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15 December
Time Room Event Session Speakers Organiser
08:30
10:00
Taifa TDS Natural Resources Measures to Improve Financing for Development Policies of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda Dr. Patrick N. OSAKWE
Eugene JERNIGAN
Kwame OWINO
Dereje ALEMAYEHU
Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD)
08:30
10:00
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Africa Rising Empowering Women Through Trade Oscar STENSTRÖM
Arancha GONZALEZ
George MAKORE
Jane MUTISO
Lisa KARANJA
Wanja GETAMBU-KIRAGU
Elsbeth AKKERMAN
Saana Institute
ICTSD
08:30
10:00
Mwanga TDS Africa Rising Resource-based industrialisation and global value chains in Africa Jaswinder BEDI
Frank Dixon MUGYENYI
Kwesi OBENG
Jared OSORO
The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)
African Union Commission (AUC)
08:30
10:00
Amboseli TDS Africa Rising The CFTA: Toward 21st Century Trade Governance for Africa JB CRONJE
Prof. Gerhard ERASMUS
Trudi HARTZENBERG
William MWANZA
Willemien VILJOEN
Trade Law Centre NPC (TRALAC)
08:30
10:00
Ivory NTBF The Voice of Business The Future of the WTO: How to Rekindle the Interest of the Private Sector Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Douglas LIPPOLDT
Prof. Carlos Primo BRAGA
Kwame OWINO
Joakim REITER
Stefano BERTASI
The Evian Group @IMD
10:10
11:40
Taifa TDS Natural Resources The Impact of Profit Maximization in Africa on Development, Justice and the Environment Dr. Luis FRANCESCHI
Emmy RONO
Prof. Oliver RUPPEL
Strathmore University
10:10
11:40
Ivory NTBF The Voice of Business From Drifts to Deals: Advancing the WTO Agenda Peter Bay KIRKEGAARD
Anka-Lisa SCHILD
Stefano BERTASI
Michele PASTORE
Gabriela WURCEL
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
10:10
11:40
Amboseli TDS Africa Rising The CFTA in the Context of the Mega-Regionals and Future of the Multilateral Trading System Dr. Carlos LOPES
Amb. Nathan IRUMBA
Dr. Stephen KARINGI
Eveline HERFKINS
H.E. Erastus MWENCHA
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
10:10
11:40
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Africa Rising Integrating East Africa: Progress, Challenges and Future Prospects Dr. Amb. Richard SEZIBERA
Dr. Mukhisa KITUYI
Frank MATSAERT
Carol KARIUKI
Dorothy TUMA
Steve FELDER
Ali MUFURUKI
Nic HAILEY
Dr. Adan MOHAMED
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA)
ICTSD
11:45
13:15
Tsavo Room Hilton E15 E15 Initiative E15 PLENARY: Priorities for the WTO in an Evolving Global Trade and Investment Architecture Amb. Jonathan T. FRIED
Thomas Trikasih LEMBONG
Dr. Patrick LOW
Ricardo MELENDEZ-ORTIZ
Hon. Lilianne PLOUMEN
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
13:30
15:00
Ivory NTBF The Voice of Business SMEs: Connecting to Global Markets Arancha GONZALEZ
Marion JANSEN
Kanini MUTOONI
Francisco ESTRAZULAS
Hon. François KANIMBA
Sneha SHAH
Andrew MUTUMA
Seth TWUM-AKWABOAH
Amani ASFOUR
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
International Trade Centre (ITC)
14:00
15:30
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative Requiring Local Content in Extractive Industries: Key E15 Policy Options for the WTO Ana ESCOBEDO
Patrick OBATH
Isabelle RAMDOO
Babajide SODIPO
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
14:00
15:30
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Africa Rising Using Trade to Promote Firm Productivity and Growth Prof. Garth FRAZER
Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Dr. Patrick LOW
International Growth Centre (IGC)
14:00
15:30
Amboseli TDS Natural Resources Addressing Illegal Trade in Natural Resources Prof. U. Rashid SUMAILA
Paul Gathitu MASELA
Philip MURUTHI
Juan Carlos VASQUEZ
Mohamed AWER
ICTSD
Earthmind
