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Sunday 10 April 2011

10.00 - 18.00 Registration of Participants & Decoration of exhibition stands, City Hall, Monrovia

17.00 - 18.00 Visit of Hon. Roosevelt G. Jayjay, Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy, Republic of Liberia to view the Conference Facilities

 

Monday 11 April 2011

08.00 - 09.00 Registration & Cultural Entertainment (Liberia Cultural Stars)

09.30 Participants to be seated for the Opening Ceremony

10.00 Opening Ceremony

10.45 Visit of the exhibition stands and cutting of the ribbon in honour of the Opening of LIMEP 2011 & Coffee Break sponsored by Indo Gold Limited

11.30 Session 1: Liberia’s Resource Potential

Chair: Madam Anyaa Vohiri, Executive Director, EPA

13.00 Lunch Sponsored by: Vale / BSGR Liberia Ltd

14.45 Session 2: Legal and Regulatory Framework in Liberia’s Mining, Petroleum and Energy Sectors

Chair: Jonathan A Mason, Former Minister of Lands, Mines & Energy

16.00 Coffee Break sponsored by Indo Gold Limited

16.20 Session 3: Finance and Revenue Management in Liberia’s Extractive Industries Sponsored by Global Integrated Security

Chair: Tarnue Mawolo, Minister of State without Portfolio, Liberia

17.30 Questions & Answers

18.00 End of Day 1

19.30 Gala Dinner at the Royal Hotel Sponsored by ArcelorMittal

Guest of honour: His Excellency Honorable Joseph N. Boakai, Vice President, Republic of Liberia

21.45 End of Dinner

 

Tuesday 12 April 2011

09.00 Session 4: Sustainable development of Liberia’s Natural Resources

Chair: Dr Richard Tolbert, Former Chairman National Investment Commission

10.15 Questions & Answers

10.45 Coffee Break Sponsored by China Union

11.15 Session 4a: Sustainable development of Liberia’s Natural Resources

Chair: Dr Richard Tolbert, Former Chairman, National Investment Commission

12.15 Questions & Answers

12.45 Lunch sponsored by African Aura

14.30 Session 5: Case Studies of Iron Ore Exploration Projects

Chair: Hon. Walter S. McCarthy, Deputy Minister of Administration, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy

16.00 Coffee Break Sponsored by China Union

16.15 Session 6: Liberia’s Petroleum Potential Sponsored by TGS Nopec

Chairman: Senator Cletus S Wotorson, President Pro-Tempere of the Liberian Senate & Geophysicist

18.00 End of Day 2

 

Wednesday 13 April 2010

09.00 Session 7a : Liberia’s gold potential

Chairman: Mr.Carnie Johnson, Consultant, CSR, Amlib

10.00 Coffee Break Sponsored by Buchanan Renewables

10.30 Session 7b: Harnessing Liberia’s diamond potential

11.15 Questions & Answers

11.45 Session 8: Liberia’s energy potential

Chair: Hon. Beauford O. Weeks, Assistant Minister of Energy, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, Liberia

13.00 Lunch sponsored by BHP Billiton

14.45 Session 9: The Iron Ore Transport Hubs: Potential Economy Corridors for the Development of Liberia Presentations & Round Table Discussion

Chair: ECB Jones Jr, Former Deputy Minister for Operations, Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy

15.45 Questions & Answers

16.00 Coffee Break Sponsored by Buchanan Renewables

16.00 Closing Ceremony

- Presentation of the report of the Conference Sessions Hon Felix T Morlu, Assistant Minister for Planning and Development, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, Republic of Liberia
- Closing Speech His Excellency Honorable Joseph N. Boakai, Vice President, Republic of Liberia

- Vote of thanks Hon. Roosevelt G. Jayjay, Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy, Republic of Liberia

18.00 Closing Cocktail Reception at the RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas sponsored by Statoil / Repsol