Power Distribution & Metering West Africa (PDM-WA) 2016 brings together the cream of experienced policy makers, regulators and operators in the electricity industry to lead discussions on how to combat real and extant market challenges.

PDM-WA Conference and Exhibition will propose strategies for:

  • Loss reduction
  • Revenue collection improvement
  • Funding, finance and investment
  • Asset management
  • Customer service enhancement
  • Improved customer metering
  • etc

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Conference & Exhibition
30 June – 1 July 2016, Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria
Pre-Conference Workshop
Revenue Cycle Management in the Electricity Industry
29 June 2016

REGISTER BEFORE 31 MARCH AND SAVE.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME

DAY ONE

Theme 1: Getting it Right: Policy and Reform Initiatives

Welcome Address – Babatunde Fashola SAN, Honourable Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Nigeria

Presentation: Lay of the Sector, Issues and Challenges – Eyo Ekpo, Former Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

DISCUSSION

  • 15 years on since reform initiative was adopted as policy by Nigerian Federal Government, have we realised goals set out at onset of EPSR?
  • NIPP, goals and objectives
  • Comparing performance and other key factors pre- and post-privatisation
  • How close are we to seeing efficiency and choice in wholesale electricity trading?
  • Challenges to private sector investment and efficient operations
  • Promoting effective regulation as catalyst for improved electricity services

Theme 2: Addressing Perennial Challenges of Sector: Are We Missing Something in the Value Chain?

Presentations:

  • Keynote: Unlocking Investment and Growth in the Electricity Supply and Metering Industry

Eme Essien Lore, Country Manager, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Nigeria

  • Nature of Electricity Demand, Challenges and Market Viability
  • Addressing Narrowness of Fuel Supply and Diversification
  • Inefficiencies, Pricing and Regulatory Challenges in the Nigeria Electricity Market

DAY TWO

Theme: Electricity Market Development: Operational & Regulatory Issues

Day 2: AM

Session1: Revenue Losses and Revenue Assurance: Matters Arising

Session 2: Funding Gap/Investments in Power

Session 3:  Metering: Energy Accounting & Accountability

DAY 2: PM

Session 4: Standardization in Transmission and Distribution

Session 5: Increasing Access and Rural Electrification

Closing Session: Panel Discussion

  • Commercial Issues & Viability
  • Energy Accounting & Standardization
  • Increasing Network Reliability & Infrastructure Development
  • Roles of Market Participants, Operators and the Government

CONTACT US

Conference programme and speaking opportunities
Irene Ochem: irene.ochem@icoconferences.com

Sponsorship and Exhibition
Samuel Elusoji: samuelelusoji@icoconferences.com
Blanche Mosing: blanche@styleavenue.co.za

To register as a delegate
Vivian Asuzu: admin@icoconferences.com

For marketing
Zubenathi Mxoli: zubenathimxoli@icoconferences.com