Economic Forum

Enter and expand your business in Saudi Arabia

Expand your business potential and learn more about the Saudi market business environment and opportunities.

In partnership with SAGIA (Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority) and with the honorable presence of Mr. Ibrahim Al SWAIL, SAGIA deputy Governor, the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates, is inviting you to join its one-off Economic Forum about Saudi Arabia's market, transformation, projects and associated business opportunities in major sectors.

This forum will be held in English.

 

Register online

 

After your online registration, please send an email to maud.martinotlagarde@fbcdubai.com with your choice of roundtable for the first set (choose only 1) and roundtable for the second set (choose only 1).

 

with the kind support of

AGENDA

8am-8.30am | Registration & Welcome Coffee

8.30am-10.30am | Plenary session

  • Vision 2030 : impacts on the economic situation and associated regulation changes.

    Presentation by: 

    • Pascal ROGER - Commercial Counselor & Business France Director for Saudi Arabia & Bahrain
    • Philippe GASSMANN - Regional Economic Counselor for the Arabian Peninsula at the Embassy of France in  the United Arab Emirates
  • Major projects and challenges.

    Presentation by: 

    • Nauman ISHAQ - Director, AMAALA - BUSINESS & DATA INNOVATION
    • Ibrahim S. AlSUWAIL – Deputy Gov. of Investors Services & Advisory, SAGIA 
    • Moderator: Robert WILLOCK, Director MENA - The Economist Corporate Network
  • Q&A Session

10.30am-11am | Coffee / Networking Break

11am-12pm | FIRST SET OF PARALLEL ROUND TABLES

HEALTHCARE

  • Anthony MALLET, General Manager GCC - SERVIER
  • Alain SFEIR, Partner - Clyde & Co.
  • Moderator: Guillaume HUART, Regional Counselor for Health Middle East at Embassy of France in Saudi Arabia

RETAIL

  • Fahad M. ALHASHEM, Real Estate Segment Director - SAGIA
  • Fadi JABBOUR, President Fashion and Accessories - Chalhoub Group
  • Olivier NOUGAROU, CEO - Arabian Centres
  • Moderator: Regis DAY, Managing Director - Accenture and Head of Retail Fashion and Luxury - Accenture Middle East

SAUDIZATION

  • Ryan BINSADDING, Investor Advisory & Relation Reg. Director - SAGIA
  • Calogero CACCIATORE, Human Resource Director - Servier
  • Moderator: Sara KHOJA, Partner - Clyde & Co.

12pm-1pm | SECOND SET OF PARALLEL ROUND TABLES

ENERGIES ROUND TABLE (renewable energy, conventional power and energy efficiency) with

  • Abdulaziz A. ALALI, Business Development Manager (in charge of Energy Investment) - SAGIA
  • Turki Al SHEHRI, CEO - Engie in KSA
  • Khaled CHEBARO, Regional Development Manager - Yellow Door Energy

HOSPITALITY / ENTERTAINMENT ROUND TABLE with

  • Mohammad R. ALAJMI - Business Development Manager - Tourism at Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)
  • Nauman ISHAQ, Director, AMAALA - BUSINESS & DATA INNOVATION
  • Omar SAKR, Regional Business Development - GL Events
  • Moderator: Martin TRONQUIT, Managing Partner – Infomineo

COMPANY SET-UP IN KSA ROUND TABLE with

  • Romain ASTRUC, Partner - MENA LEGAL (Legal Aspects)
  • Daniel BATEMAN, Business Development Lead - Astrolabs
  • Ryan BINSADDIG, Investor Advisory & Relation Reg. Director - SAGIA
  • Mustafa NABELSI, Country Director - Astrolabs KSA
  • Moderator: Julie LEBLAN, CEO - MyList & Merit Incentive

1pm | Networking lunch

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