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
15:45
17:15
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative Leveraging Finance for Development Beyond 2015 Dr. Debapriya BHATTACHARYA
Katrin KUHLMANN
Frans LAMMERSEN
Dr. Richard NEWFARMER
Michael VRONTAMITIS
Paul WALTERS
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
15:45
17:15
Ivory TDS Natural Resources Voluntary Standards for Sustainable Trade in Natural Resources Victoria CHOMO
Michael ‘t SAS-ROLFES
Dr. Evita SCHMIEG
Calvin COTTAR
George WATENE
ICTSD
Earthmind
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment - University of Oxford
16:15
17:45
Mwanga TDS Trading Up Promoting Sustainable development in the Pacific Islands through Trade Mere FALEMAKA
Amb. Joshua KALINOE
Hon. Faiyaz KOYA
H.E. Moses K. MOSE
Andrew ROBB
Mene SO'OALO
Dr. Pohiva TU'I'ONETOA
Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)
17:30
19:00
Ivory TDS Natural Resources Trade, Nature and the 2030 Agenda: The Quest for Policy Coherence Selina JACKSON
Daudi SUMBA
David RUNNALLS
Ana ESCOBEDO
Prof. Jaime DE MELO
ICTSD
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Earthmind
17:30
19:00
Tsavo Room Hilton DE Digital Economy Digital Economy Delivers for Africa! Aarti SHAH
Simon LACEY
Esther MACHARIA CHIBESA
Philip GITAHI
Ali MUFURUKI
ICTSD
17:30
19:00
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative 20 years after Singapore: Need for an Enhanced 21st Century Approach to International Competition Policy Robert ANDERSON
Jean-Yves ART
Prof. Eleanor M. FOX
Dr. Frédéric JENNY
Pradeep Singh MEHTA
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
19:00
20:30
Amboseli DE Digital Economy The Digital Experience Reception: Showcasing Business Innovation in the Digital Economy ICTSD
Techno Brain
16 December
Time Room Event Session Speakers Organiser
07:15
08:45
Amboseli NTBF Private Event Trade and Sustainable Growth: Strengthening the Voice of Africa’s Private Sector (Invitation only) Amb. Darlington MWAPE
William ASIKO
Dr. Manu CHANDARIA
William MWANZA
africapractice
09:00
10:30
Tsavo Room Hilton NTBF Focus Africa Intra-EAC Trade: Challenges and Opportunities for Business Aly-Khan SATCHU
James SHIKWATI
Dr. Adan MOHAMED
Samuel MAKORE
James MUREU
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI)
National Enterprise Development Association (NEDA)
09:00
10:30
Ivory TDS Emerging Governance Trade and Investment Agreements: The Threat to People’s Health Prof. Desmond McNEILL
Prof. Andrew MITCHELL
Sanya REID SMITH
Prof. Ted SCHRECKER
The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health
09:00
10:30
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative WTO Rules on Farm Goods and Fish: Towards More Equitable, Sustainable, and Efficient Global Markets? Bipul CHATTERJEE
Abiodun CHEKE
Dr. Eugenio DIAZ-BONILLA
Nicolas IMBODEN
Prof. U. Rashid SUMAILA
Amb. Gustavo VANERIO
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
10:45
12:15
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative Clean Energy Technologies and Climate Change: Priorities for the WTO Thomas L. BREWER
Kasturi DAS
Ricardo MELENDEZ-ORTIZ
Anka-Lisa SCHILD
Jakob BRIX TANGE
Amb. Alvaro CEDEÑO MOLINARI
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
10:45
12:15
Amboseli TDS Emerging Governance The TMEA Trade-A-Thon: Take 10 with Trade Experts on Investing in East Africa Carol KARIUKI
Abhishek SHARMA
John KALIBO
Waturi MATU
George WOLF
Eng. Julius RIUNGU
Eugene TORERO
Edward ICHUNGWA GICHUKI
Alban ODHIAMBO
Jennifer MWIJUKYE
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA)
10:45
12:15
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Food Security Leveraging Trade Facilitation Agreement to Promote Agricultural Transformation and Trade Yaw ANSU
Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Lucy MUCHOKI
