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Our members are engaged in financial trading and sales representing foreign exchange, interest rate products, equities, commodities and others. Membership is open to Arab and non-Arab professionals working in regional and international banks and financial institutions.

Treasury managers, managing directors, investment bankers, risk management and asset wealth management directors, financial markets traders representing international banks and institutions from around the world attend the ICA annual conference, our flagship event in the region, benefiting of the exchange of professional expertise and network development. Around 60% of the conference delegates are Arabs while some 40% are Europeans, Asians and Americans.

Our speaker faculty is composed of international political leaders, central bank governors, CEOs, chief economists and senior bankers, selected on a global basis for their experience and insights. Notable past speakers we have hosted included President Bill Clinton, President Nicolas Sarkozy, Mr. Tony Blair, Mr William Hague, Secretary James Baker, Dominique Strauss-Khan, Dr. Alan Greespan, Dr. Marc Mobius, Lord Norman Lamont, Carlos Ghosn, Dr. Jacques Attali, Pr. Nassim Taleb among many others.

COMMITTEE
  • Executive Committee
  • Organizing Committee
    Mr Tamer Khalifa
    ICA Chairman

    Regional General Manager, Gulf
    Arab African International Bank
    P.O. Box: 1049, Dubai, United Arab Emirates -
    T:+971 4 393 7773/393 2442 (Direct)
    E: Tkhalifa@aaib.com W: www.aaib.com 

    Mr Aqeel Habeeb
    ICA Vice Chairman

    President
    Kuwait Financial Markets Association
    P.O. Box 25228 Safat, 13113 Kuwait -
    T:+965 22498560
    F: +965 9901 0828
    E: kfma@kfma.org.kw

    Mr Faical Leamari
    ICA General Secretary

    Head of Capital Markets
    Attijariwafa Bank
    163 avenue Hassan II - Casablanca, Morocco -
    T:+ 212 522544424
    M: +212 661104653
    E: f.leamari@attijariwafa.com W: www.attijariwafa.com 

    Mr Elie Chami
    ICA Treasurer

    Treasurer
    Arab Bank Plc
    Arab Bank Building, Riad El Solh, Banks’ Street Beirut Central District, Lebanon-
    T:+961 1 981 121
    F: +961 3 359 969
    E: elie.chami@arabbank.com.lb 

    Ms Hanadi Al Asmi
    ICA Assistant General Secretary

    Manager, Treasury Department
    Arab Bank OBU Bahrain
    Arab Bank Building, No. 540 Road No 1706 Block 317P.O. Box 813, Diplomatic Area – Manama-
    T:+973 17 549043
    M: +973 3 9982266
    E: hanadi.hassan@arabbank.com.bh W: www.arabbank.com.bh 

Mohammad Al Hashemi
Chairman UAEFMA

UAE Financial Markets Association
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Mobile:   +971 (0) 50 1480290
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Email :     mohammed@uaefma.com
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

Nabil Al Rehma
Vice Chairman

UAE Financial Markets Association
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

Salman Hadi
General Secretary

UAE Financial Markets Association
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Email :     secretary@uaefma.com
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

Ahoud Al Ali
Treasurer

UAE Financial Markets Association
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Email:     treasurer@uaefma.com
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

Khalid Ashoor
Board Member

UAE Financial Markets Association
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

Ahmed AlAhli
Board Member

UAE Financial Markets Association
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

Iqra Mukhtar
Marketing Coordinator

UAE Financial Markets Association
Business Village, Block B, Opp. Clock tower,
Office: 534/536- section: 10
P O Box 5860, Dubai, UAE
Toll free: 800 UAE FMA
Tel:         +971 (0) 4 256 6622
Mob:      +971 55 258 9011
Fax:         +971 (0) 4 256 6626
Email:       iqra@uaefma.com
Website: www.uaefma.com
Event Website: www.icaconference.com

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AGENDA
Wednesday, Nov 22

09:00 – 19:00   Registration
19:00 – 21:00   Cocktail Reception at Laguna Lounge - Sofitel The Palm Resort & SPA sponsored by FAB (Dress code smart casual)

Thursday, Nov 23 (Business attire)

08:00 – 09:40    Registration & Exhibition
09:40 – 10:10    Official Inauguration
                          •  Mohammed Al Hahshemi – Chairman of UAEFMA
                          •  Tamer Khalifa – Chairman of ICA                    

 

10:10 – 11:00    Panel Discussion: Prized Assets: The Increasing Importance of GCC Sovereign Wealth Funds
                         • Rachel Pether - Senior Advisor, SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND INSTITUTE
                             •Colin Ellis - Chief Credit Officer, MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICES
                            • Dr. Celeste Cecilia Moles Lo Turco - Vice President Strategy, FUTURE HOLDING, SWFs Expert

