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The Timor-Leste International Investment Conference

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The Timor-Leste International Investment Conference, 6-7 June 2016, Timor Plaza Hotel, Dili

The Timor-Leste International Investment Conference will be a landmark event for this growing nation to showcase its investment potential across a range of industries - petroleum/gas, mineral exploration, quarrying, civil construction, coffee and agriculture, tourism, transport and logistics and much much more.
Informa has a fantastic track record in developing innovative investment forums for developing countries to connect with private capital, and the Timor-Leste International Investment Conference will be the perfect forum for you to attend
Opportunities abound for savvy investors to partner with the Timorese to develop new business and industry across many different sectors. Timor-Leste is on the cusp of significant development which you can become part of.

Attend this major business conference to:

  • Gain a firsthand appreciation of the opportunities available by hearing from the Government and major project proponents in Timor-Leste.
  • Visit Dili in person to gain a sense of the country and to discover for yourself the potential to set up new businesses
  • Meet the key players from the Government and the private sector to expand your contact base and to follow up with post conference
  • Benefit from an introduction to other companies operating in Timor-Leste with which you could do business with in the future
  • Take advantage of the numerous networking opportunities and hospitality functions that will be co-located with the conference including the Welcome Reception, Conference Gala Dinner, and Cocktail Reception and Trade Exhibition
  • Come away from the event armed with the knowledge and contacts to enable you to make the next step in business development in Timor-Leste

Confirmed speakers to date include:

Dr Rui Maria de AraujoH.E Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Dr Rui Maria de Araujo
Eng Estanislau Aleixo da SilvaH.E Minister of State, Coordinator for Economic Affairs, Eng Estanislau Aleixo da Silva
Mr Kay Rala Xanana GusmaoMr Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, H.E Minister for Planning and Strategic Investment
  • The Hon Peter Styles, MLA, Deputy Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government
  • Rui Soares, Director-Development and Production, Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM)
  • Dr Mari Alkatiri, President, Zonas Especiais de Economia Social de Mercado, ZEESM
  • Francisco da Costa Monteiro, President and CEO, Timor Gap 
  • Eng. Arcanjo da Silva, Executive Director, TradeInvest Timor-Leste
  • Dr. Miguel Frasquilho, President, AICEP-Portugal
  • Oscar Lima, President, CCI-TL
  • Peter Doyle, Australian Ambassador to Timor-Leste
  • Vinay Mathur, General Manager - Timor Leste, Heineken Asia Pacific
  • James Rhee, Managing Director, Timor-Leste Cement
  • Rafael Ribeiro, Managing Director of SDV East Timor, Bollore Group
  • Ian Redfern, General Manager Coastal & Logistics, ANL Container Line
  • Denis Fernandez, President, Australia Timor-Leste Business Council
  • Alan Jape, Managing Director, Jape Group International
  • Fatima Elsheikh, Chief Technical Advisor Social Business, UNDP Timor-Leste
  • David Dennis, CEO, ANZ Timor Leste
  • Jonathon Kirkby, Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Nicholas Richards, USAID Contractor, Cardno Emerging Markets USA Ltd 
  • Sidonio Freitas, General Director for Mineral recurse, CCI-TL 
  • Hernani Agostinho Soares, General Director for Social, Economic and Agriculture, CCI-TL 
  • Peter McMullin, Vice-President of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • David Freedman, Country Economist, ADB Timor-Leste Resident Mission
  • Jose Lobato, Country Manager, Conoco Phillips
  • Yann Wickers, General Manager, Bollore Group
  • Mateus da Costa, Director - Explorations and Acreage Release, Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Mineral
  • Dr Nigel Preston, Director General, WorldFish
  • Peter Dirou, Senior Financial Sector Expert, Asian Development Bank
  • Luis Florindo, Executive Director, Business Development, EY Portugal
  • Susan Marx, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation

Who should attend:

Private investors, institutional investors, banking and finance, legal and accounting, petroleum/gas, mineral exploration, surveying and mapping, construction, equipment suppliers and OEMs, roads and maintenance services, remote area power suppliers, automotive and fleet services, aviation and helicopter suppliers, mobile plant providers, commercial construction, infrastructure and logistics, supply chain professionals, training and skills providers, tourism and hotel developers, soft commodity companies, steel fabricators and constructors, medical facility suppliers. The list is endless and opportunities abound for companies prepared to explore the potential.

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