MONDAY 18 APRIL /// DAY 1 /// HANOI, VIETNAM

Moevenpick - Hotel Lobby

15:00 /// Registration and Kick-off Networking Drink

  • Meet at Moevenpick Hotel Lobby to meet the trade mission delegates over an informal

Moevenpick - Meeting room 1+2

Workshop /// Energy Market Dynamics and Regulatory Framework

16:00 /// Opening and introduction round of participants

OLIVER MASSMANN
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// DUANE MORRIS VIETNAM LLC

16:30 /// Overview of the Energy Sector and Regulatory Framework in Vietnam

  • Updates on new regulatory framework for PV
  • Overview of demand, policies, incentives and rates per segment
  • Opportunities by market segment for (international) developers

17:00 /// Introduction to Solar PV market in Vietnam

  • Project development opportunities
  • Market growth opportunities of today and tomorrow
  • Eye on the future: risks & opportunities
JEAN-PHILIPPE DENRUYTER
ENERGY SPECIALIST /// WWF GREATER MEKONG PROGRAMME
NGUY THI KHAN
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR /// GREEN INNOVATION & DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
 

17:30 /// Plenary Discussion on the Potential of Solar in Vietnam

  • Prospects for solar PV market
  • Key challenges and barriers to overcome
  • Opportunities and challenges for foreign stakeholders
RAINER BROHM
INDEPENDANT CONSULTANT
KY HONG TRAN
SR ENERGY CONSULTANT /// WORLD BANK
PHONG HAN
CLEAN ENERGY CONSULTANT /// VENERIS

19:00 /// Kick-Off Networking Dinner

  • Networking dinner with delegation and invited local stakeholders to explore business development opportunities 

TUESDAY 19 APRIL /// DAY 2 /// HANOI, VIETNAM

Melia Hotel - Function Room 7,
2nd Floor

Interactive Closed-Door Meeting with Government Stakeholders

09:00 /// Welcome and Opening Address

OLIVER MASSMANN
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// DUANE MORRIS VIETNAM LLC
 

09:15 /// Ministry of Planning and Investment

NGUYEN NOI
DEPUTY HEAD OF THE FIA /// MPI VIETNAM
 

09:45 /// Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam

TRAN TUE QUANG
DEPUTY DIRECTOR /// ERAV
 

10:15 /// Networking and Coffee Break

10:45 /// Electricity Viet Nam (EVN)

TRAN DANG KHOA
HEAD OF THE COMITTEE ON ELECTRICITY MARKET /// ELECTRICITY OF VIETNAM
 

11:15 /// Presentation by Institute of Energy, Ministry of Industry and Trade

NGUYEN ANH TUAN
DIRECTOR, RE CENTER, INSTITUTE OF ENERGY /// MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY & TRADE
 

11:45 /// Q&A and Plenary Discussion

12:30 /// Joint Networking Lunch


Workshop /// Project Development and Financing in Vietnam

14:30 /// Overview of Financial Sector and Available Financing Streams

NGUYEN DANG ANH THI
CONSULTANT, ENERGY RESOURCE EFFICIENCY ADVISORY /// IFC
 

14:50 /// Debt Financing; Challenges and Opportunities

GEOFFREY TAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// OPIC
 

15:10 /// Equity Financing; Challenges and Opportunities

MICHELE APPENDINO
CEO /// SOLAR VENTURES
 

15:30 /// Networking and Coffee Break

16:00 /// Business Case: PV Projects in South East Asia

SUNG WOO YANG
DIRECTOR /// EQUIS FUNDS GROUP
 

16:30 /// Plenary Discussion on Development and Finance Challenges and Opportunities (panel discussion)

  • Business models to make solar bankable in Vietnam
  • Key challenges and opportunities in debt and equity financing
  • Best project finance structures

17:00 /// Networking Drink

  • Match-making and one-on-one networking

19:30 /// Vietnamese Cultural Networking Night

  • Informal networking activity featuring a mix of local culture, food and drinks, combined with casual conversation (and sometimes even dancing).

WEDNESDAY 20 APRIL /// DAY 3 /// HANOI → BANGKOK

8:30 /// Departure for Organised Group Flight to Bangkok
Flight BL667 at 11:45am

13:35 /// Scheduled arrival in Bangkok and group transfer to Hotel
Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok

18:00 /// Onwards | Pre-Conference Networking Event

  • Networking and match-making activities with invited local Thai stakeholders, conference speakers and sponsors followed by exclusive Thai networking dinner

THURSDAY 21 AND FRIDAY 22 APRIL /// 2-Day Conference /// BANGKOK, THAILAND

The 2 day conference will bring together 100+ regional and locally based high-level participants