin, CEO UBU Investment Holdings
10:20 – 10:45 Keynote Address: Engr. Aminu Jalal, Director General, National Automotive Council
10:45 – 11:00 Q&A Session


11:00 – 11:30 Networking & Refreshments Break

Session Two

EXPANDING OPERATION AND PRODUCTION CAPACITY
11:30 – 12:00 Industry Keynote Address: Mike Whitfield, CEO South Africa
Nissan Africa
12:00 – 12:25 Mike Vincent, Deloitte
West Africa Advisory Leader
Building the Automotive Industry in Nigeria – Partnering for Success
12:25 – 12:50 Bart van Dijk, Partner
AT Kearney
Nigeria on the way to operations excellence in the automotive industry
12:50 – 13:15 Jorge Fernandez Heredero
Director of Test Systems Division
Aries Ingeneria Y Sistemas
Automotive Safety Certification Lab: Scope, Configuration and Benefits for the Community


13:15 – 14:15 Networking & Lunch

Session Three

UNLOCKING AND PROTECTING THE MARKET POTENTIALS
14:15 – 14:45 Industry Keynote Address: Chris de Kock, CEO
WesBank
The evolution of vehicle finance
14:45 – 15:10 Rajinder Malhan, Director
Hyundai Motors
Strategies for stimulating demand for Nigerian made vehicles
15:10 – 15:35 Luqman Mamudu
Director of Policy & Planning
National Automotive Council (NAC)
The NAIDP: Critical Risk Factors and Mitigants

15:35 – 16:00 Mr. Olusegun Awolowo
CEO Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)
Leveraging West and Central African export potentials


16:00–16:30 Networking & Refreshments Break

Session Four

BUILDING HUMAN AND TECHNICAL CAPACITY TO SUSTAIN THE INDUSTRY’S DEVELOPMENT
16:30 – 16:55 Mohammed Yinusa
CEO, DN Tyre & Rubber Plc
The imperative of the Tyre Manufacturing Industry for Nigeria
16:55 – 17:15 Huzaifah Elias
Director of Africa Operations
G.U.D. Holdings (Pty)
The Positive Impact of Development Programs on Component Manufacturers
17:15 – 17:35 Dr. Umar Bindir
The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP)
What needs to be done to expand the technological skill base and encourage the transfer of knowledge to Nigeria?
17:35 – 18:00 Panel discussion with Q&A session to include:
Dr. Umar Bindir, NOTAP
Huzaifah Elias, G.U.D. Holdings (pty)
Dr. Markus Thill, Senior Vice-President, Robert Bosch GmbH
Arthur Olisa Madueke, Executive Director, Nigerian Automotive manufacturers Association
18:00-18:10 Closing remarks
18:10 – 21:00 Networking drinks reception
End of summit