Agenda

The Economic Times – 2nd Annual India UAE Strategic Conclave

27th November 2018,
Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi,
Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl

09.00 – 10.00 Registration
09.00 - 10.00 CEO Roundtable Discussion
  Inaugural Session
  Welcome Address from The Times Group
10.05 - 10.10 Deepak Lamba, CEO, World Wide Media and President, Times Strategic Solutions
10.10 - 10.13 Opening Address
  Rajan Handa, MD, OK PLAY India
10.13 - 10.25 Opening Keynote - Strengthening Age Old India - UAE ties through a fresh approach
H.E Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India to the UAE
10.25 - 10.35 Special Address
Mr Sharafuddin Sharaf, Chairman, UIBC & Vice Chairman, Sharaf Group
10.35 - 10.50 Chief Guest Address
H.E Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance
10.50 - 10.55 Unveiling of the Economic Times Coffee Table Book Best Realty Brands and Best Lifestyle Brands
10.55 - 11.05 Special Adderess 
H.E Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary - Foreign Trade and Industry, Ministry of Economy, UAE
11.05 - 11.15 Felicitation of Brands listed in the ET Coffee Table Book Best Realty Brands
11.15 - 11.25 Special Adderess 
H.E Jamal Al Jarwan, Secretary General,  UAE International Investors Council 
11.25 - 11.35 Felicitation of Brands listed in the ET Coffee Table Book Best Lifestyle Brands
11.35 - 12.25 Interactive Panel Discussion: Common Economic Objectives – Encouraging Trade and Long Term Strategy for Enhancing Non-Oil Trade Global decline in oil prices has motivated the gulf economies to move beyond energy and concentrate on non-oil trade growth and fiscal consolidation
  Dr B. R. Shetty, Founder and Chairman, NMC Healthcare
  Cyrus Engineer, Managing Director, SP International Property Developers 
  Vijay Karia, Chairman & MD, Ravin Group of Companies
  Arvind Varchaswi, MD, Sri Sri Tattva
  Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI 
  PNC Menon, Founder & Chairman, SOBHA Group
  Boman Rustom Irani, Chairman & Managing Director, Rustomjee Group 
  Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman and Managing Director, Lulu Group
  Moderated by: Taneia Bhardwaj, Senior News Editor, ET Now
12.25 - 12.40 Special Presentation - The Future of Sustainable Transportation and Electric Vehicles
  Rajan Handa, MD, OK PLAY India
12.40 - 12.50 Presentation - The Indian Tourism Opportunity
  Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director, LuLu Financial Group, Twenty14 Holdings and Tablez
12:50 - 13:30 Interactive discussion between successful India and UAE Infrastructure conglomerates – The lessons learnt and what went right
  Capt. BVJK Sharma, JMD and CEO, JSW Infrastructure Ltd
  Salah Ibrahim Sharaf, Executive Director, Sharaf Group
  Samir Chaturvedi, CEO, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  Atif Rahman, Director & Partner, Danube Properties
  Moderated by: Taneia Bhardwaj, Senior News Editor, ET Now
13.30 - 13.35 The India UAE Defence and Space Collaboration
  The Success of India UAE tie up for the launch of UAE satellites
  Opportunities from the Defence Corporation Framework between India and UAE
  H. E Dr. Eng. Mohammed Alahbabi, Director General, UAE Space Agency
13.35 - 13.45  The commercial appeal of Dubai and opportunities it offers for growth in the region and beyond
  Gautam Sashittal, CEO, DMCC
13.45 – 14.30 Networking Lunch
14.30 - 14.40 Healthcare - The Entrepreneurship Journey across key sectors and areas of mutual collaboration and knowledge exchange
  Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals 
14.40 - 14.50 Rise of the BOT Economy - Highlighting Market Insights and Addressing the Industry challenges
  Ganesh Thyagarajan, VP & Global Head Partner, Automation Anywhere
14.50- 15.00 Special Address
  Bidyut Behari Swain, Additional Secretary, SEZ & World Expo 2020
15.00 - 15.10 Special Case Study - Business relation between India and the UAE
Mohan Jashanmal, Shareholder, Jashanmal Group of Companies
15.10 - 15.20 Special Presentation - Opportunities of the Omnichannel Future
  Vineet Majgaonkar, Chairman, Armstrong Group 
15.20 - 15.30 Inspirational and Out of The Box Innovation for solving pressing challenges - The UAE Iceberg Project and Lessons in India for Prudent Water Security
  Abdulla Alshehhi, Managing Director & Chief Consultant & Founder, National Advisor Bureau Limited
15.30 - 15.40 Special Address
  Auszad Shaik, Associate Director, APEDB, Government of Andhra Pradesh
15.40 - 15.50 Special Keynote Address – Role of UAE in Thirsting India’s Quench for Energy – The significance of World’s 3rd Largest Oil Importer and 5th Largest Exporter coming together
  H.E. Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary, Ministry of Energy
15.50 – 16.30 Closing Panel Discussion - What does Sustainable Development Goals mean for Business on both sides?
  Dr Ankur Dana, CEO, Dana Group of Companies
  Dr Raza Siddiqui, CEO, Arabian Healthcare Group 
  Saurabh Kochhar, Co-Founder, Foodpanda & Meddo
  Ulugbek Yuldashev, CEO & Founder, AWOK.com 
  Abdulla Ajmal, Deputy COO, Ajmal Perfumes 
  Moderated by: Anthony Hobeika, Chief Executive Officer, MENA Research Partners