In partnership with Global Water Intelligence, The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA), together with the Saline Water Conversion Corporation, the National Water Company and the Water and Electricity Company, will be hosting this workshop in a bid to identify and attract top-performing potential partners with the following expertise and capacities:
The workshop is highly interactive, promoting direct dialogue between potential partners. By attending this workshop, you will:
This is a must-attend workshop if you want to tap into the $60 billion opportunity and to build a critical network for your future involvement.
Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture
The ministry responsible for delivering water sector privatisation
Abdulrahman Al-Zogaibi, Deputy Minister for Planning
Khalid Al-Habib, Privatisation Manager
Ibrahim Al-Hudif, Privatisation Advisor
Saline Water Conversion Corporation
The national bulk water agency which is looking to sell its major production centres to the private sector while retaining its distribution assets and smaller desalination plants.
Abdullah Al-Abdulkarim, Deputy Governor for Planning and Development
Ahmed Al-Arifi, Director General of International Cooperation
Ahmad Al-Amoudi, General Manager of the Desalination Technologies Research Institute
Mohemmad Al-Alsheikh, Project Manager in Project Department
Ahmed Mohammed Alamro, Privatization Department
National Water Company
The body responsible for running utility services across the country.
Mohammed Al-Mowkley, CEO and Deputy Minister
Nemer Al-Shebel, Riyadh City Business Unit
Water and Electricity Company
The off-taker responsible for tendering privately financed desalination and wastewater treatment projects.
Khaled Al-Qureshi, CEO
Suleiman Khaliwe, responsible for wastewater projects
|DAY 0, SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2018
|12.00 – 13.30
Registration and Lunch
|13.30 – 14.00
Delegates and speakers will have a chance to meet each other in a quick networking format.
|14.00 – 14.20
Coffee and Prayer Break
|14.20 – 16.00
Session 1: Privatisation Overview – presentations and Q&A
An overview of water privatisation in the Kingdom:
NWC distribution networks privatisation:
The future of SWCC’s production centres:
Greenfield desalination and wastewater treatment BOTs:
|16.00 – 16.30
|16.30 – 18.00
Session 2: Feedback and discussion
The contractors view of the challenges and opportunities:
Investment in Saudi Arabia:
The results of GWI’s privatisation survey:
Saudi representatives respond to presentations, followed by Q&A
Closing remarks and summary of conclusions:
|18.00 – 19.00
One-to- one Networking Meetings (for selected participants only)
Registered delegates will be considered for one-to-one meetings with government officials.