                           Moderator:
                           • Claudia Maedler, Bureau Chief for UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar – BLOOMBERG NEWS 


11:10 – 11:40    Exhibition & Coffee Break
11:40 – 12:30    Panel Discussion: Opening Up to New Ideas: The Rise of the Sharing Economy
                          • Jennifer Hansen - Executive Vice President, Head of Global Sales Strategy and Execution, SAXO MARKETS
                              • Sara Green Brodersen , Entrepreneur, Thought Leader & Speaker Denmark
                              • Chelsea Rustrum - Sharing Economy Author , Facilitator and Consultant 
                              • David Passiak - Futurist , Innovator and Author of Three Books - Empower, Disruption Revolution , and Red Bull to Buddha 
                              Moderator:
                             • Hormoz Faryar - Head of Institutional Business, Divisa Capital 

12:30 – 13:20       Panel Discussion: A Focus on Home Grown Talent – Local & International Perspectives
                            • Souad Al Hosani -  President of NEXUS GROUP OF COMPANIES
                            • Baran Abdulla – Founder of Two Successful Distribution Businesses in Cosmetics and Flowers
                            • Gerald Lawless – CEO of Jumeirah Group

                            • Russel Yeomans-Managing Director, Middle East
                             Moderator: Maryam Amiri - Master of Ceremony and Moderator specializing in large-scale live events such as international conferences and awards ceremonies

13:30 – 14:30    Business Lunch - Sofitel The Palm Resort & SPA
14:40 – 15:30    Sir Peter Westmacott - British Ambassador to the United States from 2012-2016 
15:30 – 17:00    ICA Board Meeting
20:00 – 20:30    Gala Dinner Reception (formal) at Burj Al Arab sponsored by Emirates NBD
20:30                 Gala Dinner sponsored by Emirates NBD

Friday, Nov 24 (Business attire)

09:00  – 10:00        Exhibition

10:00  – 10:50       Capital Markets to the Rescue: Sizing up the Potential

                           • Vikas Jain - Head of Financial Institutions, GGO MENA, Thomson Reuters.
                               • Michael Creed - Senior Manager, Dubai Financial Services Authority
                               • Fawaz Abusneineh, CFA - Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets & Issuer Services , FAB

                               Moderator:
                               Chavan Bhogaita - Managing Director, Head of Markets Insights & Strategy, Global Markets, FAB

11:00  – 11:30      Exhibition  & Coffee Break
11:30  – 12:20      Global Growth Outlook: Lowered Expectations
                           • Richard Duncan – Author and Publisher, MACRO WATCH
                              • Christopher Dembik  - Head of Macro Analysis, SAXO BANK GROUP
                              • Carla Slim - Chief Economist, Standard Chartered Bank
                              • Ziad Daoud - Head Economist for Middle East, BLOOMBERG  

                             •   Moderator: Omeir Jilani - Executive Director - Alternative Investments, Global Markets, FAB

12:20 – 13:00      Exhibition & Prayer time
13:00 – 14:00      Business Lunch - Sofitel The Palm Resort & SPA
14:00 – 15:00     The Rise of Populism in the West
                           • Huw Pill - Chief European Economist and Co-Head of the Economics Team in Europe, GOLDMAN SACHS
                              • Timothy Fox - Head of Group Research and Chief Economist, EMIRATES NBD
                              • João Pedro Gonçalves - Financial Economist with Foundations also in Politics and Law


15:15 – 16:00        ICA General Assembly
18:30 – 20:30        La Perle Show (smart casual) – Al Habtoor City Dubai
20:30 – 22:30        Dinner (smart casual)

 

Saturday , Nov 25

9:00 – 16:00 Excursion day - Museums Visit followed by Emirati Lunch

speakers
Exhibition

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Kindly note that online registration will be closed on Sunday November 19, end of business day.
However, registration desk will be open on November 22 at Sofitel The Palm for on sight registration and payment via credit card or cash.
Looking forward to welcoming you to this year’s edition!

Delegates

Delegate Registration Fee: 1,800 U$
UAEFMA Member: 900U$

DELEGATE
ICA ADMINISTRATIVE
UAEFMA Member


Payment via transfer:
Beneficiary Account: Interarab Cambist Association
Acct with: Byblos Bank SAL
Acct number: 545 3151290 001
Swift Code: BYBALBBX
IBAN: LB73 0039 0000 0005 4531 5129 0001

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