Day 1

Friday, 23rd November 2018


Welcome Dinner
Venue: Kitchen 6 in JW Marriot Marquee
Attire: Smart Casual

Day 2

Saturday, 24th November, 2018

Venue: Dubai Chamber of Commerce(*) 


       Time                                                        Programme

08.00-09.00                                         Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
09.00 – 09.05 Welcome remarks by  Jessica Augustin, Director Marketing ADAM Global
09.05 – 09.20 ADAM collaboration growth model. Mohsin Ali, CEO ADAM Global
09.20 – 09.30 Network of Networks; the future way of providing professional services. Dr Tahir Akhtar, Chairman ADAM Global
 Changing World Economics & Politics
09.30 – 10.00 Key Note Session  on “Opportunities and Challenges for smart business in the new world order.Key Note Speaker: Viscount Waverley , House of Lords, Houses of Parliament , UK
Panel Discussion on “World politics and impact on the global economy”

 Moderator: Viscount Waverley 

Key Panelists: 

HH Sheikh Juma Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum

HE Dr. Hage Geingob, President Republic of Namibia

Baroness Couttie of Dawne, house of Lords, Houses of Parliament in United Kingdom

HE Patrick Moody, The Ambassador of Her Majesty’s Government in UAE (*)

HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy (*)

10.00 – 10.15 Panel Discussion  on “European Union Reforms creating a single market regulated services, opening opportunities for global service providers

Moderator: Rt. Hon. Paul Clark (Past Minister of State for Her Majesty’s Government UK)

Key Panelists:

Michael Bader, Founder Bader , Gnehm & Partners, Bern Switzerland

Guilermo Fruhbeck, Founder Dr. Fruehbeck Abogados, Barcelona, Spain

Roberto Corciulo, CEO IC & Partners, Milan, Italy

Steven Yu, Partners Hiways , Shanghai, China

Valarie Masset, Partner Branche , Masset & Associates, Paris, France

10.15 – 10.35 Key Note Session “Has global economic power actually shifted to Asia? How will Asia do business with the world?”

Key Note Speaker: Dato Raymond Liew, Chairman McMillan Woods

10.35 – 10.55 Key Note Session  “New models to deliver professional services to client across borders.”

Key Note Speaker: Michael Scott, co-founder Kudos International Network

10.55 – 11.10 Key Note Session “How to create a Trillion Dollar Network?”

Key Note Speaker: Dr Tariq Nizami , Founder CEO Clubs Network

11.10 – 11.30 Coffee Break and Networking
Hands-on communication Workshop
11.30 – 12.00 How video technology is driving business strategy.

by Dr Suhail Chughtai, Founder and CEO Web Broadcasting Services

Panel Discussions: Innovation,Technology and Business Challenges  
12.00– 12.30

Panel 1: “The Key challenges that professionals face today. Is AI & Blockhain a threat to our

Moderator: HE Omar Sultan AlOlama, UAE Minister of Artificial Intelligence (*)


Dr Dheeraj Bhardwaj, Director Strategy and Innovation
Consulting at PwC

Tarek Saeed , Chief AI Officer ( IBM Dubai) (*)

Sanjay Nagi , Director Tomorrows Market Innovators, Delhi, India

Sreejit Chakrabarty, Director Robotics & AI, GEMS Dubai

Asma Bashir, CEO NDA Global, London UK

12.30– 13.00 Panel 2:“How has America impacted businesses and
what would it mean for cross-border transactions in the future”Moderator:  Bilal Sabouni ( President Gov. Corp International, Ex CEO of American Business Council Dubai)Panelists:

HE John Rakolta, Ambassador United States of America) (*)

Ed Rogers, Director US Trust Advisory Services, Miami USA

HE Ni Jian, Chinese Ambassador (*)

Ahmed Sultan Bin Sulaym, CEO DMCC Dubai (*)

Les Male , CEO Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) Dubai

Panos Manolopoulos, Director Stanton Chase

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch & Networking
Sustainability and Corporate Education
14.00 – 14.20 “Corporate Education, best business performance optimisation tool.” 

 Dr Selva Pankaj, Chairman Regent Group, London.

14.20 – 14.55 Awards & Recognition
14.55 – 15.00  Closing Remarks by Jessica Augustin, Director Marketing ADAM Global
15.00 – 18.30 Visit to Dubai Expo 2020 Pavilion. Expo 2020 impact on the Middle
East, Asia and African economies.Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim AlHashimi, Emirates Minister of State and Managing Director Dubai World Expo 2020

Names marked with * are tbc

Day 3

Sunday, 25th November, 2018

Visit to Ras Al Khaimah

Time  Program
08.00 Coaches leave Dubai for Ras Al Khaimah
09.30 Arrive in Al Hamarah Conference Centre Ras Al Khaimah
09.30 – 09.45 Welcome to Ras Al Khaimah by Ramy Jallad, CEO RAKEZ
09.45 – 10.15 An audience with HH Sheikh Saud Al Qassimi,    Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah to understand the economic vision for the Emirate of  Ras Al Khaimah
10.15 – 12.15
Practice Development Groups
Deal and Opportunity Sharing

Moderator: Michael Bader, Partner at Bader. Gnehm & Partner

Business Development

Moderator: Jamil Ahmud, Founder at Bloomsbury Law

Standards, Compliance and Due Diligence

Moderator: Ed Rogers, Partner at US Trust Advisory Services

12.15-13.30 Lunch & Networking
13.30 – 15.00 Tour of Ras Al Khaimah Industrial Zone
15.00 – 17.00 Social Tour of Ras Al Khaimah
17.00 – 21.00 Dinner in the Desert
22.30 Coach arrives back in Dubai