The Agenda



9:30 – 10:00 am

10:00 – 10:45 am

10:00 – 10:10 am

Welcome Speech
H.E. Sami Al Qamzi, Director General, Dubai Economy

10:10 – 10:15 am

Dubai Quality Awards for Business Groups

10:15 – 10:45 am

Keynote Speech
Alice in Digital Wonderland
Mr. Osman Sultan, CEO, DU Telecom

10:45 – 12:15 pm

10:45 – 11:15 am

Launch and Demo - Engage DXB Application
Mr. Mohammed Shael AlSaadi, CEO Corporate Strategic Affairs, Dubai Economy

11:15 – 12:00 pm

Pro-Business Policy Reforms Panel - ‘We Ask, We Listen, We Act’
H.E. Eng. Mohammed Alshehhi, Undersecretary for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economy
H.E. Abdulla Al Basti, Secretary General, The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai
Moderator: Mr. Mohammed Shael Alsaadi, CEO corporate Strategic Affairs, Dubai Economy

12:00 – 12:15 pm

Coffee Break

12:15 – 12:50 pm

12:15 – 12:35 pm

Role of Dubai Future Foundation in Shaping Dubai’s Future
H.E. Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO, Dubai Future Foundation

12:35 – 12:50 pm

Enabling a Future Ready and Resilient Economy in Dubai
Mr. Alexandar Williams, Director Future Economy Department, Dubai Economy
Moderator: Mr. Kapil Raghuraman, Lead Partner, MENA Digital and Innovation, EY

12:50 – 1:55 pm

12:50 – 1:05 pm

Future Economy Labs - Hacking current challenges & accelerating future opportunitues
Mr. Rashid Hazari, Chief Strategist Future Economy Department, Dubai Economy

1:05 -1:55 pm

Panel Discussion
Is the Anatomy of Dubai’s Retail Sector Future Ready?
Dr. Ali Al Azzawi, City Experience Advisor, Smart Dubai
Ms. Andrea Corceura Gordon, Director - Retail , Dubai Design District
Mr. Dharmin Ved, CEO – 6th Street, Apparel Group
Dr. Kathy Shen, Associate Professor, University of Wollongong
Mr. Rahul Misra, Associate Vice President - Retail Business Group, Eros Group
Moderator: Ms. Muna Alnuaimi, Expert, Future Economy Department, Dubai Economy

2:00 pm

2:00 pm

Raffle Draw and Lunch


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