Breakout Session #4 – Infrastructure and Communication Sectors

Executive Summary

The energy and communication sectors have been playing a vital role in enabling the country’s rapid economic growth. Unfortunately, reports indicate that there has been significant destruction of this infrastructure in the war-affected areas and requires immediate action. In this breakout session, leaders, experts, and participants will share information on the extent of the damage and discuss possible ways that diaspora/local professionals and other stakeholders can help in recovery efforts.

Schedule

Monday January 10, 2022 – Breakout Session # 4– Infrastructure and Communication

 In-Person: Ethiopian Skylight Hotel Grand Ballroom

Venue Virtual: Zoom session

 

Breakout Session # 4– Infrastructure and Communication

 

Venue In-Person: Ethiopian Skylight Hotel Grand Ballroom(Link to the Conference Rooms)

Venue Virtual: Participants:  Zoom session (use the Zoom link to Attend

1:30 – 1:35 PM – Welcome and Program Schedule: Dereje Ababe, Breakout Session Lead

1:35 – 1: 50 PM – Keynote Speaker: State Minister, Ministry of Transport and Logistics

Part One: Listening from the sector leads on the rehabilitation effort and roadmap

1:50 – 1:55 PM – Panelist #1 – Power and Utilities

1:55 – 2:00 PM – Panelist #2: Transport and logistics

2:00 – 2:05 PM – Panelist #3 – Telecommunication

2:05 – 2:10 PM – Panelist #4 How to rebuild enterprise from ground up – Dr. Tesfaye Aklilu

2:10 – 2:40 PM – Panel Discussion and Q &A: Moderated by Dereje Abebe

2:40 – 3:00 PM           Break

Part Two: Discussion on how the diaspora and local stakeholder can support

3:00 – 3: 45 PM – Brainstorming Session: Moderated by Mr. Dereje Abebe

3:45 – 4:15 PM – Action Oriented Discussion

4:15 PM Closing Remarks and next Seps: Dereje Abebe