Ghana Hosts First West Africa Infrastructure & Construction Summit (WAIC) 2012
08/15/2012

This year, from 16-17 October, International Research Networks will launch the first West Africa Infrastructure and Construction Summit in Accra, Ghana.

Online PR News – 15-August-2012 – London – This year, from 16-17 October, International Research Networks will launch the first West Africa Infrastructure and Construction Summit in Accra, Ghana.

The Summit will be of great importance to the future development of West Africa's infrastructure, bringing together Ministers and senior industry executives from the West African region to give high-level presentations, case studies and governmental updates, discussing solutions to the insufficient infrastructure and exploring how to move forward to establish key projects.

Ministerial and Senior Level Speakers Include:

• Hon. Samuel Kofi Woods, Minister of Public Works, Liberia
• HEM Toikeuse Mabri, Minister of Planning and Development, Ivory Coast
• Hon. Jean Bertin Ouedraogo, Minister of infrastructures and Improved Access, Burkina Faso
• Hon. Alimamy P. Koroma, Minister of Works and Infrastructure, Sierra Leone
• Hon Victor O. Enoghama, Commissioner for Transport, Ministry of Transport- Nigeria
• George Aboagye, CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre
• Charles K. Boakye, Director, Institute for Infrastructure Development
• Mike Griffin, General Manager, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority
• Leonard Kedote, Director, AGETIP Benin
• Julius A. Kamara, Project Coordinator- WARCIP, Ministry of Information and Communications- Sierra Leone
• Dr. Kodzo K. Alabo, Director, Africa & Regional Integration Bureau, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration-Ghana
• George Uriesi, CEO, FAAN-Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria
• Dr Sam Amadi, CEO, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

WAIC 2012 has received endorsement and support from the Ministry of Public Works, Liberia, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and West Africa Regional Communication Infrastructure Program (WARCIP). The Summit will also welcome the Head of infrastructure Program and Projects from the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) who will be speaking during the Summit.

Registration for the Summit is open online at www.WAIC2012.com

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