Agenda

DAY 1

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08:00

08:45

Registration
First Tea Break

H.E. Juma Mohammed Al Kait (Assistant Undersecretary Foreign Trade Affairs & Ministry of Economy, U.A.E.)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

09:05

H.E. Juma Mohammed Al Kait (Assistant Undersecretary Foreign Trade Affairs & Ministry of Economy, U.A.E.)
Welcome Address

09:15

Prof. Mark Exposito (Harvard University & Nexus Frontier Tech.)
Practical growth strategies for SMEs – competing & surviving in the global commodity market.

09:30

Prof. Pat Utomi (Integrated Produce City)
Commodity Exchange

09:45

H.E. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei (Hamriyah Freezone & SAIF Zone)
Chief Guest’s Welcome Speech

10:00

Rakesh Ranjan (Hamriyah Free Zone Authority)
Hamriyah Free Zone Food Park Presentation

10:15

Mr. Shankar (NAFL)
Procurement Best Practices
Newton Matope
Moderator

10:30

Prof. Chris Enyinda (Canadian University of Dubai)
Halal Logistics and Supply chain

10:45

Tea / Coffee Break

11:00

Par Soderlund (Peritus Farms DMCC) & Ingrid Van Ginkel (Verde Beef)
Milk & Meat in Africa

11:15

Anita Buys
Moderator

11:30

Chad Chawanda (Egoli Trading LLC)
Success Stories about Agricultural Investment in Africa

11:45

Ingrid van Ginkel (Verde Beef)
Success Stories about Agricultural Investment in Africa

12:00

Lunch Break (Buffet)
Emcee calls the close of the Knowledge and Talks Sessions

13:00 – 14:00

Emcee calls the close of the Knowledge and Talks Sessions

15:00 – 15:30

Tea/Coffee Break

15:30

Break-Out Meetings & Exhibitions

18:00

Close of Exhibitions

DAY 2

08:00 – 08:45

First Tea Break

09:00

Bing Zhao (UN- World Food Program)
Opening/Welcome Address

09:15

Nadia Abdul Aziz (NAFL)
Food Logistics

09:30

Emmanuel Kwesi Korboe (Chief Technical Advisor/USAID Embedded Advisor, GEPA)
Export Business Opportunities in the Agricultural Sector in Ghana

09:45

Belal Jassouma (DMCC)
DMCC and Dubai as your Global Gateway to Trade

10:00

Omar Ali Al Muhairi / Praveen Subramanian / Leo Condemi / Arjuun Guuha / Rakesh Ranjan
Setting up a Business in Hamriyah Freezone Benefits

Victoria Hassani
Moderator

10:30

Emcee Announces End of Session and Tea Break

10:45

Sanjay Sethi (Phoenix Global DMCC)
Sustainability in Agriculture

11:00

Ian Gaitta(ACH)
Legal Session – Bankruptcy Law (Business Owners) & UAE Anti-Money Laundering Law.
Bianca Gracias(SUITS & ADVISORS)
Moderator

11:15

Melissa Murray (Bird & Bird)
Practical Tips: Partnerships and Supplier Agreements

11:30

Ahmad Damcida (Energy Culture Ltd)
Business Financing

11:45

H.E. Samata Bukari (Ghana – Consulate)
Closing Remarks – Women in Agriculture – an advice

12:00

Lunch Break (Buffet)
Emcee calls the close of the Knowledge and Talks Sessions

13:00 – 14:00

Emcee calls the close of the Knowledge and Talks Sessions

15:00 – 15:30

Tea/Coffee Break

15:30

Break-Out Meetings & Exhibitions

18:00

Close of Exhibitions

19:00

Exclusive Gala Dinner & Awards Event