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Global Trade Development Week Dubai 2017 - Major Edition

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THEME 2017: Navigating Global Trade & Reviving Global Growth - Implementing TFA and enhancing capacity across the public & private sector.

ABOUT GTDW Dubai is a major business & trade facilitation summit and exhibition held annually Under Patronage of Ministry of Economy & Lead Partner Federal Customs Authority in Dubai, UAE since 2014, organized by KW Group, Malaysia. The Dubai summit & exhibition welcomes 1500 international delegates and facilitates business & trade through G2G bilateral meetings, G2B discussions and meetings between regulatory authorities and B2B direct meetings and networking. The program includes 3 Trade Summits: GTDW Leaders Summit | GDTW Financing Trade Summit | GTDW Customs & Trade Facilitation Summit + Exhibition www.kwglobaltrade.com

VIEW GTDW PREVIOUS EDITIONS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osmNEtyKJhE | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-g_pELVCbZU

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE & GTDW MINISTERS & TRADE LEADERS PLENARY SPEAKERS :

  • H.E. Sultan bin Saeed al Mansoori, Minister, Ministry of Economy, UAE
  • H.E. Ali Al Kaabi, Commissioner, Federal Customs Authority, UAE
  • H.E. Ayesha Alkobaisi, Director Trade Policies & International Trade Organizations Department, Ministry of Economy, UAE
  • Ben Thompson, Presenter & Correspondent, BBC News
  • Ernani Checcucci, Global Director of Capacity Building, World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Dato’ Sri Idris Jala, President & Chief Executive Officer, PEMANDU Associates
  • Mikail Houari, President, Middle East & Africa, Airbus
  • Saud Al Nowais, UAE Commercial Counselor to the United States, UAE Embassy in Washington, DC
  • Pending: CEO DP World, CEO Etisalat Group, CEO Siemens Middle East, President Novartis, President Schlumberger, CEO HSBC MENA, CEO of Citigroup MENA, President GE GCC Region

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS SUMMIT PROGRAMS

  • H.E. Ahmed A. Alhakbani, Director General, Saudi Customs
  • Amos S. Wangora, CEO, Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE)
  • Anil Dudani, Head of Treasury, Dragon Oil Holdings Ltd
  • Bart Hendriks, Head of Treasury & Working Capital EMEA, Nidec Corp
  • Biju Joseph, Director – International Trade Compliance, Emerson Automation Solutions
  • Birju Sanghrajka, Managing Director & Head of Trade, Transaction Banking ,Africa& Middle East, Standard Chartered
  • Prof. Cong Yuhao, President, Shanghai Customs College (SCC), China
  • Daniel Witt, President, International Tax and Investment Center, USA
  • Darlan F. Martí, Trade Policy Specialist, Market Access Division, World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • David M. Luna, President, Chair, Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade, OECD – OCDE
  • Professor Dr David Widdowson, CEO, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES), Charles Sturt University & President, International Network of Customs Universities (INCU)
  • Ernani Checcucci, Director of Capacity Building, World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Glenda Abadines, Trade Compliance Director - Middle East & Asia Pacific Region, Baker Hughes
  • Hany Hanser, Director Government Affairs-Middle East, Abbott
  • Huny Garg, Head Of Trade & Supply Chain, SWIFT
  • Imran Saeed, Senior Executive Vice President, Siemens
  • Khaldoun Odeh, Associate Director Global Security, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)
  • Lars Karlsson, President, KGH Border Services, Sweden, Former Director for Capacity Building, World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Malek Hannouf, Head of Anti-Counterfeiting Middle East & Africa, Louis Vuitton
  • Dr Marc Auboin, Economic Counsellor, World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Dr Nasser Saidi, Founder and President, Nasser Saidi & Associates
  • Rani Wehbe, Senior Advisor, Middle East and North Africa, International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  • Mohamed Rashad , Head of Trade Transformation – Global Transaction Banking , Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
  • Paul Hussey, Corporate Vice President Treasury, Aecom
  • Parvaiz Dalal , Managing Director, Head Supply Chain, Citibank
  • Passant El Toukhy , Head of Treasury, Shell
  • Paul Hussey, Corporate Vice President Treasury, Aecom
  • Ricardo Treviño Chapa, Director General, Mexican Customs
  • Ronald Ridderbeekx, Group Head Anti-Illicit Trade Engagement, British American Tobacco
  • Dr Rudolf Putz, Head of Trade Facilitation (TFP), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Suoud AlAgroobi, Director of International Relations, Federal Customs Authority, UAE
  • Tod Burwell, President & Chief Executive Officer, Bankers Association for Finance & Trade (BAFT)
  • Valentin A. Povarchuk, Trade Compliance Counsel, 3M
  • Wael Ismail, Senior Director, Tax & Regulatory Affairs – Asia, Middle East & North Africa (AMENA), PepsiCo

GTDW 2017 MAJOR EDITION UAE - Linking 4 major events concurrently:

1. GTDW Global Trade Development, Trade Technologies & Trade Services Exhibition

2. GTDW Global Minister’s & Trade Leaders Summit 2017

3. GTDW Customs, Compliance & Trade Facilitation Summit

4. GTDW Financing Global Trade Summit

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: World Trade Organisation WTO (TFA Implementation by WTO) Next Steps Darlan F. Martí, Trade Policy Specialist, Market Access Division, World Trade Organization (WTO) | KGH Border Services (TFA implementation), Lars Karlsson, President | IPCSA Ports Systems Communities support for Single Windows


PRIVATE CO-LOCATED MEETINGS INCLUDE: UAE-Malaysia Business Forum Business Matching | World Customs Organisation ROCB Donors Meeting | Islamic Development Bank Ministers Meeting | Federal Customs Authority Private Sector Meeting | Ministry of Economy Bilateral Meetings


PREVIOUS EDITIONS: https://www.kwglobaltrade.com/copy-of-gtdw-editions

VIEW THE PROGRAM: https://www.kwglobaltrade.com/gtdw-uae-edition

CONTACT OFFICIAL SECRETARIAT: jackp@kwconfex.com | +603 76626888 | www.kwglobaltrade.com

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