The Agenda is subject to change and TBC is subject to confirmations.

Day 1

Friday, 23rd November 2018


Welcome Gala Dinner

Day 2

Saturday, 24th November, 2018


International Business Conference

Time Program
08.00 – 08.30 Registration
08.30 – 09.00 Breakfast & Networking
09.00 – 09.05 Welcome remarks.
Jessica Augustin, Director Marketing ADAM Global
09.05 – 09.20 Network of Networks; the future way of providing professional services.
Dr. Tahir Akhtar, Chairman ADAM Global
09.20 – 09.30 ADAM Global Network of Networks Collaborations Model.
Mohsin Ali, CEO ADAM Global
Plenary Session: Changing World Economics & Politics
09.30 – 10.15

“Opportunities and Challenges for smart business in the new world order”
Viscount Waverley, House of Lords, Houses of Parliament, UK

Panel Discussion: “World politics and impact on the global economy”


The Viscount Waverley

HE Dr. Hage Geingob, President Republic of Namibia
Honorable Khalid Mahmood, MP House of Commons, Houses of Parliament in United Kingdom, Shadow Minister of State for Europe
Mohammed Shael Al Saadi, CEO Strategic Affairs at Department of Economic Development
The Lord Truscott
Mahmoud AlBurai, CEO Dubai Real Estate Institute – DREI
Igor Savelyev, CEO Siberian Beverage Group, Board Member, Nash Khleb Group (Le Pain Quotidien) Russia

Session 2: Markets and Opportunities
10.15 – 11.00 Panel Discussion: “European Union Reforms creating a single market regulated services, opening opportunities for global service providers”


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

Guilermo Fruhbeck, Founder Dr. Fruehbeck Abogados, Barcelona, Spain
Panos Manolopoulos, Global Leader Board Services at Stanton Chase International
Lisa Ling and Carole Chai, Partner Hiways , Shanghai, China
Atiq Anjarwalla, Partner ALN Network, Dubai, UAE
Edith Nordmann, Managing Partner ACG International, Chairman of The Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce & Trade
Les Male, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break and Networking
11.30 – 11.40 “Has global economic power actually shifted to Asia? How will Asia do business with the world?”
Dato Raymond Liew, Chairman McMillan Woods
11.40 – 11.50 “Opportunities & Challenges Prevailing in the African Economy for Professional Service Provider.”
Atiq Anjarwalla, Managing Partner, Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota, Legal Consultants
11.50 – 12.00 “How to create a Trillion Dollar Network?”
Dr Tariq Nizami, Founder CEO Clubs Network
Session 3: Hands-on communication Workshop
12.00 – 13.00 How video technology is driving business strategy.
Dr Suhail Chughtai, Founder and CEO Web Broadcasting Services
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch & Networking
Session 4: Innovation, Technology and Business Challenges
14.00– 14.45 Panel Discussion: “The Key challenges that professional’s face today. Is AI & Block chain a threat to our professions?”

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

Dr Dheeraj Bhardwaj, Director Strategy and Innovation Consulting at PwC
Morad Qutqut, Chief Technology Officer Hewlett Packard Enterprise Middle East
Sanjay Nagi, Director Tomorrows Market Innovators, Delhi, India
Sreejit Chakrabarty, Director Robotics & AI, GEMS Dubai
Asma Bashir, CEO NDA Global, London UK

14.45 – 15.25 Awards & Recognition
15.25 – 15.30 Closing Remarks.
Jessica Augustin, Director Marketing ADAM Global
15.30 – 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 (*)

Day 3

Sunday, 25th November, 2018



Time Program
08.00 Leave Dubai for Ras Al Khaimah
09.30 Arrive in Double Tree by Hilton Al Marjan Island, Ras al Khaimah
09.30 – 09.45 Welcome to Ras Al Khaimah
Ramy Jallad, CEO RAKEZ
09.45 – 12.15 Practice Development Groups
Deal and Opportunity Sharing
Willem Van Cauter, Partner at CGE
Business Development
Mohsin Ali, CEO ADAM Global
Professional Development Program (PDP)
Asma Bashir, Managing Partner at NDA Global, UK
The Art of Networking & Relationship Building
Yusuf Abdoollah, Partner BDO (Mauritius)
12.15 – 13.30 Lunch & Networking
13.30 – 15.00 Tour of Ras Al Khaimah Industrial Zone
15.00 Arrive back in Dubai

Names marked with * are tbc