Towards a Sustainable MENA Industrial Development
Towards a Sustainable MENA Industrial Development
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ABOUT EVENT
As part of MENA Industrial Summit various functions, this forum will focus on the possibilities of finding alternative sources of income in the economies of the MENA region.
WELCOME
Dr. Zakaria Ahmed Hejres
Chairman
Board of Trustees
MENA Centre for Investment
The contribution of the Industrial Sector in economies does not stop at the direct support to the balance sheet and income to governments, but spreads to mobilise other vital sectors and spins the wheel of development in countries. Read more →
STEERING COMITTEE
Mr. Ebrahim Talib
Deputy Chief Executive (Refining and Marketing)
Bapco
Mr. Osama Al Khajah
Founder and President
Ebtikar Association
Mr. AbdulKareem A. AlRashid
Assistant Undersecretary for Industrial Development
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Dr. Hana Kanoo
Economist, Economic Development Board
Ms. Waheeda Juma Al-Doy
Director of the Middle East North Africa Centre for Investment
TOPICS
  • Can the Industrial Sector rescue GCC economies from falling oil prices?
    Panelists from the public and private sectors will share their opinions, information and expertise on how the industrial sector can play a bigger role in the economies of the MENA region – especially after decades of depending on the hydrocarbons sector.
  • What industries can the GCC capitalise upon?
    After discussing the impact of the industrial sector, panelists will examine what industries can the MENA region capitalize upon to build a better future, and what industries can have a fatter chance to grow and prosper in the future.
AGENDA
  • Day 01
09:00 - 09:45
Registration
09:50 - 10:00
Opening Ceremony
10:15 - 11:45
Panel Discussion
Topic Title: Can the Industrial Sector rescue GCC economies from falling oil prices?
Panelists: Mr. Mohammed Ali Al-musallam
Panelists: Dr. Abdullah El-Kuwaiz
Panelists: Dr. Hashim Hussein
Panelists: Dr. Simon Galpin
Moderator: Dr. Abdulhasan Al-Dairi
11:45 - 12:00
Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:30
Panel Discussion
Topic Title: What industries can the GCC capitalise upon?
Panelists: Mr. Osama Al Khaja
Panelists: Dr. Ihsan Ali Bu-Hulaiga
Moderator: Mr. Ebrahim Talib
Panelists: Dr. Zakaria Hejres
Panelists: Mr. Abdul Rahim Naqi
13:30 - 14:30
Luncheon
SPEAKERS
Dr. Abdulhasan Al-Dairi
Chairman
Bahrain SMEs Society
Mr. Mohammed Ali Al-musallam
President
MISC Consulting House
Dr. Abdullah El-Kuwaiz
Chairman, International Advisory Board
ACWA Power Co.
Dr. Hashim Hussein
Head
UNIDO
Dr. Simon Galpin
Managing Director
Bahrain EDB
Mr. Osama Al Khaja
Chairman
Baytik Industrial Oasis
Dr. Ihsan Ali Bu-Hulaiga
Founder and Chairman
Joatha Consulting
Mr. Ebrahim Talib
Deputy Chief Executive (Refining and Marketing)
Bapco
Dr. Zakaria Hejres
Chairman
Mena Centre for Investment
PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Strategic Partner
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Media Partner
Organiser
Partner
OUR NEXT EVENTS
Bahraini Saudi Industrial Forum 2017
MENA Industrial Summit is planning its next event in Saudi Arabia during the second quarter of 2017. A Steering Committee has been formed to decide the contents of the Forum, while Topics and Agenda are being finalized, and will be announced in due course. MENA Centre for Investment, UNIDO Bahrain, and GCC Federal Chamber of Commerce are joining us as partners to the event.
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