*=to be confirmed


Registration and Morning Networking


Government Official and Guests Arrival


Inauguration and Keynote Speeches

Special Guest: Mr. Md. Tajul Islam, MP, Chairman,

Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources

Chief Guest: Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury BB

Honorable Adviser to Prime Minister on Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Affairs


Group Photo and Exhibition Visit followed by Coffee Break


How the Global Digital Revolution is Transforming Power Pants Today?

Leonardo Ambrosi, Global Product Manager for Service in Power Generation, ABB



Suvojoy Sengupta, Partner, McKinsey & Company


Trends in Asia’s Power Markets and the Role of LNG

Chong Zhi Xin, Principal Analyst-LNG Asia, Gas and Power Fundamentals, WoodMackzine


Delegate Lunch

1400 – 1425

Keynote speech

Mohammad Hossain, Director General, Power Cell, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources

1425 – 1450

Anil Rajbhandary, Director, Corporate Planning and Monitoring Department, Nepal Electricity Authority

1450 – 1515

Nuclear Power in a De-Carbonized World

Shah Nawaz AHMAD, Senior Advisor, World Nuclear Association

1515 -1545

Coffee break

1545 -1630

IPP Leaders Panel Discussion: Reflecting on the Past and Look into the Future of IPP Sector in Bangladesh

1630 – 1700

Better Power for a Changing World – Flexible Power Solutions

Leif-Arne Skarbo, CTO, Bergen Engines AS

1700 -1745

Panel: Power Project Financing and Investment to Overcome Infrastructure Deficiency in Bangladesh for Secure Power Supply


End of Day One

0900 – 0930

Registration and Morning Networking


Future Electrical Utility and Key Implications for Bangladesh Power Industry Moving Forward

Shah Zulfiqar Haider, General Manager, Pabna Rural Electric Cooperative 1 (Pabna PBS 1), Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB)

0955 -1045

Keynote Panel Discussion: Developing Bangladesh’s T&D Infrastructure to Adapt to the Surging Capacity Increase and Secure Quality Power Supply


Reserved for MEL Group


Coffee break


Power Conditioning of Critical Process Controls in Global Power Sector through Latest Spectrum of AC and DC Power Conditioning Solutions

Dhiman Ghosh, Senior Director, Industrial Business, VERTIV


Performance of Time-Domain Line Protection Elements on Real-World Faults

Sthitaprajnyan Sharma, Application Engineering Manager, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

1230 -1255

Economical and Safe Wet Stack Operation Downstream of Wet FGD

Bastiaan van der Woude, Technical Sales Executive, Hadek Protective Systems bv, The Netherlands


Ester-based Dielectric Liquids for Enhanced Transformer Reliability and Asset Life Extension

Nitin Satija, Director & Country Head, M&I Materials India

1320 -1420

Delegate Lunch

1420 – 1445


Siddique Zobair, Member, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA)

1445 - 1510


“A Byte of Tomorrow’s Technology Delivered Today

Rohit Kumar Vuppugandla, Director, Renewable Energy Corporation (India) Pvt Ltd.

1510 - 1535

8minutenergy’s Project and Achievements in Solar Power Development

Pablo Otin, VP, Emerging Markets, 8minutenergy Renewables

1535 -1605

Coffee break

1605 – 1635

Panel Discussion: Unlocking the RE Potential in Bangladesh to Reshape Bangladesh’s Power Landscape

1635 – 1640

Closing Keynote Speech

H.E. Mr. Nasrul Hamid, Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources (MPEMR)


Group Photo and End of Conference

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