Agenda at a glance

Introducing your Official Chairwoman for aef 2020

Introducing your Official Chairwoman for aef 2020

We're delighted to be welcoming Damilola Ogunbiyi, Chairwoman CEO & Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) & Co-Chair of UN-Energy.

Damilola will guide the discussions on the opening day of the Forum, giving a keynote speech in the session; Global Alliance to End Energy Poverty – Defining Investment & Impact. With her extensive experience in renewable energy and sustainability initiatives, there's no one more suited to represent our 'Investment & Impact' theme this year.

The 2020 agenda at a glance

The aef agenda has been shaken up for 2020 and is now more dynamic and interactive than ever.
In this year’s agenda you’ll find a range of different session formats including interactive Q&As, deep dives, roundtables and hard-hitting debates, as well as ample time for networking. Get to know the themes and formats of each stream below.

The agenda is available to download below. Please note: sessions and speakers are subject to change as we work to reconfirm content in light of our new dates and location.


The Conference with No Content
Get your voice heard: take part in fully interactive country spotlights between public sector stakeholders and investors. Got a question? Find the answer here!
The Bull Ring

Address the big questions: hard hitting debates on Africa’s role in SDG7, the way forward for utilities, renewable energy auctions, regulatory best practice and more
The Generation Zone

Discover the bigger picture: Intimate roundtables explore how to maximise Africa’s energy capacity in light of global partnerships, energy off-takers and the rise of new technologies, including embedded generation and the future of energy & mining on the continent
Impact Analytics Room

The power of impact meets the impact of power: Powerful case studies from Africa’s energy community on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Tech & Tools Hub

How will the 4th Industrial Revolution play out for Africa? Discover the future of battery storage, disruptive technologies and artificial intelligence in 2020 and beyond

Interested in contributing to the 2020 agenda?

If you've got experience of working in Africa's power sector and have a perspective you'd like to share at the Forum, drop us a line- we'd love to hear from you.

Shiddika Mohamed | Programme Director