FEB 27 - 28, 2018 | ABU DHABI
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

Agenda 2018

Growing Stronger in Today’s Challenging Environment

 

DAY ONE – 27TH FEBRUARY 2018
09:30

Welcome Address
H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Board Member of FAB and Group CEO of Mubadala

09:35

Panel Discussion - Abu Dhabi's transformation journey
Panelists:
H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Investment Company
H.E. Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State, and Group CEO of ADNOC
Mr Abdulhamid Saeed, Group CEO of First Abu Dhabi Bank
Moderator: Lubna Bouza, Sky News Arabia TV

10:20

Keynote Address
H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Industry & President of OPEC Conference

10:35

Abu Dhabi Global Market
H.E. Ahmed Al Sayegh, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market
Moderator: Chavan Bhogaita, Managing Director, Global Markets, First Abu Dhabi Bank

11:05 Coffee Break 1 + Networking
11:30

Panel Discussion - The role and perception of Sovereign Wealth Funds in the current environment
Panelists:
Mr Jean-Paul Villain, Senior Advisor at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Mr Qi Bin, EVP, China Investment Corporation
Moderator: Omeir Jilani, Executive Director, Global Markets, First Abu Dhabi Bank

12:15

Panel discussion - Towards regional regulatory convergence
Panelists:
H.E. Mubarak Al Mansoori, Governor of Central Bank of UAE 
H.E. Ahmed AlKholifey, Governor of Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority
H.E. Tarek Amer, Governor of Central Bank of Egypt
H.E. Dr Mohammed Al Hashel, Governor of Central Bank of Kuwait
Moderator: Ziad Daoud, Chief Middle East Economist, Bloomberg

13:00 Coffee break 2 + Networking
13:20

Brexit, Trump, Catalonia, etc - and the moral of the story is?
Mr Mark Blyth, Professor of Political Economy at Brown University

13:45

In conversation with...
Moderator: Chavan Bhogaita, Managing Director, Global Markets, First Abu Dhabi Bank

14:30 Lunch
15:30 Afternoon breakout sessions (running in parallel)

Global Markets
e-FX
Private placements

19:00 Cocktail reception at Louvre Abu Dhabi
   
DAY TWO – 28TH FEBRUARY 2018
09:15 Oil - an alternative perspective
Dr Sriram Vasudevan, Managing Director, Graticule Asset Management Asia
09:45

Panel Discussion - Alternative Energy as a necessity not luxury
Panelists:
Mr Mohamed Al Ramahi, CEO, Masdar
Mr Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power
Moderator: Axel Threlfall, Editor at Large, Reuters

10:30 Coffee Break 1 + Networking
11:00

Panel discussion - Incredible India v2.0?
Panelists:
Arundhati Bhattacharya - Former Chairperson of State Bank of India
Mr BV Krishan, CEO of KKR India Financial Services
Dr Vikram Mansharamani, Academic, Author, Entrepreneur and Investor
Moderator: Una Galani, Associate Editor - Reuters Breaking Views

11:45

Panel discussion - China: there's more to it than a belt and a road
Panelists:
Mr Joseph Ho, General Manager of Overseas Business Division (PB) at ICBC
Dr Keyu Jin, Professor, London School of Economics
Dr. Zhihuan E, Chief Economist of Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Moderator: Ben Simpfendorfer, Founder & CEO of Silk Road Associates

12:30 Coffee Break 2 + Networking
13:00 Growing stronger (and winning!) through leadership
Mr Ferran Soriano, CEO of Manchester City Football Club
13:30

In conversation with Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University
Moderator: Erik Schatzker, anchor, Bloomberg TV

14:15 Lunch
15:00

Women in leadership afternoon tea
Guest Speaker:
TBC

16:30 Forum close

 

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