Upcoming Event

The Future of Trade: The Middle East's Pivot to Asia

About the event

DMCC and Asia House invite you to attend "The Future of Trade: The Middle East’s Pivot to Asia" conference.

DMCC, the world’s leading free zone, has partnered with Asia House, the London-based centre of expertise on trade, investment and public policy, to hold the Future of Trade conference in association with the Government of Dubai.

The conference will bring together leading figures from government, trade, investment, and technology to share predictive analysis of the shifts taking place within the world economy.

Join more than 250 senior decision-makers from a range of sectors including policy, business, media and academia for this forward-looking trade dialogue.

Key themes:

  • Future of Trade
  • Renewable Energy
  • Digital Technologies

We hope to see you at the conference.

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Event details

Where

Almas Conference Centre

When

8:30am - 2:00pm, 24 Mar 2019

AGENDA

08:30 - 09:00

Registration, Tea & Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

  • Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, Chairman, Asia House
  • Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DMCC

09:10 - 09:30

Ministerial Open

  • H.E. Abudlla Al Saleh, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade at the UAE Ministry of Economy

09:30 - 10:45

Panel 1: The Future of Trade - The Middle East Pivot Towards Asia

10:45 - 11:15

Refreshment Break

11:15 - 11:30

Keynote Speech 1

11:30 - 12:15

Panel 2: The Big Game Changer - Technology in Global Trade

12:15 - 12:30

Keynote Speech 2

12:30 - 13:00

Panel 3: Shifting Energy Trends - The Rise of Renewables

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

SPEAKERS

  • Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, Chairman, Asia House
  • H.E Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade at the UAE Ministry of Economy
  • Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman, DMCC
  • Anthony Butler, Chief Technology Officer – IBM’s Blockchain Practice, Middle East and Africa
  • Stewart MacPherson – MENA Manager – Clean Energy, Wood Group
  • Michelle Davies – Head of Clean Energy and Sustainability, Eversheds Sutherland

How to find us

Almas Tower