Tony OTENG-GYASI
African Center for Economic Tranformation (ACET)
10:45
12:15
Ivory TDS Emerging Governance Assisting Developing and Least Developed Countries on WTO Law Niall MEAGHER
Jan BOHANES
Maryanne MACHERU
Ryan GENER
Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL)
13:30
15:00
Amboseli TDS Food Security Trade and Food Security: Linkages, Policies and Processes Victoria CHOMO
Dr. Ratnakar ADHIKARI
Gerald MASILA
Suffyan KOROMA
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
13:30
15:00
Tsavo Room Hilton NTBF Focus Africa Public-private Dialogue: Towards SME Integration into the Global Economy Carol KARIUKI
Christophe BELLMANN
Patrick GOUKA
George OMUGA
Samuel OGOLA
Phoebe OWUOR
Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)
CBI - Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries
13:30
15:00
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative Services and Global Value Chains in the 21st Century Globalised Economy Dr. Sherry STEPHENSON
Pranav KUMAR
Dr. Pascal KERNEIS
Dr. Stephen KARINGI
Paulina NAZAL ARANDA
François ROUSSEAU
Dr. Patrick LOW
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
13:30
15:00
Ivory TDS Africa Rising Regional Economic Integration and Trade Facilitation: The Case of the ECOWAS Anja GOMM
Dominik ZILLER
Dr. Evita SCHMIEG
Assome Aminata DIATTA
Kola SOFOLA
Y.S. LABARAN
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
German Cooperation (GIZ)
15:15
16:45
Tsavo Room Hilton NTBF Focus Africa Harnessing Manufacturing to Africa's Trade and Growth: From Lagging to Leading Sector Prof. Jaime DE MELO
John PAGE
Dr. Stephen KARINGI
International Growth Centre (IGC)
Fondations pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International (FERDI)
15:15
16:45
Ivory TDS Food Security Achieving Food Security by Balancing Policy Space and Policy Discipline Christophe BELLMANN
Dr. Eugenio DIAZ-BONILLA
Dr. Joe GLAUBER
Will MARTIN
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
15:15
16:45
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative The Digital Economy and Innovation: Game Changers for the Multilateral Trading System? Jean-Yves ART
Prof. Carlos Primo BRAGA
Amb. Julian BRAITHWAITE
Gary N. HORLICK
Dr. Mark WU
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
15:15
16:45
Amboseli TDS Emerging Governance Promoting Pro-development Investment Agreements and Policies Amb. Nathan IRUMBA
Sanya REID SMITH
Jane NALUNGA
Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) Uganda
17:15
18:45
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Food Security Synergizing Trade and Climate Change for Food Security and Livelihoods in the EAC Martha GETECHEW BEKELE
Peter KIULUKU
John MWESIGE
Jane NALUNGA
Paul MURAGE
H.E. Christopher ONYANGA APARR
Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International)
17:15
18:45
Amboseli TDS Climate and Energy Climate Action in the post-Paris COP 21 World: Intersections with International Trade Dr. Hiramani GHIMIRE
Ingrid JEGOU
Thomas L. BREWER
David RUNNALLS
Amb. Alvaro CEDEÑO MOLINARI
Jean-Paul THUILLIER
ICTSD
South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE)
17:15
18:45
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative Subsidies and Industrial Policies in a World of Global Value Chains Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Gary N. HORLICK
Dr. Mark WU
Ana ESCOBEDO
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
19:00
20:30
Pool Area TDS Special Event Knowledge Networking Cocktail ICTSD
Harvard African Students Alumni Network
17 December
Time Room Event Session Speakers Organiser
09:00
10:30
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative Regulatory Convergence Through the WTO Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Lorenza JACHIA
