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Investment and PPP Forum

Stage: Electrify

Date: 28 November 2024

Overview

As the world accelerates towards sustainable development, the Investment and PPP Forum will explore the critical synergy between visionary government strategies and private sector investments.

Attendees will gain insights into the current state and prospects of energy investments, with discussions focusing on key initiatives, international collaborations, and technological innovations driving the global energy transformation. The forum will also highlight the vital role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in accelerating the energy transition and showcase the potential of mega projects like NEOM, the Red Sea Project and the King Salman Energy Park.

The forum will feature focused sessions on the investment potential of hydrogen, opportunities in large-scale solar power systems, and the growth of the Electric Vehicle market and EV infrastructure. Additionally, discussions will cover collaborative strategies of Public-Private-Partnerships (PPPs) in advancing the energy sector and innovative financial models for funding energy solutions.

Key Topics

Benefits of attending

  • Discover the scope and impact of Saudi Arabia's mega projects under Vision 2030 and understanding the associated investment opportunities of these projects and their impact on the local and global energy sector.
  • Understand how FDI drives innovation and supports large-scale renewable energy projects driving sustainable growth and discover the investment opportunities in these projects.
  • Attain a detailed outlook on the future of mobility and the growth of electric vehicles’ market, and the associated investment opportunities in EV manufacturing, infrastructure and charging systems.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding on the role of Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) on developing the energy sector through case studies and successful models, and investment opportunities that are circulated in PPP.
  • Discover how blended finance models can unlock investment opportunities in the energy sector and understand the strategies for leveraging public and private funds to support innovative and sustainable energy solutions.

Conference Agenda

10:30

Welcome remarks by the Master of Ceremonies


10:35

Opening remarks by the Conference Chairperson


10:45

Keynote: State of art and future of Saudi Arabia's investments in energy


11:00

Opening panel: Top investment trends and business opportunities in a transforming global energy landscape

  • Long-term global strategies in energy development - local and foreign investments
  • Analysing energy projects - financial RoI and environmental impact

12:00

Panel: Exploring Saudi Arabia's Mega Projects

  • Saudi Arabia’s Mega Projects - current status and future plans
  • Investment opportunities associated with the mega projects, expected return on investment (ROI), the role of Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP), and importance of Foreign and Domestic Investors
  • Economic impact of the mega projects on GDP growth, job opportunities, and economic diversification

12:45

Networking break


13:00

Unveiling the investment potential of hydrogen: The fuel of tomorrow


13:15

Panel: The role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in advancing the energy sector

  • Discussing factors influencing FDI decisions in Saudi Arabia's energy sector; government policies, market dynamics, and strategic partnerships
  • Investigating the investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia’s energy projects; renewable energy, energy storage, smart grids, infrastructure development
  • The role of FDI in driving economic growth, job creation, and energy security

14:00

Fireside chat: Investment opportunities in large-scale Solar PV Systems


14:30

Manufacturing Electric Vehicles - growth driver for the global mobility market?


14:45

Fireside chat: Investing in EV charging infrastructure for sustainable transportation


15:15

Fireside chat: Public-Private-Partnerships (PPPs): Collaborative strategies for energy sector advancement


15:45

Business case study: Successful model on Public-Private-Partnerships (PPPs) in Saudi Arabia’s Energy Projects


16:00

Fireside chat: Blended finance and other innovative investment models in energy solutions


16:30

CEO networking session


17:30

Summary and closing remarks