Conference Program

Monday, 6th March 2017Tuesday, 7th March 2017Wednesday, 8th March 2017
08:00 - 09:00 Registration & Coffee
09:00 - 10:30 Congress Opening 

Congress Main Keynote Speaker Ali Jaber

Group TV Director, Middle East Broadcasting Corporation, MBC
Title: Media and Its Role In The Development Of The Arab World
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break & Poster Sessions
11:00 - 11:15 Conference Opening by Conference Chair
Dr. Tarek Abdel Fattah
Faculty Member (Assistant Professor), School of Business and Quality Management, HBMSU
11:15 - 12:00 Panel Discussion hosted by TECOM
Fuelling Innovation Through Entrepreneurial Enablement
12:00 - 12:30 Innovations that Matter - How Expo 2020 is looking for problems worth solving
By Yousuf Caires, Vice President of Expo Live
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch & Networking
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel Sessions Training Workshop: Planning by Scenarios – Shaping the Future
(Workshop Language: Arabic)

15:00 - 15:30  Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Sessions Training Workshop: Planning by Scenarios – Shaping the Future
(Workshop Language: Arabic)
08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:15 Conference Opening by Conference Chair
Dr. Tarek Abdel Fattah
Faculty Member (Assistant Professor), School of Business and Quality Management, HBMSU

09:15 - 10:00 Conference Keynote Address by Dr. Timothy Mescon
Title: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - The Critical Interface Between Business Schools and Business

10:00 - 11:00 Panel Discussion hosted by Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA)
The Big Conversation
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Panel Discussion Hosted by TÜV SÜD Middle East
Driving Digital Innovation Worldwide | TÜV SÜD - 150 Years of Trust
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch & Networking
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel Sessions Training Workshop: Planning by Scenarios – Shaping the Future
(Workshop Language: Arabic)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Sessions Training Workshop: Planning by Scenarios – Shaping the Future
(Workshop Language: Arabic)
20:00 Gala Dinner
08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:15 Conference Opening by Conference Chair
Dr. Tarek Abdel Fattah
Faculty Member (Assistant Professor), School of Business and Quality Management, HBMSU
09:15 - 10:00 Conference Keynote Address by Dr. Ahmad Al-Nuseirat
Title: The Fourth Generation of Government Excellence in Dubai – a New Approach
(Language: Arabic)
10:00 - 11:00 Panel Discussion hosted by ADIB
Bank of Tomorrow
11:00 - 11:30  Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00 Congress Closing Ceremony
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch & Networking
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel Sessions Training Workshop: Planning by Scenarios – Shaping the Future
(Workshop Language: Arabic)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Training Workshop: Planning by Scenarios – Shaping the Future
(Workshop Language: Arabic)