Alejandro JARA
Aik Hoe LIM
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
09:00
10:30
Ivory TDS Emerging Governance Mega-regional Trade Agreements and Services Implications for Developing Countries Dr. Harsha V. SINGH
Dr. Pascal KERNEIS
Felipe SANDOVAL ZAMORANO
Dr. Mia MIKIC
Amb. Darlington MWAPE
Dr. Theresa CARPENTER
ICTSD
09:00
10:30
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Africa Rising The Industry of Conservation beyond Tourism: Africa's Natural Capital Lisa KARANJA
Jack MARUBU
Daudi SUMBA
Didi WAMUKOYA
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
09:00
10:30
Amboseli TDS Trading Up The Role of Trade Facilitation in the Context of Increasing Regional Integration of LDCs Dr. Ratnakar ADHIKARI
Dr. Jodie KEANE
Prof. Mustafizur RAHMAN
Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals
LDC IV Monitor
Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)
11:00
12:30
Taifa E15 E15 Initiative The End of the North-South Game: Foreign Direct Investment in the XXI Century Ana ESCOBEDO
Dr. James X. ZHAN
Nicolle GRAUGNARD
Marten VAN DEN BERG
Georgios ALTINTZÍS
Dr. Moses IKIARA
ICTSD
World Economic Forum (WEF)
11:00
12:30
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Africa Rising The CFTA: What Will it Take to Achieve Africa's Integration Dream? Junior DAVIS
Dr. Chungu MWILA
H.E. Erastus MWENCHA
Dr. Wumi OLAYIWOLA
Prof. Stephen LANDE
Dr. Nehemiah Ngeno
Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (TRAPCA)
11:00
12:30
Ivory TDS Trading Up Trade and Economic Transformation Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Dr. Maximiliano MENDEZ-PARRA
Arancha GONZALEZ
Chris BARTON
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
11:00
12:30
Mwanga TDS Natural Resources The WTO and Sustainable Development: An Agenda for the General Council Dr. Debapriya BHATTACHARYA
Prof. Jaime DE MELO
Christophe BELLMANN
Yaw ANSU
Dr. Mia MIKIC
ICTSD
12:30
13:30
Amboseli TDS Special Event Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation Launch
13:30
15:00
Ivory TDS Africa Rising From Crop to Shop: Climbing in the Cotton/Textile Value-Chain Through Regional Integration in Africa Amb. Eloi LAOUROU
Jaswinder BEDI
Fred KONG' ONG' O
Nicolas IMBODEN
Ronald SABORÍO
Aissatou DIALLO
IDEAS Centre
13:30
15:00
Mwanga TDS Emerging Governance How to Make IP Work Better for Development in the Era of Innovation and Creativity? Esteban DONOSO
Dr. Sachin CHATURVEDI
Padmashree Gehl SAMPATH
Marisella OUMA
ICTSD
Pro Humano Genere
Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)
13:30
15:00
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Emerging Governance Restoring Multilateral Trade Cooperation: Recommendations from Dialogues in and Involving Developing Countries Prof. Bernard HOEKMAN
Dr. Jin Kyo SUH
Prof. Mustafizur RAHMAN
Hon. Lilianne PLOUMEN
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
13:30
15:00
Taifa TDS Africa Rising Trade is Global: What Footprint in Sourcing Countries? The Case of Flowers from Kenya Jane NGIGE
Karl BRAUNER
Dr. Pierre GRONING
Foreign Trade Association (FTA)
15:15
16:45
Ivory TDS Trading Up Challenges in Implementation and Financing of TFA Dr. Posh Raj PANDEY
Deepak DHITAL
Dr. Mia MIKIC
Dr. Christiane KRAUS
South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE)
15:15
16:45
Tsavo Room Hilton TDS Climate and Energy Supporting the African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) through Trade Policy Ingrid JEGOU
Eugene JERNIGAN
Francis X. JOHNSON
George Mungao OKONJI
ICTSD
15:15
16:45
Taifa TDS Emerging Governance TPP, Other Megaregionals and Beyond Andrés REBOLLEDO
Dr. Theresa CARPENTER
H.E. Nguyen CAM TU
Eveline HERFKINS
H.E. Magali SILVA VELARDE-ALVAREZ
ICTSD
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies