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MIDDLE EAST INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2017
MIDDLE EAST INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2017
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As significant shifts in oil prices, geopolitical developments, and national budget revisions continue to affect the investment climate across the Middle East, the Middle East Investment Conference brings together regional and international investment professionals to consider the most pressing issues facing investors today under the theme "Beyond Borders: MENA's Role in the Global Economy."

Hosted by the CFA Society Emirates, the 2017 edition will take place on 23 February in Abu Dhabi, UAE, bringing together international thought leaders, investment professionals, policymakers, industry experts and other key market participants from across the MENA region. With repeated success in attracting more than 300 senior investment professionals and featuring a world-class line-up of speakers for 2017, this flagship conference offers a unique opportunity for you to gain first-hand insights from leading investment experts and network with like-minded peers of the highest calibre.

MEET THE 2017 SPEAKER LINE-UP

Amer Khansaheb
CFA, President
CFA Society Emirates
Todd Buchholz
Former Director of Economic Policy
The White House & Economics Teacher, Harvard
Tim Fox
Executive Vice President, Group Chief Economist & Head of Research
Emirates NBD
Paul Schulte
Founder & Editor
Schulte Research
Pippa Malmgren
Author, Economist & Co-Founder
H Robotics
Dawn Metcalfe
Managing Director
PDSi
His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh
Chairman
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Paul Smith, CFA
President & CEO
CFA Institute
Dr. Hatem Samman
Chief Economist and Economic Advisor
SAGIA

KEY TOPICS INCLUDE

  • 2017 macroeconomic and financial sector outlook: The increasing role of geopolitics on market prices over the next 12 months
  • Impact of FinTech to the economy and investment world: The Internet of things and what's over the horizon
  • Introducing VAT: Gearing up for the introduction of value-added tax – the importance, the impact and the increased cost of doing business
  • The Middle East energy outlook and its global implications
  • Motivating & inspiring leadership: Defining and fine-tuning your leadership role

WHO YOU WILL MEET

Network with 300+ senior investment professionals and industry experts including:

  • Heads of Investment
  • Financial Advisors
  • Fund Managers
  • Wealth Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Investment Banking Analysts
  • Corporate Financial Analysts
  • Chief Financial Officers & other CXOs

CFA INSTITUTE CE CREDIT

The 2017 Middle East Investment Conference qualifies for 5.5 CE credits (0 SER). The pre-conference workshop qualifies for 3 CE credits (0 SER). For CFA Institute members, these credit hours will be updated automatically in your online CE Tracking auto-entry.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

  • Network extensively with your regional investment peers and international thought leaders to exchange ideas and best practices
  • Attend educational and interactive sessions led by respected industry experts and get answers to your most critical questions
  • Get an insight into the latest resources, products and services that are available to help you improve your professional performance
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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court
BEYOND BORDERS: MENA’S ROLE IN
THE GLOBAL ECONOMY | #MEIC2017
PRE-EVENT WORKSHOP: 22 FEBRUARY 2017
ROSEWOOD ABU DHABI - AL MARYAH ISLAND, UAE

CONFERENCE: 23 FEBRUARY 2017
ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET BUILDING, AL MARYAH ISLAND, UAE