National Conference on Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure

National Conference on Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure

March 26-27, 2024

Hyatt Regency Hotel -  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

UNOPS Ethiopia office in collaboration with the Ethiopian Association of Civil Engineers is organizing a National Conference on Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure scheduled to take place from March 26-27, 2024 from 8:30 -5:00 at Hyatt Regency Hotel-Addis Ababa.

Exclusive Members-Only Access! Reserve Your Spot Now Before It's Too Late. Click Here link  to Secure Your Place in Our Limited Space.

 

Agenda-At-A-Glance

9:00 - 10:00 am

Registration / Tea/Coffee - Networking

10:00 -10:05 am

Welcome speech

10:05 -10:15 am

Opening Remarks

10:15 - 10:20 am

Keynote speech

10:20 - 10:25 am

Introduction of the agenda

10:25 -11:45 am

11:45 -12:00 pm

12:00 - 12:10 pm

Presentations:

Overview: Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure in UNOPS context

Policy initiative/Integrated Planning  for sustainable infrastructure 

Sustainable procurement in infrastructure

12: 15- 1:00pm

Q&A session on the presentations

1:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch break

2:00 - 3:30pm

Presentation: Sustainable WASH Infrastructure by Dr. Fekadu Moreda  and Dr. Tirusew Asefa

Plenary session

Rossela Monti, Senior Project Manager, UNOPS

Mr. Germew Sahelu, WASH specialist

Dr. Fekadu Moreda (Presenter)

Dr. Tirusew Asefa (Presenter)

Moderator: Eng. Asfaw Eshetu

3:30 - 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45 -  4:15pm

Irrigation Infrastructure for productive and sustainable Agriculture

4:15- 4:45pm

Q&A session on the presentations

4:45pm

Warp up - End of Day one

Time

Sessions

8:30 - 9:00am

Recap of the first day

9:00 - 10:30am

Presentation: Sustainable Road and Transport infrastructure by Eng. Bekele Jebessa

Plenary session

Dr. Fitsum Teklu, Addis Ababa University

Mr. Alemayhu Ayele, Deputy Director, Ethiopia Road Authority

Eng. Bekele Jebessa (Presenter)

Dr. Bikila Teklu (Moderator)

 

10:30 - 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45-12:30pm

Presentation: Sustainable Housing  Delivery by Eng Yonas Ayalew

Plenary session

H.E. Mr Wondemu Seta State Minister, Minster of Urban and Infrastructure

Mr. Yoseps Bereded, CEO Abba Architects Plc

Mr. Jarso Gollisa, Deputy Office Head, City Government of Addis Ababa - Office of the Public-Private Partnerships

Eng Yonas Ayalew (Presenter)

Moderator:  Dr. Argaw Asha

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch break

1:30 - 3:00pm

Presentation: Sustainable Energy Infrastructure by Dr.Henok Fikere

Plenary session

Dr. Sultan Woli, State Minister, Ministry of Water and Energy

Mr. Gossaye  Abayneh, Ethiopian Electric Power

Eng. Hezkiays Dufera, Senior Policy Advisor, MILL

Dr. Henok Fiker (Presenter)

Moderator: Eng. Yonatan Habtom

3:00-3:15 pm coffee break

3:15- 4:45pm

Presentation: Sustainable Infrastructure F inancing and project delivery by Eng Shiferaw Alemu and Eng Denamo Addissie

Plenary session

Eng. Mesfin Negewo, Director, Ethiopian Construction Authority

Mr. Tilahun Tadesse, Advisor to the DG, MoF

Eng Shiferaw Alemu (Presenters)

Dr. Denamo Addissie (Presenters)

Moderator: Ms. Worknesh Mekonnen,

4:45 -5:00

 Conclusion and Recommendations

5:00 - 5:15

Closing Remark

 

National Conference on Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure

National Conference on Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure

March 26-27, 2024

Hyatt Regency Hotel -  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

UNOPS Ethiopia office in collaboration with the Ethiopian Association of Civil Engineers is organizing a National Conference on Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure scheduled to take place from March 26-27, 2024 from 8:30 -5:00 at Hyatt Regency Hotel-Addis Ababa.

Exclusive Members-Only Access! Reserve Your Spot Now Before It's Too Late. Click Here link  to Secure Your Place in Our Limited Space.

 

Agenda-At-A-Glance

9:00 - 10:00 am

Registration / Tea/Coffee - Networking

10:00 -10:05 am

Welcome speech

10:05 -10:15 am

Opening Remarks

10:15 - 10:20 am

Keynote speech

10:20 - 10:25 am

Introduction of the agenda

10:25 -11:45 am

11:45 -12:00 pm

12:00 - 12:10 pm

Presentations:

Overview: Climate Resilient Sustainable Infrastructure in UNOPS context

Policy initiative/Integrated Planning  for sustainable infrastructure 

Sustainable procurement in infrastructure

12: 15- 1:00pm

Q&A session on the presentations

1:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch break

2:00 - 3:30pm

Presentation: Sustainable WASH Infrastructure by Dr. Fekadu Moreda  and Dr. Tirusew Asefa

Plenary session

Rossela Monti, Senior Project Manager, UNOPS

Mr. Germew Sahelu, WASH specialist

Dr. Fekadu Moreda (Presenter)

Dr. Tirusew Asefa (Presenter)

Moderator: Eng. Asfaw Eshetu

3:30 - 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45 -  4:15pm

Irrigation Infrastructure for productive and sustainable Agriculture

4:15- 4:45pm

Q&A session on the presentations

4:45pm

Warp up - End of Day one

Time

Sessions

8:30 - 9:00am

Recap of the first day

9:00 - 10:30am

Presentation: Sustainable Road and Transport infrastructure by Eng. Bekele Jebessa

Plenary session

Dr. Fitsum Teklu, Addis Ababa University

Mr. Alemayhu Ayele, Deputy Director, Ethiopia Road Authority

Eng. Bekele Jebessa (Presenter)

Dr. Bikila Teklu (Moderator)

 

10:30 - 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45-12:30pm

Presentation: Sustainable Housing  Delivery by Eng Yonas Ayalew

Plenary session

H.E. Mr Wondemu Seta State Minister, Minster of Urban and Infrastructure

Mr. Yoseps Bereded, CEO Abba Architects Plc

Mr. Jarso Gollisa, Deputy Office Head, City Government of Addis Ababa - Office of the Public-Private Partnerships

Eng Yonas Ayalew (Presenter)

Moderator:  Dr. Argaw Asha

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch break

1:30 - 3:00pm

Presentation: Sustainable Energy Infrastructure by Dr.Henok Fikere

Plenary session

Dr. Sultan Woli, State Minister, Ministry of Water and Energy

Mr. Gossaye  Abayneh, Ethiopian Electric Power

Eng. Hezkiays Dufera, Senior Policy Advisor, MILL

Dr. Henok Fiker (Presenter)

Moderator: Eng. Yonatan Habtom

3:00-3:15 pm coffee break

3:15- 4:45pm

Presentation: Sustainable Infrastructure F inancing and project delivery by Eng Shiferaw Alemu and Eng Denamo Addissie

Plenary session

Eng. Mesfin Negewo, Director, Ethiopian Construction Authority

Mr. Tilahun Tadesse, Advisor to the DG, MoF

Eng Shiferaw Alemu (Presenters)

Dr. Denamo Addissie (Presenters)

Moderator: Ms. Worknesh Mekonnen,

4:45 -5:00

 Conclusion and Recommendations

5:00 - 5:15

Closing Remark