Issues to be addressed at this Event:

•      Latest Updates into African Roads & Rail Developments and Projects
•    Project partnership and procurement opportunities in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Rwanda, DR Congo, Egypt and more
•    Reviewing the challenges and innovations to improve East & Central Africa's land transportation
•      The Needs & Requirements to Re-establish Trust in Railway Systems and Setting-up of Contemporary Rail Systems
•    Recommended structures in the railway sector across the Africa region
•    How railway systems in Africa could achieve a global standard
•      Regulatory & Institutional Reform to Enhance Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure Development
•    The concerns of policymakers and the private sector on collaborative engagement in the formulation of a new PPP regime
•    Institutional capacity and clear regulatory framework to ensure project efficiency
•    Facilitating greater cooperation by removing policy and technical blockages
•    Implementing liberalization with clear and secure rules and conditions
•      The Role of the Private Sector in Infrastructure Development: A Case of Railway Concessions in Africa
•      Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Framework: Initiatives & Implications for African Infrastructure Investment
•    How to raise more funding for government projects
•    Private sector investment opportunities for corridors and rail projects in Africa
•    Investment needs, infrastructure plans and financing of new construction/rehabilitation of roads and railways in Africa
•    Infrastructure planning for optimal use of funds
•      The Potential Role of the New Asian Infrastructure Bank in Funding Projects in Africa
•    The impact of Chinese investment in Africa roads and rail projects
•      Strategies to Attract Private Investors for East & Central Africa Transportation Projects
•    Factors that attract private investors
•    The benefits of private investors providing support for African infrastructure
•    Taking advantage of the continent's potential as a market and source of natural resources
•      The Intermodal Value Chain Opportunities to Drive Economic Development in Africa
•    Standard gauge to optimise railway transport connections and inter-operability
•    The role of transport corridors and railways in improving intra-African trade
•    Developing transport facilities to increase hinterland-to-port and port-to-hinterland connectivity
•    Industry trends and issues on intermodal connection and facilities
•      How Can Technology Facilitate Corridor Management?
•    Technology transfer for Africa's sustainable transportation system
•    Selecting the right wireless technology to meet signal connectivity challenges in rural areas
•      New Issues & Technological Breakthroughs in African Traffic Management
•      Prolong the Life Span of Road Infrastructure to Enhance Land Transport Efficiency
•    The importance of overload control to safeguard and prolong road lifespan
•    Reducing road maintenance costs through extended road life-cycle
•    The potential of a life-cycle approach for improving road infrastructure planning
•    Applying life-cycle costing (LCC) analysis for sustainability considerations in road infrastructure projects
•      Bitumen Supply & Demand for African Road Projects: Overview & Outlook for 2015
•    Challenges and opportunities for bitumen traders/importers doing business in Africa
•    Countries where demand for bitumen is growing
•      New Roads & Cost Reduction in Roads Maintenance
•    Bitumen emulsion in road construction and maintenance
•    Reducing road construction costs
•    Opportunities and challenges in the use of cold mix asphalt (CMA) technique for road construction
•    Impact of low crude prices on bitumen product costing